Personal Data Protection Authority
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Protection of personal Data

A Law that protects
your privacy

Protection of personal Data

Protecting sustainable


Ensuring an adequate level of technical and lawful protection for the personal data processed electronically.


Establishing adequate mechanisms to address the risks arising from the use of individuals' personal data, and to combat the breach of their privacy.

Thriving investment

Creating a safe and stable investment environment that attracts local and foreign capital and establishes a favorable and modern economic climate.

Personal Data Protection Authority

About the Personal Data Protection Authority

Personal data protection means safeguarding of information in any form which identifies an individual, to prevent breach of and protect his/her privacy, especially in light of digital challenges.

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Personal data refers to any information in any form concerning an identified individual, or an individual who can, directly or indirectly, be identified.

Thus, any statement identifying a person would fall within the scope of personal data protected by the Law, such as the person’s name, identification number, passport number, phone number, membership number in any organization, personal photo, copies of documents related to him/her or his/her job, credit information, or email address.

القرارات التنفيذية

Executive Decisions/Orders

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The Law

Law No. (30) of 2018 with Respect to Personal Data Protection Law We, Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain.