Online Privacy Policy

A. Policy Statement

Kithu Dana Pubuduwa respects website visitor privacy and is committed to protecting it. Website visitors can visit most pages on the PUBUDUWA website -- and use all of the material located on our site -- without identifying themselves or providing a personal information. However, if a website visitor wishes to open a direct dialogue with the Pubuduwa personnel, we would require the website visitor to provide PUBUDUWA with certain non-public personal information (referred to as "Personal Information"). The purpose of PUBUDUWA's Privacy Policy is to explain PUBUDUWA's privacy policy and practices and how website visitor Personal Information is collected, used, disclosed and maintained.

B. Categories of Personal Information PUBUDUWA Collects

PUBUDUWA collects Personal Information about our website visitors from the following sources:

  • Feedback and other forms, including website visitor name, gender, email and mailing address,;
  • "Cookies" described in section G below.

C. How PUBUDUWA Uses Website visitor Personal Information

PUBUDUWA may use Personal Information of current and former website visitors as necessary to:

  • respond to any requests of the visitor,
  • effect, administer or enforce standards of etiquette in the open forum / web log maintained at the site, and
  • follow through as would be necessary to further develop relations with the visitor, as desired by the visitor from the PUBUDUWA.

Personal Information collected online may be combined with other information website visitors provide to PUBUDUWA in hard copy or through the PUBUDUWA help desk. PUBUDUWA will not use or disclose or sell, rent or lease any Personal Information about its website visitors or former website visitors to any third parties except as stated in this Policy. Personal Information may be transferred across national and state borders for the purposes of data consolidation, storage and website visitor data management.

D. Disclosure of Website visitor Personal Information

PUBUDUWA may disclose Personal Information of current and former website visitors to affiliated and non-affiliated third party entities in the following cases:

  • to PUBUDUWA's partners that perform services on PUBUDUWA's behalf under written agreements which restrict use of Personal Information to the limited purposes for which it is provided to them and to refrain from further use or disclosure except as permitted by law;
  • to PUBUDUWA affiliates, who are permitted to disclose and use the information only to the extent that PUBUDUWA may disclose and use the information under this Policy;
  • in the ordinary course of matters to PUBUDUWA's attorneys, accountants and auditors;
  • to protect against actual or potential fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims or other liability;
  • to government, regulatory or law enforcement agencies to the extent permitted or required by law, or to comply with applicable legal requirements; or
  • to comply with civil, criminal or regulatory investigations, or judicial process, subpoena, summons or warrant by national, provincial or local authorities.

E. Permission to Disclose Personal Information

Except as permitted in this Privacy Policy, PUBUDUWA will not share Personal Information about any present or former website visitor with any non-affiliated third party without the website visitor's prior written consent or providing the website visitor with a clear notice, an opportunity to "opt out" of that disclosure, and information on how to opt out.

F. Procedures to Safeguard Personal Information

PUBUDUWA will implement procedures to safeguard website visitor Personal Information. PUBUDUWA restricts access to Personal Information to those PUBUDUWA participants who need to know that information in order to provide our services to them. PUBUDUWA maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that meet or exceed legal standards to safeguard Personal Information. PUBUDUWA protects website visitor visit information by keeping it on the secure portion of its website, using firewalls and other security technology to protect its network and systems from external attacks, and by requiring website visitors to enter a unique user ID and password to access the restricted areas of the website. PUBUDUWA conducts periodic internal audits of its service practices and procedures, examining its confidentiality standards and information access, in order to best protect our website visitors' Personal Information.

G. "Cookies"

PUBUDUWA uses Internet "cookies". Cookies are small amounts of data that the PUBUDUWA website can send to website visitors' Web browsers to store on their computer. PUBUDUWA uses cookies to facilitate website visitors' use of the PUBUDUWA website, to store website visitor preferences for certain kinds of information, and to gather data about the usage of its website for research and other service improvements. Cookies set by PUBUDUWA cannot be read by, and are not shared with, any third parties. Our website visitors can decide if and how their computer will accept a cookie by configuring their preferences or options in their browser. However, if a website visitor refuses cookies, they may not be able to customize certain of PUBUDUWA's online services or website features, and some services may require repeated re-entry of certain data.

H. Links to non-PUBUDUWA websites

The PUBUDUWA website may provide links to third-party websites for website visitor convenience and information. If website visitors decide to access those links, they will leave the PUBUDUWA website. PUBUDUWA does not control those third-party sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from PUBUDUWA's. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data website visitors choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by the PUBUDUWA Privacy Policy. Website visitors should review the privacy policy of any third-party website before submitting their personal information. Some third-parties may choose to share their personal data with PUBUDUWA. That sharing is governed by the disclosing company's privacy policy.

I. Notification of Policy and Policy Changes

PUBUDUWA will provide an initial notice of its Privacy Policy to website visitors at the time it establishes a website visitor relationship, and at least annually thereafter, and will post the Policy on its website. Updates will be posted on the PUBUDUWA website, so our website visitors will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices they have.

J. Contact Us:

We value our website visitors' opinions. If they have comments or questions about our Privacy Policy, they are invited to email us or write to us at
Privacy Office, Kithu Dana Pubuduwa, Sri Prasansaramaya, Walpola, Ragama, Sri Lanka.