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Privacy Notice

The Nordic Nigeria Connect

Our data protection policy below contains the terms and conditions that apply when we process your data, and your rights when using our website.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or comments about our data protection policy, or if you would like to get in touch about anything else.

Who are we?

The Nordic Nigeria Connect (NNC) is the official website for the Nordic Embassies / Community in Nigeria. This website provides a platform for the Nigerian and Nordic business communities to get information about upcoming events.
As part of this work, we collect a range of data about you if you contact us.
In the other menus, we have gone into more detail about what we collect, why we collect it, what we do to protect your data, why we collect personal data, and what rights you have with regard to data protection.

What is personal data?

Personal data means all forms of information that can be used to identify an individual. As a consequence, it is not just the single piece of information that determines whether or not it can be classed as personal.
If a number of pieces of personal information do not identify an individual on their own but do so when put together, then they can be characterised as “personal data”.

What data do we collect?

We collect the following data:
Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)

We collect personal data in the following ways

  • We collect personal data about you in the following ways:

  • When you use our website.

  • When you provide us with it yourself.

  • If you get in touch with us directly by e-mail etc.

  • When you take part in meetings run by us.

How will we use your data?

If you indicate interest in one of our events by completing one of our forms, we will contact you to clarify some details.

Lawful Purposes for which we may use your personal data

In the table below we demonstrate why and how we use your personal data as well as provide the legal reasons on which we rely under the Data Protection Legislation.


Managing our relationship with you.

Contacting you based on your interest in our event

Complying with our legal obligations and assisting government and law enforcement agencies or regulators

Lawful basis for the processing of personal data

Performance of a contractual agreement with you

Consent of the Data Subject

Compliance with a legal obligation
Processing in the public interest

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.

  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate.

  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our Email:


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How do we use cookies?

We use cookies on our website to help us to understand how you use our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:
Functionality –We use these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and the location you are in.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 25 October 2023.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Our privacy policy or the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Email us at:

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Nigerian Data Protection Commission using the following:
Address: No. 5, Donau Crescent, off Amazon Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.

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