Comments or concerns

In making material available on the Qatar Digital Library, the Qatar National Library acts in good faith and works with its partner institutions to comply with relevant legislation. However, if you have any concerns about material you find in the Qatar Digital Library which:

  • has been published without your permission as copyright holder and without being covered by a relevant exception in copyright law; or
  • contravenes privacy or data protection laws; or
  • is defamatory about a living person; or
  • is obscene under relevant obscenity laws,

please contact us in writing at the address below:

Email: [email protected]

Qatar Digital Library
Qatar National Library
Qatar Foundation
PO Box 5825

When contacting us, please include the following information:

  1. “Urgent re: Qatar Digital Library content” in the subject or heading
  2. Your name and complete contact details, including email
  3. The reason(s) for your concern about the material, such as a potential breach of law in relation to: copyright, privacy, data protection, defamation, obscenity, etc.
  4. Full details of the material and its exact URL or page reference, so that we may identify it
  5. If your concern relates to copyright, please include proof or a statement under penalty of perjury that you are the copyright holder or their authorised representative

Upon receipt of your contact:

  • We shall acknowledge receipt of your concern by email or letter and make an initial assessment.
  • We may temporarily remove the material from the Qatar Digital Library pending further investigation or an agreed solution.
  • We shall contact the partner institution or contributor who provided the material, notifying them of the concern and its basis. Qatar National Library or the relevant partner institution or contributor will contact you to assuage and resolve the issue with you.

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