This notice/policy is specific to MDS Logistics Limited Nigeria.
The following information describes what happens with personal information provided to MDS Logistics Limited, either while visiting our website, or during the course of normal business operations. Personal information is data which could be used to identify you as a person. The Nigeria 2019 Data Protection Regulation can be accessed at https://nitda.gov.ng/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Nigeria%20Data%20Protection%20Regulation.pdf
MDS Logistics Limited takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. We respect the confidentiality of this information
If you use this website, various personal information may be collected. Information transmission via the internet (e.g. email communication) can be subject to security vulnerabilities, and it is not possible to completely protect the information against access by third parties.
Nonetheless, MDS Logistics Limited adheres to recognised information security practices in order to secure this information.
WHAT IS THIS PRIVACY NOTICE FOR?
On 25 January 2019, the NITDA (The National Information Technology Development Agency) issued the NDPR (The Nigeria Data Protection Regulation)
pursuant to its powers under the NITDA Act. The Regulations introduce a new data protection framework with novel compliance requirements for organizations that deal with the data of individuals.
The objectives of the Regulations include, inter alia
- to safeguard the rights of natural persons to data privacy
- to foster safe conduct for transactions involving the exchange of Personal Data
- to ensure that Nigerian businesses remain competitive in international trade through the safe-guards afforded by a sound data protection regulation.
The regulation applies to all storage and processing of Personal Data conducted in respect of Nigerian citizens and residents. The Regulations also seek to
enhance the competitiveness of Nigerian companies in international trade through the safeguards that are in line with global best practices. MDS Logistics Limited (“MDS“, “we“) values your Personal Data and we are committed to protecting your privacy whenever you interact with us. Please read this Privacy Notice (Notice) to understand our policies, processes and procedures regarding the processing of your personal data.
By this Notice, we explain to you how your Personal Data is collected, used, managed and transferred by MDS and also explains how you can update your Personal Data with us and exercise your rights in respect of the Personal Data provided to us.
THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
We collect Personal Data that you give to us, for example, where you create an account with us, request for further information about our service, fill a form, apply for a job through our website or you subscribe to newsletters on our website.
WHAT PURPOSE DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR?
We may process your Personal Data to communicate with you (including sending marketing or promotional materials to you), provide you with further information about our services and how we can serve you better, respond to your requests, process your application for employment with MDS or to fulfil our contractual obligations with you. We may also process your Personal Data to comply with provisions of applicable laws.
We also process your personal data when we have a legal obligation (e.g., tax or social security obligations) to perform such processing. For example, a court order or a subpoena may require us to process personal data for a particular purpose, or we may be compelled to process personal data to report suspicious transactions under the local anti-money laundering rules.
WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH?
We respect your privacy and we limit disclosure of your Personal Data to third parties. We do not sell, give or trade any Personal Data that we obtain from you to any third party for data-mining or marketing purposes. However, we may share your Personal Data with companies within the UAC and Imperial Group, service providers engaged by us to provide services to MDS subject to appropriate data security and protection. We may also share your information where there is a regulatory or statutory obligation to disclose such Personal Data in accordance with provisions of applicable laws.
Legal disclosure. We may transfer and disclose your personal data to third-parties:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- When we believe in good faith that an applicable law requires it
- At the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation
- To detect and protect against fraud, or any technical or security vulnerabilities
- To respond to an emergency; or otherwise
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR?
We will keep your personal data for as long as we need it for processing purposes.
We will actively review the personal data we hold and delete it securely, or in some cases anonymise it, when there is no longer a legal, business or consumer need for it to be retained.
SECURITY AND RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Your Personal Data is kept private and we make every effort to keep your Personal Data secure, including restricting access to your Personal Data with us on a need to know basis. We require our staff and any third parties who carry out any work on our behalf to comply with appropriate security standards to protect your Personal Data.
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your Personal Data is only processed for the minimum period necessary in line with the purposes set out in this Notice or as required by applicable laws, until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Our measures include implementing appropriate access controls, investing in the latest Information Security Capabilities to protect the IT environments we
leverage, and ensuring we encrypt, pseudonymise and anonymise personal data wherever possible.Once your Personal Data is no longer required, we destroy it in a safe and secure manner.
MDS collects Personal Data only for the purposes identified in this Policy and such information cannot be reused for another purpose that is incompatible with the original purpose.
You can exercise the following rights with respect to your Personal Data with MDS:
- Request for and access your Personal Data collected and stored by MDS
- Withdraw consent at any time. For example, you can withdraw your consent to receipt of our marketing or promotional materials or unsubscribe to our newsletters
- Object to automated decision making
- Request rectification and modification of Personal Data kept by MDS
- Request for deletion of your Personal Data
- Be informed of and entitled to provide consent prior to the processing of Personal Data for purposes other than that for which the Personal Data were collected
- Request that MDS restricts processing of your Personal Data
- Request for information regarding any specific processing of your personal data
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