Privacy policy

Last update was in April 2019.

Our Privacy Policy provides privacy practices accredited by the website of www.ajel.sa, added to that e-mail newsletters, other applications owned and operated by Eijaz Publishing Company, owner of Ajel online newspaper (collectively referred to as the “Services” “) and any services pop up in the notification box.

What information do we own about you?
The information we obtain when you interact with Services falls into two categories: (i) personal information including personal information you have already provided in case of: signing up, sending a request, filling out a questionnaire, register on a site, answering a quiz, or mentioning your e-mail; 2) Non-personal information collected through technological ways including the tracking of information collected by our website as well as from third parties.

Registration Information
Services registration may require provision of some personal information, including your email address and demographic information (address, age, gender, family income, career field and current job ) for completing registration.
Registration in social networking sites can save your IP address, the page you visit on our site, and can add internet cookies to enable the property to enable registration option work properly. Features and tools of social networking sites are hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site.

Readers ‘Questionnaires , Readers’ Committees and Market Research
We may collect your personal information through voluntary questionnaires conducted through the services. Data can be collected through “Services”, by phone number or email. Only information that you provide can be shared with advertisers and partners, unless otherwise notified when the information is collected.

The information we collect through the use of technology
We use many online techniques to manage and track Services use. The non-personal information we collect may be combined with the use of these techniques with other information about you.

Device information
We can collect non-personal information about your computer, mobile phone, or other devices that you use to access Services, such as your IP address, location information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other procedural information.

Cookies, web beacons, local storage and other similar technologies
We use cookies, Web beacons, local storage, and other similar technologies. These technologies enable us to manage access to and use of Services, to identify and secure personal benefits, and to help us understand how to use the Services. You will not be able to access certain sections of our websites if your computer does not receive cookies from us.

We may transfer unauthorized use of our website to third parties in order to serve ads to you when you visit other sites.

Data Analysis, registration files and reading record
As in most websites, we collect some information automatically, and store it in log files. This information may include IP addresses (region or general location where you access the Internet through your computer or any other device of your own), browser type, operating system, and other usage information about the use of the Services, including a record of pages you browse.

We may automatically combine this information with other information we collect about you. The goal is to improve our services, including personalized recommendations, advertising, and currency display, to improve marketing and track access through the devices you use to access the Services.

We have used third parties to provide us with information, reports and analysis on the usage and patterns of browsing of our users. These parties may independently record the type of device and operating system you are using, general location information, and the activity that occurs within our applications, such as the number of times they are used.

Location information
Some of our apps on mobile devices can offer location-based content where you’re located, if you choose to turn on that feature in the app. If you turn on location-based features, your current location will be stored locally on your device, and the app will use it later. If you choose to save a location-based search to your record, we store that information on our servers. If you do not turn on the location-based service, or if the app does not have this property, the app will not transfer location information to us, nor will we collect or store it.
Ads in our apps are not targeted to you based on your current GPS location, but can be targeted to you based on your login address or your device’s IP address.

Third parties
Some services and advertisements included in the “Services”, through the site of Ajel online newspaper and on our mobile applications, are provided or operated by third party companies that may collect information about your use of the Services.

These companies may add and identify cookies, Web Beacons or other technologies to track some non-personal information about our users. For example, in the display of certain ads, an advertiser may add or identify a unique “cookie” on your browser to collect some information about your use of the Services. In another example, an advertiser or ad server can also collect your unique device ID in the context of an ad display. In many cases, this information can be used to show you ads on other websites based on your interests.

We do not have access to or use of these third parties for “cookies” or other tracking technologies or their control.

What do we do with the information we collect about you?
We secure the services you need.

We use the information we collect about you, to enable you to use the Services and to meet your requests for certain products and services, such as sending e-newsletters and enabling you to participate in services, surveys, quizzes, Whatsapp and e-mail messages.

Statistical analysis
We conduct statistical, demographic and marketing analysis of users of the Services for product development purposes and inform advertisers in general about the nature of the subscriber base. We use this information for analytical purposes, including analysis to enhance customer relationships.

User experience security
We use the information we collect to make it possible for ads to target users according to their interests. We also use this information to personalize certain features of the Services to provide you with an enhanced experience based on the type of device you use and, in some cases, to provide you with the required services.

Ads according to users’ interests
We can use demographic and user preference information to allow targeted advertising . This means that the user will be placed on ads that are likely to interest him/her, and that advertisers will send their messages to the people most likely to respond to them, thereby improving both the user experience and the effectiveness of the ads. We disclose information to third parties only in the aggregate form or without revealing identities of the persons.

Email newsletters
Ajel online newspaper can periodically send you newsletters via email or promotional emails about our services and advertisers.

WhatsApp newsletters
Ajel online newspaper can periodically send you newsletters via WhatsApp or promotional emails about our services and advertisers.

Who do we share with your information?
If you register to use the Services, we will not sell, rent or exchange your address via email or mobile number or allow any third party to use your email without your permission.

Third parties
We also share information about our audience anonymously. None of the provisions of this privacy policy restricts, in any way, the use or sharing of information without disclosing the identity of its owners.

Service Providers
We contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including advertising service, distribution of emails, processing and analysis of lists, and management of promotional offers. We only provide these companies with the information you need to perform their services. Service providers are prohibited from using personal information in any way except for the purpose of providing services to Ajel newspaper, and may not share, resell, or use the data for their direct marketing purposes.

What is our e-mail policy?
We will not send you marketing messages if you choose to withdraw from this service. You can choose not to receive future messages via (1) following the “unsubscribe” instructions below in each email, or (2) opting out here. We will not share, sell, rent, exchange or allow any third party to use your e-mail address for commercial purposes without your permission. If you believe you have received an email from us by mistake, please contact us at [email protected]

Newsletters by email and WhatsApp
Ajel offers newsletters via e-mail and WhatsApp. If you no longer wish to receive newsletter from any previous source, please follow the “Unsubscribe” instructions below in each newsletter.

Questionnaires via e-mail
We may invite you to participate in user surveys, to find your opinions about Ajel online newspaper and its existing or potential products and services, as well as to collect information in order to better understand users. User questionnaires help us to significantly improve our services, and any information we obtain through these surveys will not be shared with third parties.

Emails sent from you
If you send us an email, we’ll use your email address to respond directly to your questions or comments.

E-mailing articles
The e-mail addresses that you use for e-mail sharing can be saved for easier use later if you want to share articles by e-mail; they are not used for any other purpose and will not be shared with any third parties.

How do I unsubscribe?
If you decide, at any time, not to receive marketing information via email, please follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email.
If you have difficulty canceling your subscription, feel free to email us at [email protected] and mention your email address.

Is my information protected?
In order to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and appropriate use of information, we have established commercially reasonable material, technical and administrative controls to protect information. Please be aware that there is no one hundred percent safe way to transfer online or email storage.

Editing Privacy Policy
The Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. If modifications are made, they will be posted on this page. If we make a material change in the way we use your personal information, the change will be published on this page thirty 30 days after it becomes effective and the registered users will be notified by e-mail.

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