Privacy Policy

ANDELA INC

PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: 11/10/2017

This is a notice of Andela, Inc.’s (hereinafter “Andela”, “us” , “our”, or “we”) privacy policy including the use, purpose, and sharing of Personal Identifiable Information (hereinafter “PII”). Below you will find an explanation of our practices of PII. There is no requirement that you register or provide information to visit our website.

 

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you access information on Andela websites, the following basic information is automatically collected from you by our servers or to that of our third parties:

 

  • Any pages you visit including the information you request,
  • If you linked directly to our site, the internet address of the website you linked through,
  • Time and date you access our site, and
  • The Internet Protocol  address from which you access our site,  

 

The information collected by accessing our site is not used to track the individuals, their browsing, or their access to our site. The information is collected and used only for technical improvements and statistical analysis of our site. We may, as necessary, disclose this information or any other information that may identify you to state and local authorities or law enforcement as required under law or by court order.

 

Personal Identifiable Information (PII)

Use or access to our website does not require you to provide any personal information. If you chose to provide us with any personal information through email, filling out any form and submitting it through our site, links through our sites to partner sites, or through any links for partnership or employment opportunities, we will use the information provided to respond to your request.

 

In some instances, we may be required by law to disclose information you submit or email to us electronically by law, court order, law enforcement request or other purposes to protect our sites or other sites due to security threats.  

 

Use of Third-Party Resources, Applications and Websites

Andela actively engages third-party resources, applications, and websites. These services provided by third-parties are established to enhance user experience, provide ease of navigation through Andela’s sites, and to promote the access to information.

 

Please note that Andela does not control, moderate, or endorse any comments or opinions provided by visitors on third-party websites. The use and creation of official Andela accounts may cause PII to become available or accessible to Andela. Such information may become available to Andela when a user provides, submits, communicates, links, posts, or associates information with designated Andela accounts (i.e: by using “hashtags”, “liking”, “friending”, “tweeting”, commenting on any content or media on our designated accounts). At times, Andela, through its employees, officers, directors, agents and assignees, may respond publicly to content or media made available “share”, “retweet”, “friend”, “follow”, or respond publicly on content made on designated and official Andela accounts. Andela may disseminate any of such information or PII to law enforcement officials, as required by law or court order.

 

A list of official accounts associated with Andela can be found here:

 

DESIGNATED ANDELA ACCOUNTS

  1. Twitter: @Andela
    1. @Andela_Nigeria
    2. @Andela_Kenya
    3. @Andela_UG
  2. Facebook: Andela
  3. LinkedIn: Andela

 

In addition to the automatic and voluntary provided information collected by Andela, the following third-party providers also collect information on visitors who visit Andela’s webpage hosting the embedded content or application. For more details on how and when these third party providers collect, use and share information, you may which to review the privacy policies which can be found below:

 

  1. Segment
  2. Hubspot
  3. Facebook
  4. Google
  5. LinkedIn
  6. Unbounce
  7. Wistia
  8. Mouseflow

 

Links to External Sites

Our websites may contain links to websites created and maintained by other public or private organizations. We provide these links as a service to our visitors. Please note that when you follow a link to an external site, you will be leaving Andela’s sites and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the site to which you are visiting.

 

Security

Andela is committed to both security and the security of PII. As such, we take various measures and precautions to constantly maintain the security, integrity, and confidentiality of any information collected on this site. Measures have been established that have been incorporated to limit the access of the information and establish security on our site. These measures are tested routinely to ensure they are effective.

 

Steps that Andela takes to secure information that it collects:

 

  1. Periodically test our security procedures to ensure personnel and technical compliance,
  2. Some controls established to secure the information we collected include the following:
    1. Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
    2. Encryption
    3. Firewalls
    4. Password protections
  3. Use internal access controls to ensure that personnel who have access to your information are limited to those requiring such information to perform their delegated responsibilities.

 

Interaction With Children Online

Andela is committed to the protection of children’s online privacy. Our sites do not intend to solicit or collect information from children under 13. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) governs information gathered online from or about children under the age of 13. Verifiable consent from a child’s parent or guardian is required before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information about a child under the age of 13. If an Andela website intends to collect information about children under 13 years old, instructions and information pertain to COOPA will be provided by the specific web page that collects information about the child. The web site, page or link will specify exactly what information will be used for, who will see it, and how long it will be kept.

 

Privacy Policy Contact Information

We welcome feedback from all our users and if you have any question regarding our privacy policy or the use of your information please contact us. You can email our privacy officer at privacy@andela.com or you can mail us at:

 

Andela, Inc.

℅ Privacy Officer

129 West 29th Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY

10001