Bottom line up front: GETEQUITY LIMITED respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your data.
As part of our operations, we collect and processes certain types of information (such as name, telephone numbers, address etc.) of individuals that makes them easily identifiable. These individuals include current, past and prospective employees, merchants, suppliers/vendors, customers of merchants, registered users (“Users”) and other individuals whom we communicate or deals with, jointly and/or severally (“Data Subject(s)”).
To use our Services, you will voluntarily provide us with certain Personal Information. Personal Information refers to information relating to an identified person or information that can be used to identify you, (e.g. email address, bank details, name, telephone number). It may also include anonymous information that may be linked to you specifically, (e.g. IP address).
We specifically disclose your data to the offering organizers and their agents who use our portal in order for you to have the opportunity to participate in the offerings or for administering the corresponding digital asset or token after its initial issuance. In addition, unless specifically described below, consent may be obtained in any legally sufficient method.
We use your Personal Information to:
When you subscribe to purchase tokens from an offering that uses our platform, you will be asked to provide financial data and information to verify your status and successfully make financial transactions. Depending on how you wish to purchase tokens you may be required to provide financial data, such as your bank routing number and bank account number, to enable the offering company to utilize your bank account to originate funds transfers and make subsequent investment transfers to you if necessary.
We do not collect your Personal Information when you visit the website. However, so we can monitor and improve our website and Services we may collect nonpersonally-identifiable information. We will not share or disclose this information with third parties except as a necessary part of providing our Services. We may, where applicable, use the information to target advertisements to you.
We collect Personal Information only for identified purposes and for which consent has been obtained. Such Personal Information cannot be reused for another purpose that is incompatible with the original purpose, except consent is obtained for such purpose
We limit Personal Information collection and usage to data that is relevant, adequate, and absolutely necessary for carrying out the purpose for which the data is processed. We will evaluate whether and to what extent the processing of Personal Information is necessary and where the purpose allows, anonymized data will be used.
Our cookies never store personal or sensitive information. They simply hold a unique random reference to you so that once you visit our website, we can recognize who you are and provide certain content to you. If your browser or browser add-on permits, you have the choice to disable cookies on our website, however this may impact your experience using our website.
We shall establish adequate controls in order to protect the integrity and confidentiality of your Personal Information, both in digital and physical format and to prevent your Personal Information from being accidentally or deliberately compromised.
We are committed to managing your Personal Information in line with global industry best practices. We protect your Personal Information using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration, we also use industry recommended security protocols to safeguard your Personal Information. Other security safeguards include but are not limited to data encryption, firewalls, and physical access controls to our building and files and only granting access to your Personal Information to only employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities. No Personal Information processing will be undertaken by an employee who has not been authorized to carry such out as part of their legitimate duties.
Employees may have access to your Personal Information only as is appropriate for the type and scope of the task in question and are forbidden to use your Personal Information for their own private or commercial purposes or to disclose them to unauthorized persons, or to make them available in any other way.
In order to participate in an offering, you will have to provide Personal Information to pass Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) verifications as required by law. We provide this data to third-party companies designated by the digital asset issuer as their agent(s) to verify all KYC/AML information and/or more broadly to administer the digital asset during its existence. When you participate in a company’s offering your Personal Information including personal data is shared with the offering company or its designated agent. Be aware that when you participate in an offering, the offering company may use a different KYC/AML service than the we use. We may also provide your anonymized data to the company analytics solutions in order to do analytics to better operate our company for our users.
We do not sell, trade or rent personal information to anyone. However, to enable us render our Services to you on our website, we may share your information with trusted third parties, such third parties include financial institutions, payment processors verification services, sanctions screening and identity verification services as well as any third parties that you have directly authorized to receive your Personal Information. Your Personal Information may be stored in locations outside our direct control, for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers.
Where Personal Information is to be transferred to a country outside Nigeria, we shall put adequate measures in place to ensure the security of such Personal Information. In particular, we shall, among other things, confirm whether the country is on the National Information Technology Development Agency (“NITDA”) White List of Countries with adequate data protection laws.
Transfer of Personal Information out of Nigeria would be in accordance with the provisions of the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation ("NDPR”). We will therefore only transfer Personal Information out of Nigeria on one of the following conditions:
We will take all necessary steps to ensure that your Personal Information is transmitted in a safe and secure manner. Details of the protection given when your Personal Information is transferred outside Nigeria shall be provided to you upon request.
Our processing of Personal Information shall be lawful if at least one of the following applies:
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as is needed to provide our Services to you, comply with our legal and statutory obligations or verify your information with the required verification authorities.
We are statutorily obligated to retain the Personal Information and data you provide us with in order to process transactions, ensure settlements, make refunds, identify fraud, holistically carry out our Services and in compliance with laws and regulatory guidelines applicable to us and our service partners.Therefore, even after discontinuance of our Services, we will retain certain Personal Information and transaction data to comply with these obligations. All Personal Information shall be destroyed by us where possible. For all Personal Information and records obtained, used and stored by us, we shall perform periodical reviews of the data retained to confirm the accuracy, purpose, validity and requirement to retain
The length of storage of your Personal Informaiton shall, amongst other things, be determined by:
Once your Personal Information is held by us, you are entitled to reach out to us to exercise the following rights:
Your request will be reviewed by us and carried out except as restricted by law or our statutory obligations. You may decline to provide your Personal Information when it is requested by us, however, certain Services or all the Services may be unavailable to you. You may review and update your Personal Information directly or by contacting us.
We confirm that we comply with the NDPR on data collection, transmission, usage and protection. We also, for best practices, adopt pertinent best practices per the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (GDPR) to the extent that they do not conflict with Nigerian data protection regulations and laws.