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Privacy Policy

Welcome2Africa International Limited is committed to protecting the personal data of individuals who visit our website, and submit personally identifiable information on our website. This Privacy Policy (‘Policy’) outlines our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information when you use the Service and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.


We use your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Our Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st July 2024.

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data

Types of Data Collected

1. Personal Data

While using our service, we may ask you to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:


  • Contact Information (Name, Email Address, Phone Number, Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City)

  • Organizational affiliation and Job title

  • Passport information and travel details

  • Accessibility needs

  • Attendance records and Session Participation

  • Feedback and Survey responses

  • Visa information, if applicable

2. Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the service. Usage Data may include information such as your device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.


When you access the service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.


We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our service or when you access the Service by or through a mobile device.


We will not use your IP address to identify you and your personal information in any way.

Use of Your Personal Data

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:


  • To provide and maintain our service, including to monitor the usage of our service.

  • To register you to attend the Events/Conferences/Missions/Tours

  • Issuing and Distributing badges.

  • Facilitating your participation in sessions and events.

  • To manage your Account: To manage your registration as a user of the service. The Personal Data you provide could give you access to different functionalities of the service that are available to you as a registered user.

  • For the performance of a contract: The development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services you have purchased or of any other contract with us through the service.

  • To contact you: To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.

  • To provide you with news and updates: Special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information. We may collect your Personal Data to add you to our newsletters, mailing lists. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

  • Complying with legal and regulatory requirements: For compliance with a legal obligation to which the data controller or data processor is subject.

  • To manage your requests

  • For business transfers: We may use your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by us about our service users is among the assets transferred.

  • For other purposes: We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our service, products, services, marketing and your experience.


We may share your personal information in the following situations:


  • With Service Providers: We may share your personal information with service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our service, or for payment processing, or to contact you.

  • For business transfers: We may share or transfer your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

  • With affiliates: We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

  • With business partners: We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.

  • With other users: When you share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside.

  • With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent


Retention of Your Personal Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, and/or only as long we have a lawful basis to retain your data. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.


Notwithstanding any provisions of this Policy, we may copy, analyse, incorporate your Personal Data into reports, analyses, compilations, studies or other documents for internal use (“Secondary Information”). This may form part of our internal assessments, reports, working and analytical documents, and we may retain this class of information, even after deletion of your Personal Data or after the purpose for which the data was collected has expired or elapsed.


The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.


Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.


The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place protecting the privacy and security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:


  • Comply with a legal obligation

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company

  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public

  • Protect against legal liability

  • Ensure compliance with a valid order of court or other administrative authority

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of your Personal Data is important to us, and while we will take adequate measures as are reasonably necessary to protect the security of your data, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data

The Service Providers we use may have access to your Personal Data. These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process and transfer information about your activity on our service in accordance with their Privacy Policies.


We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we may use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors). We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR

We may process Personal Data under one or more of the following conditions:


  • Consent: You have given, and not withdrawn, your consent for processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.

  • Performance of a contract: Provision of Personal Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.

  • Legal obligations: Processing Personal Data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.

  • Vital interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or of another natural person.

  • Public interests: Processing Personal Data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Company.

  • Legitimate interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.

Your Rights under the NDPA

The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of your Personal Data and to guarantee you can exercise your rights. You have the right under this Privacy Policy, and by law if You are within the Nigerian territory, to:


  • Request access to your Personal Data: The right to access, update or delete your personal information we have. This also enables you to receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you. You also have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether we are storing or processing your personal data, and where so:

    • The categories of personal information we collect about you

    • Our business or commercial purpose for processing that personal information

    • The recipients or categories of recipients with whom we share that personal information

    • The categories of sources for the personal information We collected about You

    • Rectification, erasure, restriction of, or objection to processing of your personal data

  • Request correction of the Personal Data that we hold about you: You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you rectified.

  • Request to know the purpose of the processing of the Personal Data that we hold about you: You have the right to know the purposes and period for which your personal data will be processed and stored, or in the alternative, the criteria for determining such period

  • Request the transfer of your Personal Data: We will provide to you, or to a third-party you have chosen, your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.

  • Withdraw Your consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent for us to use your Personal Data. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with access to certain specific functionalities of the Service.

Exercising Your Data Protection Rights

You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and withdrawal of consent by contacting us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.


You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data.


By visiting or registering for any services under our website, visitors and registrants have given their consent to the Company for the processing of their personal data.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this statement from time to time. We will notify You of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes made from the last update. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us:


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