UNBS PRIVACY POLICY AND COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visisting UNBS website (unbs.go.ug),

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is committed to protecting the privacy of its members, customers, and other contacts. Any information you choose to provide on the Website will only be used to provide or improve the services we offer.

Acceptance

By browsing this Web site, communicating electronically with us and/or submitting your personal data to this Website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy and to the processing of personal data by UNBS as described below.

Personal information

We will collect personal information about you only with your consent - for example, when you:

  1. Use the UNBS webstore for purchasing Uganda Standards or related publications,
  2. Subscribe to our services or products or newsletters
  3. Request specific information or products or services.

Personally identifying information that you provide by emails or other Web forms will be used only for such purposes as are described at the point of collection, such as to send information or services or products to you, to update your membership record, or to respond to your queries or questions or comments.

We will use such personally identifiable data only for business purposes within UNBS, which includes communication with other Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies as well as Private Sector Member Associations or Bodies or our International Partners. We do not share personally identifiable data collected at this site with third parties except in the following cases:

We may transfer your personal data to our partner agencies (service providers) which assist us in administering unbs.go.ug or our services or our products. These partner agencies are bound by a contractual agreement to keep your data private and secure.

We may disclose personal data if we are required to do so by law or if such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, to respond to any claims, or to protect the rights of UNBS, its customers and the public.

From time to time, we may ask our site visitors to answer survey questions. Surveys generally deal with the site, our services or products or categories of products and they will not request any personally identifiable data.

Information collected and stored automatically

UNBS uses software to monitor unbs.go.ug and IT applications for operational purposes. We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you engage with our web sites and IT applications so that we can improve them. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and allows us to look at trends without identifying individual users. Nevertheless, if you want to opt-out of Google Analytics you can install a plug in to your browser. We use cookies that are essential to operation of our services or to provide you with a better experience e.g. by remembering a language preference. We do not use them for advertising or other commercial purposes.

Links to Other Sites

unbs.go.ug contains links to other sites. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of those sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own privacy policies. UNBS is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy policies of any other sites which you visit, including sites linked from unbs.go.ug.

Revisions

UNBS reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we revise our privacy policy, we will post the changes on the site to ensure transparency of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Accessing, Deleting or Correcting Data

You can consult, revise and correct the personal data that you have provided to the UNBS Webstore via https://webstore.unbs.go.ug/profile.php?log=me/active          .

Alternatively, you can send an e-mail to the unbs.go.ug Webmaster.

Referrals

Some UNBS Web areas may provide you with the opportunity to e-mail a Web page to another person. For this feature to work, we may need to collect your e-mail address and/or the e-mail addresses of those to whom you send the Web page. The e-mail addresses collected in this context are not used for any purpose other than to send your request. According to applicable law, they are deleted as soon as your request is fulfilled.

Governing Law

Any dispute arising in connection with this Privacy Policy shall be governed exclusively by Ugandan laws with the exclusion of its choice of law’s provisions. Exclusive place of jurisdiction shall be Uganda.

Copyright

All content on UNBS Online is copyright protected. The copyright is owned by UNBS. Any use of the content, including copying of it in whole or in part, for example to another Internet site, is prohibited and would require written permission from UNBS

All UNBS publications are also protected by copyright. The copyright ownership of UNBS is clearly indicated on every UNBS publication. Any unauthorized use such as copying, scanning or distribution is prohibited.

UNBS Copyright Statement: © UNBS 2017

All rights reserved. Unless otherwise specified, no part of this publication may be reproduced or utilised in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and microfilm, without prior written permission from UNBS.

Requests for permission to reproduce this document should be addressed to

The Executive Director

Uganda National Bureau of Standards

P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256 417 333 250/1/2/3     Fax: +256 414 286 123

E-mail: ed@unbs.go.ug or info@unbs.go.ug                

Web: www.unbs.go.ug