This Policy (hereafter the “Policy”) is maintained by Advanced Petrochemical Company, a company established under the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with its Registered Office at Dammam City, P. O. Box: 7215, Dammam 31462, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Tel.: +966 13 3566000. This Policy shall be applicable to all subsidiaries and affiliates of Advanced Petrochemical Company.
This Policy is based on the Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union. Advanced Petrochemical Company is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of the user(s) of its website. The website will collect and process the data with your consent, and will use such data to improve our products and Services provided to you. We assure you that the data is processed in a lawful, fair, and transparent manner and will be used only to the extent it is permitted and required by applicable laws and regulations.
The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in the singular or in the plural.
Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to Advanced Petrochemical Company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and for the processing of personal data of residents of the European Union.
Affiliate means an entity that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control of Advanced Petrochemical Company, where “control” means ownership of 51% or more of the shares, equity interest, or other securities entitled to vote for the election of directors or other managing authority.
Country refers to The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the European Union for the residents of Europe.
“Applicable Data Protection Law” means applicable data protection and privacy laws including, where applicable, the Personal Data Protection Law and EU Data Protection Law.
“Personal Data Protection Law” (PDPL) means: (i) Regulations issued under the Royal Decree # M/19 of 9/2/1443H; and (ii) the Saudi Data & Artificial Intelligence Authority.
“EU Data Protection Law” means: (i) the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679); (ii) the EU e-Privacy Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC); and (iii) any and all EU Member State laws made under or pursuant to any of the foregoing; in each case as amended or superseded from time to time.
Service refers to the products / services available on our official Website of the Company.
Website refers to the website for the Company and its Affiliates, accessible through https://www.advancedpetrochem.com
Account means a unique account created for you to access our Services or parts of our Services.
You mean a visitor or the individual accessing or using the website (user) of the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable or a candidate who wish to work with our company or potential suppliers/vendors, etc.
Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service.
Device means a device that can access the Service such as a computer, mobile, tablet, or any such electronic device.
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or any other electronic device by our website, containing the details of your browsing history.
Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service, or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.
Third-party Service refers to any website or any social media network or website through which a user can log in or create an account to use the Service.
While using Our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include but is not limited to – private information, Name, Email, Phone number, Address, Social Networking IDs, Educational / Technical Qualification, Work Experience, Skills, etc.
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Services through the Website.
Usage Data may include information such as your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Service by or through an electronic device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of electronic device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your device, operating system, the type of browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you access the Services or visit our website through any electronic device.
The Company allows you to create a unique account and allows the user to login on the portal allowing the access to our Services through the website and/or Third-party Social Media Services:
If you decide to register through or otherwise grant us access to your Third-Party Social Media account, we may collect Personal data that is already associated with your account, such as your name, email, address, Id’s, your activities or your contact list associated with that account.
Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies shall remain on your personal/electronic device even when you go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you exit from the web browser.
We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
Necessary / Essential Cookies
Type: Session Cookies
Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide you with services available through the website and to enable you to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we use these Cookies to provide access only to your preferred services.
Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Us
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use the website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you use the website.
For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section on the website.
You will not have to pay any fees to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we could refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
According to the provisions of the PDPL the Company may use Personal Data with the consent of the user for the following purposes:
The Company may share your personal information in the following situations:
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your Jurisdiction.
You have the right to access, rectify, erasure, restrict processing, object to processing, the right to data portability, and/or request any kind of assistance that you may require in relation to your Personal Data that we may have collected. Our Service may also give you the ability to delete certain information of you available on the portal.
You may update, amend, or delete your information at any time by logging in to your account’s settings section that allows you to manage your personal information. You may also contact us to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us.
You also have a right to register a complaint regarding the manner in which the Company uses your personal data, or you suspect that a personal data breach has occurred. In this regard, you may contact us and provide sufficient details to assist you. If you feel that, the complaint is not dealt with satisfactorily or you are unsatisfied with the response from our support team, you may have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Supervisory Authority established in your country of residence or where you believe your rights have been infringed. The Saudi Data & Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) and / or National Data Management Office (NDMO) is the authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Please note that, we may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.
If your personal data is processed for direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for such advertising purposes; this also applies to profiling to the extent related to such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection according to art. 21 (2) GDPR).
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it could take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
In some instances, the Company may share your personal data with group affiliates or other entities and services provided in countries outside your resident jurisdiction. These countries may have data protection laws that are different from the laws of your country, and in some cases, may not be as protective. In such cases, the Company takes essential measures to ensure an appropriate level of data protection and security including implementing adequate safeguards (and, where necessary, supplementary measures) to ensure that the personal data is afforded a level of protection that is essentially equivalent.
For residents of the European Economic Area, the Company implements safeguards and where necessary supplementary measures to ensure a level of protection guaranteed within the European Economic Area.
The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Please also note that, we shall have no control over and assume no responsibility for any third-party websites or in relation to their services’ contents, privacy policies, or practices.