Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC).

Information Collection and Use

Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) collects various information on its site to achieve its objectives. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) collects information from our users at several different points on our Website.

Website Registration

In order to use some features of this website, users might be required to first complete the registration form. During registration, users are required to give their contact information (name, e-mail address and other necessary information). This information is used to contact users about the cybersecurity matters for which they have expressed interest and to enable users to gain access to other applicable opportunities offered by Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC).


Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) may use cookies to remember if users have logged in while on our site. This allows web site users to avoid logging in more than once, thereby saving time. Users have the option of disabling or not accepting cookies by changing the preferences on their browsers. If users opt to disable cookies, they will still be able to use our Website. However, they might not be able to use some functionality of the site. No personally identifiable information (e-mail address, name, etc.) is collected with the cookies that we set. Accepting cookies while on the Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) site will not put the user at risk for marketing to other sites.

Web Statistics

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use for reporting and sponsorship purposes. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.



We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners, sponsors, and donors where applicable for the collaboration with Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) on various cybersecurity programmes, activities and events to ensure reliance on cyber threats and attacks. Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) will not share the information about the users to grow its businesses.  This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person that may put him/her in risk or danger. We only share this information so that we can secure funding to continue providing services at a reasonable price or freely as a non-profit organization.


This Website may contain links to other sites as far as they are our authorized partners. Please be aware that Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) does not claim any responsibility for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by through this Website.


This Website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information, and we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.


Occasionally, our site requests information from users via Web surveys characterized as forms. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include personal information, education, thoughts, demographic data and other necessary information to help Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC) taking further decisions or achieving its objectives, but nothing that can identify any individual person will be collected without authorization sought from the users. Survey results will be used for purposes of granting further access to the site or services offered by Africa Cybersecurity Consortium (ACC), monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.


We may also send the user site and service announcement updates. Members are not able to unsubscribe from service announcements that contain important information about the service. We communicate with users to provide requested services and to discuss issues relating to their accounts via e-mail or phone.

Correction/Updating Personal Information

If a user’s personally identifiable information changes, or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update, or remove the personal data that was provided to us.


Our users are given the opportunity to “opt in” to newsletter(s) / mailing list(s) and/or site update e-mail messages.


Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our home page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by e-mail. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.