Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains what personal data is collected when you use the abiatradeling.ng any abiatradeling.ng mobile application (“Abiatradelink”) and the services provided through it (together the “Service”), how such personal data will be used, shared.

BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU PROMISE US THAT (I) YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY, AND (II) YOU ARE OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE (OR HAVE HAD YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN READ AND AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY FOR YOU).

If you do not agree, or are unable to make this promise, you must not use the Service. In such case, you must contact the support team via email to request deletion of your account and data.

“Process”, in respect of personal data, includes to collect, store, and disclose to others.

  1. PERSONAL DATA CONTROLLER
    Abiatradelink.ng a product of Smooth Concepts, a company registered in the Federal Republic of Nigeria (with registered office at 18 Aminu Ishola Street, Alaba Oro, Lagos, Nigeria) will be the controller of your personal data.
  2. CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT

We collect data you give us voluntarily (for example, an email address). We also collect data automatically (for example, your IP address).

2.1 Data you give us.

You may be asked to provide us information about yourself when you register for and/or use the Service. This information may include name, phone number, email, gender, date of birth (together “Required Information”), address details, working hours etc., as well as access to your photos, albums and their metadata. You will need to provide us with your ID or similar identification document if required.

To use our Service and register an account, you will need to provide Required Information. You will be able to use the Service even if you do not give this data to us, but some Service’s functionality may be limited to you.

Sometimes you may also need to provide to us additional information in the communication with our Team in order to fulfill your request.

While posting an ad on the Service, you can decide to provide additional personal information on yourself. You acknowledge that by providing your personal data in the ad you are making such data publicly available. In addition, you acknowledge and agree that we will make public some personal data from your profile to provide the Service, – it will enable us to facilitate communication and transactions between the users.

You should carefully consider risks associated with the fact that you make certain information – in particular, your phone number, address, or exact location – publicly available.

2.2. Data provided to us by third parties

When you decide to log in using Facebook, we get personal data from your Facebook account. This includes your profile image, name, and Facebook ID. Unless you opt-out on the Facebook Login screen, we will also collect other data, such as email address, gender, date of birth, friends list, and location as listed in your Facebook profile.

For more information, please refer to the Facebook Permissions Reference (describes the categories of information, which Facebook may share with third parties and the set of requirements) and to the Facebook Data policy. In addition, Facebook lets you control the choices you made when connecting your Facebook profile to the App on their Apps and Websites page.

When you log in with Google, we get your name, email address, profile picture and Google ID. We use your personal data from Google in accordance with this Privacy Policy. To know more about how Google processes your data, visit its Privacy Policy. To remove access granted to us, visit Google Permissions.

 

2.3. Data we collect automatically:

Data about how you found us

We collect data about your referring URL (that is, the place on the Web where you were when you tapped on our ad).

2.3.2. Device and Location data.

We collect data from your device. Examples of such data include: language settings, IP address, time zone, type and model of a device, device settings, operating system, Internet service provider, mobile carrier, hardware ID, and Facebook ID.

2.3.3. Usage data

We record how you interact with our Service. For example, we log the features, and content you interact with, how often you use the Service, how long you are on the Service, what sections you use, how many ads you watch.

2.3.4. Advertising IDs

We collect your Apple Identifier for Advertising (“IDFA”) or Google Advertising ID (“AAID”) (depending on the operating system of your device). You can typically reset these numbers through the settings of your device’s operating system (but we do not control this).

2.3.5. Transaction data

When you make payments through the Service, you need to provide financial account data, such as your credit card number, to our third-party service providers. We do not collect or store full credit card number data, though we may receive credit card-related data, data about the transaction, including: date, time and amount of the transaction, the type of payment method used.

2.3.6. Cookies

Please see our Cookies Policy to find out more about our use of cookies.

  1. DATA PROTECTION PRINCIPLES

In our data protection practices we strive to, in particular, to provide that personal data is:

  • processed in accordance with specific, legitimate and lawful purpose consented to by you;
  • is adequate, accurate and without prejudice to the dignity of human person;
  • stored only for the period within which it is reasonably needed; and
  • secured against reasonably foreseeable hazards and breaches such as theft, cyberattack, viral attack, dissemination, manipulations of any kind, damage by rain, fire or exposure to other natural elements.
  1. FOR WHAT PURPOSES WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We process your personal data:

4.1. To provide our Service

This includes enabling you to use the Service in a seamless manner and preventing or addressing Service errors or technical issues.

4.2. To customize your experience

We process your personal data to adjust the content of the Service and make offers tailored to your personal preferences and interests.

4.3. To manage your account and provide you with customer support

We process your personal data to respond to your requests for technical support, Service information or to any other communication you initiate. This includes accessing your account to address technical support requests. For this purpose, we may send you, for example, notifications or emails about the performance of our Service, security, payment transactions, notices regarding our Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy.

4.4. To communicate with you regarding your use of our Service

We communicate with you. To opt out of certain type of emails, you need to follow unsubscribe link located in the footer of the email or by contacting our support team at admin@abiatradeling.ng.

 

4.5. To research and analyze your use of the Service

This helps us to better understand our business, analyze our operations, maintain, improve, innovate, plan, design, and develop Abiatradelink and our new products.

4.6. To enforce our Terms and Conditions of Use and to prevent and combat fraud

We use personal data to enforce our agreements and contractual commitments, to detect, prevent, and combat fraud. As a result of such processing, we may share your information with others, including law enforcement agencies (in particular, if a dispute arises in connection with our Terms of Use).

4.7. To comply with legal obligations

We may process, use, or share your data when the law requires it, in particular, if a law enforcement agency requests your data by available legal means.

4.8. To process your payments

We provide paid products and/or services within the Service. For this purpose, we use third-party services for payment processing (for example, payment processors). As a result of this processing, you will be able to make a payment and use the paid features of the Service.

  1. WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We share information with third parties that help us operate, provide, improve, integrate, customize, support, and market our Service. We may share some sets of personal data, in particular, for purposes and with parties indicated in Section 2 of this Privacy Policy. The types of third parties we share information with include, in particular:

5.1. Service providers

We share personal data with third parties that we hire to provide services or perform business functions on our behalf, based on our instructions.

5.2. Law enforcement agencies and other public authorities

We may use and disclose personal data to enforce our Terms of Use, to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others, and to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, or in other cases provided for by law.

5.3. Third parties as part of a merger or acquisition

As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets or business offerings. Customers’ information is generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also share such information with any affiliated entity (e.g. parent company or subsidiary) and may transfer such information in the course of a corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

  1. AVAILABLE REMEDIES

If there is a data breach that may cause a risk for the rights and freedoms of individuals, we will notify competent supervisory authority, when such notification is mandatory. If the risk is assessed by us as “high”, we will also notify the affected data subjects without undue delay. The time frame for such notification will be developed by us on the basis of number of affected data subjects and time needed to collect contact information for notifications.

If the measures taken or proposed to be taken in response to the breach did not address your concerns, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority, or to seek redress in a court of competent jurisdiction.

  1. NO LIMITATION CLAUSE

No limitation of liability shall avail us in case we act in breach of the principles set out in Section 3.

  1. HOW YOU CAN EXERCISE YOUR RIGHTS

To be in control of your personal data, you have the following rights:

Accessing / reviewing / updating / correcting your personal data. You may review, edit, or change the personal data that you had previously provided to Abiatradelink on the Website.

You may also request a copy of your personal data collected during your use of the Service at admin@abiatradeling.ng.

 

Deleting your personal data. You can request erasure of your personal data by sending us an email at admin@abiatradeling.ng. When you request deletion of your personal data, we will use reasonable efforts to honor your request. In some cases, we may be legally required to keep some of the data for a certain time; in such event, we will fulfill your request after we have complied with our obligations.

Objecting to or restricting the use of your personal data (including for direct marketing purposes). You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data or limit our use thereof by sending a request at admin@abiatradeling.ng.

The right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authority. We would love you to contact us directly, so we could address your concerns. Nevertheless, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection supervisory authority.

  1. AGE LIMITATION

We do not knowingly process personal data from persons under 16 years of age. If you learn that anyone younger than 16 has provided us with personal data, please contact us at admin@abiatradeling.ng.

  1. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to make material changes to this Privacy Policy, you will be notified through our Service or by other available means and will have an opportunity to review the revised Privacy Policy. By continuing to access or use the Service after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

  1. DATA RETENTION

We will store your personal data for as long as it is reasonably necessary for achieving the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy (including providing the Service to you), which includes (but is not limited to) the period during which you have a Abiatradelink account. We will also retain and use your personal data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

  1. CONTACT US

You may contact us at any time for details regarding this Privacy Policy and its previous versions. For any questions concerning your account or your personal data please contact us at admin@abiatradeling.ng.