Site Policies

This internet website includes information about the Africa Intelligence Agency (AIA). The notices which follow apply equally to all areas of this website. This website and associated domains are provided by the Africa Intelligence Agency (AIA) as a public service.

 Privacy Notice

The Africa  Intelligence Agency is committed to protecting your privacy and will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. All information the AIA provides on these sites that is not otherwise attributed is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. However, AIA prohibits the unauthorized use of the AIA seal or the use of the words “Africa Intelligence Agency,” the initials “AIA,” in a manner reasonably calculated or envision authorization by the Africa Intelligence Agency.

If you simply browse our website:
When you visit the Africa Intelligence Agency website to browse information it contains, you do so anonymously unless you choose to provide us information about yourself. If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, reading pages or downloading information for example, we will not gather and store any information about your visit. However, this policy may change in the future on full commencement of the AIA operations in Africa.

At the very minimal level, AIA will automatically collect and store the following information about your visit to its website and domains of the website:

  • the name of the Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our website;
  • the type of Internet browser and the operating system of the computer you use to access our site;
  • the date and time you visit our site;
  • the pages you visit on our site;
  • if you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website;
  • and, if you linked to our website from a search website, the address of that website and the search term you used.

If You Send Us Personal Information

You do not have to provide any personal information to visit this website or its associated subdomains. If you choose to identify yourself by sending us an email containing personal information or by filling out and submitting our forms, we will use that information to respond to your message and/or to fulfill the purpose you stated in your communication. Africa Intelligence Agency (AIA) does not collect nor use any personal identifiable information for commercial marketing or to transact any business whatsoever.

AIA may share information you provided with contractors or third party acting on AIA’s behalf or with another agency if your inquiry relates to that agency. In other limited circumstances, such as responses to requests from government of countries associated with the AIA and/or private individuals, AIA may be required by law to disclose information you submit. If you provide comments in response to a request for public comments, we may make those comments as well as your identity available to the public in a publication or by posting them on our website. However, such information could be the possible ways you may suggest to advance or add value to AIA’s capabilities and operations but extremely limited to social commitments. But information associated with security administration or intelligence gathering and/or analysis cannot be shared publicly. Where possible, we may give you more specific guidance at the point of collection regarding how your personal information may be used or disclosed. AIA is subject to the African Union Administrative protocols and directives. Information electronically submitted will be maintained and destroyed according to the principles of the African Union Records keeping and the regulations and records schedules of AU Archives and Records Administration and in some cases may be covered by the AU Privacy Act, subject to the Africa, Union Freedom of Information Administration.

Cookies: Cookies are a text file placed on the hard drive of a computer by some webpages or web servers. Cookies cannot run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. “Cookies” are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session (“session cookies”) or saved on a user’s hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on to a website, otherwise called Persistent cookies. They are uniquely assigned to a visitor and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie. Visitors can accept cookies (generally their browser’s default setting) or decline them through their browser settings. Persistent cookies remain on a computer’s hard drive until the visitor deletes them. Session cookies are deleted automatically when the visitor closes his or her browser. AIA will also use session cookies as part of a voluntary web customer satisfaction survey that will appear to a small percentage of our website visitors as they leave the AIA’s site. Session cookies are deleted from the AIA’s servers soon after your session ends and are not collected or saved. Our customer satisfaction survey uses a persistent cookie that is stored on your computer’s hard drive. For videos that are embedded on website, a third party may be setting persistent cookies upon playback of the audio and audiovisual content and related metadata and materials.

Your e-mail to AIA using our comment form:
Except as otherwise emphasized, if you decide to submit a question or comment using AIA online form and provide us your name and e-mail or postal address, we will use that information only to respond to your inquiry, question or comment.

AIA will not share your person identifiable information, name, e-mail, or postal address with any third party nor create individual profiles with the information that you have provided.

Under no circumstances will we give your name, e-mail, or postal address to any other private organization or institution, commercial or otherwise.

If you choose to offer information or assistance to the AIA in the pursuit of its mission by using our online form, we will make appropriate inquiries to determine the accuracy of your information while completely concealing your identity. In addition, we may share the information you provide with other appropriate entities to enable the AIA to carry out its responsibilities. By providing information or assistance to the AIA through our online form, you expressly consent to our use of whatever information you provide via our website but restrict and divorce your identity completely.

Children’s Online Privacy: The AIA is especially concerned about protecting children’s privacy and encourage parents and teachers’ involvement in children exploration of the internet and social media activities. AIA Kids Page will be added in due course as a separate domain in website.

General Disclaimer

Information and materials presented on this website is considered public information and may be distributed or copied freely unless identified as being subject to copyright protection. In return, we request only that the Africa Intelligence Agency (AIA) be cited as the source of any information, photos, and images copied from this site. All information provided by the AIA on this website or related subdomains is made available to provide immediate access for the convenience of interested persons. While the AIA believes the information to be reliable, human or mechanical error remains a possibility. Therefore, the AIA does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information. Neither the AIA, nor any of the sources of the information, shall be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of, this information or materials.

Security, Intrusion, and Detection

For internet security purposes and to ensure that this internet service remains available to all users, all network traffic will be monitored in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage or conduct any form of criminal activity, including sabotage and/or other forms of attacks.