Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for "Hoist Africa Initiative"

Effective Date: January 2023

At Hoist Africa Initiative, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your data when you participate in our student competition and/or event sponsorship program (the “Program”). By taking part in the Program, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect: During the registration or participation process for the Program, we may collect the following types of information:

  1. Personal Information: This may include your full name, date of birth, email address, phone number, school/university affiliation, and any other information you voluntarily provide to us.
  2. Parental/Guardian Information: If you are a student participant under the age of 18, we may collect the name and contact information of your parent/guardian for consent purposes.
  3. Competition and Sponsorship Data: We may gather information related to your participation in the student competition and any data relevant to the event sponsorship process.
  4. Event Preferences: We may collect information about your preferences and interests related to the Program to provide a tailored experience.
  5. Interaction Data: We may collect data about your interactions with our website or platform, such as the pages you visit, the links you click, and the duration of your visit.
 Use of Information: We may use the collected information for the following purposes:
  1. Program Participation: To process your registration and participation in the student competition and event sponsorship Program.
  2. Communication: To send you important updates, notifications, and announcements related to the Program.
  3. Sponsorship Consideration: To evaluate your eligibility for event sponsorship and to communicate with you regarding sponsorship opportunities.
  4. Personalization: To tailor the Program experience and content to align with your interests and preferences.
  5. Program Improvement: To analyze the effectiveness of the Program and make improvements for future iterations.
  6. Compliance: To comply with legal obligations and enforce our Terms of Service and other policies.
 Data Sharing: We respect your privacy and will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties. However, we may share your data under the following circumstances:
  1. Sponsors and Partners: We may share your information with sponsors and partners involved in the student competition and event sponsorship process to facilitate your participation.
  2. Service Providers: We may share your data with third-party service providers who assist us in organizing and managing the Program, such as website hosting, payment processing, and communication platforms.
  3. Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information if required by law or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or those of others.
Data Security: We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We implement appropriate technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to ensure the security of your data.
Your Rights: You have the right to access, update, or delete your personal information that we hold. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any concerns about your data, please contact us at [contact email/phone number].
Changes to the Privacy Policy: We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and the revised policy will be effective immediately upon posting.

By participating in the “Hoist Africa Initiative” Program, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described herein.

If you have any questions or inquiries regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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