Privacy Policy

At the Bobab, we’re committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy explains how, when and why we collect personal information about the people who sign-up to the Bobab platform, receive our email newsletters and invitations to our events, how we use it, and how we keep it secure.

Who is collecting your data?

We Bobab, a social enterprise dedicated to connecting science and technology professionals working in and for Africa, and accelerating science-led development on the continent . Bobab is a registered company (11475203) having its registered office at SPACES, 11th Floor, Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HT. Relevant contact details: hello@bobab.org

What information is being collected?

When people sign-up to the platform and register to attend our events, we collect their names, job titles, the organisations they work for and email addresses.

When is that data collected?

When people sign-up to the platform and register to attend our events.

Why is the data being collected?

We collect the data so that users can create personal profiles on the Bobab platform, through which they manage their engagement with community, including registering to participate in events, following and commenting on projects and uploading projects. Maintaining users data also means that we can keep them up-to-date with our activities via emails.

Who will it be shared with?

We will not sell or rent your data to any third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Is the intended use likely to cause individuals to object or complain?

Providing personal data to Bobab will not have unjustified adverse effects on you.

Your choices

You have the right to determine whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not wish to receive our emails and/or invitations to our events, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes on the form on which we collect your information.

If you want to complain, you can email us at hello@bobab.org. If you think that we have misused your data, you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at any time.

How you can access and update your information

We are committed to ensuring the accuracy of your information. If you change email address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, you can edit or delete your profile on the Bobab platform accordingly. Alternatively, you can email us at hello@bobab.org or write to us at SPACES, 11th Floor, Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HT.

How long will your data be kept for?

Your data will be kept securely until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive our emails and/or invitations to our events, or until you remove yourself from our mailing list and/or delete your profile on the Bobab platform.