object(mysqli_result)#1 (5) { ["current_field"]=> int(0) ["field_count"]=> int(5) ["lengths"]=> NULL ["num_rows"]=> int(1) ["type"]=> int(0) } Al-Mashreq eBookstore and its applicable subsidiaries (collectively, “Al-Mashreq eBookstore” or “we” or “us” or “our”)* respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy. Al-Mashreq eBookstore wants you to have a positive experience in connection with our services. We want you to know that we respect the privacy and security of our users. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are helpful to you. In order to achieve this goal, we may collect information from you. We discuss our information collection practices below.

This Privacy Policy sets forth the privacy principles we follow, in accordance with our operations. This Privacy Policy sets forth the privacy practices with respect to your information when you use our software, mobile applications and other products or services (“Services”). If you do not agree to these terms, do not use the Services. For any questions on this Privacy Policy or our data practices, or to send in a data subject access request, you can contact us using our Email: *For a list of Data Protection Representatives see the information at the end of this Privacy Policy.

A. What Information Do We Collect?

1. Personal Information: information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual, including: name, title, date of birth, unique identifier (e.g., account number), company name, job function, expertise, postal address, telephone number, email address, geolocation, certain device information, and IP address. If you submit any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with our Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

2. Non-Personal Information: any information that does not reveal your identity or does not relate to an identifiable individual. This might include anonymous identifiers and information, analytics and usage information, non-precise geolocation, and web server log files to track Website trends, administer the Website, and gather demographic information. B. How Do We Collect the Information?

We only collect and use Personal Information when you voluntarily provide it to us or when an institutional customer provides it to us in connection with its method of authenticating users for access to our Services, with the exception of your IP address which may be automatically captured when you access our Services. Under limited circumstances, we also collect limited business contact information from legitimate third parties.

In order to use some of the unique functions within our Services, a user must first complete a registration form or provide an email address that will require the user’s disclosure of limited Personal Information. Such disclosure is strictly voluntary. In addition, and in order to contact us by email, however, you must provide an email address. We automatically collect non-Personal Information, generated from your use of our Services. We use this non-Personal Information in the aggregate. We do not combine these types of non-Personal Information with Personal Information.

Cookies: Al-Mashreq eBookstore may place a "cookie" or other tracking or information gathering device used in the industry in the browser files of a user's computer. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. We use cookies to collect information about your use of our Services, which enable us to track and target the interests of our users. We then use that information to solely enhance the user’s experience within our Services. We also use cookies from third-parties for analytics purposes. Third-party cookies are covered by the third-party’s privacy policy.

Users can set their browsers or third-party software to reject cookies. The means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser. Please note that if a user rejects or disables certain cookies, the user may be unable to use portions of our Services. Some of the third-party websites we provide links to also may use cookies. We have no control over these linked websites or access to or control over cookies or other technology used by linked websites. A third-party cookie provided by Google, Inc.

that collects aggregate statistical data about how visitors use the Websites (i.e., what pages users visit, how long they are on the Websites, how they got there and what they click on) so that we can improve the user experience and serve up the content our visitors find most useful. You can find out more about Google’s privacy policy concerning its analytics service at Google privacy policy. Google also offers a tool that allows you to opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites and can be found here. Advertising Cookie from Google Adwords A third-party cookie provided by Google, Inc.

that collects data about your activities within the Services to provide you targeted advertising, but does not personally or directly identify you. You can find out more about Google’s privacy policy concerning its advertising features at Google privacy policy. You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites here. You can also opt out with Ad Settings or the NAI’s consumer opt-out. C. How Do We Use the Information?

We use the Personal Information we collect for the limited purposes of processing your transactions, establishing the identity of account holders, customer service, authorization, customer support, content processing, content classification, and providing you with information concerning our Services.

We will retain this information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you Services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. We use the non-Personal Information we collect to administer the Services, perform diagnostics, collect content-specific usage statistics, protect the Services and their content from inappropriate use, and improve the user's experience. We may use the Personal Information and non-Personal Information we collect by sharing it with third-party agents, vendors, contractors, partners, or content providers of Al-Mashreq eBookstore (collectively, "Contractors") for purposes of servicing our systems, and obtaining support services for our businesses. We are not in the business of selling Personal Information to third-parties or Contractors, and will share it with Contractors only as we describe in this Privacy Policy. In situations where we provide Personal Information to Contractors, we ensure access is granted to the Contractors only upon the condition that the Personal Information is kept confidential and is used only for carrying out the services these Contractors are performing for Al-Mashreq eBookstore. As part of making that determination whether we will provide Personal Information to Contractors, we will obtain assurances that they will appropriately safeguard Personal Information consistent with this Privacy Policy.

The Personal Information we collect from you may be transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country in which you live. These countries may have data protection laws that are different to the laws of your country. Specifically, the servers we use to provide our Services are located in the United States. This means that when we collect your Personal Information, we may process it in the United States or the country where you live. However, when we process your Personal Information, irrelevant of its processing location, we take appropriate safeguards, as discussed below, to require that your Personal Information remains protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may share your usage data related to our Services with our affiliates for purposes of providing or improving our Services.

We will not disclose any information about your usage data related to our Services to unaffiliated third-parties, except as necessary to enhance the product experience, service the legal agreement between us and your employer or affiliated institution under which you are provided access to our Services, to enforce the terms of use, to meet our contractual obligations to report aggregated usage data to content providers, or as required by law. We also reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information if we are required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, and to the extent permitted by applicable local law, to respond to claims, or to protect or advance the rights, property, safety, or well-being of our company, our employees, customers, or the public. We will not use your Personal Information for automated-decision making. In the unlikely event that all or substantially all of the assets of Al-Mashreq eBookstore are acquired, customer information, which may include Personal Information, maybe one of the transferred assets unless restricted by applicable local law. D. What is our legal basis for collecting and using your Personal Information?

(EEA Only) Our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Information described above will depend on the Personal Information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we will normally collect Personal Information from you only (i) where we need the Personal Information to perform a contract with you or your organization, (ii) where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms, or (iii) where we have your consent to do so. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect Personal Information from you or may otherwise need the Personal Information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. If we ask you to provide Personal Information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with your institution, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your Personal Information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible impact if you do not provide your Personal Information). Similarly, if we collect and use your Personal Information in reliance on our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are. If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your Personal Information, please contact us using the contact information provided above. E.

How Do We Secure Personal Information?

Al-Mashreq eBookstore has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that Personal Information we have collected or will collect in the future is secure. For example, we have limited the number of people who have access to Personal Information, by electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. As a reminder, Al-Mashreq eBookstore provides links to third-party websites. These websites may not have the same privacy policies as Al-Mashreq eBookstore. We take reasonable care in recommending these websites but we are not responsible for their content or privacy policies. We urge users to read the privacy statement of a third-party website when leaving our Services and linking to a third-party website.

We always use industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data we receive. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you in connection with our Services. F. How Can I Access, Correct, Amend or Remove Information About Me, etc.?

We want to assure you that you have access to your Personal Information that we collect and store. Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information.

You may contact us using the contact information stated above to exercise the following rights: Access your data to check and review them; Have a copy of your Personal Information; Demand that we supplement, correct or delete your Personal Information; or cease or restrict the collection, processing, use or disclosure of your Personal Information; the right of rectification will comprise the right to have incomplete Personal Information completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement; Object to the processing of your Personal Information; Receive your Personal Information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have it transmitted to another controller; provided that the processing is based on your respective consent or to execute a contractual relationship or a relationship prior to entering into contract with you.; and Withdraw your consent where the Personal Information we collect from you is based on your consent. We will respond to your request within thirty (30) days of receipt. If you have granted consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect. Please address your withdrawal by contacting us in writing or by email at the contact information stated above. I.

How Long Do We Retain This Information?

We retain Personal Information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate business interest or other legal need to do so (for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements). When we have no further legitimate business interest or legal need to process your Personal Information, we will either delete or anonymize it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your Personal Information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. J. What Are My Rights?

Upon request, Al-Mashreq eBookstore will tell you if we process any of your Personal Information. Depending on your country of residency, you may have legal rights with respect to your Personal Information. As such, if you would like to manage, change, limit, or delete your Personal Information, you can do so via the account settings or by contacting us using the information provided above.

We will respond to your request within are reasonable time frame. If we process your Personal Information based on our legitimate interests, you can object to this processing in certain circumstances. In such cases, we will cease processing your Personal Information unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for compliance and/or legal reasons. Al-Mashreq eBookstore wants you to have a positive experience at the websites we operate. We want you to know that we respect the privacy and security of our users. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are helpful to you.

In order to achieve this goal, we may collect information from you. We discuss our information collection practices below. This Privacy Policy sets forth the privacy principles we follow, in accordance with our operations. .?

Updated in Sep, 2020.