Privacy Policy

Introduction to Our Privacy Policy

At Tharagay African News, your privacy is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding the personal information of our visitors and subscribers. This Privacy Policy provides a comprehensive explanation on how your personal data will be handled when you interact with our website. We clarify the types of data collected, the reasons for its collection, how it is processed, and the measures in place to protect your information. In light of our commitment to your privacy, we make sure to comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act of South Africa (POPIA), ensuring that all personal data is treated with the utmost care and security. Your continual usage of our service will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information.

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our services to you. Personal Data may include, but is not limited to, your email address, first name and last name, phone number, and postal address. This information is gathered when you subscribe to our newsletter, provide feedback, or participate in any interactive features of our services while visiting Tharagay African News. Non-personally identifying information such as browser version, time of visit, and other anonymous data may also be collected automatically. The collected information helps us deliver a better and more personalized service by enabling us to estimate our audience size, understand usage patterns, store information about your preferences, and recognize when you return to our site.

Data Storage and Security

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. All personal data is stored in secure servers and protected against unauthorized access, use, destruction, or alteration. Despite our best efforts, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the complete security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the internet. By using Tharagay African News, you acknowledge that you understand these risks.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights aimed at allowing you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your personal data. The rights include the right to access your personal data, the right to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold, the right to object to direct marketing, and the right to claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws. This aligns with our commitment to uphold globally recognized standards for data protection, even though our primary base of operations is in Kenya.

Contact Information

If you have any concerns or queries regarding our Privacy Policy, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]. A more detailed method and options for contacting us can be provided upon request. The business information is as follows: Owner - Elisa Mirembe, Postal Address - Sarit Centre, Karuna Rd, Westlands, P.O. Box 14474, Nairobi 00800, Kenya. We welcome your feedback and will do our best to address your concerns.