A data protection regime based on international standards
Under the regime, ADGM registered entities that collect, receive and process your personal data must comply with certain obligations in order to protect that data. Additionally, the data protection regime sets out an individual’s rights in relation to the processing of their personal data. Please find below your rights explained
When an ADGM registered company collects personal information from you, it must provide certain information such as the purpose of collecting your personal information.
You have the right to request that an ADGM registered company confirms whether it holds any personal data in relation to you, the purpose of holding the personal data and to whom it has been disclosed.
If you have provided your personal data to an ADGM registered company:
- you have the right to subsequently object to the processing of your personal data,
- you have the right to be informed before your personal data is disclosed for the first time to third parties or to be used for direct marketing, and
- you must be offered the right to object.
If you have previously provided your personal data to an ADGM registered company, you have the right to request that the company erase your personal information.
If you have provided your personal data to an ADGM registered company you have the right to request that the company corrects, rectifies or erases your personal information at any time.
You have the right to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services. It allows you to move, copy or transfer personal data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without affecting its usability.
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.
If you feel that your personal information has been misused or disclosed without your permission, or that any of your data privacy rights have been violated by an ADGM registered company, you have a right to file a complaint with the Office of Data Protection.
To file a complaint, kindly complete the complaint forms and send them via email to email@example.com.
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