Data privacy statement

Absa Nigeria is committed to keeping your information private. By your information we mean any information about you that you provide to us.
This statement relates to the privacy of your information with all the Absa entities in Nigeria.

Absa’s commitment to information privacy


1. Absa Nigeria (comprising Absa Representative Office Nigeria Limited, Absa Capital Markets Nigeria Limited, and Absa Securities Nigeria Limited) (“Absa”) with head office at 1 Murtala Muhammed Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos promises to treat all your personal information carefully and responsibly.

2. Personal information means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘Data Subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person; It can be anything from a name, address, a photo, an email address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, and other unique identifier such as but not limited to MAC address, IP address, IMEI number, IMSI number, SIM, Personal Identifiable Information (PII) and others

3. Special personal information means data relating to religious or other beliefs, sexual orientation, health, race, ethnicity, political views, trades union membership, criminal records or any other sensitive personal information.

4. Personal information may be given to or collected by Absa in writing as part of a written application form, electronically (email), telephonically,

5. Processing of personal information includes any initial processing that Absa does when we first collect your personal information. It also includes any further and ongoing processing that Absa is allowed to carry out legitimately in terms of the reasons listed in paragraph 7 (below). The term ‘processing’ includes collecting, using, altering, merging, linking, organising, disseminating, storing, retrieving, disclosing, erasing, archiving, destroying or disposing of personal information.

6. Absa will only collect and process your personal information for the reason you provided it to us, or to enable us to comply with the requirements of specific laws that we are governed by.