Accord University 

Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Accord University Somalia is committed to protecting the privacy of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. This privacy policy outlines the university's practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information.

2. Purpose

The purpose and scope of the Privacy Policy for Accord University Somalia is to ensure the protection of personal information and data of its students, staff, and other stakeholders. The policy aims to outline the university's commitment to maintaining the privacy, confidentiality, and security of personal information in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. It covers the collection, use, storage, and sharing of personal data, as well as the rights of individuals regarding their personal information.

The Privacy Policy of Accord University Somalia is designed to:

Clearly communicate the university's practices regarding the collection, use, and protection of personal information.

Specify the types of personal information collected and the purposes for which it is used.

Outline the measures taken to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data.

Explain the rights of individuals regarding their personal information, including the right to access, correct, and delete their data.

Provide information on how individuals can contact the university with privacy-related inquiries or concerns.

3. Scope:

The scope of the Privacy Policy encompasses all activities and operations of Accord University Somalia that involve the collection and processing of personal information. This includes but is not limited to student admissions, academic records, financial transactions, research activities, and interactions with the university's website and online platforms.

The policy applies to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and any other individuals whose personal information is collected and processed by Accord University Somalia. It also extends to the university's interactions with external parties, such as educational institutions, research partners, and service providers, regarding the handling of personal data.

The Privacy Policy of Accord University Somalia aligns with the university's commitment to fostering a culture of equality and an environment of teaching, study, and research free of bias and discrimination. It reflects the university's dedication to providing quality higher education, research, and knowledge dissemination while upholding the privacy, confidentiality, and anonymity of individuals' personal information

  4. Privacy Policy of Accord University

4.1 Collection of Personal Information

The Accord University collects personal information for the purpose of admission, enrolment, academic activities, and administrative processes. The university may collect personal information such as names, contact details, academic records, and other relevant data necessary for educational and administrative purposes. By providing personal information to the university, individuals consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of their information in accordance with this privacy policy.

4.2 Use of Personal Information

The Accord University uses personal information to facilitate academic activities, enrollment, communication, and administrative processes. Personal information may be used for research and development purposes to enhance the quality of education and services provided by the university. The university may use personal information to communicate with students, faculty, staff, and other relevant parties regarding academic and administrative matters.

4.3 Disclosure of Personal Information

The Accord University may disclose personal information to third parties, including educational institutions, regulatory bodies, and service providers, only when necessary and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Aggregated and anonymized data may be shared for statistical and research purposes, ensuring that individuals cannot be identified from such data.

4.4 Security and Retention

The Accord University implements appropriate security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Personal information is retained only for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or as required by applicable laws and regulations.

4.5 Compliance and Updates

The Accord University complies with applicable data protection laws and regulations in Somalia. This privacy policy may be updated from time to time to reflect changes in practices or legal requirements. Any updates will be communicated through appropriate channels.

4.6 Consent

By providing personal information to Accord University Somalia, individuals consent to the collection, use, and sharing of their information as outlined in this privacy policy.

4.7 Your Rights and Choices

Student, Faculty, and Staff have the right to access, update, or delete their personal information at any time. They can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. To exercise these rights, please contact us at

4.8 International Data Transfers

The Student, Faculty, and Staff personal information may be transferred to, stored in, or accessed from countries outside of Somalia, including countries with different data protection laws. In such cases, Accord University will take appropriate measures to ensure the protection of your personal information.

4.9 Compliance with Applicable Laws and Regulations

Accord University will share personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, respond to lawful requests for information, or protect its rights

4.10 Intellectual Property Disclosure

Accord University's intellectual property, including contents, logos, and visual media, is protected and owned by the university

4.11 Limitations on User Activities

Users are bound by certain limitations on their activities when using Accord University's services, as outlined in the terms and conditions

4.12 Collection of Sensitive Personal Information

Accord University may collect sensitive personal information, such as social security numbers or payment card information, and has specific policies regarding the handling of such data

4.13 Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

Accord University may shares personal data with authorized external third parties under partnership agreements and for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and legal processes. These additional policies can further enhance the comprehensive privacy policy for Accord University Somalia, ensuring transparency and protection of users' personal information.

4.14 Contact Information

For inquiries or concerns regarding this privacy policy or the handling of personal information at Accord University Somalia, individuals may contact the university's designated privacy officer at