Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Arab Architects is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its Website Users. In order to provide its Users with details of products or services it may offer, Arab Architects will need to collect information from the Users for this purpose. Arab Architects has therefore formulated this policy (“Policy”) to explain how such information will be treated. Furthermore, this Policy also explains Arab Architects’ use of cookies.

  1. INTRODUCTION 
  • This Policy shall be read and is considered as an integral part of the Terms, which are the Terms of Use, Acceptable Use Policy, Website Disclaimer and any other terms and conditions relating to Arab Architects Network and Services.
  • Arab Architects may review this Policy from time to time and may require to make changes or additions to the same that may affect the way it handles Users’ data. Arab Architects shall indicate on this Website the date on which the Policy has been amended so Users are encouraged to check this Policy regularly.
  • Third Party websites accessed through this Website are not covered by this Policy and Arab Architects accepts no responsibility or liability in respect of such third party websites.
  • Any use of the Website by the Users shall indicate acceptance of the Policy and agreement to allowing processing of their information in accordance therewith. If Users do not agree to this Policy, they must refrain from using the Website immediately.
  1. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Arab Architects may collect, store and use any personal information provided by Users, including but not limited to, name, address, telephone number, email address and other contact details, in addition to any other information relating to the Users which they may provide (collectively, “Personal Information”).
  • Before Users disclose Personal Information of another person, they must obtain that person’s approval to both the disclosure and the processing of such Personal Information by Arab Architects in accordance with this Policy.
  1. Use OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Arab Architects and its affiliates may process the Users’ Personal Information for purposes, including but are not limited to, the following:
  • administering the Website and business;
  • administering its relationship with the Users;
  • providing any of Arab Architects Network and Services or information requested by the Users;
  • providing of any information about products or services;
  • monitoring and auditing usage of the Website;
  • personalising the Website for Users;
  • sending Users their statements, invoices, payment reminders and for the purpose of collecting payments from the Users;
  • sending non-marketing communications to Users;
  • sending notifications specifically requested by the Users;
  • sending newsletters that Users have subscribed for;
  • sending marketing communication that Users have agreed to receiving;
  • processing inquiries, complaints and disputes;
  • securing the Website and preventing fraud; and/or
  • monitoring compliance with the Terms within the applicable laws
  • Arab Architects may require to appoint others for the purpose of providing services to Users or in the discharge of its obligations. The Personal Information will not be disclosed to any third parties unless the Users’ approval has been given or where this disclosure is in accordance with the applicable laws.
  • Transmission of data over the Internet is not entirely secure and therefore, is done at the Users’ risk. While Arab Architects does its best to protect Personal Information, it cannot guarantee the security of the information transmitted to its Website.
  • Arab Architects adopts rigorous policies and technical measures to protect the Personal Information from accidental loss, improper use, disclosure and unauthorized access. Arab Architects shall also adopt all reasonable precautions to ensure that all employees who have a need to access the Personal Information are appropriately trained.
  1. CHANGES OR DELETION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Where applicable, Users may view, update, amend or delete their Personal Information when they register online for any of Arab Architects Network and Services. Any such modification can be done via logging onto the Website and following the relevant instructions. Users are encouraged to periodically check and verify their Personal Information to ensure that it stays up to date and is accurate.
  • Subject to all applicable laws in this regard, Arab Architects reserves the right to retain some or all of the Users’ Personal Information, after closure of their account for the purposes of compliance with legal obligations, the collection of debts, resolution of disputes or others.
  1. MARKETING
  • Arab Architects may occasionally contact Users with information about Arab Architects Network and Services which it thinks may be of interest to the Users, subject to obtaining prior consent to being contacted in this way or in accordance with the relevant legal requirements.
  • Users can contact Arab Architects at the details below in the event they no longer wish to receive marketing information.
  1. NEWSLETTERS

Arab Architects may send periodic newsletters, subject to Users subscribing to the same. Users may unsubscribe at any time by following the relevant instructions in the newsletters.

  1. MONITORING AND RECORDING CALLS

Arab Architects may record telephone calls for the purposes of quality monitoring and/or staff training, subject to the applicable laws in this regard. All recorded calls will be kept secure and shall not be disclosed unless for the purposes set out herein.

  1. USE OF COOKIES
  • Arab Architects uses cookies to record session information.
  • By using this Website and agreeing to this Policy, Users consent to the use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Policy.
  • Blocking and/or deleting cookies may have a negative impact on the usability of this Website, is likely to affect the Users’ online experience and prevent the Users from full utilization of the same.
  1. USERS’ RIGHTS
  • Users may request a copy of their Personal Information held by Arab Architects, subject to the receipt of an administrative fee and the supply of legally verifiable evidence of identity. Arab Architects reserves the right to withhold any requested Personal Information to the extent permitted by the applicable laws.
  • Users have the right at any time to request Arab Architects to cease the processing of their Personal Information for marketing or promotional activities, in addition to any rights they may have under any applicable laws. If Users wish to exercise any of these rights, they should contact Arab Architects at the information set out below.

For any questions, queries and actions to be taken in accordance with this Policy, please contact us at:

Arab Architects
P.O. Box 75799
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
info@arabarchs.com
+973 17 243 992
+973 17 243 993

This Policy has been updated on 20 June 2016.