When you use our services,
you’re trusting us with your information. We understand this is a big obligation
and work hard to protect your information and put you in control.
published on 21 November 2019 to include more detail and help you understand
what information we collect, why we collect it, the ways we use your information
and your rights with regard to that data. This is to address new privacy
legislation in Europe (but these updates will also apply if you live outside
Effective November 21, 2019.
Important Information and Who We Are
OHouse.ng, and/or its
affiliates and related companies (“OHouse.ng”, “we”, or
“us”) operate the OHouse.ng website and other related websites
commitment to the privacy of our users (“users” or “you”)
and how we collect and use your personal data.
Please read this Privacy
Policy carefully. By accessing our Site, using our services and, where
relevant, expressly accepting this policy, you acknowledge that you have read
We respect your right to
privacy and will only process personal information you provide to us in
accordance with the applicable privacy legislation in the jurisdictions in
which we operate, including the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU)
2016/679) and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary
legislation, as amended or updated from time to time and then any successor
legislation to the GDPR.
Our Site is operated by OYESource Housing, acting as a data controller, (“We” or “OHouse.ng”). Our office is located at No. 8, Iledin Street, Ikoyii, Ikole-Ekiti, Nigeria.
If you have any questions
about how we collect, store and use personal information, or if you have any
other privacy-related questions, please contact us by any of the following
phone us at: +234 70 52 2525 20
e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org; or
write to us at our office address above.
Changes to the privacy
policy and your duty to inform us of changes
The personal data we collect and why we collect it
Personal data, or personal
information, means any information about an individual from which that person
can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed
We may collect, use, store
and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped
together as follows:
- Identity Data includes
first name, last name, username or similar identifier, date of birth, gender,
passport or national ID card data.
- Contact Data includes
postal address, email address, telephone numbers and instant messaging account
- Financial Data includes
bank account and payment card details.
- Transaction Data includes details about payments processed via our Site.
- Technical Data includes internet
protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone
setting and location, locale, UTM parameters, attribution parameters, browser
plug-in types and versions, and operating system, platform and other technology
on the devices you use to access our Site.
- Profile Data includes
your username and password, bookings made by you, your interests, the city or
property you are interested in, your study course and destination, preferences
(e.g. roommate, dates, budget), guarantor information, feedback and survey
- Usage Data includes
information about how you use our Site.
- Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from
us and third parties and your communication preferences.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
How we protect your data
What data breach procedures we have in place
What third parties we receive data from
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements