Open Data Policy

Adopting an open data policy is one of the pioneering practices that reflects the Authority desire for continuous development by opening to its customers by providing all the data and information they need in a transparent and smooth manner as well as contributing opinion in the services and activities carried out by the Authority. Open data can help create new products, services and applications that save customers time and effort and stimulate innovation.

The goal of politics

This policy aims to clarify the policies for managing open data on the website in accordance with the controls set out in:

  • Disclaimer document on the website
  • Terms and conditions on the website
  • Privacy Policy on the Website

Field of application

The scope of this document is limited to the website of the Transport Authority. As the document is open for continuous development, the scope of this document can be expanded as dictated by the UAE eGovernment policy and related instructions.

Open Data Reuse Conditions

  • These data are usable, re-usable and republished by any individual, authority or government entity.
  • When using this data, it should be noted that it is sourced from the Transport Authority in order to preserve the ownership of the data and the credibility and authenticity of the source.
  • The data user shall not misrepresent the data or its source or mislead others.
  • Such statements shall not be used for political purposes, to support illegal or criminal activity, or to be used in racist or discriminatory comments, for the purpose of inflaming or negatively affecting culture, equality, incitement or any irregular or contrary activity to our customs and traditions.
  • The Transport Authority shall not be liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, special or exceptional, that may arise from the use or inability to use this open data, including without limitation to loss of income. Loss of reputation, loss of work, loss of data, computer malfunction, improper operation or other damage.
  • The user of the open data on the website of the Transport Authority acknowledges the use of open data at his own responsibility and does not assume any responsibility whatsoever to update all open data in the future, especially when it is based on current assumptions and forecasts may lead to some risks and raise some doubts about Results showing the mismatch between the actual reality and the expected future and its estimates.
  • The Foundation shall not be liable for any damage suffered by the User or any other person as a result of a breach of confidentiality regarding the information that the User may have transferred from the Open Data Section and shall not compensate them.
  • Electronic copies of the Authority documents published on this website are for informational purposes only. The final copy of any institution's document is the original printed and signed copy maintained by the institution, if the document has been signed by the authorized person, the final copy is the original printed and signed If there is any difference between the documents, the copy retained by the Foundation is preferred over the other copies.
  • Transport Authority disclaims all implied warranties and conditions with respect to information published in the Open Data Section.

The responsibility of the Transport Authority

The Authority shall place the data in its digital portal. At the same time, the Authority shall not undertake to have no remarks on it, as such data shall be as received from the government authorities or as a result of the provision of its services. The Foundation does not guarantee the continuity of the provision of such data or part of it, and does not assume any responsibility towards the users of the data and any damage or loss they may suffer due to the re-use of this data.

Data user responsibility

The data user is responsible for the reuse of data in the enterprise digital portal and the reuse of such data should not result in errors related to the content, source and history of the data.

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