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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website Colleges.co.ke which is owned by College Guide Services.
We consider your privacy to be important and will therefore process and use your data in a secure manner in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation as well as the Data Protection Act of Kenya 2019.

This privacy policy ("Policy") applies to your use of colleges.co.ke, please read carefully before using the portal.
This Policy sets out how we collect, store, guard, share and use any personal data that we may collect from you when you use the platform or the services offered through the platform.
In this privacy statement, we will explain what information will be collected and why. It also outlines the terms and conditions of colleges.co.ke. These terms and conditions cover every individual visiting this website and it is assumed that by accessing and using colleges.co.ke, you accept this Terms of Use in full and have gone through and consent univocally and irrevocably to the same.
If you disagree with these conditions you must not use this website.

Website Overview

College Guide Services is the manager, moderator and operator of the website colleges.co.ke.
Colleges.co.ke is a search engine for courses offered by accrediated universities and colleges in Kenya.

Colleges.co.ke assists potential students by providing information on the courses offered, joining requirements and guides students through the application process.

Colleges.co.ke does not take applications on behalf of any university or college. By applying to any course on the website, the student is deemed to have applied for the assistance of College Guide Services to guide them through the applicatoin and joining process.

Eligibility

The website is not designed to attract the users below 16 years and thus the company does not intend to keep data of the users below the specified age. By accessing or using the portal, the user is deemed to have warranted and represented that he/she fulfils the aforesaid requirement of minimum age requirement. Upon receipt of any information contrary to the aforesaid, the user and its information shall be deleted.

Creating a user account on Colleges.co.ke

The website intends to protect private information provided by the user while creating a user account as per the terms and conditions specified herein.
By creating an account, the user agrees to the terms required to protect the confidentiality of username and password for the account and shall be solely liable for any activity conducted using the user account. The user also agrees to accept all risk and responsibilities for activity done under the username. User also agrees to receive SMS, Whatsapp Texts, and Emails containing the information of the college and course he/she applies in and also of related colleges and courses.

Privacy Policy

The privacy policy is applicable only for Colleges.co.ke and not for the websites linked through it, which shall be governed by its respective privacy policies and/or terms of use.
The website utilises cookies and other tracking technologies. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a Web user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.
By providing us your information in the ways stated hereinbelow, you agree with the privacy policy and give us consent for usage of information by us in the manner stated herein.

Information Collected by the Website

Means of data collection on Colleges.co.ke are:

  1. Application Forms The application forms on the website are made to simplify the process of data presentation by collecting the user educations interest, educational qualification and educational preferences.
  2. Login/Signup By creating a user account visitor agrees the terms of conditions of the website.

The data collected may consist of personal or non-personal information. We may store, collect, use and process your Information subject to compliance under applicable laws. The website collects user information to provide suggestions tailored as per the students' profile and keep them informed about the ongoing application processes.

Data usage by the Company

The company can use data collected through the website in various ways such as-

  • Opt-in Mails: Colleges.co.ke sends customized mails on the users opting for newsletters or notification on admission process and course alternatives. Users can anytime unsubscribe from the service
  • Feedbacks: Colleges.co.ke may contact its visitors or users for feedback on any new feature or services.
  • Geographical Data: we use geographical or demographical data to provide location wise customized data.
  • Advertisments: While interacting with the website you shall view display banner advertisments and other similar advertisments that are more targeted to you specifically.

By using the website and/or registering yourself with us you authorize us to contact you via email or phone call or SMS or Whatsapp text and offer you our services, imparting product knowledge, offer promotional offers running on website & offers offered by third parties, for which reasons, personally identifiable information may be collected.

By providing personal information to us (either directly or allowing another person to do so on your behalf), you agree that this Policy will apply to how we handle your personal information and you consent to us collecting, using and disclosing your personal information as detailed in this Policy.

If you do not agree with any part of this Policy, you must not provide your personal information to us.
If you do not provide us with your personal information, or if you withdraw a consent that you have given under this Policy, this may affect our ability to provide services to you or negatively impact the services we can provide to you. For example, most college applications must be made under the student’s full name and must include contact details and appropriate educational certificates (e.g KCSE result slip). We cannot make applications on your behalf without that information.