ISL was incorporated in 1984 by the Founder and Pioneer Chairman, Late Chief (Dr.) Samuel Oyewole Asabia and commenced business as a dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in March 1985. The Company is registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission as a Broker/Dealer and an Issuing House. ISL engages in services such as Corporate Finance, Brokerage Service and Advisory Service.
Under the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), personal data is defined as: “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”.
The types of personal information that we process will depend on the service you receive from us. ISL, uses the personally identifiable information you provide to communicate with you in response to your enquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. The types of personal information which ISL, may collect and process are:
We collect information about you and any other party whose details you provide to us when you:
All personal information which we collect, and process is justified by lawful processing on the basis that:
We may use personal information for the following purposes:
We may use data analytics tools to analyze the information generated and stored during your use of our services to improve our services, provide content tailored to your personal preferences, and to monitor our website’s traffic and usage. The other purposes include:
We may share non-personally identifiable information (e.g. the pages you visit, and which links you click, which ads you see and click on, and the categories of search terms you enter) about the use of our website or portal publicly or with third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.
ISL will retain your personal data in line with its Retention Policy, that is, personal data will only be retained for 10 (ten) years after a client has closed his/her account. This enables us to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or use it where we need to for our legitimate purposes such as managing your account and dealing with any disputes or concerns that may arise. We may need to retain information for a longer period where we need the information to comply with regulatory or legal requirements or where we may need it for our legitimate purposes (e.g. to help us respond to queries or complaints, fighting fraud and financial crime, responding to requests from regulators etc). When we no longer need to use your personal information, we will remove it from our systems and records and/or take steps to encrypt it so that you can no longer be identified.
The security of your personal information is important to us. ISL therefore takes reasonable precautions to protect your personal information. We generally follow accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. However, ISL has implemented appropriate technical, physical and organizational measures designed to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, damage, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, as well as all other forms of unlawful processing.
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
ISL at your request can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If ISL does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:
We accept the following forms of ID (but not limited to) when information on your personal data is requested:
This Private Policy is in line with the provisions of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation, 2019 (Regulation). This Regulation describes how organizations including ISL must collect, handle and store personal information and applies regardless of whether data is stored electronically, on paper or on other materials.
Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer:
Contact Name: Damilola Gesinde
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +234 814 381 5548
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We use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device until you delete them). We have also grouped our cookies into the following categories, to make it easier for you to understand why we need them:
Functionality: These cookies enable technical performance of our websites and allow us to ‘remember’ the choices you make and your preferences.
Performance/Analytical: These cookies allow us to collect certain information about how you navigate the Sites. They help us to understand which parts of our websites are interesting to you and which are not as well as what we can do to improve them.
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The cookies used on this website include those which are strictly necessary cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (performance cookies) and remember your choices (functionality cookies). We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
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