Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us and maintaining your trust is a priority. This Privacy Notice informs you that information submitted by you or collected by Aramco Ventures may be processed for the purposes below.

Any communication or material that you may post or transmit to Aramco Ventures over the Internet or the World Wide Web (WWW) is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and nonproprietary. By posting or transmitting any communication or material to this site, you agree that Aramco Ventures or any of its affiliates may use such communication or material for any purpose, including reproduction, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.

We may share your Personal Data with Saudi Aramco Group companies, affiliates or other third parties. 

We may need to do this:

  • Where we need assistance from third parties to grant you access to the Site and facilitate posting of information, content and/or otherwise operate the Site;
  • Where have a public interest or legal duty to do so (e.g., assisting with detection of crime, regulatory reporting, litigation, or defending legal rights);
  • Where we have a duty to disclose to a competent public authority, government or regulatory agency where necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory compliance obligation which the relevant Saudi Aramco Group member is subject to or as permitted by applicable local law;
  • Where required to our professional advisers or consultants, including lawyers, bankers, auditors, accountants and insurers providing consultancy, legal, banking, audit, accounting or insurance services to us;
  • To enforce or apply any agreements we have with you;
  • To third party suppliers and vendors who we use to support our business, including but not limited to the operation, features and functionality of this Site, and those who provide information technology and system administration services to us; or
  • We asked for your permission to share your Personal Data and you agreed.

Social Media:

We may use social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. If you use these services, you should review their privacy policy for more information on how they deal with your Personal Data.

Social media platforms also allow you to indicate your preferences to them about the advertising you receive on their platforms. Please contact your social media platforms for more information.

How we protect and handle your Personal Data:

We use robust technical and organizational measures to protect any personal information we process about you. All Aramco Ventures personnel who have access to your Personal Data operate under strict corporate guidelines to ensure the protection of the data and compliance with applicable local data protection laws and regulations.

International data transfers:

We store and process your Personal Data in various jurisdictions, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Your Personal Data may be shared with and processed by Aramco Ventures or other Saudi Aramco Group subsidiaries and affiliates outside of the country in which your Personal Data was collected.

The laws on processing such information, including where such information is classed as “personal data”, in these locations may be less stringent than in your country. It may also be processed by staff operating outside of your country. We will take all steps reasonably necessary and/or required by applicable data protection laws to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this notice and applicable law.

How long do we keep your Personal Data?

We will keep Personal Data for as long as we have a relationship with you and when you use our Site. Following end of the relationship, we shall retain this for a period of 7 years or such longer period as required by law and/or to protect our legal interests. We will not keep any information for longer than is strictly necessary and when we no longer need the information, we will securely destroy it in accordance with our internal policies or anonymize it. Should you require earlier deletion, you may discuss this by contacting Aramco Ventures.

Your Rights

Under certain applicable laws, you may have certain rights in relation to your Personal Data. These rights include right to access and rectify the Personal Data that you provided to Aramco Ventures.

Subject to certain limitations, users accessing this Site within and/or otherwise located within the European Union (EU) may have a right under applicable laws to request Aramco Ventures to provide them access to their Personal Data for the purpose(s) of:

  • Request a copy of what Personal Data we have on you;
  • Rectify or erase your Personal Data (add to or update/correct);
  • Restrict the processing of your Personal Data;
  • Object to the processing of your Personal Data;
  • Data Portability;
  • Lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority.

For collection and use based on legitimate interests, you may object to processing of your personal information. To that effect you can contact Aramco Ventures in writing at the email address provided below. Should you object to the processing of your information this may, without limitation, impede your access to the Site.

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact:


We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using cookie files stored on your computer or device (“cookies”). Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or device when you visit a website. They help us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service.

We may use both “session” cookie and “persistent” cookies on the Site. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the Site; keep track of your selections and if applicable any bookings; prevent fraud and increase Site security; and other uses. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our Site to recognize you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of our Site; and other uses.

Cookies we use

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at

You can find more information about cookies and how to manage them at You may disable cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you do so, this will affect your enjoyment of our site and we will no longer be able to offer to you a personalized service.

List of cookies

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to understand how our media campaigns work and how you interact with our Site in order to improve the user experience.

Google tracking cookies: Google tracking cookies enable us to understand if you complete certain actions on our Site(s) after you have seen or clicked through one of our adverts served via Google. Based on the content you have engaged with on our Site, Google is able to deliver some targeted adverts across other Google partner websites.

Google Optimize: We use Google Optimize which enables us to utilize analytics cookies to target content variants to a user and a content experiment cookie to determine a user’s participation (e.g. tracking users clicks or recording a visit).

Google remarketing/ audience lists:  We use this to track who has visited the Sites to allow remarketing via Google adverts. It collects users ID/ browser ID and is held via a cookie on your browser, or if you’re logged into a google account, it will be collected via there as well.

Social Media Cookies: We sometimes utilize cookies from social media partners such as LinkedInFacebook  and Twitter who drop cookies on your device when you visit our site.  This means that when you later access such social media sites, adverts may be displayed to you which are more tailored and suited to your potential interests.