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Our website address is: https://ecommercenews.co.ke.

Data protection

The following privacy policy applies to the use of our online offer www.ecommercelounge.co.ke (hereinafter “Website”).

We attach great importance to privacy. The collection and processing of your personal data is carried out in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).

1.  Person 
responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of Art……..

If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy as a whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the person responsible.

You can save and print this privacy policy at any time.

2.  General purposes of processing 
We use personal data for the purpose of operating the website [and for …. ]

3. What data we use and why 
3.1 Hosting 
The hosting services we use are designed to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, disk space and database services, security and technical maintenance services we use to operate the site ,

In doing so, we or our hosting provider processes inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors to this website on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of our website acc.

3.2 Access Data 
We collect information about you when you use this website. We will automatically collect information about your computer and mobile device information. We collect, store and use data about every access to our website (so-called server log files). Access data includes:

– Name and URL of the retrieved file

– Date and time of retrieval

– transferred amount of data

– message about successful retrieval (HTTP response code)

– browser type and browser version

– Operating system

– Referer URL (ie the previously visited page)

– Websites that are accessed by the user’s system through our website

– Internet service provider of the user

– IP address and the requesting provider

To use this log data for the purposes of the operation and security of our website, but also for the anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) and the extent and nature of Use of our website and services, as well as for billing purposes, to measure. This information enables us to provide personalized and location-based content, analyze traffic, troubleshoot and improve our services.

This is therefore our legitimate interest in accordance with Article ………

3.3 Cookies 
We use so-called session cookies to optimize our website. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent by the respective server when visiting a web site and stored on your hard disk. As such, this file contains a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This will allow you to return to our website. These cookies are deleted after you close your browser. They serve z. For example, you can use the shopping cart feature across multiple pages.

We therefore use a small amount of persistent cookies (“small text files stored on your device”). These cookies are stored on your hard drive and delete them after the given time. Their lifespan is 1 month to 10 years. In this way, we can present our offer in a more user-friendly, effective and secure way and, for example, show you information tailored to your interests on the page.

Our legitimate interest in the use of cookies in accordance with Article 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) GDPR is more user-friendly, effective and secure.

The cookies store about the following data and information:

– Log-in information

– Language settings

– entered search terms

– Information about the number of visits to our website and the use of individual functions of our website.

When the cookie is activated, it wants to be notified. Your name, IP address or similar data would allow the cookie to be associated with you. Based on the cookie technology, we only received pseudonymous information, for example, which pages of our shop were visited, which products were viewed, etc.

You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can decide on a case-by-case basis whether you exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, or that cookies are completely prevented. This may limit the functionality of the website.

3.4 Data to fulfill our contractual obligations 
We process personal data that we need to fulfill our contractual obligations, such as name, address, e-mail address, ordered products, billing and payment data. The collection of this data is required for the conclusion of the contract.

The deletion of the data takes place after expiry of the warranty periods and legal retention periods. Any data associated with a user account (see below) will in any case be retained for the time this account is maintained.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (b) GDPR, because this data is needed so that we can fulfill our contractual obligations to you.

3.5 User Account 
You can create a user account on our website. If you wish this, we need the personal data requested during login. Later logins will only require your email or username and the password you have chosen.

As well as access data (user name and password).

After you sign up for an order, you will receive an order for the activation of your account. Only after registration, we always store the data by you in our system.

You may have a user account at any time deleted from us, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. A message in writing to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (eg e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. We will then delete your stored personal data, as far as we do not have to store them for the processing of orders or due to legal storage obligations.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 a) GDPR.

3.6 Newsletter 
Registration for the newsletter requires the data requested in the registration process. The registration for the newsletter will be logged. After registering, you will receive a message on the specified email address requesting confirmation of your registration (“Double Opt-in”). This is necessary.

You can always revoke your consent to receive the newsletter and thus unsubscribe from the newsletter.

We save the log-in details as long as they are needed for sending the newsletter. The logging of the application and the shipping address are stored as long as there was an interest in the proof of the originally given consent, as a rule, these are the limitation periods for civil claims, thus a maximum of three years.

Legal basis for sending the newsletter is your consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 a) in conjunction with Art. 7 DSGVO in conjunction with § 7 (2) no. 3 UWG. Legal basis for logging the application is our legitimate interest in proving that the shipment was made with your consent.

You can cancel the application at any time, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. A message in writing to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (eg e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. Of course, you will also find an unsubscribe link in every newsletter.

3.7 Product recommendations 
We send you regular product recommendations by e-mail, regardless of the newsletter. In this way, we will provide you with information about products from our offering that you may be interested in based on your recent purchases of goods or services from us. We comply strictly with the legal requirements. You can object to this at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in writing to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (eg e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient. Of course, you will also find an unsubscribe link in every e-mail.

Legal basis for this is the legal permission according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 S. 1 f) DSGVO in connection with § 7 Abs. 3 UWG.

3.8 E-Mail 
If you contact us (eg via contact form or e-mail), we will process your details for the processing of the inquiry as well as the case that follow-up questions arise.

If the data processing takes place for the execution of pre-contractual measures, which take place upon your request, or if you are already our customer, for the execution of the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para , 1 p. 1 b) GDPR.

(A) GDPR) or we have a legitimate interest in the processing of your data (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR), A legitimate interest lies z. For example, respond to your email.

4 Google Analytics 
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the site visitors are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 p. 1 f) GDPR.

Google has submitted to the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the United States and certified. As a result, Google agrees to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. Further information can be found in the following linked entry: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

We have activated IP anonymization on this website (anonymizeIp). As a result, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full.

In addition, you may prevent the transmission to Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

As an alternative to the browser plug-in or browsers on mobile devices, you can opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from entering this site in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser, just click this link again): [deactivate Google Analytics]

5 Storage 
duration Unless there is a need for fulfillment, the purpose is to maintain it.

In some cases, the legislator provides for the retention of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will be stored by us only for legal purposes, but not otherwise processed and deleted after expiration of the statutory retention period.

6 Your rights as data controllers 
You have different rights under the applicable laws regarding your personal data. If you would like to have your rights, please send your request by e-mail or by post.

Below is an overview of your rights.

6.1 Right to confirmation and information 
You have the right to clear information about the processing of your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right at any time to obtain confirmation from us. If this is the case, you have a copy of this data. Furthermore, there is a right to the following information:

1.the processing purposes;

2. the categories of personal data being processed;

3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data have been disclosed or are still being disclosed, in particular to recipients in third countries or to international organizations;

4. if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for the determination;

5. the right of rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you or restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to search processing;

6. the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;

7. if the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the source of the data;

The existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the implications and intended effects of such search processing for you.

Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

6.2 Right to correction 
You have the right to demand that, if necessary, complete your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to demand immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary statement.

6.3 Right to be erased (“Right to be forgotten”) 
In a number of cases, we are obliged to erase personal data concerning you.

In detail:

According to Art. 17 (1) GDPR, you have the right to request that you delete your personal data without delay and we are obliged to delete your personal data immediately, if one of the following reasons applies:

1. Personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

2) (a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2) (a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

3. In accordance with Art. 21 (1) of the GDPR, you object to the processing and there are no prior justifiable grounds for processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 (2) GDPR.

4. The personal data was processed unlawfully.

5. The deletion of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation.

Art. 8 (1) GDPR. 6. The personal data were collected in relation to information society services.

Art. 17 (1) GDPR, we shall take appropriate measures, including technical ones, for data controllers, who are responsible for the personal data, taking into account For information on how to do this, please refer to the Personal Information.

6.4 Right to Limitation of Processing 
In a number of cases you are entitled to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to ask us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:

1. The accuracy of your personal information is contested by you for a period of time that enables us to verify the accuracy of your personal information.

2. the processing is unlawful and you have objected to the deletion of personal data and have instead requested the restriction of the use of personal data;

3. We no longer need personal information for the purposes of processing, but you need the information to assert, exercise or defend your rights, or

You have objected to the processing according to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, as long as it is not certain that the reasons for our company are outweigh yours.

6.5 Right to Data Portability 
You have the right to receive, transmit or transmit any personal data relating to you in a machine-readable manner.

In detail:

You have the right to receive the information in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transfer that information to another person without hindrance, provided that

1) a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR; and

2. The processing is done by automated means.

In exercising your right to data portability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to obtain that the personal data are transmitted directly by us to another party, as far as technically feasible.

Right of objection You have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by us if this is based on your particular situation and if our interests in processing do not prevail.

In detail:

(1) sentence 1 (e) or (f) GDPR; this applies to profiling based on these provisions. We are no longer responsible for the performance of the claims, for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

If personal data are processed by us in order to operate direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling as it is associated with such direct mail.

(Substantiv, Plural) (Substantiv, Plural) (1) of the GDPR Unless the processing is necessary to fulfill a public interest task.

6.7 Automated Decisions Including Profiling 
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner.

There is no automated decision-making based on personal data collected.

6.8 Right to revoke a data protection consent 
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

6.9 Right to complain to a supervisory authority 
, in particular your Member State of residence, employment or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that the personal data is unlawful.

7 Data security 
We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the framework of applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities.

Your personal data is encrypted with us. This applies to your orders and thus to the customer login. We use the coding system SSL (secure socket layer), but point out that the data transmission in the Internet (eg in the communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data from third parties is not possible.

To safeguard your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 DSGVO, which we always adapt to state-of-the-art technology.

So we do not warrant that our offer will be available at specific times; Disturbances, interruptions or failures can not be excluded. The servers are regularly backed up carefully.

8 Disclosure of data to third parties, no data transfer to non-EU foreign countries 
Basically, we use your personal data only within our company.

If and to the extent that we engage third parties in the performance of contracts (such as logistics service providers), these personal data will only be received to the extent that the transmission is required for the corresponding service.

In the event that we outsource certain parts of the data processing (“order processing”), we contractually obligate the processor to use personal data only in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the protection of the data subject’s rights.

Data transmission to agencies or persons outside the EU outside of the case referred to in paragraph 4 does not take place and is not planned.