Privacy Policy


Thank you for visiting The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) website. that is owned and maintained by Derasat. The section below describes the privacy policy on how to handle and collect information when you visit the portal. In this privacy policy statement, the words “we”, “our” and “us” refers to the Derasat and “You” and “your” refers to the user of the Web site, “website” which is the Derasat website established at If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at If you have any questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact the Derasat – P.O Box 496, Kingdom of Bahrain- or the Public Relations and Production Directorate

Collection & Usage of Personal Information

Upon providing us with your personal data such as but not limiting to email address, phone number etc. This information may be asked while filling out an online form, participating in a survey, or sending an email to us – we may use this information or data to respond to your message and to help us answer your request. We may share the information you give us with another governmental institution or entity if your questions relate to it, or otherwise required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process. Any information you provide will not be used for commercial marketing; however the information you provided may be used for the purposes such as:
1.Answering customer service requests.
2.To update you about the release of new services.
3.To improve and its related services.
4.To request feedback from you.
5.To make easier to use by retaining your information in order to eliminate the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information.

If you notice any discrepancy in your data available with us, please provide us with the latest data. We will retain your personal data only as necessary for the effective delivery of public services to you. Our portal offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

We do not sell your personal information to third parties; however, we may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.


You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at

We may enable you to create a profile, and share information such as messages, account details and photos with others. Please note that we cannot control the actions of others with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. To request removal of your personal information from your profile, contact us at In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Updating and Accessing Personally Identifiable Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, amend, delete, remove or deactivate it by making the change on our member information page or by emailing us at, or by Telephone (+973) 17752717, or by postal mail PO Box 496 Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.


We may store so called “cookies” on your computer when you visit our portal. A cookie is a piece of data that identifies you as a unique user. Cookies may be used to improve the quality of your experience with the portal and to understand the user base of this portal better.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note, however, that some parts of the services offered on this portal may not function properly if you refuse cookies. We do/do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

Third Party Cookies

The use of cookies by other ministries, our affiliates, tracking utility company, service providers is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies. Our affiliates, tracking utility company, service providers may use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our website.

Linking Policy

The Derasat website links to many websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. provides these links as a service to our users. When users link to an outside website, they are leaving the Derasat site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s).

Questions/Comments on the above Material

Questions or comments regarding the contents above may be directed to:
Derasat – Kingdom of Bahrain- Public Relations and Production Directorate at or by postal mail PO Box 496, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Last updated on: February 27, 2015