Privacy Notice

This privacy notice tells you what to expect us to do with your personal information when you make contact with us or use one of our services in compliance with the requirement of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), 2019

At V3C Technologies Limited the owners of registered Trademark and Domain name (hereinafter called “Slate”), we treat your personal information as private and confidential. We are dedicated to protecting your privacy and providing you with the highest level of security at any point of interaction with us. This Privacy Notice describes what personal information we collect, what we do with it and how we protect it.

This notice sets out the basis on which any your personal data we receive from you or through a third party, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views, procedures and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

  1. Definitions


    Service means the operated by V3C Technologies Limited

    Personal Data

    Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

    Usage Data

    Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).


    Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

    Data Controller

    Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your Personal Data.

    Data Processors (or Service Providers)

    Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data


    We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

    Data Subject (or User)

    Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Data.

  2. Information We Collect and Use

    We collect information about you from a variety of sources, such as: website visits, applications, identification documents, educational qualification certificates and curriculum vitae, health records, personal financial statements, interactions with relationship managers, and other third parties and other written or electronic communication reflecting information such as your name, address, passport details, identification numbers, biometric information, telephone number, occupation, income and any other information we deem necessary.

    We may also use information received from third parties such as family, solicitors, friends or website/ social media pages made public by you, government agencies, regulators or supervisory authorities.

    We may also collect other information such as video footages of you whenever you step into any of our office, telephone conversations when you call any of our contact lines.

  3. Non- Personal Information Collected By Us

    In order to achieve our goal of providing you with the best service, we sometimes collect certain information during your visits to perform certain tasks such as grant you access to some parts of our website or conduct research on your behaviour on our site in order to improve our services. We will not disclose your information to any person outside our organisation except as described in this Privacy notice.

  4. Cookies

    Tracking Cookies Data

    We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information.

    You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

    Examples of Cookies we use:

    • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

    • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.

    • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

    • Advertising Cookies. Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.

  5. Use of Your Personal Information

    The collection and use of personal data by Slate is guided by certain principles. These principles state that personal data should:

    • be processed fairly, lawfully and in a transparent manner.

    • be obtained for a specified and lawful purpose and shall not be processed in any manner incompatible with such purposes.

    • be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary to fulfil the purpose of processing.

    • be accurate and where necessary, up-to-date. In the event data is inaccurate, steps should be taken to rectify or erase such data.

    • not be kept for longer than necessary for the purpose of processing.

    • be processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights

    • be kept safe from unauthorised processing, and accidental loss, damage or destruction using adequate technical and organizational measures.

    Any personal information provided by you to Slate will be used with your specific, explicit and informed consent, or under the following under listed instances:

    • Cases where processing of personal data is required for the fulfilment of a contractual obligation.

    • Cases where processing of personal data is required for compliance with legal and/or regulatory requirements.

    • Cases where processing is required to protect your vital interest or that of any other natural person.

    • Cases where processing is required for an activity to be carried in significant public interest.

    • Cases where processing is required for legitimate interests of Slate or a third party insofar as this does not conflict with the requirements for the protection of your personal data.

    Your personal information is used in:

    • Updating and enhancing Slate’s records

    • Executing your instructions, by providing, administering and maintaining our products and services.

    • Establishing your identity and assessing applications for our products and services

    • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so

    • To provide customer support and notify you about changes to our Service

    • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service

    • To monitor the usage of our Service

    • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

    • Pricing and designing our products and services

    • Managing our relationship with you

    • Managing our risks

    • Conducting and improving our businesses and improving your experience with us

    • Preventing money laundering or terrorism financing activities.

    • Complying with our legal obligations and assisting government and law enforcement agencies or regulators/supervisors

    • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

    • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information

    We may also collect, use and exchange your information in other ways permitted by law.

  6. How We Protect Your Information

    We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to prevent loss, unauthorized access, misuse, modification or disclosure of information under our control. This may include the use of encryption, access controls and other forms of security to ensure that your data is protected. We require all parties including our staff and third-parties processing data on our behalf to comply with relevant policies and guidelines to ensure confidentiality and that information is protected in use, when stored and during transmission. Our security controls and processes are also regularly updated to meet and exceed industry standards.

    Where we have provided you (or where you have chosen) a password which grants you access to specific areas on our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We request that you do not to share your password or other authentication details with anyone. Other security measures you can take that will help us protect your data is encouraged.

  7. Where We Store Your Information

    All Personal Information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers as well as secure physical locations and cloud infrastructure (where applicable). The data that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside Nigeria, only to Countries with Adequate Data Protection Laws as approved by National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) . Whenever your information is transferred to another location, we will take all necessary steps to ensure that your data is handled securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.

  8. Your Rights

    You have certain rights available to you, these include:

    • The right to access your personal information held by us. Your right of access can be exercised by sending an email to [email protected]

    • The right to rectify inaccurate or incomplete information.

    • Withdraw consent for processing in cases where consent has previously been given.

    • Restrict or object to processing of your personal data. We might continue to process your data if there are valid legal or operational reasons

    You also have the right to:

    • Request that your personal data be made available to you in a common electronic format and/or request that such data be sent to a third party.

    • Request that your information be erased. We might continue to retain such data if there are valid legal, regulatory or operational reason.

  9. Maintaining Accurate Information

    Keeping your account information accurate and up to date is very important. If you discover any inaccuracies in your personal information, please promptly notify us, via our e-mail, and provide the required documentary evidence, to enable us to implement the necessary updates or changes. Applicability of This Privacy Notice

  10. Third-Party Sites and Services

    Slate’s websites, products, applications, and services may contain links to third-party websites, products and services. Our products and services may also use or offer products or services from third parties. Information collected by third parties, which may include such things as location data or contact details is governed by their privacy practices and Slate will not be liable for any breach of confidentiality or privacy of your information on such sites. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.

  11. Social Media Platforms

    Slate may interact with registered users of various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn , Instagram etcetera. Please note that any content you post to such social media platforms (e.g. pictures, information or opinions), as well as any personal information that you otherwise make available to users (e.g. your profile) is subject to the applicable social media platform’s terms of use and privacy notice. We recommend that you review these information carefully in order to better understand your rights and obligations with regard to such content.

    Maintaining Accurate Information

    Keeping your information accurate and up to date is very important. We have access to your information, which includes your contact information, and similar information through various means. If you discover any inaccuracies in your personal information, please promptly notify us, via our Contact info, and provide the required documentary evidence, to enable us to implement the necessary updates or changes.

    Privacy of Children

    Slate respects the privacy of children, and we do not process the personal information of children except with their parent’s valid consent.

    Promotional Messages

    Slate may sometimes contact you with products or services that we think may be of interest to you. If you don’t want to receive such promotional materials from us, you can opt out at any time by sending an email to [email protected]

  12. Privacy Notice Changes

    This notice may be revised on an ad-hoc basis to reflect the legal, regulatory and operating environment and such revised versions will automatically become applicable to you. We will post any revisions we make to our Privacy Notice on this page and such revised policy becomes effective as at the time it is posted. We also encourage you to check this page from time to time for updates to this notice.

  13. Contact

    Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected]To contact our Data Protection Officer, kindly address your request to “The Data Protection Officer” at 34 Sakode Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja Nigeria.