WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device’s hard drive when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used to do different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. If you visit this Site, we will deploy these technologies to provide an online service more suited to the device you connect from, as well as for administrative purposes and to enhance your online experience by keeping track of your behavior within this Site. “Session cookies” are automatically deleted once you leave this Site. We collect information about your use of this Site, information about the device or browser you use to access it.
GENERAL TYPE OF COOKIES WE USE
As indicated in our cookie banner, we use two types of cookies:
a. Essential cookies - we currently use one cookie to ensure that, when you return to our website, we know which cookie option about non-essential cookies you have selected in your previous visit.
b. Non-essential cookies - these are cookies that we use to collect aggregated statistics about your visit. You can see below what information we collect about your visit
If you don’t make a choice in the banner, only the essential will be deployed but not the non-essential and the banner will re-appear every time you visit our website.
We classify our cookies as:
a. Strictly Necessary - These cookies are essential, as they ensure your security and privacy when you use this Site, as well as enable you to move around this Site and use its features securely. Without these cookies, certain services on a website cannot be made possible and a website cannot perform as smoothly as it should. It remembers your past activities on the web page from the same session. It expires as soon as the session is terminated, or when you exit this Site.
b. Performance/Analytical - Performance cookies collect statistical information about the use of this Site, help to improve the way this Site works and to help us to identify issues you may have when using our online services.
• Performance/Analytical Cookies can be disabled at your convenience.
c. Persistent - Persistent cookies work by tracking your online preferences. But if you personalize this Site to fit your preferences, persistent cookies will remember and implement those preferences the next time you visit this Site such as storing your login information, language selections, menu preferences and internal bookmarks.
• Persistent cookies can be disabled at your convenience.
d. Marketing/Tracking - These cookies are required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purpose. These cookies can be set through this Site by our carefully selected and monitored advertising third-parties’ partners. They are likely to be used by those third-parties’ partners to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on their websites.
• Marketing/Tracking cookies can be disabled at your convenience.
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|_tt_enable_cookie||TikTok||Advertising cookies||13 months|
|_gid||USA||Google Analytics||To store and count pageviews||1 day|
|_fbp||UK||Google Analytics||Marketing/Tracking||3 Months|
|_scid||sc-static.net||Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers||13 months|
|_ga||USA||Google Analytics||Statistics||1 year|
|_ga_PHVG60J2FD||USA||Google Analytics||To monitor attacks and malware||2 years|
|_gid||USA||Google Analytics||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website||1 Day|
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|AWSALB||USA||Amazon Web Services||AWS ELB application load balancer||7 Days|
|redirectUrlCookie||Alshaya||Tracks User’s preferences||10 years|
|countryCodeRedirectCookie||Alshaya||Tracks User’s preferences||10 years|
|refreshPageUrl||Alshaya||Tracks User’s preferences||10 years|
CONSENT TO COLLECTING YOUR BROWSING EXPERIENCE
By default, the browsing experience of our website visitors is not tracked by us. You may, though, choose to consent to our processing of any personal data collected during your browsing experience on our website to allow us to produce aggregated statistics.
If you enable the Do Not Track option (see below for an explanation) in your web browser, we will respect your choice and your browsing experience on our website will not be tracked for our aggregated statistics.
If you have not enabled the Do Not Track option, we will show you a cookie banner for you to make your choice and install a cookie called xyz to keep track of your choice. This cookie expires after 6 months: then, if your Do Not Track option is not enabled, you will be shown the cookie banner again to renew your choice.
You will always have an option to modify the cookie preferences by accessing the “Cookie Preference” section placed on the website whenever you visit the website.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
a. Third-party organizations may also use their own cookies or other technologies to collect information about the content of this Site that you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on the content you have viewed.
b. We do not have access or control over the cookies placed on this Site by third parties and the use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies.
c. Cookies placed by third parties may serve different purposes. They may be strictly necessary, performance, functionality. You may manage your consent for the cookies on this Site here. However, to disable or reject third-party cookies you must go to the relevant third party's website.
d. Your Personal Data may be collected by various third parties such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter.
DO WE USE SOCIAL NETWORKING COOKIES?
These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on this Site through third-party social networking such as Facebook, Twitter, and other websites.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
When using this Site, you will be directed to other websites. These websites may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites you visit, even if you are directed to them from this Site. If you access those other websites, please read any cookie or privacy statements on those websites if you wish to know what cookies are being used.
HOW CAN I CONTROL COOKIES?
COOKIE CONTROL SETTINGS IN DIFFERENT WEB BROWSER
COOKIES COLLECTED IN THE PAST
The collection of your Personal Data from our cookies can be deleted. You can delete existing cookies from your browser. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used; however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience.
HOW OFTEN WE WILL UPDATE THE COOKIE NOTICE
Alshaya Group Head Office: Burj Alshaya, Al Soor Street, Al Mirqab, Kuwait.
Email: [email protected]
Mailing Address: Alshaya Group, PO Box 181, Safat 13002, Kuwait.