Privacy policy

Introduction

This privacy statement sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) website.

ICD is committed to keeping information given by the users of our website confidential. ICD is the sole owner of information collected on http://www.icd-ps.org ICD will not sell, share, or rent this information to others, and it will be used only by ICD for technical administration of the website, customer administration, and research and development.

Links

The ICD website may contain links to, and may be accessed from, other websites. ICD is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the ICD website. We encourage our users to be aware that, when they leave http://www.icd-ps.org, to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Collection of Information

When you register at http://www.icd-ps.org or use our services, you volunteer the following information:

1.Personally identifiable information:
Users provide the following types of personal information:

registration related information (such as your name, home or work address, telephone number, etc);
Information about the searches you carry out; and
Information about your visits to the ICD website.

Please note that no personally identifiable information is collected from visitors to our website who do not wish to register as users to www.icd.net. However, if visitors wish to contact us, send comments, or recommend www.icd.net, the visitor must provide some personally identifiable information such as name and e-mail address. This information will only be used by http://www.icd-ps.org

2.Non-personal identifiable information:
Technical information is also collected when you use the website. Some of the technical information that may be collected include: the type of browser you are using, your manner of connecting to the internet, your internet protocol address (which is the internet address of your computer, that all computers automatically provide whenever accessing the internet or other computers), etc. Although this tracks user traffic patterns and gathers information, it does not track individual users.

Method of Collecting Information

We collect information about you in the following ways:

1.Automatic programming
When you register at http://www.icd-ps.org and move from page to page within our website, the information you provide is automatically stored in our electronic files. 

2.Cookies
These are very small text files placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies work like identification cards informing the server that you are a returning visitor to the web page. They can only be read by the server that gave them to you and are unique to your computer. If you would prefer, you can set your browsers to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so. You can also set your browser to notify you when you receive cookies, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept them. Alternatively, you may switch off cookies by changing your browser settings.

Use of Information

Information gathered is mainly used for the following:

To operate and improve this website;
To enhance the user's experience;
To personalize the content for individuals and respond to their queries;
To conduct research about the use of the website; and
To learn about the geographical distribution of our website’s visitors.
ICD may use agents and contractors in order to help operate the network. If such agents and contractors have access to personally identifiable information, they are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy, such as not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing on the network.

 Legal matters: The ICD website will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless we are required by law or legal process to provide information regarding a user.

Your Choices

Registration on the website is optional. The ICD website give users the option, wherever necessary and practical to opt-out of the use of their personally identifiable information for secondary uses by opting not to provide certain information when registering, and opting not to receive ICD newsletters, announcements and other e-mails.

Commitment to Security

The ICD website has established safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of http://www.icd-ps.org  Reasonable steps will always be taken to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections. All our employees and data processors that have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors' personal data. However, we cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy (for example, as a result of unauthorized acts by third parties acting illegally).

Legal Information

Use of this website constitutes agreement by users of this website with the following terms and conditions:

1.The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector ("ICD") maintains this website (the "Site") as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site ("User(s)"). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. ICD is pleased to allow Users to visit the Site and download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, "Materials") from the Site for User's personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell, redistribute or create derivative works therefrom, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific material within this Site.

2.ICD administers this Site. ICD is a member of the IDB Group, which is comprised of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC). All Material on this Site from the various members of the IDB Group appears on this Site subject to these terms and conditions. In addition, the members of the IDB Group may have additional terms and conditions that govern the use of their materials.

3.Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings interpretations and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this Site are those of the various authors of the work and are not necessarily those of the ICD's Boards of Executive Directors or the countries it represents.

Disclaimers

Materials provided on this Site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. ICD specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. ICD periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the Materials on this Site without notice. Under no circumstances shall ICD be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered which is claimed to resulted from use of this Site, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. Use of this Site is at User's sole risk. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall ICD be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if ICD has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

User specifically acknowledges and agrees that ICD is not liable for any conduct of any User.

This Site may contain advice, opinions, and statements of various information providers and content providers. ICD does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any User of this Site or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall also be at your own risk. Neither ICD nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, for any damages resulting therefrom.

As a condition of use of this Site, User agrees to indemnify ICD and its affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out User's use of this Site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If User is dissatisfied with any material on this Site or with any of terms and conditions of use of this Site, User's sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Site.

Nothing on this Site or any Materials shall be construed, implicitly or explicitly, as containing any investment recommendations, an offer of or an invitation by or on behalf of ICD to subscribe for, purchase or sell any shares or securities or other financial instruments nor should it be considered as investment advice.

This Site may contain forward looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that might cause actual results to differ from those foreseen.

Copyright, Trademark and Permitted Use

User may reproduce or translate a limited extract of ICD from this Site free of charge and without written permission from ICD , provided that ICD (including the reference www.icd.net) is cited as the source and, with respect to translations, a statement is included that the translation is not an official ICD translation. By way of guidance, a "limited extract" means any extract of not more than 400 words of text or two tables or graphs, and in any case not exceeding 10 % of the relevant ICD material. 

User who wishes to reproduce or translate more than a limited extract of ICD Materials, or who wish to modify ICD Materials, should submit a permission request to ICD at icdarchives@isdb.org . 

Some ICD Materials may contain references to materials from third parties, for which copyright must be honoured.

Some names on this Site as well in some ICD Materials, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, are trademarks of ICD, its affiliates, related organizations, institutions, companies or its licensors or joint venture partners, unless otherwise noted. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, the law of slander and libel, the law of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Links to Third party Web Sites

This Site contains links to third party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of ICD and ICD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. ICD provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by ICD.

If this Site contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities (collectively, "Forums"), User agrees to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, User agrees that when using a Forum, User shall not do any of the following:

(i) Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

(ii) Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

(iii) Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

(iv) Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

(v) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.

(vi) Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

(vii) Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters. Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

User acknowledges that all Forums or Discussion Groups are public and not private communications. Further, User acknowledges that chats, postings, conferences, e-mails and other communications by other users are not endorsed by ICD, and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by ICD. ICD reserves the right for any reason to remove without notice any contents of the Forums received from Users, including without limitation e-mail and bulletin board postings.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions of use will be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with the Principles of Islamic Shariah. Any action to enforce these terms and conditions shall be brought in London before a three (3) persons arbitration panel under the Rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (the "Rules"), which Rules are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause. The decision of the arbitration panel so constituted shall be final and binding to the parties.

Preservation of Immunities

Nothing herein shall constitute or be considered to be a limitation upon or a waiver of the privileges and immunities of ICD, which are specifically reserved.

General

ICD reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any Materials in any respect. ICD shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith.

ICD reserves the right to deny in its sole discretion any User access to this Site or any portion thereof without notice.

No waiver by ICD of any provision of these terms and conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.