out our specific commitments to data protection, including compliance with Kenya’s Data
Protection Act, 2019. It will show how Kenya Diaspora Alliance uses and protects any
information that you provide when you sign up to receive our newsletters, register to attend
any of our events or when contacting us expressing interest in receiving information and
notifications related to any of our activities. Should we ask you to provide certain
information by which you can be identified when interacting with us, it will only be used in
Kenya Diaspora Alliance may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You
should check this page periodically to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes.
WHAT WE COLLECT
Kenya Diaspora Alliance is committed to minimising the identifying information it collects
about individuals that it interacts with in the course of conducting its activities. As such we
may collect the following set of personally identifying information:
- Name, gender, job title and affiliation
- Contact information that includes email address(es), telephone numbers,
location and physical address.
- Contact email address and telephone number for a key liaison person whose
information is provided by you, to handle your participation at, or registration for,
any of our events.
- Industry segment
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
1) Keep you informed about our activities and specifically about our upcoming events.
2) Facilitate any online onboarding and engagement on our online platforms
forpurposes of virtual attendance of our events.
3) Provide you with post-event related information such as access to meeting
presentation files, conference reports, photos and other such related content.
4) Promote awareness regarding the importance of the identified Festival theme.
For points 1, 2, 3, & 4 above, we do this either through newsletters or general
communication emails. If the information was gathered from our event registration
processes, the data is also used strictly for internal record keeping and for planning
purposes related to the conduct of our events.
We may periodically send informational emails (newsletters) or promotional emails (offers for
your company to participate in our events as speakers, exhibitors or authors of pertinent
subject matter articles) and other information which we think you may find interesting, using
the email address(es) which you have provided.From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research
purposes by inviting you to influence or participate in surveys. We may contact you by email,
Your data will be kept secure and private. Under no circumstances will your information be
shared or transferred to any third-party individual or organisation outside of Kenya Diaspora
Alliance, unless you provide us with prior explicit consent related to such circumstance
should the need arise.
NEWSLETTERS AND CALLS
When you subscribe to our newsletter or submit to our call for panels or call for papers,
KDA collects personal data. KDA relies on its legitimate interests to process this data for
the sole purpose of keeping you updated about its activities via the newsletter and for
organising the conference. We do not disclose this data to third parties. If you wish to
unsubscribe or remove your email address, please use the unsubscribe link in the newsletter
or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please note that cookies are however needed for specific areas on our website such as the
online registration system.
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LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used
these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the
other website. Therefore, Kenya Diaspora Alliance will not be responsible for the protection
and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, particularly if
caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website(s) in question.
CONTROL THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If you wish to stop any communication occasioned by direct marketing, you do so at any
time by writing to or emailing us at email@example.com
Under no circumstances will your information be shared or transferred to any third party
outside of Kenya Diaspora Alliance, unless you provide us with prior explicit consent related
to such circumstance should the need arise.We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any individual or third party
company unless we have your permission, or are required by law to do so.
Since we only hold the above mentioned information about you per our data minimization
policy, there is no other type of personal information about you in our database. You can still
receive written confirmation of what we hold, and how your data is used, by contacting our
Data Protection Officer. Please note, there may be a small fee to process such requests.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please
contact our Data Protection Officer. We will promptly correct any information found to be
If at any point you would like to request that your information, or the contact details of the
liaison person you have introduced is to be completely removed from our database, please
contact our Data Protection Officer. We will promptly carry out your request and will provide
one final communication to confirm that your request has been carried out.
DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our data protection practices or
regarding any data pertaining to you held in the Kenya Diaspora Alliance database, please
contact our Data Protection Officer, Okango Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org for further input