The DIFC Data Protection Law No. 1 of 2007 (Data Protection Law), as amended, and administered by the Commissioner of Data Protection, prescribes rules and regulations regarding the collection, handling, disclosure and use of ‘personal data’ in the DIFC and the rights of individuals to whom the personal data relates. Personal Data includes any information about an identifiable individual. As a data controller, Nasdaq Dubai is subject to the Data Protection Law.
Nasdaq Dubai collects and stores certain types of information about people we deal with as part of our business as an operator of an exchange and clearing house. Personal Data is obtained from individuals relating to new applicant Members or Issuers, existing Members or Issuers, suppliers, users of our regulatory announcement system, business contacts, subscribers to the monthly Newsletter and any other persons from whom Nasdaq Dubai has obtained Personal Data during the course of its business.
Personal Data provided to us is used for the purposes of administering our business as an operator of an exchange and clearing house which includes communications with you in relation thereto. Such information may be shared with our partner, Dubai Financial Market (DFM). Contact information provided to us may also be used to keep you up-to-date about information relevant to our business and for direct marketing purposes. Such direct marketing activities may include initiatives with DFM, for which your information will be shared with DFM. For these purposes, we will first seek your written consent if this has not already been provided through your relationship with Nasdaq Dubai. Email addresses and contact information collected is not sold to any third parties.
The Data Protection Law gives individuals the right to access Personal Data held about them. Individuals whose information has been provided to Nasdaq Dubai have the right under the Data Protection Law to access such personal information held by Nasdaq Dubai, and if necessary, rectify it (subject to certain exemptions). Requests to access information, or to update existing information, may be sent to NasdaqDubai.Compliance@nasdaqdubai.com .
In principle, information shared between Nasdaq Dubai and our participants (including Members, Issuers, and Custodians) will remain confidential. Nasdaq Dubai may however share certain information in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations. This includes information it holds in relation to Members, Issuers, their directors, officers, employees and representatives and/or information in relation to their trading activities (including trading on behalf of clients).
This website contains links to other sites. Nasdaq Dubai is not responsible for the privacy practices of any other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the Privacy Policies of each website that collects personally identifiable information. This Data Protection and Confidentiality disclosure statement applies solely to information collected by this website.