The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information. The information practice for our website is set forth below. The FIA does not collect, store or use information obtained through this website, except as described in this policy.
Information FIA Collects and Stores When a Visitor Visits the FIA Website
The FIA may automatically collect and store information about the Internet connection when a visitor visits this website. This information includes the following:
- The date and time the website was accessed.
- The pages visited.
- If you linked to the FIU website from another website, the address of that website.
- The type of browser used to access the FIA website.
- The IP (Internet Protocol) address. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer whenever you browse the Internet.
- The action that you tried to perform (for example, download a document) and whether or not that attempt was successful.
The FIA website does not use "cookies." A cookie is an entry placed in a file on the hard drive of your respective computer / smart phone, usually without your knowledge, by a website that allows it to monitor the pattern and trend use of the website.
Information FIA Collects and Stores
If a visitor chooses to give us feedback / comment on the website including electronic mail (or if a visitor requests for additional information from the FIA), the visitor will be asked for personal information such as name, address etc. When a visitor sends information to the FIA, it will be considered that consent has been given for the FIA to use the information collected from the message consistent with this policy. When a visitor provides personal information, the FIA will maintain the information to process the inquiry. FIA staff will see and handle the information in the course of executing their respective official duties. In limited circumstances, pursuant to a court order, FIA may be required by law to disclose the information you submit.
How FIA Uses the Information
The FIA uses the information (i.e. the information that is collected automatically and the additional information that you may provide) to measure the volume of requests for specific website pages, to improve the website, and to be responsive to user needs and inquiries. The FIA may use the IP address information to gauge unusually heavy traffic from a single address.
Although questions, comments, and other communications that FIA receives are generally not retained as permanent records, please note that it is possible that any mail--electronic or paper--that we receive could become part of the permanent record of the FIA, if the mail is part of materials that are scheduled for permanent retention.
Security of the FIA Website
For the security of the FIA website and to ensure that the site remains available to all users, FIA technical staff deploy security tools and software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
How to Contact FIA About the Website
Financial Intelligence Authority
4th Floor, Wing B,
+256-417 892 600