Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes our practices regarding the use, maintenance, and disclosure of Personal Data that we collect through the Al Rayyan International University College website (hereinafter referred to as “University” or “AIRU”) defined hereunder. You can be assured that any Personal Data that you disclose to us will be treated only in the manner described in this policy.

Whenever this Policy mentions “University” or “we” or “us” or “our”, it refers to the Al Rayyan International University College, which is responsible for your information under this Privacy Policy. Whenever the terms “you” and “your” are mentioned in the Policy, it refers to a User (which includes a “Candidate”, “visitor”, “student”) accessing our Channels and/or Visitor of our Channels.

We urge you to read this Policy thoroughly. By accessing our website using our Channels. Kindly note, this policy does not apply to third-party websites, even if they link to our Channels, and You should consider the privacy practices of those third-parties carefully.

BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS OF THE PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR PROVIDE US WITH YOUR INFORMATION.

SCOPE

This policy is applicable to all members of the Al Rayyan International University College and visitors to the University. It includes the students, faculty, lecturers/instructors, researchers, staff, third-party contractors, and others with access to the University’s and restricted information. The University website, as well as other sites across campus, contain links to various external websites. The University is not responsible for the privacy and security practices or the content of external websites linked to.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

ARIU recognizes and respects the importance of confidentiality and security of personal information in this increasingly open electronic age. The University does not intend to sell, swap, rent, or otherwise disclose for commercial purposes, outside the scope of ordinary University functions, your name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other information you provide. While the University makes reasonable efforts to protect information provided to us, we cannot guarantee that this information will remain secure and are not responsible for any loss or theft.

We ask for and may collect personal data from various sources, which may include but are not limited to, information you voluntarily provide to us at any events, seminars, conferences, talks, promotions, surveys organised by us, and/or information we collect when you submit web forms on our websites or if you use interactive features of the websites. We record any personal information or other content that you provide to us at the time of providing feedback or registering a complaint.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may collect some sensitive personal information (e.g. social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, gender, and criminal background, etc) through the Site as a result of our online application process for admission. In collecting this sensitive personal information, ARIU respects individual privacy, protects against unauthorised access to or use of information, and complies fully with all laws and government regulations in the collection, use, storage, display, distribution and disposal of such information. Authorised uses of sensitive information within the ARIU are limited to uses which are necessary to: a) meet our legal and regulatory requirements; b) facilitate access to services, transactions, facilities and information; or c) otherwise support efficient academic and administrative processes.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use third parties to help us design and operate the Site, provide services to support the Site, process your information, and provide promotional and marketing activities on our behalf. For example, we may hire a company to run certain website applications, help us analyse our data, process your credit card information, or send information on our behalf about services and events in which you may be interested. Unless otherwise indicated at the time we collect your information, if we allow third parties to access the personal information we collect, we will have contractual provisions or other appropriate protections in place to ensure such access is for limited purposes and in compliance with this Privacy Policy. We do not share your personal information with third parties without your consent,

FOR COMPLIANCE, FRAUD PREVENTION AND SAFETY

We may use your personal information as we believe appropriate to: (a) investigate or prevent violation of the law or your agreements with us; (b) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by prosecuting and defending legal claims); (c) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorised, unethical or illegal activity; (d) comply with applicable laws, lawful requests and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities; and (e) where permitted by law in connection with a legal investigation. For example, we may share information with law enforcement to reduce the risk of fraud or if someone uses or attempts to use our site for illegal reasons.

SECURITY, COMPLIANCE, FRAUD PREVENTION, SAFETY: COMPLIANCE WITH LAW

We may disclose your personal information as we believe appropriate to government authorities or law enforcement officials or private parties for the purposes described above under the following sections: For compliance, fraud prevention and safety and for compliance with law.

LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal data described in this Privacy Policy will depend on the personal data concerned and the specific purposes for which we collect it. We collect and use your information for a variety of purposes, including those that:

(a) are in our legitimate interests (for example, providing educational offers, evaluating your academic performance, conducting admissions research, managing internal administrative tasks, conducting analytics to improve websites or program offerings, and requesting gifts or donations),

(b) are necessary in order to enter into or perform a contract with you (for example, providing educational programs, processing your application for admission, processing your payments or donations, registering you for courses or events, and managing employment or other work relationships),

(c) you consent to, or

(d) are necessary to comply with our legal obligations.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

Neither AIRU, nor any of its units, programs, staff, agents or individual trustees of the University, shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained in the University Web and assumes no responsibility for anyone’s use of the information. In no event shall the University Web, ARIU or its units, programs, staff, agents or individual trustees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this system, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but is not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behaviour, negligence or under any other cause of action.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

By continuing to view the pages of this Website, you do acknowledge that you did read and accept the present disclaimer.

If you do not respect the legal disclaimer and/or the Privacy Policy, Al Rayyan International University College may block your access to the Website and take any future action as appropriate. ARIU may change this legal disclaimer and/or Privacy Policy at any time, and these modifications will be effective immediately after they become available online. You agree to periodically read the present legal disclaimer and Privacy policy in order to be aware of any change in the wording of the present document. You agree to systematically be bound by the latest version of the present legal disclaimer and privacy policy.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

ARIU is the sole owner of all copyright and other intellectual property rights (Trademarks, patents, etc.) of every element of the Website. Every element of the Website is protected by copyright, unless expressly stated. No copy of any element of the website may be reproduced or distributed for any purpose without the AIRU’s express authorization.

APPLICABLE LAW

The website is governed only by the Laws of Qatar.

CONTACT US ON

Al Rayyan International University College

By email:

  1. General Inquiries: info@ariu.edu.qa
  2. Registration Office: register@ariu.edu.qa
  3. Library: library@ariu.edu.qa
  4. ICT: ictsupport@ariu.edu.qa
  5. Marketing: marketing@ariu.edu.qa
  6. Professional Trainings: ptp@ariu.edu.qa
  7. Careers: careers@ariu.edu.qa

Phone No: +97444888116 ; +97444888126

Address: Al Rayyan International University College (ARIU), Al Jeleait Street, Bin Omran, P.O Box 36037, Doha Qatar.