Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Penal Law on Dissemination and Disclosure of Classified Information and Documents

- 2017/07/30

Pursuant to Council of Ministers Resolution No. (141) dated 7 / 5 / 1432 H authorizing the Penal Law on Dissemination and Disclosure of Classified Information and Documents and as per  the  Royal Decree No. (M / 35) dated 8 / 5 / 1432 H indorsing this law. Therefore, failing to ensure confidentiality of official documents, is considered  as an informational crime punishable by laws and regulations and violates instructions 
To maintain confidentiality of the information, all users are required to abide by the following instruction after carefully reading them: 
1-    You must abide by all university resolutions and rules on using information systems and maintaining their confidentiality. 
2-    You must not allow any other person to use your access for any reason and reason and must take all reasonable precautions, including password maintenance and file protection measures, to prevent unauthorized access .
3-    You must not use the information systems for commercial, profit making, anti-Islamic and anti-government activities .

4-    Not taking copies of any public or confidential information outside work area in any form or any electronic or physical means including photocopying, recording or maintaining them without a prior consent form the person directly responsible for them.
5-     You must not attempt to repair or interfere with any component of the information system in such manner which causes nuisance, threat, spreading of rumors, discrimination or harassment of others
6-    Leaking of (letters, documents, resolutions, special or confidential official issues by some employees will make them subject to administrative, criminal and civil responsibility including payment of compensation to all those who affected by these documents components that should not be publicly disclosed.  
7-    To maintain full confidentiality regarding works of secret documents except with a written authorization from the top management. This prohibition continues  even after the employee quits the work.