1. Introduction

This privacy policy governs how our mobile application collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users. This privacy policy applies to the official business application and all services offered by KSAU-HS – College of Dentistry. This Privacy Statement describes the different types of personal information, as defined in this document, we may collect from you or the ones you may provide when you access the application, whether through a computer or on a mobile device. However, every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information through these applications. In any case where the published information needs to be corrected, please refer to Section 8 of this privacy policy to reach us.

Please read this document carefully to gain an understanding of our policies and practices regarding your private and personal information and how we will treat it. When you visit us, you consent to our collection and use of information about individuals as described below.

2. Information Collection

We may collect your personal information, like your name, email, phone number, and address, to verify the identity of the user and authenticate accordingly. We may also collect files, photos, and documents as supporting documents for some of application functions, which will be used for internal purposes only. In addition, the application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, and information about the way you use the application. You can stop all collection of information by the application easily by uninstalling the application.

3. How We Use Your Information

Personal information like name, email, phone number, and address is collected to verify the identity of the user and authenticate accordingly. Files, photos, and documents may also be collected for internal use only if needed. We may also use this information to improve the application’s functionality and user experience.

4. Data Sharing and Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others except as described in this privacy policy. We may share your personal data with internal parties for sending out newsletter or surveys.

5. Data Security

We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information and not viewing it without personal consent, except in the legal cases required by the system to disclose it. We use industry-standard security measures, such as encryption, to protect your information. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

6. Data Retention Policy

We will retain user provided information for as long as you use the application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain automatically collected information also for a reasonable period of time depending on the nature of application and thereafter may store it in aggregate. Please note that some or all of the user provided information may be required in order for the application to function properly.

7. Changes to this Privacy Policy

KSAU-HS – College of Dentistry has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. An updated version of this privacy policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised policy unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the services after the effective date of the revised policy (or such other act specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes. To find out the latest update, the user should review the update date at the bottom of this page. We may also provide notice to you in other ways at our discretion, such as through the personal information you have provided.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this application, or your experience with this application, you can reach us through the following contact information:

King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
College of Dentistry – Riyadh
Website: https://cod.ksau-hs.edu.sa
E-mail: cod-systems@ksau-hs.edu.sa
P.O. Box: 3660 Riyadh 11481
Tel.: (011) 4299999 Ext.: 95701


This document was last updated on November 2023