Brest Friends Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

At Brest Friends (BF), we take your privacy seriously. When dealing with your personal information we observe our obligations under the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) in UAE, as well as other relevant legislation. This policy sets out how we will collect, use, disclose and protect your personal data.

The Types of Information We Collect:

  • Contact details (name, address, telephone numbers, email, etc)

  • Any idiosyncratic / medical or personal information we obtain from you or others about you; and photographs and videos taken at events or posted on Facebook.


Why We Collect Private Information about You

At Brest Friends (BF), we collect information about people to allow us to communicate with them, introduce them to our group, and inform them of the work we do, encourage participation in our programs and fund raising activities.

In different aspects of the work we do, we will require your information to better serve our members, which includes breast cancer patients and / survivors and donors. We generally collect the information we need to deliver and improve the services we provide. We do not use the information in any way other than the purpose it is collected for.

In order for us to find new supporters, donors’ like-minded organizations may allow us to contact their mailing list. However, please be assured that we don’t rent or sell your information to them in return.

We may also sometimes share non-personal, non-sensitive and de-identified information with research organizations.

How We Use Your Information

We only use your personal and sensitive information for the reason we collect it as set out above and for the purpose(s) for which it was collected, or as otherwise permitted by law.

We will not disclose the above information that we collect to affiliates or third parties without your consent.

Securing Your Information

We take reasonable steps to ensure the security of personal and sensitive information we hold and to protect it against misuse or unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Only authorized personnel are permitted to access these details.

Cookies and Links to Other Websites

Cookies: When you visit our website a record of your visit is logged. The following data is supplied by your browser:

  • Your IP address and/or domain name;

  • Your operating system (type of browser and platform);

  • The date, time and length of your visit to the website; and

  • The resources you accessed and the documents you downloaded.

This information is used to compile statistical information about the use of our website. It is not used for any other purpose. If you do not want ‘cookies’ to be used please adjust your browser settings to disable them.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to third party websites, and third party websites may also have links to our website. Our privacy policy does not apply to external links or other websites.

The operators of other websites may collect your personal information.

We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any website you link to from our website.