TERMS, CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY POLICY



INTRODUCTION

Thank you for visiting www.gulfresearchmeeting.net. The Terms, Conditions and Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) details how www.gulfresearchmeeting.net (the "Site") collects, uses and shares your online information. Additionally, it discusses the use of "cookies" and user access to third-party websites. By registering as a user or by browsing or using the Site, you expressly agree to be bound by the Policy, and you consent to our collection, usage and sharing of your personal information, as well as any additional information discussed within this Policy.



www.gulfresearchmeeting.net is the website of the Gulf Research Centre Cambridge (the "Owner"). The Owner reserves the right to amend, update and change the Policy at any time. Please review the Policy on a regular basis to ensure that you are aware of current Site policies and practices.



CONDUCT

You agree to access and use the Site only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules, regulations, conditions, and agreements pertaining to your use of the Site including those specified on the Site itself. By accessing the Site, you agree that you will not:

  • Use the Site to commit a criminal offense or to encourage others to engage in any conduct which would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability;
  • Post or transmit any discriminatory, libelous, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unlawful content;
  • Use the Site to impersonate other parties or entities;
  • Use the Site to upload any content that contains a software virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other computer code, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the functionality of the Site or the hardware or software of any other person who accesses the Site;
  • Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any materials that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under a contractual relationship;
  • Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on the site;
  • Disrupt the normal flow of Site-related communication in any way;
  • Claim a relationship with or represent any business, association, or other organization with which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship or represent;
  • Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation;
  • Post any material that infringes upon or violates the intellectual property rights of another; or
  • Collect or store personal information about others from the Site.


COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

The Owner may collect and retain information (the "Personal Information") from registered users of the Site including, without limitation:

  • Name and contact information, including email address, physical address and phone numbers;
  • Transactional and/or financial information, including credit information and billing records, service and recorded complaints;
  • Information about product and service subscriptions, usage and preferences and use regarding the Site and
  • The Owner reserves the right to track your activity with the use of Google Analytics and other such tools.

No data transmission system on the Internet can be entirely secure. Accordingly, the Owner cannot absolutely guarantee the security of your personal information and/or of the transactions made on the Site, although every effort will be made to do so.



USE OF INFORMATION

In order to provide complete functionality and ensure, to the extent possible, safe, secure transactions, the Site uses the Personal Information collected from registered users, amongst other things, to:

  • Provide access to Site services, including support services;
  • Prevent illegal or prohibited activities that may violate the Policy;
  • Update and customize services and functionality to improve Site efficiency and user satisfaction;
  • Contact registered users with service-related details and provide them with information on important changes and developments to the Site and/or its services.

SHARING YOUR INFORMATION

The Owner may access a registered user’s Personal Information and disclose such Personal Information:

  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • To ensure proper operation of the Site and its related systems;
  • To continue to provide improved services to you;
  • To prevent illegal, offensive or objectionable material from being posted on the Site;
  • To selected third parties acting on behalf of the Owner as agents, suppliers or service providers;
  • For market research and accounting purposes;
  • For any purpose that may be required if the Owner enters into a joint venture with, or is sold to, or merged with, another entity.

USE OF COOKIES

The Site uses "cookies" which refers to a small text file sent from a server to your hard disk by the Site. Cookies contain a unique identification number that identifies your browser, but not you, to our computers each time you visit the Site. Cookies allow the Site to authenticate users, customize the Site experience, track user preferences, and receive information on the volume and characteristics of website traffic. Certain Site services are only available through the use of cookies. Some browsers may allow you to decline cookies; doing so, however, will interfere with the functionality of the Site. You have the option to opt-out by deleting your browser cookies. In the event of any difficulty in opting-out you can refer to your web browser’s documentation to get more information on how to block or delete cookies directly through your browser settings.



LOG FILES

The Owner uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user movement, and collect general demographic information for non-individualized use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.



LINKS

The Site may contain links to other websites. The Owner does not control or affirm the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Site and read the privacy statements of all other websites that may be accessed through the Site. This Policy applies solely to information collected by the Owner or any authorized person on the Site.



DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Site, or any material available through the Site, is at your own risk. Neither the Owner nor its employees warrant that the Site will be uninterrupted, problem-free, free of omissions, or error-free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site. The opinions expressed on the Site or in any publications that appear on the Site are the responsibility of the authors. The Owner therefore disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the Site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.



CONTACT

You can contact the Owner at the following address:
Gulf Research Centre Cambridge
Centre of Islamic Studies
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge CB3 9DA, UK

Email: Info@grc.net or grm@grc.net
Tel: +441223760758 or +441223335110



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