Dubai Quality Group (‘DQG’) is committed to upholding your privacy as a valued member, prospective member, customer or user of this DQG website. The personal data about you that we collect process or use (‘Data’) is held securely and treated in accordance with this Policy. Whenever you give us Data, you are consenting to its collection and use as explained at the time of collection and in this Policy.
What personal data do we collect?
We may collect the domain name, IP address and e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our Web page, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages visitors access or visit, user-specific information on what pages visitors access or visit and information volunteered by the visitors, such as survey information, and/or site registrations.
If you wish to interact with dqg.org, you will need to become a registered user of the site. When you register yourself as non-member or for an event on this site, we ask for your name, e-mail address, company name, address, post code, phone number, job title, industry, and business interests. We will also collect your credit card details where you purchase any products or services from us. We may also ask for the contact details of other individuals within your organization such as your approving manager or booking contact. If you are asked to provide details about other people, please ensure that these individuals are happy for their details to be given to the Group and used for the purposes set out in this policy (which may include using their details for marketing purposes).
In order to tailor our subsequent communications to you and continuously improve our products and services, we may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your professional interests, experience with our products, and more detailed contact preferences.
Disclosure of information
We use your personal information and other information collected from you to manage your registration, provide you with information that you request (e.g. Presentation copy, details of events) and to improve the content of our website and the service you receive from us.
We may use aggregated information for the purposes of tracking website usage and in order to help improve our website and for research and analysis purposes. We may pass this information to third parties. The aggregate information and statistics will not, however, include details that can be used to identify you.
What we use your data for
If you are a DQG member your Data may be used to send you, by post or by email, any DQG publications made available to our members including newsletters and updates on regional events and activities. It will also be used for DQG administrative purposes such as membership renewal reminders. If you are not an DQG member your Data may be used to send you regular updates about the latest information and services available from the DQG, by post or email.
We will always require you to supply an email address when you complete a transaction on dqg.org for email confirmation and administration purposes. However, when capturing your email address we may also offer you the chance to ‘opt in’ to receive other email communications. If you do not ask to be sent these communications, you will only receive email for administration purposes.
We may combine your visitor session information or other information collected through tracking technologies with personally identifiable information in order to understand and measure your online experiences and to determine what products, promotions and services are likely to be of interest to you.
We also use these technical methods in HTML emails that we send to our visitors for a number of purposes including: to determine whether our visitors have opened or forwarded those emails and/or clicked on links in those emails; to customise the display of banner advertisements and other messages after a visitor has closed an email; and to determine whether a visitor has made an enquiry or in response to a particular email.
The DQG places great importance on the security of all Data associated with our members, customers, registered users of dqg.org and other contacts. We have security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of Data under our control.
Unfortunately no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. as a result, while we strive to protect your personal data, we cannot warrant the absolute security of any Data you transmit to us online or to any other persons providing products or services online through dqg.org. You are responsible for maintaining the security of your passwords in your possession and/or any account information in your control.
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