Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy provides information on the collection, use, and sharing (collectively referred to as “processing” or “process”) of personal information collected in connection with your use of the TOE Blog website (the “Site”), mobile applications, and social media pages that link to this Privacy Policy and your interactions with our personnel. This Privacy Policy also explains the privacy rights you have in relation to these processing activities.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 22, 2021. However, the Privacy Policy can change over time, for example to comply with legal requirements or to meet changing needs. The most up-to-date version can be found on this website. In case there is an important change that we want to highlight to you, we will also inform you in another appropriate way (for example via a pop-up notice or statement of changes on our website).

As used in this Privacy Policy, ‘personal information’ or ‘personal data’ means information that relates to an identified individual or to an identifiable individual. For example, this could include among other things your name, address, email address, business contact details, or information gathered through your interactions with us via our website or at events. Personal information is also referred to as ‘information about you.’ For more detail about the types of information about you that we may process, please refer to Section 3 below.

SECTION 1 – Scope of The Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the processing of personal information by visitors and users of the Site, attendees of events, customers and prospective customers and their representatives; and subscribers on the Site.

SECTION 2 – Categories of Your Personal Infomation We Process

We process both offline and online personal information. Information about you may in some cases directly identify you, while in other cases it may only indirectly identify you.

SECTION 3 – Sources of Personal Information We Process

You may provide personal information through direct interaction when you visit our website, sign up to our newsletters or publications, request marketing materials to be sent to you, respond to surveys, complete our feedback or comment form, provide your business card to any of our staff, attend physical or virtual events, or contact us to request for any information or other correspondence by post, email, our website or otherwise.

As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect technical data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this data by using cookies, and other similar technologies. Please see our Cookies Policy for further details.


We process your personal information to help us better connect with you. The following are the purposes for which we collect and process your personal information:

  • To provide you with news and general information about activities, programmes and events related to Tony O. Elumelu and the Website.
  • To monitor, review, evaluate and improve your experience when you visit the Website.
  • To analyse the traffic on the Website, including determining the number of visitors to the Website and analyse how they navigate the Website.
  • To notify you about changes to the Website
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of the Website when you choose to do so.
  • To provide customer support.
  • To invite you to complete a survey or provide feedback to us on specific matters.
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
  • To fulfil legal/ regulatory obligations or to report any criminal or unethical activity.


In addition to staff who have a need to know, the following trusted third parties have access to your information:

  • We use a customer relationship management tool to help manage our contact database and send out email communications to you.
  • Our Affiliate Third Parties who require your information for the same purposes described in this Policy and who have adopted similar privacy policy standards further to contractual obligations to us under a third party data processing agreement we have entered with them.
  • Professional service providers such as IT service providers and website hosts.


You have privacy rights for the information we process about you. You can choose to opt-out of updates from this Website, third-party sharing, object to, or restrict our use of your personal information, delete, change or correct your personal information or access your personal information.

Where you wish to exercise any of your data privacy rights, kindly notify us by sending an email to

The right to request that we delete your personal information that is in our possession, is subject however to retention required for legal purposes and the time required technically to delete such information.


This website or our email communication may include links to third-party websites, plugins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.


We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the Website and hold certain information.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Cookies allow a website to recognize a particular device or browser.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Website.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies – We use Session Cookies to operate the Website.
  • Preference Cookies – We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies – We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Security & Confidentiality

Information submitted by you is stored on secure servers we have which are encrypted and access is restricted to only authorised persons in charge of maintaining the servers. We have put in place physical, electronic and procedural processes that safeguard and protect your information against unauthorised access, modification or erasure. However, we cannot guarantee 100% security as no security programme is completely foolproof. In the unlikely event that we experience any breach to your personal data, such breach shall be handled in accordance with established Data Breach Management Procedures. All such breaches shall be notified to the NITDA within 72 hours of the occurrence and where deemed necessary, based on the severity and potential risks, we shall notify you of such occurrence, steps taken and remedies employed to prevent a reoccurrence.