Website Users​

This Privacy Notice applies to Personal Data KAUST collects through the KAUST website (the "Website") and does not apply to information KAUST collects in any other manner. Your use of the Website is subject to this Privacy Notice . Please read this Privacy Notice carefully to understand how KAUST treats information collected through the Website.

Collection and Retention of Information

KAUST gathers or may gather certain information about your use of the Website, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. In addition, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by KAUST. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses.

In order to maintain your information in an efficient manner, KAUST retains the information it gathers about you to make your repeat visits to the Website more efficient, practical, and relevant.

The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age, and KAUST's Website does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

KAUST does not disclose to third parties your personal information, including information about your use of the Website (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below:

  • KAUST may disclose such information to companies and individuals KAUST works with in carrying out its functions, including companies and individuals authorized to perform functions on its behalf. Examples may include hosting its Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, assisting with recruitment, collaborating with education and research, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions.
  • KAUST may disclose personal information if legally required to do so, for public safety reasons, or to protect life or health.
  • KAUST may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to the Website with its partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors that visit the KAUST site and how those visitors use the site. 

In the event that KAUST contracts with a third party to provide some part of the information or service that you have requested, KAUST may provide your information to such third party, or such third party may collect information from you on KAUST's behalf. KAUST uses reliable service providers who undertake to put in place appropriate security measures to ensure a reasonable level of protection. Such third parties will have access to personal information solely for the purposes of performing the services for which they have been engaged.

Links to Other Sites

The Website contains links to third-party websites that are provided for your convenience. KAUST does not endorse nor is it responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of use that govern those websites when you visit them.

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