Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 24/06/2023

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Nigeria Genocide Tracker (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (referred to as “you” or “your”) of the website www.nigeriagenocidetracker.com (“the Site”). We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of any personal information provided to us. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully to understand how we handle and protect your information.

  1. Information We Collect

a. Personal Information: When you create an account on our Site, we may collect personal information from you, including your name, email address, and password. This information is necessary to facilitate account creation and enable you to submit reports and access certain features of the Site.

b. Report Information: When you submit reports through our Site, we may collect additional information, including images of insecurity events, date, and detailed descriptions. This information is crucial for documenting incidents accurately and advocating for change. You have the option to submit reports anonymously or with your account.

c. Automatically Collected Information: When you visit our Site, we may automatically collect certain non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, device information, and operating system. This information is collected to enhance your experience on the Site and for statistical purposes.

  1. How We Use Collected Information

a. Personal Information: We use your personal information to create and maintain your account, communicate with you regarding your account and submitted reports, and provide support services when needed.

b. Report Information: The report information you provide, including images, date, and descriptions, is used to compile a comprehensive database of incidents of insecurity in Nigeria. We may use this information to generate reports and publications to raise awareness, advocate for change, and support evidence-based policy discussions.

c. Automatically Collected Information: Non-personal information collected automatically is used for Site administration, analyzing user behavior and trends, improving our services, and enhancing the overall user experience.

  1. Data Security

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. We use industry-standard security protocols and regularly review our security practices to ensure the utmost protection of your data. However, please note that no transmission of data over the internet or electronic storage method is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

  1. Disclosure of Information

a. Third-Party Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating our Site, perform functions on our behalf, or provide specific services, such as hosting, data analysis, or customer support. These service providers have access to your information only to the extent necessary to fulfill their obligations to us and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.

b. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law or in response to a valid legal request, such as a court order, subpoena, or government investigation.

  1. Your Choices and Rights

a. Account Information: You can access, update, or delete your account information by logging into your account on the Site. If you choose to delete your account, please note that some information may be retained in our archives for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

b. Cookies and Tracking Technologies: You have the option to disable cookies through your browser settings. However, please note that disabling cookies may impact the functionality and user experience of the Site.

c. Opt-Out: If you no longer wish to receive communications from us, you can opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in our emails or by contacting us directly.

  1. Children’s Privacy

Our Site is not directed to individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately, and we will take steps to remove the information from our systems.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Site after any modifications to this Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at [insert contact information].

By using the Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please refrain from using our Site.

Last updated: 24/06/23