Privacy Policy

What data do we collect?

MERH collects the following data: Personal identification for communication activities (Title, Name, email address, topics of interests).

How do we collect your data

You directly provide MERH with the data we collect. We collect data when you:

  • Sign up to our member access and mailing list.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies

 

How will we use your data?

MERH collects data provided by you so that we can send you our latest publications, updates and events.  If you have signed up to receive publications or updates on our work, you may opt out at any time by contacting our admin team: info@the-middle-east-research-hub.com. We do not share your data with any third parties.

How do we store your data?

MERH stores your data using secured website hosting provider. We only use subscribers contact information for communication purposes. 

What are your data protection rights?

MERH is fully compliant with data protection laws.

You have:

  • The right to access - You have the right to request MERH for copies of your personal data

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

  • The right to erasure - You have the right to request that MERH erase your personal data

  • The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that MERH restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions

  • The right to processing - You have the right to object to MERH’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions

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

 

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at :

info@the-middle-east-research-hub.com

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies. 

How do we use cookies?

MERH uses cookies to improve your experience on our website, through understanding how you use it. 

What types of cookies do we use?

MERH’s website uses essential and functional cookies

Cookies that may be used:

  • XSRF-TOKEN, Used for security reasons, Duration: Session, Type: Essential

  • hs, Used for security reasons, DurationL Session, Type: Essential

  • svSession, Used in connection with user login, Duration: 2 years, Type: Essential

  • SSR-caching, Used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered, Duration: 1 minute, Type: Essential

  • _wixCIDX, Used for system monitoring/debugging, Duration: 3 months, Type: Essential

  • _wix_browser_sess, Used for system monitoring/debugging, Duration: session, Type: Essential

  • consent-policy, Used for cookie banner parameters, Duration: 12 months, Type: Essential

  • smSession, Used to identify logged in site members, Duration: Session, Type: Essential

  • TS*, Used for security and anti-fraud reasons, Duration: Session, Type: Essential

  • bSession, Used for system effectiveness measurement, Duration: 30 minutes, Type: Essential

  • fedops.logger.sessionId, Used for stability/effectiveness measurement, Duration: 12 months, Type: Essential

  • wixLanguage, Used on multilingual websites to save user language preference, Duration: 12 months, Type: Functional       

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases, come of our website features may not function as well as a result

 

Changes to our privacy policy

MERH keeps its privacy under review, and keeps in line with EU guidelines.

 

How to contact us

If you have any questions on MERH’s privacy policy and the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please contact us at: info@the-middle-east-research-hub.com. You may also contact the Information Commissioner's Office if you have any complaints about how we have used your data. 
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113

ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk

© The Middle East Research Hub 2019

info@the-middle-east-research-hub.com

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