Privacy Policy

Mubarak Technologies is immensely grateful for allowing us to communicate with you. The reason for this notice is so that Mubarak Technologies can comply with the law on data protection and in so doing assure you that the personal information that you have provided to us is dealt with properly and securely and so that you know how to seek a remedy if you are not satisfied with our use of your information.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

In order to enable us to receive personal data for the specified purposes, we may provide your identity to a number of services that automate your data, we have carefully selected these services in a manner that is compliant with the regulation (see Automated Decision Making).

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

This information is sufficient to identify you and to enable you to communicate with you by the means that you have elected (such as email) and for the specified purposes (such as keeping up to date with Mubarak Technologies’s work). Since you have elected to receive further information from Mubarak Technologies, such as our newsletter, then we have to retain contact information, including your identity and contact details, for as long as you wish to continue to receive information from us. We will contact you once every year in order to verify that you wish us to continue to contact you in this way.
We, therefore, hold your information for these purposes with your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing [email protected]

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Mubarak Technologies does not sell, give, transfer, or otherwise use your personal data other than for the purposes mentioned above.

Your contact information

Mubarak Technologies has obtained from you some personal information today. This information is sufficient to identify you and to enable you to communicate with you by the means that you have elected (such as email) and for the specified purposes (such as keeping up to date with Mubarak Technologies’s work). Since you have elected to receive further information from Mubarak Technologies, such as our newsletter, then we have to retain contact information, including your identity and contact details, for as long as you wish to continue to receive information from us. We will contact you once every year in order to verify that you wish us to continue to contact you in this way.
We, therefore, hold your information for these purposes with your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing [email protected]

Additional information

How we protect your data

We are also obliged to explain to you your rights in respect of our processing of your personal data. These are:

  • The right to request from Mubarak Technologies a copy of your personal information as it is held by us. There is normally no charge for us doing this.
  • The right to request Mubarak Technologies to correct any errors in the personal information that we hold about you. We may request some evidence to confirm that an error has been made.
  • The right to ask Mubarak Technologies to erase any personal data that Mubarak Technologies holds on you (although that right does not apply where Mubarak Technologies has a legal obligation to retain it).
  • The right to ask Mubarak Technologies to restrict (suspend) the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to object to Mubarak Technologies’ processing of your personal data under certain circumstances.The right to ask Mubarak Technologies to provide a copy of the personal data that were obtained from you in a portable machine-readable format and to ask us to send that copy to another data controller.
  • Where you have given your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. If you do this, the withdrawal of consent does not affect Mubarak Technologies’s legal obligation to retain certain information such as for the purpose of keeping taxation records and it does not act retrospectively.
  • The right to complain to a supervisory authority (regulator). Mubarak Technologies invites you to make any complaint directly to the Data Processing Manager in the first instance but you have the right to complain to the regulator at any time. In India, the supervisory authority (regulator) is the Information Commissioner and the further details can be found here: https://cic.gov.in/

What data breach procedures we have in place

Mubarak Technologies does not and does not intend to process your personal information for any purposes other than those described in this notice and for which you have given your consent or where Mubarak Technologies has a legal obligation to do so.

What third parties we share data from

Mubarak Technologies does not sell, give, transfer, or otherwise use your personal data other than for the purposes mentioned above.
In order to enable us to receive personal data for the specified purposes, we may provide your identity to a number of services that automate your data, we have carefully selected these services in a manner that is compliant with the regulation (see Automated Decision Making).
Mubarak Technologies does not send your personal information outside of across the country other than in case of any necessity with the concern of you. If any of the services do this then they are obliged to explain this to you.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

The following are the automated decisions or profiling that is carried out using your personal data, with an explanation to the reason and the logic involved, as well as the consequences of processing your personal data in this way: Mubarak Technologies may use MailChimp if you have signed up to receive updates or fundraising emails. After signing up, Mailchimp will send you an automated email confirming your signup to a Mubarak Technologies list. If you have donated to ‌Mubarak Technologies you will receive an automated receipt for your donation from DonorBox. Mubarak Technologies may use Google Firebase to sync your bookmarks and notes from our apps. Mubarak Technologies may use Google Play Services to provide device-specific information when you are using our applications through Google Play. Your email may be used by Mubarak Technologies to find similar people on Facebook to seek compliant ways to elicit their support. Facebook uses your email to find your profile and then automatically looks for similar profiles. The above services that are involved in automating your data are GDPR compliant.

Summary

Mubarak Technologies does not and does not intend to process your personal information for any purposes other than those described in this notice and for which you have given your consent or where Mubarak Technologies has a legal obligation to do so.

Mubarak Technologies hopes that this notice explains how we will use the personal information that you have supplied to us and assures you that we are treating you fairly and lawfully. If you have any concerns or complaints, please do not hesitate to contact Mubarak Technologies via the details above. Nothing in this document seeks to or should be taken to override any statutory rights that apply to you.