Abu Dhabi Events
Correcting/Updating Personally Identifiable Information
We only collect Personally Identifiable Information about you from our Website if you choose to provide it to us. This means you can visit our Website without revealing any Personally Identifiable Information. Like most websites, our web servers do collect information about your visit, but not about you personally. This information may include the URL, IP address, browser type and language, and the date and time of your visit. This information may be used for a variety of reasons, including to assist us with diagnosing problems with our servers and to administer the Website. This information may also be used to assist with the detection of fraud and we may pass this information on to the police or other legal authorities.
In order to use certain features of the Website and Products & Services you may be asked to register. Any Personally Identifiable Information which is required and that you choose to provide within the registration process will not be disclosed on our Website. Once registered, you may provide additional information in various areas of the Website. Providing additional information beyond the fields in the registration process is entirely optional and such information may be visible to the public.
How We Use the Personally Identifiable Information You Provide To Us
We may generally use your Personally Identifiable Information, without limitation, to register you to use our Products & Services, to verify your authority to use certain features of our Website and Products & Services, to deliver certain services and notices based on the email settings you have selected, to communicate you for marketing, promotional or research services, to track activity on our Website, for internal administrative purposes, or to improve and tailor the content and general administration of our Website and Products & Services.
Disclosing Your Personally Identifiable Information to Others
We do not disclose or market Personally Identifiable Information obtained through our Website to others unless (i) it is required by law (ii) disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of customers, employees, or property, (iii) you specifically authorise it (iv) it is required in order to service the organization's system infrastructure, or (v) it is part of GESC’s customary policy or practice.
With Whom Your Personally Identifiable Information May be Shared
At times, and consistent with the above, GESC may share your Personally Identifiable Information with others for various purposes. In addition to government entities, authorities or others who we may need to disclose such information according to law, the following outlines the ways in which your Personally Identifiable Information may be shared with others:
We employ other businesses, certain services and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include ticket and merchandise order fulfillment, e-mail deployment, removing repetitive information from customer lists, Website and data analysis, marketing assistance, credit card payments, and customer service. These entities only access the Personally Identifiable Information to perform their functions, but may not use the information for other purposes.
We may email you offers on behalf of our partners. When we do this, we do not give that partner your name and address. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may opt-out in response to the email.
We may share aggregate information such as demographics and Website usage statistics with advertisers, sponsors or other organisations. When this type of information is shared, the other parties do not have access to your Personally Identifiable Information.
Partners, Subsidiaries and Affiliates
We may share your information (including, without limitation, Personally Identifiable Information) with partners, subsidiaries and affiliates of GESC.
We do not review the privacy policies or practices of affiliated companies or third parties to whom we may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information and we make no representation and give no warranty, express or implied, with regards to the way in which such affiliated companies and third parties may use, store and transfer such information.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Internet Data
We employ procedural and technological security measures that are designed to help safeguard your Personally Identifiable Information from loss, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. GESC may use encryption, password protection, and other security measures to help prevent unauthorised access to your Personally Identifiable Information.
It is important to recognise that whatever you transmit or disclose online could be collected and used by others or unlawfully intercepted by third parties. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You shall not under any circumstances have any claim against us that we did not adequately protect your Personally Identifiable Information or other information you provide to our Website.
GESC recognises the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities. We do not encourage children to participate in providing us with any Personally Identifiable Information. We ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor under the age of 18 years, please use our Website and Products & Services only under the approval and supervision of your parents or legal guardian(s).
For the purposes of this policy, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years.
You shall not under any circumstance have any claim against us that we did not adequately protect you or your child’s Personally Identifiable Information or that we did not take adequate measure to protect your or your child’s security while you or your child used our Website and Products & Services.
You maintain ownership rights to your Personally Identifiable Information, even if there is a business transition. However, we may transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation, or other corporate reorganisation in which GESC participates or to a purchaser that acquires a substantial portion of GESC's assets to which this Website relates.
Links to Third Party Websites
Termination of Service
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website and Service at any time for any reason without prior notice or liability. We may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Service at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content, without prior notice or liability.
Unauthorised attempts to defeat or circumvent security features, to use the Website for other than intended purposes, to deny service to authorised users, to access, obtain, alter, damage, or destroy information, or otherwise to interfere with the Website or its operation is prohibited. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution.
Contests or Sweepstakes
Surveys or Voting
From time-to-time GESC may request Personally Identifiable Information from you via surveys or voting polls. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information. At times, you may have to register to vote or to take part in a survey.
Our Website may offer merchandise and/or ticket purchase services, which may be offered by us or by a firm that operates a store under contract with us. If our Website offers shopping or other commercial services, you will use a customer order form to request merchandise and/or tickets. The order form will ask you to give us Personally Identifiable Information (like name, address, email address, gender, date of birth and telephone number), financial information (like account or credit card numbers), and demographic information (like zip code or age). We will use your mailing address to fulfill orders of merchandise and tickets as well as to send you announcements and notifications that may be of interest to you. We will use the financial information that you provide to bill you for Products & Services. By giving our Website your credit card and related personal information, you are authorising us to give that information to the merchant and credit card company in order to confirm and fulfill your order. We may use your email address or telephone number to send you special announcements or notifications of events or other products and services that may be of interest to you and to verify and authorise the use of your credit card for Products & Services for which you have registered or requested.
Limitation of Liability
By providing to us your Personally Identifiable Information, you expressly and unconditionally release and hold harmless GESC from and against any and all liability for injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse of your Personally Identifiable Information.
•"Personally Identifiable Information" may include your name, address, email address, gender, date of birth and telephone number, or other information which by its nature can identify you personally. However, "Personally Identifiable Information" excludes any information that you choose to make available on parts of the Website that are accessible to the public such as your public profile and other publicly visible content that you may add to the Website.
•"GESC" refers to The General Secretariat of the Executive Council, a UAE government entity, and an administrative body entrusted to propose public policies and strategies to be decided on by the Executive Council whose address is, Al khazna 2 - Ministries Complex, P.O.Box: 19, Abu Dhabi, UAE. •"Website” refers to the Internet web site located at the URL www.abudhabievents.ae
“Products & Services" refers to all products and services provided on the Website and all other software, features, tools, websites and services provided by GESC and its business divisions.