The Veterinary Council of Nigeria (VCN) is the regulatory body responsible for the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery in Nigeria. The council oversees the training, practice, and professional conduct of veterinarians in the country.
The Veterinary Council of Nigeria ("VCN", "we", "us", "our") provides users with access to a rich collection of resources, services, and tools, including but not limited to registration, licensing, forums, and professional development resources.
You agree not to:
Use the Platform in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Platform.
Use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Platform.
Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with any person or entity.
Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Platform or its related systems or networks
All content on the Platform, including but not limited to designs, text, graphics, pictures, and information, are the proprietary property of VCN or its licensors. No content may be modified, copied, distributed, reproduced, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without VCN's prior written permission.
VCN is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Platform, whether caused by users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Platform.
VCN shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages resulting from the use or inability to use the Platform or any content therein.
VCN reserves the right to terminate your access to the Platform without any prior notice.
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Nigeria. Any disputes arising from these Terms or the use of the Platform shall be resolved by the competent courts of Nigeria
VCN may, at its sole discretion, modify these Terms at any time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms periodically for changes. By continuing to use the Platform after such modifications, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding these Terms, please contact us at support@VCN.gov.ng
We may collect personal identification information from Users in various ways, including but not limited to when Users visit our Website, register on the Website, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and make payment. Personal identification information may include but is not limited to, names, email addresses, phone numbers, and addresses. Users may visit our Website anonymously, and we will collect personal identification information only if voluntarily provided by the User
Information You Give Us. When you sign up for and use the VCN Services as an artist or listener, we may collect and store the Personal Information you provide, including:
Personal Identifiers. We receive the personal identifiers you provide (including, your name, email address, login and password, phone number, or similar identifiers) and use them to respond to and complete your requests, provide notifications, and communicate with you for registration, customer service, and informational purposes (including sending you confirmation emails, notices, updates, invoices, and security alerts), and for marketing purposes (including sending you news, promotions, and other information that we and our affiliates and partners believe may be of interest to you). We may also create internal identification and reference codes to identify you in our electronic systems.
Communications and Submissions. We collect the information and content you submit when you fill out a form, use the VCN Service, or otherwise voluntarily interact with us. We also collect the information you submit through contact, sign-up, and profile forms, email communications, and other submissions (including reviews, feedback, and surveys), and when you communicate with VCN service and support. We use this information to respond to and fulfill your requests, communicate with you about the VCN Service, and provide and improve our websites, products, and services.
Financial Information. We receive financial information such as payment cards, banking information, and other related information to process payments.
Privacy Choices. We receive and retain any opt-outs or other choices related to how we collect, use, and disclose Personal Information.
Other Information We Collect. We also may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of the services in ways that we describe to you at the point of collection or otherwise with your consent. You may choose not to provide us with certain types of information but doing so may affect your ability to use some of the VCN Services.
The Veterinary Council of Nigeria may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes
To improve customer service: Information provided helps us respond to User requests and support needs more efficiently.
To personalize User experience: We may use information collectively to understand how our Users as a group utilize the services and resources provided on our Website
To improve our Website: User feedback helps us improve our products and services.
To process payments: We may use the information Users provide when placing an order only to provide service related to that order.
To send periodic emails: We may use Users' email addresses to send them information and updates regarding their order, as well as occasional news and updates. Users may choose to unsubscribe from receiving future emails at any time
Service Providers. We share any of the personal information described above with service providers (including but not limited to payment processors, fraud detection vendors, and service-related technology providers) that provide services to you and us, including to help us maintain our databases and websites, administer emails, display content, and analyze website user activity. For example, we may provide your personal identifiers and commercial information to vendors so they can send you communications on our behalf. We require that service providers use Personal Information only for the purposes specified in our agreements.
Legal and Similar Disclosures. We may disclose Personal Information about you to law enforcement, the courts, our advisors, attorneys, and others who participate in the legal process, if necessary to do so by law or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to enforce or apply our contracts, conform or comply with the law or is necessary to protect us, the users of the websites, or others.
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Website.
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users' personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information that is not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and Users with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.