The connectthroughus.com website and its sub-domains are owned by Oman Exhibitions Organizing Co LLC, a limited liability company incorporated in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, and having its head office at 1st Floor, SABCO Building, Wattayah, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, Post Office Box 20, Postal Code 117, Al Wadi Al Kabir, Tel: +968 24660124, Fax: +968 24660125.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions "we", "our" and "us" refer to Oman Exhibitions Organizing Co LLC, "this website" collectively refers to the connectthroughus.com website and its sub-domains, and "you" and "your" refer to a specific individual or program accessing this website.
This website is governed in accordance with the laws of the Sultanate of Oman. The courts of the Sultanate of Oman shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website.
Scope of and purpose of processing of personal data
We generally only process personal data of our users as is necessary to provide a functioning website and to provide our content and services. We only process personal data of our users on a legal basis under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Legal basis can be a contractual obligation, our legitimate interest or consent provided by the individual user. Sometimes prior consent cannot be obtained and thus the processing of personal data is permitted by law.
Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer.
The following data is collected:
- Information about the browser type and its version
- The user’s operating system
- The user’s internet service provider
- The user’s IP address
- Date and time of access
- Websites/pages accessed by the user's system through our website
The temporary processing of the IP address is necessary in order to deliver the website to the user’s computer. For this purpose, the user’s IP address needs to be saved for the duration of the usage.
The logfiles are saved to ensure the functionality of our website. This data enables us to optimize our website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. In this context, we will not process personal data for any other purposes.
Lawful basis for processing of personal data
We are voluntarily committed to a Self-Assessment procedure. Data privacy legThe individual has given her/his consent to the processing of her/his data for one or more specific purposes (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). It is necessary for entering into or performing a contract with the individual (Article 6 (1)(b) GDPR). It is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller or a third party, except where these interests are overridden by the interests or the fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual which require protection of personal data (Article 6 (1)(f) GDPR).
Data storage and deletion
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
We will delete your data when the processing of the data is no longer required to fulfil the purposes we collected it for. When we process the data for the provision of our website, your data will be deleted when the website session ends.
When we process data in logfiles, we will generally delete the data 7 days after the processing. Extended storage is possible. In this case, the user’s IP address will be deleted or pseudonymized in order to prevent the identification of the user.
Cookies are small pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer when requested by a website. They do not compromise your privacy or security, as each cookie can only be read by the same website that requested your browser to store the cookie.
We request your browser to store a cookie when you access this website and may request your browser to store one or more cookies when you make purchases, request or personalize information, or register yourself for certain services. Unless you explicitly opt to store additional information, our cookies only contain one or more sequential computer-generated identifiers. The cookies this website requests your browser to store are suffixed with " connectthroughus.com " and expire at the very latest after 365 days from the date on which they were last updated. This information is used to help us better understand this website's usage, so that we can improve our service to you and may also be used to provide content on this website based on your previous visits, including, but not limited to advertisements and promotions. Unless you explicitly opt to store additional information, we do not link information automatically collected by such means with personal information about you. Accepting to store the cookies requested by this website does not give us access to your personal information, but we may use the cookies to identify your computer. Most browsers automatically store cookies by default, but you can choose to refuse or selectively accept to store certain cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. However, if your browser refuses to store cookies, some features of this website may not be available to you and some pages on this website may not display properly.
Legal basis for the processing of personal data with cookies which are technically necessary is our legitimate interest (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
Legal basis for the processing of personal data with using cookies for the purposes of analysis is the individual’s consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR).
You can find information on popular browsers and how to adjust your cookie preferences at the following websites:
• Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://www.microsoft.com/...
• Mozilla Firefox: http://www.mozilla.org/...
• Google Chrome: www.google.com/chrome
Additionally, browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer feature The Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) technology, which gives you the ability to make informed choices about the use of your personal information online. P3P-enabled browsers can be configured to automatically accept or refuse to store cookies, based on whether a website's P3P compact policy file meets your privacy preferences. We will make every effort to provide a P3P compact policy file for each cookie that this website requests your browser to store.
Data collection and use
On our website, you are able to subscribe to our event newsletter and communication that is available for our subscribers free of charge. By subscribing to our newsletter and communication services we will transfer the data you provided in our iFrame input form for our newsletter mailings.
We will process the following data:
- First name
- Last name
- Company name
- E-Mail address
- Date and time of the subscription
Legal basis for the processing of your personal data supplied to us through your newsletter and communication subscription is the consent provided by you (Article 6 (1)(a) GDPR).
If you receive the newsletter because you are an Oman Exhibitions Organizing Co LLC contact and the details you registered with us the legal basis is Article 6 (1)(b) GDPR).
To optimize our newsletter and communication services we use personalized newsletter tracking tools. We will not only process your email address but also your activity in connection with our newsletter and communication services (e.g. clicks on articles/events).
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter and communication services at any time. A link to unsubscribe will be provided below every newsletter sent by us.
Your data may be held after the termination of your relationship with us for the purposes of improving our services offered. We do not collect any additional information about you other than that outlined above.
Access to your personal data
You have the right to be informed, the right of access, the right of rectification, the right to erasure and the right to restrict processing of the personal data that we hold about you within the limits of the current data protection legislation. Please contact us via email if you would like a copy of your personal information. You may ask us to correct or remove personal information you think is inaccurate. Please contact us should you wish to exercise any of these rights. We will check the legal requirements for the exercise of this right.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org , or send postal mail to the following address:
Oman Exhibitions Organizing Co LLC
PO Box 20, PC 117
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
We will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data that we keep about you, within 40 days; subject to the provision of proof of your identity.
We are committed to protecting the privacy needs of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests.
Except where required by local laws, we do not knowingly collect personal data from minors. If you are a minor, you may only use our Site and services with the permission of your parent or guardian. If you are in the EU, our online services are not directed at children under the age of 13. If you believe we have collected information about a child under the age of 13, please contact us so that we may take appropriate steps to delete such information. If you are at least 13 but under the age of 16, please get the consent of your parent or legal guardian before giving us any personal data about yourself.
We are committed to protecting the information you provide us. We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control, in accordance with the applicable laws of the Sultanate of Oman. The security measures are designed to prevent unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. SSL encryption is designed to make the information unreadable by anyone but us. This security measure is working when you see either the symbol of an unbroken key or closed lock (depending on your browser) on the bottom of your browser window. You should be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Although we strive to protect such information, we do not guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to us over the Internet and you do so at your own risk. If you do not feel it is appropriate to send information electronically, please contact +96824660124 for an alternative way of conducting business.
Notification of changes
Oman Exhibitions Organizing Co LLC
PO Box 20, PC 117
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Last Updated: 25 May 2018