Effective Date: August 1, 2019.
Tope Adebayo LLP is a top-tier full-service law firm registered under the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that provides world-class legal services to local and international clients.
References in this policy to “we”, “us” or “TALLP” are references to Tope Adebayo LLP.
Reference in this notice to “personal data” means any information that identifies, or could reasonably be used to identify, a living individual, either on its own or together with other information.
As a law firm, we frequently obtain personal data as part of our professional activities. We may collect your personal data:
The personal data that we collect, and process may include:
Whether we obtain your personal data directly from you or from a third party, we will only use your personal data in connection with our professional activities (including the fulfilment of our legal or regulatory obligations). These “Authorized Uses” may include:
If you have given us your express consent, we may process your personal data for additional purposes. Please note that you may withdraw your consent at any time, you may so wish. Ways in which we may process your personal data may include:
Tope Adebayo LLP is a global firm and a list of our offices, together with relevant contact information, may be found on our website. Irrespective of how we obtain your personal data, it may be shared among all the offices within Tope Adebayo LLP. All our offices will at all times ensure at least a standard level of data protection is always in place. Where we share or transfer your personal data, we will do this in accordance with applicable data protection laws and will take appropriate safeguards to ensure its protection.
We will take the appropriate technical and organizational measures against unauthorized or unlawful processing of your personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data in accordance with our internal security procedures covering its storage, access and destruction. Personal data may be stored on our own technology systems or those of our vendors or in paper files.
We will delete your personal data when it is no longer reasonably required for the Authorized Uses or you withdraw your consent (whichever is applicable), provided that we are not legally required or otherwise authorized to continue to hold such data. We may retain your personal data for an additional period to the extent that deletion would require us to overwrite our automated disaster recovery backup systems or to the extent we deem it necessary to assert or defend legal claims during any relevant retention period.
In addition to your rights under applicable data protection legislation and where we are authorized or required by applicable law and by our professional obligations, we will provide you, upon request, with a copy of your personal data and we will correct any errors identified by you. Except as provided above, we will not use your data for any automated decision making or any profiling. You also have the right to be forgotten and to limit our processing of your personal data.