National Investments Company wishes you safe browsing with the utmost benefit of NIC website (www.nic.com.kw). We are confident that we are making every possible effort to protect your privacy. Requesting personal information is just to verify your identity and ensure that you are eligible to use certain areas of the site.
We use this information for statistical purposes to measure the rate of the site activity and movement for the benefit of its users. This information may be used by a third party in order to deliver services, analyze it or store it aiming to enhance and develop our services on the website.
We hereby undertake not to sell your personal information to other companies for their independent marketing purposes. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information and to protect you against the criminal misuse of that information. We restrict access to your account(s) to only those authorized employees involved in providing the services you have requested.
The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the www.nic.com.kw website.
IP Address and Cookies
Your contact information may be used by National Investments Company when necessary.
What are Cookies?
Cookie is a small line of text that is stored within your browser when you visit a cookie-enabled website. As you browse the Web, cookie-enabled sites will send cookies to your browser, along with pages. Your browser probably has options that will let you control whether the browser accepts cookies, rejects cookies, or notifies you each time a cookie is sent to you. If your browser is set to reject cookies, cookie-enabled websites will not recognize you when you return. This provides you with anonymity, but it also makes it very difficult to offer you customized services. It is also less secure than using cookies, because all of your specific data must be sent to the website each time you view a page.
If your browser is set to accept cookies, any cookies that are sent to your browser are stored in your computer for a period of time.
There are two types of cookies. One is called Session, a cookie is stored only in your computer & working memory (RAM) and only lasts for your browsing session. When you close all of your browser & windows, or when you shut down your computer, the session cookie disappears forever. A permanent cookie is stored on your computer & Hard Drive until a specified date, which could be tomorrow, next week, or 10 years from now. Permanent cookies stay on your computer until:
Either they expire.
They are overwritten with newer cookies.
You manually remove them.
Privacy Statement Revisions
Revised privacy statement will only apply to data collected subsequent to its effective date on this version of the web site. Any revisions will be posted at least 7 days prior to its effective date. New versions of this web site may have a new privacy statement effective with its launch.
While we have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control and while we have appropriate firewalls in place to block unauthorized access to any user data stored on our servers, we shall not be responsible for any loss, misuse, alternation, or unauthorized access to any such information or data.
Users can visit most areas of the website without revealing who they are, or providing any information about themselves. However, NIC may receive data from you as part of the communication itself- the standard electronic greeting between your computer, the network, and our servers. This information often consists of network routing (where you came from), equipment information (browser type), date, and time. At this time, our server will also query your computer to see if there are “cookies” previously set by www.nic.com.kw to facilitate log in, or other site navigation procedures.
Retention of Customer Information
We retain information about customers as required by government regulation. For example, we retain information about packages, including names and addresses, so that we can provide proof of delivery information and to process claim requests. We carefully dispose of records and delete information when retention periods expire.
How We Use the Data We Collect
We use the data collected from users for the following purposes:
To develop statistics and measure the site activity for the benefit of our users. We may need to share this information with third parties in order to delivery these services or analyze, store and collect information. This information may also be shared with third parties in order to work together to improve NIC services or this website.
If we are going to use your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via e-mail.
If we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect user information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent notice on this website notifying users of the change.