Privacy policy

The Law Reporters (“Portal”) is solely a case management portal and provides the services including, but not limited to, introducing potential clients to the user (“you” or “your”) for purposes of promoting your legal services, managing the contact information of clients, case notes, appointment scheduling and history, client communications, and billing (“Services”). 
We care about your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data shared on our Portal. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this Portal; then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This Privacy Policy describes how the Portal collects, uses, and discloses your Personal Information when you visit or make use of our Services.

This Privacy Policy will inform you how we handle your personal data, your privacy rights and how the law protects you. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using our Services.

We hold your personal information on servers and by providing us with personal information, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to, and its storage on, our servers. 

1. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

1.1. As a part of your registration with us, you will be asked to provide us with certain personal data which may include- (a) Name; (b) Contact information including email address; (c) Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests; (d) Details of transactions you carry out through our Portal and of the fulfilment of your orders; (d) Other information relevant to an application for our services; and (e) Any other information we consider necessary to enhance your experience on the Portal.

2. USE OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION 

2.1 The information that we collect may be used for any of the following purposes:

a) Improving our Services and to deliver a better Service to you;

b) The marketing promotions; upon your consent;

c) Periodically sending promotional emails about new Services, special offers or other information; and

d) From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. 

2.2.  We do not share personal information you have provided to us without your consent, unless:

a) Doing so is appropriate to carry out your own request;

b) We believe the information needs to be shared to enforce our Services, or that is legally required;

c) We believe it is needed to detect, prevent or address fraud, security or technical issues; or

d) Otherwise protect our property, legal rights, or that of others.

3. USER RIGHTS 
3.1. Your rights with regards to the personal information shared on the Portal are subject to the data-sharing laws in the United Arab Emirates and shall consist-

a) Right to request access to your Personal Data: The right shall enable you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check whether we are lawfully processing it or not.

b) Right to request correction of your Personal Data: This right enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.

c) Right to withdraw your consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent from the processing of your Personal Data at any time. 

Please note that this does not affect the legality of any processing we have already carried out based on the consent given previously.

4. SECURITY MEASURES

4.1 We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure with us. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Information we collect online.

4.2 The security of your Personal Information is important to us; however, kindly note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100 per cent secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

4.3 We suggest you enter your username and password each time you want to access your account on our Portal. Be careful while choosing your password. Never share your username and password with anyone.

4.4 In the event, your username and/or password are compromised, kindly contact and inform our customer support team immediately and ensure to change your login details by accessing the profile settings.

5. HOW WE USE COOKIES

5.1 Like many other websites, this Portal also makes use of cookie technology. Cookies are small text files with a unique identification number that are placed on your computer. These Cookies make this Portal work and track information about how users interact with our Portal. The cookie for a website exists temporarily in the computer’s memory while the user is navigating the website. Web browsers usually delete such session cookies when the user closes the browse.  

5.2 Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

5.3 We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our Portal in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

5.4 Overall, Cookies help us provide you with a better Portal, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

5.5 If you prefer not to accept cookies, you can set your Internet browser to notify you when your computer is receiving a cookie from the Portal you visit or refuse cookies automatically. You should understand that some features of our Portal may not function properly if you don’t accept Cookies.

6. CHANGES

6.1 We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. 

6.2 Any change in the Privacy Policy shall be posted on the homepage or any other place we deem appropriate; therefore, kindly, review our Privacy Policy periodically.

6.3 It shall be the user’s obligation to periodically review the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Portal following any such change constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy as so modified.

7. MISCELLANEOUS

This Privacy Policy shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Any dispute arising out of the formation, performance, interpretation, nullification, termination or invalidation of this policy or arising therefrom or related thereto in any manner whatsoever, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the provisions set forth under the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) Rules (the “Rules”), by one arbitrator appointed in compliance with the Rules. The seat of arbitration shall be Dubai, and the language shall be in English. The DIAC shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this Privacy Policy. Each party irrevocably waives any objection, including any objection to the laying of venue or based on the grounds of forum non-conveniens, which it may now or hereafter have to the bringing of any action or proceeding in such jurisdiction in respect of this Privacy Policy.

8. CONTACT INFORMATION
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at   info@thelawreporters.com or by mail using the details provided below:
101, Building 6, Bay Square, Near DoubleTree by Hilton, Business Bay, DUBAI.
Last updated: 15/03/2022