SFS Nigeria (‘SFS’, ‘we’, ‘our’) understands the importance of protecting an individual’s right to privacy. In the course of providing a service to you as an individual or corporate client, we may obtain personal information about you. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to deliver the highest level of service to you, but we are also committed to safeguarding the privacy of your information at all times.
This policy describes SFS treatment of your personal information submitted through this website, what personal information SFS collects, what SFS does with it, how SFS protects it and how SFS maintains information’s collected from Users of the Site. For the purposes of this policy, SFS refers also to SFS Capital Nigeria Limited and SFS Financial Services Limited.
Collection of Information
The kinds of personal information that we collect will vary depending on the type of dealings we have with you and how you interact with us.
Where you invest in a fund or other product of SFS, the kinds of personal information that we collect shall include your contact information including email address, demographic information, telephone number, occupation and any other information we may deem necessary. We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our Site, register on the Site, make payments for our products and services, respond to a survey, or fill out a form, and in connection features or resources made available on our Site.
We may also collect statistical information relating to your use of our website or other online services, including your server address, the pages you accessed, and documents downloaded, the type of browser you are using, technical information about your means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilized.
We will not normally be able to identify you from such statistical information.
How we use the Information
SFS collects personal information in order to facilitate and manage our relationship with you, particularly with regards to the following:
- Processing your application for investment in our funds or other products and establishing your investment in our funds or products
- Internal record keeping
- To respond to your enquiries
- To improve our products and services
- Provide you with information concerning products, services and opportunities offered by SFS.
We do not sell or market your personal information or personalized data to third parties.
When we will disclose your Information
We will not disclose your personal information to anyone outside SFS without your permission unless:
- We are compelled to do so by law, regulatory authority or a court order
- It is in the public interest to do so
- It is necessary to protect our rights and interests
How we protect your Privacy
All of your personal information is stored in a secure environment, where electronic and procedural safeguards have been put in place to mitigate against loss, misuse, damage or unauthorized access. We also limit access to your personal information to authorized employees.
You acknowledge and agree that it is Your responsibility to review this Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.