This page outlines how we protect our visitor’s private information. If you have any feedback on our Privacy Policy, please email [email protected]

Data we collect, the reason it is collected and who it gets shared with:

Ensuring Performance, Ensuring Security and Protecting from Spam

We collect your IP address and other anonymised data to ensure our website comes from servers close to you. We also do this to identify and prevent malicious activity. This data is stored and processed by the website’s host. This is essential to ensure that the website functions. In accordance with these functionalities, we may also place cookies in your browser. This is a requirement for the website to function. It cannot be opted out of.


We collect anonymised data which depicts how our website is used. This includes tracking which pages on our website have been viewed and the length of time in which they were viewed. During this process, your IP address will be collected. However, it will be anonymised at the earliest occasion – before it is saved by Google Analytics.

The Mailing List

After you have signed up to our newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time, by clicking on the link at the bottom of all our emails.

Where Content is Embedded from Other Websites

The content featured on this site may encompass embedded elements, including videos, images and articles. Embedded content from external websites operates identically to if the visitor had accessed the external site directly. These external websites may collect data concerning you, employ cookies, employ third-party tracking technologies, and monitor your interaction with embedded content. This surveillance extends to interactions with embedded content even if you hold an account and are currently logged in to the respective website. Data from third party websites is not collected, stored, or processed by Barzani Watch.

Third-party Links

When we provide links to third-party websites, you are subject to the Privacy Policy established by those websites.

Length of time in which your data is retained

The sole personally identifiable information collected comprises of your name and email address, submitted upon subscribing to the mailing list. This information is retained until you opt out, at which point it is archived and solely utilized for aggregate reporting. Any other data, anonymized or aggregated, may be retained for a maximum of 24 months.

Your data rights

You have multiple rights when it comes to your personal data, which include the following:

  • If data processing relies on your consent, you retain the right to withdraw this consent at any point, and we will fully facilitate this process possible. Unsubscribe links are located at the bottom of all email communications.
  • You have the authority to request the correction and/or removal of your personal information.
  • You have the right to access your personal data.
  • If you believe your rights have been violated, you reserve the right to file a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

The main personally identifiable information we gather includes the name and email address provided upon signing up for our mailing list. You have the option to unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by clicking the link provided in our emails.

If you would like to access the rights listed above, or any other legal rights you have over your data under current legislation, please contact us.

Third Party Intellectual Property Rights

Images, logos, trademarks, and other insignia utilized for illustrative purposes on our website, unless expressly stated otherwise, are the exclusive property of their respective rights holders and are not owned by Barzani Watch.