Our commitment to protecting your personal data

Privacy Policy

Our commitment to protecting your personal data

This Ryadah Real Estate privacy notice (‘Privacy Notice’) describes how Ryadah Real Estate (‘we’ or ‘us’) collects, uses, shares, and retains personal information that you provide to us, or that we collect, when you use the Ryadah Real Estate website located at https://www.Ryadah.com.sa  and other websites owned or controlled by Ryadah Real Estate (the ‘sites’) or related mobile applications, complete related forms, participate in Ryadah Real Estate events, or communicate with one of our customer service representatives (‘personal data’).

Please note that if you disagree with anything in this privacy notice, you must not use the sites or mobile applications, or provide personal information to us in connection with Ryadah Real Estate’s products or services.


Table of contents:

  1. Collection of personal information
  2. Marketing communication
  3. Use, sharing and retention of personal information
  4. How to contact Ryadah Real Estate and change your information or preferences
  5. Modifications to this privacy notice
  6. Questions, concerns or complaints


  1. Collection of personal information
    • Information you directly and voluntarily provide to us 

      Enquiry: If you provide your personal data to Ryadah Real Estate to enquire about properties or events, or if you sign up to become a registered user of any website operated by Ryadah Real Estate, you will be required to provide certain information as part of the registration process. This information may include your first and last name, email address, telephone number and business or home address.

Membership information is used to communicate with you, to design content and activities that we believe would be of interest to you, and to ensure that Ryadah Real Estate will not violate any applicable sanctions in providing you access to Ryadah Real Estate’s goods and services. If you wish to opt-out of receiving these communications from us, please follow the instructions contained in an applicable communication you receive from us.

Events: Ryadah Real Estate may host events for product knowledge sharing. If you register for a Ryadah Real Estate event, we will access the information in your account to provide you with information and services associated with the event. If you register for one of our events and you are not a Ryadah Real Estate member, we will collect your first and last name, email address, business or home address, information about the type of business you work for or with, which we will use to provide you with information and services associated with the event.

Communications with Ryadah Real EstateIf you communicate or correspond with us by email, through postal mail, via phone or through other forms of communication, including our customer service center, we may collect the information you provide as part of those communications. For example, if you correspond with us through email, we may collect and store the email address you use to send the applicable correspondence and use it to respond to your enquiry; to notify you of Ryadah Real Estate events, or other services; or to keep a record of your complaint, accommodation request, and similar purposes.


    • Information we automatically collect from you

We may automatically collect information about you when you use the sites or our services. For example, if you access the sites through a computer, we will automatically collect information such as your browser type and version, computer and connection information, IP address, pages you have visited and standard web log information. We may use remarketing tools that will serve ads to you based on your location, the content you have explored on our site to make ads to you after you have left our site. If you access the sites through a mobile device, we may also be able to find the location of your mobile device. You may choose not to share your location details with us by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. For instructions on changing the relevant settings, please contact your service provider or device manufacturer.

We may automatically collect information from you when you use the sites using ‘cookies ‘and other similar technologies, such as web beacons. Cookies are lesser amounts of data that are stored within your computer’s internet browser and that are accessed and recorded by the websites that you visit so that they can recognize the same browser navigating online later. The cookies are not able to execute code or access other information stored on the computer. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, email response and tracking.

In addition to those mentioned above, third parties may also set cookies when you visit the site. In some cases, which is because we have hired a third party to supply services on our behalf, such as an enquiry form. Because your browser connects to those third parties, they can set or read their own cookies on your device and may collect information about your online activities (but not any personally identifiable data) across websites or online services.

Some of our pages use a third-party software provider, such as Optimizely, Unbounce, Hotjar etc. to test variations in the content to help us improve our experience. You can view their respective Privacy Policies (and / or opt-out) using these links:

Information that may be collected by cookies when you use the sites may include, without limitation:

  • the pages you visit within the sites
  • the date and time of your visit to the sites
  • the amount of time you spend using the sites
  • the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet
  • your computer and connection information such as your browser type and version, operating system and platform

This information is collected to enhance the site performance and end user experience. You can set your browser to reject cookies or to let you know when you are sent a cookie. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser. Click here to view our Cookie Policy.


    • Information you provide to payment processors

All payments made to Ryadah Real Estate are processed by third party processing service engaged by Ryadah Real Estate. All information collected by these third-party providers for the purpose of processing your payments is not available to us unless you have otherwise provided this information to us in connection with your use of the sites or our products and services.


  1. Marketing communications

We may combine your information with data we collect from our vendors and use it to improve and personalize the Ryadah Real Estate website. If you don’t wish to receive marketing communications from us or participate in our ad-customization programs, simply update your communication preferences at Info@ryadah.com.sa , or follow the directions provided with the communication or advertisement.


  1. Use, sharing and retention of personal information
    • How we use your information

In general, we use the information we collect primarily to provide, keep, protect, and improve our current products and to develop new ones. This allows us to:

  • Facilitate the creation of and security of your account on our network
  • Find you as a user of our services
  • Improve our services, website and how we run our business
  • Understand and enhance your experience using our website, products and related services
  • Respond to your comments or questions (and for our support team to supply service)
  • Send you related information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages
  • Communicate with you about promotions, upcoming events and news about products and services offered by Ryadah Real Estate
  • Link or combine it with other information we get from third parties, to help us understand your needs and provide you with better service
  • Protect, investigate and deter fraudulent, unauthorized or illegal activity


    • Information for individuals found in the European Union

Legal basis for the processing of personal information from EEA residents

If you live within the European Economic Area (EEA), our processing of your personal information will be legitimized as follows:

  • Whenever we need your consent for the processing of your personal information such processing will be justified by Article 6(1) lit (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (‘GDPR’). This article in the GDPR describes when processing can be done lawfully.
  • If the processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract between you and Ryadah Real Estate or for taking any pre-contractual steps upon your request, such processing will be based on GDPR Article 6(1) lit (b). If this data is not processed, Ryadah Real Estate will not be able to execute the contract with you.
  • Where the processing is necessary for us to follow a legal obligation, we will process your information based on GDPR Article 6(1) lit (c), for example complying in the fields of employment law.
  • And where the processing is necessary for the purposes of Ryadah Real Estate’s legitimate interests, such processing will be made by GDPR Article 6(1) lit (f), for example to detect fraud.
  • You may also receive personalized advertising where you indicate to Ryadah Real Estate specific interests by requesting information about a product or service or by indicating your marketing preferences in the Preference Centre (access to which is provided at the bottom of this page), however, you may also receive general communications regarding new launches, promotions or schemes.


Transferring personal data from the EU to the UAE

Ryadah Real Estate has its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Information we collect from you will be processed in the United Arab Emirates. The security of your privacy and the information you give us is very important to us, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Ryadah Real Estate or guarantee that your information on Ryadah Real Estate Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information (such as log in credentials) on our order form or chat form, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Please be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, Ryadah Real Estate cannot guarantee or call for the security of any information you send on or through the sites and you do so at your own risk.

Ryadah Real Estate takes part in its compliance with the EU Privacy Shield Framework. Ryadah Real Estate is committed to subjecting all personal information received from EU member countries to the Frameworks’ applicable principles (‘Principles’).


European Union data subject rights

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws supply certain rights for data subjects (these are persons that can be identified).

This Privacy Notice is intended to provide you with information about what personal data Ryadah Real Estate collects about you and how it is used.

If you wish to confirm that Ryadah Real Estate is processing your personal data, or to have access to the personal data Ryadah Real Estate may have about you, or have other questions, please contact us at Info@ryadah.com.sa .

You may also request information through our Data Subject Access Portal about:

  • the purpose of the processing
  • the categories of personal data concerned
  • who else outside Ryadah Real Estate might have received the data from Ryadah Real Estate what the source of the information was (if you did not provide it directly to Ryadah Real Estate)
  • where the personal data is stored and how long it will be stored

You have a right to correct (rectify) the record of your personal data kept by Ryadah Real Estate if it is inaccurate. You may ask that Ryadah Real Estate erase that data or cease processing it, subject to certain exceptions. You may also ask Ryadah Real Estate for your personal data to be supplemented or updated, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for all legitimate reasons. You may withdraw your consent for the processing of personal data or the further processing of personal data by Ryadah Real Estate at any time. You may also ask that Ryadah Real Estate cease using your data for Direct Marketing purposes by emailing Info@ryadah.com.sa

In many countries (including EEA countries), you have a right to lodge a complaint with the proper data protection authority if you have concerns about how Ryadah Real Estate processes your personal data. When technically possible, Ryadah Real Estate will – at your request – supply your personal data to you or transmit it directly to another controller. You have the right to receive your personal information in a structured and standard format.

In addition to the information contained in this Privacy Notice, you may be provided with more and contextual information concerning services or the collection and processing of your personal data upon request.


    • Data storage and retention

Your personal data is stored by Ryadah Real Estate on its servers, and on the servers of the database management services Ryadah Real Estate engages, found in the United Arab Emirates. Ryadah Real Estate keeps data for the duration of the customer’s business relationship with Ryadah Real Estate and otherwise as required under applicable law. Personal data will be kept for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which your personal data are processed. We will keep your personal data if you are a Ryadah Real Estate customer or require our services so that we can supply these services to you.

If you are in the European Economic Area, now you come out of Ryadah Real Estate association or withdraw your consent for the processing of your personal information, all your personal data received and stored will be erased if no longer needed by us. Unless we must keep this personal data by law or to follow our regulatory obligations. In such a case, we will only keep this personal data for as long as necessary. For more information on where and how long your personal data is stored, and for more information on your rights of erasure and portability, please contact our data privacy resource at Info@ryadah.com.sa .


  1. How to Contact Ryadah Real Estate and change your information or preferences

Questions about this Privacy Notice should be directed to Ryadah Real Estate’s data privacy resource: Info@ryadah.com.sa . If you would like to change the types of marketing email messages you receive from Ryadah Real Estate, you may do so by following the instructions within the body of any email message that you receive from us.


  1. Modifications to this Privacy Notice

From time to time, Ryadah Real Estate may need to update or change this Privacy Notice, to reflect changes in our business practices, data collection practices or organization. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Notice at any time, for any reason, without notice to you, other than the posting of the amended Privacy Notice on the sites, or, if you have provided your email address to us, sending you an email notifying you of the amended Privacy Notice. It is strongly recommended to check the site often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the top. We will in any case not lose your rights under this Privacy Notice without your explicit and informed consent. If you do not agree to the changes, you should drop your use of the sites, and cease supplying personal information to us, prior to the time the modified Privacy Notice takes effect. If you continue using the sites or supply personal information after the modified Privacy Notice takes effect, you will be bound by the modified Privacy Notice.


  1. Questions, concerns or complaints

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Notice, please contact Info@ryadah.com.sa .