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Data, Information and Protected Disclosures 

Blowing the Whistle

The aim of the Whistleblower Act (CAP. 527.) is to make provision for procedures in terms of which employees in both the private sector and the public administration may disclose information regarding improper practices by their employers or other employees in the employ of their employers and to protect employees who make said disclosures from detrimental action. More information can be found here​

Cookie Policy

The Ministry is committed to be fully transparent and provide you with the necessary information about the use of cookies when you visit this website. We strive not to collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily through the online forms. More information can be found here​.

eCommunication Policy

​Electronic messages, including electronic mail (e-mail) may contain confidential information intended solely for the individuals named in communications. If you are not the intended recipient you should not disseminate, distribute or copy the contents of electronic and e-mail messages. If you have received electronic messages or communications by mistake, please notify the sender immediately and permanently destroy both the message and its contents. The security, reliability of delivery and integrity of e-mail and electronic communication transmission cannot be guaranteed as information could be modified in transit or may contain viruses. Any views or opinions presented in e-mails and electronic communications are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the Ministry to the extent permitted by law, the Ministry will not accept any liability arising from electronic communication.​​

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act (CAP. 496.​) establishes the right to the general public to information held by public authorities in order to promote added transparency and accountability in government. Accordingly, the general public may request documents held by the Ministry for Social Policy and Children’s Rights. More information can be found here​​​​​​​​​​​

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting our visitors’ and/or user’s privacy and we will not collect any personal information about you as a visitor unless you provide it voluntarily. More information can be found here​​​​​​​​​​​