February 21, 2024

Privacy Policy

Welcome to Namal Rajapaksa’s Blog. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices for the collection, use, and disclosure of your information when you use our blog. By using this blog, you agree that your use is governed by this Privacy Policy. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please check back periodically for updates. We will indicate the date of the last update at the top of the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the blog signifies your acceptance of any changes made to this Privacy Policy.

  1. Information Collected and How it is Collected

Voluntary Information: We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, including your name, email address, postal address, phone number, mobile number, and geographic location. You may provide this information when you request information, subscribe to our newsletter, make a donation, send us an email, or interact with us through forms on the blog.

Automatically Generated Information: We may also collect non-personally identifiable information that is generated automatically when you visit our blog. This information includes your IP address, web pages visited before and after our blog, date and time of your visit, type of device used, web pages viewed, and links clicked. We may use technologies such as cookies and pixels to collect this information.

  1. Cookies and Other Technologies

We may use cookies and other technologies to enhance your experience on our blog. Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your browser that help us improve our services. If you wish to block or disable cookies, you can do so through your browser settings. Please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our blog.

We may also use third-party analytics tools like Google Analytics to collect anonymous information about how users interact with our blog. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect data such as your IP address, but this information is anonymous and not linked to your identity.

  1. Information Use and Sharing

Use of Personal Information: We will only use the personal information you provide for the purposes described at the time of collection or as outlined in this Privacy Policy. We may use your information to communicate with you, provide you with requested services, process donations, and send you updates and promotional materials related to our blog.

Sharing of Personal Information: We may share your personal information with trusted service providers and partners who assist us in operating our blog, processing payments, or delivering services to you. We may also share your information when required by law or to protect our rights, property, or safety, as well as the safety of our users and the public.

Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may use non-personally identifiable information to tailor advertisements and content for a better user experience. This information may also help us understand user behavior, improve our services, and measure the effectiveness of advertisements.

  1. Third-Party Features

Our blog may contain links to third-party websites or offer third-party products and services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third parties. Before interacting with these third parties, we recommend reviewing their privacy policies and terms of use.

  1. Email Signups

When you subscribe to our newsletter or provide your email address, we will use it to send you updates and information related to our blog. You can unsubscribe from our emails at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included in each email.

  1. Security

We implement security measures to protect your personal information, but no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100 percent secure. Please be aware of the inherent risks of sharing information online.

  1. Opt-Out

If you wish to opt-out of certain data collection for tailored advertising, you can adjust your browser settings or visit the Digital Advertising Alliance website for more information on how to opt-out of interest-based advertising.

    1. Privacy Rights

    This blog is not operated for commercial purposes.

    1. Children’s Privacy

    Our blog is not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. Parents and guardians are encouraged to supervise their children’s online activities.

    1. Visiting our Blog from Outside Sri Lanka

    If you are visiting our blog from outside the Sri Lanka, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in Sri Lanka, where our servers are located. By using our blog, you consent to such transfer and processing.

    1. Notification of Changes

    Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on our blog and will become effective as of the date of posting. Your continued use of the blog after any changes signifies your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

    This Privacy Policy is effective as of September 5, 2023. If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.