Data Protection

Thank you for visiting the website of UPDA. The below statement describes the privacy policy for using this website.

Personal Information

The UPDA does not collect personal information associated with you when accessing the website; unless you specifically and willingly choose to provide such details to us. In doing so, we shall use this information only to process your applications for obtaining information or services. If we are required to by law, we may share your information with another Bahraini government agency, department, office or entity. The information you provide is not given to any private organization without your permission and is not utilized for any marketing purposes. By using this website, you approve and accept these terms and conditions of privacy.

Protection of Personal Information

This site and its employees follow a comprehensive and strict information security policy, and only authorized personnel have access to the user's personally identifiable information. In addition, It is not permitted to share, sell or transfer any personal information to any third party without prior consent.

The UPDA shall have the right to take the appropriate actions against any loss, misuse or alteration of the information contained on the website, without assuring the confidentiality of the content in this website. Furthermore, it is not legally liable for any damage that may occur to the user or anyone else - as a result of confidentiality breach (regarding the information that the user has inserted to the website).

External Links

UPDA website may contain links to other websites where data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of other websites and do encourage you to consult the privacy notices of the respective websites.


We may store so-called ‘cookies’ on your computer when you visit our website. A cookie is a piece of data that identifies you as a unique user. Cookies may be used to improve the quality of your experience with the website and better understand the user base of this website. Most browsers are initially set-up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note, however, that some parts of the services offered on this website may not function properly if you refuse cookies. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

Website Security

For website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic in order to identify unauthorized attempts towards uploading, modifying or changing information, or otherwise causing damage. The site is protected by the Kingdom of Bahrain and International copyright laws. Unauthorized attempts to upload, modify or change information on our site may violate copyright and other laws.