Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. Please take a moment to read through this notice, which explains what information we collect about you, how we use it, and your rights. Okriks Market Nigeria trading as “Okriks” and/or “Okriks Market” is the company that controls the data collected via or in connection with and/or and/or and/or any associated website or App (the “Site”).

We take your privacy very seriously and want to ensure that you do not receive unwanted messages or spam due to your Okriks membership.

Most significantly:

We do not publish your email address on the website; you retain complete control over any emails sent to you by Okriks. We do not share your information with any other company for marketing purposes.

The following policy outlines how we manage your personal information in detail.

In conjunction with our terms of service (, refund policy (, and any other documents referred to therein, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand better our policies and practices regarding your data and how we will handle it.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may collect personal and non-personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and security data, payment information and social media login data.

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website and App, including information:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you use a contact form to communicate with us, we store your name and email address for the purpose of responding to your enquiry. We will not use this data for marketing purposes unless you opt in.

We may also retain your communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We and certain service providers operating on our behalf collect information about your activity on our Site using tracking technologies such as cookies. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements around the Site, gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, and better tailor our Site and services to meet your needs.

For further details regarding this use of tracking technologies, please see our Cookie Policy


Interest-Based Advertising

We partner with third parties that may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this and sites other websites in order to provide you with relevant advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. This type of advertising is sometimes called interest-based advertising. No personally identifiable information is collected or used in this process. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union click here) . Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.


Who we share your data with

We share personal data about our customers with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • With other members of our group of companies, as required for the Site’s operation.
  • With our suppliers and service providers, such as payment processors and delivery firms, who work for us.
  • With the assistance of our professional and legal consultants.
  • With third-party fraud protection and detection service providers.
  • With police enforcement or other government officials, for example, to report a fraud or to comply with a valid request.
  • With organizations such as local governments, the police, HMRC, animal welfare organizations, and trading standards in support of or in connection with investigations or potential or pending legal procedures.

If we sell any business assets, personal information about our customers may be given to a prospective buyer. In this case, we shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that the Privacy Policy’s requirements bind the buyer.

Otherwise, we will only do so with your cooperation or as permitted by law.

Okriks collaborates with reputable third parties to market your classified ads. You consent to our trusted partners sharing your publicly available information by posting advertisements on our Sites. Please get in touch with us at if you require any information on our third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we store your data

We work with service providers located throughout the world. As a result, your data may be processed in countries outside of West Africa, including countries where you may have fewer legal rights than you do under local law. For example, suppose we transmit personal data outside the European Economic Area. In that case, we will guarantee that your privacy rights are appropriately secured by applying suitable measures, including the EU’s standard contractual provisions. Kindly contact us if you require additional information regarding these measures.

We will retain your data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above, which may vary based on your interactions with us. For instance, if you purchase from us, we will retain a record of your transaction for the duration of the invoicing, tax, and warranty processes. Additionally, we may retain records of our interactions with you (for example, if you make a complaint about a product) for as long as necessary to defend us against a legal claim. We will erase your information if we no longer require it. Please be aware that if you unsubscribe from our marketing communications, we will retain your email address to ensure that you do not get marketing emails from us in the future.


Additional information

How we protect your data

The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to implement and maintain reasonable, commercially acceptable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we store, in order to protect it from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.

However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and we are unable to guarantee the absolute security of the Personal Information we have collected from you.


What data breach procedures we have in place

We have in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.


What third parties we receive data from

We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our websites or Service through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” adding the Service to your “favorites,” tweeting, manually entering your username and password into any of our Services or otherwise using any of the social media features presented on our Service or linking your account to any of our Services on another platform (e.g., Facebook), that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to