Part 1

This App and its inherent services are provided by The Spot, which also serves as the responsible entity, or controller, for purposes of the Telecoms Act (approved pursuant to the Royal Decree No. (M/12) dated 12/03/1422H by the Saudi Arabia. The Spot is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of this App. This statement provides information on how The Spot collects and uses personally identifiable data in connection with this App, as well as about the protocols The Spot employs to safeguard the privacy of its users. The Spot takes the need for proper disclosure very seriously and wants each user storing data on this App to understand our rules and processes.

What sort of data is collected, stored and processed?

The Spot uses personally identifiable data collected as part of your interaction with the App to optimize user experience and for other purposes as set out below.

When you access the The Spot App, The Spot collects certain technical information like your web browser, the operating system you use, the domain name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and similar information and uses it for the technical operation of the App as well as statistical purposes. However, this sort of data cannot be used to identify you.

If and to the extent that you voluntarily provide The Spot with additional information about yourself, including areas of interest, The Spot may also use such data to provide you with information on other offers. Whether and how it does so depends on the manner in which you transmit data and your consent to certain forms of contact, as prescribed by applicable law.

Cookies and Web Beacons

In order to make navigating the App easier, cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or web beacons (electronic images that allow a App to count users who have visited a certain section or used a certain cookie) to collect aggregated data such as anonymized IP addresses (see below), domains, browser types and sections visited.

Third-party software data collection

As we have already expressed in this policy and in the Terms and Conditions document, we may use (now or in the future) one or more third-party software for various purposes as navigation analysis and related uses. In any case and under any aspect, we do not directly disclose any type of information collected from our users.

Option to receive advertisements

On the registration form, and also later in the user area, you will be given the option to subscribe to our newsletter. By giving your optional, express and separate consent, you allow us to use your data ─ to the extent you permit ─ for the purpose of marketing our products.

At any time, you can:

- object to the use of your email address for the electronic transmission of advertising messages free of charge;

- object to the use of your data for purposes of advertising, market surveys or polling free of charge.

In which cases are personally identifiable data shared with third parties?

We may enable the The Spot affiliated companies to present their products and services on our App to contact customers in their respective countries. If you register or request information using the contact form, we will transfer the entered data to the local company near you, who will then reply and send the requested information or offers for your country.

In some cases, personal data may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, as well as to third parties, if doing so is necessary to ensure or otherwise facilitates compliance with legal and official obligations and directives, or for the purposes set forth above.

Part 2

SECTION 1 - What information do we collect, and what do we use it for?

When you browse our app, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. We also remember what activity you make through the App. 

Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

SECTION 2 - Legal basis

When you provide us with personal data to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order (if we will allow in-App purchases), we use it to be able to complete those actions only and for no other purposes. 

Providing this information is not a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, and you are not obliged to provide this personal data. 

If we ask for your personal data for another reason, like marketing, we will ask you directly for your expressed consent and use your information on that basis.

SECTION 3 – Data Collected

We may collect, during your in-App registration and/or during one or more in-App sessions, your username, email address and related personal information. We also may collect the sections of the App you visit in any session and your approximate location.

SECTION 4 - How we handle your information

Security

 

To protect your personal data, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. 

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is sent encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards. 

Storage periods 

We generally store information for up to one year. We may store (aggregated) data longer if needed for tax or accounting reasons. 

Transfer of your personal data 

You should also know that your personal data may be transferred from your home country to other different country (it depends where the server is located) around the world or to our service providers. If you are a USA resident, this can mean that we also transfer data to countries that will offer an adequate level of protection for your personal data. When we transfer this data, we will do so only when we have put in place appropriate safeguards to protect your personal data. 

Sharing your personal data 

We may disclose your personal data if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service. 

If our business is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

 

SECTION 5 - Cookies

Here is a list of cookies and similar technologies that are used when you use our site or store. 

In particular, we may use following cookie types:

_session_id. A unique number that is only stored for the duration of your in-App session. This allows us to store analytics information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc). 

_visit. No data is stored with this analytics cookie. It is used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits, and is deleted 30 minutes after your last visit. 

_uniq. No data is stored with this analytics cookie. It counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer and expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day.

 

_secure_session_id. This is a functional cookie with a unique token. It is used to secure your in-App session, and is stored for the duration of your session. 

SECTION 6 - Your rights 

You have the right to request access to your personal data that we process. You also have the right to:

- Rectify incorrect personal data or erase it in certain circumstances. 

- Restrict or object to the processing of your personal data.

- Receive your data so that you can use it elsewhere (data portability). 

You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time but we would like to point out that this does not affect the lawfulness of the processing before the date that you withdrew your consent. You can withdraw your consent by unsubscribing from our newsletter. 

Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. If you do not know who your supervisory authority is, please contact us and we will tell you.