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Privacy Policy

A. Scope of the policy

The following policy applies to the collection, use, and security of personal data involved in your activities on this website. It does not apply to the websites of other government agencies or other websites that may be accessed via links on this website. All linked websites have their own privacy and security policies. Your activity on those websites, and the security of your personal data, will be governed by privacy and security policies of those websites.

B. Collection and use of personal information
  • This website does not collect any personally identifiable information from simply browsing and downloading files on this website.
  • Visitors who use any of this website's online application services will be asked to provide the most current and accurate personal information necessary to process the requests, which may include the visitor's name, national ID number, contact phone number, email address, and mailing address. In the event where you give feedback or make inquiries regarding the services of this website through email or the service mailbox, the Department will keep records of such communications only for the purpose of contacting you.
  • This website records visit-specific information such as visitor’s IP address, duration of visit, and pages viewed. These data are collected for internal use by website management to analyze site traffic and browsing behavior in order to improve the service quality of this website. Such analyses are performed in aggregate only and never on individual visitors.
  • This Department is obligated to protect the privacy of online applicants. Personal information and other data will not be modified or deleted without your consent except under any of the following conditions:
    • In the event of violation of the policy of this website or when inappropriate information has been submitted.
    • A firewall has been installed to prevent illegal use of this website and protect the rights of users.
    • To protect the rights and interests of those associated to this website.
  • This Department will never arbitrarily provide, sell, exchange, or lease any of your personal data to other groups, individuals, or private enterprises, except on the following occasions:
    • As required by a lawful investigation conducted by a judicial authority.
    • As required by an inquiry from, or the use by, an authorized organization in the execution of its duties.
    • Based on a good-faith belief that disclosure is required by law, or for management use in the maintenance or upgrade of website services.
C. Self-protection of data privacy

Please keep your private data safe and never provide them to any third party. You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose any personal information on this website (such as asking the Department to publish event announcements), your information may be collected and used by others, and you may receive emails not provided by the Department.

D. Data privacy inquiries

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us.