COOKIE STATEMENT

This page explains how Sidra Medical and Research Center (“We“, “Us” or “Our“) uses cookies on the website www.sidra.org (the “Website“). By using the Website, you (“You” or “Your“) acknowledge that You accept the provisions of this Cookie Statement.

We may amend this Cookie Statement at any time by amending this page. All such changes will take effect once they have been posted on the Website. By continuing to use the Website after the posting of such changes, You will be deemed to have accepted those changes.

 

What is a cookie?
A cookie cannot harm your computer. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers, which is transferred to Your computer hard drive, tablet or mobile device when You visit a website. The cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognises that cookie. For further information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. However, please note that We are not responsible for the content of any external websites.

 

Information About Our Use of Cookies
The Website makes use of a number of cookies, which helps to distinguish You from other visitors to the Website. If You agree, We may obtain information about Your general internet usage (such as Your IP address, operating system and browser type) for system administration purposes. This information is statistical data about Our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify You as an individual.

We are providing You with this information as part of an initiative to comply with recent GCC legislation and to be clear about Your privacy when using the Website.

The information gathered through cookies help Us to deliver a more personalized service to You when You browse the Website, thereby improving Your experience.

If You do not wish to enable cookies, You will still be able to browse the Website, but certain cookie dependent features and parts of the Website will be unavailable to You. If You would prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from this Website or any other website, You can make those changes in Your browser settings. As each browser is different, please refer to the help pages in Your browser for instructions on how to enable or disable cookies for Your particular platform.

 

Types of Cookies Used on the Website
The cookies We use are split between strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies and functionality cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies are those that are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable You to log into secure areas of Our Website.

Performance cookies collect information about how You use the Website. They allow Us to recognize and count the number of visitors to the Website and allow Us to see how visitors move around the Website. This helps Us improve the way the Website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for more easily. These cookies do not collect information about Your identity. The information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve the performance of the Website.

Functionality cookies allow the website to remember the choices You make (such as Your user name, language, or the region You are in) and provide enhanced features. These cookies are also used to remember changes You have made to text size, font and other parts of the web pages that You can customize. They may also be used to provide services You have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised and they do not gather information about You that could be used for advertising or remembering where You have been on the internet.

By using the Website and making Your choices on how the Website works for You, You agree that We can place the above types of cookie on Your device.

Most of Our cookies will expire at the end of the browser session. However, if Your browser is not closed for any reason, all Our cookies will expire after 2 years.

Contacts
If You want to contact Us with any questions, comments or complaints about how We collect, use or retain cookies, please contact Us at info@sidra.org.