Privacy Policy

Data Privacy Statement

Last Revised: March 20, 2024

Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon respects your privacy and we are committed to keeping your personal information and other data confidential and secure.

1. When does this Data Privacy Statement apply?

This Data Privacy Statement explains the approach taken by Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon and the members of the Standard Chartered Group (“SCNM”,“SCB”, “we” or “us”) towards the personal information and data that we collect about you (“Your Information) when you:

  • Visit its Websites
  • Register for the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon online
  • Register for the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon by filling physical forms
  • Electronically respond to our online advertisements
  • Send us communications via any computer, mobile or other similar electronic devices (“Device”)

and information collected through the registration forms for purposes of the Standards Chartered Nairobi Marathon.

This Data Privacy Statement is limited to information and data collected as above. The Data Privacy Statement does not apply when you leave our Website, including third-party websites where our online advertisements are displayed or links to third party websites which we do not operate or control. Please read the privacy statement and terms and conditions of these third-party websites and decide whether they satisfactorily protect your rights.

2. You consent to our use of Your Information and Cookies

By submitting your personal information through any means detailed above, you consent to:

  • Our use of cookies (see section 3.1 below)
  • Our use of Your Information as described in this Data Privacy Statement
  • The terms and conditions of this Data Privacy Statement

3. What information do we collect about you?

Personal Information, this is the information about an individual from which that person can be identified, is required for your registration to the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon. We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which. We have grouped together as follows:

  • “Identity Data” includes surname, first name, date of birth, images, race number, gender, nationality and emergency contact
  • “Contact Data” includes billing address, residential address, delivery address, email address, social media handles, emergency contact and telephone numbers
  • “Financial Data” includes bank account and payment card details
  • “Transaction Data” includes details about payments to and from
  • “Technical Data” includes internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform on the devices you use to access the Our event site
  • “Profile Data” includes feedback and survey responses, performance, results and times at Our events
  • “Usage Data” includes information about how you use the Site, products and services
  • “Marketing and Communications Data” includes your preferences in receiving marketing from Us and Our third parties and your communication preferences

Additionally, the Website is designed to use Cookies to collect information about how people use the Website (see Use of Cookies) and in some parts of our Website, we specifically ask for Your information.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small data files which are placed on your Device when you visit certain parts of our Website or click on our online advertisements. Cookies and similar technologies are used to identify your Device for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These essential cookies are set throughout our Website and are required for the operation of our Website to:
    • allow our web server to determine whether the cookies setting on your web browser has been enabled or disabled. This allows us to know whether data can be collected from your web browser;
    • temporarily allow you to carry information between pages of our Website to avoid having to re-enter that information;
    • temporarily identify your Device after you have logged in to a secure page on our Website so that our web server can maintain a dialogue with your web browser in order for you to carry out certain activities.
  • Analytical / performance cookies: These are used to help us improve our Website by:
    • tracking your visits to our Website and recognizing your web browser when you are a repeat visitor so that we can gather statistics on new and repeat visitors to evaluate site effectiveness.
  • Functionality cookies: These are used to recognize you when you return to our Website. This enables us to:
    • personalize our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language and region);
    • store your login and other preferences so you do not have to re-enter that information when you return to the Website.
  • Targeting / advertising cookies: These cookies record your visit to our Website, your response to our online advertisements, track the pages you have visited and the website links you have followed. We use this information to:
    • make our Website more relevant to your interests;
    • provide online advertisements or offers on our Website or third-party websites which are most likely to interest you;
    • limit the number of times you see an advertisement and evaluate the effectiveness of our online marketing and advertising programs.

The above cookies may be placed on your Device by us or by third parties on our behalf (for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services).

Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can choose to ‘not accept’ cookies by changing the settings on your web browser but if you block all cookies, including strictly necessary cookies, you may find that certain features on our Website will not work properly.

Physical Registration forms and Online Forms Personal Information shall be submitted when you complete physical or online forms to register for the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon or when you submit an enquiry online. Please ensure you also read any applicable Terms and Conditions for participating in the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon.

4. How we Use Your Information

We will always treat Your Information as confidential. We will use good practices to keep it secure and will otherwise abide by the relevant data protection and privacy laws. The information collected shall only be used in relation to the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon. Most commonly, We will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where We need to perform the contract We are about to enter into or have entered into with you upon registering for the Event
  • Where it is necessary for the Events’ Legitimate Interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where We need to Comply with a Legal or Regulatory Obligation.

Please contact us to find out more about the types of lawful basis that We will rely on to process your personal data.

Disclosing Your Information

When using Your Information for the Purposes we may need to disclose it to more than one company within the SCB Group and to our agents, advisors and third-party service providers (“Other Parties”). When this happens, we will require the Other Parties to handle Your Information using the same level of care that we apply. We will also require them to only use Your Information according to our instructions and directions.

If the Other Parties are overseas Your Information may be sent to another country including countries with weaker privacy and data protection laws than in your country of residence. We will not otherwise disclose Your Information to third parties unless we have your permission, or we are under a legal or similar obligation.

This means, by way of example that Your Information may be disclosed to:

  • Internal third parties supporting the execution of The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon from time to time:
    • the administration of The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon (such reporting obligations and preparation of group accounts);
    • the promotion of the work of The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon;
    • dealings with sponsors and suppliers of Our events;
    • dealings with participants in Our events
  • External third parties supporting the execution of The Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon from time to time:
    1. Agents, advisors or third-party service providers acting as processors, who provide various services such as event entry, entry management and supporting services, timing services, services with respect to the dissemination of photos, videos and other memorabilia, facilitation services for graphical representation of results, data analysis services, publication of race results services and IT and system administration services under a duty of confidentiality to the SCB Group
    2. Regulators, supervisors, governments or quasi-governmental authorities in countries where we, our agents, advisors or third-party service providers have a presence
    3. Anti-money laundering and fraud prevention agencies (where necessary for the Purposes)
    4. Third party athletic bodies and affiliations such as:
      1. World Marathon Majors LLC, to allow them to:
        • validate anyone who is entitled to Six Star Finisher status (or equivalent) or where runners are on the journey to such achievement;
        • operate the Abbott World Marathon Majors Age Group World Championships and Rankings (See how it works  https://www.worldmarathonmajors.com/rankings/how-it-works);
        • World Athletics and Athletics Kenya, to allow them to populate the Power of 10 ranking system.
      2. Broadcasters to allow them to commentate on Our events.
    5. Where you have consented to pass your personal data to third parties (for example, hotel groups about accommodation in relation to Our events or charities where you have initially been unsuccessful in your event application).
    6. Media, where We deem that there is a human-interest story about your participation at one of Our events.

Please contact us at secretariat@nairobimarathon.com to find out more about the various third parties who may process your personal data.

6. Retaining Your Information

We will retain Your Information for as long as the Purpose for which we collected it continues. It is then destroyed unless further retention is required to satisfy a legal, regulatory or accounting requirement or to protect our interests

7. Privacy, security and communication using the Internet

  1. The Internet is not a secure form of communication and sending and receiving information over the Internet carries with it risks including the risk of access and interference by unauthorized third parties. It is your responsibility to maintain the secrecy of any user ID and login password you hold.
  2. Information passing over the Internet may be transmitted internationally (even when sender and recipient are located in the same country) via countries with weaker privacy and data protection laws than in your country of residence. As a result, we do not accept responsibility or liability for the confidentiality, security or integrity of Your Information in connection with its transmission over the Internet.
  3. In order to maintain the security of our systems, protect our staff, record transactions, and, in certain circumstances, to prevent and detect crimes or unauthorized activities, we reserve the right to monitor all Internet communications including web and email traffic into and out of our domains.

8. Withdrawing Consent

If you do not wish for your personal information to be used for Marketing Purposes after the Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon for which you have registered, please contact us at: secretariat@nairobimarathon.com.

9. Contacting us

If you have questions about our Data Privacy Statement, please write to us:

Standard Chartered Bank
Chiromo, 48 Westlands Road, Nairobi, Kenya
P.O. BOX 30003 – 00100 G.P.O, Nairobi
https://www.nairobimarathon.com/contacts/

10. Changes to our Data Privacy Statement

We update our Data Privacy Statement from time to time and ask that you regularly check this Website to make sure you are familiar with the most recent version.

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