Data Protection

Data Protection

In this privacy policy statement, the words ‘we’, ‘our’ and ‘us’ refer to the Information & eGovernment Authority; while the words ‘You’ and ‘your’ refer to the user of the website; ‘website’ refers to the Information & eGovernment Authority website. Using our website indicates that you have read, understood and accepted this statement.

Personal Information

The Information & eGovernment Authority does not collect personal information associated with you when accessing the website; unless you specifically and willingly choose to provide such details to us. If doing so, we shall use these information only to process your applications for obtaining information or services. If we are required to by law, we may share your information with another Bahraini government agency, department, office or entity. The information you provide is not given to any private organization without your permission and is not utilized for any marketing purposes. By using this website, you approve and accept these terms and conditions for privacy.

Protection of Personal Information

Your collected personal information will be accessible only to the government and will not be available for public inspection. In addition, no user information will be shared, sold or transferred to any third party without prior consent.

The Information & eGovernment Authority shall have the right to take the appropriate actions against any loss, misuse or alteration of the information contained on the website, without assuring the confidentiality of the content in this website. Furthermore, it is not legally liable for any damage that may occur to the user or anyone else - as a result of confidentiality breach (regarding the information that the user has transferred to the website).

The site also performs accurate procedures to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of information. However, the Information & eGovernment Authority cannot ensure the confidentiality of your use on this site and is not responsible for any damage you or any person may suffer as a result of confidentiality breach (regarding the information the user has transferred to the site).

External Links

Information & eGovernment Authority website may contain links to other websites where data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites and do encourage you to consult the privacy notices of the respective websites.


We may store so called ‘cookies’ on your computer when you visit our website. A cookie is a piece of data that identifies you as a unique user. Cookies may be used to improve the quality of your experience with the website and better understand the user base of this website. Most browsers are initially set-up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note, however, that some parts of the services offered on this website may not function properly if you refuse cookies. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

Website Security

For website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic in order to identify unauthorized attempts towards uploading, modifying or changing information, or otherwise causing damage. The site is protected by the Kingdom of Bahrain and International copyright laws. Unauthorized attempts to upload, modify or change information on our site may violate copyright and other laws.

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As a condition of your use of this website, you affirm to the Information & eGovernment Authority of Bahrain that you will not use this site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. Moreover, by using this website you agree that you will not violate or attempt to violate the security or integrity of the website, including and without limitation to, accessing data not intended for users of the website; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the website to security breaches; and attempting to interfere with services to users of the website (including submitting a virus or corrupted data to the website, overloading the website or continuously posting repetitive material on the website). Along with attempting to decompile, disassemble or otherwise reverse engineer the content or software comprising or making-up the website; and/or sending unsolicited advertising or other communications to users of the website.

Changes in Privacy Policy

The Information & eGovernment Authority shall reserve the right to make any minor or major changes in privacy policy terms and conditions from time to time without any prior notice. If you continue using the website after making any changes to the privacy policy, this entails that you accept them. The laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain shall be applicable to all disputes arising out of use of this website. The courts of the Kingdom of Bahrain shall be exclusively competent to hear and decide on such disputes.

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