AlArabia respects your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect about individuals, how we may use the information, with whom we may share it, and the choices available regarding our use of the information. The Privacy Policy also describes the measures we take to safeguard the personal information, how long we retain it and how individuals can contact us about our privacy practices and to exercise their rights.


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:

  • Name
  • 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.

Information Sharing

We do not disclose personal information we obtain about you, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We may share your personal information with our (1) subsidiaries and affiliates and (2) service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as data analytics, for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We do not authorize our service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.



Third-Party Features

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.



Security

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.



Contact us

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

Telephone: 920033343

Email: INFO@AL-ARABIA.COM



Changes to this privacy policy

We review this privacy policy on a regular basis to ensure that it is up-to-date with our use of your personal information, and compliant with applicable data protection laws. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to revise this privacy policy at any time. The updated privacy policy will be posted on our website. You are encouraged to review this privacy policy from time to time.

This privacy policy was last updated in 2021.