Regulations

Dubai is the world’s first city where the sharing of data is mandated by law. At Dubai Data, we set the stage for seamless data sharing between stakeholders by translating regulations into polices, checklists and toolkits that help our public sector partners comply. Our goal is to demystify the data regulation framework, and create an ecosystem where data can be shared securely, effectively and for maximum benefit.
  • Data Law Data Law
  • Policies Policies
  • Standards Standards
  • Compliance Compliance
Data Law Data Law

The Dubai Data Law

Our data journey started with Dubai Data Law in 2015, which made Dubai the first city to mandate the sharing, use and reuse of data. This was followed by a Law establishing the Smart Dubai Data in 2016.

2014 November

Open Data Committee

The ODC was created to suggest a data strategy, roadmap and law for opening data in the Emirate of Dubai

2015 October

Dubai Data Law

The Dubai Data Law established a framework for exchange of Dubai Data

2015 October

Dubai Data Manual

The first Dubai Data Manual was released with initial policies and guidance for preparing Entity Data for publication

2016 March

Smart Dubai Data

Smart Dubai Data was formed with the mandate to implement Dubai Data Law

Policies Policies

Dubai Data Policies

Our goal is to help our stakeholders leverage seamless and trusted exchange of data. We’ve expanded the spirit of the Dubai Data Law into Dubai Data Policies to help you classify, publish, exchange, use and reuse data.

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Dubai Data Law

Defines the general framework for the publication and exchange of data as well as the duties of Smart Dubai Data and the obligations of Data Providers

Law

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DUBAI DATA POLICIES

Define the provisions for classifying, publishing, exchanging, using and reusing data, and protecting the privacy and IPR

Policies

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DUBAI DATA STANDARDS

Detail governance arrangements, business process and dataset

Standards

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Dubai Pulse

Provides the ideal solution for the publication and exchange of data

Unified Electronic Plarform

Standards Standards

Standards

The Dubai Data Policies contain a series of Data Manuals and Data Standards to help your organization comply with the Dubai Data Law. The standards cover most elements of data use, governance and sharing.

Compliance Compliance

Data Law Compliance

How do you get your organisation compliant with the Dubai Data Law, its standards and its policies?

We’ve made the process simple by creating a compliance framework. The framework gives your organisation measurable elements. It scores your organisation against 9 criteria and is based on the mandate of the Dubai Data Law, the policies derived from it, and the standards set out in our data manuals.

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DESIGNATE DATA TEAM
DETERMINE GOVERNANCE
INVENTORY DATA
PRIORITIZE DATA
CLASSIFY DATA
DATA RELEASE PLAN
CATALOGUING
INGEST DATA
DATA MAINTENANCE

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