PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Policy: The VNTS Company Limited

SECTION 1: PERSONAL INFORMATION

What do we do with your information?

We respect your private information. When you visit our website or purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the information you give us such as your name, address, and email address, personal and business contact, geo-location, user ID, passwords, details of products or services purchased and financial or other billing information. When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable):

With your permission, we may send you emails about our company, new products, services and other updates.

SECTION 2: CONSENT

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only. If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing or product maintenance, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time by contacting us at marketing@vntsonline.com or mailing us at:

The VNTS Company Limited
120/12 Bosun Adekoya Street (Alternative Route), Oniru Lekki,
Lagos State, Nigeria.

SECTION 3: DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information only if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

SECTION 4: OUR E-COMMERCE PLATFORM

Through our e-commerce platform, we are able to provide goods and services to you. All your data is stored on our databases and applications. They are protected by a secure server behind a firewall.

Payment:

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then VNTS stores your credit card data. Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted. All direct payment gateways (including our GTPay) adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. For more insight, you may also want to read VNTS’ Terms of Service here.

SECTION 5: THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

We will never disclose your information to third parties without your consent. However, some of our business partners and service providers will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. We will disclose the necessary information they need after obtaining your consent. Certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers. In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. Once you leave our website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links:

When you click on links on our website, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 6: SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we have chosen a payment gateway service provider that follows PCI-DSS requirements and implements additional generally accepted industry standards.

SECTION 7: HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect personal information from you in order to enhance your next browsing experience and manage your relationship with us. We may collect your personal information by using automatic data collection tools like cookies, web beacons and web applications and similar technologies. We may also do this through forms you may be required to fill on our website. However, all data collection is done with appropriate notice and only after consent is given. Consider this to be one of such notices given. Where required, filings are made in accordance with all relevant data protection laws and authorities. Note that we also gather information via Social Network Plugins and have no control over such data gathered because it may be directly transferred from your device to the operator of the social network.

SECTION 8: AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

SECTION 9: CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. If our company is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide our products and services to you.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like to access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at contact@vntsonline.com or by mail at:

Nigeria:

The VNTS Company Limited

Ikota Complex; VGC Lekki, Lagos.
Telephone: +234 (1) 2900070