The Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai is committed to maintaining the privacy of information
that you might share with us while visiting our website and interacting with us online.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) covers how we collect and use any personal information that
you provide through the website (“Website” or “Site”).

This Policy applies to all visitors of the website (collectively, “Site Users” or “Users”), including (i) casual
Site Users who visit the Site to learn more about us (“General Visitors”); and (ii) registered users to whom we
have granted access to certain password- protected areas and features of our Site, consisting of our E-Commerce
Online Payment Facility (“Registered Users”).

The term “you”, “your”, and “User”, or similar terms in this Policy means both General Users and Registered

The terms “us”, “we” and “our” refer Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC). Our contact details can be
found at the end of this Policy.

Please read this Policy carefully. By accessing and using our Website, you are acknowledging that you have read
and understood this Policy and agree to be legally bound by it. If you do not agree with the terms of this
Policy, please refrain from using our Site. This Policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms of Use,
which govern the use of our Website.

  • The Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai Website

    The portion of our Website that is accessible to all Site Users (the “General Site”) is designed to provide
    General Visitors with a range of information available on the website. Through our General Site, for example,
    Users can request or be provided alerts, e-vites, e-announcements and other communications from our team. Our
    Website also provides Registered Users with a gateway to the password-protected areas to which they have access-
    to renew and register membership, and make online payments for member registration or renewals.

  • Information You May Provide

    The types of information you may provide while visiting our Site falls into two broad categories: (i) personal
    information; and (ii) anonymous information. We use the term “Personal Information” to mean any information you
    provide to us via the Site that could reasonably be used to identify you- such as your name, address, e-mail
    address, date of birth, telephone number or any combination of such information. “Anonymous Information” is
    information that does not identify you, and may include, for example, statistical information concerning how you
    and other General Visitors use our Site.

  • Our Uses of the Information You Provide

    We use the information you provide to us via the Website only as provided in this Policy. We use the Personal
    Information you provide via the Website only for purposes of providing you with information concerning the
    Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai events, and for responding to requests you may make via
    our Website. We do not share your Personal Information with any third parties.

    Specifically, we collect, or receive, information from General Visitors at different points on our Website, and
    use this information as follows:

  • Renewal/Registration: In order to access the Membership portal section and make use of the
    password-protected areas of our Site, we require that you provide certain information. The registration
    process for certain portions of the Site may require a Registered User to provide additional Personal
    Information, as specified in the registration process. We use the information a Registered User provides
    during the registration process to provide him or her with a username and a password, and to allow the
    Registered User to gain access to password-protected areas of the Site. We also use the contact information
    that Registered Users provide during the registration process as further detailed below.

  • E-mail Communication: We use your e-mail address to send alerts/newsletters, e-announcements and others. In
    addition, we may use your e-mail address to invite you to seminars/briefings, or other functions we believe
    may be of interest to you. You have the ability to opt-out of receiving these materials.

  • Information Notices and Bulletins: Periodically, we may choose to send news, bulletins, seminar and legal
    education announcements, and other information to General Visitors, and will use Personal Information to
    send such communications. If we choose to undertake such communications, you will have the ability to
    opt-out of receiving these communications.

  • Surveys: Periodically, we may initiate surveys at, and we may request Personal Information
    from you in connection with such surveys. You are free to choose whether to participate in this type of
    survey. The information we request may include contact information (such as name and e-mail address). Survey
    information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving our Site. We will notify you of relevant
    details in connection with asking for your participation in such surveys. By submitting information to us
    when registering as a Registered User, you consent to the use of your information for these purposes.

  • Anonymous Information

    We use Anonymous Information to analyze the effectiveness of our Website, and other similar purposes. In
    addition, we may on occasion undertake or commission statistical and other summary analyses of the general
    behaviour and characteristics of General Visitors, and may share Anonymous Information with third parties for
    this purpose. The Anonymous Information provided to third parties will not allow anyone to identify you. We may
    collect Anonymous Information through features of the software that support our Site, through cookies, and
    through other means described below.

  • IP Addresses; Logs: We may automatically receive and record information in our server logs from your
    browser, including your IP address, your computer’s name, the type and version of your Web browser, referrer
    addresses, and other generally accepted log information. We may also record page views and other general
    statistical and tracking information, which will be aggregated with that of other General Visitors in order
    to analyze how our Website is being used, and for security and monitoring purposes.

  • Cookies: We may automatically collect information through the use of cookies, which are small amounts of
    data sent to your browser from our website and stored on your computer or mobile device when you first visit
    our Website. Cookies can be used to provide you with a tailored user experience and to make it easier for
    you to use a website upon a future visit. We may include cookies on our Website and use them to recognize
    you when you return to our site. You may set your browser so that it does not accept cookies.

  • Pixel Tags or Web Beacons: We may also use pixel tags which are small graphic images indicating to us what
    parts of our Website have been visited, and whether e-mail messages have been opened, to measure the
    effectiveness of our Site, and for other purposes. None of this data includes Personal Information, and you
    can opt-out of receiving these types of e-mails.

  • Click-Through Data: We may send e-mail messages which use a “click-through URL” linked to the content on our
    Site. When you click one of these URLs, you pass through our Web server before arriving at the destination
    website. We track click-through data to determine General Visitors’ interest in particular topics, and to
    measure the effectiveness of our client communications. If you prefer not to be tracked, simply do not click
    text or graphic links in the e-mail.

  • Any Information Linked with Your Personal Information Is Protected as “Personal Information”

    To enable us to better understand the characteristics of our General Visitors and to provide information tailored
    to your needs, we may link the Personal Information you have provided with Anonymous Information. If we combine
    or link any Anonymous Information or other information with your Personal Information, the resulting combination
    will be treated and protected as Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

  • Relationship Between Information You Provide Via Our Site and Information You Provide Via Offline Sources

    This Policy applies to information that you provide through the use of our Website and does not apply to
    information you provide to Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai through other means.

  • Disclosures to Third Parties

    As an exception to the policies set out, we will disclose your Personal Information to third parties without your
    express consent in the following circumstances:

  • Site Vendors: We may employ other companies to perform functions on our behalf, such as maintaining the
    Website, collecting information, responding to and sending electronic mail, or other functions related to
    our mandate and services. In order to obtain these services, we may need to share your Personal Information
    with these companies (collectively, “Site Vendors”). We will provide Site Vendors with only the information
    necessary to perform their duties with respect to our Website, and we obligate our Site Vendors to safeguard
    your Personal Information and refrain from using your Personal Information for any other purpose.

  • Affiliates: We may disclose your Personal Information to our affiliates.

  • Harm Mitigation: We may reveal your Personal Information to third parties such as law enforcement or
    investigative agencies if we believe it is necessary in order to prevent, or take action against illegal
    activities, fraud, or situations involving the potential threats to the rights, property, or personal safety
    of any person, or that you are violating these Terms, or other legal obligations.

  • Legal: We will reveal Personal Information to the extent required to do so by law.

  • Your rights in relation to your information

  • You have a number of rights concerning the way that we use your information.

  • At any time, you have the right:

    • to request access to or a copy of any personal data which the Indian Business and Professional
      Council (IBPC) Dubai holds about you;

    • to rectify your personal data, if you consider that it is inaccurate.

  • If you wish to exercise any of these rights, or you wish to raise a complaint about how we are using your information, please contact the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai in the following ways:

    Write to: Siby Sudhakaran
    Call: +971 50 558 5745

  • Removing Information; Opting-Out

  • Opt-Out: If we send electronic communications, we will also provide you with the ability to opt-out of
    receiving further such communications. Instructions for opting-out will be provided either with the
    communication itself; or in a prominent location on our Website. You will not be allowed to opt-out of
    formal notices concerning the operation of this Website, and legal and other related notices concerning your
    relationship to the Site.

  • Deleting Information Provided Via Our Site: We will remove the Personal Information you provided to us in
    connection with your use of this Site from our databases upon your request. Please note that it may not be
    possible to completely remove this information from our databases, due to backups and records of deletions.
    You may not remove de-identified, anonymous, or aggregate data from our databases.

    Limitations on Deleting Information: Please keep in mind that this Policy applies only to information provided
    through our Website, and does not apply to “Non-Website Information”, which is information the Indian Business
    and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai obtains via other channels, such as public databases. Therefore, removal
    of information from our Website databases will not remove Non-Website Information from our databases. We will
    retain Non-Website Information in our databases, including Personal Information that may relate to our General
    Visitors, in accordance with applicable law. If you have questions concerning Non-Website Information, you may
    contact us.

  • Security

    We take reasonable steps to secure and safeguard the security of your personally identifiable information that we
    collect, including training our employees on the obligations of this policy, and the use of software systems
    that guard against unauthorized access.

    However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as completely secure and accordingly we cannot
    warrant that the security of any information you transmit to us will remain free from loss, misuse, or
    alteration by third parties who, despite our efforts, obtain unauthorized access. If we detect, despite the
    safeguards set out above, an intrusion or other unauthorized access to or use of Personal Information, we will
    notify affected users of the intrusion if the information at issue is sensitive, as determined by law.

  • Data Transmitted During Payments

    Your visit to our Website may result in the use of our E-Commerce Internet Payment Services. Any credit card or
    debit card details and related personally identifiable information will not be stored, sold, shared, rented or
    leased to any third parties.

  • Children’s Privacy

    The Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai will not accept or request Personal Information from
    individuals we know to be under 21 years of age or legally disabled. If we learn that a minor under 21 or a
    legally disabled person has provided Personal Information, we will delete this information from our databases.

  • Legal basis:
    • Our processing of your personal information is necessary:

      • for the performance of contracts to which you will be a party to and in order to take steps
        at your request prior to you entering into those contracts;

      • for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us; or

      • in order to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject.

    • Our processing is based on the legitimate interest grounds described above, those legitimate
      interests include: (i) collecting personal information to provide you with smooth and efficient
      customer experience; (ii) running our business; (iii) to detect and prevent fraud; and (iv) for our
      own marketing, research and product development.

  • Failure to provide information – the provision of personal data to us is necessary for us to
    provide the membership and failure to do so may result in us being unable to provide membership which you
    have requested.

  • Complaints– If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right to
    make a complaint to the data protection regulator in your country.

  • Notification of Changes

    From time to time, we may make changes to this Privacy Policy. We will post notice of the new Policy from the
    privacy link on our Website. Your use of our Website following any such change constitutes your agreement to
    follow and be bound by the Privacy Policy, as changed.

  • Contacting Us

    If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact:

    Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai

    14th Floor -1402, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)
    Sheikh Zayed Road. Dubai, UAE, PO Box: 25414
    Phone No. +971 4 33 24 300
    Email ID:

  • Effective Date and Legal Notice

    The original effective date of this Agreement is [●] February 2020