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Privacy Policy

Protecting the privacy of our visitors is a top priority for us at “thegulfindependent.” This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use personal information.

Log Files

Similar to many other websites, we use log files at “thegulfindependent.” These files contain information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, Internet Service Provider (ISP), type of browser, date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and the number of clicks. This information is used for analysis, administration, and to gather demographic information. The data is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information about page visits, and customize webpage content based on browser type or other information visitors send through their browser. Third-party advertising companies may use this information to provide ads about goods and services that interest you.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google uses cookies to display ads on our website through the DART cookie. This cookie is used to display ads to users based on their visit to “thegulfindependent” and other sites on the Internet. You may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Advertising Partners

Our advertising partners, such as Google Adsense and Amazon, may use cookies and web beacons to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and personalize the advertising content you see. We do not have access to or control over these cookies used by third-party advertisers. For more detailed information on their practices, please consult their respective privacy policies.

Children’s Information

We take the protection of children online seriously and encourage parents and guardians to monitor and guide their online activity. “thegulfindependent” does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us immediately, and we will do our best to remove it promptly.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser settings. More information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found on the browsers’ respective websites. This privacy policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites, and we cannot control their activities.