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Company Overview

Status of registration:

Active

Business activities:

Television & Radio Broadcasting Via Encrypted & Open Channel

Television & Radio Broadcasting Station

Publishing Of Newspapers, Magazines & Periodicals

Registered Number:

3007

Registered offices:

Unit The Exchange - GV-00-11-04-OF-01-0 , The Exchange - GV-00-11-05-OF-01-0 , The Exchange - GV-00-11-06-OF-01-0 , The Exchange - GV-00-11-07 (External) , Level 4, The Exchange, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, 507159, United Arab Emirates

Company Information

Name:

Asharq News Services Ltd.

Trading Name:

Asharq News Services Ltd.

Status of Registration:

Active

Type of License:

Non Regulated

Legal Structure:

Private Company

Date of Incorporation :

10 10 2018

Commercial License Validity Date:

09 10 2023

Directors:

Nabeel Alkhatib

Jomana Rashed Alrashid

Shareholders:

Asharq news services limited one person LLC

DNFBP: DIFC Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions

No

Financial Year End:

31st December

Auditor:

Baker Tilly MKM Chartered Accountants

KPMG LLP

Share Capital:

500 issued shares of Class A with a nominal value of USD 100 per Share


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Data Protection

Data Protection Officer Appointed:

Yes

Data Protection Officer:

Kelvin Barker, United Arab Emirates

Notifications:

Personal Data Processing Operations:

Yes

Transfer of Personal Data from the DIFC:

Yes

Processing of Special Categories of Personal Data:

No

Purpose for the Personal Data Processing:

Accounting & Auditing, Advt, Mrkt & PR for the DC Itself, Staff Administration

Data Subjects or class of Data Subjects whose Personal Data is being processed:

Staff (Agents, Workers), Clients & Customer, Suppliers, Advisors, Consultants, Prof. Experts

Description of the Class of Personal Data being Processed:

Asharq News is a free-to-air business news television channel with digital platforms (free - no subscriptions). We have c.500 employees under our DIFC sponsorship so we hold standard employee data in HR and Finance for payroll and insurances purposes. We use third party suppliers e.g. to provide equipment and technical services so we require their contact details for communication and payment. And users of our website asharq.com can create accounts where they input details such as name and email address.

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List of Jurisdictions to which Personal Data may be transferred:

Not Applicable


Former Properties

Trade Name:

Asharq News Services LLC

Name:

Asharq News Services LLC until 12 November 2018

Directors:

saleh Al dowais until 11 February 2021

Shareholders :

Saudi Research and Marketing Group until 11 November 2020

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