What information do we ask for?
The amount of information that we derive is strictly dependent on how you use our website. The personal information that we get from our users may include the data that we collect from the content you submit such as a professional email that you might have sent us. You have the right to not provide that kind of information to us. But should you choose not to, we might not be able to provide you with the full extent of our services and features of the website.
Below is a list of information that we might get from our website users:
- Email Address
- Telephone Number
- Internet Protocol (IP) Address
- Mobile Device ID
- Social Login Details
What do we do with this information?
We can use your information in the ways listed below. We are also required by law to state a “legal basis for processing”, i.e. to tell you on what grounds we are allowed to use your information, and this is also set out below:
|How we will use your personal information||Our legal basis for processing|
|To give you the information that you need; like newsletters, bulletins, and so on.||Consent – we only use this kind of information if you have decided to share it with us for a purpose. Our users are free to withdraw their consent at any time.|
|To give you appropriate responses to your queries related to the company and its policies.||Consent – we only use this kind of information if you have decided to share it with us for a purpose. Our users are free to withdraw their consent at any time.|
|To provide you with better alternatives when it comes to getting relevant information from our website.||Consent – we only use this kind of information if you have decided to share it with us for a purpose. Our users are free to withdraw their consent at any time.|
Our website can also derive some information from our users through automated means. This occurs when our users surf our website and leave behind browser cookies. The information that we get in this manner includes device IP address, domain name, identifiers associated with your devices, device and operating system type and characteristics, web browser characteristics, your interactions with the site (such as the web pages you visit, links you click), the pages that led or referred you to the site, dates and times of access to the site, and other information about how you attempted to use the site.
As per your rights, you will need to give your consent before we place cookies or similar technologies on your computer. You can sort and filter through the cookies that you want to download on your computer by choosing the appropriate settings on your web browser. Most contemporary web browsers have detailed guidelines on how to stop accepting new browser cookies, get notifications when they receive new browser cookies from a different source, and disable existing cookies. By clicking on their respective browser’s menus or by reading the information on www.allaboutcookies.org, users can get some help on how to do this. This website is not formatted to respond to “do not track” signals that it receives from different browsers. Users should note that they won’t be able to use all the features of the website without cookies and other automated tools.
Users should note that our company does not obtain any other personal information about your online activity and other online services. Our site uses third-party applications and analytics tools like Google Analytics. We use these third-party tools to derive data from our users (such as their email addresses, IP addresses, or cookies) to evaluate the website’s shape and diagnose the technical issues if any. You can learn more about how Google Analytics operates by visiting their website at www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
What are cookies?
Our website may use the information that we derive from our users’ cookies. Put simply, cookies are text files that contain little pieces of information which are downloaded onto your device whenever you surf or visit a website. Our website can recognize these cookies on your later visits to our site as cookies allow us to remember your prior visits. There are different types of cookies. Listed below are the primary types of cookies that are used.
First and third-party cookies
The detail that separates a first-party cookie from a third-party cookie is the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are the ones that are set by a website that the user is visiting; the website that is displayed on the window where the URLs are placed. Third-party cookies are the ones that are set by any domain other than that of the website that the user is visiting. When a user visits a website, third-party entity sets a cookie through that website; it’s called a third-party cookie.
The lifespan of these cookies on the user’s device is only till the time it’s specified in the cookie. The cookies are activated whenever the user visits the same website where the cookie was created.
Session cookies allow different websites to track and link the activities of a user during a browser session. A session starts when the user first opens the browser and ends when the browser window is closed. These cookies are temporary and are deleted once the browser is closed and the session ends.
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies allow users to enjoy the services that they have particularly asked for. These cookies are integral for allowing users to smoothly navigate through the website and access some of the secure features of the site. Without these cookies, many services will not be able to be provided to our visitors.
e.g., the ASP.NET cookie.
These cookies are meant to gather information about the web pages that you have visited. These cookies are collected to gather data on how different users use our website, which pages are visited frequently, which pages have the most engagement, and so on. All the information collected from these cookies is anonymous and is only used to improve the functionality of the website.
These cookies help the website to remember the choices that users make to improve their subsequent experiences. These cookies help the site to remember your choices from the previous visits and help the user get a more enhanced experience and more personal features. This kind of information remains anonymous, and we cannot use it to track your browsing activity on other websites.
Our website may have links to various third-party websites which we neither operate nor endorse. These websites might be able to use your cookies and collect your personal information and data as per their own privacy policies.
Your Rights and Choices
As per the applicable laws, you have the right to (1) request access to all the personal information and data that we maintain about you; (2) request that we update, correct, amend, erase or restrict the information; or (3) exercise your right to data portability, by contacting us as indicated below. Depending upon your regional laws and regulations, you have the right to raise complaints with a government regulator in case you are not satisfied with our response. You also have the right to withdraw the consent that you have provided to us beforehand or raise objections to the processing of your personal information at any time on legitimate grounds relating to your situation, and we shall apply your preferences in the future. To ensure that your data is private to you, we might be liable to take some steps to confirm your identity before we grant you your request for access to your information. To the extent permitted by applicable law, a charge may apply before we provide you with a copy of any of your personal information that we maintain.
Other Online Services and Third-Party Features
The website might also provide links to various other internet services and online websites keeping in mind your convenience and information (like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and so on). These third-party entities might operate quite differently from us. The privacy policies of these third-party entities are subjected to the statements and privacy regulations of these entities. To this extent, any linked online services or third-party features are not owned or controlled by us.
Retention of Personal Information
How We Protect Personal Information?
We make it a point to install administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to uphold our responsibility of protecting the personal information that we obtain through the Site from accidental or unlawful release, unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure, or use.
How to contact us?
If you want to exercise your rights regarding your personal information, or if you need any of your queries solved in relation to the use and security of your personal information, please let us know by contacting us at the following address:
15, Floor M, AL HAAREB BUILDING,
Oud Metha, Dubai,
United Arab Emirates