Privacy Policy

Last updated on April 29, 2024

1. Introduction

Western Delta University (referred to as "we," "our," or "the University") is committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the secure handling of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, protect, and share your data through our website and related services.

2. Information We Collect

a. Personal Information: We may collect personal information when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you fill out forms on our website, register for events, or make online payments. This information may include:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Mailing address
  • Student or employee ID
  • Financial information (for online payments)

b. Non-Personal Information: We may collect non-personal information, including browser information, IP addresses, and cookies. This data helps us improve our website's functionality and user experience.

3. Use of Cookies

We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit our website. We use cookies for various purposes, including:

  • Authentication: Cookies help us manage user sessions for security and login purposes.
  • Analytics: We use cookies to understand how users interact with our website, allowing us to improve the site's content and functionality.
  • Personalization: Cookies may be used to personalize your experience by remembering your preferences and settings.

Most web browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may affect your experience on our website.

4. How We Use Your Information

a. Personal Information: We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide the services you request, such as processing online payments, sending important notifications, and facilitating your participation in university events.
  • To communicate with you regarding updates, events, and services offered by the University.
  • To ensure the security and integrity of our website and services.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

b. Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information is used for analytics, website improvement, and to understand user behavior, preferences, and trends.

5. Sharing of Personal Information

We may share your personal information with trusted third parties, but only to the extent necessary to facilitate specific services, such as online payments. These third parties are obligated to protect your information and use it solely for the purpose for which it was shared.

6. Data Security

We prioritize data security and have implemented stringent measures to protect your personal information. These measures include secure data transmission and storage protocols. However, please be aware that no method of data transmission or storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.

7. Your Choices

You have the right to access, update, or delete your personal information held by the University. If you wish to exercise these rights or have any questions about your data, please contact us using the information provided in Section 8.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to our Privacy Policy or your data, please contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO) at:

Western Delta University, Oghara
KM 10 Benin-Sapele Road, P.M.B 10, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria.
Phone:+234 703-8592-752
Email: [email protected]

9. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy periodically to reflect changes in our practices, legal requirements, or to address emerging privacy concerns. We will provide notice of any material changes on our website and through other appropriate channels.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on October 29, 2023.