Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At YELD Kenya we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender, race, or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
  • We aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

Youth Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development (“YELD Kenya”) operates It is YELD Kenya’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, YELD Kenya collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. YELD Kenya’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how YELD Kenya’s visitors use its website. From time to time, YELD Kenya may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

YELD Kenya also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. YELD Kenya only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to YELD Kenya’s website choose to interact with YELD Kenya in ways that require YELD Kenya to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that YELD Kenya gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with YELD Kenya are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, YELD Kenya collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with YELD Kenya. YELD Kenya does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

YELD Kenya may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, YELD Kenya may monitor the most popular posts on and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, YELD Kenya does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

YELD Kenya discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on YELD Kenya’ behalf or to provide services available at YELD Kenya’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. YELD Kenya’ will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, YELD Kenya discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when YELD Kenya believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of YELD Kenya, third parties or the public at large. YELD Kenya takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. YELD Kenya uses cookies to help YELD Kenya identify and track visitors, their usage of the YELD Kenya website, and their website access preferences. YELD Kenya visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using YELD Kenya’s website, with the drawback that certain features of YELD Kenya’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If YELD Kenya or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that YELD Kenya goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of YELD Kenya may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, YELD Kenya may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in YELD Kenya’s sole discretion. YELD Kenya encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.