We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This document sets out our policy on how we will manage your personal information.
What is personal information?Personal information is information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database) from which it is possible to determine your identity. Examples of personal information include your name, postal address, telephone number and email address.
How do we collect your personal information?We collect personal information about you in a number of ways, including:
• directly from you, for example, when you provide information to us by email, in an application form or through our web site.
How do we use your personal information?We may use your personal information in order to:
• verify your identity;
• develop, run, administer and market competitions, programs, activities and other events related;
• administer and manage our respective web sites and provide you with access to those web sites;
• keep you informed of news and information by distributing newsletters, publications and other communication via various mediums;
• research and develop new programs, activities and other events related;
If you do not wish to receive our newsletters, publications and other communications, please contact us (our contact details are set out below).
When do we disclose your personal information?We may disclose your personal information to:
• organisations involved in programs and initiatives in Oman;
• companies that we have engaged to carry out functions and activities on our behalf; and
• otherwise as required or authorised by law.
Our web sitesWhen you visit our web sites, our systems may record certain information about your use of those web sites (such as which web pages you visit and the time and date of your visit). We use this information to help analyse and improve the performance of our web sites.
In addition, we may use “cookies” on our web sites. Cookies are small text files that help a web site to remember your preferences and improve your experience of using that web site. Using cookies is standard practice for most large web sites. In some cases, the cookies that we use may collect some personal information about you. We will treat this information in the same way as other personal information we collect about you. If you prefer, you may be able to disable cookies on your internet browser. However, if you do so, you will not be able to enjoy the enhanced user experience that our cookies offer.
We may also collect Internet Protocol (IP) addresses relating to you when you access and use the web sites. IP addresses are assigned to computers on the internet to uniquely identify them within the global network of computers which makes up the internet. We may collect and manage IP addresses for internet session management and security purposes.
Accuracy of your personal informationWe take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. However, we rely on the accuracy of personal information as provided to us both directly and indirectly.
If you find that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, please contact us immediately (our contact details are set out below) and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that it is corrected.