This website is open to the public and has been established by abstract in order that clients and other interested persons can learn more about abstract. Anyone can visit this site anonymously to find out about abstract's services. abstract is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to this site. The following policy explains what personal information we may collect and how such information will be treated. Should this policy change at any time a notice to that effect will be displayed on the home page.
This policy covers all the websites operated by abstract. Please keep in mind that not all the services covered are available from every site. The extent and nature of the personal information collected in relation to each site will differ and this policy will apply accordingly.
1.1. A cookie is a small amount of information which is stored by your web browser on your computer's hard drive when you access the website.
1.2. The cookies store and track information concerning your use of the website such as the pages accessed and the date and time of such access. The information is collected in the name of your internet service provider.
1.3. This information is collected to enable abstract to generate statistics and measure site activity. abstract uses the information to improve the effectiveness of your visit to the website and where appropriate to deliver to you a better and more personalized service.
1.4. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can usually change your browser to prevent this. You may not be able to use all the features on some of abstract's websites if your browser does not accept cookies or if you have altered your web browser accordingly.
2. Personal Information collected by abstract
2.1. During normal use of the website abstract does not collect personal information about you.
2.2. Where you are required to register for a particular service abstract will collect adequate and relevant personal information necessary for performing that service.
2.3. Where abstract collects personal information a link will be provided to this policy and you will be required to confirm that you have read it before access to the appropriate service will be granted.
3. How abstract uses the Information
3.1. abstract's primary purpose for collecting personal information is to fulfill your service requirements.
3.2. abstract is committed to improving its websites and online services and may use the information collected from visitors to achieve this.
4. Information Sharing
4.1. abstract does not sell trade or rent your personal information to others. abstract does not subject to paragraphs 4.2 and 4.3 below provide your personal information to any third party save where it is required to do so by law.
4.2. Where a particular service is provided in conjunction with a third party abstract will need to share your personal information with that third party. Your personal information will be provided solely for the purpose of providing the relevant service. This will be made clear when you register for the service.
4.3. abstract will not in any event share your personal information with any third party without your express consent to do so.
4.4. abstract may provide to third parties aggregate statistics concerning the use of the website. Such information will include no personally identifying information.
5. Your choices concerning the use of you Personal Information
5.1. You may at any time request that abstract delete all your personal information held in relation to any service. This will result in you not being able to use the relevant service. You may at any time re-register with any service.
5.2. You may request from abstract details of all your personal information collected and stored by abstract. abstract is entitled to charge a reasonable fee for providing such details.
5.3. Should your personal information change at any time you may inform abstract and request that your personal information in updated.
6.1. By using the website(s) you consent to the collection and use of your personal information for the purposed specified.
6.2. You will be required to indicate your express consent where abstract may share your personal information with third parties outside the Middle East Area or where you are providing 'sensitive' information. In all such cases this will be made clear.
7.1. abstract is committed to maintaining your privacy.
7.2. Whenever abstract collects and stores personal information it takes steps to ensure that the personal information is treated securely in accordance with this policy. abstract cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you transmit to abstract and you do so at your own risk. Once abstract receives your transmission it makes its best efforts to ensure its security on its systems.