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Privacy Policy

Afroway Privacy Policy

Effective and Last Updated: January 1, 2016

This website is owned and operated by AfroWay. This privacy policy outlines how we collect and deal with personal information and your rights regarding the personal information you provide to us.

The Afro-Way: Soul From The East (hereinafter referred as Afro-Way/ AfroWay) also operating as Afro-Way.com and/or any other related domains, acknowledges that there is need to address imperative issues vis-à-vis Privacy. Therefore, AfroWay vehemently affirms that it will approach and deal with private information collected through your interaction with AfroWay in a diligent way.

1.    Collection of Information

It is imperative to note that through your interaction with AfroWay, you are likely to divulge some of your personal and/or confidential information so as to attain certain information, services and/or any other activities that will demand you to key in of your personal information.

The information AfroWay collects will vary depending on the service you request but could include name, address, phone number, email address, user name, password, age, gender, date of birth, comments and/or competition answers. AfroWay may also ask for additional information depending on the nature of the service required and/or provided. Unless stated, the data fields AfroWay requests must be completed.

Irrespective of AfroWay urge to attain certain information from you, TAKE NOTICE THAT:


a.    In no circumstances will AfroWay through its respective actors; thus, the Head and/or Employees of whatsoever incumbent will ask, request and/or authorize you to proffer information relating to your Gadgets, Email, Automated Machine Credit or Debit Card et al. information;


b.    In case of any challenges of whatsoever degree that reflects (a), be kind enough and approach your respective service institution;

c.    Contrary to (a) and any presumed Technological Hitch and/or Barring unknown and beyond AfroWay automated system performance and/or that breakdown which emanates due to the third party service provider as presumed under (c), AfroWay will have to collect certain confidential data relating to your transaction(s). For instance, when you are to make payments online by utilising PayPal, Credit and Debit Cards and/or any other formality scripted by the AfroWay Management; and

d.    Any data proffered under (c) is highly protected as AfroWay itself; thus, through the employees, they cannot access the said information and/or data.

2.    Software or Applications


By installing any mobile, computer, tablet and/or any other Application or Software that is produced by AfroWay for purposes of making it’s services efficient you do agree on the following terms without whatsoever reservation:

a.  Your location – upon your first use you will be prompted for permission for us to use your location (which you may decline) in order to offer you relevant services (AfroWay cannot offer relevant services if you do not permit us to detect and use your location); and

b.  Your device - if you access our services from a device such as a mobile telephone running an application, AfroWay will uniquely identify each instance of the application, but AfroWay will not be able to personally identify you from this information.

3.    Cookies


AfroWay also collect certain information through the use of Cookies and other similar automated means. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. You are in complete control over whether you want to accept or decline cookies from the internet. In your browser (all popular browsers have this capability) settings you have ability to turn cookies on or off.

Use of Information


AfroWay will use your personal information for a number of purposes including but not limited to the following:

·   To provide, administer and communicate with you about our services and promotions (e.g. to enable you to log in to your account and/or enter competitions) and/or to analyse and improve the services that AfroWay offers.

·   To email and/or provide information relating to marketing communications about content, products, events and promotions by us, that you might be interested in. If you are a registered user, then these communications may be personalised for you based on your browsing preferences.

·    To email and/or provide information relating to marketing communications about products, events and promotions by third parties, that you might be interested in. AfroWay will only do so if at the time of collecting your personal information you have specifically agreed to opt-in to receive such communications from third parties.

Through the progress of AfroWay, your information may or will be utilised for other various purposes that are sound to various legal Provisions of Kenya, Regional or International Policies and/or Principles vis-à-vis Privacy, more so in relation to operation of Business Entities under the Online rostrums.

4.    Sharing Information


AfroWay will not sell, trade, rent or otherwise pass on your personal information to others, including any personal information that AfroWay collects through the use of cookies, except as described here or with your prior consent.

AfroWay may share personal information with service providers who perform functions and services on our behalf. Such third parties will be provided with personal information necessary to perform the services on our behalf but are not authorised to use such information for any other purposes.

Only where you have agreed to receive marketing communications from third parties, AfroWay may pass your personal information for this purpose.

AfroWay may disclose your personal information when you enter a competition or when you provide material AfroWay wishes to publish. AfroWay will effect such with your prior consent.

AfroWay may carry out research or analysis, which contains your personal information, via our sites. Any "pooled" responses to questions may also be shared with our partner organisations.

AfroWay may also disclose personal information about you to comply with applicable laws and when requested to do so by law enforcement agencies or government bodies.

5.    Business Transfer


AfroWay reserve the right to transfer personal information about you in the event it sells or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets and that you equally acknowledge that in the unfortunate event that AfroWay goes out of business and/or winding-up the acquirer of AfroWay will utilise the personal information collected by AfroWay as described herein. Following such unforeseen events, you may contact the entity to which AfroWay transferred your personal information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information.

6.    Aggregate Statistics


AfroWay may share anonymous aggregate statistics about its users, sales and traffic patterns with its advertisers and other third parties. However, it will not be possible to identify you from this information. For example, AfroWay might report to potential advertisers that a certain percentage of our users are interested in its products, based on information requests. Some of this information may be collected using cookies as described above and in our cookie policy.

7.    Transferring Data


AfroWay may transfer the personal information collected about you to countries and/or Regions (for instance European Union) other than the geographical setting in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When transferring your personal information to other countries, AfroWay will protect the information as described in this privacy policy to the transferee.

8.    Your Rights


Upon vivid communication by you, AfroWay will be able to address, effect and/or observe your Rights or Legitimate requests effectively and efficiently by having you pledge the following Rights which you happen to waive if no action and/or communication is effected by you vis-a-vis the use of information AfroWay collects from you on the onset and continuous interaction with AfroWay and/or any other entity managed by AfroWay. The rights are:

a.    You have the right to request that AfroWay ceases to provide you information relating to marketing communications, whether by e-mail or otherwise, to you. You can do this by checking certain boxes when AfroWay collects your personal information or by clicking the unsubscribe link in the marketing e-mails you receive from us. You can also do this by contacting us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and putting “PRIVACY” in the subject box.

b.    You may request access to the personal information AfroWay hold about you. If you would like to submit a request please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Personal Information Request” in the subject box.

9.    Third Party Websites


When you click on advertisements or links on any of AfroWay sites, you will leave that site and go to a third party site which is outside of AfroWay control. When AfroWay places an advertisement on one of its sites, it does not signify that AfroWay are endorsing that advertiser's product or service. AfroWay does not accept responsibility for content, having no control over, and AfroWay Privacy Policy does not apply to these companies, sites or content and if such third party sites collect Personal Data, AfroWay cannot control how this data is processed, stored or used. AfroWay advises that you read their data collection statements which accompany any registration and their Privacy Policies before you submit your personal information.

10.    Changes to our Privacy Policy


AfroWay reserve the right to change our privacy policy from time to time to comply with relevant legislation or otherwise and all changes will be posted here. Where the changes are significant, AfroWay may also choose to email all our registered users with the updated privacy policy.

Contact Us


If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “PRIVACY” in the subject box.

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