V4.0 15th April 2022
This Policy outlines how Action for refugee Life"AREL" may collect, manage and share the personal information we hold about you, in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. It also tells you how you can exercise your privacy rights.
AREL may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. We will inform you of any material changes we make to this policy to ensure you are satisfied with our approach to managing your personal data.
What does AREL do?
AREL intends to provide the necessary tools, resources, and support to refugees at the individual, household, and community levels, with the aim of enabling them to achieve economic and social self-sufficiency. This will enable them to meet essential needs in a sustainable and dignified manner.We are a refugee-led social impact organization founded in 2022 in Kakuma refugee camp.
What personal information do we collect from you?
We collect or receive personal information in a few different ways via the Site. Often, you choose what information to provide, but sometimes we require certain information in order for you to use, and for us to provide you with, the Site and the experiences you reserve or access through the Site.
Information collected for Marketing
We may use your personal data, if you join our mailing list, to share marketing or compain information with you including direct marketing (we will always seek your consent in accordance with the relevant legal and regulatory requirements prior to engaging in this type of processing). You can unsubscribe from marketing or compain communication by clicking the link provided in relevant emails. You have a right to opt out of this type of processing, including profiling for direct marketing or compain purposes, and can do so by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We use appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect the personal information that we collect and process about you. The measures we use are designed to provide a level of security appropriate to the risk of processing your personal information.
We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, we cannot guarantee 100% security of any information that you send us. Accordingly, you will not hold us liable for any unauthorised disclosure, loss or destruction of your personal information arising from such risks.
Personal information may be transferred to, or stored at, a location outside of the Kenya or your country of residence, which may not have data protection law. The security of your personal information is important to us. We have technical and organisational security measures in place to safeguard your personal information. When using external service providers, we require that they adhere to security standards mandated by us. We may do this through contractual provisions, including any required by a privacy regulator, and oversight of the service provider. Regardless of where personal information is transferred, we take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal information is kept securely.