Privacy Policy


In this policy, you can find direct information about how, whether, and why we collect and use your personal information on all of our StudyLocal websites (collectively, `the Website´). This privacy and cookies policy applies to any personal information that is extracted when you use our services, visit our Website, or otherwise interact with us. We have divided this privacy policy into different sections. Please go to the relevant section below for further information.

About us

We are StudyLocal Nigeria, in the rest of this document referred to as StudyLocal.
We maintain our headquarters at:
Suite 405, Obum Plaza
16 Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent,
Wuse, Abuja
For more information visit: About Us

Types of personal data we process

General

Cookies and similar technologies

When you use our Website for the first time, a cookie notice is shown. When you continue using the website you allow cookies to be placed on or tracked by our Website. StudyLocal uses the information collected through cookies strictly for the purposes stated in this Privacy and Cookie Policy.

StudyLocal uses three types of cookies:

Functional cookies

These are cookies which enable users to: view StudyLocal’s Website, use specific functions on the Webiste, and gain access to secured features. If you do not enable or permit of this type of cookie, however, your user experience may be affected in the following ways:

Analytic cookies

StudyLocal uses cookies to make Website improvements. The cookies collect information about how visitors use, access, and interact with the Website. WebAnalytics cookies are one example of this type of cookie.

Marketing and other cookies

Marketing cookies are what advertising networks typically placed on Website. These networks are act as intermediaries between StudyLocal and advertisers. They are used to:

You can disable these cookies through your browser. For examples and more data on cookies, see: http://www.aboutcookies.org.

How we collect your data

StudyLocal collects personal data in a number of ways. Information is obtained, for example, when you visit our Website, register on our Website, communicate with us via social media, or subscribe to our newsletter.

We may also receive personal information from associated educational institutions, subsidiaries, partners, or other service providers.

We collect some information by accessing your publicly available data, such as your Facebook or Linkedin public profile.

Goals of processing your data

The main purposes for using your personal information include:

Providing services to you
To communicate with you

We use your contact details to communicate with you, answer your questions, or handle your complaints.

For statistical research
For direct marketing purposes
To initiate and evaluate business relationships

Your personal data will be processed for the entering into agreements and the performance thereof to the point of commercial services and the managing of the business relations which emerge from them, including the performance of activities aimed at the expansion of our client database.

Disclosing or sharing data with third parties

General

We reserve the right to release personal information without your consent or without consulting you, when we deem it necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our terms and conditions, to protect the security of this Website, or to prevent fraud.

Other institutions or businesses

You can contact education institutes through our Website, by means of an electronic form. The details in your inquiry will then be shared with the institute you are trying to contact.

We may share personally identifiable information (such as name and email address) with carefully selected Higher Education Institutions, to verify the status of your application or enrolment, evaluate and manage the performance of our business agreements or initiate new agreements. . Some of these institutions may also have access to your information so that they may consider further marketing campaigns or recruitment measures. We will inform the Higher Education Institutions that they are not allowed to use your personal information for any reason other than mentioned above. Users should note however that, how these educational institutions use this data is not governed by our privacy and cookie policy. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for how the data is utilized once it is shared with them . Educational institutions have separate policy practices for which StudyLocal has no responsibility or liability. For further information on how such institutions use your information, please visit the applicable privacy policy of that institution.

Third party websites

Our website contains links to third-party websites. If you follow these links, you will exit our Website. This privacy and cookie policy does not apply to third party websites. StudyLocal cannot accept liability for the ways in which these third party websites use of your personal data. You use these websites at your own risk. For more information on how these third parties treat your personal information, please check their respective privacy policies (if available).

Other countries

StudyLocal may transfer your personal data to countries outside of your country of residence. This might occur in the course of sharing information with Education Institutions or our subsidiaries. Some of these countries may not require an adequate level of personal data protection compared to the level of protection provided in your own country.

Security and retention

StudyLocal will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against loss or unlawful use.

Your personal data will be retained for as long as required for the purposes described in this privacy policy, or insofar as is necessary to comply with our contractual or statuary obligations, and to solve any disputes.

Your Rights

You can update and amend your personal data. You are also assume any other rights afforded under applicable data protection laws – including, for example, objecting to the processing of your personal data. All you have to do is send your written response, accompanied by a copy of your proof of identity, to our Abuja address:

You may object or revoke your consent for receiving marketing communications at any time, by following the instructions in the relevant marketing communication or by sending an email to students@SStudyLocal.ng. You can also contact us at students@SStudyLocal.ng if you have any questions, remarks, or complaints in relation to this privacy policy.

How do we look after this policy

This privacy policy is effective as of 01 January 2018 and replaces our previous privacy and cookie policy. We retain the right to alter or otherwise make changes to this policy. We will notify you of any changes by posting the revised policy on our Website. Changes take effect as soon as it is posted.