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Privacy Policy


Nigerian Open Data collects and uses personal data as needed in order for us to provide you with data in different categories and engage with our data to create innovative solutions Your personal data includes information such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Other data that could directly or indirectly identify you

Our Privacy Policy will explain to you what data we collect, and how we use your personal data. It also describes how you can access, update, or otherwise take control of the personal data that we have collected from you.

What data is collected?

Most of your personal data is collected from you when:

  • You sign up for our services;
  • You request assistance from our customer support team;

In order to deliver the best Services to you, we may collect the following information:

  • Account related information is collected when you sign up for our Services. This information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, credit card information, etc.
  • Service Usage Data is automatically collected when you interact with our Services. This information may include data about your interactions with the features, content and links contained in our Services, time of interaction, browser type and configuration, operating system used, IP address, language preferences, and other cookie data. While none of this data will allow us to directly identify who you are, some of this data can be used to approximate your location. For additional information on how to manage the technologies we use, please visit our Cookie Policy.
  • Supplementary Data may be received about you from third party sources, such as public databases. We may combine this data with the information we already have about you in order to maintain accuracy of our records, and provide products and services that you may be interested in.

How we use data?

We believe in minimizing the data we collect. We will only use your data when we have been given permission to do so, when it is needed to deliver the Services that you have requested, or for legal compliance or other lawful purposes. These usages include:

  1. Delivering, updating, and improving the Services that we provide to you. We collect various data relating to your use and interactions with our Services. We use this data to:
    • Improve and optimize the performance of our Services
    • Identify and investigate security risks, errors, problems, and needed enhancements to our Services
    • Detect and prevent fraud and abuse of our Services
    • Collect statistics about the use of our Services
    • Analyze how you use our Services and which of our Services are most relevant to you

Most of the data that we collect is statistical data about how people use our Services and is not linked to any personal data.

Google Analytics:

to collect information on how you interact with our website. This data may include information on which pages you visit, how much time you spend on each page, which operating system and browser you use, and geographic location information. These tools will place cookies in your browser for this purpose which can only be used by the service provider. The data collected may be transmitted to and stored by these service providers in a country other than where you reside. This information does not include personal data such as names, address, email addresses, etc, and will be stored and used in accordance with their own privacy policies. You can control the technologies that we use through our Cookie Policy.

How we secure and retain data?

We follow generally accepted standards to collect, store and protect personal data, including the use of encryption. We retain personal data for as long as it is needed to provide the Services you have requested, and thereafter for legal and business purposes. These may include retention periods:

  • Mandated by legal, contractual, or similar obligations;
  • For resolving, preserving, enforcing or defending our legal and contractual rights;

How you can access, update, or delete your data?

You can access, view and update your personal data by signing into your account and visiting "My Account". If you are unable to access "My Account" for any reason, you may contact us as described in the "Contact Us" section below. If you make a request to delete your personal data, that request will be honored only to the extent where the data is no longer needed for the Services.

Age restrictions

Our Services are available to everyone.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review this document from time to time so that you are aware of what information we collect and how we use it.