Privacy Policy

Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) holds trust and confidence in informations received in any form, and our commitment to protecting the personal information received from our users is by no way shared with any cooperate, Military, Government or persons expect obligated by Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

This page informs you of our Privacy Policy regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information when you use our online services, stating:

  1. - Who we are?
  2. - What personal information do we collect from our users?
  3. - How do we use the information we collect?
  4. - Will BMU share your personal information? - What are your rights regarding the personal information you provide us?

Who are we?

BMU is a specialised medical university established to raise crops of professionally competent personnel in the multi-disciplinary study of medicine and allied medical sciences that are capable of identifying health needs and challenges of society and proffering solutions to such issues for the well-being of mankind.

What personal information do we collect from our users?

  1. - Name, Nationality, Gender, Date of birth and Religion
  2. - Contact details (address, email and phone number)
  3. - Communication preferences
  4. - Educational background (institution(s), course and year of graduation)
  5. - Test scores (GRE, GMAT)

We may also collect information on how our website is accessed and used, i.e Usage Data. This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

How do we use the information we collect? We use the personal information obtained from you for the following purposes:

  1. To contact you and provide you with up-to-date information about our products and services (programmes, starting dates and reminders, application tips, events and other relevant School activities)
  2. To provide customer care and support services
  3. To improve our website and personalise our services in order to better serve you
  4. To follow up after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
  5. We will not use or share personal information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without clear prior notice and the option to opt-out.

Will BMU share your personal information?

Your information is confidential and will not be shared with third parties unless we are obliged by the law to do so. We may share your information with partner institutions, Governmental Agencies, Cooperate Enterprises or Companies in the event of a partnership programmes, Scholarships, Jobs Openings or internships. On such occasions, we will provide a notice containing further information on the data transfer processes.

What are your rights regarding the personal information you provide us?

You are permitted to exercise the following rights:

Request access to your personal information as long as it does not breach the privacy of another individual. You will be able to rectify any inaccuracies or update information we hold about you. Please forward such requests or issues to:

Request to remove or delete your personal information from our records. We will, however, retain core information like your name and email address to ensure we do not contact you in future.

Withdraw consent earlier granted to process information

Request a copy of your personal information for use in other circumstances

Restrict the processing of your personal information even while we hold on to it

Update your information

You are advised to inform us if there is any change to your personal information so as to keep our database up-to-date.

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: Bayelsa Medical University