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Introduction

Welcome to the Advanced Technology Research Council (herein after referred to as “ATRC”,us”, “our” orwe”) privacy policy.

This privacy policy aims to give you information on how ATRC collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website (and other sites we own and operate), including any data you may provide through this website when you (i) sign up to our newsletter, (ii) make any enquiries about ATRC, (iii) access any ATRC media content, advertisements and publications, or (iv) take part in a ATRC competition (as the case may be).

 

Your information

For any user of the ATRC website, personal information such as your name, phone number, email address, gender, date of birth and identity document number may be obtained and utilized by ATRC (as further described below).

ATRC does not share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law or as otherwise required for ATRC business purposes. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions, and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We will always use your information in compliance with the laws and regulations of the United Arab Emirates.

 

What information we collect

In addition to your personal information (as stated above), whenever you visit our website; we collect information that your browser sends to us (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer or devices Internet Protocol addresses, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

We also collect and use aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data (which can be derived from your personal data) for any purpose. However, the aggregated data that could be derived from your personal data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity.

 

How we use your information

We use your information to:

  1. respond to any questions or concerns you may have regarding ATRC.
  2. inform you about ATRC technology related content, publications, events, and media.
  3. help you personalize your experience on our websites.
  4. provide you with ATRC marketing and advertising material.
  5. comply with applicable laws and regulations, court orders, government and law enforcement agencies' requests.

We also use your information for ATRC business related purposes.

 

Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.

In some circumstances we will anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes, in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

 

Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your devices that access our website. The cookies enable the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences etc.).

Our websites use “persistent cookies” to collect information to improve our website, to personalize your experience as well as help you navigate our website.

 

External Links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and we are not responsible or liable for their privacy statements or websites. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

 

Security Measures

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.

 

Acceptance of our Privacy Policy

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of this privacy policy and our practices and use of your personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us hello@atrc.ae.

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on our website and shall be effective from that date. Please check our website regularly to see any changes to our privacy policy. By continuing to use our services you acknowledge and agree to those changes.

This policy has been updated and is effective of April 2021.