3. The personal data that we collect, and process may include:
a. basic information such as name, date of birth, employer, title, age, relationship affiliations with a person or organization;
b. contact information such as physical address, email address, fax and telephone;
c. technical information such as your IP address when you visit our website;
d. Business information including data identifying you in relation to matters on which you instruct us or in which you are involved;
e. Information from public sources such as Linked in and similar professional networks, directories or internet publications;
f. sensitive data and other personal data that you provide to us in the course of your dealings with us.
4. As a law firm, we may obtain your personal data through any of the following means:
a. Direct interactions. This includes personal data you provide when you:
i. apply for our products or services;
ii. create an account on our website;
iii. apply for a job with us;
iv. subscribe to our service or publications;
v. request marketing to be sent to you;
vi. register to attend one of our events;
vii. enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
viii. give us feedback or contact us.
b. Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies. Cookies collect and store information when you visit our website about how you use it through which it is possible to record your use of the website, as well as provide you with a better service and experience when browsing and for analytics.
5. We collect information through our interviews, briefings, video conferences, live events, forms, email and other correspondences, telephone conversations, documents given to us, etc. for the following purposes:
a. to provide legal and quasi legal services;
b. to facilitate dissemination of information about our Law Firm and events;
c. to improve analytics and research etc;
d. for record keeping and accountability;
e. for registration and participation at our online and offline events;
f. to provide information about other services we may render in future;
g. to gather feedback to improve our services;
h. to respond to any feedback or complaints sent to us;
i. to monitor participation at our events.
6. We will only process (i.e., use) your personal data in accordance with the law in the following circumstances:
a. Consent: where you have provided us with your consent for the processing of your personal data;
b. Contractual Obligation: where we need to perform a contract we have entered into with you as a party;
c. Legal or regulatory obligation: where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to for example the anti-money laundering checks or disclosures to law enforcement;
d. Vital interests: where necessary to protect your vital interest or that of another person.
7. Your consent is given when you voluntarily provide your documents or information to us to facilitate the provision of legal and other services to you.
8. You are also consenting to our processing of your personal data when you log on our website, or signup for webinars or other events, or subscribe to our email alerts, or when you provide us with your personal data to enable you participate at our events, receive information from us, or consume legal and quasi legal services from our firm.
9. If we ask for your sensitive personal data (such as race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and health data) or your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your express consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
10. We will only use your personal data for the purposes you have consented to, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another purpose and that purpose is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use Your Personal Data for an unrelated purpose, we will duly notify you.
11. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
12. Irrespective of how we obtain your personal data, it may be shared with our management, lawyers, staff, and contractors in order to provide legal services. Where we share your personal data with third parties, we will do this in accordance with applicable data protection laws and will take appropriate precautions to ensure its protection.
13. At SCP, we are committed to protecting your personal information and implementing appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect it against any unauthorized or unlawful processing and against any accidental loss, destruction, or damage. We have put in place digital and physical security measures to limit or eliminate possibilities of data privacy breach incidents.
14. We protect your information using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration.
15. We will only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, including for the purpose of complying with any legal, regulatory, accounting or reporting requirements.
16. We will delete your personal data when it is no longer reasonably required for the Authorized Uses or you withdraw your consent (whichever is applicable), provided that we are not legally required or otherwise authorized to continue to hold such data.
17. Where circumstances permit, we may anonymize your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
18. We would like to send you information about our services and offers which may be of interest to you. Where we have your consent or it is in our legitimate interests to do so, we may do this by email, telephone, or automated call. We will only ask whether you would like us to send you marketing messages when you tick the relevant boxes. If you have previously agreed to being contacted in this way, you can unsubscribe at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails.
19. By using our website, you agree to us placing cookies on your device and accessing them when you visit our website in the future. To make full use of your online experience, your computer or device will need to accept cookies.
21. Additionally, as a data subject you have the following rights:
a. Right to confirmation - you can ask us to confirm whether we are processing personal data concerning you.
b. Right to be informed - this is information on the personal data we are processing and the purpose for which we are processing them.
c. Right of access - you have the right to be provided with copies of your personal data that we are processing.
d. Right to rectification - if you think the personal data that we hold on you is inaccurate or incomplete you can request us to correct this.
e. Right to erasure - if you want us to delete the personal data we are holding for you then you can request us to do so.
f. Right to restrict processing - if you oppose the way or how we are processing your personal data then you have the right to inform us accordingly and we will restrict the processing on the basis of your right.
g. Right to data portability - if you want us to forward your personal data to a different organization or person, per- son then you have the right to inform us, and we will transfer your personal data respectively (without adversely affecting the rights of others).
h. Right to withdraw your consent - you can withdraw your previously given consent to the processing of your personal data at any time by contacting us using the contact form provided. Please note that such withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before withdrawal.
If you want to exercise one or more of these rights, please contact at email@example.com
You can request your rights free of charge unless your request is clearly unfound- ed, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, in these circumstances we may refuse to comply with your request. In accordance with the NDPR, we will try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated. In addition to the above rights, as a data subject you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB).
23. The responsible controller of your personal data is:
27/29 Adeyemo Alakija Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
24. You as data subject may, at any time, contact our Data Protection Officer directly with all questions and suggestions concerning the collection and use of your data. The contact data of our Data Protection Officer is:
Name: Olayinka Alao
Address: 27/29 Adeyemo Alakija Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.