Privacy Policy

In order to maintain this website, provide and develop future services, National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) may collect and store web usage information. This information will be used to improve the functionality and content on the site.

Please make yourself familiar with the Privacy Policy details on this page. Any future updates will be posted here. The NIHS reserves the right to update its Privacy Policy as and when necessary. By continuing to use this website you are agreeing to the Privacy Policy.

This website is hosted and maintained by the NIHS Sub sites are indicated by the domain only. Units within the NIHS may issue their own privacy policy information. You can navigate to these sites via our top navigation menu.

Websites not within the domain are external sites and are not controlled by the NIHS except the following sites which are updated and maintained by NIHS.

Information Gathered

Upon visiting this site, we may collect the following:

  • Your IP address
  • Requested URL
  • Referring URL
  • Data and time of page visits
  • Software information eg browser used, operating system used
  • Your Internet access domain name

About Cookies

When you visit some pages on our website your computer may be issued with a small text file, often called a cookie. Our website uses cookies that we issue to recognize your browser session, for example if you login to one of our password protected site such as Webmail. This helps improve your secure experience of the site. You may set your Internet browser to refuse cookie requests, however this may diminish your experience of our site and reduce some functionality.

How we Use the Information Collected

The NIHS may use and analyze the information we collect to improve our services. For example, through the use of Google Analytics which identify pages visited regularly, and visitors locations. The NIHS will not store or associate any such analytical data with personally identifying information. Data collected will not be provided to any outside agencies or third parties. Data will be held on NIHS computers only. This data will be deleted at an appropriate time by the NIHS.

Monitoring Usage of University Applications and Systems

For security and for the safe working of NIHS applications and systems, logs may be kept on usage. If there are any signs that system are being used in an inappropriate or unlawful manner, or that users are breaching their authority to use our applications and systems, files may be inspected and disclosed to Management, and or the appropriate UAE Authorities.

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