DUALE, OVIA, AND ALEX-ADEDIPE (“DOA” “we” or “us” or “our” or the “Firm”) takes your privacy seriously and is committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Notice (the “Notice”) explains why we collect your personal information, what information we collect, how we store and share such information. data as well as who we may share the data with.
DOA has in compliance with the relevant Data Protection laws designated data protection officer for you to contact if you have any questions concerning this Notice or our privacy practices. Our DPO can be reached @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal information is any information that identifies or can identify you. The personal information we process about you depends on your interaction with us and they are categorized below.
a. Client and potential client
If you are our client or potential client, we will process the following information about you depending on the nature of our relationship:
b. Website visitors
c. Job applicant
If you are a job applicant, we will collect the following information about you:
Contact and communication information: These includes your name, your address, phone number, curriculum vitae, cover letter, and email communication. We collect this information to communication with you about the recruitment processes.
d. Service providers
If you are a service provide, we will collect your contact information and sometimes business information. This is to ensure that you perform your services or carryout your duty as agreed.
e. Webinar and legal events
If you attend any of our webinars or legal events, we will collect your name, email address and sometimes the name of the company you work with.
f. Other Data
We collect this information from you if the need be for administrative and judicial proceedings.
g. Information About other people
If you provide information to us about any person other than yourself, your employees, counterparties, your advisers or your suppliers, you must ensure that they understand how their information will be used, and that they have given their consent for you to disclose it to us and for you to allow us, and our outsourced service providers to use it.
We use different methods to collect personal data from you and they include:
We will only process your personal data for the particular purposes for which we collect it. We will notify you and rely on an appropriate lawful basis if we intend to use it for another purpose and such further purpose is not compatible to the original purpose
We may share your personal information with a third party in order to fulfil a contract between you and a third party or where you have authorized us to do so. We also share your personal information with the following third parties:
This Policy applies to our Site only and does not cover third-party links. Our Site may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share information about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their Privacy Notice. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the Privacy Notice of every website you visit.
In some instances, we may transfer your personal information outside Nigeria. We adopt appropriate transfer mechanism and ensure that personal information is protected in the country or organization where it is transferred. Kindly contact us to find out the country we transfer your personal information and the safeguards we have adopted.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which they were collected. We will also retain it where the law requires us to retain it and where we are required to assert or defend against legal claims. To learn more about our retention periods as established in our retention policy, please contact us.
We strongly care about your personal information in our custody and have put in place organizational and technical measures such as Hypertext, Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), firewall, access based and antimalware to secure your personal information. We do not guarantee 100% protection, but we will strive to ensure maximum protection of personal information in us.
You have certain rights under the law which we respect and adhere to and which can be exercised by you at any time. However, note that these rights are not absolute and may only apply in certain circumstances. Your rights are as itemized:
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data or to exercise any of your other rights. This is a security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Kindly note that you have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC), the Regulator for data protection in Nigeria (https://ndpb.gov.ng/) or approach competent court of law to enforce your data protection rights. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the NDPC, so please contact us in the first instance.
This Privacy Notice will be updated from time to time to reflect our processing activities and we will aim to notify you when this happens.
All comments, questions, access requests, complaints, and other requests regarding the Privacy Notice should be sent to our email at email@example.com. We may request additional details from you regarding your complaints and keep records of your requests and resolutions.