Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice sets out the privacy practices relevant to this Site and explains how information is collected via the Site, how it is used, your rights and what controls you have. Please take the time to review this Privacy Notice carefully as it tells you how information is collected and how it is used. You should also read this Privacy Notice in conjunction with the separate legal page and specific Privacy Notice for the country sites of the HMM Network member you are on, and which may differ from or include additional information to this Privacy Notice or be subject to separate law and legal notice requirements.

If you have questions or you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed by the Privacy Notice and/or the local HMM Network member legal pages, please contact the HMM 380 Maadi Corniche Al Jawhara Tower (Tower C) 13th floor. Tel 0225240999.

This Privacy Notice covers:

  • Information we collect
  • Use of cookies
  • Use of your information
  • Promotional updates and communications
  • Disclosing your information
  • Storage and retention
  • International services and data transfers
  • Safeguarding your information
  • Third Party links
  • Your rights
  • Changes to this Privacy Notice
  • Contacting us


In running and maintaining the Site, we may collect and process the following data about you:

Information we collect from you

Information provided voluntarily by you, in particular your name, company, job function or department, address and contact details such as your telephone number, email address or fax number when you sign up to or request a newsletter or by any completing forms on the Site, or when requesting any information from us;

Information that you provide, when you contact us or otherwise communicate with us by any means. This may include, for example reporting a problem, submitting queries, concerns and comments regarding the Site or its content or providing us with information about where you heard about the HMM Network as well as flagging to us the HMM Network services you want to learn about.

Information about events to which you or your colleagues register to attend and your personal information and preferences, to the extent that information is relevant to organizing and managing those events, (for example your dietary requirements).

Employment details that we may receive if you send us a CV, resume or other details of your employment history in connection with an advertised job vacancy or general enquiry regarding employment opportunities with us.

Information we collect about you from your use of the Site

Information about your use of the Site, in particular, details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses used to connect your device to the Internet, information about your visit, and traffic, data identifying the country associated with your IP address. Our web servers also collect certain other communication information about all visitors to this Site, including host names and the Uniform Resource Locators (URL) or the domain name associated with a visitor's transit to, through and from our Site (including date and time) and a record of which pages have been requested.

This information is used to produce aggregate visitor statistics in relation to which pages are being accessed. It may also be used to monitor usage patterns on this Site in order to improve navigation and design features to help you get information more easily.

Apps QR codes or other related technologies

When you scan a QR Code, the third party that we engage to provide those QR Codes may collect certain information from your mobile device (such as your mobile device identifier and IP address). We use this information only for the purpose of providing statistical reports to us about users of the Site and our services.

Technical Information

We may automatically collect additional technical information such as the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your device to the internet, type of internet browsers you use and version, time-zone setting, time and date of information requests, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and the Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream through which you linked to this Site and the associated domains. The information collected is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on the Site and to remedy any errors which may occur during your visit to the Site.

Social Media Platforms

You may wish to participate in the various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media platforms hosted by HMM (Social Media Platforms) which we make available to you. The main aim of these Social Media Platforms is to facilitate and allow you to share content. However, HMM cannot be held responsible if you share personal information on Social Media Platforms that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.

HMM may also provide links to other social media platforms maintained on separate servers by individuals or organizations over which HMM has no control. HMM makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers. A link to a third party's website should not be construed as an endorsement by either HMM or that third party of the other or its products and services. HMM makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third party servers. We recommend reviewing the Privacy Notice of each third-party website linked from this Site to determine their use of your personal data. We have also implemented social plug-ins from Social Media Platforms on the Site. Where a relevant social plug-in appears on the Site your browser visiting the Site will set up a direct connection to the servers of the Social Media Platform. These servers will recognize that you are visiting this Site. If you are a member of the relevant Social Media Platform and you are logged in when visiting this Site information will be allocated by the Social Media Platform to your personal social media account with them. By clicking on the relevant plug-in icon on the Site (such as a 'Like' button) then this information will be shared with your Social Media Platform personal user account. Visit the Privacy Notice of the relevant Social Media Platform provider to learn more about your rights and choices.


We use cookies to assist us in improving the Site by collecting information about you and your device. Please refer to our full Cookie Policy below for details of how cookies are used and how you can elect to disable their use on your device. 


We use the information that we collect from you in our legitimate interests to assist us in providing our services to you or in the case of our promotional or marketing communications to you, where we have your consent (as described below). In addition to this, we may also use the information for one or more of the following purposes and lawful grounds:

Information we collect from you

  • To contact you in our legitimate interests, in situations where you have asked us to do so, (for example if you request via the Site that we phone you),
  • To provide you with information which you have requested from us in our legitimate interest or, where required with your consent. (For example, if you request a product sheet or newsletter from us);
  • To provide information to you relating to other services that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have separately consented to receive such information.
  • To obtain in our legitimate interest or where required by national law or with your consent, your feedback on our services which may include by way of a market research survey.


HMM Website has been designed with accessibility of web content and resources in mind, as part of wider inclusiveness efforts both online and offline network-wide. We believe that our visitors should have a choice on how they view our content, and are committed to providing a website that takes into account leading web accessibility practices.

 HMM Website has been built using the latest standards for HTML and CSS compliance and has been tested in the latest versions of the following browsers.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Opera
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Microsoft Edge

If you experience any problems with older browsers we advise you to upgrade to the most recent version of your chosen browser (they are all free upgrades). Alternatively turn CSS style sheets off.

Our website is under continual development as we add new content and features and we remain committed to incorporating the latest best practice and guidelines with respect to accessibility. If you have comments about access to this website, please contact the HMM Executive Office at 380 Maadi Corniche Al Jawhara Tower (Tower C) 13th floor. Tel +2025256581, or email [email protected]

Terms and Conditions

The information on this Site is intended to furnish users with general information on matters that they may find to be of interest. While every effort has been made to offer current and accurate information, errors can occur. Furthermore, this Site may contain references to certain laws and regulations. Laws and regulations will change over time and should be interpreted only in light of particular circumstances and the date the article was published. The Site, and content available within it, is for informational purposes only. Neither the Site nor the content available within it constitutes professional advice, and neither should be relied upon by you or any third party. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult with professional advisers. 


HMM disclaims any liability and responsibility for errors or omissions in the content contained on the Site.

All content on the Site and all the information provided through it is provided "as is", with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy or timeliness, and without representations, warranties or other contractual terms of any kind, express or implied. HMM does not represent or warrant that this Site, the various services provided through this Site, and / or any information, software or other material downloaded from this Site, will be accurate, current, uninterrupted, error-free, omission-free or free of viruses or other harmful components.

The information presented on this Site should not be construed as legal, tax, accounting or any other professional advice or service. You should consult with an HMM or other professional adviser familiar with your particular factual situation for advice concerning specific tax or other matters before making any decision. You should not send any confidential information to any member firm of HMM until you have received agreement from that firm to perform the services you request.


You may link to this Site provided that such linkage does not involve:

  • unauthorized use of our logo;
  • any false claim (actual or implied) of endorsement by, or other relationship with, HMM or local member firm(s);
  • framing or embedding of any pages of our Site; or
  • other infringement of our trademarks, copyright and/or other intellectual property rights (see below)

HMM does not bear any responsibility whatsoever for the content, accuracy or security of any websites that are linked (by way of hyperlink or otherwise) to the Site.

Certain links on this Site lead to servers maintained by individuals or organizations over which HMM has no control. HMM makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, or any other aspect, of the information located on such servers. A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either HMM or that third party of the other, or its products and services.

Copyright Notice

Except where noted otherwise, all material on the Site is Copyright © 2021 HMM International Association, and on the individual country sites, local material is Copyright © 2021 to the relevant member firm(s). All rights reserved. No part of the materials on this Site, including but not limited to the text, graphics and html code, may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, or by any means without HMM’s written permission or, in respect of local content on an individual country site, the written permission of the relevant member firm(s).

“HMM” and the stylized HMM Brandmark are either already registered or pending registration with trademark offices around the world.

Acceptable conduct

You will use the Site only for lawful purposes.  If at any time you become aware of any violation, by any person or entity, of any part of these terms and conditions, you will immediately notify [email protected] and provide us with assistance, as requested, to stop or remedy such violation.