Mejdaf will only keep your information for as long as Mejdaf is either required to by law or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected. You can visit the Mejdaf website and browse without having to register for an Account.
1. Data that Mejdaf collects
Your personally identifiable data (first name, last name, email, billing information such as credit card number and billing address) is processed by Mejdaf.
Your data is collected and processed to:
(a) Administer your Account;
(b) Process your Orders (including but not limited to delivery of the Products);
(c) Verify and carry out financial transactions in relation to payment you make online (including but not limited to payment verification, fraud protection and credit risk reduction);
(d) Provide you with the services and information offered through the Platform;
(e) Undertake direct marketing;
(f) Audit the downloading of data from the Platform;
(g) Improve the layout and/or content of the pages of the Platform and customize the Platform for users;
(h) Identify visitors on the Platform;
(i) Carry out research on Mejdaf demographics; and/or
(j) Send you information which Mejdaf deems you may find useful or which you have requested from Mejdaf (including information about Mejdafs’ Products, its newsletters, sales or promotions; information relating to other companies in Mejdaf group or Mejdaf business partners), provided you have indicated that you have not objected to being contacted for these purposes.
Mejdaf will use your personal data only for the purposes indicated above.
Mejdaf mainly does business in the Middle East and most data that it collects and processes is in those countries. By giving your data to Mejdaf, you agree to it being transferred to its commercial partners, who may be located in a country outside the GCC, where other standards of data protection might apply, including to companies whose intervention as data processors, acting on behalf and under the control of Mejdaf, is required to accomplish the purposes indicated above.
Subject to the above, Mejdaf will not disclose, sell, rent or exchange such personal data to any other organization or entity, unless you are first notified and expressly agree, or as otherwise required by law.
Your actual order details may be stored on Mejdaf’s server but for security reasons cannot be retrieved directly by Mejdaf. However, you may access this information by logging into your Account on the Platform. There you can:
(a) View the details of your Orders that have been completed, those which are open and those which are shortly to be dispatched; and
(b) Administer your address details, bank details and any newsletter to which you may have subscribed.
Mejdaf draws your attention to the fact that you have the right to access and restrict your data and, where appropriate, request rectification of any incorrect data relating to you.
2 . Other uses of your personal information
Subject to obtaining your consent, Mejdaf may contact you by email with details of other Products. Mejdaf may use your personal information for direct Mejdaf related marketing (including opinion and market research).
Mejdaf may also send you other information about Mejdaf, the Platform, Mejdafs’ Products, sales promotions, Mejdaf’s newsletter and other information related to other companies in Mejdaf group or Mejdaf business partners. If you would prefer not to receive any of this additional information as detailed in this paragraph (or any part of it) please click the unsubscribe link in the newsletter that Mejdaf sends to you.
Mejdaf may further anonymize data about users of the Platform generally and use it for various purposes, including ascertaining the general location of the users and usage of certain aspects of the Platform or a link contained in an email to those registered to receive them, and supplying that anonymized data to third parties such as publishers. However, that anonymized data will not be capable of identifying you personally.
3. Third parties and links
4. Use of Facebook and Twitter social plugins
The Platform may use social plugins provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (â€œFacebookâ€). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo or the notice â€œFacebook Social Pluginâ€.
The Platform may use social plugins provided by the social network twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (â€œTwitterâ€). The plugins are identifiable by a Twitter logo or the notice â€œTwitter Social Pluginâ€.
The Platform may use social plugins (â€œpluginsâ€) provided by the social network linkedin.com, operated by LinkedIn Ltd., 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (â€œLinkedInâ€). The plugins are identifiable by a LinkedIn logo or the notice â€œLinkedIn Social Pluginâ€.
When you visit a page of the Platform that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook and/or Twitter servers. Facebook and Twitter directly transfer the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the Platform, enabling Facebook and Twitter to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of the Platform. For this purpose, the internet address of the visited site (your IP address included) is transferred to a USA-based Facebook and/or Twitter server where the data are stored. This occurs even if you do not have a Facebook or Twitter account or are not logged into Facebook/Twitter at the time.
If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking â€œLikeâ€, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. The information can also be published on Facebook, and shown to your Facebook friends.
We use a chat feature to assist you with any general enquiries you may have. If our chat feature is offline we will collect your name and email address so that we may reply to your request. We may require you to provide us with your name and email address, in case we had to come back to you with a reply to enquiry.
Mejdaf also collects non-personally identifiable information passively using "cookies" and "action tags".
5.2 Action Tags
"Action tags" also known as web beacons or gif tags, are a web technology used to help track website usage information, such as how many times a specific page has been viewed. Action tags are invisible to you, and any portion of the Mejdaf Platform, including advertisements, or email sent on Mejdaf behalf, may contain action tags. Mejdaf may select and use from time to time different third parties to track Platform usage through action tags on the Platform.
By using cookies and action tags together, Mejdaf is able to gain valuable information to improve the Mejdaf Platform and online offerings and measure the effectiveness of the Mejdaf advertising and marketing campaigns.
5.3 What kind of information is stored in cookies?
The cookies used by Mejdaf may be used to store any personal information. Mejdaf cookies may be traced back to an individual user with extensive research. Once a cookie is activated, it is given an ID number, which is solely used for internal reference and may be used to identify the user and access personal information, such as your name or IP address. The information Mejdaf receives from the cookies allows Mejdaf to assess which pages of the Platform are visited the most and see which products were most popular etc.
5.4 Does Mejdaf use third party cookies?
Cookies from specific business partners are allowed by Mejdaf for the purpose of tailoring their adverts to your tastes and browsing habits, so cookies from some of Mejdaf partners may be stored on your computer when you visit the Platform. These cookies are temporary/permanent cookies, which will be automatically deleted from your computer at the end of their lifespan. (The data stored is collected at certain times, allowing these companies to see which content has been viewed most frequently. Third party cookies have the sole purpose of allowing Mejdaf partners to advertise products that may interest you.
5.5 Declaration of Consent
6. Log information
Every time you visit Mejdaf, information is sent from your browser to Mejdaf server log files, where it will be saved. The information transferred includes: time and date of visit to the Platform, which pages were viewed, IP address, URL of site that referred you to Mejdaf, how much information has been stored and which browser you have been using.
The information stored in this log file is then used to improve the shopping experience on the Platform by making Mejdaf’s navigation more user-friendly, finding errors quickly and directing Mejdaf servers capacity to where it is needed most. For example, this information allows us to work out Mejdaf busiest times and plan enough server power for those times to keep Mejdaf site running as quickly as possible.
By using the Platform, I am giving Mejdaf permission to analyze and use protocol data to develop and optimize their online shop.
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
To ensure secure online payment and security where sensitive personal data is involved, the Mejdaf Platform uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology. For further information, please consult your browser’s security specifications.
9. Your rights
If you are concerned about your data you have the right to request access to the personal data which Mejdaf may hold or process about you. You have the right to require Mejdaf to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge.
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may [correct, update, amend, delete/remove, ask to have it removed from a public forum, directory or testimonial on our site or deactivate it]
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
10. Unsubscribe from newsletter
Since Mejdaf wants you to stay tuned with Mejdaf fantastic offers, we suggest you to keep your newsletter subscription active, but you can of course unsubscribe from Mejdaf newsletter at any moment.
The easiest way to unsubscribe is to click on the unsubscribe link you receive at the bottom of your daily newsletter.
11. Changes to this policy