Your privacy is important to Kwacha Road, and to the owner of Kwacha Road, Struxi LLC (henceforth “Kwacha Road”). This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Kwacha Road collects, and the ways in which Kwacha Road uses that personal information.
About the info we collect…
- We collect your name and email address. For example, you may subscribe to receive email updates from the blog on the site by submitting your email address. We will never sell your email address or name.
- We would like to collect your birthday. This would only be used to send you a personal note on your birthday.
- We use third-party vendors to host the site, deliver the newsletter and process payment. We never see, hold, or store your payment details. That is handled by Stripe. Other third-party vendors include MemberPress, GetResponse, Bit.ly, Ingenium BCS, Inc., and SG Hosting Inc..
- Internet traffic leaves distinct footprints. Web servers may automatically capture information from visitors to the Site, such as domain names, IP addresses, duration of time spent on site, and previous site visited. This visitor information may be used to improve the Site.
- We use this information to deliver services, personalize the website for you, enabling your access, send you a newsletter, send you statements and invoices, collect and process payments, send you marketing and other emails. We will not sell your personal information, ever.
Our legal basis for doing so…
Kwacha Road asserts the following legal grounds for the collection of data:
- Explicit Consent — When you sign up for the newsletter (either free or paid) or any other account at Kwacha Road, you provide explicit consent for Kwacha Road to collect the above listed personal information.
- Contract — If you enter an agreement with Kwacha Road for the provision of services in exchange for payment, Kwacha Road will be required to collect the above listed personal information (minus your birthday, that’s optional).
- Legitimate Interests — Finally, Kwacha Road may have additional legitimate interests, including account maintenance and administrative purposes, for the collection of the above listed personal information.
Disclosure of information
We will not voluntarily share your name and email provided via the Site to any third party, except:
- With third parties that we hire to perform services for us (these third parties are not authorized to keep or use your personal information for any other purpose),
- To comply with legal requirements, such as law, regulation, warrant, subpoena, court order, or with a regulator or law enforcement agency or personnel or
- In connection with a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.
Visitor information described above under “Information that we collect and how we use it” may be provided to third parties as described below under “Cookies“ and “Web Beacons.”
We want to keep your name and email address accurate. You can correct or update your name or email address that you have provided us. Alternatively, should you wish to unenroll for our service you can unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of each email. Readers dissatisfied with a response may reach us via email at hmevans [at] Struxi (dot) net.
The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13, or minors under the age of 16 in the European Union. We will not knowingly collect personal information from them. If we discover that a child has provided us with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to delete this information. If you have reason to believe we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under the age of 13, please immediately let us know at support [at] kwacharoad (dot) com
A cookie is a small text file that the Site can place on your computer’s hard drive. When you visit the Site, a cookie may be placed on your computer for customizing and enhancing your experience on the Site. Your name and email address are not shared in this cookie. We use a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data. You can set your Web browser to block cookies, but doing so may affect your ability to access certain features of the Site.
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Securing Your Data
Kwacha Road will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. If Kwacha Road stores any of your data, it will do so on secure servers.
We take reasonable steps to protect personal information from loss and misuse. Please keep in mind that no Internet transmission is 100% secure. Some email sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Please consider this when sending information to us by email.