Privacy policy

Age of consent

By using this website and online shop you confirm that you have reached the age required to browse this site and its contents in their entirety according to the country you are accessing the site from.

Changes to this policy

We reserve the right to make changes to our privacy policy, please check back here for any updated content.

Your consent

If we ask you for personal information like credit card details or address for delivery, we will only use your details to process your purchase and not for any other reason.

We will not send you any marketing information unless you sign up to our newsletter.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a data file sent to your browser and stored in your electronic device. It contains your domain name, internet provider, operating system and time and date of access that you accessed our site and poses no threat to your device. Cookies may be used to improve site navigation.

You have the option to reject the use of cookies on our site.

Here’s a list of active cookies on Akazi Africa:

Cookie NameCookie CategoryDescriptionDuration
wordpress_2WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_2WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookie2WordPress test cookiesession
wp-settings-1WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time-2WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID1To identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESS1To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session

Cutting Edge Newsletter

By subscribing to our newsletter (Cutting Edge) you agree for us to use your email address to send out our newsletter or the purpose of sending you updates with regards to our newsletter.

We will not use your email for any other purpose or give it to any third party.

All content of the newsletter and on the Akazi Africa site is for guidance and information purposes only. Akazi Africa will not be responsible for any decision taken as a result of your use of the information provided.

Personal data

We may need to share your personal data with third parties for the following purposes:

  • Sale of products and services: In order to deliver your products purchased on our online shop, we may be required to provide your personal data to third parties.
  • Working with third-party service providers: We engage third parties to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include fulfilling orders for products, delivering packages, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments, transmitting content and providing customer service.
  • Business transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy other businesses or services. In such transactions, customer information may be transferred together with other business assets.
  • Detecting fraud and abuse: We release account and other personal data to other companies and organizations for fraud protection and to comply with the law.

When we share your personal data with third parties we:

  • require them to agree to use your data in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy and in accordance with the law; and
  • only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes.

Intellectual property

Customer may not in any way re-use, sell or exploit for its own account any elements or any of the work of the website.

Akazi Africa owns the intellectual property rights to this site in its entirety, and holds the rights to use all the items available on the website, including text, images, graphics, logos, videos, icons and sounds and all images, items, graphics, designs, text, icons, used in the shop section of the website.

Adaptation, reuse, modification or publication of all or some elements of the site is prohibited without prior written permission of Akazi Africa

Any unauthorized use of the site or any of its materials is an infringement of our Intellectual Property Rights and can be prosecuted accordingly.

All Akazi Africa designs are protected and registered in accordance with the Copyright Act of Kenya and any attempt to copy, reuse, repurpose or distribute designs will be deemed to constitute an infringement and prosecuted in accordance with the law.

Limitations of liability

Akazi Africa acts as publisher of the site and is responsible for the quality of the contents published.

Akazi Africa cannot be held liable for direct and indirect damage to the equipment of the user when accessing the website or resulting from the use of a material be the occurrence of a bug or incompatibility. Nor can Akazi Africa be held liable for consequential damages arising from use of the site or any part of it.

Our online shop and security

We do not store any of your personal information or data and we do not use it for any reason whatsoever. Once your purchase has been completed, we do not store your data and we do not give your financial data to any third party.

Our online store platform is run by open source e-commerce platform WooCommerce and hosted by Go Daddy. WooCommerce does not have access to our customer’s data nor do they interact with it or process it in any way. WooCommerce is self-contained on the WordPress site and does not need to pass information through WooCommerce.

Payment

Please check you are happy with the terms and conditions of use and security policy as outlined by Go Daddy and WooCommerce before making a purchase through the site.

If you make a direct payment, then WooCommerce will store your data for only as long as is required to make the transaction. Please check the privacy policy of WooCommerce and Go Daddy to ensure you are satisfied with their privacy policy before you use our online shop. We will not have access to your data or reuse any personal information.

Third parties

We have provided our own privacy policy and that of our online platform (see above) but other third party providers may have other terms and conditions.

We suggest that you refer to the terms and conditions of those platforms and providers to ensure they comply with your privacy policy requirements. This applies to any advertisements you may browse or click on while visiting our website.

We are not responsible for any site you may be redirected to as a result of visiting our website or any transaction that you may pursue as a result of that redirection.