Privacy Policy, terms & conditions

                     Welcome to Arab Franchise Expo – Dubai. Our Privacy Policy governs your visit to and explains how we collect, safeguard and disclose information that results from your use of our Service. We use your data to provide and improve Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information per this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

Our Terms and Conditions govern all use of our Service and together with the Privacy Policy constitute your agreement with us.

SERVICE means the website operated by Arab Business Media FZC LLC, UAE.
PERSONAL DATA means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
USAGE DATA is data collected automatically, either generated by the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
COOKIES are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
DATA CONTROLLER means a natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and how any personal data are or are to be, processed. For this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data.
THE USER is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.

Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve
our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
Personal Data
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 (“Personal Data”). Personally,
identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
1. Email address
2. First name and last name
3. Phone number
We may use your Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials,
and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all,
of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link.

Usage Data
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or
when you access the Service by or through any device (“Usage Data”).
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’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 Service with a device, this Usage Data may include information such as the
type of device you use, your device’s unique ID, the IP address of your device, your device
operating system, the type of Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers, and other
diagnostic data.

Use of Data
Arab Franchise Expo uses the collected data for various purposes:
0.1. to provide and maintain our Service;
0.2. to notify you about changes to our Service;
0.3. to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do
0.4. to provide customer support;
0.5. to gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service;
0.6. to monitor the usage of our Service;
0.7. to detect, prevent and address technical issues;
0.8. to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
0.9. in any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
0.10. for any other purpose with your consent.

Retention of Data
We will retain your Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this
Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Data to the extent necessary to comply with our
legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with
applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally
retained for a shorter period, 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 periods.

Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on –
computers located outside your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction
where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction. If you are located outside Dubai and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Dubai and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Arab Franchise Expo will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is
treated securely and under this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take
a place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the
security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data
We never disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide:
1.1. Business Transaction.
If we or our subsidiaries are involved in a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your Personal
Data may be transferred.
1.2. Other cases. We may disclose your information also:
0.2.1. to our subsidiaries and affiliates;
0.2.2. to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business;
0.2.3. to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
0.2.4. include your company’s logo on our website;
0.2.5. for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
0.2.6. with your consent in any other cases;
0.2.7. if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or
safety of the Company, our customers, or others.

Security of Data
The security of your 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.

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 
If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA), you
have certain data protection rights, covered by GDPR. We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit your personal data use.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be
removed from our systems, please email us at
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
0.1. the right to access, update, or delete the information we have on you;
0.2. the right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that
information is inaccurate or incomplete;
0.3. the right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data;
0.4. the right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of
your personal information;
0.5. the right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your
Personal Data in a structured, machine-readable, and commonly used format;
0.6. the right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any
time when we rely on your consent to process your personal information;
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
Please note, we may not be able to provide Service without some necessary data.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of
your Personal Data. Please contact your local data protection authority

in the European Economic Area (EEA) for more information.

Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals:
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track plant cookies, or use advertising when they do Not Track the browser mechanism in place. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in
your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

Service Providers
We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service
Providers”), provide Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in
analysing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Changes to This Privacy Policy
We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by
posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to these Privacy Policies are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by