1. PRIVACY POLICY OVERVIEW

The Privacy Policy of Zahrat-al-Sharq (http://zahrat-al-sharq.com/), which is a US-based Amazon affiliate e-commerce website, acknowledges, protects, and respects the privacy of its users. This policy outlines the manner in which Zahrat-al-Sharq collects, uses, and discloses the data of its buyers, customers, visitors, members, and users (collectively referred to as “user”). It has been made available on the website for easy access to all users, enabling them to be informed about our data collection practices.

  1. TYPE OF DATA ZAHRAT-AL-SHARQ’S WEBSITE COLLECTS

User-provided data on our website is collected professionally, including information given during product registration or purchases. Such information is considered voluntarily shared by the user. Payment-related data is collected by third-party platforms. We also collect data automatically, such as the user’s IP address, browser type, device, and OS type, access dates and times, and viewed pages. Additionally, information related to website interactions like reviews, feedback, and comments may be collected, as well as information collected automatically through cookies.

2.1 Direct Information Collection For Our Services  

We will collect information that you will provide us while you are contacting us or browsing the affiliated links on our website. As a result of those actions, you might supply us with the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • IP addresses and Device OS Type (Collected Automatically)

 

  1. USE OF COOKIES AND OUR COOKIES POLICY

Cookies may be placed in the user’s device browser files, or the device’s IP address may be tracked to provide automated features. Cookies are small data files that store tracking identifiers sent by a hosting server or website to a browser. They help remember user preferences and compile aggregated statistics about user activity. There are two types of cookies, “Session Cookies” and “Permanent Cookies.” Session cookies are removed when the user leaves the website, while permanent cookies remember login information, previous user search information, checkout, and cart details. Cookies do not contain any information that can reveal a user’s identity.

Cookies provide information about user interaction with the website, including page views, weblink clicks, website access, duration of website stay, and other similar actions. This information allows us to track and understand user activity over time to help us improve our services.

3.1. Data And Google Analytics

We utilize Google Analytics to gather data on the use of our website. This includes how frequently users visit the site, which pages are visited, and what other websites were used before accessing our site. The information collected from Google Analytics is only used to improve our website, and we do not combine it with personally identifiable information. Google Analytics only collects the IP address assigned to you on the date of your visit, rather than your name or other identifying information.

Google Analytics places a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user upon your return to our site. However, this cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. The ability of Google to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to our website is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. If you disable cookies on your browser, you can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to our website.

  1. THIRD-PARTY LINKS

Information may be shared with a third party to offer an enhanced service to the users or for the purpose of targeted advertising. The website will not share, lease, or sell any user information to a third party. The website may contain links to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. Upon using these links to leave the website, any information given is not covered by this privacy policy, and the safety and privacy of any information given cannot be guaranteed. The user is obligated to inform themselves of any policies pertaining to third-party websites. The website is not responsible for the privacy policies of third parties.

  1. REASONS FOR USERS’ INFORMATION COLLECTION

Unless otherwise stated, information is collected for internal purposes only. This includes such purposes as to :

  • Administer the services provided by the website, including informing our users of any relevant information contained within our website.
  • Improve the services of our website.
  • Contact the user for the purpose of research, product development or changes, and customer service.
  • Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
  • In the process of selling, expanding, reducing, or acquiring new businesses and assets, users’ information may be shared with our new partners.
  • Increase the efficiency and operation of Zahrat-al-Sharq’s website.
  • Notify the users of updates on our website.

5.1. Sharing of Information

Information may be shared in certain instances where disclosure is necessary for our services. We do not sell users’ information anyway. The sharing of information with the third-party services provider helps us use your information, as described above.

  1. PRIVACY RIGHTS UNDER GDPR AND OTHER USER RIGHTS

In compliance with the GDPR and CCPA and other user privacy rights, this statement has been provided for all the users of our website who are purchasing any of our products or using any of our services. All the users have the right to access their personal information and they have the right to know how their data is being stored on our website. Users can also have their data removed or transferred from our website.

Under GDPR and you have the following rights as a consumer, user, and purchaser:

  • Know what personal data is being collected.
  • Know whether your personal data is sold or disclosed and to whom.
  • Access to your personal data.
  • Request to delete any personal information about you.
  • They have the right to know how our website (including tools and protocols) collects their personal data.
  1. CCPA COMPLIANCE

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is an act enacted for the residents of the USA and specifically for the residents of the state of California. This law provides additional protections and rights for the protection of personal information for California residents. Our website does not sell personal information for monetary consideration; however, we do work with and share personal information with certain partners and third parties unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy. Under CCPA, users hold certain rights that apply to the collection, storage, and sharing of their personal information. Users can contact us to exercise their rights under CCPA by emailing us at the address below.

Under CCPA users have the following rights.

  • Users have the right to know what personal information our website collects.
  • Users have the right to know who we share their data with.
  • Users have the right to deletion of their data.
  • Users have the right to receive Non-Discrimination services.

 

  1. DATA PROTECTION PRACTICES

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or type of misuse by unauthorized parties.

  1. MODIFICATIONS AND AMENDMENTS IN PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this policy at any time, and for any reason. These changes will appear as an update and will include the date of any changes. Any changes will be deemed valid and effective immediately upon the published update. No specific notice will be given to each individual user, and each user has waived any right to such notice. Users are encouraged to review our website regularly in order to inform themselves of any changes to this policy. As such, users are deemed to be informed of any changes by way of the update notice posted to the website at the time of any change. By continuing to use the website after the time of such published changes to the Privacy Policy, the user is deemed to have accepted changes.

  1. OPT-OUT RIGHT TO USERS FROM NEWSLETTER AND E-MAIL LIST

We give all users of our website the to opt out of our newsletters, promotional, and commercial email lists by simply contacting us and letting us know. Moreover, the user has also an option to opt-out by following the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of the commercial email and removing his or her email from our list. Please note, we only send emails in order to send information, respond to inquiries, promote our website, and advertise our business. Requests to be deleted from email lists run by the website shall be completed upon a request submitted to our support department at contact@bingsooltd.com.