Privacy Brief

Statement Of Privacy Principles

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and understand the need for appropriate protection of all personal information provided to us by you. This Privacy Policy statement is in place so that you understand the importance of and our commitment to ensuring that we comply with Kenyan legislation in this area.

The Site is designed and targeted to Kenya audiences and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Kenya.  We make no representation that this Site is operated in accordance with the laws or regulations of, or governed by, other countries.  By using the Site, you certify that you are an adult aged at least 18 years and meet the other eligibility requirements for this Site as applicable.  If you do not meet any of the age and other eligibility requirements, then please discontinue using the Site immediately as your continued use of the Site indicates that you are agreeing to the collection, use, disclosure, management and storage of your Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you are located outside of the Republic of Kenya, you use this Site at your own risk and initiative and you, not Jarunda News, are responsible for compliance with any applicable local and national laws.  Please be aware that any Personal Information and Other Information you provide to us or we obtain as a result of your use of this Site will be collected in Kenya aforesaid and/or transferred to Kenya and subject to  the laws of Kenya.  By using this Site and/or providing us with your Personal Information and Other Information, you (a) consent to the transfer and/or processing of any Information to and in Kenya, (b) acknowledge that Kenya’s law may provide a lower standard of protection for personal data than the laws of your location or residence and (c) understand that we will collect, transfer, store, process and/or deal with your Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Kenyan law. Consequently, to the full extent permitted by law, you hereby waive any claims relating to the processing of your Personal Information or Other Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy that may arise under the laws and regulations that apply to you in or of any other country or jurisdiction.

Your Consent

By entering and using our Website, you consent to the collection, process, use and retention of your personal information for our legitimate business purposes. Please DO NOT submit your personal information If you do not wish us to collect it.

Under no circumstances will we sell or forward your details to other companies or third parties without your prior consent, except when necessary in relation to any supply of products and/or services by us to you or in order to protect against fraud or any other crime (usually by providing such information to a reputable information reporting organisation).

We do however reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies’ lawful requests for information. We may in addition from time to time share non-personal, non-individual information in aggregate form with third parties for business purposes; this does not involve the disclosure of any personal information that can identify any particular customer in any way. We may also transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

Collection, Use And Retention Of Information

We collect, use and retain information about you only if we reasonably believe it is justified, required and useful in order to conduct our business effectively and to provide you with information about changes to our site, products and services that we believe may be of interest to you or that you may find interesting. Conducting market research, carrying out statistical, technical and logistical analysis and informing you if you have been successful in any Site competitions or promotions.

Protection Of Information

No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure, so we do not guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the Site. However, we maintain appropriate security standards and procedures in relation to the collection, use and retention of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure.

Employee Access To Information

Your information is disclosed to our employees, agents and representatives on “a need to know” basis and we confirm that all such persons understand the importance of client confidentiality and privacy.


Our Website may employ the use of “Cookies”. These are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive and which track and report back information about you to us. Most browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent this if you wish.

Links To Other Web Sites

Our Website may contain various links to other Sites that are operated and/or owned by third parties. We do not have control over such third party Sites and cannot accept responsibility should you decide to enter them.

Updating, Maintenance And Accuracy Of Your Information

We do our best to ensure that all information held relating to you is kept up-to-date, accurate and complete. In this regard, we also rely on you to notify us if your information requires updating or deleting. We will respond to requests from you to update or delete your information in an efficient and timely manner.

Contacting Us

We are always pleased to hear from our visitors We are always grateful for any time you spend providing us with the knowledge we need to ensure that our customers are completely satisfied – we want you to return to the site and to recommend us to your friends and family. If you have any questions or feedback about this statement please do not hesitate to contact us, we will be delighted to answer any questions you may have.

Accessing, Reviewing, Updating Or Deleting Personal Information

To delete all records of your Personal Information from the Site, please send an email to the Privacy Administrator by sending a communication to Jarunda News through the “Contact” Page with the subject of “Privacy”.

If the burden or expense of providing access to your Information is disproportionate to the risks to your privacy or if the legitimate rights of others would be violated, we may decide not to provide access to such Information. In such cases, we will provide to you an explanation of why access cannot be provided and contact information for further inquiries.

Changes To This Privacy Policy And Notice

We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an updated Privacy Policy without advance notice to you. Such revisions shall be effective immediately upon posting.  Notice of material changes will be posted on the Site’s homepage and/or will be provided by e-mailing you or notifying you upon login about these changes; the form of such notice is at our discretion.