Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

We are Patricia Technologies Limited (“Patricia” or “the Company”). For the purpose of the Data Protection Legislation, Patricia is the data controller of Your (as defined below) Personal Information (herein defined).

For any access request, questions or inquiries about how we use Your Personal Information, please contact us at [email protected].

Patricia and its affiliates do not take Your trusting us with Your information for granted. The privacy of our Users is important to us and we are committed to safeguarding it responsibly and in accordance with the legal requirements of the countries in which we operate. Hence, this Privacy Policy explains the type of Your Personal Information which we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it.

2. Overview

This Privacy Policy describes Your privacy rights regarding how and when we collect, use, store, share and protect Your personal information across our website or site accessible at (“Site”), Application Programming Interface (APIs), Software Applications including web application and mobile application (“Apps”), email notifications and tools, regardless of how You use or access them.


Account: means an account opened and maintained by You with Patricia to enable You use or access the Services;

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing Laws: means the Federal Republic of Nigeria Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, Nigerian Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (as amended), the Central Bank of Nigeria (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in Banks and Other Financial Institutions in Nigeria) Regulations 2013, the Nigerian Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc.) Act, 2015, and all other applicable legislation relating to anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing in the Territory and the territory of its affiliates.

Applicable Laws means all laws in force and effect as of the date hereof and which may be enacted or brought into force and effect hereinafter in the applicable Territory, including statutes, rules, regulations, directions, bye-laws, notifications, ordinances and judgments having force of law, or any final interpretation by a court of law having jurisdiction over the matter in question as may be in force and effect during the subsistence of this Privacy Policy;

Cookies: A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to Your computer or mobile device. It enables us to remember Your account log-in information, IP addresses, web traffic, number of times You visit, browser type and version, device details, date and time of visits.

Data Protection Legislation: means the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation 2019, the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR') and all other application legislation relating to privacy or data protection in the Territory and the territory of its affiliates.
MyPatricia means the cryptocurrency exchange service offered by the Company on the Site pursuant to which a User or a Merchant may buy and sell cryptocurrency and accept cryptocurrency payments;

Personal Information: Any information that can be used to identify a living person including Identity Data such as Your full name and government issued identification number, Contact Data such as contact and email address, Financial Data such as credit or debit card information, bank account number, etc., taxpayer identification, it may also include anonymous information that is linked to You, for example, Your internet protocol (IP), log-in information, address, location, device or transaction data and/or such other data personally identifiable to You as specified in this Privacy Policy.

Services means access to the Site, APIs or Apps provided to you by Patricia which enables you to access MyPatricia either as a merchant or user, and other related services;

Territory means the location of the User whether Nigeria (as may be applicable);

User or You or Your: means user of the Site, APIs or Apps that has opened an Account with us and/or utilizes our Services.

Special Categories of Personal Information: means details about Your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about Your health and genetic and biometric data.

3. Objective

This Privacy Policy provides all persons whose Personal Information we hold with a description of the types of Personal Information we collect, the purposes for which we collect that Personal Information, the other parties with whom we may share Personal Information with, and the measures we take to protect the security of the data in relation to the Services.

We have outlined our Privacy Policy below.