Law: See Qatar State and Qatar Financial Centre
Regulator: See Qatar State and Qatar Financial Centre
Summary: Qatar presents a comprehensive federal level data protection legal framework, represented by Law No. 13 of 2016 Concerning Privacy and Protection of Personal Data, but also provides a separate regime that applies to entities licensed within Qatar Financial Centre ('QFC'), a global business and ﬁnancial centre. The relationship between the Qatar State and QFC jurisdictions is not always clear. Please see the jurisdiction links to Qatar State and Qatar Financial Centre below for further information.