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Declaration on Data Protection

  1. Name and Address of the Person responsible for processing
    Responsible entity for the purpose of the relevant data protection provisions is the law firm Meyer Reumann & Partners, P.O. Box 9353, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (Tel.: +971 4 331 7110 / dubai@meyer-reumann.com). Data Protection Supervisor is Mrs. Mariem Al-Ssayrafi (Tel.: +971 4 331 7110 / mariem@meyer-reumann.com).

  2. Collection and Storage of Personal Data as well as Type and Purpose of their Use

    a) When you visit the website
    When accessing our website the browser will send information about your device to our website automatically. The information will be saved temporarily in a so called “Logfile”. The following data will be collected automatically and stored until being erased automatically:
    • IP address of the requesting computer;
    • Date and time of access;
    • Name and URL of the file;
    • Website from which it is accessed (referrer URL); and
    • used browsers and operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.
    The data is processed by us for the following purposes:
    • Ensuring a smooth negotiation of the site;
    • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website;
    • Evaluation of system security and stability; as well as
    • other administrative purposes.
    Our justified interest to collect this data is restricted to the purposes mentioned above. In no case will we use the collected data in order to identify you as a person.

    b) In the Case of Signing up for our Newsletter / Lex Arabiae
    If you have subscribed to our newsletter, we use your email address to send our newsletter to you on a regular basis. Providing an email address is sufficient to receive the newsletter. The subscription can be cancelled any time. You can send us a cancellation request simply by using the above contact information, by E-Mail, fax or by mail.

  3. Disclosure of Information
    No transfer of your personal data to third parties other than for the purposes listed below will take place. We disclose your personal data to third parties only, if:
    • you have given your express consent to do so;
    • the disclosure is necessary to claim, exercise or defend legal claims and only if there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-proliferation regime of your data;
    • there exists a legal obligation for disclosure;
    • it is permitted by law and required for the handling of contractual relations with you.
  4. Analysis tools
    Our website uses the website analysis service for webpages by Google Analytics, a webanalysis service of Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, mountain view, CA 94043, USA; in the following 'Google'). Virtual user profiles are created in this context and cookies are being used. The cookie generated information about your use of the website such as:
    • Browser type/version;
    • Operating system used;
    • Referrer URL (the previously visited page);
    • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address);
    • Time of the server request;
    are transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. The information will be used to evaluate the use of the website, to assemble reports on website activity and to provide website design and Internet related services for the purposes of market research and customized design of these Internet pages. Data will also be transmitted to third parties if this is required by law or in case third parties are processing this data on our behalf. In no event will your IP address will be merged with other data from Google. The IP addresses are anonymized so that no association is possible (IP masking).

    You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the browser software; we point out, however, that this may result in not all functions of this website being fully usable.
    In addition, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on. ( https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

    You can find more information on data protection in relation to Google Analytics at the Google Analytics Help Center ( https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de). If you accessed the page through an advertisement on Google there is a cookie set on this page when using the service Google AdWords conversion tracking. This serves the statistical analysis of the use of the website. The cookie is valid for 30 days. There will be no identification of the person, however it will be registered whether the user has a reached the site via a Google advertisement. You can prevent this in adjusting the setting for cookies in your browser's settings.

  5. Your Rights
    You have the right:
    • to request information about your processed personal data. In particular, you can demand information about the purposes of the processing, the category of personal information, the categories of recipients to which your data were or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification or deletion, constraint processing or contradiction, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of data as long as these were not collected by us as well as on the existence of an automated decision including profiling and if necessary to ask for distinctive information of details;
    • to demand the immediate adjustment of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
    • to require the deletion of your personal data stored by us as far as the data is not necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, to comply with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to exercise or defend legal claims;
    • to require the limitation of the processing of your data if you contest the accuracy of the data, if the processing is unlawful, if the data is no longer needed but you reject the deletion because you will need the data to exercise or defend legal claims or if you have objected to the processing of the data;
    • to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to demand its transfer to another person;
    • to revoke your agreement at any time. Consequently, we may no longer continue to process the data based on this agreement going forward;
    • to complain to a supervisory authority. Usually you can contact the supervisory authority of your place of residence or work place for this purpose;
    • to file an objection against the processing of your personal data if the objection is based on your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right of opposition, which will be implemented by us without the need of specifying a particular situation. Alternatively, you can inform the law firm of your objection informally by call, E-Mail, by fax, or to our postal address listed at the beginning of this privacy policy.
  6. Data Security
    To provide data security, the transmission of the content of our webpage is encrypted by SSL in accordance with up-to-date technical standards. In order to protect the data both we and those service providers we are working together with are applying technical measures aimed at limiting third party access to such data, protection from unauthorized tampering, loss of data and at upholding the confidentiality of such data.

  7. Status and Update of this Privacy Policy
    This privacy policy is dated 25.05.2018. We reserve the right to amend the privacy statement at the appropriate time to improve the privacy and/or to adapt.