Wole Olanipekun & Co. values your privacy and cares about the way in which your personal information is treated.
This policy describes:
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Wole Olanipekun & Co refers to to Wole Olanipekun & Company, its subsidiaries and other partnerships, corporations, undertakings and entities which are authorised to practice using the name ‘Wole Olanipekun & Co.’.
This policy describes:
In the course of our business, we may acquire personal information from you, such as through your use of our website, when you contact or request information from us, when you engage our legal or other services, or as a result of your relationship with one or more of our employees or clients.
The personal information that we process includes:
Wole Olanipekun & Co. collects and processes personal information about you in a number of ways, including through your use of our website and in the provision of services by us. We use that information:
A number of features on our website, such as the vacancy application facility in the ‘Careers’ section and our email enquiry capabilities, need you to provide us with personal information. The purpose of these facilities is evident when you provide your personal information, and we only use your information for those purposes.
We will collect and process personal information about you in relation to your attendance at our offices or at an event or seminar organised by Wole Olanipekun & Co. We will only process and use special categories of personal information about for access requirements in order to meet any other legal or regulatory obligations we may have. We may share your information with IT and other service providers or business partners involved in organising or hosting the relevant event.
In the course of and in connection with the services we provide to our clients, we collect, produce, store, and use personal information. As part of our business acceptance, finance, administration, and marketing operations, we shall handle identification and background information, including anti-money laundering, conflict, and reputational checks. For the purposes of the services we undertake for our clients, we shall also process personal information submitted to us by or on behalf of them. To the extent reasonably necessary in connection with that work, the information may be provided to third parties.
We use your personal information on the following basis:
Your personal information will be kept in line with our data retention policy, which classifies all of Wole Olanipekun & Co.’s data and sets the relevant retention term for each category. Those periods are based on applicable data protection laws and the purpose for which the information is collected and used, taking into account legal and regulatory requirements to retain information for a minimum period, limitation periods for taking legal action, good practice, and Wole Olanipekun & Co.’s business purposes.
We are a Nigerian law firm with a global view and any information that you provide to us may be shared with and processed by any entity in the network of Wole Olanipekun & Co.
We may also share your personal information with certain trusted third parties in accordance with contractual arrangements in place with them, including:
Our professional advisers and auditors.
Personal information may also be shared with regulatory authorities, courts, tribunals, government agencies, and law enforcement agencies as necessary or for the purposes stated in this policy. We may be required to share your information to comply with legal or regulatory requirements, which is unlikely. Unless we are legally prohibited from doing so, we shall use reasonable efforts to warn you before we do so.
If we reorganize or transfer all or part of our business in the future, we may need to transfer your information to new Wole Olanipekun & Co’s businesses or third parties who will carry out Wole Olanipekun & Co’s operations.
Except with your agreement, we do not sell, rent, or otherwise make commercially available personal information to any third party.
We use a variety of technical and organisational measures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction consistent with applicable data protection laws.
You are entitled to request details of the information we hold about you and how we process it. You may also have a right in accordance with applicable data protection law to have it rectified or deleted, to restrict our processing of that information, to stop unauthorised transfers of your personal information to a third party and, in some circumstances, to have personal information relating to you transferred to another organisation. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint in relation to Wole Olanipekun & Co. processing of your personal information.
If you object to the processing of your personal information, or if you have provided your consent to processing and you later choose to withdraw it, we will respect that choice in accordance with our legal obligations.
Your objection (or withdrawal of any previously given consent) could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes set out above or that you may not be able to make use of the services and products offered by us. Please note that even after you have chosen to withdraw your consent, we may be able to continue to process your personal information to the extent required or otherwise permitted by law, in particular in connection with exercising and defending our legal rights or meeting our legal and regulatory obligations.
We must ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, please advise us of any changes to your information by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.