|OVERVIEW||Bahrain, like most countries in the Middle East, has little or no privacy and/or data protection laws.|
|GENERAL PRIVACY LAWS||
No general laws regulating data privacy and protection.
The Constitution prohibits arbitrary interference with an individual’s privacy and family life.
|PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION LAWS AND REGULATIONS||No general laws related to privacy and data protection.|
|TYPE OF DATA PROTECTED||N/A|
|WORKPLACE PRIVACY LAWS||No applicable law regarding workplace monitoring and surveillance.|
|TRANSBORDER TRANSFERS||No laws regulating transborder transfers of personal data.|
|FINES AND SANCTIONS||N/A|
|OTHER PRIVACY LAWS AND REGULATIONS||Financial Institutions Law, Articles 116 et seq. governs confidentiality of customer financial data.|