Privacy Policy

At Bright Kenya News, we are committed to protecting the privacy, accuracy and reliability of any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") you choose to provide and to safeguarding such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. 

This Privacy Policy applies to those web channels for Bright Kenya News newspapers ("Newspapers") that are part of the Bright Kenya News Network. This Privacy Policy governs the collection of any Personal Information you provide to a Bright Kenya News web channel that is part of the Bright Kenya News Network and does not cover any such information collected by its corporate parent, affiliates, or any other company, unless specifically stated. This Privacy Policy is also incorporated into the Bright Kenya News Legal Terms for Web Channel Usage Agreement ("Terms of Use") by reference. Any capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy will have the same meaning as defined in the Terms of Use.

Unless specified otherwise on the Service, all users must be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of the United States to participate in any activity that requires the submission of Personal Information. This Service is designed and targeted to United States ("Kenya") audiences and is governed by and operated in accordance with the laws of Kenya. 

We make no representation that this Service is operated in accordance with the laws or governed by other nations. By your participation in our Service activities, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age and located in Kenya, If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the Kenya and you participate in activities on this Service contrary to our policy that only Kenya residents are eligible for certain activities, you do so at your own risk and initiative, and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. Please be aware that any Personal Information you voluntarily submit to us will be transferred to the U.S and subject to Kenya law. 

By using this Service, participating in any Service activities, and/or providing us with your Personal Information, you consent to this collection, transfer and use of Personal Information to the Kenya, and waive any claims that may arise under your own national laws. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time without notice to you, so please check back often. Certain revisions are effective to you as a user of this web channel immediately upon posting. When we revise the Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on the web channel’s home page. 

For revisions that are classified as significant changes in the use and disclosure of your information we will also send a notice to your email address currently on file with Bright Kenya News, and meet any other requirement under applicable law. If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending an e-mail message to [email protected]

What are "Your California Privacy Rights"? Under California law, California residents who have an established business relationship with us will have the right to receive information about our opt-out policy of sharing your Personal Information with Bright Kenya News corporate affiliated companies (collectively, "Bright Kenya News Affiliates") and with non-affiliated third parties, including Advertisers, for marketing purposes. If you wish to learn about our opt-out policies and your rights under California law, please send your written request to us using the email or postal mail address below. In an email request, you must state "Re: Your California Privacy Rights" in the subject line.

Southern Community Newspapers, Inc. Attn: Mike Gebhart, PO Box 603, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046.

For all requests, please include your name, street address, city, state and zip code. We will not accept requests via the telephone or by facsimile. We are not responsible for responding to requests that are not labeled or not sent properly, or do not have complete information. Your request to opt-out of our future sharing of your Personal Information with either Bright Kenya News Affiliates or third parties will be processed within ten (10) business days of the date it is received in accordance with the information below. Please note that non-affiliated third parties are independent from Bright Kenya News and if you wish to stop all communications from such third parties, you will need to address your request to the non-affiliated third parties directly.

Collection of Personal Information You do not need to provide any Personal Information (which is information that can identify you or can be used to contact you) to use a Bright Kenya News web channel or to obtain information from most of the features and activities of a Bright Kenya News web channel. In general, you can visit our web channels without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information. However, if you want to participate in certain online services, you may be asked to provide some Personal Information, such as your name, mailing address, business address, telephone, mobile phone, birth date or age, and/or e-mail address. 

You might be asked to choose a user name and password, and provide that information when accessing certain online features or services. If you do not want to give us any Personal Information, you can always choose not to participate. The choice is yours. We are only interested in offering you convenient online services that match your interests and needs. Unless stated otherwise, we do not purposefully request contact information for a mobile phone, text messaging or any wireless device that includes a domain name address (such as ".net" or ".com") as part of the contact information. 

Federal law prohibits the sending of commercial email messages directly to a wireless device that uses a domain name, unless you have first given your affirmative consent. We may inadvertently collect a wireless device number that includes a domain name when you send us an inquiry or register for a contest or membership club. However, we will not knowingly use that contact information for sending commercial email. We reserve the right to respond to user inquiries or requests sent via a wireless device that uses a domain name as such messages are not deemed to be commercial email and therefore, are not regulated by Federal law. However, when "computer to phone" commercial emails are prohibited by law, we may reject your wireless device contact information when such information is submitted for certain features or services. We will attempt to notify you if we will need new contact information. 

All users of the Service are required to provide true, current, complete and accurate Personal Information when prompted and we will reject and delete any entry that we believe in good faith to be false or fraudulent.