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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the official website of 2018 elections in the Kingdom of Bahrain, www.vote.bh.

This section describes the privacy policy of the legislation and legal opinion commission when it comes to the collection and handling of personal data whenever you visit our website. “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this privacy policy text refers to the legislation and legal opinion commission. “You” refers to the User of the Elections website. “The Website” refers to the Bahrain Elections 2018 official website on the World Wide Web (WWW).

Collecting and using users Personal Information:

If you choose to provide us with your personal information (such as those used to fill out web forms via the Internet or when participating in a case study or sending us an email), we will only use this information to find the particular piece of information which you have requested and reply to your letters and requests. We will never exchange your personal information to any other government agency unless your request involves that particular government agency, or if required by Law. We will never use your personal information for commercial purposes.

We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
  • Answering frequently asked questions.
  • Improve the Elections official website, www.vote.bh, and its related services.
  • Making the Elections official website much easier for you to use by storing your personal information so that you will not have to re-enter the same piece of information again.

Please update us whenever you find a wrong or out of date piece of your personal information. We will only store your personal information with us only when it is necessary so that we can provide you with the best services.

Browsing Information Files (Cookies):

Whenever you visit our site, certain files that have some information about your browsing experience, also known as “cookies”, may be stored on your personal computer. Cookies are small files, which contain information about you as an Internet user, we may use those files to make your experience on the website much more enjoyable, and it may help us have a better understanding of who are our major users.

Most Internet browsers are designed to accept Cookies automatically. You may also configure your Internet browser so that it does not store any cookies on your personal computer and inform you whenever cookies are required to be stored for the website. Please keep in mind that some of our public online services, which our website offers, may not work properly when the cookies are disabled from being stored on your computer.

Hyperlinks Policy:

Hyperlinks that belongs to other public or private organizations are available on Elections’ website. The website offers these links as a service for the users. By visiting these links, you leave the Elections website, and the privacy policy of those websites are then applies.

Security:

To assure the safety and security of your personal information, we will use secured electronic storages and secured data transfer protocols to transfer your personal information.