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Privacy Policy

The General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain is committed to protecting your privacy and will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. By using this website, you approve and accept these terms and conditions for privacy. General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain reserves the right to make any minor or major changes in privacy policy terms and conditions from time to time without any prior notice.

If you simply browse our Web site:

When you visit the General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain Web site to browse information it contains, you do so anonymously unless you choose to provide us information about yourself. If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Web site reading pages, viewing photographs, or downloading information for example we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally.

Information gathered automatically is used for, among other things, site management, compiling reports of usage statistics, and, in the case of suspected unauthorized activity, for law enforcement and possible criminal prosecution.

The following are representative of the types of information automatically collected and stored about your visit:

  • The Internet domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address from which you access our Web site.
  • The type of Internet browser and the operating system of the computer you use to access our site.
  • The date and time you visit our site.
  • The pages you visit on our site.
  • If you linked to our Web site from another Web site, the address of that Web site.
  • And, if you linked to our Web site from a search Web site, the address of that Web site and the search term you used.

If you register online for an account to avail E-Services:

Except as otherwise indicated, if you register online for creation of an account for example to avail the E-Services, using our online form and provide us your name and e-mail or postal address, and other information, we will use that information only to create your account and serve you, for example, the available E-Services. Registered users, if they have opted to receive updates and notifications, may get email notifications. The General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain does not warrant that the operation of the General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain's website will be uninterrupted or error free, or that the content of the website will be free from Viruses. In the event that General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain notifies registered users of any known interruption or irregularities in the operation of the website, the registered user shall take such computer security related steps which may be reasonably required by General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain under the circumstances to prevent or mitigate potential losses arising from such interruption or irregularities.

If you submit a resume online:

The resume data you do submit will be used for employment consideration only and will be stored in an internal resume tracking system for one year. Your data is only available internally to a limited number of hiring officials.

If you send us an e-mail or fill the online form using our Contact Us or Suggestions page:

Except as otherwise indicated, if you choose to submit a question/Suggestion or complain using our online form and provide us your name and e-mail or postal address, we will use that information only to respond to your question or comment. We will not share your name, e-mail, or postal address with any third party. We will not create individual profiles with the information that you have provided. Under no circumstances will we give your name, e-mail, or postal address to any private organization, commercial or otherwise.

Use of Cookies

General Directorate of Residency & Foreigners' Affairs Umm al-Quwain site set a temporary session cookie on a visitor's computer whenever User Clicks the "Remember Me" on Login page it will be deleted after certain time period . Cookies may be set when one logs in to maintain logged-in status. If one saves a user name in one's browser, that information will be saved for up to ONE year, and saved user name will be populated in User Name field, if user re-visit to the same Login page . Contributors using a public machine who do not wish to show their username to future users of the machine should not select "Remember Me" in login page. Applicable laws of the United Arab Emirates only shall be implemented in connection to any disputes arising from using this website. In addition, courts of the United Arab Emirates shall be the exclusive jurisdiction to consider and settle such disputes.