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1. In these Terms of Use: "relevant Websites" means this Website or other Websites owned by the Information & eGovernment Authority ("iGA") that are linked from this Website; "use of the datasets" includes accessing, downloading, copying, distribution, transmission, modification and adaptation of the datasets, or any derived analyses or applications, for commercial purposes or otherwise.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

2. By accessing and using the datasets provided in this Website or other Websites owned by the iGA that are linked from this Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use the Website and the datasets.

3. These Terms of Use may change from time to time without notice. Please check the Terms of Use whenever you access or download the datasets for use.

Conditions of Use

4. Subject to these Terms of Use, the iGA allows you a royalty-free, non-exclusive use of the datasets for the following purposes: (a) copying, distribution or transmission of the datasets; (b) adaptation of the datasets to suit your needs; (c) use of the datasets for applications that you develop; or (d) sharing or commercialisation of the applications that you develop using the datasets.

5. You must:

(a) clearly state in your applications, research, articles, or websites containing
the datasets the source of the datasets and the date the datasets were
downloaded from this Website;

(b) clearly indicate that any analysis or transformation of data are made by you
and shall not be attributed to the iGA;

(c) clearly state in your applications, research, articles, or websites containing the datasets: "Datasets provided by the iGA via are governed by the Terms of Use available at To the fullest extent permitted by law, the iGA is not liable for any damage or loss of any kind caused directly or indirectly by the use of the datasets or any derived analyses or applications.”;

(d) include the same requirements stated in paragraphs a, b and c in any sub licences that you grant, require your sub-licensees to do the same; and

(e) cease to use the datasets and remove them from your applications or websites upon the request of the iGA in the event that the datasets are no longer provided on or of a breach of any of these Terms of Use.

6. You must not use the data for purposes deemed inappropriate and/or misleading to the general public. Such instances include, but are not limited to: 

(a) presenting the datasets in a misleading or incorrect manner, or misrepresenting the data; or

(b) using the data to promote or support any illegal activities.

7. The breach of any of these Terms of Use shall result in the cancellation of the licence to use the datasets granted to you under clause ‎4. These Terms of Use (except for clause ‎4) shall survive the cancellation of the licence under clause ‎4.


8. The datasets are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind. The iGA does not make any representations or warranties whatsoever and, to the fullest extent permitted by the law, hereby disclaims warranties, whether express, implied or statutory, to you or any third party in relation to the use of the datasets, including but not limited to any warranty as to the accuracy, correctness, reliability, timeliness, non-infringement, title, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the datasets.

9. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the iGA shall not be liable to you or any third party for damage or loss of any kind, including but not limited to direct, indirect, punitive, special or consequential damages, loss of goodwill, loss of business resources, income, revenue or profits, lost or damaged data, or damage to your computer or other property, arising directly or indirectly from your or any third party’s use of, or inability to use, the datasets or the relevant Websites.

10. The iGA reserves the right at any time, without notice or liability, to remove the datasets from the relevant Websites.


11. You agree to fully indemnify the iGA and to hold the iGA harmless from any and all claims, demands, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to legal costs) against the iGA arising directly or indirectly from:

(a) your use of the datasets;

(b) your breach of any of these Terms of Use;

(c) your violation of any rights of another; or

(d) any claim made by a third party in connection with the third party’s use of the
datasets or any derived analyses or applications which you have provided.

Intellectual Property

12. You acknowledge and agree that all intellectual property rights subsisting in or used in connection with this Website or the datasets are the property of the iGA.

13. You have no authority to enforce any intellectual property rights belonging to the iGA in respect of the data sets except with the prior written approval of the iGA.

Governing Law

14. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain. You irrevocably agree for the exclusive benefit of the iGA that the Bahrain courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising from or relating to these Terms of Use, and for such purposes irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the Bahrain courts.