PRIVACY AND SECURITY STATEMENT
RAK Government is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. We recognize our obligation to keep sensitive information secure and have created this privacy and security statement to share and explain the current information management practices on our websites.
The handling of all personal information by RAK Government departments and entities is governed by the UAE and RAK privacy and security acts. We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the government electronically.
The policy was last modified on 09-03-2017.
COLLECTION AND USE OF ONLINE INFORMATION
When you visit our websites, we may request you to provide personal information, and you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information.. We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on our site to any third party (public/private). Any information provided to this Portal will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. RAK Government uses reasonable measures to safeguard sensitive personally identifiable information, which measures are appropriate to the type of information maintained, and follows applicable UAE laws regarding safeguarding any such information under our control. In addition, in some areas of our Sites, RAK Government may use Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) or Transport Layer Security (“TLS”) encryption technology to enhance data privacy and help prevent loss, misuse, or alteration of the information under RAK Government control.
Personal Data Collected
As you navigate the RAK Government Web Sites, we may also collect certain information through the commonly used information gathering tools, such as Cookies (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information you’re your Web Browser, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information is available only to the government employees who have a need to know it. It will not be available for public inspection without your consent. Also, no site user information will be shared, sold, or transferred to any third party without your prior consent. Access is given only to those qualified professionals who provide RAK Government services consistent with your interactions with our site.