Beacon Finance

Privacy Policy

In brief

We respect your privacy and the confidentiality of information that you give us. Beacon Financials Limited will share your personal data with third parties only in the event that it’s needed for provision of additional services and data (e.g. paid plans).

About Us

Beacon Financials Limited (“Beacon Finance” or “We” or “Us”) is the sole owner of Beacon Finance: Tanzania Capital Market Analysis and all of the information collected on it. Beacon Finance collects information from users in several ways through the application.

The Privacy Policy discloses how we collect, process, store and share information including the following:

  • Personal information being collected via the application by Beacon Financials Limited
  • Personal information being collected via the application by third parties
  • How we use the personal information collected
  • Who we can share this information with
  • Security procedures we use to protect our users' personal information
  • How we give rights to users in respect of the personal data

We always ask users for permission to collect and use personal data.

Children’s and special categories of personal data

We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children below the age of 16 years or special categories of personal data (racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, biometric data, data concerning health, data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation). If you believe we have inadvertently collected such information, please email us via so that we can either obtain special consent or delete the information.


We may update this Policy Notes at our discretion from time to time by posting a new version on the application and Google Play Store’s App profile. You should check the application and Google Play Store’s App profile occasionally to ensure any changes made are suitable for you. You will be informed of any significant changes made to the Privacy Policy on “Beacon Finance App” topic in the Financial Fitness section.

Personal data that we collect

There is no need to create an account and give consent to personal data processing when viewing information of listed companies and some free blog posts. You would need to create an account if you will need to comment, reply to comments, using the watchlist, accessing the screener results and viewing premium content available for monthly subscription.

If you decided to create an account then you have to share some personal data with us so that we can provide you with access to our services.

During registration you will be required to provide us with your Google+ username and email address associated with the credential you have used. Only your username and profile picture will be available to the public when you leave a comment.

How personal information is collected


A profile is a set of information for each individual user that details his/her viewing preferences. When you create your profile on the application you agree that other users or visitors may see your user name, profile picture and your comments.

Cookies & Web Beacons (Clear GIFs)

We collect cookie files to gather and analyze statistical information as well as to ensure security and to fight spam. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier that allow us to track usage patterns, count users who have visited a particular page, etc. Web beacons only collect limited information, including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides. These beacons do not carry any personally identifiable information and are only used to track the effectiveness of Website. We use web beacons in connection with Google Analytics service together with Firebase. The information generated related to our Application is used to create reports about the use of the Website. We use this information to develop, test and improve our services further.

Google will store this information. Please refer to Google's privacy policy to get more information.

Device information

We collect the following information about the devices that you use to visit the site: IP-address of the device and operating system. We are collecting this information to prevent spam and abuse of our services.

Areas where we don’t collect personal information

Links to other sites

At our discretion We can add links (web links) to other websites from our Website. These websites can be run by third parties with separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content, activities or privacy policies of those linked sites. We suggest you read the privacy policy of each and every site that you visit. We remind you that this Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by our Application (Beacon Finance).

How personal information is used

We use your contact details such as username and email address to authenticate your account, ensure its security along with the security of our services and to prevent spam, fraud and abuse. Paid Users will receive a notification email from Google Pay if there are any issues with billing their cards for auto-renew subscriptions.


On rare occasions it is necessary to send out service-related announcements or important newsletters. For instance, if our service is interrupted for a prolonged period or major functionality upgrade is released, we might send all users an email message.

Legal requirements

We can store and disclose your information to law enforcement authorities, state or government agencies if we establish that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law. This includes responses to court orders or subpoenas, as well as other judicial or regulatory processes.

Security of personal data

Beacon Finance does not store any personal data in it’s servers. Personal data for login from Google accounts are stored by Google itself, we do not request the data for our own storage. Please visit Google via to learn how Google secure your data.

Contact information

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding personal data processing, please email us at

If you disagree with this Privacy Policy, you will need to stop using our website and deactivate your account.

Terms of Use

Your affirmative act of using Beacon Finance signifies that you agree to the following terms of use.
If you do not agree, do not use Beacon Finance

Changes to the terms of use

We may change these Terms of Use at any time. If you continue to use Beacon Finance after we post changes to these Terms of Use, you are signifying your acceptance of the new terms.

Changes to Beacon Finance

We may discontinue or change any service or feature on Beacon Finance at any time without notice.

Ownership of information; License to use Beacon Finance; redistribution of data

Unless otherwise noted, all right, title and interest in and to Beacon Finance, and all information made available through Beacon Finance or its Services, in all languages, formats and media throughout the world, including all copyrights and trademarks therein, are the exclusive property of Beacon Financials Limited, its affiliates or its Data Providers.

You may not use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on the Content, frame any portion of Beacon Finance or Content, sublicense, assign, transfer, sell, loan, or otherwise distribute for payment the Content without our prior written consent. You may not circumvent any mechanisms included in the Content for preventing the unauthorized reproduction or distribution of the Content. For additional information on commercial and partnership inquiries with Beacon Finance please email

To stay compliant with exchange regulations and to prevent unauthorized access, your account can be used on only one device at a time.

Except as otherwise expressly permitted by the preceding paragraph, you agree not to sell any of the services or materials in any manner or for any purposes without the prior express written consent of Beacon Finance and/or the data providers. In addition, you shall not, without the prior express written consent of Beacon Finance and the relevant data providers, make copies of any of the software or documentation that may be provided, electronically or otherwise, including, but not limited to, translating, decompiling, disassembling or creating derivative works.


Beacon Financials Limited grants all users of Beacon Finance and all other available versions of the app to use snapshots of Beacon Finance charts in analysis, articles, blog posts and other publications, as well as use Beacon Finance in education sessions (Financial Fitness), display Beacon Finance charts during video broadcasts, including overviews, news, analytics, and otherwise use or promote Beacon Finance charts or any products from the Beacon Finance application on the condition that Beacon Finance attribution must be clearly visible at all times that such products are used.

Attribution shall include any mentioning of and a reference to Beacon Finance, including but not limited to those described herein.

Use of Beacon Finance charts during video or other promotions where Beacon Finance attribution is not visible has to include a description of the product used therein. For instance: “Charting platform used for this analysis is provided by Beacon Finance”, or simply “Charts by Beacon Finance”, font size should not be lower than 10 PT = 13PX = 3.4MM.

Use of any Beacon Finance products outside the Beacon Finance website without a proper attribution of Beacon Finance is not allowed. Users that do not follow attribution rule herein may be banned permanently, and other legal actions may be taken to ensure compliance, including but not limited to cease-and-desist warnings, court orders, injunctions, fines, damages relief and so forth.

Third party sites and advertisers

Beacon Finance may include links to third party websites. Some of these sites may contain materials that are objectionable, unlawful, or inaccurate. You agree that Beacon Finance shall not be held liable for any trading activities or other activities that occur on any website you access through links on Beacon Finance. We provide these links as a convenience, and do not endorse the content or services offered by these other sites. Any dealings that you have with advertisers found on Beacon Finance are between you and the advertiser and you acknowledge and agree that we are not liable for any loss or claim you may have against an advertiser.

Unauthorized soliciting on Beacon Finance is strictly prohibited and may result in penalties, including but not limited to, temporary or permanent bans of the account found in violation, and any appropriate and available legal action for monetary and other damages.

Registered users

Certain services, such as ability to comment on articles, are available only to registered users of the Beacon Finance app and require you to sign in with a google account to use them. If you register as a user (a “Subscriber”) of any of the features of Beacon Finance, during the registration process you may be prompted to click an “Sign in,” or similar button; your clicking on such button will further confirm your agreement to be legally bound by these Terms and Conditions.

In consideration of your use of the Beacon Finance app, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving Beacon Finance Services under the laws of the United Republic of Tanzania or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Beacon Finance has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Beacon Finance has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Beacon Finance Services (or any portion thereof).

Access and security

You accept responsibility for the confidentiality and use of any user name and email address that you may register for your access to and use of the Services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Beacon Finance of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Beacon Finance cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply.

Payment and cancellation of service

  1. By ordering any subscription on Beacon Finance (including a free trial period) you confirm that you have read and accepted our Terms of Use and you authorize Beacon Finance to automatically charge your Google Pay account according to the billing period (monthly).
  2. Each user can try our paid plans for 7 days free of charge. If you don’t cancel your trial before it ends, you’ll automatically continue on a paid monthly plan after the trial. We do not offer refunds for automatic payments after the trial period, even if the subscription is cancelled on the same day as the payment has gone through. Please note that you have access to available market data for free during the free trial period only. When the trial period is over, access to market data is limited and you may need to purchase additional paid access for some data. Canceling trial period disables access to all paid tools, features and market data immediately.
  3. The Service is billed in advance on a monthly basis. There will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service, or refunds for months unused with an open user account.
  4. All billing is recurring, which means you will continue to get billed until you cancel your subscription. You are solely responsible for properly canceling your Beacon Finance subscription. An email request asking for your subscription to be cancelled is not considered cancellation. You may cancel your subscription at any time by visiting the Subscription page on your Google Play Store Application.
  5. If you cancel the Service before the end of your current paid up period, your subscription will remain active until the next due date. After the due date, if no payment is received, your subscription will be stopped.
  6. We do not offer refunds for initial payments. If you order the Service for the first time, please make sure that the order is correct before the payment is made.
  7. We do not offer refunds for recurring monthly payments. If you have been billed for automatic monthly renewal of the Service, you can cancel the subscription to avoid billing for next month.

Feedback to Beacon Finance

By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals to Beacon Finance through, you acknowledge and agree that:

  • Your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information
  • Beacon Finance is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions
  • Beacon Finance shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide
  • Beacon Finance may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development
  • Your Contributions automatically become the property of Beacon Finance without any obligation of Beacon Finance to you
  • You are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Beacon Finance under any circumstances.


You agree to indemnify and hold Beacon Finance and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit, modify or otherwise make available through the Beacon Finance Services, your use of the Beacon Finance Services, your connection to the Beacon Finance Services, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.


Upon a customer's request, the Beacon Finance account can be deleted. However any associated published ideas/comments will remain on the site. We believe that once an idea or a chart was published, it becomes part of the communal trading knowledge and should stay that way. This policy prevents users from keeping only their best ideas public, thus keeping everyone honest with themselves and gives others confidence in the public reputation.

You agree that Beacon Finance may, without prior notice, immediately terminate, limit your access to or suspend your Beacon Finance account, any associated email address, and access to the Beacon Finance Services. Cause for such termination, limitation of access or suspension shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the Terms of Use or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b)requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) discontinuance or material modification to the Beacon Finance Services (or any part thereof), (d) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (e) extended periods of inactivity, (f) and/or engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities. Further, you agree that all terminations, limitations of access and suspensions for cause shall be made in Beacon Finance's sole discretion and that Beacon Finance shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Beacon Finance Services.


By creating an account with Beacon Finance, you agree that Beacon Finance can use your email address to send you marketing materials, service-related notices, important information messages, special offers, etc.


Disclaimer regarding content

Beacon Finance cannot and does not represent or guarantee that any of the information available on Beacon Finance is accurate, reliable, current, complete or appropriate for your needs. Various information available through the Services or on Beacon Finance may be specially obtained by Beacon Finance from professional businesses or organizations, such as exchanges, news providers, market data providers and other content providers (e.g., CMSA and possibly other established financial exchanges such as the Dar es Stock Exchange (DSE), and Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE)), who are believed to be sources of reliable information (collectively, the “Data Providers”). Nevertheless, due to various factors — including the inherent possibility of human and mechanical error — the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, results obtained from use, and correct sequencing of information available through the app are not and cannot be guaranteed by Beacon Finance.

Disclaimer regarding investment decisions and trading

Decisions to buy, sell, hold or trade in securities and other investments involve risk and are best made based on the advice of qualified financial professionals. Any trading in securities or other investments involves a risk of substantial losses. The practice of “Day Trading” involves particularly high risks and can cause you to lose substantial sums of money. Before undertaking any trading program, you should consult a qualified financial professional. Please consider carefully whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition and ability to bear financial risks. Under no circumstances shall we be liable for any loss or damage you or anyone else incurs as a result of any trading or investment activity that you or anyone else engages in based on any information or material you receive through Beacon Finance or our Services.

Financial Fitness/Learn/Education Section Disclaimer

All information and content in the Financial Fitness page should be viewed as educational only. None of the content published on the Financial Fitness page constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction or investment strategy is suitable for investment for any specific person. None of the information providers or their affiliates will advise you personally concerning the nature, potential, value or suitability of any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, investment strategy or other matter.

Community Guidelines

We'd love your help in keeping Beacon a fun and safe place to communicate with others. Before you post a comment, consider following a few guidelines so everyone has a good experience.


Beacon reserves the right to remove any comment that doesn't comply with our guideline or Terms of Service, and to terminate a Beacon Account for a violation.

Best Practices:

  • Be considerate and respectful of your fellow posters-this is a public forum.
  • Write concisely and use punctuation to help others understand you.

What not to do:

  • Don't post profanity, obscenities, abusive language, or otherwise objectionable content.
  • Comments shouldn't harass, abuse, or threaten anyone's personal safety or property, make false statements, defame, or impersonate someone else.
  • Don't post phone numbers, email or mailing addresses, or credit card information. This helps protect yours and others' personal info.
  • Don't copy and post others' material, trademarks, or intellectual property-it's illegal. This includes cutting and pasting content from other websites (comments should be your own original thoughts).
  • Posting HTML, viruses, or other malicious code is a violation of the Beacon Term of Service.
  • Beacon Financials Ltd is not responsible or liable in any way for comments posted by its users.