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Privacy and Security Policies

Our Commitment

The Legal Affairs Department 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 website the ‘Site’.

The handling of all personal information by the Legal Affairs Department is governed by the laws of the Emirate of Dubai and the applicable federal laws of the United Arab Emirates. We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the government electronically.

Collection and Use of Online Information

When you visit our website, we will not collect your personal information unless you choose to use and receive online products and services that require it. For and transactions with the Legal Affairs Department involving credit cards, government systems use up-to-date security protocols to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of information and systems

Collection of IP Address

Our web server automatically collects your IP address when you visit our site (your IP address is your computer's unique address that lets other computers attached to the Internet know where to send data, but does not identify you individually). We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to compile statistics on site usage.

Use of Cookies

This Site uses cookies. Cookies are generally used to make it more convenient for users to move around our website. If you choose, they may be used to 'remember' your password and make it easier and faster to log-in to certain sites. These types of cookies need to be stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies used by the government are encrypted to make the information in cookies unreadable to anyone except the government department with which you are dealing.

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 Dubai government services consistent with your interactions on our site.

Right to examine, change or correct personal information

Any user providing us with his/her personal information has the right to examine, change or correct it. You can request to modify your personal information by sending an email to contact@legal.dubai.gov.ae

Other websites

This privacy policy applies only to the site. Where you access another website through http://legal.dubai.gov.ae, you should read the privacy policy related to that website to know the practices adopted there.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Our website may provide links to other sites created and maintained by other public and/or private sector organizations. We provide these links solely for your information and convenience. When you use a provided link to access another website, you are leaving the Site and our information management policies no longer apply.