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Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

emdha Trust Service Provider (hereinafter referred to as “emdha TSP”, “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you and it is equally important to us. We take the protection of your privacy very seriously. We are committed to respect your privacy and protect your Personally Identifiable Information (PII), which is any information that (a) can be used to identify the PII principal to whom such information relates, or (b) is or might be directly or indirectly linked to a PII principal. We may process your PII in the capacity of PII controller or PII processor.

We shall process your PII in accordance with this Privacy policy, unless such processing conflicts with the requirements of applicable law, in which case, applicable law shall prevail.

By submitting your PII to emdha TSP, you acknowledge that:

  • You have read and understood this privacy policy and agree to the use of your PII as set out here. Your PII may be transferred and processed by business units, processes and systems in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), for the purposes and in the manner specified in this policy.
  • We intend to provide the best of our services based on the data provided by you. However, if you are not able to provide the complete and correct data, we may not be able to accommodate your requirement(s).
  • Providing any inaccurate data may make you ineligible for availing our products and services.

2. What type of PII do we collect from you?

We collect the PII depending upon your relationship with us or what you do when visiting our website for e.g.: to apply for any job openings, seeking service/product offering, your PII is collected by us. We may require you to provide specific data about yourself when you engage in certain activities (For e.g. recruitment purposes, procuring services/products etc.). Although it is optional for you to disclose the requested PII, however, you need to share in order to engage in certain activities on our website or maintain a relationship with us. The PII we collect from you may vary depending on which products or services you engage us to deliver. The PII we collect might include the following, but is not limited to:

  • PII such as your first and last name, email address, mobile number, country and city.
  • Business contact information such as company/employer name;
  • Contractual information such as any information allowing us to perform our contractual duties; and
  • Technical information about your device for security purposes such as your IP address or operating system. We may use a third-party service provider to assist us with some features of our website.

Our service provider may receive your PII on our behalf and will not be permitted to use it for any purpose other than defined in the contractual agreement with them.

Special category of PII is a subset of PII and includes ethnicity, health-related information, trade union membership, philosophical beliefs, genetic data, etc. emdha TSP does not seek to obtain and will not collect such data unless required by applicable laws.

3. How do We Collect PII from You

The PII (electronic/hardcopy) about you that we collect is through this website or other means for instance, survey(s), marketing event(s), recruitment drive(s) or as part of contract or when you contact us about our products and service.

4. How We Use Your PII

We collect and use your PII for human resources, business management, contractual, commercial and legitimate interests, where required. This may include the following purposes:

  • To respond to your requests or contact you by post, email or telephone.
  • Alerts for new features or enhancements to our products and services.
  • To communicate about job or career opportunities which you have inquired.
  • Identifying and evaluating candidates for potential employment, as well as for future roles that may become available.
  • To ensure that our website and our services function in an effective manner for you
  • We may use PII to deliver marketing and event communications to you across various platforms, such as email, telephone, text messaging, direct mail, online, etc. If we send you a marketing email, it will include instructions on how to opt out of receiving these emails in the future. Please remember that even if you opt-out of receiving marketing emails, we may still send you important service information procured by you.
  • We may be required to use and retain PII for legal and compliance reasons, such as the prevention, detection, or investigation of a crime, loss prevention, or fraud. We may also use PII to meet our internal and external audit requirements, information security purposes, and as we otherwise believe to be necessary or appropriate. 

We endeavor to collect only such PII that is reasonably necessary to perform services for you or to respond to your inquiries. You are responsible for ensuring that the data you provide is accurate, complete, and current; we will take reasonable steps to ensure that the PII we collect, and use is relevant to its intended use.

 

5. When We Share PII

We share or disclose PII when necessary to provide services or conduct our business operations.
  • Within emdha TSP: Our businesses are supported by employees and affiliates, and PII will be made available to them if necessary, for the provision of services, account administration, sales and marketing, client and technical support, and business and product development, for instance. All of our employees and affiliates are required to follow our information/cyber security policies, sign a non-disclosure agreement when dealing with PII.
  • Our business partners: We may occasionally collaborate with other organizations to deliver co-branded Services, provide content, or to host events, conferences, and seminars. As part of these arrangements, you may be a client of both emdha TSP and our partners; Privacy we may collect and share PII about you. We will handle PII in accordance with this privacy policy.
  • Our third-party service providers: We collaborate with and are supported by service providers. PII maybe made available to these parties only when necessary to fulfill the services they provide to us, for example, software(s)/systems and platform support; marketing/survey services; cloud hosting services; advertising; and product/service delivery. Our third-party service providers are not permitted to share or use PII we make available to them for any other purpose than to provide services to us.
  • Third parties for legal reasons: We may share PII when we believe it is required, such as:
    • To comply with legal obligations and respond to requests from government agencies, including law enforcement and other public authorities, which may include such authorities outside your country of residence.
    • In the event of a merger, sale, restructure, acquisition, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings.

6. Where We Store and Process PII

Your PII may be stored and processed globally. We take steps to ensure that the PII we collect is processed according to this privacy policy and the requirements of applicable law wherever the data is located. emdha TSP has networks, databases, servers, systems, support, and help desks located throughout our offices. We collaborate with third parties such as cloud hosting services, suppliers, and technology support located around the world to serve the needs of our business, workforce, and customers. We take appropriate steps to ensure that PII is processed, secured, and transferred according to applicable law thus protecting the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of your PII.

7. How We Secure PII

We take data security seriously, and we use appropriate organizational and technical measures to protect PII. Our security policies and procedures are closely aligned with widely accepted international standards and are reviewed regularly and updated as necessary to meet our business needs, changes in technology, and regulatory requirements.

8. How Long We Keep Your PII

We retain the PII for so long as is reasonably required for legal or business purposes. In determining data retention periods, emdha TSP takes into consideration local laws, contractual obligations, and the expectations and requirements of our customers. When we no longer need PII, we securely delete or destroy it.

9. Your choice to unsubscribe or opt-out

If you wish to unsubscribe from this website or from any other services (for e.g. surveys, promotional notifications etc.) at any time, you can send us an email at dpr@emdha.sa.

10. Obligations towards PII Principals

We take reasonable steps that are designed to keep your PII accurate, complete, and up to date for the purposes it is collected and used. emdha TSP has also implemented measures that are designed to ensure that processing of your PII complies with this privacy policy and applicable law/regulations.

  • You may have the right to request access to the PII that emdha TSP has collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying, or requesting deletion of the data.
  • You may have the right to request a copy of the PII that emdha TSP has collected about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected.
  • You may have the right to modify/withdraw your consent by contacting emdha TSP.
  • You may have the right to request a copy of the PII being processed by emdha TSP.
  • You may also request emdha TSP to cease the processing of your PII(e.g., if you choose to withdraw from our recruiting or for products and services program), although note that we may need to retain certain PII where required or permitted under applicable law.
  • You may also have a right to object to processing of your PII that emdha TSP has collected about you.
  • For any concerns you may reach out to Data Protection officer/Representative at dpr@emdha.sa

Note: The above-mentioned obligations towards you are generic in nature and can be exercised by you based on the applicable laws, only.

If you would like to make a request to access, review or correct the PII that emdha TSP has collected about you, or to discuss how we process your PII, please contact us at dpr@emdha.sa.

To help protect privacy, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your PII. We will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law. Depending upon the circumstances and the request, we may not be permitted to provide access to PII or otherwise fully comply with your request; for example, where producing your PII may reveal the identity of someone else. emdha TSP reserves the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or to deny your requests where, in emdha TSP’ discretion, they may be unfounded, excessive, or otherwise unacceptable under applicable law.

11. Cookies

From time to time, we may, like many other commercial websites, use a standard technology called a “cookie”. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on a computer or other device and is used to identify the user or device and to collect information. Cookies are typically assigned to one of four categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies, and cookies for marketing purposes. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your e-mail address. Currently, websites use cookies to enhance the user’s visit; in general, cookies can securely store a user’s ID, personalize home pages, and identify which parts of a website have been visited. It is possible to set your browser to inform you when a cookie is being placed. This way you have the opportunity to decide whether to accept the cookie. By showing how and when our visitors use this website, this information can help us to improve our website on a continual basis. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/

 

12. Contact

If you have any questions or queries about this privacy policy, please contact us at dpr@emdha.sa. emdha TSP reserves the right to modify this privacy policy. emdha TSP will post changes to the privacy policy on this page. Please check this page at regular intervals for updates.