Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (“Edamah”) respects your right to privacy and is committed to complying with applicable data protection laws. This privacy notice only applies to information that you provide to us through this website (https://www.edamah.com/).
This privacy notice may be amended from time to time to reflect changes in our practice with respect to the processing of personal data, or changes in applicable law.
WHO WE ARE & HOW TO CONTACT US
Edamah is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice).
Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah)
Building No.551, Road 4612
Sea Front 346, Bahrain Bay
Kingdom of Bahrain
Telephone number: : +97317561222
THE DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
• Identity Data, e.g., name, date and place of birth, nationality.
• Contact Data, e.g., address, e-mail address, mobile and telephone numbers.
• Financial Data, e.g., billing address, bank account details.
• Transaction Data, e.g., details about payments to and from you.
• Marketing and Communications Data, e.g., your preferences in receiving direct marketing
material from us.
• Usage Data, e.g., information about how you use our website.
• Technical data, e.g., your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will only use your personal data for the purpose for which we collected it which may include the following:
• To subscribe you to marketing communications from us (you may opt out of receiving
marketing communications by following the opt-out links of any marketing message sent to
• To manage fees, payments and charges.
• To improve the performance of our website.
• For market research purposes.
• To comply with a legal obligation that we are subject to.
DATA RE DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Within Edamah, your personal data is processed by authorised personnel, line managers, IT,
Operations, General Counsel, Compliance and other corporate functions.
Recipients outside the Edamah, may include:
• third party service providers such as: IT tools and service providers, telecommunications and
electronic communications service providers, external legal counsel, business consultants,
market data providers.
• public authorities and institutions. We may pass on your personal data to public authorities
and institutions such as the police in accordance with any legal or regulatory requirements.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance
with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own
purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in
accordance with our instructions.
Edamah may to transfer your personal data outside the Kingdom of Bahrain where:
• the transfer is permitted by law; or
• you consent to the transfer.
RETENTION – HOW LONG WE WILL STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will process and store your personal data for as long as it is necessary in order for us to fulfill the purposes for which your personal data has been collected as outlined in this privacy notice. When your personal data is no longer required for the purpose it was collected or as required by applicable law, it will be deleted or anonymised.
We use reasonable and appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard your
personal data against unauthorised, accidental or unlawful access, processing, loss, damage or
destruction, in accordance with the law.
IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with services). In this case, we may have to cancel a service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
Subject to certain exemptions and exceptions, you are entitled to the right of access (to provide you with a copy of and further details on the use we make of your personal data), the right to rectification (to update any inaccuracies in the personal data we hold), the right to erasure (to delete any personal data we no longer have a lawful ground to use), the right to block, the right to withdraw consent, the right to correction (to correct your personal data), and the right to object (to object to us processing your personal data – please see below for further details).
INFORMATION ON YOUR RIGHTS TO OBJECT
Individual right of objection
You have the right to file an objection, for reasons relating to your special situation, against the processing of personal data pertaining to you.
If you file an objection, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights, and freedoms or the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
Right of objection to the processing of data for direct marketing purposes
We may process your personal data in order to conduct direct marketing. You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
Right of objection to the processing of data that causes harm or distress
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for a specific purpose or in a specified manner, in either of the following two instances:
• If the processing for such purpose or in that manner causes substantial and unwarranted
harm or distress to you or others.
• If there are reasonable grounds to believe it is likely that the processing for such purpose or
in that manner will cause substantial and unwarranted harm or distress to you or others.
The right to object does not apply where you have consented to the processing or where the
processing is necessary for one of the grounds for lawful processing stipulated in the law.
If you submit an objection, you will need to give reasons and evidence to support the objection.
Right to object to decisions not based on automatic processing
In instances where a decision is taken by us based only on automated processing of your personal data, you have the right to request that another evaluation method be adopted that does not rely on automatic processing.
If you have any concerns about the use of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us on: +97317561222