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Privacy Policy

This website does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, like names or addresses, when you visit our website, we use it only to fulfill your request for information. To participate and engage with government through CIC requires your registration. Information so collected is used to facilitate interaction.

CIC do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on this site to any third party (public/private). Any information provided on CIC will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

CIC gather certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (I P) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. CIC make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage CIC has been detected.


A cookie is a piece of software code that an internet web site sends to your browser when you access information at that site. A cookie is stored as a simple text file on your computer or mobile device by a website's server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies let you navigate between pages efficiently as they store your preferences, and generally improve your experience of a website. CIC use following types of cookies to enhance your experience and interactivity with CIC its sub-domains:

  1. Analytics cookies for anonymously remembering your computer or mobile device when you visit our website to keep track of browsing patterns.
  2. Service cookies for helping us to make our website work efficiently, remembering your registration and login details, settings preferences, and keeping track of the pages you view.
  3. Non-persistent cookies a.k.a per-session cookies. Per-session cookies serve technical purposes, like providing seamless navigation through CIC and its sub-domains. These cookies do not collect personal information on users and they are deleted as soon as you leave our website. The cookies do not permanently record data and they are not stored on your computer's hard drive. The cookies are stored in memory and are only available during an active browser session. Again, once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. You may note additionally that when you visit CIC and its sub-domains where you are prompted to log in, or which are customizable, you may be required to accept cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that sub-domains of CIC may not function properly.   

Last modified at 27/04/2022 15:49