Privacy Policy of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts

The Ministry of Tourism Culture and the Arts (“the MTCA”) is committed to respecting your privacy by keeping your personal information confidential and secure. We have structured our website so that, in general, you can visit the MTCA on the Web without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

Once you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information (any information by which you can be identified), you can be assured that it will only be used to support your business relationship with the MTCA.

This Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, sets out the information practices for the MTCA, including the type of information collected, how the information is used and with whom the information is shared. The Policy applies to each and every individual that uses any service offered by the MTCA or has otherwise provided personal information to us. The Policy covers five main areas: Awareness, Choice, Accuracy & Access, Security, and Oversight.


The MTCA provides this Online Privacy Statement to make you aware of our privacy policy and practices and of the choices you can make about the way your information is collected, used and shared.


In order to detect and prevent spam on the site, comments made by Visitors on the site together with the visitor’s IP address and browser information are collected.


We use cookies to analyse user behaviour, administer the website, track users’ movements on the site, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalise and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file, created by the website that is stored on your computer. It does not collect personally identifiable data. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

The benefit of enabling cookies is that it will allow your use of the MTCA’s website to be faster, easier and tailored to your interests.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Where we send your data and/or who we share your data with

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

The MTCA will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others. Unless we have your permission or are required by law (including but not limited to the Freedom of Information Act, Chap. 22:02), we will only share the personal data you provide online with other MTCA entities and/or business partners who are acting on our behalf for the uses described above. Such MTCA entities and/or business partners are governed by our privacy policies with respect to the use of this data and are bound by the appropriate confidentiality agreements.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so that we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

 What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Such requests may be made via


The MTCA will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without first letting you know and offering you a choice. We will also provide you the opportunity to let us know if you do not wish to receive unsolicited direct marketing materials from us and we will do everything we can to honor such requests.


The MTCA strives to keep your personally identifiable information accurate.

Links to third party web sites on the site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this site. The MTCA has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their Privacy Policy. Thus, The MTCA does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do this entirely at your own risk.


The MTCA is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data.