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Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy is applicable to any personal information, which is given by You to Us ("User Information") via this web site. This Policy is devised to help you feel more confident about the privacy and security of your personal details.

"You" shall mean you, the user of the Site. "We/Us" means the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain and any member of "Users" means the users of the Site collectively and/or individually as the context allows.

We process personal data only in compliance with the Act.

Data Collection

When using the Site and its services You may encounter areas such as surveys, competitions, video services and other features, where You may be asked to enter User Information. Such User Information will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy and for the purposes for which it was collected, for any other purposes specified at the collection point.

How We May Use Your Data

By entering Your User Information via this Site You accept that we may retain Your User Information and that it may be held by Us or any third party company which processes it on Our behalf.

We shall be entitled to use Your User Information for the following purposes:

  • Market research, including statistical analysis of user behaviour which we may disclose to third parties in depersonalised, aggregated form.
  • In order to enable Us to comply with any requirements imposed on Us by law or court order.
  • In order to send You periodic communications (this may be by including but not limited to SMS or e-mail), about features, products and services, events and special offers related to our similar products and services. Such communications from Us may carry advertising for third party companies or organisations.

For your convenience you can withdraw consent by replying to the "unsubscribe" link in e-mails from Us.

Please also note that we do not disclose Your User Information to third parties to enable them to send You direct marketing without Your permission to do so.

Cookies

You should be aware that by using the site, information and data may be automatically collected through the use of Cookies. "Cookies" are small text files that store basic information that a web site can use to recognise repeat site visits and, as an example, recall your name if this has been previously supplied. We may use this information to observe your internet use and to compile data in order to improve the Site, target the advertising and assess general effectiveness of such advertising.

Cookies do not attach to Your system or damage Your files. If You do not want information collected through the use of Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows You to deny or accept the Cookies feature. Note, however, that "personalised" services may be affected if the Cookies option is disabled.

Security and Data Retention

Security is very important to Us. Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") encryption technology is used for protection of information in transit for any sensitive transactions such as payments. Additional security procedures are in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Your User Information.

We will comply with all relevant data protection legislation in relation to the period for which We retain your User information

Updates

You may notify Us of any updates, amendments and corrections to previously collected User Information by using the Feedback Form link in the Contact Us section of the site.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and you should check it regularly. Your use of this Site will be subject to the Privacy Policy on the Site at the time of each use.

Acceptable Use Policy

We will process your User Information in order to monitor compliance with and enforce our Acceptable Use Policy.

Contact

Any queries or comments about this policy should be forwarded to [ENTER EMAIL ADDRESS]

Any site that you may connect to from here is not covered by this Privacy Policy.