Updated: November 4, 2016
Personal Data That We Collect
When you use or interact with us through our site, we may collect Personal Data, as further described below:
Information we automatically collect: We also automatically collect certain technical data that is sent to us from the computer, mobile device and/or browser through which you access our site (“Automatic Data”). Automatic Data, includes without limitation, a unique identifier associated with your access device and/or browser (including, for example, your Internet Protocol (IP) address) characteristics about your access device and/or browser, statistics on your activities on our site, information about how you came to our site and data collected through Cookies, Pixel Tags, Local Shared Objects, Web Storage and other similar technologies.
When you register for “The Plan Competition” on our site or otherwise submit Personal Data to us, we may associate other Non-Personal Data (including Non-Personal Data we collect from third parties) with your Personal Data. At such instance, we will treat any such combined data as Personal Data until such time as it can no longer be associated with you or used to identify you.
Information we receive from other sources: We may also receive Personal Data from third party sources, such as our payment processing partners.
How We Use Your Personal Data
If you provide Personal Data for a certain purpose, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the purpose for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and will respond to the email address from which the contact came.
Internal Business Purposes
We may use your Personal Data for internal business purposes, including without limitation, to help us improve the content and functionality of our site, to better understand our Users, to improve our site, to protect against, identify or address wrongdoing, to enforce our Terms of Service, to manage your account and provide you with customer service, and to generally manage our site and our business.
Where it is in accordance with your marketing preferences, we may use your Personal Data to contact you in the future for our marketing and advertising purposes, including without limitation, to inform you about services or events we believe might be of interest to you, to develop promotional or marketing materials and provide those materials to you, and to display content and advertising on or off our site that we believe might be of interest to you.
We use email applications to contact Attendees for their current and past events, so you may receive emails from our system. If you have registered for an event on our site, your email is exported to our email application. See “Opt Out from Electronic Communications” below on how to opt out of these communications.
How We Disclose And Transfer Your Personal Data
We are not in the business of selling your Personal Data. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. Therefore, we will not sell your Personal Data to third parties, including third party advertisers.
Parent Companies, Subsidiaries and Affiliates
Agents, Consultants and Service Providers
We may share your Personal Data with our contractors and service providers who process Personal Data on behalf of our site to perform certain business-related functions. These companies include our database service providers, backup and disaster recovery service providers, email service providers and others. When we engage another company to perform such functions, we may provide them with information, including Personal Data, in connection with their performance of such functions.
We may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law in order to (for example) respond to a subpoena or request from law enforcement, a court or a government agency (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements), or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a legal obligation, (b) protect or defend our rights, interests or property or that of third parties, (c) prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services, (d) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users of the Services or the public, or (e) protect against legal liability.
How We Store Your Personal Data
How Long We Retain Your Personal Data
We may retain your Personal Data as long as you are registered to use our site. You may close your account by contacting us. However, we may retain Personal Data for an additional period as is permitted or required under applicable laws. Even if we delete your Personal Data it may persist on backup or archival media for an additional period of time for legal, tax or regulatory reasons or for legitimate and lawful business purposes.
You have several choices available when it comes to your Personal Data:
Limit the Personal Data You Provide
You can browse our site without providing any Personal Data (other than Automatic Data to the extent it is considered Personal Data under applicable laws) or with limiting the Personal Data you provide. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data or limit the Personal Data you provide, you may not be able to use certain functionality of our site. For instance, in order to buy tickets, your name and email address will be required.
Opt Out from Electronic Communications
(a) Marketing Communications
Where it is in accordance with your marketing preferences, our site may send you electronic communications marketing or advertising our site or events on our site, to the extent you have registered for or purchased a ticket and/or registration to an event listed on our site. You can also “opt out” of receiving these electronic communications by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any such electronic communication. In addition, you may also manage your email preferences at any time by logging in (or signing up and then logging in), clicking on “Account” and then “Email Preferences.”
(b) Event Related Communications
We may use our email application to send electronic communications to those on our email subscription lists, including Attendees who have registered for events on our site in the past. We use our email application only in accordance with all applicable laws. Our site provides an “Unsubscribe” link on each of these emails, which allows recipients to “opt out” of electronic communications.
(c) Transactional or Responsive Communications
Certain electronic communications from our site are responsive to your requests. For instance, if you are an Attendee, we must email you your ticket or registration when you purchase such ticket or registration. As a further example, if you email our customer support department, we will reply to your email. Notwithstanding any unsubscribe election that you have made, you will still receive these emails. You can stop receiving these types of emails only by contacting us. By electing to stop receiving all electronic communications from us or through our system you will no longer receive any updates on events you have created (including pay-out issues) or on events you are registered to attend (including emails with your tickets). We do not recommend that you do this unless you plan to no longer use our site, are not currently registered for an event, are not currently organizing an event and will have no need to receive further communications from us or through our system.
Personal Data Provided to Others
Third Party Links
Aggregated Personal Data
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of our site, we may conduct research on our customer demographics, interests and behavior based on Personal Data and other information that we have collected. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis and this aggregate information does not identify you personally and we therefore consider and treat this data as Non-Personal Data.
International Privacy Laws
If you have a complaint about our site's privacy practices, please contact us at:
Attention: Site Admin
MBC 03 PO Box 3354
Riyadh 11211 , Saudi Arabia
or email us at:
We will take reasonable steps to work with you to attempt to resolve your complaint.