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Privacy Policy

The Kisanii Privacy Policy was updated on 25 May 2018


Your privacy is important to Kisanii. We are committed to taking best care of your information and appreciate the trust you place in us.

This Privacy Policy will help you understand what information we collect from you and process using this website, how we obtain it, and what choices and rights you have about your personal data.

When we refer to “Kisanii” within this Privacy Policy, we are referring to the company Kisanii Limited of registered address 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU, the associated websites, and any associated services or features which may be made available to you from this website.

Data Protection Framework

Kisanii is based within the United Kingdom, and as such have aligned our Privacy Policy with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25th May 2018, under the supervision of the ICO within the UK.

1. OUR CORE BELIEFS REGARDING USER PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION

  • User privacy and data protection are human rights.
  • Personal data is a liability, it should only be collected, processed and stored when absolutely necessary, and should be protected with adequate security measures.
  • We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information.

2. RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection owner (details of whom can be found in section 16) for clarification.

3. CUSTOMER AND CITIZEN DATA

You may decide to send us your personal information via this website if you are seeking more information, requesting to attend one of our events, or for other similar purposes. Your decision to disclose your personal data is entirely voluntary, and by doing so, you are providing us with specific consent to use your personal data only for the purposes for which you have disclosed it to us.

Kisanii may access and use your Customer Data only for the purposes for which you have submitted it to us to (a) provide information to you, (b) make contact with you, (c) provide services to you, or (d) maintain the operations and security of the website and services we provide to you. We will not use your personal information for any other purposes, for example the communication of marketing material, unless we have your specific consent to do so.

We will at all times handle and store your personal data in accordance with industry best practice aligned with ISO27001, the international standard for information security. This includes the activities and procedures undertaken by our own personnel and authorised third parties (see Section 11), and the technical controls which we have implemented to prevent unauthorised access, compromise or theft of information from our applications, supporting computer systems and premises.

We will keep your data within Kisanii and our trusted third parties (see section 11) except where disclosure is required by law (e.g. government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

4. SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA

GDPR specifies a set of personal data categories which are considered to be “sensitive”, and which require special consideration by Data Controllers. This website, and any services available from this website, do not knowingly collect or process any sensitive personal data, and supporting Privacy Impact Assessments (also known as Data Protection Impact Assessments under GDPR).

5. CHILDREN’S PERSONAL DATA

This website, and any services available from this website, are not directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with their personal information without having parental consent, please contact the Kisanii Data Protection Owner (see Section 16) immediately so that we can take appropriate action.

6. CUSTOMER AND CITIZEN DATA RIGHTS

As prescribed within data protection regulations, you have several rights connected to the provision of your personal data to Kisanii using this website. These include your rights to request that Kisanii:

  • confirms to you what personal data it may hold about you, if any, and for what purposes;
  • changes the consent which you have provided in relation to your personal data;
  • corrects any inaccurate or incomplete personal data which may be held about you;
  • provides you with a complete copy of your personal data for you to move elsewhere;
  • stops processing your personal data, whilst an objection from you is being resolved;
  • permanently erases all your personal data promptly, and confirms to you that it has done so (there may be reasons why we may be unable to do this);

To contact Kisanii, please see Section 16 below. If Kisanii does not address your request, or fails to provide you with a valid reason why it is unable to do so, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office to make a complaint. They can be contacted via their website (www.ico.org.uk) or by telephone 0303 123 1113.

7. DATA BREACHES

We will report any unlawful data breach any of our third party data processors to all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach, where feasible.

8. DATA CONTROLLER

The data controller of this website is:

  • Kisanii Limited, a UK private limited company with company number: 08113786

Whose registered office is:

  • 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU

9. PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT THIS WEBSITE COLLECTS AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

9.1 Site visitation tracking

Google Analytics

Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see section 11 below).

GA makes use of cookies, details of which can be found on Google’s developer guides. FYI our website uses the analytics.js implementation of GA.

Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

9.2 Contact forms and email links

Should you choose to contact us using the contact form on our Contact us page, the data that you supply will be forwarded directly to us. The contact details you submit will not be stored on the kisanii.co.uk website database.

Resources & Further Information:

10. ABOUT THIS WEBSITE'S SERVER

This website is hosted by Namesco Limited (names.co.uk) within a secure UK based data centre. We consider Namesco to be a third party data processor (see section 11 below). All traffic (transferral of files) between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

11. OUR DECLARATION OF THIRD PARTY DATA SUB-PROCESSORS

We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section 2 above.

All of these third parties are EU-US Privacy Shield (2016) compliant.

The activities within which each of these Data Processors participates have been recorded within the applicable Privacy Impact Assessments (also known as Data Protection Impact Assessments under GDPR).

12. COOKIE POLICY

Kisanii is committed to delivering a great user experience to you and we wish to maintain the confidence that you place in us. This is why we aim to provide you with clear information about how we use cookies and other similar technology on our website. The word “device”, when used in this policy, refers to computers, smartphones, tablets and all other devices used for accessing the internet.

Our Cookie Policy explains:

  • what are cookies
  • why we use cookies
  • how we use cookies
  • disabling and opting out of cookie use

We’ve tried to keep it as simple as possible, but if you’re not familiar with terms like, IP addresses, pixel tags and browsers, then read about these key terms first. Your privacy matters to us so please do take the time to get to know our practices – and if you have any questions contact us.

What are Cookies

Cookies are small text files saved to the user’s device that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser deletes them, or until they expire.

Why we use Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Cookies help us measure the effectiveness of our layout and content, tell us which parts of this website people have visited and give us insights into user behaviour so we can improve our communications and your experience of this website.

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s device.

Only Google Analytics cookies are in use on this website.

How we use Cookies

We use both session-based and persistent cookies, dependent upon how you use or interact with our website.

The cookies used to deliver Google Analytics service are described below.

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Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.
Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.

12.1 Google Analytics Opt-out

In order to provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

http://tools.google.com/dlpage...

For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.

http://www.google.com/analytic...

12.2 Google Analytics Cookie Usage

For further information on Google Analytics cookie usage, please visit https://developers.google.com/analytics...

12.3 Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).

12.4 Further information about cookies

You can find out more about cookies, including how to disable, enable or delete them, at the following websites:

13. EXTERNAL LINKS

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; google.com or facebook.com.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

14. SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons from LinkedIn which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account. We consider LinkedIn to be a third party data processor (see section 11 above).

15. SHORTENED LINKS IN SOCIAL MEDIA

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: https://bit.ly/2jP0mdn).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

16. CONTACTING KISANII

At Kisanii we are committed to providing you with full transparency with regard to your information rights. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like to exercise any of your statutory rights please contact us by:

Even with the best of intentions, we know things can go wrong. So, if for any reason you are not entirely satisfied with any aspect of our information rights practices, please let us know as soon as possible. We’ll investigate the situation and where necessary, set about putting things right as quickly as possible. We will also take steps to avoid similar problems happening in the future. For further information, please follow our General Data Processing Regulation Complaints procedure found at data-processing-complaints...

Please note, all electronic correspondence, including emails, are subject to the terms of this privacy notice.

17. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy may change from time to time in line with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.