Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

American School of Doha (“ASD” or “we”) acknowledges the importance of the privacy of its students and their families, employees, contractors and visitors.

This Privacy Policy sets out important information regarding ASD’s collection and use of personal information, the rights of the individuals whose data is collected, as well as the terms and conditions applicable to the use of our website. We will collectively refer to all of the personal information/data we collect, in whatever form, as “Personal Data”.

Because of the constantly evolving nature of the Internet, new technologies and our social and legal environment, we may be required, from time to time, to update this Privacy Policy. Any such updates or changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.

By using our website, [student/parent portal], admissions portal, or otherwise providing us with your Personal Data for the provision of educational services or other social activities while enrolled in the school, you acknowledge having read the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to its terms and to ASD collecting and processing your Personal Data accordingly.

Scope

This Policy applies to the collection and processing of the Personal Data (as applicable) of prospective and existing student, their parents, ASD employees, visitors and contractors in regards to ASD.

Your Personal Data

What and why?

The Personal Data we collect varies depending on the relevant transaction/service (admission application, website use, social events) and may include names, Qatari ID card and passport details, gender, relevant medical information (allergies, vaccination records, ongoing medication), photographs, videos, potentially biometric data and other identifiable information, together with any other information we may require to process your request, provide the relevant service and/or generally ensure the proper administration of the school. This Personal Data may relate to the student, their parents, ASD employees, visitors, contractors and/or others in relation to ASD.

We may collect your Personal Data for the following (non-comprehensive) purposes:

  • Evaluating your eligibility for admission;
  • Assessing/appraising our process for evaluating applicants for admission into ASD. Itis in our legitimate interest as an educational institution to understand and improve ourprocesses;
  • Managing your records;
  • Processing any financial transaction with you;
  • Providing you with information regarding ASD events and initiatives. We will generally only do this where it is in our legitimate interest and where you have not objected or withdrawn any prior consent given;
  • Processing and dealing with any complaints or inquiries made by you or legally on your behalf;
  • Providing educational, health or other services at ASD;
  • Operating any website or portal relating to ASD;
  • Participation in any social activities while enrolled at ASD, which may include photos,videos, images and postings.

How do we use your Personal Data?

The Personal Data we collect will be used only for the purpose stated in this Privacy Policy. To achieve such purpose, we may, from time to time, disclose Personal Data to ASD’s employees, consultants, contractors and agents who have a legitimate need to know and are bound to apply the same standards of confidentiality and security that ASD abides by.

We may also need to share your Personal Data, as required, to respond to lawful requests and legal process; to protect our rights and property and those of our students, agents and others, including to enforce our agreements and policies; and in an emergency, to protect ASD and the safety of our students, faculty and staff or any third party.

We may also, at our discretion, share images of the student, their parent or other visitors to the school for use within the school, within the school community via our online portals, or otherwise publicly, including through school newsletters, print, television, streaming video or other social media.
If you have any concerns or objections to this, please contact us at the email address below.

System Information, IP Addresses

ASD may record the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, information about your browser and operating system, date and time of access and the internet address and page which linked you to our site. ASD’s IT personnel uses such information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and improve our website.

ASD ordinarily does not disclose site usage by individual IP addresses to third parties, but we may do so in very limited circumstances such as compliance with applicable laws and/or court order(s), working with consultants assisting us in fixing or improving our site, or in monitoring and improving the security of our network.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device by our site and automatically collect some information that you do not provide directly.

We use them in order (i) to make our site work, or work more efficiently and be more user friendly, and (ii) to obtain data for statistical purposes on the use of the site (e.g. to find out what pages are visited and how often). If you use our site, whether as a registered user or not, we may use cookies also to enhance your experience on the site and to provide certain services that require the identification of the user’s path through the navigation pages.

ASD may use cookies to deliver customizable and personalized services and information by tracking which pages a user has already visited. We may also use cookies to track session information, such as pages visited or duration of visit, which will help us continue to improve our format and content.

You may set your browser to refuse or block cookies; in which case some portions of our site may not operate properly if cookies are disabled.

Security

ASD is committed to protecting your privacy and the security of the information you share with us. We take adapted physical, administrative and technical measures to safeguard your Personal Data in accordance with the Qatar Personal Data and Privacy Protection Law (“PDP Law”).

However, despite our best efforts to protect your personal information, including reviewing our security procedures against new technology, no security measures (including security related to the Internet data transmission or storage) can be guaranteed to be infallible from unauthorized access. As a result, ASD cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information provided to us. By using our site and submitting your Personal Data you acknowledge doing so at your own risk.

In the event where any breach in the security of your Personal Data should be identified, we would inform you in accordance and subject to the PDP Law.

Your rights

To the extent permissible under the PDP Law, you have the right to request correction, objection and/or deletion of your Personal Data at any time by contacting ASD at: datamanager@asd.edu.qa.

Questions, Concerns, Claims

For any questions, concerns, suggestions you may reach us at: datamanager@asd.edu.qa.

Last updated – January 2020

Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

American School of Doha (“ASD” or “we”) acknowledges the importance of the privacy of its students and their families, employees, contractors and visitors.

This Privacy Policy sets out important information regarding ASD’s collection and use of personal information, the rights of the individuals whose data is collected, as well as the terms and conditions applicable to the use of our website. We will collectively refer to all of the personal information/data we collect, in whatever form, as “Personal Data”.

Because of the constantly evolving nature of the Internet, new technologies and our social and legal environment, we may be required, from time to time, to update this Privacy Policy. Any such updates or changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.

By using our website, [student/parent portal], admissions portal, or otherwise providing us with your Personal Data for the provision of educational services or other social activities while enrolled in the school, you acknowledge having read the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to its terms and to ASD collecting and processing your Personal Data accordingly.

Scope

This Policy applies to the collection and processing of the Personal Data (as applicable) of prospective and existing student, their parents, ASD employees, visitors and contractors in regards to ASD.

Your Personal Data

What and why?

The Personal Data we collect varies depending on the relevant transaction/service (admission application, website use, social events) and may include names, Qatari ID card and passport details, gender, relevant medical information (allergies, vaccination records, ongoing medication), photographs, videos, potentially biometric data and other identifiable information, together with any other information we may require to process your request, provide the relevant service and/or generally ensure the proper administration of the school. This Personal Data may relate to the student, their parents, ASD employees, visitors, contractors and/or others in relation to ASD.

We may collect your Personal Data for the following (non-comprehensive) purposes:

  • Evaluating your eligibility for admission;
  • Assessing/appraising our process for evaluating applicants for admission into ASD. Itis in our legitimate interest as an educational institution to understand and improve ourprocesses;
  • Managing your records;
  • Processing any financial transaction with you;
  • Providing you with information regarding ASD events and initiatives. We will generally only do this where it is in our legitimate interest and where you have not objected or withdrawn any prior consent given;
  • Processing and dealing with any complaints or inquiries made by you or legally on your behalf;
  • Providing educational, health or other services at ASD;
  • Operating any website or portal relating to ASD;
  • Participation in any social activities while enrolled at ASD, which may include photos,videos, images and postings.

How do we use your Personal Data?

The Personal Data we collect will be used only for the purpose stated in this Privacy Policy. To achieve such purpose, we may, from time to time, disclose Personal Data to ASD’s employees, consultants, contractors and agents who have a legitimate need to know and are bound to apply the same standards of confidentiality and security that ASD abides by.

We may also need to share your Personal Data, as required, to respond to lawful requests and legal process; to protect our rights and property and those of our students, agents and others, including to enforce our agreements and policies; and in an emergency, to protect ASD and the safety of our students, faculty and staff or any third party.

We may also, at our discretion, share images of the student, their parent or other visitors to the school for use within the school, within the school community via our online portals, or otherwise publicly, including through school newsletters, print, television, streaming video or other social media.
If you have any concerns or objections to this, please contact us at the email address below.

System Information, IP Addresses

ASD may record the numerical Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, information about your browser and operating system, date and time of access and the internet address and page which linked you to our site. ASD’s IT personnel uses such information to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer and improve our website.

ASD ordinarily does not disclose site usage by individual IP addresses to third parties, but we may do so in very limited circumstances such as compliance with applicable laws and/or court order(s), working with consultants assisting us in fixing or improving our site, or in monitoring and improving the security of our network.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device by our site and automatically collect some information that you do not provide directly.

We use them in order (i) to make our site work, or work more efficiently and be more user friendly, and (ii) to obtain data for statistical purposes on the use of the site (e.g. to find out what pages are visited and how often). If you use our site, whether as a registered user or not, we may use cookies also to enhance your experience on the site and to provide certain services that require the identification of the user’s path through the navigation pages.

ASD may use cookies to deliver customizable and personalized services and information by tracking which pages a user has already visited. We may also use cookies to track session information, such as pages visited or duration of visit, which will help us continue to improve our format and content.

You may set your browser to refuse or block cookies; in which case some portions of our site may not operate properly if cookies are disabled.

Security

ASD is committed to protecting your privacy and the security of the information you share with us. We take adapted physical, administrative and technical measures to safeguard your Personal Data in accordance with the Qatar Personal Data and Privacy Protection Law (“PDP Law”).

However, despite our best efforts to protect your personal information, including reviewing our security procedures against new technology, no security measures (including security related to the Internet data transmission or storage) can be guaranteed to be infallible from unauthorized access. As a result, ASD cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information provided to us. By using our site and submitting your Personal Data you acknowledge doing so at your own risk.

In the event where any breach in the security of your Personal Data should be identified, we would inform you in accordance and subject to the PDP Law.

Your rights

To the extent permissible under the PDP Law, you have the right to request correction, objection and/or deletion of your Personal Data at any time by contacting ASD at: datamanager@asd.edu.qa.

Questions, Concerns, Claims

For any questions, concerns, suggestions you may reach us at: datamanager@asd.edu.qa.

Last updated – January 2020

Terms of Service

1. Terms

By accessing the website at https://www.asd.sch.qa, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on American School of Doha ‘s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on American School of Doha ‘s website;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by American School of Doha  at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on American School of Doha ‘s website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. American School of Doha  makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, American School of Doha does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall American School of Doha  or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on American School of Doha ‘s website, even if American School of Doha  or a American School of Doha authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on American School of Doha ‘s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. American School of Doha  does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. American School of Doha may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However American School of Doha  does not make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

American School of Doha  has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by American School of Doha  of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Modifications

American School of Doha  may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Qatar and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.

Terms of Service

1. Terms

By accessing the website at https://www.asd.sch.qa, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on American School of Doha ‘s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  • modify or copy the materials;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on American School of Doha ‘s website;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by American School of Doha  at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on American School of Doha ‘s website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. American School of Doha  makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.

Further, American School of Doha does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall American School of Doha  or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on American School of Doha ‘s website, even if American School of Doha  or a American School of Doha authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on American School of Doha ‘s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. American School of Doha  does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. American School of Doha may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However American School of Doha  does not make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

American School of Doha  has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by American School of Doha  of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Modifications

American School of Doha  may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Qatar and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.