Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for the Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta 

Effective Date: 6th November, 2021

The Consulate General of Nigeria in Atlanta (“we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the personal information of individuals who interact with our services. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect, how we use it, and the measures we take to ensure your information is handled appropriately.

1. Information We Collect

We may collect the following types of information from you:

  • Personal Identification Information: Name, date of birth, gender, nationality, passport details, and other identification documents.
  • Contact Information: Address, email address, phone number.
  • Application Information: Details provided during the application process for passports, visas, emergency travel certificates, NIN, BVN, and other consular services.
  • Financial Information: Payment details for consular services.
  • Usage Data: Information about how you interact with our website, including IP address, browser type, pages visited, and the date and time of your visit.

2. How We Use Your Information

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

  • Processing Applications: To process and manage your applications for passports, visas, and other consular services.
  • Communication: To communicate with you regarding your application status, provide updates, and respond to inquiries.
  • Improving Services: To enhance our website and services based on user feedback and usage patterns.
  • Security: To protect against fraud and ensure the security of our systems and your information.

3. Information Sharing and Disclosure

We may share your information with:

  • Government Authorities: As required by law or for the purposes of fulfilling consular services.
  • Service Providers: Third-party service providers who assist us in processing applications and delivering services. These providers are contractually obligated to protect your information.
  • Legal Obligations: In response to legal processes or to protect our rights and interests.

4. Data Security

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. These measures include physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

5. Data Retention

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

6. Your Rights

You have the right to:

  • Access Your Information: Request a copy of the personal information we hold about you.
  • Correct Your Information: Request corrections to any inaccurate or incomplete information.
  • Delete Your Information: Request the deletion of your personal information, subject to legal requirements.
  • Object to Processing: Object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

7. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on our website, and the effective date will be updated accordingly.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:

Consulate General of Nigeria, Atlanta


Contact Us

Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Consular Days:

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays (except public holidays)

(770) 394-4671

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