Billing & Payments Management System (BPMS)
Billing and Payments Management System (hereinafter referred to as “ BPMS, we, us and our”) is committed to protecting and respecting our service users (hereinafter referred to as “you and your”) privacy when you make use of our service site https://pay.ogunstate.gov.ng.
Your privacy is important. To this end, we will protect the information you share with us in compliance with Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), 2019.
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data we collect from you and how it will be processed by us.
- Information We May Collect When you visit this Website
- How We Use the Information We Collect
- Access to Your Personally Identifiable Information
- How we store your Data
- How long we store your data
- Data Security
- Data Subjects’ Rights.
- to withdraw your Consent at any time;
- to ask for access to the Personal Data that we hold;
- to prevent our use of the Personal Data for direct marketing purposes;
- to object to our Processing of Personal Data in limited circumstances; and
- to ask us to erase Personal Data without delay:
- if it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed;
- if the only legal basis of Processing is Consent and that Consent has been withdrawn and there is no other legal basis on which we can process that Personal Data;
- if you object to our Processing where the legal basis is the pursuit of a legitimate interest or the public interest and we can show no overriding legitimate grounds or interest; and
- if the Processing is unlawful.
- to ask us to rectify inaccurate data or to complete incomplete data;
- to restrict Processing in specific circumstances e.g. where there is a complaint about accuracy;
- In the Event of a Security Breach of Your Personal Information
- Contact Information
When you visit the website, we may collect non-personally identifiable information about you via certain Internet technology tools. This information consists of your IP address, cookies and web beacons, as well as information regarding the type of browser and operating system that you use, along with other similar analytic data. Your "IP address" is usually associated with the network location and physical location from which you enter the Internet. The term "cookies" refers to electronic data stored by your computer browser. The cookies enable us to facilitate your access to different aspects of the platform. For example, by showing when and how you visit this platform, cookies help us to see which pages of the platform are popular and which are not. Cookies can also help us to improve your enjoyment of this platform, for example, by remembering your address or other information when you request information or services on the platform. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can disable this function so that your browser will not accept cookies. Please be aware that if you disable this function, it may affect your use and enjoyment of the platform.
We use your information for the purpose for which you provide it, that is, to process your payments. We may also use your contact information as provided to us in general inquiries, such as email address, telephone number, and/or mailing address, to contact you regarding administrative notices and communications related to your use of the website or otherwise as you may request.
In providing our services to you, your personal information may be disclosed to or collected by third party suppliers and service providers specifically involved in the processing of your information received via the website and as otherwise necessary to manage this website and provide the services you request. In addition, we may use your personal information in the aggregate in a non-identifiable way in order to better understand the services being provided, how to improve these services and how to improve the website. We may provide this aggregated information to third parties, but when we do so, we do not provide any of your information without your express permission.
We may disclose or access information whenever we believe in good faith that the law requires us to do so.
Upon written request and verification of your identity, we will provide you with your personal information in our possession as well as the personal information, if any, that we have disclosed to third parties. Requests for such information should be sent to the contact information below.
Your personal information is confined behind a secured technology platform that is accessible to ONLY a limited number of persons who have special access rights to the platform, and are required to keep the information provided strictly confidential. We are making use of a secured framework and highly secured data storage. Data on the system is transmitted and received securely in an encrypted connection called HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure). This enables us to have reasonable safeguards on administrative, technical, and security measures employed to protect your information.
Our platform is hosted by a renowned cloud storage provider that offers additional safeguards such as firewalls. We also make efforts to limit access via passwords. The need for access is periodically reviewed.
All these measures are intended to prevent the loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of the personal information you provide or information we collect through this website.
In general, we will retain all information collected through the BPMS website for the length of time permitted by law. However, we will delete any personally identifiable information in our database upon your request or as otherwise required by law. We may, however, retain non-personally identifiable information indefinitely.
We implement and maintain appropriate safeguards in protecting personal data. We offer the use of a security server. All actions and information are transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights on the system and are required to keep the information confidential.
As a Data Subject, you have some rights in relation to the way we handle your Personal Data. These include the following rights:
If we determine that your personal information has or may reasonably have been disclosed due to a security breach of our systems, we will notify you via the contact information provided to us, in accordance with and to the extent required by law.