As of June 20, 2020
We may collect the following “Personal Information” from you: your name, email address, residential address, telephone number, IP address, social media account information, including Facebook and Twitter that you provide to us when using the Site or communicating with us, gender, date of birth and payment card information. We collect your Personal Information in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our Site, register on the Site,, fill out a form, respond to a survey, or in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. We will collect your Personal Information only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. You can always refuse to supply Personal Information, but please note that it may prevent you from engaging in certain Site related activities.
We may collect non-personal information about you whenever you interact with our Site. Non-personal information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system, the Internet service providers used and other similar information.
HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect and use your Personal Information for the purpose of conducting our business and pursuing our legitimate interests, including for the following purposes:
To run and operate our business and Site: We may also use your Personal Information to display content on the Site correctly.
To improve customer service: Personal Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
To personalize user experience: We may use your Personal Information in the aggregate to understand how Site users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
To improve our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services. We may also use your Personal Information for auditing or research and analysis to improve. To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature: To send you information you agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to you.
To send periodic emails: We may send you information and updates pertaining to your order or event registration. We may also send you information about the Site, Trending articles or upcoming events that may be of interest to you and respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
To facilitate event services you have requested: In some cases, your Personal Information is shared with third-party entities who explicitly partner with a specific Event Organizer (as defined below) to which you have voluntarily given your Personal Information and only to assist in that specific Event Organizer’s event operations.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We implement appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your Personal Information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. For example, we use security measures such as data encryption, SSL secure link usage and password protection where applicable.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your Personal Information with others, such as our affiliates, government entities and regulatory bodies, those with whom you have requested us to share information, contractors and service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business, including, for example, companies that provide us with technical support and assistance concerning this website, our volunteer journalist, and other third parties who facilitate and support our articles. We require third parties who perform services for us to agree to treat your Personal Information confidentially and securely and only for the purpose of performing services on our behalf. We may also share your Personal Information with a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of World Capital Times.
If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include trending news, updates, related service information, etc. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or you may contact us using the contact information below.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
EXTERNAL LINKS AND THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
“DO NOT TRACK” DISCLOSURE
We require a date of birth for all registration entries. We require parental or guardian consent for children under the age of 13 to register on our Site. If we learn that we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 without verification of parental or guardian consent, we will delete that information.
SITE VISITORS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
Come Volunteer is located, and this Site is hosted in the United Arab Emirates. If you are using the Site from outside the United Arab Emirates, please be aware that any Personal Information you share with us will be stored and processed in the United Arab Emirates where we locate and operate our servers and databases. By voluntarily sharing your Personal Information with us, you understand that your Personal Information will be stored and processed in the United Arab Emirates.
Individuals in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) have certain data subject rights that may be subject to limitations and restrictions. These rights include the right to (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of their Personal Information; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or object to the processing of their Personal Information; and (iii) ask for a copy of their personal information to be provided to them or a third party in a machine-readable format. If you wish to exercise one of the above-mentioned rights, please send us your request to the contact details set out below. Individuals in the EEA also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their Personal Information with their local data protection authority.