TI-Kenya Data Protection & Privacy Policy

We are committed to ensuring privacy of the personal information that all the users of this site submit to TI-Kenya!

This privacy policy governs your use of the site and the tools integrated in it. By using this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

As a general policy, we use personal information and message data for internal purposes only. We do not sell or rent information about you. We will not disclose personal information or message data to third parties without your consent, except as explained in this Privacy Policy.

The site is for use by adults capable of taking personal and legal responsibility of their actions and thus are 18 years of age and above.

The site offers users a platform to view different work that TI-Kenya is doing to make sure that there is integrity and accountability in our focus areas. The site also provides users with a platform for ANONYMOUSLY reporting corruption and misuse of public resources.

Users are however encouraged not to post anything that will be against this cause including: any information which may effectively expose their identities when wishing to stay anonymous, anything obscene, defamatory, illegal, inciting, profane or abusive. Users will be responsible for the legality of what they post on the site. Users may post reports, perform searches and queries, share, and transmit information and use the interactive features.

Personal Data

No personal data will be collected and/or stored without prior consent of the user.

Reporting functionality

The only instance where a user will be required to VOLUNTARILY share generalised personal information is when making reports through the platform provided on the site. The information required when making reports through the site includes:

  • the user’s age group.
  • gender; and
  • Residential location.
  • Name
  • Email address.

This information will only be used internally as analytics for generating general reports on the different categories of issues making use of the site and informing decisions for improved user experience and not in any other way.

The reporting functionality is set to allow a user to anonymously make a report through the site.

All information submitted by a user in the description section of making a report is at the user’s discretion and implies express consent to share the information for use by the Transparency International Kenya’s team. It is advised that users should therefore refrain from writing any information that would expose their identity on any of the descriptive sections when making a report. In cases where users will submit their personal information, the information will ONLY be used for following up or seek clarification on the matter reported and not for any other purpose.

Tracking codes are issued to the user after reporting a case which will be used to track the status of the progress of the case. Tracking codes are unique identifiers and are unique for every case.

All care has been taken to secure this information for retention only on the site and the Transparency International Kenya team.

User location

The platform does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device.

User location is an optional requirement feature for one to enjoy the full functionality of the platform and this is entirely voluntary.

Data Retention Policy

We will retain reports made by users for as long as you use the platform and for a reasonable time thereafter. If you would like us to delete reports that you have provided via any of our platforms, please contact us at transparency@tikenya.org and we will act on your request within a reasonable time.

The above channels are used to contact you with notifications and other information that is specific to your device and/or your case.

Compliance with laws

The organization cooperates with government and law enforcement officials to enforce and comply with the law. We may therefore disclose personal information, usage data, message data, and any other information about you, if we deem that it is reasonably necessary to: (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process (such as a subpoena or court order), or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce the Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of the organization, its users or the public, as required or permitted by law.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of October 1, 2020 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this platform.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will send notifications via the A4T mobile Application installed on your device and/or a notification will show on our site that you visit. In case you have a query on this privacy policy, you can contact Action for Transparency team through transparency@tikenya.org or communications@tikenya.org

Lucky Philomena Mbaye

Project Assistant, Citizen Demand and Oversight

Philomena is a lawyer, currently undertaking the Advocates Training Program at the Kenya School of Law, following her attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL. B) from the University of Nairobi. She is also a Certified Professional Mediator (CPM).

With a keen interest in Human Rights, Policy, Democracy, and Governance, she is deeply invested in promoting equitable legal practices and advocating for social justice. Her professional journey includes valuable experiences from (Coulson Harney LLP) Bowmans Law and ENS Africa, where she developed a solid understanding of legal intricacies and demonstrated proficiency in navigating complex legal landscapes. Beyond her legal pursuits, Philomena actively engages in community service through volunteer work with local CSOs, aiming to extend her impact beyond the legal sphere and contribute meaningfully to societal progress.

Thomas Juma

Project Assistant, North-Rift Region

Thomas is a dynamic professional with a wide range of experience and skills in community mobilization, capacity development in governance, media engagement, networking and partnership development. In his new role, he shall be responsible for offering support to the North Rift Regional Office to ensure successful implementation of the projects and assisting in logistical tasks, data collection and documentation. Thomas holds a diploma in public relations, marketing and advertising from ICS college, diploma in project planning and NGO management from Cambridge universal college and diploma in film and television production from Alphax college.

Emily Atieno

Procurement Officer

Emily is a dynamic professional with a diverse range of experience and skills in asset management, vendor relations, process improvement, event management, procurement process and procedures, admin management, communication and interpersonal skills. In her role, she is responsible for all the procurement processes and procedures towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan. Emily holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Africa Nazarene University. She is also a holder of certificate in facilitation skills and Diploma in Business Management.

George Kiondo

Finance and Investments Manager

George is a dynamic professional with a diverse range of experience and skills in financial and project management, couching and mentoring, monitoring and evaluation, financial reporting and procurement amongst others.

In his new role, is responsible for overseeing the work of finance, investments and business development towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan.

George holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration from USIU, a Masters of Business Administration from the African Nazarene University, CPA-K and CPS-K qualifications from Strathmore Business School.

Linet Mukhula

Project Officer, Natural Resources and Climate Governance - Land, Extractives and Energy

Linet is a highly dynamic and versatile professional with extensive experience across various domains. She possesses a comprehensive skill set essential for effective project and organizational management. This includes expertise in Program Management and Reporting, ensuring strategic initiatives are designed and implemented to meet objectives with accurate reporting on outcomes. She excels in Coordination and Relationship Management, forging strong connections with stakeholders to drive collaboration and achieve shared goals.

She is responsible for implementing governance projects and working with communities and government with an emphasis on Land, Extractives and Energy towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan.

Linet holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Community Development from Kenyatta University with a Diploma in Public Relations Management and Advance Certificate in Business Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. She’s currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Development Studies (Economic Planning)- thesis level at the Management University of Africa.

Anno Annet Andisi

Intern, North-Rift Region

Annet is a dynamic professional with a diverse range of experience and skills in community engagement and advocacy, training, strategy and policy development as well as project management.

She is responsible for offering support to the North Rift Regional Office to ensure the successful implementation of the projects and documenting of legal aid cases for walk-in and call-in clients towards achieving the TI-Kenya’s strategic plan.

Annet holds a Bachelor of Bachelor of Political science and Public administration from Kisii University.

Jane Kingori

Grants Manager, USAID USAWA Program

Jane is a finance and grants specialist with a Master of Science in Organizational Development, Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and CPA (K). She has over 15 years’ of experience in strengthening organizations ‘capacities for sustainable program delivery through integration of best grants and financial management practices and compliance with different donor rules and regulations including USAID, UKAID, DANIDA, GCERF, SIDA and EU among others. She has served as the grants management technical lead at Faith To Action Network and Act Change Transform.