Privacy Policy

What does Mwananchi Communications Ltd do with the information it gathers/tracks?

Statistical Analysis and Banner Advertising: Mwananchi Communications Ltd's websites may perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purposes) and to inform advertisers as to how many consumers have seen or "clicked" their advertising banners. Personal information about you as an individual subscriber will not be provided to any third party without your consent, except under the circumstances described in Compliance with Legal Process below.

Compliance with Legal Process
We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to:

    comply with the law or with legal process;
    protect and defend our rights and property;
    protect against misuse or unauthorized use of Mwananchi Communications Ltd's websites; or
    protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).

E-Mail: If you so select at registration to receive eNewsletters, Mwananchi Communications Ltd's websites will periodically send you various types of emails including daily headlines updates and communication regarding your particular interest. Additionally, the email address provided by you at registration may be used by Mwananchi Communications Ltd's websites to contact you regarding:

    account status (including confirmation of registration),
    major changes to the website and or to the Subscriber Agreement and Privacy Policy, and
    participation in user surveys, asking for feedback on the website and existing or prospective products and services, as well as information to better understand our users.

User surveys greatly help us to improve our website, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.

The E-Mail This Article feature is an easy way for Mwananchi Communications Ltd's websites users to send articles through email. The e-mail address(es) that you supply to use this service will only be used to send the requested article.

Except as permitted by this policy, Mwananchi Communications Ltd's websites does not send unsolicited e-mail.

Discussion Forums: Any information you disclose when posting a message in our Discussion Forums becomes public. Please refer to our Terms of Use for more information on expected behaviour in the Forum.