BGR Consult LTD (BGR) is an innovative think-tank solving people & process-related gaps for government entities, companies and businesses across Africa by providing training and advisory services to institutions. BGR respects your privacy concerns and this Privacy Notice explains how we handle your personal data and our attitude towards data privacy and protection. For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, “personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual.
Information We Collect
BGR collects and processes personal data relating to Users in relation to the services we provide. The data we process differs depending on your interactions with us, as detailed fully below.
The expression “User” (and “you”/”your”) in this Privacy Notice shall mean any person accessing the BGR website, using BGR products and services, or about whom we collect and use any information in the course of providing our products and services.
If you are a Client
Your name and contact information;
If you are a business partner
If you are an prospective employee
If you a visitor
What we do with the data collected
BGR uses the data collected from Users to perform services requested by you, respond to your enquiries, customer support, improve our services ,improve our products, contact you about changes to our website or products and manage our relationship with you.
If you register for our newsletters, we will only contact you to send the updates to you.
Legal basis for using your information
We rely on an appropriate legal basis in accordance with the extant data protection laws. In appropriate circumstances we rely on performance of contract and legal obligation, our legitimate interests, consent, compliance with a mandatory legal obligation, your vital interest and public interest. When it is appropriate.
You accept this Privacy Notice when you give consent upon access to our platforms, or use our services, features, technologies or functions offered on our website, digital platforms or visit any of our offices for official or non-official purposes. This Privacy Notice governs the use of BGR' services and intervention projects by our users and stakeholders, unless otherwise agreed through a written contract.
You have the right to refuse to consent or withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
However, we should mention that consent withdrawal will not affect the legality of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent.
Processing your data is necessary for a contract you have with us, or because we have asked you to take specific steps before entering into that contract.
Processing your data is sometimes necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, provided those interests are not outweighed by your rights and interests. These legitimate interests are:
In each case, these legitimate interests are only valid if they are not outweighed by your rights and interests.
Transfer of data
Data collected by BGR may be transferred outside Nigeria. We rely on the appropriate data transfer mechanism or any of its relevant exceptions to transfer data outside Nigeria. We would ensure appropriate safeguard before transferring data outside Nigeria. We also ensure that data is not transferred outside the whitelisted countries as stipulated by NITDA.
Every data subject, as You, have data protection rights. The following are your rights:
Generally, we have a no transfer policy and we do not transfer your data to any third party or entertain any third party request through our website. However, we may share your data with third parties if:
How long do we store your data?
We retain your data for the duration of our relationship. Also, we retain data, subject to relevant provisions of applicable laws. Upon the expiration of our relationship, we would archive and stop actively using any personal data about you within 6 months from the termination of our relationship.
Where do we store the data?
The personal data we collect is processed at our offices in Nigeria and in any data processing facilities operated by the third parties where we store data.
If we transfer or store your information outside Nigeria in this way, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Privacy Notice.
Security of data
We are very particular about preserving your privacy and protecting your data. Therefore, to avoid the loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction of your information, we have put in place a range of administrative, technical, organizational and physical safeguards while in BGR' possession or control. The security measures that we have implemented include, but are not limited to:
Changes to Our Privacy Notice
We reserve the right to amend or update this Privacy Notice at any time. We may or may not notify you of such changes, however, you can always view the most current version of this Privacy Notice at any time at: www.bgrafrica.com. The date of the last revision appears at the end of this policy. Once the revision is effective, your use of our services and your data will be governed by the most recently revised Privacy Notice. If you do not want to be bound by the changes to the Privacy Notice, you may revoke your consent by contacting us as described above and ask that we delete your data from our database.