The www.ioikids.net proprietors (IOI-MOC, University of Malta) believe that the right to privacy is a fundamental human right, which is safeguarded and enshrined in the Maltese constitution. As a result, in line with the Data Protection Act of the Maltese Islands, which came in force on the 15th of July 2003, the website proprietors pledge not to disclose any personal information pertaining to individuals (schoolchildren, teachers, parents) who have contributed to the website’s contents through their submissions to competitions or to the website’s online forum.
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