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Content – Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

The content of this portal including but not limited to information, images, graphics, video or other multimedia, software and links are the Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) and all relevant Omani Laws to protect this IPR through copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights are applicable even if not mentioned explicitly.
All rights, titles and interests in the contents are owned by, licensed to or controlled by Invest Easy. Use of such content in this portal by way of reproduction, republishing, uploading, posting, transmission or any other form of distribution requires formal written consent of MOCI. MOCI reserves the rights to modify these rights and the associated contents without any prior notice.

 

Rights and Legality

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Oman reserves the right to deny or restrict access to this portal to any particular person, or to block access from a particular internet access to this portal at any time, without giving reasons. It is the responsibility of the visitor to use caution and prudence in using the information and services made available through this portal.

The Telecommunication Regulatory Laws of Oman and the Electronic Transactions Laws are also binding on every visitor visiting the Invest Easy portal and/or involving oneself in electronic transactions through this portal. This portal may contain links to non-Government sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites. Also, please read the Privacy Policy applicable to this portal.

Privacy Policy

Described below are the privacy policies and conditions of use of the portal of the Invest Easy and its provisions.

Privacy policy of the Invest Easy Portal

This Invest Easy Portal is managed by the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry/MOCI) of Oman. MOCI reserves its rights to add, delete or modify contents of this policy when required, even without prior notice.

Collection of Information

The privacy, confidence, and trust of individuals who visit the Invest Easy Portal are important to us. No personal information is collected at this portal unless provided voluntarily by an individual while participating in an activity requesting this information. The portal only collects the personal information necessary to provide the information or services requested by an individual.
"Personal information" refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual who is the subject of the information. This is the same information that an individual might provide when visiting a government office and includes such items as an individual’s name, address, or phone number.
We collect the following information for statistical purposes: IP Address (Unique Address) of your computer (PC or Server), the type of your web browser, domain name of your service provider, time and date of your visit, pages accessed by you on this portal and the address of the website visited by you previously. This information helps us understand how people are using this portal so that we can continually improve our services. The information collected is not associated with any specific individual and no attempt is made to profile individuals who browse this portal.
You may be asked to participate in surveys at this portal occasionally. Your Participation is optional, and the choice to participate or not to participate will have no effect on your ability to use other features of this web portal. By using the portal, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) reserves the right to make any slight or radical modification to the terms of the Privacy Policy from time to time without having to give notice. If you continue to use the Invest Easy portal after the applying amendments to this Privacy Policy, this means that you accept those changes.

Use of Information

The Invest Easy Portal uses the collected information to respond appropriately to its service requests. This may be to respond directly to you or to improve this portal. E-mail or other information collected by the The Invest Easy Portal may be maintained or forwarded to appropriate Government Agencies or Departments in order to respond to the request and/or to enhance services. Information from the survey is used for the purpose designated in the survey. Information collected will not be sold or transferred to a third party (outside the Government) without your consent and it will not be used for any commercial purposes.

Retention of Information

Records needed to support government functions are retained, managed, and accessible in record keeping or filing systems in accordance with established records disposition authorizations approved by the Invest Easy Portal. Records transmitted to this portal will be identified, managed, protected, and retained as long as they are needed to meet historical, administrative, fiscal, or legal requirements.

Portal Security

This portal is highly secure and provides its workers with a comprehensive and strict information security policy. The access to personally identifiable information is available only to authorized personnel and these employees have agreed to ensure confidentiality of this information.

The Invest Easy Portal is committed to the security of the information that is either available from or collected by this portal and has taken multiple steps to ensure the security of information, which include but not limited to, authentication, monitoring, auditing, and encryption.

It's a right of the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry), to take measures deemed appropriate to protect against any loss or misuse of or change to the information on the portal. In case of such external breach and data leakage, the Invest Easy is not considered legally responsible for any damage which may be exposed to you or any other person as a result, or eligible for compensation.

The portal has implemented strict procedures to protect against loss of information or misuse or changes. However, the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) cannot guarantee the confidentiality breach resulting from your use of this portal. Invest Easy is not liable for any damages which may be sustained on you or any other person as a result of the breach of confidentiality on the information that may be transferred to the portal.

The laws of the Country of the Sultanate of Oman alone are the laws applicable in all the conflicts that may arise from the use of this portal, as the courts of the Sultanate of Oman are exclusively given in these conflicts and decision.

Cookies

Any web page or application at this portal may use cookies. Cookies are short and simple text files that are stored on a user’s computer hard drive by portal and web sites. They are used to keep track of and store information so the user does not have to supply the information multiple times. The information that is collected through cookies at this portal is handled in the same manner as other information collected here. You can configure your web browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a web site attempts to send you a cookie. You can also check your hard drive for cookie files and delete them from your computer.

Terms & Conditions

The rules for using the portal of the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) must be applied to all users and visitors. The portal usage may be stopped, and/or prevented, and/or ended in case of any violation on the part of any user or if there are good reasons to believe that any user has violated rules and conditions of usage.

Users shall not be permitted to violate or attempt to violate the applicable procedures and regulations for protecting the website including but not limited to the following:

  • Accessing details that are not intended to be provided to this user or logging into a server or an account that the user is not authorized to access.
  • Attempting to conduct any test or survey for finding weakness of any system or network of the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) or violating applicable procedures or documenting them without an official permit from the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry).
  • Attempting to interfere in the provided service on the part of any user, host or network including but not limited to placing a virus on the portal, increasing load to or immersing it, sending commercial messages to it or avalanching it with electronic messages or even destroying it.
  • Sending unwanted electronic messages to the portal including commercials and/or advertisements on services or products or falsifying any dispatch control protocol package address/internet protocol or any part of the address details in any electronic message or sending news messages.
  • It is forbidden to use the Invest Easy portal (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) by any means for sending an e-mail, or anything of it or on its behalf, by referring to it, or assuming the identity of its name involving offense or libel of the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry), portal or any person whomsoever, announcing any untrue news or information and ascribing it to the Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry).
  • Violating rules of usage, system or network shall expose the involved person to civil and criminal liability. Cases of such violations shall be investigated and the person involved shall be legally prosecuted.
  • Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) shall not be held liable under any circumstances for any direct or indirect, accidental or subsequent, private or exceptional damages arising from usage or inability of using this portal.

The portal is managed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. By visiting and using this portal, it is deemed that you have agreed to be bound by this Terms of Use legally.

The Terms of Use may be changed from time to time and such changes made in this online version will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Use. Neither the Ministry of Commerce and Industry nor any other government entity will be liable for any damage or loss of any kind caused as result (direct or indirect) of the use of the website, including but not limited to any damage or loss suffered as a result of reliance on the contents contained in or available through this portal.

E-Participation Policy

E-Participation is one of the main pillars for a socially inclusive governance. To provide our citizens with the best possible services, the Invest Easy project of the Sultanate of Oman is reaching out to gather suggestions, proposals, and opinions about the Invest Easy online portal and other services provided by the project.

Various communication channels have been set up for the customers to give their feedback and suggestions which will contribute to raising the level of customer satisfaction and improving the delivered services.

Invest Easy aspires to achieve transparency in communicating with the customers to enhance everyday work, and to ensure a high quality of offered services.

The social media channels are used for two-way interaction. The social media team of the Invest Easy is monitoring the feedback and replies if needed. The channels help to clarify the usage of the services to the customers and to provide for a positive user experience.

Invest Easy (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) follows the E-participation guidelines provided by ITA.

For more information about the social media, open data, and website content guidelines click here.

E-participation policy for the public:

E-participation is the participation and contribution by the public in the decision-making process by providing suggestions, proposals, and opinions using the technology and e-participation tools available, which would significantly affect the Invest Easy objective achievement methods.

For this particular reason, Invest Easy has provided various electronic communication channels for the customers; to receive their feedback and suggestions that would contribute to raising the level of customer satisfaction and eventually improve the quality of services delivered. Invest Easy strives to achieve transparency in communicating with customers by providing electronic channels for sending feedback and observations regarding the services and their implementation, to ensure customer satisfaction.

Ethics of Public Participation:

Invest Easy has the absolute right to prohibit or omit specific types of content. Examples of such formats are:

  • Comments that are irrelevant or out of context.
  • Any language form that implies abuse, disrespect, or disregard for religions and beliefs.
  • Comments reflecting bias, discrimination, or racism.
  • Comments that support illegal activities.
  • Comments that violate any legal right or intellectual property right.

Invest Easy Social Media Accounts:

Facebook: facebook.com/investeasy.oman

Twitter: @Invest_Easy

Youtube: Invest Easy channel

Instagram: @invest_easy