kumsoft app policy

Data collection and logging

Each time one of the websites of kumsoft systems or App and the data on it is accessed, a log file is created and saved with the following information:

  • name of the file or data accessed
  • date and time of access
  • the amount of data transferred
  • confirmation on whether the data was accessed successfully
  • IP-address (unique address for internet-ready devices)
  • referrer (name of the website accessed immediately before)
  • browser name (including version)
  • Operating system used

We log the traffic on kumsoftsystems.com for data security reasons and to ensure the stability and reliability of our system while also protecting kumsoft’s Website and Apps against possible external attacks. In addition to this, we evaluate the data using statistical analysis. The data kept in the log file are not directly linked to users and their identities, and are for internal purposes only. They are not passed on to third parties. The data is not be used to personally identify visitors to our websites. The data is not collated or merged with any other data. The administration of our websites using information technology as well as anonymous statistical surveys based on data usage allow for a better overall evaluation of the data accessed on Kumsoft Website or Apps in order to optimize our online offerings (see below).

Personal data

You can obviously use the content on KUMSOFT websites or apps without disclosing any personal data. Personally data means information that could be used to disclose your identity such as your name, your email address and country.

In certain individual cases (for example competitions, newsletters, blogs or communities), we do, however, need to use personal data. In such cases we will expressly draw your attention to this and will, on principle, kindly ask for your consent to collect and process your personal data. 

for further information. When we collect, process and use such personal data, we always do so only for the stated purpose. The data will be treated confidentially, stored on secure servers and will not be forwarded to third parties or used for other purposes.

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time with immediate effect. If you have any questions, please contact us (see below for contact).

Your rights (relating to revocation, correction and deletion of information)

Your data will only be used for the stated purposes and will not be sold to anyone. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time. You can direct such requests to us using the contact details on this website. Please note that if you should choose to revoke you consent to access your data, personalized services on KUMSOFT may, however, no longer be available.

You have the right, as stipulated in EU legislation, to demand information about what personal data (such as your name and address) is stored on KUMSOFT website. Please submit such requests in writing us and state what subject your data disclosure request is in reference to.

In accordance with the statutory provisions, you also have the right to have your personal data corrected and deleted. Please submit such requests to us using the contact details on this website.

Contact forms and confidentiality of emails

We offer contact forms in many places on KUMSOFT website and Apps. We will use your data shared on such contact forms for the specified purposes. Should other purposes also be applicable we would explicitly point this out and ask for your consent in such cases. Please also note the following if you send us any emails: we cannot guarantee the confidential treatment of your correspondence on its way to us if you choose to use an unencrypted email service provider.

Use of cookies
What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on the hard disk of your device. KUMSOFT uses cookies for technical reasons without pointing this out in detail on each occasion. We save your IP address during the use of cookies.

Cookies do not store any personal data, and are used to collect anonymous data and statistics on the use of the website by visitors. Cookies help us measure how well our websites are performing. This data helps us to improve and customize our content so you get more out of your visit to kumsoft websites

Which cookies does KUMSOFT use?

Session cookies

These cookies only last for the duration of a session. They will disappear from your computer when you close the browser or turn your computer off. If you have chosen to identify yourself on Kumsoft Website, we will also use session cookies that contain encrypted information to identify you.

Persistent cookies

These cookies remain on your computer even after you close the browser or turn off the device. They are activated each time a user visits the website that created that particular cookie. To this end, you are assigned a unique identifier. This unique identifier is part of a persistent cookie that we leave on your browser. 

If you do not want us to remember your computer, you can disable the storage of cookies in the browser that you are using or turn on notification for when cookies are sent.

Kumsoft Website can also be used without cookies.

Cookies remain active for 365 days. Post-click cookies (which are necessary to track data after the initial click) is set to 20 days by default.

Which tools we use and how they work:
Google Analytics, Firebase Analytics and Google DFP

KUMSOFT uses the web analytics service provider Google Analytics as well as the app analytics service Firebase Analytics to improve and further develop its content and services in addition to Google DFP which embeds relevant advertising.

These are services provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google uses cookies and text files that are stored on your computer to analyze your usage of this website. The information generated by cookies about your usage of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on Google servers in the United States.

Your IP address is anonymized while you use this website. Google normally truncates IP addresses within member states of the European Union as well as the European Economic Area before they are communicated to their servers. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the operators of the site and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties are used to process this data on behalf of Google. Third parties, including Google, place ads on websites on the Internet, using stored cookies to provide relevant ads based on previous visits by a user to this site.

Google won’t associate your IP address with other any data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a changing the settings on your browser. We would like to point out, however, that in this case you may not be able to fully use all features of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by cookies related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing a browser plug-in available using the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For more information about disabling Google ads, please visit the Disable Google Ads page or refer to the Disable Network Ad Initiative page.

You can withdraw your consent to data collection and retention at any time with future effect. For more information about Google’s terms, see below.

Google Analytics Opt-Out:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Basic description of how Google uses cookies to deliver personalized ads and how users can disable this on mobile devices:

https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=de

General external tool for users to disable personalized ads based on online tracking:

https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/

Personalized ads can also be disabled via the following Google link:

https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous?hl=en

Disclaimer

KUMSOFT makes no warranties and representations, expressed or implied, to the digital availability, functionality, compatibility, visibility and/or comprehensibility of the Website. KUMSOFT makes no guarantee that the Website or any of its contents will always be available or access will not be impeded. KUMSOFT holds no liability for any temporary or permanent unavailability or inaccessibility of the Website, in whole or in any part, for any reason and at any time. The materials on Website are provided “as is”. KUMSOFT makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. KUMSOFT does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on the Website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


Any information or statements included on the Website shall not constitute a binding offer and cannot be construed as such.

You can contact KUMSOFT data protection officer

Kumsoft Systems,

Agma House, Room 14

Maselema

Blantyre, Malawi