Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Irhal Inc. uses and protects any information that you give us when you use Irhal (the use of the name “Irhal” implies both website or app).

Irhal Inc. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using Irhal, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Irhal Inc. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from March 12 2017.

Irhal collects your contact information, location and has access to your phone or tablet’s storage/memory. These are essential for the smooth running of Irhal. Irhal can have access to your cellular data if you allow this. You can change your phone’s settings to restrict use of cellular data if required.

If you make in-app purchases on Irhal your credit card and other financial transactions are NOT kept by Irhal Inc but are captured by the Google/Apple App Store or your telecom service provider. We do not collect or store any financial information.

Your personal details which you give us such as your name and email will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed to any third party. Your email will not be given or sold to others. We discourage spam.

We will use your location information to provide you location specific guidance for the city you are in. Prayer timings, GPS enabled maps and the Qibla direction compass will be better able to guide you during your trip. When you are using the map, points of interest will be shown that are close to your location.

We display advertising on our website and apps which may be based on your visits to certain cities and sections of our website/app. We do not share your name or email with others but wish to ensure that while you are using Irhal you are exposed to advertising that is of interest to you. Of course, you can always opt out of such advertising.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:

In-app purchases - all data for in-app purchases is collected by the app store or telecom service provider from where you make any in-app purchases. We do not store any financial/credit card information.


    find accounts on the device - we use your identity to verify you as a user to make it possible for us to improve your experience of Irhal based on your interaction with different pages of Irhal.


    read your contacts - this may be used to suggest content that we feel will be relevant and of interest to you.


    approximate location (network-based) - this helps to give you prayer timings and Qibla direction of the place you are in.
    precise location (GPS and network-based) - this also helps us in guiding you to the nearest point of interest on the map.


    read the contents of your USB storage - we do this to ensure that you have the latest version of Irhal installed and to update the app after we make changes in it.
    modify or delete the contents of your USB storage - Irhal needs to install data on your device to give you a good, offline user experience. We need to be able to add and delete content based on changes we make to the city guides.


    read the contents of your USB storage - Irhal needs to install data on your device to give you a good, offline user experience. We need to be able to add and delete content based on changes we make to the city guides.

    modify or delete the contents of your USB storage - Irhal needs to install data on your device to give you a good, offline user experience. We need to be able to add and delete content based on changes we make to the city guides.


    view network connections - this enables us to give you location specific information.
    full network access - we update our content regularly and network access allows us to refresh the information you have and present you with the latest news and offers or changes we make on Irhal.

What we do with the information we gather:
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

    Internal record keeping.
    We may use the information to improve our products and services.
    We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
    From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email or via phone (sms, messaging apps or voice calls).
    We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
    We may provide your information to our third party partners for marketing or promotional purposes - particularly for displaying relevant advertising.
    We will never sell your information.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer or mobile phone’s memory. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve Irhal in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

    whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
    if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at to unsubscribe.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.