Article 26 - Definitions

The following words and phrases shall where the context permits have the meanings shown against each of them:

Appeals Body the Appeals Body of the QFC established pursuant to Article 8 of the QFC Law.
CRO the Companies Registration Office established pursuant to Article 7 of the QFC Law.
Data Controller any person in the QFC who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the Processing of Personal Data.
Data Processor any person who processes Personal Data on behalf of a Data Controller.
Data Subject the individual to whom Personal Data relates.
Identifiable Natural Person a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.
Minister the minister of Economy and Commerce of the State.
Personal Data any information relating to an identified natural person or an Identifiable Natural Person.
Processing any operation or set of operations which is performed upon Personal Data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organisation, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, blocking, erasure or destruction.
QFC the Qatar Financial Centre.
QFC Authority or QFCA the Qatar Financial Centre Authority established pursuant to Article 3 of the QFC Law.
QFC Law Law No. (7) of 2005 of the State.
Recipient a Person to whom Personal Data is disclosed, whether a Third Party or not; however, authorities which may receive Personal Data in the framework of a particular inquiry shall not be regarded as recipients.
Regulations Regulations enacted by the Minister in accordance with Article 9 of the QFC Law.
Regulatory Authority the Regulatory Authority of the QFC established pursuant to Article 8 of the QFC Law.
Rules Rules made by the QFC Authority pursuant to the QFC Law, these Regulations or any other Regulation pursuant to which the QFC Authority has power to make rules, including, where the context permits, standards, principles and codes of practice.
Sensitive Personal Data Personal Data revealing or relating to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership and health or sex life.
State the State of Qatar.
TDR Regulations Regulations to be enacted or enacted by the Minister with the consent of the Council of Ministers pursuant to the QFC Law relating to the Tribunal and the resolution of disputes.
Third Party a person other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or the processor, are authorised to process the data.
Tribunal the tribunal established or to be established pursuant to the TDR Regulations.