Private Policy

Policy Overview

This policy describes what personal data we collect, how we use it, and your rights. We collect information from you when you visit and take actions on our website, apply for membership, register for, and attend our workshops, complete surveys, or provide feedback. We use this information to provide services you have requested. We use web analytics tools to track usage patterns and communications planning. Except for the purposes outlined below, we will not trade, share, or sell your personal data with anyone.

Refer to the policy of complete details.


This data protection policy describes how the Hope Builders Skill Development & Acquisition Foundation (‘HOBSDF’, ‘we’ or ‘us’) protects and makes use of the information that you may
provide to us when you use our website and/or when you sign-up to become a member on behalf of an organisation and/or when you attend our events and/or complete survey/provide

This policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you contact us by phone, email, letter, attend any of our events or when you use any of our websites
listed below:

We take your privacy seriously and are committed to protecting your personal information. Where we have asked you to provide us with any information by which you can be identified, you
can be assured that it will be used in accordance with applicable laws that regulate data protection and privacy in Nigeria. This includes, but is not limited to, the Nigeria Data Protection
Regulation 2019, and, from 18 August 2020, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679). We may update or amend this data protection policy from time to time and will notify
you if there are any changes.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you fill in an online form to:

Register for a website account or update your account details
Sign up for email updates
Contact us
Download guides, reports, toolkits, and other documents
Apply for membership
Login details to access the secure member area of our website
Complete surveys or provide feedback.
This information may include:

Name, role and organisation
Contact details including physical address, email address, telephone and social media handle
Demographic information such as State and interests.
Material that you proactively post or contribute to our sites and any other correspondence you have with us.
We also collect information on your website usage, if your browser accepts them. Some of our websites feature tracking software – this means that if you’re a logged-in user, have filled an
online form or have previously clicked a link in one of our emails, we may link your website usage information (such as pages visited, IP address, browser and device used) to other
information we hold about you, such as your name and organisation. When you contact us by email, letter or on the phone, we may also record this information on our membership
relationship management system to help us process your request efficiently.

How do we use your information?

Specifically, we may use such personal data we collect about you for the following purposes:

To maintain our own internal membership records.
To contact you in response to a specific enquiry or request that you may make.
To inform and update you of relevant surveys, reports, meetings, workshops, conferences, working groups and consultation exercises that HOBSDF may be arranging or participating in.
To send you periodically the HOBSDF Newsletter and Updates to which you have subscribed.
To communicate with you about your or your organisation’s membership subscription.
In addition to communication via the website, HOBSDF may contact you in writing by e-mail and by telephone for the above purposes.
We will not pass your personal data to any third party (such as an external public authority or commercial organisation) except where we have asked (for example for completion of a survey)
and you have opted out or we are subject to a legal obligation to comply. We do not transfer member personal data outside of Nigeria. Occasionally your e-mail address may be visible to other users if you are part of a working group where interaction via e-mail is encouraged. Under Data Protection Regulation, HOBSDF gathers and processes personal data about individual members and contacts on the legal basis of it being necessary for us to do so in order to fulfill our obligations to our membership and/or in the legitimate interests of HOBSDF being able to conduct membership administration and act effectively as a representative body.

Links from our site and security

Our website may contain links to third party websites. Please note that these are provided for information only and we have no control of websites outside the domain. If you
view or provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its data protection and privacy practices and you should always check the privacy policies on that third-
party site for information about how your personal data is handled.

Where do we store your information?

Online forms

The forms on our website and others are built using Google forms, so the information you provide to us is initially stored there. In the longer term your data is stored in our membership
relationship management system, which is hosted on a local computer and in an external disk secured properly .

Website accounts
If you are a registered user of our website(s), the personal data within your account(s) is stored in secure web servers based in the US. You are responsible for keeping your website account
password(s) confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone for your own security.

Security and encryption
We take great care to ensure that our websites operate at the highest security levels and that our suppliers are committed to best practice in digital security. All personal information and
financial data is encrypted in transmission. While we use appropriate measures to keep data secure from unauthorised or unlawful access, please be aware that there are always inherent risks
in sending data over public networks and we cannot 100% guarantee the security of all personal data disclosed or transmitted to us.