We respect the privacy of our online visitors and registered users (“Users”) as such we will take reasonable steps to protect your information.
Legitng is an online legal solutions platform dedicated to Nigerian startups and entrepreneurs. Please note that we do not provide legal advice on the platform therefore all content on the platform must be considered as useful information rather than legal advice.
- Updates, Modifications & Amendments
We advise that you check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification on the page If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Site, or terminate account in the event an account has been created.
- Age Restriction
- The Information we Collect
4.1 Personal Information
To gain full access to our website and services, you must register for a Legitng account. When you register for an account, we collect Personal Information which you voluntarily provide to us.
Personal Information refers to the personal information you submit, when you sign up or any information that can be used to identify or contact you, (e.g. email address, password, name, telephone no and business name). It may also include anonymous information that is linked you specifically, (e.g., IP Address).
We use your Personal Information to:
- provide you with the required services.
- respond to your questions or requests
- improve Legitng’s operations
- address inappropriate use of our website
- prevent, detect and manage risk against fraud and illegal activities
- target advertisements, newsletter and service updates
- verify the information that you provide with third parties
- update our database, improve content and website layout
- resolve disputes that may arise
We may retrieve additional Personal Information about you from third parties and other identification/verification services such as your financial Institution, payment processor and verification services. With your consent, we may also collect additional Personal Information in other ways including emails, surveys, and other forms of communication. Once you begin using our services through your Legitng account we will keep records of your transactions and collect information of your other activities related to our services. We will not share or disclose your Personal Information with a third party without your consent.
4.2 Information that we collect from website visitors
We do not collect your Personal Information when you visit the website. However, so we can monitor and improve our website and services we may collect non-personally-identifiable information. We will not share or disclose this information with third parties except as a necessary part of providing our website and services. We may use the information to target advertisements to you.
4.3 Information that we collect from test users
When you test our services using the “Demo” part of our website, we collect both non-personally identifiable information and personally identifiable information. Information we collect include your IP address, information about your computer, and other standard web log information to monitor the test transactions. We also collect your email address and credit card information you provide to conduct the test transactions. We will not share and disclose your credit card information.
4.4 Information that we collect from checkout users
When you checkout with Legitng on a merchant’s website, we collect and store your payment card information, your email address, your mobile phone number, and billing and shipping address.
6.How we protect your Information
Legitng is committed to managing your Personal Information in line with global industry best practices. We protect your Personal Information using physical, technical, and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration, we also use industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to safeguard your Personal Information. Other security safeguards include but are not limited to data encryption, firewalls, and physical access controls to our building and files and only granting access to Personal Information to only employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities.
7.How we share the Personal Information you provide
To enable us render our services to you on our website, we may share your information with trusted third parties, such third parties include financial institutions, payment processors verification services, as well as any third parties that you have directly authorized to receive your Personal Information. Your Personal Information may be stored in locations outside the direct control of Legitng, for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers.
We may disclose your Personal Information compliance with applicable law or a legal obligation to which we are bound.
- The Data that we Retain
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with our services, comply with our legal and statutory obligations or verify your information with a financial institution.
Legitng is statutory obligated to retain the data you provide us with in order to process transactions, ensure settlements, make refunds, identify fraud and in compliance with laws and regulatory guidelines applicable to us, our banking providers and credit card processors.
Therefore, even after closing your Legitng account, we will retain certain data to comply with these obligations.