It is important that all citizens, residents, and visitors to the UAE respect the symbols of the state, namely their rulers, flag, and emblem. Another key factor is decency - it is important that individuals are aware of the requirements for smart or business attire when going into any business and office buildings, as well as any official government buildings. Concerning behaviour, public displays of affection are strongly prohibited, this includes touching between people of both the same and opposite sex. The only exception is between provable married opposite sex individuals. Music and dancing is strictly forbidden in public places such as parks, beaches or residential areas and is only permitted in licenced venues.