Your Personal Privacy is very important to us, to be sure you understand what information we collect and store about you we have explained everything here. This Privacy Notice is with Ascala Capital IBC of which H2O New Media, Dubai Lime and other websites and digital media properties displaying a derivative of the Ascala logo are part of.
This explains how Ascala Capital IBC and any member of Ascala Capital, associated companies and affiliates owned in part or in whole by Ascala Capital IBC of companies may collect, use and protect your information. This website is owned by Ascala Capital IBC.
What information does Ascala collect about me?
The information you provide to Ascala to receive services on Ascala websites. This may consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth.
Information about your purchase of or subscription to products and services, whether through your use of this or any other websites or otherwise.
Information about your use of Ascala and/or selected third party websites will be collected from cookies stored on your device when you use such websites. Cookies are small software applications that run in your internet web browser.
Your IP address (this is a number that identifies a specific network device on the internet and is required for your device to communicate with websites).
We will not sell you data, We do not offer user lists, email marketing lists ect to any third parties.
We are not under control of a government organization or department, however we are required to provide user information to the legal jurisdictions in which we operate if requested. It is our policy to request a court instruction to do this in all circumstances unless there is significant evidence of fraud, pedophilia or terrorism presented to us in which case we may decide to comply with the local law enforcement agencies without court requests.
Are there any other terms which may apply to the collection and use of my information?
Different web pages or services may ask for different personal information. We will let you know if there is any additional detail which applies to the use and/or collection of your information on those web pages.
How does Ascala protect my information?
Security is very important to us. Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology is used for protection of information in transit for any sensitive transactions such as payments. We also take additional technical and organisational measures as appropriate to ensure the security of your personal information.
What does Ascala use my information for?
In addition to using your information to provide you with requested products or services, Ascala may also use your information for the following purposes:
To monitor and improve our websites and services;
Market research, including depersonalised statistical analysis of user behaviour which we may disclose to third parties;
To enable us to comply with any legal requirements, in the detection and prevention of fraud and other crimes, and for the purpose of safeguarding national security;
To personalise your online experience (e.g. to provide you with access to premium content and services which may only be available to certain customers);
Unless you have asked us not to:
To send you periodic newsletters about your chosen services;
To send you direct marketing (this will not include communications by telephone or mobile. We will use direct mail and email) about Ascala Companies and business partners’ features, products and services, events and special offers which we believe you may like, including, where applicable, for a reasonable time after you have ceased to be an Ascala customer;
To provide tailored advertising and online behavioural advertising.
These involve swapping standard advertisements and promotions for ones that are likely to be more relevant to you. For behavioural advertising, we choose adverts based on the content you view on Ascala and third party websites. (For example, if you regularly view celebrity pages you are more likely to see adverts relating to celebrity information and selected third party sites.) For tailored advertising, we choose adverts based on non-internet based information we may hold about you.
Can I change the way Ascala uses my information, including opting out of direct marketing and tailored and/or behavioural advertising?
You may delete your account or deactivate your account at any time, we will maintain your historical data for back up purposes but you will be removed from all opt in email and marketing lists. You can also click on the "unsubscribe" link in direct marketing emails from us.
At this point in time we do not provide an ability to opt out of behavioural advertising. You can however delete your cookies from your web browser periodically or set your browser not to accept cookies which will effectively opt you out of behavioural advertising.
What happens if this Privacy Notice changes?
For browsers of our websites who have not subscribed to or registered for a product or service, we may change this Privacy Notice from time to time and you should check it regularly. Your continued use of Ascala websites will be deemed an acceptance of the Privacy Notice on the website or service at the time of each use.
Where this Privacy Notice has been provided to you together with additional terms for the use of a product or service that you have subscribed to or registered for, the notice provisions of those terms will apply.
How do I contact Ascala?
Ascala is the holding company for many web properties, you may visit our website at www.ascalacapital.com or the local H2O office in your country wwww.h2onewmedia.com
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file, which is placed on your device when you visit a website or open certain emails.
We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:
Identifying you when you sign in to websites, allowing you to see a personalised version of thise websites and eliminating the need for you to re-enter your log-in details;
Enabling you to move more easily around Ascala websites;
Tracking your use of Ascala websites to better develop them (for example, working out which parts of the website are more popular and developing our content accordingly);
Serving behavioural and tailored advertising on Ascla online services and websites and selected third party websites, including by combining Ascala cookie data with selected third party cookie data, which means you may receive advertisements which are more relevant to you.
Used to maintain your session when you sign in on Ascala websites. This allows you to access Ascla’s online services without the need to sign in on every page you visit.
The session cookie is used to tailor advertising to you on Ascala online services and websites and selected third party websites. If you opt out of tailored advertising, we stop using this cookie for this purpose.
Used to recognise repeat visitors to Ascala websites. It may also be used in conjunction with other information we or our third party partners hold to attempt to record specific browsing information (for example, about the way you arrive at the relevant Ascala website, pages you view, options you select, information you enter and the path you take through the Ascala website).
Used to personalise your experience. For example, when you sign in to use any Ascala services, cookies will be used to recognise you as a returning visitor and personalise your experience on Ascala websites.
Quant Cast cookie
The Quantcast cookie enables behavioural advertising. Quantcast uses the cookie to place your device in certain advertising segments (e.g. sports segment) based on the content you view on Ascala online services and websites and selected third party websites. This cookie is then recognised when you visit Ascala and websites and/or selected third party sites, and enables advertising to be served according to the segments your device is in.
Traffic Spaces cookie
The Traffic Spaces cookie enables behavioural advertising. Traffic spaces is integrated into community profiles to ensure that advertisers can show you advertisng that relates and is more interesting to you.
Other third party cookies