Terms and Conditions

The following are terms and conditions (“The Terms”) for the use of the Kenyanlaw.com Website (the “Site”), services and other material.

1. General

With each visit to the site you signify your agreement to these terms.

These terms were last modified on 28/06/2021

Innovate Mandate Ltd owns the rights of Kenyanlaw.com

Kenyanlaw.com material is defined as any intellectual property, documents, webpages, software, products, email, information currently on or was on the site, including any promotion thereof.

2. Legal advice, information and Decision-making responsibility

Kenyanlaw.com is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. Your use of the site does not create an advocate-client relationship between you and the site. You agree that all decisions you make on legal matters are your full responsibility and you agree to retain legal counsel with proper licence.

The content on the site (including but is not limited to; articles and legal resources) is intended to be of general use only and should not be relied upon without seeking specific legal advice on any matter.

3. Restrictions

To the maximum extent allowable under applicable law you agree not to look at the software code. You will not imitate the source code, structure, copyrights and similarities of the site.

Kenyanlaw.com retains the right to prohibit individuals from using the site, at its own discretion.

4. Intellectual Property

All copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights of the site belong to Innovate Mandate Ltd.

5. Content Deletion

Upon the request of the related individual to the content; we will edit and/or delete the content on the site. We will exercise discretion upon this. The contact details can easily be found on the site.

6. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Kenyanlaw.com, its directors, officers and employees; harmless for any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the site.

7. Governing Law

The Terms are Governed by the laws of Kenya.

8. Modification of the Terms

Innovate Mandate Ltd may, in its sole discretion change these Terms at any time and the user will continue to check the updated terms.

9. Whole Agreement

Except as explicitly set forth in this agreement, these terms , constitute the whole agreement between you and Innovate Mandate Ltd.

10. Association 

Kenyanlaw.com is not associated with any government institution or otherwise. It is a fully independent organisation.  

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy correct as of June 2021

Below we've set out information and rules which defines what information we keep, and choices you have to access, update, delete, and control it.

Type of Information

"Personal information" is any information that we can use to identify an individual. For instance, this is data that allows you to be identified as a particular person, such as your name, phone number, or your address. It does not include personal information that is encoded or anonymized, or publicly available information that has not been combined with non-public information.

Personal Information that we collect through our services

Articles that have been made available to the public are linked our website. The site does not take credit for any literary works and states the author of the article while also directing viewers to it.

Contact information on the site as well as information regarding firms is all public information. The site only serves to organise this information collectively. Hence it is not sharing any sensitive or private information.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies to store your current session when users log in to our members portal. The website also uses cookies or similar technologies to ensure the best user experience by tracking our users' movements around our site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on the user's device and can be used to track usage patterns and record preferences (such as remembering your password for quick sign on). The site does not use cookies to store personal information about its users, but they are used to track usage on our site for all visitors. These tracking items include Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on our site (e.g. HTML pages, graphics), operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data to analyse trends in the aggregate and administer site.

Our users are free to disable cookies within their browser.

Server Log Data

Our server store standard log files which enable us to view an individual's IP addresses, from this we will be able to lookup which ISP is supplying that IP address. From our logs we are able to see the date and time at which you viewed each page on Kenyanlaw.com, other standard information in these log files include a "user agent" which shows which internet browser and operating system you were using. We mainly use this log data to see which pages are popular and other general user behaviour across the site.

From this data alone we are not able to collect any personally identifiable information. However if a user signs up to our service we are then able to track a particular user (via their IP address). This data is only used by the site, but we may pass this data on to legal authorities or other 3rd parties if we receive abuse from a particular user.

Right to Access / Deletion

Kenyanlaw.com acknowledges that our users have the right to access the personal information/data that we maintain about them. Our users have the right to seek access, or to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data. Any of our users to request these changes by contacting us.

Unless we have another legal basis for storing your personal data we will delete or de-identify the personal data we have stored about you within 30 days of when you withdraw your consent.

Your General rights as a Data Subject

Since GDPR you have important right to protect your personal data. You can access any of these rights by contacting us through our contact form. The following is a summary of those rights;

  • Right of access - you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. Please contact us if you would like to know more about what data we hold about you.

  • Right of rectification - you have a right to ask us to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

  • Right to be forgotten - you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records where there is no longer a good reason for us to continue to process it.

  • Right to restriction of processing - where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.

  • Right to object - you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

  • Right of portability - you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

We will not be able to erase information that is required to maintain our business purpose, we have a legal reason to keep it, or data that is required to facilitate your contract with us.

Our Purpose for Collecting and Processing Personal Data

We require the information set out above to be able to provide our services to you, and for our legitimate interests. We must collect and process personal information provided to us to carry out: checks to prevent fraud, network security, provision of administration and IT services, form a contract with you, and for child protection. We carry out our identity checks to meet our legal obligations to do so.

External Sites

Within some of the pages we may link to external websites, that is, websites that are not part of Kenyanlaw.com. We are not responsible for the content of these external internet sites. We are careful who we link to, but since the sites are out of our control they could contain unsuitable content and may have privacy policies which differ from us. Please review their policies if you are concerned.

All pages at Kenyanlaw.com contain familiar logo and menu system, if the site does not contain this layout you have most likely followed a link to an external website.

Email Addresses

Any Email address the user supplies when signing up, are not sold to 3rd parties for marketing purposes. This includes any personal information we may obtain from emails we receive through our contact us form. All contact information provided on the site is already publicly available.

Payment Processors

We use a 3rd party payment provider to process payments for our service. We do not store our users' financial information by default, only if our users opt in will we securely retain it for future purchases. We use Mpesa for our payment processing, whose use of your personal information is governed by their privacy policy.