Privacy Policy

Our commitment to protecting the personal information received from people on our website

Our commitment to protecting the personal information received from people on our website

James Hope University (JHU) holds a position of trust and confidence with its corporate clients, and this explains our commitment to protecting the personal information received from our users. This page informs you of JHU Privacy Policy regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information when you use our online services, highlighting:

  • Who are we?
  • What personal information do we collect from our users?
  • How do we use the information we collect?
  • Will JHU share your personal information?
  • Cookies and how we use them
  • What are your rights regarding the personal information you provide us?
  • Updating your information


Who are we?

James Hope University (Lekki, Lagos) is a postgraduate university committed to cutting edge international standards of education. The university aspires to integrate global models of academic excellence to advance the knowledge economy, further innovations and breakthroughs, and rapidly propel the economic and sociocultural lives of humanity. Through strategic partnerships and collaboration with leading global academic institutions and crucial enablers, James Hope is developing a School of Business at the highest standards of academics. Funding of James Hope is robust; it is being built by Mr. Jim Ovia, Founder of Zenith Bank, through his non-profit foundation. The university plans to commence formal classes in September 2023. The initial degree programs will be at the master’s level.


What personal information do we collect from our users?

When you use JHU online services, contact us via phone or email, or apply to any of our programmes, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.

Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Name, nationality, gender, date of birth and religion
  • Contact details (address, email and phone number)
  • Communication preferences
  • Employment information (name of the organization, job title, level, work experience, industries worked in)
  • Educational background (institution(s), course and year of graduation)


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:

  • 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)
  • To provide customer care and support services
  • To improve our website and personalize our services in order to better serve you
  • To monitor the success of promotional campaigns
  • To follow up after correspondence (email, phone inquiries or live chat)
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues


We will not share or use 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 JHU share your personal information?

We may share your information with partner institutions in the event of a partnership programme. For instance, exchange programmes for postgraduate participants. On such occasions, we will provide a notice containing further information on the data transfer process.
Nevertheless, your information is confidential, and we will never share with third parties unless we are obliged by the law to do so.


Cookies and how we use them

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.

Cookies help us understand your preference based on previous or current site activity, thereby allowing us to provide you with an improved site experience.

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 if 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 key 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


Updating your information

You are advised to inform us if there is any change to your personal information 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 wish to update your personal information or exercise any of your rights regarding the personal information you provided to us, please contact our Data Protection officer:

If you have any questions regarding this Private Policy, please contact us:

James Hope University
Lekki-Epe Expressway
Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria



The general public is hereby informed that it has come to our notice that some unscrupulous persons are passing themselves off as representing or being affiliated with James Hope University. They have been appropriating parts of our brand identity with the intent to defraud unsuspecting members of the public in providing or selling application forms.

For the avoidance of doubt, James Hope University is a postgraduate institution and is not in affiliation with any organization for selling forms nor is yet to be opened for admissions, whether online or onsite.

James Hope University shall not be responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liabilities for, damages of any kind arising out of the use of, reference to, or reliance on any information from any person or organization claiming to represent us.

The general public should take note as anyone who engages with any agent or any other platform and material promoted by the imposters does so at his or her own risk.

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