First issued: 7/1/2020
Revised Version: 7/1/2020
Last Updated: 7/1/2020

This Notice explains how Gulf Financial Group B.S.C (hereafter referred to as “GFH”) uses cookies in the web pages of our website at www.GFH.com (“Website”). It explains what these cookies are and why we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used to do different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. If you visit our website, we will deploy these technologies to provide an online service more suited to the device you connect from, as well as to for administrative purposes and to enhance your online experience by keeping track of your behaviour within the site and to make sure you do not see the same special offers repeatedly. We collect information about your use of this site, information about the device or browser you use to access etc.

Why do we use cookies?

We use a limited number of cookies for several reasons as listed in this notice. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate or for administrative purposes and to enhance your online experience by keeping track of your behaviour within the site and to make sure you do not see the same special offers repeatedly.
We classify our cookies as:

1. Strictly Necessary
These cookies are essential, as they ensure your security and privacy when you use our secure sites, as well as enabling you to move around a website and use its features securely.

2. Performance
In most cases, the information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works and to help us to identify issues you may have when using our online services. These cookies enable us to identify specific issues you may have had.

3. Functionality
These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you’ve previously made or personalise your browsing experience.

4. Third Party, Analytics Cookies & Plugins
We use the Analytical cookies of Google Analytics service to analyse the use of our website and keep track of visitors. Google Analytics generate statistical and other information about our website’s use. Details and privacy policy of Google analytics cookies can be found here: analytics.google.com.

We use cookies of Youtube to improve the visibility of our videos. The privacy policy of Youtube cookies can be found on YouTube.com

We use Advertising cookies of DoubleClick (Google), Adwords Conversion (Google), and Google Dynamic Remarketing (Google) services in order to improve advertising and provide you with the most relevant advertising content thereby avoiding showing you the same advertising twice.

Because some of the cookies are necessary to deliver the websites to you, you can however, block or delete them by changing the browser setting, as described below “How can I control cookies?”

What about other tracking technologies, like web beacons?
Cookies are not the only way to recognise or track visitors to a website. Some websites use similar technologies from time to time, like web beacons (sometimes called “tracking pixels” or “clear gifs”). These are tiny graphics files that contain a unique identifier that enable website owners to recognise when someone has visited their website or opened an e-mail sent to them. This allows website owners, for example, to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page to another within the website, to deliver or communicate with cookies. We do not use web beacons or other tracking technologies.

Do you use Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects?
“Flash Cookies” (also known as Local Shared Objects or “LSOs”) are used by some website owners to, among other things, collect and store data about your use of services, fraud prevention and for other site operations. We do not use Flash cookies or Local Shared Objects.

Do you use social networking cookies?
These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Website through third party social networking and other websites.

Do your cookies serve targeted advertising?
We will engage in targeted marketing and we will be using cookies/ tracking pixels that would enable us to engage in such activities,

Links to other websites
When using our website, you may be directed to other websites. These websites may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by other websites you visit, even if you are directed to them from our website. If you access those other websites please read any cookie privacy notices on those websites if you wish to know what cookies are being used.

How can I control cookies?
You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

Cookies Collected in the Past
Collection of your data from our cookies can be deleted. You can delete existing cookies from your browser. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information from your user experience

How often will you update this Cookie Notice?
We reserve the right to make any changes and corrections to this notice from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this notice regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the top of this Cookie Notice indicates when it was last updated.

Where can I get further information?
If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, you can contact us by filling in the form available on http://gfh.com/contact-us, or by reaching out to us by any of the means identified in http://gfh.com/contact-us and we shall endeavour to respond to you at the earliest.