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Name: Law No. 13 of 2016 Concerning Privacy and Protection of Personal Data.
Country: Qatar
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-12-29
Entry into force:
ISN: QAT-2016-L-105417
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=105417&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation Online in Arabic Legislation Online in Arabic ALMEEZAN - Qatar Legal Portal, Qatar PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2017-10-30)
Abstract/Citation: According to Article 2, the legislation refers only to personal data that is electronically processed, or obtained, gathered or extracted in preparation for electronic processing, or when a combination of electronic and traditional processing is used.

It does not apply to personal data processed by individuals privately or within a family context, or to any personal data gathered for official surveys and statistics.
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