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The Document: Enhancing The Digital Rights of Nonprofits

Citizens and citizen organisations work during a period when technology is driving the interdependence that characterises the quest for change. Computers, mobile connectivity, applications, internet are shaping the way civil society organisations address their vision and mission in ways that bring out solutions and opportunities for growth.

Internet and digital technologies are rapidly transforming the way organisations deliver change across Nigerian communities. Technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and big data will change the way civil society organisations carry out their business, given the volume of data generated by the sector.

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Civil society organisations collects a lot of personal data such as names, addresses, emails, telephone numbers, website addresses, social media handles and posts. These data are mostly collected from beneficiaries, staff, volunteers, donors, vendors, board and individuals who are only interested in receiving information (newsletters) about what your organisation does.


In developing the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), it is clear that the regulators were not thinking about nonprofits, their primary target seem to be companies in the business of collecting data however a further analysis of the broad scope of the rules capture almost any organisation who touches or processes data.


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Data Protection Self-Assessment for Nonprofits

This self-assessment toolkit has been created with nonprofit organisations in mind. It will be most helpful to small to medium sized organisations from the private, public and third sectors.

This assessment would enhance your organisation’s operational data protection efficiency by making sure personal information is accurate, relevant and safe while ensuring the data collected are used to inspire more target audience to take action.


here is the link to the checklist

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