2. Types of Tracking Technologies
2.1 Cookies: Cookies are small data files stored on your device sent by a web server to a web browser, allowing the server to uniquely identify the browser on each page.
2.2 Pixels (also known as web beacons or clear gifs): Pixels are small electronic images embedded in a website, email, or advertisement that send information about your use to a server.
2.4 Other Technologies: We may also use other forms of technology (such as, in apps, software development kits usually referred to as SDKs) which serve a similar purpose.
3. Purpose of Tracking Technologies
3.1 We use tracking technologies in accordance with our Privacy Notice, including for purposes such as customizing our services and improving your experiences, remembering your preferences, supporting security features, tracking our conversations, verifying your location, and bringing you advertising (including on other services). The tracking technologies may be provided by third parties or by us. Tracking technologies may collect Personal Data, including Technical Data. We do not keep Personal Data collected by tracking technologies for longer than is necessary for processing such information, although third parties may have their own data practices.
3.3 We use or may use the following categories of cookies on our Digital Platforms in the future. When we talk about cookies in this Cookie Notice, the term includes other tracking technologies:
4. Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around our Digital Platforms and use their features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as remembering your login details or other key preferences, cannot be provided.
5. Category 2: Performance Cookies
5.1 These cookies collect information on how people use a Digital Platform. For example, some providers may use analytics cookies to help them understand how customers arrive at the Digital Platform, browse or use the Digital Platform, and highlight areas where they can improve areas such as navigation, experience, and marketing campaigns.
5.2 These cookies are used to collect Technical Data such as the last visited website, the number of pages visited, whether or not email communications are opened, which parts of our Digital Platform or email communication are clicked on, and the length of time between clicks.
6. Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember your choices, such as the country from which you visited the website, language, and search parameters. These can then provide you with an experience more appropriate to your selections and make the visits more tailored and pleasant. For example, if you went to pages relating to your home country on a previous visit, we might find this out from your cookie and tailor information on your second and subsequent visits.
7. Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. The cookies are usually placed by third-party advertising networks. They remember the websites you visit and share that information with other parties, such as advertisers.
8. Category 5: Social Media Cookies
8.1 These cookies are used when you share information using a social media sharing button or "like" button on our Digital Platforms or when you share what you’ve been doing on a Digital Platform on social media.
8.2 These cookies collect information about your social media interaction with our Digital Platforms, such as whether or not you have an account with the social media site and whether you are logged into it when you interact with content on our Digital Platforms. This information may be linked to targeting/advertising activities.
9. Tracking Technology Choice
9.1 If you want to delete any cookies already on your device, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on locating the file or directory that stores cookies. You will need to instruct each browser separately if you use multiple browsers on your device. Your ability to limit cookies is subject to your browser settings and limitations. To learn more about cookies, please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org , which contains further information about behavioral advertising and online privacy.
9.2 Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to online services you visit. However, there is no industry consensus on what site and app operators should do with regard to these signals. Accordingly, unless and until the law is interpreted to require us to do so, we do not monitor or take action with respect to “Do Not Track” signals.
9.3 Certain technologies such as pixels generally cannot be disabled through browser settings. For information on exercising choice around analytics or advertising, please visit the Privacy Notice. https://www.saip.gov.sa/en/privacy-policy/
9.4 Please note that by removing or disabling tracking technologies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our Digital Platforms.
10. Contact Us
10.1 If you have questions or comments about this Cookies Notice, please contact us through:
The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property https://www.saip.gov.sa/en/contact-us/
Annex Cookies Type and Purpose
Digital Platform: www.saip.gov.sa
Type of Cookies:
We use these cookies to monitor and assess how the Digital Platform is performing and where it can be improved. For example, we use these cookies to test different versions of our Digital Platform to learn about user preferences. We also use these cookies to analyze how people access and use our Digital Platform. For instance, we may obtain information about your device and how users engage with the Digital Platform or from email communications, including whether you opened or forwarded an email or clicked on any of its content.
These cookies help us authenticate your account and recognize what type of user you are, so we can provide you with the Digital Platform accordingly.
c. Functions/ Preferences
These cookies let us operate certain functions of the Digital Platform in line with the choices you make. These cookies enable us to remember you in-between visits. For example, when you continue to use or come back to the Digital Platform, we will recognize your username and remember your settings and content preferences. These cookies help us save users’ data temporarily, for example, trip plans, favorites, preferences, cart items, etc. Deleting these types of cookies will result in limited functionality of the Digital Platform.