Policy We are committed to protecting our visitors' privacy and
we will not collect any personal information about you as a visitor
unless you provide it voluntarily. Any personal information you
communicate to us is kept within gov.mt itself in accordance with
the Data Protection Act 2001.
The Data Protection Act 2001
The Data Protection Act 2001 has been enacted on the
14th December 2001 and the section concerning the appointment
of the Data Protection Commissioner and the Data Protection Appeals
Tribunal has been brought into force as from the 22nd March 2002.
We therefore consider that we have a legal duty to respect and
protect any personal information we collect from you and we will
abide by such duty. We take all safeguards necessary to prevent
unauthorised access and we do not pass on your details collected
from you as a visitor, to any third party or Government Department
unless you give us your consent to do so.
As a visitor, we collect three types of information on
- Contact or feedback information;
- Web page download information;
- Site usage information.
If you read or download information from our site, we
automatically collect and store the following non-personal information:
- The requested web page or download;
- Whether the request was successful or not;
- The date and time when you accessed the site;
- The Internet address of the web site or the
domain name of the computer from which you accessed the site;
- The operating system of the machine running your web browser
and the type and version of your webbrowser.
Please note that this information is strictly
for the sole use of gov.mt and it is not shared, leased, or sold
in any manner to any other organisation.
Access to your information
You may request us at any time what information is effectively
held on you if any, at that particular time. You have the right
to have any inaccuracies corrected and where applicable erased,
if they are not already deleted.
If there are any changes to
version. It is therefore in your own interest to check the "Privacy
Policy" page any time you access our web site so as to be
aware of any changes which may occur from time to time.