Privacy Policy

1. Scope

This policy applies to personal information collected when using the services offered by this website. It does not extend to other websites that can be accessed via provided links. As external websites are governed by specific privacy policies, no liability is accepted for user security while browsing these websites.

 

2. Collection and use of information

(a) This website will not collect any personal information when the user browses or downloads files.

(b) In order to provide the best possible user experience, personal information may be required when accessing certain services on this website. This includes sending messages to the minister’s mail box, filling out surveys and making online service requests.

(c) This website will log the user’s IP address, access time and frequency of access to information. Browsing and access activity data is recorded for website traffic and network activity calculations. This information is key for improving services.

(d) In order to provide services tailored to your needs, this website will read and write cookies in the user’s browser. If this is unacceptable, block cookies by setting the level of Internet security to high. This will, however, prevent the website from operating as designed.

(e) This website will not sell or release personal information to third parties, nor exchange it with them, except under the following circumstances:

i. A law enforcement agency requests such information for a criminal investigation.

ii. Another authority needs such information to conduct an investigation or carry out other duties.

iii. An individual or company has been commissioned to provide a service that will improve this website’s quality.

 

3. Information security

The computer servers hosting this website are equipped with a firewall, anti-virus system and other security features. Strict protection measures are in place to safeguard this website and user information. Only authorized personnel can access the system and such information. In addition, the information collected by this website is transmitted by SSL protocol to prevent unauthorized access.

 

4. Registered user obligations

(a) The user agrees to provide accurate and complete information on the website’s registration form for online services and personalized features. If this information is inaccurate or incomplete, access to current and future services may be withheld.

(b) The user and the MOFA are responsible for keeping confidential passwords and usernames. At the end of each session, the user agrees to sign out. If using a shared public computer, the user must close the browser to prevent unauthorized access to personal information or email.

(c) The user agrees not to intentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international laws, and to bear full responsibility for all actions stemming from a registered account.