Ministry of Culture and Tourism is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. We recognize our obligation to keep sensitive information secure and have created this privacy and security statement to share and explain the current information management practices on our websites.
The handling of all personal information by Ethiopian Government departments and entities is governed by the Ethiopia privacy and security acts. We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the government electronically.
COLLECTION AND USE OF ONLINE INFORMATION
When you visit our websites, we will not collect your personal information unless you choose to use and receive online products and services that require it. For transactions with government organizations involving credit cards, government systems use up-to-date security protocols to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of information and systems.
COLLECTION OF IP ADDRESS
Our web server automatically collects your IP address when you visit our site (your IP address is your computer's unique address that lets other computers attached to the Internet know where to send data, but does not identify you individually). We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to compile statistics on site usage.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information is available only to the government employees who have a need to know it. It will not be available for public inspection without your consent. Also, no site user information will be shared, sold, or transferred to any third party without your prior consent. Access is given only to those qualified professionals who provide Ethiopia Government services consistent with your interactions with our site.
Some of our Web sites link to other sites created and maintained by other public and/or private sector organizations. We provide these links solely for your information and convenience. When you link to an outside Web site, you are leaving Ministry of Culture and Tourism portal and our information management policies no longer apply.