This site is operated by the Qatar Olympic Academy. This privacy statement outlines the way in which the QOA gather and use information relating to you, the user of the QOA site. By using this site, you consent to the use (including transfer) of information as described below.
What information do we collect?
We collect the following information from visitors to our website information relating to what pages have been followed (e.g. athletes and sports), other 'log data' such as your browser type or settings and information around how and when you used our service, 'device information' (such as for example what type of device and/or operating system you are using), information volunteered by you (e.g. via online or offline registration forms), such as contact details, email address, date of birth .
You also may give us permission to access your information in other services. For example, you may link your Facebook or Twitter (or other social media) account to our services (for example by signing in using these services), which allows us to obtain information from those accounts (like your friends or contacts). The information we get from those services often depends on your settings or their privacy policies, so it is important that you check what those are.
How do we use your information?
We use the information we collect on the website to help us understand how the website is being used and to allow us to communicate with you. Such information will enable us to communicate with you on any matter relating to the QOA, including the provision by us or selected third parties of relevant information, goods and/or services in which we think you may be interested unless you have chosen not to receive such material.
How do we use your personal information?
The QOA may use your personal information, such as your name and contact details, if you choose to supply it, for the following purposes:
- To perform the services that you have requested, which may involve contacting you by post or by email;
- To make parts of the website easier to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once;
- For the detection of fraud and for market research purposes
If you have consented when submitting your personal data (e.g. by ticking or not ticking a consent box) we may also use your personal information, as stated above, to market to you QOA and/or third party products, offers and services and for such other requirements as you may have indicated or consented to.
The QOA is required to ensure that personal data processed by it is subject to appropriate security. Although we will meet this requirement, we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using Material derived from this website. As best practice, we also strongly recommend that you regularly run an anti-virus programme on all Material downloaded from the Internet.
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