Our Commitment and Terminology

Emirates Literature Foundation, an entity established under Dubai Decree No. 8 of 2013 and having its principal office at Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood, Bur Dubai, P.O. Box 24506, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (“ELF”) is committed to protecting the rights and privacy of all users of this ELF website with web address (the “Website”). The Website is managed and operated by or on behalf of ELF.

The terms “we”, “us” or “our(s)” refer to ELF and its affiliates and the terms “you” and “your” refer to the users of this Website.

Scope of Policy

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) (together with any other privacy policies/notices made available to you when we collect your data) and the Terms of Use apply to your use of this Website.

This Privacy Policy explains how we, as reasonably necessary for our own purposes, collect, process and use your personal information. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it.

In the event of any inconsistency or conflict between the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, the terms of this Privacy Policy shall prevail to the extent of such conflict or inconsistency.

Third Party Links

This Website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our Website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy and terms and conditions of use of every website you visit.

Collection and Use

We may use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you.

We may use information collected:


We may use cookies to distinguish you from other users of this Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you use this Website and also allows us to improve this Website.

Sharing Your Information

We may disclose your personal information:


The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to or through this Website. Any transmission is at your own risk.

We may retain your information for as long as we deem necessary or appropriate, including to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information, please contact us at the email address set out at the end of this Privacy Policy.

International data transfers

Personal information submitted through this Website may be hosted, transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country in which you are resident.

Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information

To review and update your personal information to ensure it is accurate, please contact us at the email address set out at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes

We may update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes to our information practices or any relevant statute, regulations and/or policy. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.


You can contact us about this Privacy Policy by emailing us at You can also contact us in order to exercise your data protection rights by emailing us at We will respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.