As part of our operations, bestconet collects and processes certain types of information (such as names, telephone numbers, addresses, etc.) of individuals that make them easily identifiable. These individuals include current, past, and prospective employees, merchants, suppliers/vendors, customers of merchants, and other individuals whom Bestconet communicates or deals with, jointly and/or severally (“Data Subjects”).
Maintaining the Data Subject’s trust and confidence requires that Data Subjects do not suffer negative consequences/effects as a result of providing Bestconet with their Personal Data. To this end, Bestconet is firmly committed to complying with applicable data protection laws, regulations, rules, and principles to ensure the security of Personal Data handled by the Company. This Data Privacy & Protection Policy (“Policy”) describes the minimum standards that must be strictly adhered to regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Data and indicates that Bestconet is dedicated to processing the Personal Data it receives or processes with absolute confidentiality and security.
This Policy applies to all forms of systems, operations, and processes within the Bestconet environment that involve the collection, storage, use, transmission, and disposal of Personal Data.
This Policy applies to all employees of Bestconet, as well as to any external business partners (such as merchants, suppliers, contractors, vendors, and other service providers) who receive, send, collect, access, or process Personal Data in any way on behalf of Bestconet, including processing wholly or partly by automated means. This Policy also applies to third-party Data Processors who process Personal Data received from Bestconet.
General Principles for Processing of Personal Data
Bestconet is committed to maintaining regarding the processing of Personal Data.
To demonstrate this commitment as well as our aim of creating a positive privacy culture within Bestconet, Bestconet adheres to the following basic principles relating to the processing of Personal Data:
Lawfulness, Fairness, and Transparency
Personal Data must be processed lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner at all times. This implies that Personal Data collected and processed by or on behalf of Bestconet must be in accordance with the specific, legitimate, and lawful purpose consented to by the Data Subject, save where the processing is otherwise allowed by law or within other legal grounds recognized in the
Personal Data must be accurate and kept up to date. In this regard, Bestconet:
Bestconet collects Personal Data only for the purposes identified in the appropriate Bestconet Privacy Notice provided to the Data Subject and for which consent has been obtained. Such Personal Data cannot be reused for another purpose that is incompatible with the original purpose, except a new Consent is obtained.
The purposes for which Bestconet will use your personal data include:
Integrity and Confidentiality
Personal Data Retention
Any individual or employee who breaches this policy may be subject to internal disciplinary action (up to and including termination of their employment), and may also face civil or criminal liability if their action violates the law.
Data Privacy Notice
Legal Grounds For Processing Of Personal Data
The personal data we collect from our customers and how we collect it depends on the services that our customers subscribe to, how they use our services and how they interact or interface with us. This also applies to persons who are not customers of Bestconet but have interacted with Bestconet. We may also obtain your personal data from a third party with permission to share it with us.
We collect your personal data when you do any of the following:
Personal data we have about our customers, where applicable include name, phone number, address, sex, photograph, ID card number, fingerprint, educational information, job experiences, signature, etc.
Where the processing of Personal Data is based on consent, Bestconet shall obtain the requisite consent of Data Subjects at the time of collection of Personal Data. In this regard, Bestconet will ensure:
Consent of Minors
In the unlikely event that we deal with minors, the consent of minors will always be protected and obtained from minors’ representatives in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
Data Subject Rights
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Cookies enable us to offer tailored products and to understand the information we receive about you, including information about your use of other websites and apps, whether or not you have an account with us.
Cookies help us provide, protect and improve our products and services, by personalizing, tailoring, and measuring the services and products we provide for a satisfactory and safe experience. We also use them to help authentication of users, assess the performance and functionality of our online products and services, and do analytical research.
We use two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. A persistent cookie lasts beyond the current session and is used for many purposes, such as recognizing you as an existing user, so it’s easier to return to Bestconet and interact with our Services without signing in again. Since a persistent cookie stays in your browser, it will be read by Bestconet when you return to one of our sites or visit a third-party site that uses our Services. Session cookies last only as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).
What is this Privacy Notice for?
Bestconet Nigeria (“Bestconet”, “the Company”, or “We”) values your Personal Data and we are committed to protecting your privacy whenever you interact with us. Please read this Privacy Notice (Notice) to understand our policies, processes, and procedures regarding the processing of your personal data.
By this Notice, We explain to you how your Personal Data is collected, used, managed, and transferred by Bestconet and also explain how you can update your Personal Data with us and exercise your rights in respect of the Personal Data provided to us.
The Personal Data that we collect
We collect Personal Data that you give to us, for example, where you create an account with us, request further information about our product, fill out a form, apply for a job through our website or subscribe to newsletters on our website.
What Purpose do we use your Personal Data?
We may process your Personal Data to communicate with you (including sending marketing or promotional materials to you), provide you with further information about our products and how we can serve you better, respond to your purchase orders or requests; process your application for employment with Bestconet or to fulfill our contractual obligations with you. We may also process your Personal Data to comply with provisions of applicable laws.
What Constitutes your Consent?
Where the processing of Personal Data is based on consent, We shall obtain the requisite consent at the time of collection of the Personal Data. In this regard, you consent to the processing of your Personal Data when you access our platforms or use our services, content, features, technologies, or functions offered on our website or other digital platforms. You can withdraw your consent at any time but such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent given before its withdrawal.
Security of your Personal Data
We take the security of your Personal Data seriously and We make every effort to keep your Personal Data secure. We have put in place technological and organizational procedures, including requiring our staff and any third parties who carry out any work on our behalf to comply with appropriate security standards in order to protect your Personal Data.
Retention of your Personal Data
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your Personal Data is only Processed for the minimum period necessary in line with the purposes set out in this Notice or as required by applicable laws until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Once your Personal Data is no longer required, We destroy it in a safe and secure manner.
Bestconet collects Personal Data only for the purposes identified in this Policy and such information cannot be reused for another purpose that is incompatible with the original purpose.
You can exercise the following rights with respect to your Personal Data with Bestconet: