Tingtel Limited (Nigerian registration 1722507) is a Tingtel Pay Limited company (UK registration 12958205) (“Tingtel”) with offices in Ikoyi, Lagos.
For any access request, questions, or inquiries about how we use your Personal Information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Account: means a user account.
Cookies: A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer or mobile device. It enables us to remember your account log-in information, IP addresses, web traffic, number of times you visit, browser type and version, device details, date and time of visits.
Tingtel: collectively means Tingtel Limited and Tingtel Pay Limited.
Personal Information: Any information that can be used to identify a living person including email address, company name, password, payment card, financial information such as Bank Verification Number (BVN), bank account number, etc.), Government-issued Identity card, and/or taxpayer identification it may also include anonymous information that is linked to you, for example, your internet protocol (IP), log-in information, address, location, device or transaction data.
Sites: means any platform including but not limited to mobile applications, websites and social media platforms.
User: means an individual who uses the Services or accesses the App and has agreed to use the end services of Tingtel.
Special Categories of Personal Information means details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data.
Tingtel focuses on the following core principles:
We may also collect, store, use and transfer non-personal information or anonymized data such as statistical or demographic data.
As a principle, we do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Information. If we do collect Special Categories of Personal Information, we will ensure compliance with applicable law.
The Personal Information we have about you is directly made available to us when you:
The lawful basis we rely on for processing your Personal Information are:
We may use your Personal Information we collect to:
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We are committed to protecting the information we collect. We maintain administrative, technical and physical controls designed to protect the Personal Information you provide, or we collect against loss or theft, as well as against any unauthorized access, risk of loss, disclosure, copying, misuse or modification.
Other security measures include but not limited to, secure servers, firewall, data encryption and granting access only to employees in order to fulfil their job responsibilities.
Where you use a password for any of your Accounts, please ensure you do not share this with anyone, and the password is kept confidential at all times.
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of your Personal Information is protected and maintained. Transmitting information online is not entirely secure. As such, we cannot guarantee that all information provided online is secure. We would take all reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is secured and well protected.
We will only retain personal information on our servers for as long as is reasonably necessary as long as we are providing Services to you. Where you close your Account, your information is stored on our servers to the extent necessary to comply with regulatory obligations and for the purpose of fraud monitoring, detection and prevention. Where we retain your Personal Information, we do so in compliance with limitation periods under the applicable law.
We may disclose or share your Personal Information with third parties which include our affiliates, employees, officers, service providers, agents, suppliers, subcontractors as may be reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
Tingtel only shares personal information with External Third parties in the following limited circumstances:
We may process your Personal Information in order to contact you or send you marketing content and communication about our products, services or surveys. You may exercise your right to object to such contact from us or opt out from the marketing content. Please note however that if you opt-out of marketing content, we may still send you messages relating to transactions and our Services related to our ongoing business relationship.
We may ask you for permission to send notifications to you. Our Services will still work if you do not grant us consent to send you notifications.
Based on your location and applicable laws, below are the rights you have as a user in relation to your Personal Information:
The basis of we processing your Personal Information is your consent. You also have the choice at any time to withdraw consent which you have provided.
You also have a choice to deactivate your Account at any time. You may contact us should you wish to de-activate your Account at any time by sending us an email at email@example.com.
Where we are unsure of your identity, we might ask you for proof of your identity for security reasons before dealing with your request.
Some browsers may automatically accept cookies while some can be modified to decline cookies or alert you when a website wants to place a cookie on your computer. If you do choose to disable cookies, it may limit your ability to use our website.
Tingtel’s websites and applications are not directed at persons under the age of eighteen (18) and we do not collect any Personal Information knowingly or directly from minors who fall within this category.
Where you have any belief that Tingtel has mistakenly or unknowingly collected information from a minor, please contact us by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org to enable us investigate and restrict such data.
Where Personal Information is to be transferred to a country outside Nigeria, Tingtel shall put adequate measures in place to ensure the security of such Personal Information and to ensure same is done securely and in accordance with the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation.
Tingtel shall ensure that employees who collect, access and process Personal Information receive adequate data privacy and protection training in order to develop the necessary knowledge, skills and competence required to effectively manage the compliance framework under this Policy and the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) with regard to the protection of Personal Information.