The WenA Platform
The WenA Platform offers a set of tools for both existing and potential investors and for entrepreneurs on which they may do many things, including exchange information. WenA also allows access to the WenA Platform to Organizations for use by their members.
What is “personal data”?
"Personal data" is any data that (1) is recorded in any form, (2) is about or pertains to a specific individual and (3) can be linked to that individual. For example, and without limitation, your first and last names, address, email address, telephone number, and other contact information, and the deals in which you have participated are "personal data."
What kind of personal data is collected?
We obtain personal data at different stages of your use of the WenA Platform.
When you visit wena.org.ng - If you visit wena.org.ng or use an interface which interacts with wena.org.ng, whether or not you sign-in as a registered user, we obtain your IP address, the location of your Internet Service Provider, the type and version of Internet browser that you are using, and the website from which you came. We also obtain information regarding your site usage, such as the time spent on a page and the number of pages you viewed.
When you interact with the WenA Platform -We also obtain personal data that you provide when you interact with the WenA Platform such as, for example, by sending a message or uploading documents, preparing an Investor application, or when exchanging correspondence with us such as through support emails.
When you use your account –We obtain information that you provide or create when you use your account:
How is personal data collected?
We obtain personal data directly from you when you provide it through your use of the WenA Platform, such as in emails or when you fill out forms that are displayed on the WenA Platform.
For what purpose will my personal data be used?
WenA uses your personal data to maintain your account and to provide you with the services offered on the WenA Platform. We also use your personal data to respond to requests that you make of us, and to contact you and to provide you with information that we believe may be of interest to you.
Can I access or change my personal data?
The Nigerian Freedom of Information Act 2011 provides you with the right to access the information that we obtain about you. Please note any demand for access may be subject to a fee which covers our costs in providing you with the data requested.
Upon request WenA will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. If your personal data changes, you may correct, update, or amend by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting us by postal mail at the contact information listed below. If you wish to delete/remove/deactivate your profile, remove your testimonial from our site, or opt out of sharing Basic Application Information, please email us at email@example.com. We will respond to your request within 30 days.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
For auditing and security purposes, WenA keeps a log of all users' activities, which is retained in its archives as necessary for WenA to fulfil its obligations. Users may have access to the personal data that pertain to them. However, because the administrative and technical burden associated with the retrieval of these archived data is substantial, WenA charges a fee for this effort in a manner that is consistent with its actual cost. In addition, each user's right of access may be limited to the extent that providing access might infringe on a third party's privacy rights. Requests for access to this archived information are handled on a case-by-case basis, after WenA has verified the identity of the requestor. Inquiries should be made as provided in the section.
Can I have my personal data deleted?
You can delete any personal data that is recorded in the profile that you create for yourself as an investor or for your company, or as an entrepreneur.
We display video testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your video testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies and other Tracking Technologies
WenA uses 'cookies.' A cookie is a small amount of data sent to a user's web browser from a web server, which is then stored on the user's hard drive. Cookies are used to make site navigation easier, and can help recognize a returning visitor. WenA's cookies do not generate any personal data, do not read personal data from your computer, and are not tied to any personal data. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies, or to prompt you before accepting cookies from the sites that you visit. If you decide not to accept our cookies, some or all features of the site may not be available because navigation on the site is facilitated by cookies. You can delete cookies from your computer at any time. You can learn more about cookies by visiting: http://www.allaboutcookies.org or www.networkadvertising.org .
WenA uses action tags. An action tag is a small piece of code that is placed on a webpage or in an email in order to track the pages viewed or the messages opened, the date and time when someone visited our website, the website from which the visitor came, the type of browser used, and the domain name and address of the user's Internet Service Provider. Action tags allow us to better understand how users and visitors use our site or browse through our pages, so that we can improve access to and navigation through the site, add or modify pages, according to our user's patterns. Action tags cannot be removed or deleted by our users, because they are part of the programming of a webpage.
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you use the WenA Platform, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends out whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.) and URLs, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other similar information.
What security measures are in place to protect my personal data?
WenA uses physical, technical, and administrative procedures in order to safeguard and protect personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, while we do our best to implement reasonable security measures, we do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work.
WenA uses industry-standard technological means to protect your personal data while in transit through the Internet. We use encryption and a comprehensive authentication protocol to provide reasonable security. However, please remember that no security system on the Internet is perfect. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at email@example.com.
Limitation of Liability
WenA exercises reasonable efforts to safeguard the security and confidentiality of your personal data; however, transmissions protected by industry standard technology and administered by humans cannot be guaranteed to be secure. WenA will not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal data that occurs through no fault of WenA including, but not limited to, errors in transmission, access to your account by anyone who uses your user ID and password, your failure to comply with your security obligations, and the unauthorized acts of WenA's employees.
You will have the right to terminate your account at any time.
WenA, owns and operates the wena.org.ng website and the WenA Platform. Our mailing address is 90 Aminu Kano Crescent, Abuja, FCT Nigeria.
Effective Date: February 20, 2019