Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Hivebits (Hivebits Technologies) respects the privacy of its customers and the visitors and users of this website.

This policy is intended to inform you of our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of any personal information we obtain about you based on your use of our website, products, or services. “Personal information” is information about you that is personally identifiable to you such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

We pay close attention to how Personal Information is used and shared, and we use Personal Information sensibly. We will not sell your Personal Information to any third party, but we may pass your information along to a third party if we feel they can better fulfil your consultation or service request.

USER CONSENT 
By visiting our website or using our products or services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

You expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information according to this Privacy Statement. Personal information may be processed by Hivebits or Hivebits’ trusted vendors or other third parties in the country where it was collected as well as other countries where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 
The Personal Information we gather from you helps us to learn about our customers and potential customers. We use this information to better tailor the products and services we offer, and to contact you from time to time with information about our or a third party’s products and services.

PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US 
We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily. The Personal Information we collect includes, but is not limited to, the following: name, postal address, Web address, telephone number, e-mail address, and information contained in any e-mail or other communication you send to us or information you give to us in any other way.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED VIA TECHNOLOGY 
As you navigate our website, certain passive information may also be collected, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, and operating system. We also use cookies and navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (URL) to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit and the solutions and information for which you searched and viewed. This type of information is collected to make our solutions and services more useful to you.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM OTHER SOURCES 
We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources like telephone or e-mail. We may add this information to the information we have already collected about you in order to improve the solutions and services we provide.

COLLECTION OF COMPANY OF ORGANIZATION INFORMATION 
We may also ask you for or collect information about your company or organization. Any information about your company that is publicly accessible (such as information found on your website or through search engines or business information database services) shall not be considered Personal Information and our use of that information shall not be restricted in any way.

WEBSITE AND MARKETING CAMPAIGN INFORMATION 
If you use our products or services to create or market a website or edit the content of a website for yourself or for a company or organization, the information on the website or on the marketing campaign shall not be considered Personal Information and our use of that information shall not be restricted in any way. For example, in order to drive traffic to your website and to make your website easier to find, we may need to disclose keywords about your business, your business name, general and specific description about your business, information about your location, and information about your products and services to third-party services and to the general public. Additionally, unless otherwise restricted in a fully executed Business Agreement between you and us, we reserve the right to publish the website, marketing campaign, and/or a description of the products and services we are providing you in our online portfolio and news releases.

USE OF INFORMATION 
In general, Personal Information you submit to us is either to fulfil services and products you order, respond to requests that you make, process transactions, facilitate your request for a quote or to aid us in serving you better. We will not share your Personal Information with other businesses unless
(i) we feel they can better fulfil your consultation or service request, or
(ii) necessary for us to perform or fulfil the products and services your order from us, or
(iii) unless the business is providing products or services to us. We may use your Personal Information to provide you with electronic newsletters or promotional e-mails as well as information and offers about our products and services, however, you may “opt-out” at any time by following the unsubscribe instruction provided in the e-mail or replying with “unsubscribe” if no unsubscribe instructions are available.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 
We do not sell your Personal Information to third parties, but we may pass your information along to a third party if we feel they can better fulfil your consultation or service request.

In order to build the solutions for you, we may engage third parties to assist us, and, in connection with such assistance, we may provide them with Personal Information that you have provided and that is necessary for them to assist us.

We also use third parties to maintain and store your Personal Information and to process any payments you make to us. Generally, these parties are required not to use your Personal Information other than to provide the services requested by us.

If our company or our assets are acquired by another company, that company will possess the Personal Information collected by us and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Statement.

We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to
(a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to witness summons or warrants served on us; or
(b) to protect and defend the rights or property of us or users of our websites or our customers’ websites.

YOUR CHOICES REGARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION 
Should you decide to stop receiving e-mail communications or newsletters from us, you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail or replying with “unsubscribe” if no unsubscribe buttons are available. If at any time you wish to subscribe to any communications from us, you may do so by contacting us at info@hivebits.co.ke. Despite your indicated e-mail preferences, we may send you e-mails regarding updates to legal notices applicable to the account you created with us. From time to time, we may contact you by telephone to offer you products or services, which we believe may be valuable to you. Should you prefer not to receive such calls, please advise the representative who contacts you.

REGARDING MINORS 
Our websites are not designed for minors under the age of 18. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about visitors who are under the age of 18.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES 
Our provision of a link to any other website location includes websites we have created for third parties, websites we host for third parties, websites linked to in our portfolio, and content or blog is for your convenience and does signify our endorsement of such other website or location or its contents. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for these outside websites or their content. Please be aware that the terms of our Privacy Policy do not apply to these outside websites.

SECURITY 
We use reasonable measures to maintain the security of your Personal Information. Even so, technical mistakes are possible. No company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.

CONTACT US 
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us as follows:
Hivebits Technologies
P.O Box 41992 – 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 020 528 8899
Email: info@hivebits.co.ke

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES 
This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we shall notify you by posting an updated Privacy Policy on this Web page. If you object to any such changes, you must cease using our website, products, or services. Continued use of our website, products, or services following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

CHOICE OF LAW 
If you choose to visit our website or use our products or services, any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy as governed by the laws of the Republic of Kenya.