Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

Updated 12 March 2022

Cump Film Festival (“CFF”) is dedicated to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy describes how CFF collects and use identifiable information regarding our customers and users of our website and services.

Throughout this Privacy Policy, “we”, “CFF”, “us” refers to Cump Film Festival, which operates under the name of Cump FIlm Festival. This Privacy Policy applies to all products, services, and websites associated with the CFF and cumpfilmfestival.com website.

Information We Collect.

You are not required to provide any personal information on the public areas of this website. In order to provide our full range of services, however, we may collect certain information from you. Our primary goals in collecting your information is to provide you with the products and services available throughout our site, to communicate with you, and to process your film submissions, if you submitted one.

By using any of CFF’s website services you are consenting to our privacy policy and terms of service.

The types of information and the means by which we collect it are as follows:

A. Information that you provide:

In order to submit your film entry t the festival, receive targeted information, enroll in new services, and/or visit the sites of customers we host, you might be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information to us such as your names, e-mail address, phone number and other production information. You can choose not to provide this information but then you might not be able to participate in some of our services or offerings.

B. Cookies:

A cookie is a small amount of data sent by our website and stored on your computer’s hard drive that our website can read and which helps us keep track of how you use our website. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish it to do this, you can use your browser’s editing function to instruct your browser to stop accepting cookies or to notify you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

C. Web Beacons:

We also place small tracker codes or “beacons” on some of the pages on our website, and in our e-mail. We use these beacons, in connection with cookies, to collect non-personal data on the usage of our site including but not limited to the date and time of the visit, the pages visited, the referring web page, the type of browser, the type of operating system and the domain name of the visitor’s Internet service provider. This information is collected about thousands of site visits and analyzed as a whole. This information is useful, for example, in tracking the performance of our online advertising such as online banner ads and to determine where to place future

D. IP Address:

We analyze IP addresses in the aggregate for system administration purposes and to gather broad demographic information. We may link IP addresses to your computer’s User ID, to track and prevent fraudulent resource utilization. We may share this information with law enforcement authorities if we determine, or are notified, that the use of the information provided was fraudulent.

E. Device identifiers:

When you access the Service by or through a mobile device (including but not limited to smart-phones or tablets) or computer, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers.” Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by CFF. A device identifier may convey information to us about how you browse and use the Service. A device identifier may remain persistently on your device, to help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the Service. Some features of the Service may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.

F. Location data:

When you access the Service, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your computing device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the Service. Some features of the Service, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.

G. User communications:

When you send email or other communications to us, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.

H. Log information:

When you access our services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. Also, in order to protect you from fraud, phishing, and other misconduct, we may collect information about your interaction with our services. Any such information we collect will only be used to detect and prevent fraud or other misconduct.

I. Affiliated sites:

We offer some of our services in connection with other websites. Personal information that you provide to those sites may be sent to us in order to deliver the service. We process such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The affiliated sites may have different privacy practices and we encourage you to read their privacy policies.

J. Links:

We might provide links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our search technology, customized content and advertising.

K. Marketing efforts:

Some of the online technologies we use to advertise our services rely on third party remarketing or similar online advertising solutions. This means our third-party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on sites across the Internet. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website or client’s websites. You may obtain information about how you can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings. Alternatively, you can visit Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page

L. Other sites:

Your personally identifiable information will not be sold to a third party. We may share your information as follows:

  • When we have your consent. This will require you to opt-in before we can share any sensitive personal information (i.e. newsletters and alerts).


  • With companies who work on our behalf. From time to time, we contract with certain trusted third party companies to support business functions on our behalf and provide services to us. These can include, without limitation, order processing, maintenance, customer relationship, database storage and management, and direct marketing campaigns. We will share your personally identifiable information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to binding contractual obligations requiring such third parties to maintain the privacy and security of your data.


  • With another office and/or affiliate of ours for purposes of service support, maintenance, or protection.


  • With government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect our property and rights of those or a third party, the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law


  • We may buy or sell/divest/transfer the Festival (including any shares in the Festival), or any combination of its products, services, assets and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, User Content, and other User information related to the Service will likely be among the items transferred in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions or similar transactions or proceedings. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company.

Your Choice to Share Information

If you choose to share your images and information via third party services including call for entries submission forms, access to and use of the photos and the information you provide to the third party service will be governed by the terms of the third party services, and the password protections you established in your account with CFF may/will not apply. We are not liable for any access to, use of or disclosure of any photos or information you provide to third party services, or on public areas.

Information Security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. However, CFF cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to CFF or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of CFF listing companies, such as social networks. CFF is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

Compromise of information

In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, CFF will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Keeping Your Information Accurate

We have a legal obligation to see that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please assist us to comply with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes to your information. You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information about you by sending us a written request to privacy@cumpfilmfestival.com.

Children's Privacy

The Site is not directed to persons under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us at privacy@cumpfilmfestival.com. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal identifiable Information, we will delete such information from our files.

Widgets and Sharing Services

The following is a partial list of third party services that may be used in CFF and links to their Terms of Service:

J. Links:

We might provide links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of our search technology, customized content and advertising.

A. Google Analytics Cookies

This site uses Google Analytics, and their Third party cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Find out more about the Google Privacy Policy here.

B. Facebook Cookies

This site uses a Facebook Like Box, and uses Facebook’s cookies to allow you to log in to your Facebook profile and ‘Like’ our Facebook page. Facebook cookies are also used when using the AddThis Social Sharing buttons. Find out more about the Facebook Data Use Policy here.

C. AddThis Cookies

This site uses the AddThis widget to allow you to easily share content across Social Media networks, email etc. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors are sharing this site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including number of shares of each page, and where the pages have been shared. Find out more about the AddThis Privacy Policy here.

D. Twitter Cookies

These cookies are used to allow visitors to share pages on this site via Twitter. These cookies are created via the AddThis Social Sharing buttons. Find out more about the Twitter Privacy Policy here.

E. Zoho Cookies
These cookies are used in allowing visitors to easily submit or save the progress of their submission on the website. This is made thus by the integration of Zoho Forms on the website submission. Find out more about the Zoho Privacy Policy here.

How To Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us through our website or write to us at:

Cump Film Festival
P.O. Box 778 – 01001
Nairobi, Kenya.
+254 714 065 680

Changes to our Privacy Policy

CFF may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, and so you should review this page periodically. When we change the policy in a material manner, we will update the ‘last modified’ date at the top of this page.