This website is operated by Bates Pan Gulf LLC i.e. BPG Group ( “we” or “us”).
BPG Group consists of a network of affiliates, including but not limited to BPG Dubai and BPG Kuwait.
What information do we collect?
In connection with your use of the Site, you may provide personal information to us in various ways. The types of personal information we may obtain include personal information contained in content you submit, such as when you email us by clicking on BPG Group email address hyperlinks on the Site. You are not required to provide this information but, if you choose not to do so, we may not be able to offer you certain of our services and features of the Site.
We may gather the following information about you when you use this website:
- Email address
- Telephone number
- IP address (a unique identifier for your computer or other device)
- Mobile device ID
- Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to us (this may include sensitive personal information e.g. ethnic origin)
How do we use it?
We will use your personal information in the following ways. We are also required by law to state a “legal basis for processing”, i.e. to tell you on what grounds we are allowed to use your information, and this is also set out below:
How we will use your personal information
Our legal basis for processing
|To provide you with information that you have requested e.g. a newsletter, bulletins;||Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To respond to specific queries you may raise regarding WPP and its operating companies;||Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website;||Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have consented for us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To process and consider your job application;||Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to assess your job application and to keep you updated throughout the application process.|
|To allow you to submit articles to the BPG Reading Room;||Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To process your registration for events, seminars, conferences, and meetings via the BPG Group website for BPG, its affiliates or partners.||Our legitimate interests – we use your information to book you on to the requested events and to send confirmation to you and the event organizer.|
When you use the Site, we may obtain certain information by automated means, such as browser cookies. The information we obtain in this manner may include your device IP address, domain name, identifiers associated with your devices, device and operating system type and characteristics, web browser characteristics, language preferences, clickstream data, your interactions with the Site (such as the web pages you visit, links you click and features you use), the pages that led or referred you to the Site, dates and times of access to the Site, and other information about your use of the Site.
To the extent required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent before placing cookies or similar technologies on your computer. You can stop certain types of cookies from being downloaded on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser. Most web browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new browser cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new browser cookie and how to disable existing cookies. You can find out how to do this for your particular browser by clicking “help” on your browser’s menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. The Site is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers. Please note that, without cookies or other automated tools, you may not be able to use all of the features of the Site.
We do not obtain personal information about your online activities of time and across third-party websites, devices, and other online services. On the Site, we use third-party online analytics services, such as those of Google Analytics. The service providers that administer these analytics services use automated technologies to collect data (such as email addresses, IP addresses, cookies, and other device identifiers) to evaluate, for example, use of the Site and to diagnose technical issues. To learn more about Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.