co|laboratory online user policy

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy, below, govern co|laboratory's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. The term ‘co|laboratory’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of this website whose registered office is Sharjah Media City, Sharjah in UAE. Our company license number is 2111306.01 as issued by Sharjah Free Zone (SHAMS). The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.


The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • All content located in any of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

  • When using any of our co|lab platforms, social media spaces or discussion forums, we expect that all interactions with others will be governed by the tenets of our Shared Ethos Policy: inclusivity, professionalism, respect, integrity, accountability and safeguarding.

  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements before proceeding with any voluntary action on your part.

  • This website contains material which is owned by and/or licensed to us as well as our associates. Reproduction, repurposing, reselling, duplicating, downloading, publishing, modifying or otherwise distributing the material without express permission from the Creative Director and without proper accreditation is prohibited. This material includes, but is not limited to:

    • the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.

    • any content associated with any of our co|lab creations.

    • the content produced as part of co|laboratory in conversation.

    • any linked content to social platforms that are also owned and managed as part of co|laboratory.

    • the resources and short course content, in part or in entirety, for co|lab classroom.

  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website. Should an oversight occur, please contact us immediately to ensure due credit is given.

  • Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

  • Often, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the policies on these linked website(s).

  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of U.A.E. All disputes arising in connection therewith shall be heard only by a court of competent jurisdiction in U.A.E.

Privacy Policy for co|laboratory LLC

At co|laboratory (accessible from www.colabcompany.com) one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by co|laboratory and how we use it. If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to
make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

1. This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our own website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect for co|laboratory.

2. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website, whether partnered with co|laboratory or not.

3. By using the site, you are accepting the practices
 described in this privacy policy.

4. Whenever such practices change, these changes will be
 posted and changes will only apply to activities and information from this date onward.

5. This version of our privacy policy was posted to our website on 18 February 2021.

 

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

information we collect:

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, social media handles and/or accounts, the contents of the message and any attachments you may send us, as well as any other information you may choose to provide. When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

how we use your information:

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website

  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website

  • Understand and analyze how you use our website

  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality for our audience

  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes

  • Send you emails

  • Encourage your engagement with our social media platforms

  • Find and prevent fraud

log files:

co|laboratory follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, basic location, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

cookies:

Like any other website, co|laboratory uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.

third party partner privacy policies:

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising or co|lab collective partners of co|laboratory. Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on co|laboratory, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit. Note that co|laboratory has no access to or control over cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. co|laboratory's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

privacy protection and consumer rights

Consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer's personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

  • Request that a business that sells a consumer's personal data, not sell the consumer's personal data.

  • If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us directly.

Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

  • If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

safeguarding

One of our non-negotiable policies at co|laboratory involves our commitment to the safety of everyone, without exception, and have therefore designed our infrastructure to perpetuate safeguarding practices at every level. As such, everyone involved in or associated with our company will be provided with waivers or codes of conduct which have been specifically tailored for the type of work you will be undertaking within co|laboratory, as necessary. Given the nature of co|laboratory as a hub of creativity for all ages, we are aware that many of our users may be minors (under 18 years of age) and we therefore encourage all parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide the online activity and safety of those in their care. co|laboratory does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from unsupervised children without the consent of their parents or guardians. Our bespoke codes of conduct for all features of our company involving minors reflects this. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.