We (Startup Botswana) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy online while providing a personalized and valuable service. We take seriously the collection of any personally identifiable information and personal information from you. Safeguarding your privacy is very important to us.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter personally identifiable information such as your name, payment details, e-mail addresses, telephone number, birthdates and gender. We collect personal information for several important purposes including but not limited to; operating a membership base, distributing our newsletters and for future marketing and/ promotional use about the website and its services provided by startupbotswana.com.
The only personal information that the website obtains about you is the information voluntarily provided by you through our registration and/ order forms. This means a person can visit the website and browse through without giving us their personal information. To gauge the effectiveness of the website, we may collect non-commercial information about our members and visitors such as the web page from which a person enters our site, number of web pages viewed, and duration of visit and domain type. This information does not reveal visitors personal information.
We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you. Your information whether public or private, will not be sold, shared, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever without your consent, other than the express purpose of service required by law, disclosure is necessary to operate the website services, to protect the safety of our visitors, employees, or property and/or when disclosure is consistent with Startup Botswana practices for services that are similarly provided offline.
Who we share your information with:
We have a number of business partners we may share your information with in order to provide a service to you, for example: credit card transaction and processing providers or email marketing providers. These partners are not permitted to use your information for any other purpose than for the intended use. We also run ads from third-party advertising companies. These advertising companies may collect and use information (not including your name, e-mail or telephone number) about your visits to our site and other websites not owned and operated by Startup Botswana.
How we protect your information:
When you register or subscribe to our services, we offer the use of a secure server (SSL Certificates). The secure server encrypts the information (e.g: credit card details) that you input before it is transmitted to us.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection
We do not collect any information from anyone 13 years of age or below. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at-least 13 years old or older.