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WEB PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy will help you understand how Egerton University uses and protects the data that users provides when visiting or using https://www.egerton.ac.ke

Egerton University reserve the right to change this policy at any given time, of which a visitor will promptly be updated.

 

a). What data is collected.

When a user visits Egerton University websites, the following data may be collected:

  • User IP address.
  • User Contact information and / or email address.
  • Other information such as interests and preferences.
  • Data profile regarding user’s online behavior on Egerton University website.

 

b). Why Collect this Data?

  • To better understand user’s needs.
  • To improve University’s services.
  • To contact users to fill out surveys and participate in other types of market research.
  • To customize University website according to users’ online behavior and personal preferences.

 

c). Safeguarding and Securing the Data

Egerton University is committed to securing users data and keeping it confidential. Egerton University has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help safeguard all the information that is collected online.

 

d). Our Cookie Policy

Once a user agrees to allow the university website to use cookies, the user also agrees to the use of data collected regarding users’ online behavior (web traffic, webpages users spend the most time on, and links on the websites that users visit).

The data collected by using cookies is used to customize University’s website to users’ needs. After the data is used for statistical analysis, the data is completely removed from the systems.

Cookies are strictly used to monitor which pages users find useful so that the University can provide a better experience for its users.

A user may disable cookies from the settings panel of most internet browsers.

 

e). Links to Other Websites

Egerton University website contains links that lead to other websites. If a user clicks on these links, Egerton University is not held responsible for user data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. A user needs to read the privacy policy documentation of the website he/she go to from the University’s website.

 

f). Restricting the Collection of User’s Personal Data

At some point, a user might wish to restrict the use and collection of personal data. The user can achieve this by doing the following:

  • When filling the forms on the website, a user may check if there is a box which can be left unchecked, if the user doesn’t want to disclose personal information.
  • If a user has already agreed to share information with us on the web, he/she may feel free to contact us via email and the University will be more than happy to change this for the user.
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