Personal data has emerged as the new oil with rising importance being afforded its protection in the society. This has led to the emergence of data privacy and protection legislations to safeguard and protect personal data of individuals. However, while the legislations on data privacy and protection, the NDPR and GDPR inclusive, have been laudable on the extent of the protection afforded to the natural persons, the same cannot be said of artificial persons who majority of the extant legislations fail to protect so far.

This piece aims at examining artificial persons, the likelihood of breach of their data, available protection under the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as well as the remedies available in case of data breach.

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