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Privacy Policy

1. Overview on Data protection

1.1 General Information about this privacy policy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and are in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

The term „personal data” (or “Data”) comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you, either directly (such as your first and last name, your email address, or your telephone number), or indirectly (such as cookie identifier or technical data).

The following information will provide you with an overview of which personal data, how it is collected as well as the purposes we use this Data for when you visit this website.

1.2 Data recording on this website

How do we record your Data?

We collect your Data as a result of your sharing your Data with us. This may, for instance, be information you enter into our contact form.

If you opt-in to cookies and tracking, our IT systems automatically record other Data upon visiting our website. This Data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system, or time the site was accessed).

For more information regarding cookies and opt-out options, please consult section 4.2 of this Privacy Policy.

What are the purposes we use your Data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

How long do we keep your Data?

Unless the law specifies a different retention period, we will only keep your Data for the time necessary to carry out the operations for which the corresponding Data has been collected.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have a right to request the correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.


2. General Information

The responsible party (referred to as the „controller” in the GDPR) is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others determines the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data.

The controller according to data protection laws is:

Waya Collective Uganda Ltd
Lotus Towers, Plot 16 Mackinnon Rd
Kampala, Uganda

If you have any questions or suggestions about data protection, you can send us an email to

Our data protection officer can be reached here.


3. Hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider: The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: operation of the websites, computing capacity, storage space, and database services.

Data that you enter in a web form on our website is transferred directly to us by the hosting provider or kept available for us.

Our hosting provider processes contact data, inventory and content data, usage data, meta and communication data of customers, interested parties, and visitors to our website on our behalf.


4. Collection and use of your data

4.1 Server log files

When you visit our website, we collect and store information in server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:

  • The type and version of browser used
  • The used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • The hostname of the accessing computer
  • The time of the server inquiry
  • The IP address

This Data is not merged with other Data sources.

This Data is recorded on the basis of a legitimate interest in the technically error-free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website.

4.2 Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer.

We use so-called session cookies. The use of these cookies is technically necessary, for example to enable you to set your language. A further data collection does not take place thereby, however. The cookies are usually deleted as soon as you close your browser.

We also use „persistent“ or „permanent“ cookies on our websites. These cookies remain stored until their expiry date expires or you delete them prematurely. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you visit our website again. We use this type of cookies, for example, for range analysis.

You can set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are set and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate all cookies, the functionality of the websites may be limited.

4.3 Data that you consciously transmit to us – i.e. contact

If you contact us (e.g. by e-mail or telephone), your data will be processed for the purpose of handling the contact request and its processing.

This means that if personal data (such as your name, address or e-mail address) is collected when you contact us, this is done because you are interested in our services, for example, or you provide us with data to establish, formulate the content of or amend a contractual relationship concluded between you and us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DS-GVO) or have any other concerns. In the latter case, we will process the data on the basis of our justified interest in effective external contact (Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DS-GVO).

The personal data transmitted when making contact will be stored, processed, and deleted if it is no longer required for these purposes and no further storage or processing for other legitimate interests is carried out and no legal storage obligations prevent deletion.

4.4 Analysis Tool and Advertising

4.4.1. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Google Analytics uses cookies, which are stored on your device and allow us to analyze how you use our website. The information that the cookie generates about your use of this website (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other services related to the use of our website and internet usage. Google might also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.
We use Google Analytics based on our legitimate interest in a needs-based design, statistical analysis, and the efficient promotion of our website.

IP anonymization

On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyze your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.

Browser plug-in

You do have the option to prevent the archiving of cookies by making pertinent changes to the settings of your browser software. However, we have to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their fullest extent. Moreover, you have the option to prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and affiliated with your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Objection to the recording of data

You have the option to prevent the recording of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will result in the placement of an opt-out cookie, which prevents the recording of your data during future visits to this website: Google Analytics deactivation: (

For more information about how Google uses your information, see Google’s Privacy Declaration:

Demographic parameters provided by Google Analytics

This website uses the function „demographic parameters” provided by Google Analytics. It makes it possible to generate reports providing information on the age, gender, and interests of website visitors. The sources of this information are interest-related advertising by Google as well as visitor data obtained from third-party providers. This data cannot be allocated to a specific individual. You have the option to deactivate this function at any time by making pertinent settings changes for advertising in your Google account or you can generally prohibit the recording of your data by Google Analytics as explained in section „Objection to the recording of data.”

Archiving period

Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs, or advertising IDs (e.g. DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 14 months. For details please click the following link:

4.5 Plug-ins and tools

Google Web Fonts

To ensure that the fonts used on this website are uniform, this website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google. When you access a page on our website, your browser will load the required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display text and fonts.

To do this, the browser you use will have to establish a connection with Google’s servers. As a result, Google will learn that your IP address was used to access this website. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on our legitimate interest in presenting our online content in a uniform and appealing way.

If your browser should not support Web Fonts, a standard font installed on your computer will be used. For more information on Google Web Fonts, please follow this link: and consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:


5. SSL Encryption

We use SSL encryption on our websites for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from „http://“ to „https://“ and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you send to us cannot be read by third parties.


6. Changes to this data protection policy

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy, if necessary, in compliance with the applicable Data protection regulations. This way, we can adapt it to the current legal requirements and take changes in our services into account, e.g. when introducing new services. The most current version always applies to your visit.

The current version of this Privacy Policy is always available at


Last update: 07.03.2022

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