We, at the Mohammed bin Rashid Library, emphasize the implementation of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aimed at making Dubai the happiest and smartest city in the world, by adhering to the Dubai Data initiative within the context of the Dubai government policy designed to establish a culture of data exchange and evidence-based decision-making between competent government authorities and private entities.
For more on the initiative, kindly visit: https://u.ae
Collection of Personal Data
The personal data provided to us, which includes personal contact information, identification and location information, such as name, home address, business address, personal email address or work email address, or contact details such as a landline phone, fax, mobile or work phone number, date of birth, job title, country of residence, school, or entity affiliated with it, user personal photo, specific government-issued identification numbers or passport details, are completely confidential and we use them only for fair, legal and legitimate purposes.
Legal purposes include improving the performance and content of the website and its services; responding to users' questions, comments, inquiries and feedback; processing payments and dues and completing transactions; in addition to processing personal information in order to comply with applicable laws, rules, regulations and decisions formulated by the state.
Sharing Personal Information
We are entitled to share some personal information with government agencies within the framework of compliance to laws, regulations, legal processes, or governmental requests in force, and also to abide by the orders of courts and judicial authorities, as well as to adhere to the principles of accountability, transparency, and disclosure policies.
Moreover, we pledge to respect the confidentiality of the data provided by members and visitors and to refrain from selling or even sharing any personal information with any other parties for marketing purposes.
Do Not Track (DNT) Policy
We inform you that some non identity-related information is automatically collected while browsing the website or using smartphone applications, such as the Internet Protocol (IP ADRESS) address of the device that you use to access the website, the time and date of visit, the pages you have viewed on the website, and your geographical location while browsing our website.
The foregoing information is collected cumulatively rather than personally in order to improve the performance of this website. This information is not disclosed at all to any other party unless it is required by a legal justification, or to protect property rights.
If you contact us by e-mail or live chat through our website, or any other means we provide regarding an inquiry or comment about any of our services or products, or if you want us to keep you informed of the latest news and events through our newsletter or other means, we will need to collect information about you (including your contact details) to help us respond to your inquiry or request or provide you with our services.
We may retain any correspondence (written or otherwise) made with you, including recording any calls you make with us; This is to help us monitor and improve the quality of our customer support services, initiate legal action and defend legal claims, and comply with legal obligations to which we are subject.
If you apply to volunteer at the Mohammed bin Rashid Library, we will collect information about you and use it when necessary to manage the application process and your participation in the volunteering program, if the request is approved. The personal data we collect from you may include: Your name, date of birth, address, nationality, identification information (such as the Emirates ID number), contact details (such as phone number and email address), personal health information (such as whether you need special assistance - a person of determination - or dietary requirements or not).
A cookie is an element of data that a website sends to your browser, which it then stores in the system you are using. Cookies may collect personal information about you, and they allow us to identify who viewed a page of the website to determine how often the pages are visited and discover the most popular aspects of our website.
Unless you disapprove or “disable” this feature in your browser or device settings, cookies will be sent to your device once you visit the library’s official website.