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Privacy Policy

ICT Data Privacy Policy was uploaded on May 29, 2020

Information and Communication Technology is committed to protecting your privacy. This Data Privacy Policy tells you about ICT policy and practice for the collection, use, processing, storage, transfer, protection, and disclosure of information that we may collect about you through our website, www.ict.com.qa, or any subdomains, ICT websites, marketing events or our partners.

Before you access and use our websites or submit your personal information to us, you will be asked to provide your authorization and consent by agreeing to the terms and conditions of this ICT Data Privacy Policy and consenting to the collection, your submission (if applicable), and processing of information about you as described herein, in compliance with relevant data protection laws.

Collection of Your Personal Information

Personal information (“Personal Information”) is data that can be used to identify, either directly or indirectly, an individual to whom the information applies. The information that we may collect from you includes your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, occupation, login information (account number, password), marketing preferences, social media account information, and as applicable, IP address.

ICT will not collect any Personal Information about you unless you voluntarily choose to provide it to us or our partners (e.g. to obtain a newsletter subscription, white papers, participate in surveys, generate product downloads, register for marketing events, promotions or job applications), you provide your explicit consent, or unless it is permitted by applicable laws and regulations.

Use of Your Personal Information

When you do voluntarily provide us with Personal Information, we will use it to provide you information about our products, process your order, register you for an event, create an account, provide customer service, respond to a specific question, offer you the opportunity to participate in contests, register for courses, manage a job application, or provide access to additional information or offers.

We also use the information we collect to improve the content of our website, to notify customers of updates to our website, products, and also to contact customers for marketing and sales purposes, including renewals, that are related to a customer’s specific needs and interests.

Purpose Limitation

ICT will collect, use or disclose Personal Information supplied by you, for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the disclosure is a use of the Personal Information for an additional purpose related to the original purpose, is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you, is required by law or competent governmental authority, is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense against a legal claim, or is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities.

Accuracy and Retention of Personal Information

ICT strives to make it easy for you to keep your Personal Information up to date and to help us maintain its accuracy. Your Personal Information will be stored only for the time period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

Data Security

ICT takes the security of Personal Information seriously. To protect your Personal Information that you have provided us against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration, ICT uses technical and organizational security measures to prevent any unauthorized disclosure or access.

Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information

When you access www.ict.com.qa (or other ICT websites), we may automatically collect non-Personal Information even if you don’t register. For example, this information may include the operating system used, the domain name of the website that directed you to our website, the number of visits, average time spent on a page and what pages you viewed. We may use this data and share it with our worldwide affiliates to monitor the content and relevancy of the content on our websites to improve the performance, content or your experience on our websites.

Through your use of services to access our website, your communications data (for example, Internet Protocol Address, or IP Address) or utilization data (information on the telecommunications services you accessed) may be technically generated and could, depending on the applicable law, constitute Personal Information. To the extent it is a necessity, the collection and processing of your communications or utilization data, and the subsequent use of such data will only occur and be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection framework and laws.

Forums, Blogs, Third Party Websites and Links

ICT is only responsible for privacy practices of ICT and its websites. ICT’s website may contain links to other websites for additional information and convenience. ICT does not control those other websites, endorse or make any representation about other websites, and is not responsible for the privacy practices of those other websites. Some of ICT’s websites contain interactive elements such as discussion forums and blogs that allow users to publish their own content.

Any information posted on these blogs and forums becomes public, which means it could be read, collected or used by other users in any manner. ICT is not responsible for any Personal Information you choose to submit in forums.

Career Page and Apply for a Job with ICT

If you browse or apply for a job in the careers portion of our website, your application and any additional information that you provide may be used to assess your skills and interests against career opportunities at ICT. ICT may retain this information for reporting purposes that may be required by applicable law.