Privacy and Data Protection
We respect the privacy of our users and highly value their trust in us. In this privacy statement, we explain how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your information when you visit BKAD’s website.
The policy, however, might change at any time and for any reason, BKAD will send a notification to you informing them about the updated policy.
When you browse, read, or download information from this website, we automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. This information is used for statistical purposes only and covers:
- Your IP address and geolocation to identify the country you are accessing BKAD from
- Personal identifying information, such as name and contact details (if voluntarily provided)
- The name of the top-level domain from which you accessed the Internet (for example .ae, .com, etc.)
- The type of browser you use
- The date and time you accessed the site
- The pages you accessed
The documents you have downloaded and the previous internet address from which you came directly to the site.
ADSC does not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute the data collected for commercial or marketing purposes.
We, occasionally, conduct online customer surveys to get your feedback. We use the survey data for research and to improve our services. The participation in those surveys are optional.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
You may browse and access information contained within our website without providing any personal information (information from which your identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained). If you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g. for you to be granted access privileges to BKAD services or for your account on BKAD, or through contact forms), the information is saved and logged, if necessary, on our servers for the purpose of logging and tracking services.
The information may be shared with the government entities of Abu Dhabi only and may be used to communicate to you the status of your service transactions and/or to assess your input to improve the content on BKAD’s website. ADSC will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute the collected data for commercial or marketing purposes.
Our website uses “persistent cookies” for any personalized content.
- Personalized content is the content from the website, which is delivered to a browser after a user has logged in once
- Cookies are text files or entries in larger files utilized to distinguish between visitors to a website and to track information during multiple visits to a website
- Help you navigate our website,
- Facilitate the sign-up and sign-in process for our services,
- Personalize your experience, and
- Improve our website.
ADSC has appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that has been posted. These measures cover commercial software programs and secure technology infrastructure to monitor network traffic, authenticate legitimate users, and identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Access to and Correction of Personal Information
ADSC will provide authenticated individuals with the personal information that has been collected on them upon request. Individuals are encouraged to correct any errors in their personal information so that the right level of interaction with the website is maintained.
Additionally, you have the right to delete any non-Abu Dhabi Government record. To do so, please contact +971 2 4088999 for more details.
Social Media Channels
BKAD’s website uses social media channels to share information and to engage with the public. Feeds from BKAD’s social media channels are embedded on the website’s homepage, while the feeds from other government entities are embedded in the landing page of each of the government entity’s pages on BKAD’s website.
By embedding the social media feeds on our website, we aim to create a seamless experience for you to access information and communicate with the government entities.