Privacy Policy for Nigerian NSIB

Introduction:
At the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), we understand the importance of privacy and the protection of personal information. This privacy policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard the data we gather from users during accident reports. Our commitment is to ensure that all data collected is solely used for safety investigation purposes, and we do not transfer this data to any third-party organizations. We value your trust and assure you that all information provided to us will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

Collection of Data:
When users submit accident reports to NSIB, we collect certain personal information to facilitate the investigation process. This information may include but is not limited to:
1. Name and contact details of the individual submitting the report.
2. Details of the accident, including location, date, and time.
3. Description of the incident and any other relevant information.
4. Any supporting documents or evidence related to the accident.
We ensure that the information collected is relevant and necessary for the purpose of safety investigation. We do not collect any sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, political affiliation, or financial details. Our focus is solely on gathering data that will aid in improving safety measures and preventing future accidents.

Use of Data:
The data collected by NSIB is used exclusively for safety investigation purposes. Our team of experts analyzes the information provided to identify the causes and contributing factors of accidents. This analysis is crucial in formulating effective safety recommendations and implementing preventive measures.
The data collected may also be used to generate statistical reports and conduct research to enhance safety standards in various sectors. However, these reports will be presented in an aggregated and anonymized format, ensuring that individual identities remain protected.

Data Security:
At NSIB, we understand the importance of data security and take all necessary measures to protect the information entrusted to us. We employ industry-standard security protocols, including encryption and secure data storage, to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration of personal data.

Access to the data collected is limited to authorized personnel directly involved in safety investigations. These individuals are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and are trained in handling sensitive information. We regularly review and update our security measures to ensure compliance with the latest industry standards.

Third-Party Disclosure:
NSIB is committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of the data collected. We do not transfer any personal information to third-party organizations, whether for financial gain or any other purpose. The data collected is used solely for internal purposes and is not shared with external entities without explicit consent from the individuals concerned.
In the event that NSIB is legally required to disclose certain information, we will do so in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. However, we will make every effort to notify the affected individuals in advance, unless prohibited by law.
Retention of Data:
NSIB retains the data collected for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. Once the data is no longer required, it will be securely deleted or anonymized to ensure that it cannot be linked to any individual.
User Rights:
As a user submitting an accident report to NSIB, you have certain rights regarding the data you provide. These include:
1. The right to access and review the personal information we hold about you.
2. The right to request corrections or updates to your personal information if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
3. The right to request the deletion of your personal information, subject to legal obligations and legitimate interests.
4. The right to withdraw consent for the processing of your personal information.

To exercise these rights or for any privacy-related inquiries, please contact our designated privacy officer using the contact information provided at the end of this policy.
Changes to the Privacy Policy:
NSIB may update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We encourage users to review this policy periodically for any updates. By continuing to use our services, you acknowledge and agree to abide by the most recent version of this policy.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy or the data we collect, please contact our designated privacy officer at:
Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB)
Address: Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,
Abuja, Nigeria.
Email: info@nsib.gov.ng
Phone: 0807 7090 908

Conclusion:
At NSIB, we are committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of the data we collect. We use this data solely for safety investigation purposes and do not transfer it to any third-party organizations. We employ robust security measures to protect the information entrusted to us and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Your trust is of utmost importance to us, and we strive to uphold the highest standards of privacy and data protection.