Privacy Policy


This is the Privacy Statement and Policy (“Privacy Statement”)
for Sigma Consulting Group, . and its affiliates (“SCG”). This
Privacy Policy was last updated on 19th July, 2022


SCG understands that your privacy is important. SCG is committed
to protecting your privacy and personal information you provide or as you
access and use materials on (the “Site”), including the Site
subscription pages or other websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy
Statement. In addition, information that you submit to SCG in response to an
email request for information or other outreach from SCG, or through SCG’s
employment application processes, will be treated in accordance with this Privacy

SCG may, in its discretion, amend this Privacy Statement from
time to time. To ensure you are able to remain informed about the information
we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be
reflected here. This Site may contain links to external sites which are not
governed by this Privacy Statement. SCG does not take responsibility for the
privacy practices of any third party sites to which we link. We encourage you
to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information


Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. By browsing our
website and expressly consenting where required (for instance, when submitting
your application), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement.


What information do we collect?

SCG collects information from you when you create your account
for the Site, request copies of publications, subscribe for email newsletters
and press releases, seek additional information regarding our services or
employment opportunities, databases, or register for conferences and other SCG-sponsored
events. If you do not provide such information, you will not be able to create
an account for the Site, request copies of publications, subscribe for email
newsletters and press releases, seek additional information regarding our
services or employment opportunities.

Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses,
e-mail addresses, phone numbers, unique personal identifiers, financial
information, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information.

In addition, we sometimes aggregate demographic information and
the types of systems and browsers of users SCG also may conduct user surveys on
the Web or use technologies to provide SCG with information on a number of
areas, such as user identity, user viewing habits, whether or not users found
what they were searching for, whether the Site content is relevant to user
needs, and the like.

How do we use personal information?

The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend
on the use of the Site and the personal information provided. We process your
personal information:

(i) for the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests
pursued by SCG. This includes:

  • Informing
    you about updates to the service and notifying you about other products
    and services offered by SCG that may be of interest to you, including
    information regarding publications and events
  • Tailoring
    your experience at the Site with relevant SCG materials
  • Understanding
    the Site’s user population, identifying subject areas of interest, and
    determining whether the Site is designed to work with the computer
    settings of a majority of our visitors
  • Measuring
    and improving the effectiveness of SCG marketing programs across different
  • Improving
    our web content and navigation.

(ii) on the basis of your consent. Insofar as you have granted
us consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (for
example, your application form for employment with SCG), the lawfulness of such
processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

(iii) for compliance with a legal obligation. This includes
anti-fraud and anti-money laundering measures as well as tax and social security

We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available
your personal information to other parties, except that we may disclose the
information to third parties who perform services on our behalf and have a need
to access the information in connection with those services. Any third parties
will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits
that SCG itself is permitted to process that data. In addition, SCG may
disclose your contact information in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights
owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other
proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or
otherwise provided to SCG.


The third parties with whom we may need to share personal
information to help us provide services and products to you and to run our
Website include:

  • our
    subsidiaries or affiliates;
  • our
  • our
    third party service providers who process information on our behalf to
    help run some of our internal business operations including email
    distribution, IT services and marketing and events services;
  • our
    business partners for publications and events co-organized by SCG and
  • law
    enforcement bodies in order to comply with any legal obligation or court

Because SCG is a global organization we need to transfer
personal information which is collected on the Site or through other means
across the SCG group of companies to help operate our business efficiently. This
also includes third parties located in different countries around the world,
including outside of the EEA. These arrangements may involve your personal
information being located in various countries around the world e.g. United
Kingdom where privacy laws differ. We only make these arrangements or transfers
where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to
protect information held in that country. In addition, the Site may be viewed
and accessed anywhere in the world including countries that may not have laws
regulating the use and transfer of personally identifiable information. By
using the Site, submitting information through this site, or submitting
personal information to SCG through other means you voluntarily consent to such
international transfer and hosting of such information to those countries and


SCG retains your personal information for so long as is
necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your
personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or
may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.


If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further
communications from us in any or all forms you will have the ability to
unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every
e-mail that is sent to you by us. When subscribing to SCG e-mail newsletters,
you are given the opportunity to select which promotions, news, and information
you would like to receive at the time of sign up, and you will have the
opportunity to unsubscribe from such communications.


SCG may use cookies on this Site and in our communications with
you to keep track of your visit to our Site and our communications with you. A
“cookie” is a small amount of data sent from a Web server to your browser and
stored on your computer’s hard drive. Other tracking technologies work
similarly to cookies and place a small amount of data on your devices to
monitor your website activity to allow us to collect information about how you
use our Site and our services. With most internet browsers, you can erase
cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning
before a cookie is stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser
instructions or you can visit which will give
you more information. Once you have given your consent to use cookies we shall
store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for next time. If
you wish to withdraw consent at any time you will need to delete our cookies
using your web browsers settings. Please be advised that certain sections or
functionalities of the Site may be inaccessible to you if your browser does not
accept cookies.

We use the following types of cookies:

“Required Cookies” are required to operate this site.

“Functional Cookies” are used to store choices and preferences,
providing a convenient browsing experience.

“Advertising Cookies” are used by us or third-party providers to
analyze how the Site and our services are used, including the following types:

Adobe Analytics. This website uses Adobe Analytics, a web
analytics and marketing service provided by Adobe Systems Incorporated
(“Adobe”). Adobe uses HTTP “cookies” and similar technologies to collect
information to measure and understand how users use this website. This includes
user activity tracking on this website, including pages visited and links
clicked. SCG does this to provide you with experiences and marketing messages
based on your likely interests. The information generated by the cookie about
your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and
stored by Adobe. Adobe may also transfer this information to third parties
where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the
information on Adobe’s behalf. Adobe will not associate your IP address with
any other data held by Adobe. You may opt-out of cookies by visiting our
cookies page. You may also refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate
settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do opt-out you may
not be able to use the full functionality of this website. To find out more
about Adobe Analytics, Adobe’s privacy policy and opting out of its cookies
please visit:

Web beacons. SCG includes a web beacon, which is a graphic
image, in a majority of the HTML email messages we send. SCG uses web beacons,
alone or in conjunction, with cookies to compile information about your usage
of SCG websites and interaction with emails from SCG. We use the capability to
determine whether or not an email has been received, opened, or when an URL has
been clicked inside of an email that directs you to one of SCG’s websites.
These web beacons are used to: (i) operate and improve SCG websites, services,
and email communications, (ii) send emails in a format users can read and (iii)
track the aggregate number of emails opened. The web beacon does not collect
your personal information, however the information compiled by the web beacon
allows us to tie a user to information SCG has collected in data collection
process as set out in this Privacy Statement. You may refuse the use of web
beacons by selecting the appropriate settings on your email program to disable
image and refraining from clicking on any links in email messages.

By continuing to browse or use our Sites and services, you agree
that we can store and access cookies and other tracking technologies as
described herein. To view a detailed list of cookies used on, 
click here.

Heap. This website uses Heap, a web analytics service provided
by Heap, Inc. Heap uses cookies to identify website users, which are text files
placed on your device to help the website analyze how users use the website.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (including
your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Heap on servers in the
United States. Heap will use this information for the purpose of evaluating
your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website
operators and providing other services relating to website activity. By using
this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Heap in the
manner and for the purposes set out above. You can configure your browser to
accept or reject these cookies and Heap will respect this decision by not using
other means to track you.


SCG has in place appropriate technological and operational
security processes designed to protect personally identifiable information from
loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorized employees and
contractors will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is
limited by need. Each employee or contractor having access to any
personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its
confidentiality. Although we take steps that are generally accepted as industry
standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, SCG cannot
guarantee that your personally-identifiable information will not become
accessible to unauthorized persons and SCG cannot be responsible for any
actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over
the internet or any public computer network.



This website contains links to other Web sites not operated by SCG.

SCG is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content
of any non-SCG web sites to which we link from the Site. We are not responsible
for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting
other websites and sites not governed by our Privacy Statement. We cannot
control the content or security of such websites. We cannot be held responsible
for any loss or damage incurred by a user as a result of visiting such
websites. No links are intended to be, nor should be construed as, an
endorsement of any kind by us of that other website.


SCG complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. SCG
may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal
authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or
administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and
regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the
event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Site or a
violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through the
Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business
partners or legal authorities.


In accordance with applicable data protection laws, including
but not limited to the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), you
have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you
and details of how we use that information. If any of the information held
about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify
it, please follow the process outlined below and we will amend our records
where appropriate. You also have the right to require us to erase your personal
data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your
personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or
to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other
legal justifications to continue processing. If you think we may have incorrect
personal information, or would like a copy of the personal information we hold
on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please 
contact us. Please note that we need you to prove who you are before we
can provide you with any information.

You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a relevant
supervisory authority.


SCG understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy,
particularly in their online interactions. This Site is not designed for and
does not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and


Your access to and use of the Site are subject to this Privacy
Statement and certain other terms and conditions, contained in our 
Terms and Conditions of Use.


For further questions you may contact the appropriate data
protection point of contact:

Data Protection Office
Sigma Consulting Group

Plot Al, Oluwalogbon House.

Obafemi Awolowo Way,





United Kingdom
Data Protection Officer

Sigma Holdings & Investment Ltd

128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX