Privacy Policy

GCC Statistical Center is committed to the protection of personal information of the users of its websites. GCC-Stat Staff who have access to personal information and are associated with the processing of that information are obligated to respect the privacy and confidentiality of information.

Information Collection

This website collects personal information that is necessary to provide the information or survey or services by an individual. "Personal information" refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information.

We also collect statistical information that helps us understand how people are using the web site so we can continually improve our services.

The information collected is not associated with any specific individual and no attempt is made to profile individuals who browse the web site. You may be asked to participate in surveys at this site. Participation is optional, and the choice to participate or not to participate will have no effect on your ability to use other features of the site. If you are a registered user, GCC-Statistical Center collects and stores only your date and time of your visit.

Use of Collected Information

GCC Statistical Center uses the collected information to respond appropriately to requests. This may be to respond directly to you or to improve the web site. E-mail or other information requests sent to the GCC Statistical Center web site may be maintained in order to respond to the request. Survey information is used for the purpose designated in the survey.

Information Retention

Records transmitted to this site will be identified, managed, protected, and retained as long as they are needed to meet historical, administrative, fiscal, or legal requirements.

Cookies Information

An Application or any web page at this site may use cookies. Cookies are text files sent by Web servers to Web browsers and are stored on the user’s computer or mobile device. If the browser is loading a page and the server requests the information stored in the cookie, the cookie is sent back to the server.

Cookies contain data about the user’s activities on the website, and can be used by Web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website. Cookies created by one site will only work with that specific site. Site X, for example, cannot read cookies generated by Site Y. The information that is collected through cookies at this site is handled in the same manner as other information collected here.

Your Choice

You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a web site attempts to send you a cookie. You can also check your hard drive for cookie files and delete them from your computer.

Web Site Security

Data transmissions over the internet can’t be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. User must understand that any information that you transfer to GCC Statistical Center is done at your own risk. However, GCC Statistical Center uses website security measures consistent with best practices to protect its website, email and mailing lists.

Links to Other Sites

This web site has links to many other web sites. These include links to web sites operated by other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses. GCC Statistical Center is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other web sites and suggests you to read their privacy statements.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

GCC Statistical Center reserves the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason without prior notice. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page so that you are always aware of our policies.