About Open Data
Freedom of Information Policy

This policy applies to all requests by individuals to view and access public information – not protected – produced by the Real Estate General Authority regardless of its source, format, or nature. 

The provisions of this policy do not apply to protected information:
  • Information that the disclosure of harms the state’s national security, policy, interests, or rights.
  • Military and security information.
  • Information and documents obtained by an agreement with another country and classified as protected.
  • Information that includes investigations, inspections, and surveillance related to a crime, violation, or threat. 
  • Information that includes recommendations, suggestions, or consultations for the issuance of legislation or government decisions that have not yet been issued. 
  • Scientific or technical research, or rights that contain an intellectual property that the disclosure of leads to an infringement of moral right. 
  • Information related to bids and auctions that the disclosure of would lead to biased competition.
  • Information that is confidential or personal under another system requires specific legal procedures to access or obtain it. 
Principle Rights of Freedom of Information:
  • Transparency: The individual has the right to know information related to the Authority’s activities to enhance the ecosystem of integrity, transparency, and accountability. 
  • Necessity and Proportionality: Any restrictions on obtaining or requesting access to protected information received, produced, or handled by the Authority shall be justified clearly and explicitly. 
  • Public Information should be Available: Every applicant has the right to access public – unprotected – information. The applicant does not need to have a particular reason or interest in the information to obtain it, nor be exposed to any legal liability related to this right.
  • Equality: All requests made by individuals to access or receive public information shall be dealt with on an equal and non-discriminatory basis. 
The Rights of Individuals to Access and Obtain Public Information:
  • The right to access and obtain any information not protected by any public entity. 
  • The right to know the reason for refusing to access or obtain the required information. 
  • The right to appeal against the decision to refuse to access or obtain the required information.
The Main Steps to Access or Obtaining Information:
  • The request must be to access or obtain public information. 
    The main steps to access or obtain public information: 
    • First: Applications must be submitted by filling out an electronic form and submitting it to the Authority by clicking here. 
    • Second: The Authority receives the request to access or obtain public information and makes one of the following decisions: 
      • Approval: If the Authority approves the request to access or obtain public information.
      • Rejection: If the Authority rejects the request to access or obtain public information, the rejection must be in writing or electronically and include the following information: 
        • Determine whether the application was rejected partially or fully.
        • If possible, state the reasons for the rejection. 
      • Notification: If the required information is available on the Authority’s website or is not under its jurisdiction, the individual must be notified in writing or electronically.  
    • Third: In case the individual wishes to appeal the Authority’s rejection of the application, the appeal can be submitted, in writing or electronically, to the Data Management Office at the Authority within 5 business days of receiving the Authority’s decision. The Data Management Office at the Authority will review the request and make the appropriate decision.