The College of the North Atlantic in Qatar (the “College”) provides information and services to, the students, employees, the public and all users of its information technologies through its website www.cna-qatar.com
The College is committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal data of our users and being transparent about the information we hold.
This Privacy Notice describes how we collect and use personal data, in accordance with Law No. 13 of 2016 (the “Personal Data Privacy Protection Law”). This Privacy Notice shall be applicable to all personal data collected by or submitted to the College
The College is a "Data Controller". This means that we are responsible for deciding the purpose for which and the means by which your personal data is processed. We are required under the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law to notify you of the information contained in this Notice. For the avoidance of doubt, this Privacy Notice covers the electronic processing of personal data in addition to traditional methods of data processing.
This Privacy Notice applies to personal data and information of job candidates and potential candidates for employment and any recruitment events or recruitment programs. It does not apply to any personal information of employees or independent contractors of the College.
This Privacy Notice does not form part of any contract of employment or other contract to provide services.
It is important that you read and retain this Privacy Notice, together with any other notices we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you, so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information and what your rights are under the Personal Data Privacy Protection Law.
Personal data we hold shall be:
The Kind of Information We Hold About You
The types of information we may hold include:
In addition, when you visit the College’s website, we may collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies and web beacons, as described in more detail below. The information we may collect by automated means includes, but is not limited to:
We may collect information about you from various sources, including the College’s website, when you call or email us or communicate with us through social media, or when you participate in an Event. An “Event” is an online gathering that includes registration before the event begins, activities between the event’s start and end time, and after the event’s end time. We also may collect information about you from business partners and other third parties and publicly available information, including from our customers prior to or during an event. We may collect your information at different points in connection with our business and the College’s website, including your registration, profile submissions, use of the College’s website, interactions with us, and during an Event.
We may use the information we collect about you to:
We may also use non-personally identifiable information and certain technical information about your computer and your access to the College’s website (including your internet protocol address) in order to operate, maintain and manage the College’s website.
We may collect, compile, store, publish, promote, report, share or otherwise disclose or use any and all aggregated information, however, unless otherwise disclosed in Privacy Notice, we will not sell or otherwise transfer or disclose your Personal Information to a third party without your consent.
We will only use your personal data to the extent the Personal Data Protection Law allows us to. In processing your personal data in connection with the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice, we may rely on one or more of the following legal bases:
The situations in which we will process your personal data are listed below:
Some of the above grounds for processing will overlap and there may be several (other) grounds which justify our use of your personal data.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent and where this is required or permitted by law.
In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.
We will share your personal data with organizations participating in the virtual career fair, and we may have to share your personal data with third-party service providers and other entities connected with us.
We require third parties to respect the security of your data and to treat it in accordance with the law.
If we do, you can expect a similar degree of protection in respect of your personal data.
We will share your personal data with third parties where required by law, where it is necessary to administer the working relationship with you or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.
All our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data in line with our policies. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We have put in place measures to protect the security of your personal data. Third parties will only process your personal data on our instructions and where they have committed to treat the data as confidential and to keep it secure.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes at any time.
Certain rights are provided to you, by law with regard to your personal data. You have the right to:
We may require proof of your identity before we can give effect to these rights; and where your request requires the establishment of additional facts (e.g., a determination of whether any processing is non-compliant with applicable law) we will investigate your request reasonably promptly, before deciding what action to take.
In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact Mrs. Shaheena Kateem through firstname.lastname@example.org Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
We take all reasonable steps to ensure your personal data is kept accurate and up to date and is rectified if we become aware of inaccuracies.
We take every reasonable step to ensure that:
Please note that no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed entirely secure. While we strive to protect your personal data, we can neither ensure nor warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our software or services, and you do so at your own risk. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with our applicable policies and the Law.
We reserve the right to update this Privacy Notice at any time, and we will provide you with a new Privacy Notice when we make any substantial updates. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal data.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice , please contact: