Mozia Lawyers Website


Our Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

At Mozia Lawyers, we are committed to protecting the privacy of your “Personal Information” (which is inclusive of information that can point to the identity of the Informant Subject either by direct connection or indirect implication). These individuals may be clients, staff or relations of clients, Our staff at Mozia Lawyers, agents, lawyers seeking opportunities or touring Our website, law students or other persons within or outside Our establishment.
By this Privacy Statement, we wish to set out Our commitment to making sure that any Information falling into the category of Personal Information, especially as set forth by the Nigeria Data Protection Regulations (NDPR, hereinafter “The Regulations”), which Mozia Lawyers processes, is processed in compliance with relevant laws which regulate Information Protection in Nigeria as well as other applicable international Information Protection Laws and Policies. Mozia Lawyers is committed to ensuring that its processing of personal Information is carried out in compliance with the Law and International Best Practices.

2. Purpose of this policy

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) is aimed at ensuring effective legal representation within the bounds of the law without compromising Client Confidentiality or other relevant Personal Information without your consent or the order of a competent court or other authorized body as permitted by the relevant laws operative in Nigeria.
This Policy applies to all Personal Information processed by Mozia Lawyers and is part of our commitment to compliance with Information Protection, Privacy Laws and Regulations. All Mozia Lawyers staff are expected to fully comply with this policy subject to application of internal disciplinary measures for failure of compliance.

3. Who we are, What we do, How to contact us ?

This Website and our Services are solely operated by Mozia Lawyers (“we”, “us” or “our”). The Information controller responsible for your personal information processed via the Website or in relation to our Services is Mozia Lawyers.
Mozia Lawyers is a full service Law firm duly incorporated in Nigeria under the relevant law with Our Head office at Plot 87A, Okoro-Otun Avenue, Off Ikpokpan Road, G.R.A., Benin City, Nigeria. We also have offices in Lagos and Asaba.
For questions, inquiries or other clarifications in relation to this Policy, please contact us by sending an e-mail to [email protected]

4. Information protection principles

Mozia Lawyers processes your Information following the principles set out below: –

  • It is collected for specific and legitimate purposes.
  • It is limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.
  • It is kept in a form which permits identification of Data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal Information are processed.
  • It is processed for lawful purposes in a fair and transparent manner.
  • It is processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal Information, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.

5. Information we collect from you as you make use of our Website:

The scope of personal Information we process includes:

  • Information such as name, email address, browser location, phone number, contact address, employer, title, age, relationship affiliations, etc, with a person or organization.
  • Technical information (including your IP address): Information obtained from a visit to our website.
  • Confidential information: provided to us by or on behalf of our clients or generated by us in the course of providing legal services.
  • Any other information relating to you which you may provide to us.

6. How Information is collected

As a Law firm with primary operation in Nigeria, Mozia Lawyers collects Data from clients, staff, agents, lawyers, law students, job applicants or other persons inside or outside the firm in the following circumstances;

  • Through our website when you accept our cookies.
  • When you apply for employment or attachment with us.
  • When you retain our legal services.
  • When you contact us through your email, social media handles or when you subscribe to our newsletter or any of our products and services.

7. Procedure and Guidelines

Mozia Lawyers will:

  • Process all Information in compliance with the law.
  • Do nothing with your Information that you would not expect given the content of Our Policy and the fair processing or privacy notice.
  • Collect and process the personal Information that is required for purposes identified and voluntarily submitted by you in advance.
  • As far as possible, ensure that the personal Information held is accurate, or a system is in place for ensuring that it is kept up to date as far as is possible.
  • Ensure that necessary security is put in place to safeguard personal Information and only authorized personnel have access.
  • Ensure that personnel are adequately trained and supervised and made subject to appropriate disciplinary measures in case of proved negligence.

8. Cookies

By using our Website, you agree that we can place cookies on your device. If you wish to restrict or block any of our cookies, you should do this through the web browser settings for each browser you use and on each device you use to access the internet.
Note that some of the features of our Website may not function properly and/or be available to you if your web browser does not accept cookies. However, you can “always” allow cookies from our website by configuring it as “trusted website” in your computer or phone browser. The “Help” option in your web browser settings should direct you on how to make or apply this change, if desired. 

9. Responsibility for security

Mozia Lawyers take ultimate responsibility for Information protection. Premised on our commitment to ensure Lawyer-Client privilege at all times, it is our policy at Mozia Lawyers to exercise the utmost discretion regarding the information our clients entrust to us.

To this end, information entrusted to us shall not be deliberately divulged except by your consent or that of a court or body empowered by the law.

Information is stored by Mozia Lawyers and not outside of Nigeria or with a Third Party. However, your information may be transferred to our other offices or partners within or outside the country for purposes of rendering services contemplated in this policy in compliance with relevant Privacy rules and guidelines and in all cases, all partners, affiliates having access to your information shall be bound by the terms of this policy. Your information may also be stored for as long as it is required for the provision of services related thereto and in all other cases where it is no longer required, no longer than a period of six years or for such longer period we may require to prevent damage to storage write software or backup protocol.

Mozia Lawyers will delete all personal Information which are no longer required for the specified and agreed uses or of which consent has been withdrawn, provided that we are not legally required, entitled or otherwise authorized to continue to hold such Information.

10. Information Subject Rights

Mozia Lawyers will ensure that processes are put in place to ensure that it can facilitate any request made by an individual to exercise their rights under Information Protection Law in Nigeria.
We shall endeavour to review all requests without undue delay.

11. Monitoring and Review

This policy was created on 1st December, 2022 and shall be regularly monitored and reviewed, from time to time subject to notification of any amendments, modifications, deletions or alterations.