Security and Privacy


BisB may collect and use personal data about users of its website so that it can carry out any obligations owed to users and for other related purposes, including monitoring and analysis of its business, crime prevention, legal and regulatory compliance, the marketing by BisB of other services and transfer of any of BisB's applicable rights or obligations. BisB will not disclose any personal data it collects about users to third parties except:

  • To the extent that it is required to do so by any applicable law or regulation;
  • Where there is a duty to the public to disclose;
  • Where BIsB interests require disclosure;
  • At a user's request or with a user's consent;
  • To the extent that it is required to do so by any competent court, Central Bank of Bahrain or any other official authority.

Not with standing the above, BisB may disclose personal data about users to those who provide services to BisB or act as BisB's agents, to any person to whom BisB transfers or proposes to transfer any of its applicable rights or obligations and to licensed credit reference agencies or other organisations that help BisB and others make credit decisions and reduce the incidence of fraud or in the course of carrying out identity, fraud prevention or credit control checks. BisB may also transfer information collected and held about users to any country, including countries without data protection laws, for any of the purposes described in this part.

Users may have a right of access to some or all of the personal data BisB collects and holds about them, or to have inaccurate information corrected, under applicable data protection laws. Any user wishing to exercise such rights should contact BisB in writing to obtain its prior written approval.