VConnect Global Services Limited ("VConnect", the "Company", "we" or
"us") a company registered under the laws of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria and having its registered office at 60, Marine View Plaza,
7TH FLOOR, Apongbon,Lagos, is committed to protecting the privacy and
security of any identifiable business information you provide us.
Business Information includes information that can be linked to a
specific individual or entity, such as a postal address, phone number or
principles and best practices among global regulatory bodies. This
Conditions of Use which can be found here.
any time and for any reason, and such modifications will be effective
prior to implementation. Questions regarding this policy should be
emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional terms and conditions relating to all business listings and advertising
on the VConnect Services can be found here.
using any of the information and services available through VConnect
which include, but are not limited to, the vconnect.com, vconnect.ng
website (the "Site"), the VConnect mobile website, the VConnect SMS
service and the VConnect telephone service (together the "Services" or
"VConnect Services"). The Services may be accessed in several ways, such
as via the internet, mobile phones, fixed line phones, Personal Data
Assistants (PDAs) and other methods.
1.What Information We Collect
A. Information we may hold or
collect from you includes: your name, telephone numbers, email
addresses, business name, addresses, website address, fax number,
business description, various other information you may wish to disclose
relating to your business registration, passwords to log into your
VConnect account, reviews from users and financial information. Please
note that if you wish to publish your business details on VConnect, you
may experience difficulty or delays with your listing or submission if
you chose not to provide us with certain information.
B.Any information posted in public areas
of VConnect such as online notice boards or business listing
information that you have elected to disclose is by its very nature
public and not considered to be Personal Information.
Generally, we collect Business
Information from you directly and any personal information you may want
to share with us. However, in some cases we may obtain your Business
Information through our partners, service providers or associates where
you have given them permission to do so or from publicly available
VConnect shall not be responsible or liable for any personal information
contained in information given to us through our sources. If you find
any information you consider personal or private which you do not wish
to share with the public, kindly notify us immediately or within 30 days
of publication of such information on our website. The information
shall be withdrawn within two (2) working days from the time of report.
D. Other information we may collect:
When you use the Services, we record and log general information about
your visit for statistical purposes including but not limited to web
browser details, internet protocol address, telephone numbers, duration
of visit and numerous other facts.
We may, from time to time, use "cookies" (explained below) to store
your preferences, record session information and collect information on
how you visit and access our web pages. We collect information on the
web pages visited by our customers to help us continue to improve our
E. PLEASE NOTE
THAT VCONNECT CANNOT
TAKE RESPONSIBILITY IN ANY WAY FOR THE USE OR MISUSE OF ANY INFORMATION
YOU PROVIDE DIRECTLY TO BUSINESSES OR ANY THIRD PARTIES, PERSONAL OR
OTHERWISE, OR ANY INFORMATION YOU FIND THROUGH VCONNECT. WE ARE ALSO NOT
RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OF THE CONTENT OR PRACTICES OF THESE BUSINESSES OR
THIRD PARTIES AND PLEASE CHECK THEIR RELEVANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND
2.How We Use Your Information
A.VConnect uses Business
Information mainly for the purpose of responding to and fulfilling your
requests for the products and services listed by us. Information
collected on VConnect may be used to
i.Respond directly to email or SMS requests by you through the
ii. Use of the email address or telephone number you provide.
iii.Send newsletters or other emails only where you have opted to receive them.
iv. Respond to your questions or suggestions. We will use your
v.Email address and/or telephone number to contact you when you submit a question or suggestion.
vi.Help us research and improve our products and services and
vii.as such we may, from time to time, contact you to let you know
about service improvements, products or promotions that may be of
interest to you or to ask you for feedback in the event you wish to
We may also use Business Information
in an aggregate form for various purposes such as marketing and
statistical analysis but will only ever disclose compiled or completely
3.Who We Share Your Information With
A.As a rule, we do not share with
third parties any Information that is not publicly available on VConnect
except in the following circumstances:
i.With other companies who have an agency, partnering or
co-branding relationship with VConnect but agree to protect Information
to the same standard as maintained by VConnect;
ii. From time to time, there may be third
parties who provide competitions or other benefits to you through
VConnect and request to collect Information. In the event this happens,
we will require those third parties to protect the Information to the
same standard as maintained by VConnect;
iii.Where we may be required by law to do so;
iv. Where you have a representative such as an
auditor or lawyer who is authorized by you to receive such Information;
v.Where, in our reasonable opinion, there is threat to our
interests (such as customer fraud) or where there is a possibility of
harm to others.
Where your information appears in a
publicly available portion of an advertisement or business listing
published with VConnect or is otherwise publicly available, we may also
use that information for publication in other media or with other third
parties such as our partners, associates and affiliates but we will take
reasonable steps to make sure any such party uses the information for
prudent and legitimate purposes.
4.How You Can Control or Access Your Information
A. We believe that users and
customers should have control over the collection and use of their
Information. So if you would like to access or inquire about your
Information, please contact us at email@example.com . Note that you
may be required to provide proof of identity or make statements for
security reasons. We also reserve the right to charge a fee for
repetitive requests for providing you with access or answering inquiries
about your Information.
B. If for some reason we cannot disclose
the information then we will let you know (for example, if the
information has been deleted from our system).
C. Please note that certain
publicly available information we receive and provide may be from
external data sources. Where such publicly available information
pertains to you, we will not be able to disclose or edit such
information nor will we have access to or be able to provide you with
any underlying information that you used in originally supplying
information to any external data source.
A.Cookies are pieces of
information that our web page transfers to your computer's hard disk for
record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the web more useful by
storing information about your preferences on a particular site. The use
of cookies is an industry standard and many websites use them to
provide useful features for you. Cookies do not personally identify you,
only your computer.
B.We may use these cookies to store
information, such as user preferences when you visit our website.
C.Certain third parties who
advertise with or supply services to us may also use technology, such as
cookies, that collect anonymous information.
D.You can delete or disable cookies from
your computer at any time (see your internet browser's help menu for
more information). Please note that if you choose to delete or disable
cookies, you may not be able to fully interact with our website or other
websites. Also note that deleting a cookie is different from disabling a
cookie and, among other things, just because a cookie is deleted does
not mean that new cookies will not be created and stored in the future.
6.Advertisers on VConnect
A.In addition to this Privacy
Policy, Advertisers on VConnect should read the Privacy
section contained in the Additional Terms and Conditions of Use for All
Business Listings and Advertisers.
A. The accuracy and currency of our
information depends on what is provided to us by others. If you feel
that there is any incorrect information, you wish to provide us with
further information, or have any questions relating to privacy, please
contact us with or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8.How We Protect Your Information
A. To ensure the confidentiality of
your information, VConnect uses security technology and procedures that
are regularly reviewed and updated.
9. Phone Number Masking
Phone number masking is a kind of Data Masking– Is a process where VConnect replaces the contact number of a business with another GSM number owned by VConnect Global Services. This will enable Vconnect to monitor, analyse and enhance the quality of interaction between the caller and the business owner.
A. VConnect reserves the right to mask the contact details of the businesses listed on its platform. Objective of data masking is for performance tracking, quality assurance and training purposes. This is intended to learn more about the users on the platform and deliver better value to businesses.
B. VConnect will not share such data with any other third party without the express written permission of the respective businesses.
C. In case a business has any concerns with data masking it can share the same via mail on email@example.com and its business data will be unmasked. Also Note that VConnect cannot provide information about Engagement generated in its platform in such case.
D. If Business opts in to record their calls received on the vconnect platform, links to call recording could be provided to the business. But, in Case the password to the business dashboard is lost or shared with multiple users, the business will be responsible for possible misuse of call records.
E. All the calls business receives via VConnect platform, will be having the caller ID registered by VConnect or will be blank, this will help business recognise the calls coming from the VConnect platform..
F. Business owner can access the number of the caller by viewing the address book on their dashboard.
G. Downtime in the masking service may be caused due to multiple reason and the business is not liable to charge vconnect in any form for the down time. In case of down time your original phone number would be displayed to ensure you keep receiving leads from VConnect..
H. Any user picking the phone number (masked or unmasked) of businesses from Vconnect.com agrees not to charge Vconnect with any form of allegations.