Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

General Information

CorperNaija Corporate Services is a limited liability company registered and Incorporated in Nigeria in 2018 (Company Registration Number RC 1549608). CorperNaija Corporate Services is the premier services aggregator company, focused on the serving youths across the country.

Please read this privacy policy (the “Policy”) carefully to understand how we use your personal information. If you do not agree with any or all parts of this Policy, please do not proceed to use CorperNaija.com (the “Site”). By accessing or using this Site, you agree to all the terms in this Policy. This Policy is subject to change, please do know that if there are any changes to how your personal information is used, we will notify you immediately. Your continued use of the Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for update.

CorperNaija Corporate Services respects your privacy as you use our websites and products and is committed to protecting the personal information of its “Users” and any personal information which would be collected in accordance with the constitution of Nigeria, Data Protection Guideline 2017, and any applicable laws, rules or regulations issued thereunder. The Company shall take all steps necessary to prevent unauthorised access to the User’s personal information and shall not disclose the User’s information to third parties without the user’s prior consent unless bound to do so by law. Data collected on the User may have to be disclosed to judicial, administrative or regulatory authorities in accordance with the relevant applicable legislation.

We believe that you have a right to know our practices and procedures regarding the information we may collect during your use or transactions within the site. This Policy therefore explains our privacy practices for the Site and services provided by CorperNaija Corporate Services/ CorperNaija.com. By accessing and/or using the Site and its related sites, applications, services, goods and/or registration for a CorperNaija Corporate Services/ CorperNaija.com account, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy, including to our collection, use, disclosure, processing and retention of your personal information. You can also learn how to limit sharing of information in this Policy.

Information Ownership/Disclosure/Loss Policy

When you register on the Site we ask you to provide certain personal information, including a valid email address, location, username, and sometimes Facebook or google account log in details. We may collect additional information such as physical address, telephone number or other contact details and additional authentication information, to provide you with the services we render which you may need, or to ensure the site’s integrity (for possible prevention of fraud).

We also collect information while you access, browse, view or otherwise use the Site. This implies that while you navigate and access the Site we are aware of your usage of the Site, and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage, including geo-location information, IP address, device and connection information, browser information and web-log information, and all communications recorded by Users through the Site. We use that information to enhance user experience, personalize your browsing experience as well as monitor the Site to prevent fraud and inappropriate content or behaviour. We may also collect supplemental information obtained from third parties such as demographic and navigation data.

Once you register, your username and additional information regarding your activity is made public and is visible to all Users of the Site. This information includes photos you upload, your published portfolio, and additional information you may choose to add to your profile.

How we collect Information

By using and accessing this Site, you directly provide us with most of the information we collect. You do this by filling out the registration details on the Site, and by posting and sharing additional information voluntarily. This can include User’s location, sharing of portfolio, and anything you choose to add to your user profile. We also collect technical information indirectly and automatically through our systems. This information may include logging your Internet Protocol (IP) address, software configuration, operating system and use of cookies (cookies are small files sent from us to your computer and sometimes back). Cookies ultimately help us improve your navigation and ease of use of our Site. You can find further information about Cookies in this Policy below, under “Cookies”. We may also collect information from commercially available sources such as data aggregators and public databases.

How the information we collect are used

Where relevant under applicable laws, all processing of your personal information will be justified by a “condition” for processing. In the majority of cases, processing will be justified on the basis that:

  1. You have provided your consent for us to use your personal information for a specific purpose;
  2. Our use of your personal information is necessary to perform a contract or take steps to enter into a contract with you (e.g. to provide you with services which you need on the Site);
  3. The processing is necessary to comply with a relevant legal obligation or regulatory obligation that we have (e.g. Advanced fee fraud and other fraud related offences Act.); or
  4. The processing is necessary to support our legitimate interests as a business (e.g. to improve our services to you or to customise your browsing experience), subject to your interests and fundamental rights and provided it is conducted at all times in a way that is proper.

We will use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with quality service and security. For example, we may use the information collected from you to verify your identity. We may also use this information to establish and set up your account, verify or re-issue a password, log your activity and contact you from time to time. The information helps us improve our services to you and customize your browsing experience. In addition, this information helps us track any fraudulent activities and other inappropriate activities and monitor content integrity; or
  • To maintain appropriate business records, to comply with lawful requests by public authorities and to comply with applicable laws and regulations or as otherwise required by law. Should you ever deactivate your account with us, we will keep your information for a limited period in order to meet the above purposes.

We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those set out in this Policy.

Marketing:

  • We may use your personal information to send you direct marketing communications about our products, services or promotions from com that may be of interest to you or our related services. This may be via email, post, SMS, telephone or targeted online advertisements methods.
  • In most cases our processing of your personal information for marketing purposes is based on our legitimate interest, although some cases (such as where required by law) may be based on your consent. You have a right to prevent direct marketing of any form at any time – this can be exercised by following the unsubscribe link attached to each communication or by sending an email to Site newsletter deactivation email.
  • We limit our direct marketing to a reasonable and proportionate level, and to send you information which we believe may be of interest or relevance to you, based on the information you provided us during your registration or use of the Site.

How long does your information stay with us?

We keep your personal information only for as long as is needed to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. However, in some circumstances we may retain your personal information for a prolonged period. We may retain your information for the following purposes:

  • As long as it is necessary and relevant for our business operations, e.g., so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenge; and
  • We may retain personal information from closed/deactivated accounts to comply with applicable laws, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce our Site terms and take other actions as permitted by law.

 

Children Under the Age of 18

Our Site is not to be used by children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 should provide any personal information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. Parents and guardians should at all times supervise their children’s activities. If we notice, observe, or learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18, we will delete such person’s account from the Site. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at info@corpernaija.com.

 

Third Parties Connection Policy

We do not give away, sell or rent your personal information used on the site to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

We may combine your personal information with information we collect automatically or obtain from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can unsubscribe through the link attached to each communication or by sending an email to Site newsletter deactivation email.

We may provide your personal details to third parties, only in order to operate the Site, provide our services to you, fulfil obligations imposed on us by applicable laws and regulations, and prevent fraud and illegal activities, as detailed below:

  • To service providers for the purpose of opening and operating your account as well as providing ancillary services (example – payment vendors, Customer Relation Management systems, blog hosting, mailing systems or technical consultants). Our contracts with these service providers do not permit use of your information for their own (marketing) purposes. Consistent with applicable legal requirements, we take commercially reasonable steps to require third parties to adequately safeguard your personal information and only process it in accordance with our instructions;
  • To respond to a subpoena, court summons or court order, judicial process or to regulatory authorities, if we believe that doing so is reasonably necessary to comply with legal processes; when we believe it necessary or appropriate to disclose personal information to law enforcement authorities, such as to investigate actual or suspected fraud or violations of law, breaches of security, or breaches of this Policy; to respond to claims against us; and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of CorperNaija Corporate Services Limited, our customers, or the public;
  • To secure the site and protect it against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims or other liabilities. We do not collect credit information; but allow our payment vendors to collect information for the purpose of collecting payments from buyers on the Site. We are not exposed to the payment information provided to our payment vendors, and this information is subject to the privacy policy applicable to the payment vendor; and
  • Your personal information may be disclosed if we go through a business transition such as a merger, sale, transfer of all or a portion of CorperNaija Corporate Services Limited assets, acquisition, bankruptcy or similar event.

 

 

Cookies

When you visit the Site, we may use industry-wide technologies such as “cookies” (or similar technologies), which store certain information on your computer and which will allow us, among other things, to enable automatic sign-in to the Site, make your browsing much more convenient and effortless and allow us to test user experience and offer you personalized browsing or promotions. By continuing to use this Site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies on your computer or device in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

The Site uses cookies to collect statistical data about its use, to narrow the Site’s functionality to suit personal preferences and to assist with various aspects of Site operation. These files contain a variety of information such as information about www.corpernaija.com webpages visited by you, the length of time you visited the Site, data about how you came to visit the Site, areas viewed by you within the Site, and additional information. Cookies remain on your device for the period described below.

The following is a more detailed explanation of the types of cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies:

They are used so you can continue browsing this Site without losing your history or transaction progress. These cookies expire when you close the browser used to access this Site.

  • Permanent:

They persist even when the browser is closed. They have an expiration date and by law, they only stay for some months (Six months). They’re used to remember passwords and login details so you don’t have to re-enter them each time you want to login to the Site.

  • Third-party:

Cookies attributes usually corresponds to the website domain they are on. Not for third-party cookies as the name suggests, they are called third-party cookies because they are installed by third-party websites, such as advertisers, hosting companies, etc. They gather data about your browsing habits and allow them to track you across multiple websites.

 

  • Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies are used to provide you the best user experience. These cookies are, for instance, used to personalise content for you in line with your location. It also allows the Site to remember choices made (like turning off use of cookies or which location you have previously selected) to provide more personal features.

Google will use the information collected for the purpose of evaluating your use of our Site on our behalf, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as described below. Additionally, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in. This creates an opt-out cookie which prevents the further processing of your data. For additional information about Google Analytics cookies, please see Google’s help pages and privacy policy.

If you prevent these cookies, we cannot guarantee how the Site will perform for you.

Blocking or Deleting Cookies

Once you have given us your agreement to the use of cookies, we shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember your activities for your next visit, so that we can store your preferences and save you time on subsequent visits by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same data. You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. You should do this through the browser settings for each browser you use. Please be aware that some of our services will not function if your browser does not accept cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your internet browser.

The ‘help’ option in your internet browser will assist you further in managing your cookies setups. If you share the use of a computer or device, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies may affect all users of that computer or device.

It is important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, cookies may, in certain cases, save you from the need to enter usernames and passwords, and allow session continuity.

External Links

To fully carryout our operations and transactions, this Site may contain links to third party sites and if for any reason that during your use of this Site, you link to a third-party site from the Site, any data you provide to that site and any use of that data by the third party are not under the control of CorperNaija Corporate Services Limited and are not subject to this Policy. Therefore, ensure you consult the privacy policies of each site you visit. This Policy applies solely to personal information collected by our Site. If you upload content, including your personal information, to a social network and then tag the Site, your submission will be subject to that social network’s terms of use and privacy policy, this also includes when you post on an official page of www.corpernaija.com page on the social network. It is to your interest that you review these policies and terms before submitting any of your personal information.

Encryption and physical security policy

Our company take great steps in maintaining the security of the Site and your information and in preventing unauthorized access, loss, misuse, alteration, destruction or damage to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. We also ensure that any third party processing your personal information from our Site equally provide for confidentiality and integrity of your data in a secure way. Internet security is not completely guaranteed, we will do our best to protect any personal information uploaded to this Site, kindly know that we cannot guarantee the full security of data transmitted to the Site. All data transmissions are at user’s risk, however, any data received on this Site would be protected through strict procedures and necessary security features to prevent unauthorized access. Should we witness any form of attack or loss of data, we will report to the required data regulatory agency.

Therefore, Users who have registered to the Site agree to keep their password in strict confidence and not disclose such password to any third party.

Users Under EU Regulation

In accordance to the GDPR effective, as of May 25, 2018, Users have some or all of the following rights in respect of your personal information:

  1. To request for and obtain a copy of User’s personal information with information on how and for what reasons that personal information is processed on this Site;
  2. To resolve inaccurate personal information;
  3. To delete your personal information in limited circumstances where it is no longer necessary for the purpose on which it was provided for on the portal;
  4. To restrict processing of your personal information where:
  • The Genuity of the personal information is questioned;
  • The processing is unlawful but you object to the erasure of the personal information;
  • We no longer require the personal information for the purposes for which it was collected, but it is required for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim;
  • To challenge processing which we have justified on the basis of our legitimate interest;
  • To object to decisions which are based solely on automated processing or profiling;
  • To request for and obtain a copy of your personal information.
  • To complain to any regulatory authority for data protection.

Change to this policy

CorperNaija Corporate Services Limited reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify any part or all sections of this Privacy Policy at any time. However, User’s will be notified prior to any change in the use of previously collected personal information and an opportunity to unsubscribe of such changes in the use of your information. We therefore encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy for the latest information on our practices as ignorance to any change is not an excuse.

 

Contact Us

To get satisfaction and to fully exercise all your rights in accordance with your personal information provided herein, we kindly request that you forward any questions or comments concerning this Policy through email at info@corpernaija.com. Once complaints are received, we will process such complaints relative to our rules, policies and procedures, and that of the local law we are operating in.

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