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Last modified: May 25, 2021.

C-Guide Privacy Policy

We Protect Your Privacy – The Short Version

At Encrypted Shield Technologies we respect and protect your privacy. We are dedicated to be as transparent as possible regarding the use of your personal data in this App. This App has been created to allow you to:

  1. Serve as a companion app for you as you participate in Nigeria’s mandatory post-graduate 1-year National Youth Service Corps program.
  2. Allow you to stay connected and informed throughout your service year.
  3. Support your daily life activities as a corps member.

Remember, you can always easily stop all collection of information by the App by uninstalling the App. To provide you with this service we collect and process your personal data. We do this in compliance with relevant Data Protection Regulation, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You are entrusted with several rights, including right to information and right of access.

Please read the full Privacy Notice below for detailed information.


This Privacy Notice describes how and why we collect information about you as a user.

This Privacy Notice only applies to information gathered on or via the Sign-up section of the C-Guide (the App).

By using the App and affiliated services (“the Service”), you accept this Privacy Notice and Encrypted Shield Technologies’ processing of your personal data as described herein.

1. Data Controller & App Developers:

ES Technologies Limited is the legal entity responsible for controlling the data collected in the App.

Encrypted Shield Technologies,
29 Mambilla St, Three Arms Zone 900271, Abuja FCT, Nigeria.

Company registration no. (CAC no.): RC 1548711

E-mail: info@estechnologies.ng
Website: www.estechnologies.ng
Phone:+234 (0) 810 988 3030

(hereafter ”[ES Technologies]”, ”we”, ”us” or ”our”)


2. Our Responsibility As Data Controller:

2.1 We take the protection of your personal data seriously:

We have adopted this Privacy Notice to inform you how we process your personal data. ES Technologies is the data controller and we ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with applicable legislation.

2.2 We ensure fair and transparent data processing:

When we ask to make your personal data available to us, we will inform you of the personal data we are processing and the purpose hereof. You will receive this information when your personal data is being collected.

3. Processing Of Personal Data:

3.1 Collection of non-personal aggregated data:

When you use the app, we may automatically collect general information. The information collected cannot be used to identify you as an individual, as we aggregate data across all the app users. The information is only used in aggregate form to tell us how the application features are used in general, and which new features need to be revamped or rolled-out in the future - This could be information about when the feature is typically activated and/or how extensively a feature is used.

3.2 Collection of personal data:

We only collect and process personal data about you, which is relevant and sufficient for the purposes defined above. This means that we do not use your personal data more extensively than necessary for the specific purpose.

3.3 Legal bases for processing:

When you activate the App, we ask for your explicit consent to collect and use your personal data as described under 3.2. As the data may reflect federally-protected information, we require your explicit consent before processing sensitive personally identifiable information concerning you.

Your consent will be our basis for processing personal data regarding you. Your consent is voluntary and you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us. Use the above stated contact information if you wish to withdraw your consent or want further information. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, you will not be able to have access to services and/or features that rely on the withdrawn information. Withdrawal of consent will only have future effect and will not affect our use of personal data before you withdraw consent.

3.4 Disclosure of your personal data:

We will not rent, sell or otherwise share or disclose your personal data, except as described herein or otherwise stated at the time the data is collected.

We may share your personal data with other companies within ES Technologies in order to deliver and improve our products and services and for research purposes. Please refer to the portfolio section on our website to see which products are part of the ES Technologies. You can find the latest information at www.estechnologies.ng.

We may also disclose your personal data, if the disclosure is warranted by law, court order or judicial act.

We may share non-identifiable information in aggregated form publicly and with companies, organizations or individuals outside of ES Technologies or with our partners, i.e. publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share non-identifiable information publicly to display trends about the general use of our applications.

Data processors

We may also share your personal data with service providers who perform services and functions related to the App on our behalf. Such service providers will not gain any right to process your data for any other purposes but to help us deliver the services to you.

We only use service providers that give sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of the relevant Data Protection laws including ensuring the protection of the rights of the data subject.

3.4 We protect your personal data:

We protect your personal data against unintended loss or alteration of your data and against unauthorized disclosure of or access to your personal data.

If we experience a data breach, we will notify you as soon as possible, if the breach is likely to result in a high risk to your rights e.g. theft of ID, economic loss, discrimination of you, loss of reputation or other significant inconvenience.

4. Your Rights As Data Subject:

4.1 You have the right to access your personal data:

You have the right, at any time, to receive information about the personal data we are processing about you, where we have collected your data, and what we are using your data for. You also have the right to know how long we will keep your personal data, and who we share your data with.

You can request a copy of the personal data we process concerning you. Your access can be restricted to ensure other people’s privacy protection, trade secrets and intellectual property rights. You also have the right to data portability.

If you want to exercise your rights, you can contact us at the contact points listed above.

4.2 You have the right to have inaccurate personal data corrected or deleted:

If you think the personal data we are processing about you is inaccurate, you have the right to request correction. You must contact us and inform us about the inaccuracies and how to rectify the information.

In some instances, we are obliged to delete your personal data. This might be the case if you withdraw your consent. If you are of the opinion that your personal data is no longer necessary in accordance to the purpose for which we collected them, you are entitled to request deletion of your data. You can also contact us if you believe your personal data is being processed contrary to applicable law or other legal obligations.

We will investigate if the conditions are fulfilled, when you make a request of having your personal data rectified or erased. If so, we will carry out the amendments or deletion as soon as possible.

4.3 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data:

You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data. You can also object to our disclosure of your personal data for marketing purposes. You can use the contact information above to submit an objection.

If your objection is justified we will ensure the termination of the processing of your personal data. If you wish to make a complaint about our processing of your personal data, you have the right to contact the National Information Technology Development Agency (“NITDA”), +234 (0)816 740 1851, +234 (0)075 242 0189, e-mail: info@nitda.gov.ng.

5. Amendments:

ES Technologies reserves the right to amend this Privacy Notice at any time with an appropriate notice to you. The Terms in force at any time are available through the Service. If you continue to use the service, you are deemed to have accepted such changes.

6. Nigerian Law:

Our Service is based in Nigeria. The information we collect is governed by applicable Nigerian law. We operate the Services in Nigeria, and depending on your country of residence, the submission of Personal Information via the Services may involve transfer of personal information to Nigeria, or where our servers are located.

This Privacy Notice was last updated on May 25, 2021

* ES Technologies LTD has no connection, partnership or affliation with the NYSC, and C-Guide app is independently developed and maintained.

* NYSC and NYSC logo are registered Trademarks of NYSC Organization of the Nigerian Government.