Privacy Policy

Effective date August 2014; The Passionate Entrepreneur Academy

Effective date February 2014

The Passionate Entrepreneurs  Academy and its respective websites, hereafter referred to as “sites” or We), appreciate the importance of our customers/visitors individual privacy and take measures to protect your privacy and security while providing you withexcellent customer service.Information collected offline i.e through other means other than our websites is not guided by this privacy policy (hereafter referred to as policy). The policy applies to all who visit and use our sites. As the internet is dynamic, we may need to change the policy and the changes will be reflected and the effective date updated. You will be deemed to have accepted the modifications by continuing to use the sites after changes are posted online.

Information collection

We may collect your information through your subscription to various resources on the sites such as newsletter, free  courses, paid for programs or through participation in surveys, promotions message boards, chat rooms and other interactive areas of our site. For security reasons, we may at times request that you submit additional information for purposes of verifying  your identity.Only authorized site personnel have access to this information which  may be used toenhance your visit and deliver more individualized content or promotions. We do not sell or rent your name or email to anyone except in the  case of law enforcement agencies  that takes the proper steps to require it. You are free to unsubscribe any time  through the unsubscribe link on the site and  email you receive from us.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some of our Web pages utilize “cookies” and other tracking technologies to collect information about Web site activity and recall Personal Information previously indicated. Information collected is designed to improve website and enhance service. This may include internet domain and host names,internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser software and operating system types, click-stream patterns, and dates and times that our site is accessed etc. Youhave the  choice  to accept or reject or even remove / blockcookies as most browsers have this facility. However, this will mean that you will have to re- enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the Web site as well as break the affiliate tracking.

Online orders

Data collected via the online order form is encrypted and securely transferred and stored kept in secure databases through firewalls.  However it is prudent to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Also sign off when through with your transaction.

Information use

We collect information to communicate useful information, enhance your visit and deliver more individualized content and promotions. As mentioned above, we respect your privacy and only authorized site management (employees), support (e.g hosting agencies) and technical personnel (e.g web development) will have access to your information as permitted by law.

Non personal information may be aggregated with those of other users to determine patterns and trends so as to enhance our site and service delivery .e.g determining  most popular pages, features, promotions etc. The patterns and trends may be shared with our advertisers and business partners.

As we  grow, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses and all transactions, user information may be among the transferred assets. We may also disclose your information without your prior notice  in response to a court order,  when we believe we are reasonably required to do so by law, when collecting debts or to law enforcement authorities whenever we deem it appropriate or necessary.

Discussion forum/chat rooms

The discussion forum is a great section to share experiences and best practices. Please note that any information within the message is public and any unscrupulous person may access it. We request for your name which may be an “alias” though not impersonations.   The necessary action will be taken immediately against any impersonators. Only messages relevant to the topic will be allowed on the discussion forum. Illegality, profanity, advertisements / promotions submissions will be deleted.  We are not responsible any claims made by the participants on the discussion forums.

Third party content

Whereas third parties on our sites( partners, advertisers, affiliates) are expected to  respect the privacy of our users, they also have their own privacy policies and you  are advised to review those policies on the respective websites. We also have no control over how they use technology / cookies to gather information.

Information protection

We have a mechanism to safeguard your information through electronic and managerial procedures and shall continuously take reasonable steps to improve protection. However, no security technology can provide invulnerability to information compromise and as such we cannot guarantee the security of any transmitted information.It is imperative that you also take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password/ computer as well as  signing off when finished using your computer.

Choice to opt out

You have the option to opt out of newsletters through the “unsubscribe" link on email/website

Correct/Update

You can update your information through thesite,  email, telephone, postal mail etc.

Contacts

If you have any questions or comments you can reach us via the Contact us page.

Right of choice

We are not responsible for any damages resulting from usage or non- usage of the site and its components or the conduct of any user.  You have the choice to discontinue use when dissatisfied. We also the right to terminate your access to all or part of the site without notice

Global usage

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Kenya. If you access the site from outside Kenya, you are responsible for compliance with your local laws.