Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

Your privacy is of utmost importance to us!

It is NaijaSubway’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This privacy policy (Privacy Policy) applies to (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, “our” or “https://naijasubway”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this Privacy Policy to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through NaijaSubway and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and Conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website.
Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

NaijaSubway Visitors

Like most website operators, NaijaSubway collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. NaijaSubway’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how NaijaSubway’s visitors use its Website. From time to time, NaijaSubway may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

NaijaSubway also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our web platform NaijaSubway only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described above and through the rest of this Privacy Policy.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to NaijaSubway’s website choose to interact with NaijaSubway in ways that require NaijaSubway to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that NaijaSubway gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at NaijaSubway to provide a username and email address.

We may collect first name, maiden name, last name, nickname, phone numbers, email addresses, business email, social media, and other similar data. We may also collect data from surveys, and other similar data as well as passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.

For users that register on our Website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time, except they cannot change their username. Website administrators at NaijaSubway can also see and edit the above-mentioned information. The data is stored on NaijaSubway’s server for a minimum of one (1) year from the date and time the account is deleted, for legal purposes, unless the period of one (1) year is extended by law. When the one (1) year period comes to an end and we have no legitimate reason to keep your information, it will be deleted or anonymized, or, if this is not possible, i.e. your data is stored in a backup archive, it will be stored securely and be isolated from further processing till the time that deletion is possible. The account can be deleted (1) by the user; (2) by NaijaSubway’s administrators per request from the user; (3) due to violation of terms and conditions.

Is Personal Information from Minors Collected by Us?

NaijaSubway does not knowingly obtain personal information or market services and/or products to children under the age of eighteen (18) years. By using, you acknowledge that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or a guardian or parent of such minor and give consent to that minor’s dependent or independent use of Should it come to NaijaSubway’s attention that we are in possession of personal information of users that are less than eighteen (18) years of age, the account will be deactivated immediately and reasonable steps will be taken to remove such data from NaijaSubway’s servers as soon as possible. Only data required by law will be kept until the relevant authorities clear us to delete the data permanently.

How Personal Information is Used

The personal information we collect through our Services may be used for an array of business objectives as described below. NaijaSubway process your personal information for these objectives in reliance with our legitimate business interests, for the purpose to perform or enter into a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. NaijaSubway’s objectives are listed below and the specific processing grounds are explained next to each objective.

NaijaSubway may use the information collected or received:

  • To ease account creation and login process. If you choose to link a third-party account (such as your Facebook or Google account) with us, we use the information that you allowed us to gather from those third parties, to ease account creation and login processes for the performance of the contract. Refer to the section headed “Usage of Social Media Logins” for a more thorough explanation.
  • To send administrative information through to you. NaijaSubway may use the personal information you provided to send you new Feature, Service and Product information and/or information about adjustments to our Policies, Terms of Services or other documentation relevant to this Website.
  • To possibly post testimonials. We may post testimonials on our Services and it may contain some personal information. Before posting a testimonial, an NaijaSubway administrator or staff member will obtain consent from you in order to use personal information i.e. your name and testimonial. If you wish to have your testimonial updated or deleted, please feel free to contact us at and include your testimonial location, name, and contact information.
  • To attempt to deliver targeted advertising to you. At NaijaSubway, we may possibly use some of your information to display and develop advertising and content, and we may work with some third parties who also do so, tailor-made to your location and/or interests and to determine its effectiveness.
  • To perhaps request Feedback. We may possibly use some of your information to ask for feedback and contact you about your opinion and use of our Services.
  • To protect our Services. Some parts of your information may be used by NaijaSubway as part of efforts to keep the Services on our Website secure and safe i.e. for fraud prevention and monitoring.
  • To enforce our Policies and Terms & Conditions for Legal Reasons, Business Purposes and, Contractual.
  • To prevent harm and respond to legal requests. If NaijaSubway receives a legal request such as a subpoena or any other related legal requests, there may be a need for us to inspect the data we hold on’s servers to determine how to respond.
  • To manage our user accounts. We may use some of your information to keep our account in working order as well as to manage our account.
  • To extend support to and respond to inquiries from users. NaijaSubway may use information of you to respond to your questions and try to solve possible issues you may have with the use of our Website.
  • For other Business related Purposes. At NaijaSubway, we may use your information for other types of Business Purposes, such as identifying usage trends, data analysis, determining the efficiency of our marketing campaigns and to assess and better our Website, Services, marketing and products to enhance your experience. We may probably store and use this information in anonymized and aggregated form to not have it associated with individual end-users and so it does not consist of personal information. NaijaSubway will not use identifiable personal information without consent from you.
Who We as NaijaSubway Share Your Information with

Your data will only be shared with the following third parties. The parties have been categorized for you to easily understand the purpose of NaijaSubway’s data processing and collection methods. If data was processed by us with your consent and you would like to revoke your consent, please feel free contact us at

  • Direct Marketing, Advertising, and Lead Generation
    • None currently
  • Affiliate Marketing Programs
    • None currently
  • Allow Users to Connect to their Third-Party Accounts
    • Facebook
    • Google
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
  • Communicate and Chat with Users
    • Comments
  • Social Media Sharing
    • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google
  • Social Media Advertising
    • None currently
  • SPAM Filtering
    • Google reCAPTCHA
  • User Account Registration and Authentication
    • Facebook
  • Web and Mobile Analytics

Note that your information may be shared with other users if such information is posted in the public area of Information shared in public areas of our Website can be viewed by any visitors and can be distributed publicly. NaijaSubway takes no responsibility for any personal information posted by users in public areas of our Website.

Your information may be processed if we feel it is reasonably necessary to reach NaijaSubway’s legitimate business interests. In the event that we entered into a legitimate contract with you, information may be used to fulfil terms in the contract.

NaijaSubway may share or transfer personal information with regards to, or during negotiations of, any sale, sale of company assets, financing, merger, acquisition of a portion or all of our business to some other company.

Some information may be shared with business partners if we find it reasonably necessary.

Information by third-party advertisers may be stored in cookies from our Website. See the section headed “Cookies” for more information.

Some information will be shared with legal authorities should it be required by law.

International Transferring of Your Information’s servers are located in South Africa. Should you access it from outside, take note that some or all of your information may be transferred, processed and stored by NaijaSubway and will be transferred to the above-mentioned third parties who may be located in other countries outside of South Africa.

Should you reside in the European Economic Area, please note that some of these countries where your information is sent, may not have data protection or similar laws as thorough as in your country. NaijaSubway will, however, take the necessary precautions to protect your information as best we can and according to this Privacy Policy and applicable laws.

Google Analytics

NaijaSubway’s Website makes use of Google Analytics to analyse web traffic. Google Analytics makes use of cookies to analyse your use of Information gathered includes frequency, time and place of your visits.

Google Analytics transmits your information to their servers in the United States of America. Refer to the earlier section headed “Automatic Collection of Potentially Personally-Identifying Information” for more information that Google Analytics may collect. Also, see the section headed “Cookies” for more information on how our Website uses cookies and how to disable the use of cookies.

Google Analytics uses your information to analyse how you use our Website and to compose reports on our site activity, as well as to supply other services in connection with our Website.

Google may transfer this information to its third parties where it is required by law or where third parties process this information on Google’s behalf.

NaijaSubway does not have control over and take no responsibility for Google’s transference of your information to its third parties. We strongly recommend you read Google’s privacy policy for more information on its use of your information.

Google Analytics uses web beacons which are electronic images, also known as single pixel gifs, and are used together with cookies to compose aggregated stats to analyse how NaijaSubway’s Website is used.

NaijaSubway enabled the IP anonymisation extension using Google Analytics. This means that Google abbreviates and anonymises your IP address prior to transferring it. This is done especially for visitors from EU/EEA member states.

To read more on personal information transferred from EU/EEA member states to their Unites States servers and Google’s EU-US Privacy Shield, click on this link.

Google Analytics also has the option to deactivate the gathering of your information. The add-on is available for Microsoft Internet Explorer 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera and can be installed from this link. This add-on does, however, only disable transmission of information to Google Analytics and not prevent the transmission of information to NaijaSubway’s servers or any other analytics services we deploy. Should we use any other analytic services, we will communicate it in this Privacy Policy.

The Google Tag Manager (GTM) is used to manage HTML tags and JavaScript used for analytics and tracking on websites. A tag is a code element, among other things, that is used to calculate traffic and measure visitor behaviour. It is used to grasp the effect of social channels and online advertising, to set up remarketing towards specific target groups, as well as to test and optimise websites. GTM makes our life easier to manage and integrate our tags. We use GTM on to use Google Analytics and will in the future use Facebook Conversion Pixels and Twitter tailored audience. The same privacy policy applies for GTM as for Google Analytics. Read the terms of use of the GTM here.

If you deactivated Google Analytics as described in the previous paragraph, GTM takes the deactivation into account.

Google reCAPTCHA

This Website uses Google reCAPTCHA. It is used to block or reduce SPAM on to keep the Website free from bots and other machines trying to access it. Also, it is done to protect submissions to forms (used for registering, commenting etc.) on this Website, made by you.

We want to do all in our power make sure our Website is free of spammers, machines and bots. We want to make sure that features, including but not limited to registering and commenting, on this Website is not (ab)used by these machines and spambots. It is used to check whether requests are done by a person and if so, grant the request.

The reason for using personal data is to render the service useful, meet its legal requirements and obligations, react to legal requests from the service provider (Google Inc.), protect its interests and rights and its third parties or user’s interests and rights and to identify fraudulent or malicious activity.

Should information not stated above need to be transferred to other third parties not mentioned above, you will be contacted and choose to share or not to share that information.

Google reCAPTCHA could possibly use personal data collected from you to analyse traffic to decide whether to allow or block your request. This personal data includes, but is not limited to, all cookies Google placed in your browser during the last six months, the amount of mouse clicks or touches on touch screen enabled devices on the screen where reCAPTCHA is located, CSS data from that page, date, browser’s current language, plug-ins installed in the browser, all Javascript and usage data. More information on Cookies and how it is used by this Website can be found under the heading “Cookies” in this Privacy Policy.

For this plugin to work effectively, it sends your IP address and potentially other information required by Google to their servers for analysis. Google will not use your IP address, as acquired by Google’s reCAPTCHA, with other data already in Google’s possession. All data falls under Google’s (Google Inc.) data protection regulations. To read more about it, read Google’s privacy policy.

For persons living in member states of the EU or other states in the European Economic Area, IP addresses are previously truncated and anonymized by Google. It could so happen in unique cases that the full IP address will be sent to a Google Ireland Limited server in Ireland or to Google LLC in the United States and be truncated in the aforementioned countries.

Google will use information gathered from reCAPTCHA to, on behalf of, assess the use of this service by you.

If you should choose to not provide the data needed by Google, the reCAPTCHA will be unable to function properly and deliver its services to you.

The location from where this service is accessed will determine whether Google LLC or Google Ireland Limited will provide this service for you.

By agreeing to this privacy policy when you entered this Website, you agree to Google’s privacy policy, their terms of use, and you give consent to Google (Google Inc.) to process the abovementioned information about you in the methods and for the intents as discussed in this section about reCAPTCHA.

Google Maps

Our Website makes use of Google Maps APIs. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you agree to the Terms of Service and privacy policy of Google (Google Inc.) as well.

You hereby give NaijaSubway permission to access and/or cache your location. You can revoke your consent to accessing and/or caching your location on at any time, by sending an email to All relevant data, except those required to be kept by law for one (1) year, will be deleted from our servers.

Usage of Social Media Logins

Our Website allows you the option to register and log in to your account with us, using your third-party social media account details, for example, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook logins. Should you choose this option, we will gain some profile information about you from the relevant social media provider. That information may differ, depending on the social media provider, but may include your name, surname, e-mail address, profile picture, friend list and other relevant information you and the social media provider choose to share with us.

Social Media login may be used should you not be signed in and click on a social share button for social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google etc. Cookies may be set to remember you on the next time you use our Website. See the heading “Cookies” for more information.

Information gained from social media accounts will only be used for objectives described in this Privacy Policy or which are in other means explained to you. Note that we have no control over and take no responsibility for alternative uses of your personal information by any of your third-party social media providers. We recommend you to review each social media account’s privacy policy to gain understanding as to how they collect, share and use your personal information, and which settings you can use in their privacy preferences on their apps and sites.

What Rights YOU Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on our Website or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you from‘s server. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you reside in the European Economic Area and feel or believe that we are unlawfully treating and processing your personal information, you have the right to lodge a complaint at your local data protection supervisory authority. Follow this link to their contact details.


If you upload images to NaijaSubway’s Website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data, EXIF GPS included. Most smartphones, phablets, tablets, portable computers and some digital cameras have automatic GeoTagging enabled and can mark the location, and in a lot of cases, the exact location where a picture was taken. Consult your device’s operating system manual to find out if GeoTagging can be disabled. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the Website.


An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue, should we decide to activate automatic comment posting, and not by approving each comment manually.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information on, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Some advertisements may not be affiliated with our Website and may link to other websites, mobile applications or online services. Read the section headed “Links to External Sites” for more information.

Several advertisements may be sourced directly and doesn’t use cookies or web beacons. Those ads are static images loaded on to and don’t collect any personally identifying information about you to display the ad.

NaijaSubway may be affiliated with some of the partners that advertise using static images and may receive commission on sales made by the partners.

Static advertising partner’s names and other details, if necessary, will be listed with all other advertising partners under the heading “Our Advertising Partners”.

Our Advertising Partners

Some advertisers on our Website may use web beacons and cookies to deliver advertisements to you. Find a list of our advertising partners below. Each partner’s information page, privacy policy containing information about their usage of user data and in case it exists, opt-out instructions, is listed below each partner’s name.

  • Google Ads
Links to External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites, products or services. We strongly recommend that you read their privacy policies, terms and conditions and disclaimers.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s device, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. NaijaSubway uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of, and their website access preferences. NaijaSubway visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their devices should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using, with the drawback that certain features of may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Nearly every web browser is configured to accept cookies by default. You can disable and delete these cookies in your browser settings. Head over to Google and type your browser’s name and ‘disable and delete cookies’, i.e. ‘chrome disable and delete cookies’.

To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Services visit

To enrich and perfect your online experience, NaijaSubway uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your device.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to NaijaSubway’s use of cookies.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content e.g., videos, images, articles, etc. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. NaijaSubway strongly recommends you read the privacy policies and terms and conditions of any third party website embedded on a post, comment or page on

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

NaijaSubway discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on NaijaSubway’s behalf or to provide services available at NaijaSubway’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using NaijaSubway’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. NaijaSubway will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, NaijaSubway discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when NaijaSubway believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of NaijaSubway, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of and have supplied your email address, NaijaSubway may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with NaijaSubway and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request, for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms, we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. NaijaSubway takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

At NaijaSubway, we implemented the suitable organizational and technical security protocol that is designed to guard any personal information processed by us. Notwithstanding, keep in mind that the internet itself is not 100% secure. We at NaijaSubway cannot guarantee the safety of the internet itself. Transmission of personal information from and to our server is at own risk. We recommend that you only access our Website and Services from within a safe and secure environment.

Your Account with Us

To change or review any information in your account with us, or if you would like to terminate your account, you can:

  • Log into your account, navigate to the account settings and update any information yourself;
    • Username cannot be changed;
  • Contact us on to have information changed or the account terminated.

When the request to have your account terminated is received, NaijaSubway will deactivate or delete your account as well as other information linked to you, except for information that has to be kept as instructed by law. NaijaSubway will retain the aforementioned information on its server for a minimum of one (1) year. The reason for preserving information as instructed by law, is to prevent fraud, assist with investigations if necessary, enforce the Terms Of Services, troubleshoot problems and or to, as mentioned previously, comply with specific legal requirements.

Opt-out of marketing through email: To unsubscribe from any marketing emails from NaijaSubway at any time, you can click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the emails we send, or you can contact us on and NaijaSubway will remove you from the marketing email list. By removing you from our marketing email list, you will, however, remain on our administration email list to keep you updated with any administration related emails for example when this Privacy Policy or our Terms Of Services changes, as well as matters related to your account and any other administration related matters.

Aggregated Statistics

NaijaSubway may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its Website. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, NaijaSubway does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Breach of Data

A privacy breach happens when there is unapproved access to or collection, disclosure, disposal or use of personal information. NaijaSubway will inform all users, if contact information exists on the user, and if we believe that they are at risk of any severe harm.

Should a security breach occur, which can or has resulted in unapproved access to or collection, disclosure, disposal or use of personal information, and NaijaSubway becomes aware of it, NaijaSubway will promptly investigate and be in contact with the relevant supervisory authority, no later than 72 (seventy-two) hours after becoming aware of the breach, unless the personal data breach will likely not pose any danger or risks to the privacy rights of the affected users.

Do-Not-Track Features

The majority of web browsers, mobile applications and mobile operating systems have a Do-Not-Track (DNT) setting or feature that can be activated to notify your privacy preferences to not have your online browsing activities collected and monitored. No uniform technology standard has been finalized to recognize and implement DNT triggers. Therefore, we do not, at present, respond to DNT triggers from browsers or any other system that automatically communicates your preference not to be tracked. Should a standard for online tracking be adopted and we must lawfully follow it in the future, NaijaSubway will communicate the changes by updating our Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, NaijaSubway may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in NaijaSubway’s sole discretion. NaijaSubway encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change. Changes will be communicated through the popup on the homepage, as well as through email, only to registered users. The date when updates were implemented will also be updated at the bottom of this page.

Acceptance of this Policy

You acknowledge that you have read this Privacy Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing the Website you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use or access the Website.

Our Contact regarding this Policy

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at

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