Opening Times

The offices of the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority are open from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

End of Financial Year

Kindly note that due to the end of the financial year on Friday 29 March 2019, our counter for licences will close at 12.00 noon on this same day. Therefore, we will be unable to issue new licences or process renewals until the following working day, Monday 1 April 2019.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Welcome to the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority website

DATA PROTECTION SURVEY SHOWS THAT VIRTUALLY ALL LOCAL STUDENTS USE SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AND 40% DO NOT USE PRIVACY CONTROLS

The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority, as the Data Protection Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) undertook a survey on the use of Social Networking Sites (“SNS”) and privacy amongst students from local schools for the third consecutive year. The key findings of the survey can be summarised as follows:

  • ·84% of Year 7 students use SNS;
  • ·Virtually all local students over 11 use SNS and 74% use them daily;
  • ·There has been an improvement in privacy practices amongst Year 9 students;
  • ·40% of all students hardly ever, or never, use appropriate privacy controls;
  • ·Risks to privacy arise from the unauthorised disclosure and interception of photographs;
  • ·1 in 5 students reveal information about others without their consent;
  • ·93% of all students use access controls on their mobile phones;
  • ·Students decrease their use of privacy controls when using SNS the older they get and;
  • ·Students aged 17 and over from the Gibraltar College are the least secure when using SNS and locking mobile devices.

Downloads