Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Policy”) will help to clarify how GistFest makes use and protects your data and every other piece of information you make available to us when you visit and use

We have the right to change this policy at our discretion, of which you will be informed immediately. We advise you to check back on this page as often as possible, to ensure that you are up to date with any new changes.

User Information We Retain

When you visit our website, we may retain the following data:

  • Your IP address.
  • Your contact information including your email address.
  • Other information such as your interests and preferences.
  • Information regarding the way you use our website.

Why We Keep Your Information

We keep your data for many, different reasons:

  • To understand your needs, online behaviours and preferences better.
  • To help improve our services and products.
  • To send you informative emails which you may find interesting.
  • To contact you to fill out surveys and other types of important market research.
  • To customize our website to suit your online needs and preferences.

Protecting and Securing Your Data

GistFest is committed to protecting your data, securing and keeping it confidential. GistFest has taken and put in place essential measures using the latest technology to make sure that your information can never be stolen, disclosed or accessed by unauthorized personnel.  This helps us to keep all your information on our site safe.

Our Cookie Policy

When you agree to allow our website to use cookies, you also agree to allow us to use the data it collects as regards your online behaviour (web traffic, webpages you spend the most time on and other websites you visit from our site). We use this information we collect through cookies to customize our website to suit your needs. After this data is used for statistical analysis it is completely erased from our records.

It is important to note that these cookies do not give us control over your computer in any way. They are strictly for analytical purposes, to monitor which webpages you find useful or not, for an improved experience on our site.

You can disable cookies whenever you wish by accessing the settings of your internet browser

Links to Other Websites contains links that lead to other websites. If you visit any of these websites, GistFest is not held responsible for the security and privacy of your information. Those websites are not covered by our privacy policy agreement. Be sure to get properly informed about the privacy policy of any site you visit from our website.

Restricting Our Access to Your Personal Information

You reserve the right to discontinue our access to your personal data at any time. To restrict the use and collection of your data, you can do any of the following:

Ensure that you always check for any boxes that you can leave unfilled when filling any of the forms on our site if you do not want to submit your personal data.

For users that have already agreed to share their information but now wish to change this, feel free to contact us via email and we would be happy to reset your preferences.

GistFest will never lease, sell or distribute your personal data to any third parties without your permission. However, if we are compelled by the law to do so, we may do so. Your personal data will be used when the need arises for us to send you promotional materials, only if you agree to this privacy policy.