Argaam is aware of the importance of privacy and protection of personal data at the digital era and is therefore committed to the protection of the privacy of the users of ARGAAM services, while browsing or using our websites and using our services.
Policy key definitions:
WHY DO WE COLLECT AND PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We collect and process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
ON WHAT LEGAL BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
Depending on the data processing at stake, we will generally process your Personal Data on either one of the following bases:
WHO MAY ACCESS YOUR DATA?
For the purposes described above, We shall grant access to your Personal Data to authorized Argaam employees and members of the Company who have a need-to-know in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
In addition, we may need to transfer or allow access to the following authorized third-parties:
We may also aggregate, anonymize data publicly and to other authorized third-parties and partners – like advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.
WHERE MAY YOUR DATA BE STORED OR TRANSFERRED?
Argaam Investment Company is a regional company with partners and subcontractors located in several countries around the region.
For that reason, We may need to transfer your Personal Data to other jurisdictions, in countries whose data protection laws may be of a lower standard than those in your country. For instance, We may process your Personal Data on a server located outside the country where you live and for this purpose transfer your Personal Data out of your country of residence.
Contact us for further information.
HOW DO WE ENSURE THE SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, technical, organizational procedural safeguards and security measures, including governance models, to protect your Personal Data in accordance with data protection law against unauthorized access, use, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Data.
Please note however that no data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. In addition, you should also take appropriate measures to safeguard your personal data, in particular by keeping your password secure and confidential. If you know or have reason to believe that your account credentials have been lost, stolen, misappropriated, or otherwise compromised or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your account, feel free to contact us.
If we know or have reason to believe that your Personal Data were compromised, we will immediately notify affected users of a breach if such one happens in accordance with applicable laws.
FOR HOW LONG DO WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We will retain your Personal Data as long as your account is active or otherwise for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which we have initially collected it. This duration can be up to 10 years. Our retention periods are based on business needs and your information that is no longer needed is either irreversibly anonymized or destroyed.
We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after information is deleted from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.
We may also retain your Personal Data for longer periods if necessary to comply with our legal obligations or to protect our legitimate interests.
HOW TO ACCESS, UPDATE AND DELETE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
In accordance with data protection law you are entitled to exercise the following rights:
Please note that:
In any case, we will seek to deal promptly with your request, and in any event within one month (subject to any extensions to which we are lawfully entitled). If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons for doing so.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. However, some cookies are essential for us to use in order to provide you with ARGAAM Services you have requested and switching off cookies will restrict your use of our digital properties.
We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you have provided them or that they have collected from your use of their services. You consent to our cookies if you use ARGAAM Services.
HOW DOES THIS POLICY WORK WITH THIRD PARTY DATA PROCESSING?
ARGAAM Services may be provided through and/or utilize features (such as voice controls) operated by third party platforms, or contain links to sites operated by third parties whose policies regarding the handling of Personal Data may differ from ours.
We invite you to consult such policies and terms if you want to inquire about the processing of your Personal Data by such third-parties.
Where applicable, we will ensure that you have had the possibility to accept those changes so as to allow you to continue using our services or to refuse in which case, you will be entitled to cancel your use of ARGAAM Services.