NATIONAL LOTTERY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Who We Are
At The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), we gather and process your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations and explains how, why, and when we process your personal data.
Our registered office is at Plot 640 Cadastral Zone B4, Off Shehu Musa Yaradua Way, Jabi District, Abuja and we are a government agency in Abuja acting as a Regulatory Authority in Lottery matters in Nigeria. We act as data controllers/data processors.
Information That We Collect
At the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, We process your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.
The personal data that we collect from is: –
- Date of Birth
- Home Address
- Personal Email
- Home Telephone Number
- Mobile Telephone Number
- Passport Number
- Driver’s License Number
- Taxpayer ID
- Sensitive Data (e. health/medical information, details about religion, sexuality etc)
- National Identification Number
We collect information in the below ways: –
Online form, website orders, employment CV’s etc
How We Use Your Personal Data
We take your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent, unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time.
The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below: –
- We collect your personal data in the performance of obligations as a Regulator and as an employer of labour;
- We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
- Process applications for registration as a Lottery Operator;
- Resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems;
- Manage risk, or to detect, prevent, and/or remediate fraud or other potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
- Detect, prevent or remediate violation of Laws, Regulations, Standards, Guidelines;
- Improve on our Services by implementing aggregate customer or user preferences;
- Measure the performance of our Services and improve content and technology;
- Track information breach and remediate such identified breaches;
- Manage and protect our information technology and physical infrastructure;
- Contact you at any time through your provided telephone number, email address or other contact details;
You have the right to access any personal information that We processes about you and to request information about: –
- What personal data we hold about you
- The purposes of the processing
- The categories of personal data concerned
- The recipients to whom the personal data has/will be disclosed
- How long we intend to store your personal data for
- If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source
If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to correct it as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.
You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing (where applicable) in accordance with the data protection laws; as well as to object to any direct marketing from us; to exercise your data portability rights, and to be informed about any automated decision-making we may use.
If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.
Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information
We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement. During your interaction with our website or premises, we may provide other Ministries, Departments, Agencies (MDA), other organs of government, private sector operators performing government functions, with information such as your name, contact details, or other details you provide us for the purpose of performing our statutory mandate to you or third parties. We may also share your personal information in compliance with National or international laws; crime prevention and risk management agencies and service providers.
NLRC takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We work hard to protect you and your information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction and have several layers of security measures in place, including: – SSL/TLS, encryptions, pseudonymization, restricted access, IT authentication, firewalls, anti-virus/malware
Transfers Outside Nigeria
Personal data in Nigeria is protected by the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) but some other countries may not necessarily have the same high standard of protection for your personal data. We do not transfer or store any personal data outside Nigeria.
Consequences of Not Providing Your Data
You are not obligated to provide your personal information to NLRC, however, as this information may be required for us to provide you with our services, we will not be able to offer some/all our services without it.
As noted in the ‘How We Use Your Personal Data’ section of this notice, we occasionally process your personal information under the legitimate interests’ legal basis. Where this is the case, we have carried out a thorough Legitimate Interests’ Assessment (LIA) to ensure that we have weighed your interests and any risk posed to you against our own interests, ensuring that they are proportionate and appropriate.
How Long We Keep Your Data
We only ever retain personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations.
As an employer and owing to the services that we offer, We sometimes need to process sensitive personal information (known as sensitive data) about you, to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and provide you with our products and services. Where we collect such information, we will only request and process the minimum necessary for the specified purpose and identify a compliant legal basis for doing so.
Where we rely on your consent for processing sensitive data, we will obtain your explicit consent through an opt-out button on our website and or email. You can modify or withdraw consent at any time, which we will act on immediately unless there is a legitimate or legal reason for not doing so.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, We may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements.
We 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
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or to work more efficiently, and our site relies on cookies to optimize user experience and for features and services to function properly.
Most web browsers allow some control to restrict or block cookies through the browser settings, however if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website or services.
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.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close your web browser.
We use both session and persistent Cookies.
- By email: email@example.com
- By mail: Plot 640 Cadastral Zone B4, Off Shehu Musa Yaradua Way, Jabi District, Abuja
Lodging A Complaint
National Lottery Regulatory Commission only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws. If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
National Lottery Regulatory Commission
Plot 640 Cadastral Zone B4, Off Shehu Musa Yaradua Way, Jabi District, Abuja