Privacy Policy

Introduction:

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution ("BCDR") is committed to protecting the confidentiality of all information provided by its website visitors and users ("Visitors"). This Privacy Policy ("Policy") reflects how the BCDR collects, stores and uses personal data of Visitors browsing www.bcdr.com ("Website").

All Visitors will have access to the public section of the website. Some sections of the website will only be accessible to certain Visitors ("Registered Users") who register to use the BCDR online services ("Online Services"). The Registered Users will be permitted to use specific sections including Clients, Clients' Representatives, Neutrals and BCDR Staff.

Collection and use of information:

In order to make use of the website as convenient as possible, the BCDR collects and records certain information which may include Visitors IP addresses, domain names, browsers, operating systems and the site providing the link to the BCDR website. This information will assist the BCDR in developing and building improved services by understanding and monitoring which areas of the Website are most frequently visited by users, identifying problematic areas and measuring the overall performance of online services. The BCDR will not allow access to Visitor information to anyone outside the organisation.

Visitors making general enquiries, requesting information or registering for specific online services may be required to provide personal information to include, without limitation: name, telephone number, ID number, address, e-mail address...etc.

Some of the information provided to the BDCR by Visitors or Registered Users may be shared with its institutional and administrative partners.

Online payments through the Website will be directed to the Banking site responsible for processing such payment. These Banking sites have separate Privacy Policies, which may not be the same as those provided by the BCDR. All those using the payment facilities should refer to the individual privacy policies.

Use of Cookies:

In order to facilitate easy access to the website and its services, the BCDR may make use of "Cookies". These are compact pieces of information stored on computer hard drives, that allow the BCDR server to identify website users. The only information collected is that required for the system's administration of the website. Should you not wish to allow access to Cookies on your hard drive, you may change your website browser setting to reject Cookies.

Security:

The BCDR is committed to ensuring all personal information is totally secure, and that all data is safeguarded from misuse.

Links:

Certain pages on the website may have links to third party websites. Please be advised that the BCDR has no control over the content or security of linked sites or additional links contained therein. The BCDR makes no representation regarding the content of these links; accordingly, users are advised to carefully read the Privacy Policy of such sites as the conditions offered by them may not be the same as those offered by the BCDR. The BCDR cannot be liable for any loss or damage, which may arise from the use of such third party websites.

Disclosure:

The BCDR may be required by the Law or a judicial or governmental order to make personal information of its Visitors to the website available to law enforcement representatives.

Change of Privacy Policy:

The BCDR reserves the right to revise its Privacy Policy from time to time. For this reason, please check regularly for the most recent version of the BCDR Privacy Policy.

Governing Law:

This Privacy Policy shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain.