Collected data and Personal Information
Personal information which can identify an individual like first name, last name, email address, actual physical address, or job is obtained only when provided voluntarily by users through different means like applying for a posted job or signing up to receive our regular email newsletter. All provided information is stored on our secure servers. The stored personal data on our servers have limited access to certain figures in our organization and the servers are placed in controlled facilities.
What information do we collect?
In connection with your use of the Site, you may provide personal information to us in various ways. The types of personal information we may obtain include personal information contained in content you submit, such as when you email us by clicking on AlArabia subscribe hyperlinks on the Site. You are not required to provide this information but, if you choose not to do so, we may not be able to offer you certain services and features of the Site. We may gather the following information about you when you use this website:
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to us (this may include sensitive personal information e.g. ethnic origin)
How do we use it?
We will use your personal information in the following ways. 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 provide you with information that you have requested e.g. a newsletter;||Consent - we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To respond to specific queries you may raise regarding AlArabia and its operating companies;||Consent - we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website;||Our legitimate interests - we use your personal information to help us deliver the best online experience to you and other users.|
|To process and consider your job application;||Our legitimate interests - we use your personal information to assess your job application, and to keep you updated throughout the application process.|
The third-party features may operate independently from us. The privacy practices of these third parties, including details on the information they may collect about you, are subject to the privacy statements of these parties, which we strongly suggest you review. To the extent any linked online services or third-party features are not owned or controlled by us, AlArabia is not responsible for these third parties’ information practices.
The security of information is important to us, and we are committed to using reasonable measures to protect the personal information we may collect. However, due to the inherent open nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us, or the information stored on this site, is absolutely secure
How we protect personal Information
We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we obtain through our website against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.
Your rights and choices
We offer you certain choices in connection with the personal information we obtain about you. To update your preferences, update or correct your information, limit the communications you receive from us, or submit a request, please contact us directly – see the Our Presence section. You can also unsubscribe from our marketing mailing lists by following the “Unsubscribe” link in our emails.
Children's personal Information
Our website is designed for a general audience – and primarily a business audience. It is not directed at children. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children – i.e. Individuals under the age of 16 – through our website. If you believe that a child may have provided us with personal information, please contact us as specified in the Our Presence section of this website privacy notice.
Our responsibility for website links
This Privacy Notice is limited to the personal data collected by AlArabia. We do provide links within this site to other websites, including social media sites such as YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. If you follow these links, you should use these sites in conjunction with their applicable user and privacy notices as their data practices fall outside the scope of this Privacy Notice. Further, we can have no responsibility for or control over the information collected by any third-party website and we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you may provide on such websites.
Limitation of liability
In no event shall AlArabia be liable for any direct or indirect damages in connection with the user’s use of material posted on our website or connectivity to or from this website to any other website.
How do we use your information for marketing?
We will only provide information to you that you have asked for via the website.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, our approach to privacy or you would like to exercise any of the rights mentioned in this Privacy Notice you can contact our Data Protection Officer in any of the following ways:
Address: Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
Olaya Towers, Tower B, Floor 33
P.O.Box 55905, Riyadh – 11544