Privacy Policy

    Digital Commerce Lanka (hereinafter referred to as "DCL" "us" "we" or "our") is committed to respect your privacy and to comply with any applicable data protection and privacy laws. The Privacy Policy applies to all Customers and Users (collectively referred to as "Users"). In addition this Privacy Policy applies to all products and services on bidnow.lk (hereinafter referred to as the "Site"). We at DCL are extremely proud of our commitment to protect your privacy. You can be assured that we will use your personal information only to support your continuing relationship with DCL. We are providing this Privacy Policy to help you understand how we collect, use and protect your information when you visit and/or order products through the Site. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of the Site. This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the terms and conditions of use for bidnow.lk and any separate terms and conditions issued by any other third party selling their products on the website [hereinafter referred to as the "Vendor"] whose products are listed herein.

    Information we receive and how it is used

    We collect and store information about you to better enable a more intuitive and customized online retailing experience.

    Your information

    We collect and store information about you to better enable a more intuitive and customized online retailing experience.

    • Registration information : When you sign up for bidnow.lk, you are required to provide information such as your name, email address, and phone number.
    • Information you choose to share : Your information also includes the information you choose to share via social media sites such Facebook and twitter, such as when you post a status update, upload a photo, or comment on a friend's story.
    • Information others share about you : We may receive information about you via social and offline competition's that we conduct on a regular basis. This information will be used by us to help us profile and target better offers to you.

    Your information

    We also receive other types of information about you:

    • We receive data from the computer, mobile phone or other device you use to access bidnow.lk, including when multiple users log in from the same device. This may include your IP address and other information such as your location, type of sites and pages visited etc.
    • We receive data whenever you visit a website that is connected, affiliated or runs on the bidnow.lk platform.
    • Sometimes we get data from our advertising partners, agencies, activation partners etc which tells us where you connect to us from and how we can connect with you.

    Usage of Data

    DCL reserves the right to use and share information received and stored for marketing campaigns conducted for DCL and its Affiliates.

    Data Security

    We use a number of mechanisms (encryption, passwords, physical security) to protect the security and integrity of your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

    Usernames and User IDs

    A username is your unique ID bidnow.lk uses to identify you. You are free to browse the site without registering for a user ID as well. Your user ID and password must be kept secure at all times to avoid online impersonation

    Deleting and deactivating your account

    If you want to stop using your account, please send an email to support@bidnow.lk with your request.

    About social plugins

    bidnow.lk lets you login via your facebook and google accounts. You can also share bidnow.lk content , comment on other users posts on the bidnow.lk social sites. Please note your posts will be deemed public and bidnow.lk will not assume responsibility for any repercussions as a result.

    Cookies, pixels and other similar technologies

    Cookies and pixels are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device.

    We use these to

    • Understand your use of bidnow.lk
    • Understand how you use the internet, search and discover other products and services
    • Enable more features and store information about you
    • Monitor and understand the use of our products and services; and
    • As a means of providing security for you and other users Most companies on the web use cookies (or other similar technological tools), including our advertising and Platform partners. For example, our Platform partners, advertisers or Page administrators may use cookies or similar technologies when you access their apps, ads, Pages or other content.

    Other General points to note Who to contact for any disputes or resolution

    For any disputes regarding our use of data and data privacy please contact

    Bidnow.lk Support Team

    support@bidnow.lk

    Responding to legal requests and preventing harm

    We may share your information based on legal requests and official sanction to prevent harm, crime or as part of an official investigation. Information shared will be your login details, type and nature of online transactions, payment methods and financing arrangements if any.

    Notifications and Other Messages

    We will send you daily notifications via email or SMS upon your subscription to such content. You are free to unsubscribe to such content by selecting the unsubscribe option in your account settings

    Third Party Content

    DCL, similar to an Internet Service Provider, is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and Users. Accordingly, DCL has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, or any other Users are those of the respective author(s) or distributors) and not of DCL. Neither DCL nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. In many instances, the content available through this Website represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider, user, or other user not under contract with DCL. DCL neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Website by anyone other than authorised DCL employee spokespersons while acting in official capacities. Under no circumstances will DCL be liable for any loss or damage caused by an user's reliance on information obtained through the Website. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice, etc., or other content available through the Website. The Website contains links to third party Web sites maintained by other content providers. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by DCL of the contents on such third-party sites and DCL hereby expressly disclaims any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Web sites. If user decides to access linked third-party Web sites, user does so at its own risk. Unless you have executed a written agreement with DCL expressly permitting you to do so, you may not provide a hyperlink to the Website from any other website. DCL reserves the right to revoke its consent to any link at any time in its sole discretion.

    Termination

    DCL may terminate this Agreement at any time. Without limiting the foregoing, DCL shall have the right to immediately terminate any passwords or accounts of User in the event of any conduct by User which DCL, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by User of this Agreement.

    Indemnification

    User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless DCL, its subsidiaries and Business Associates, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of this Website and/or the Mini-sites by User.

    Access requests

    you can correct your personal data by clicking on account settings Click here to edit your account

    Change of Control

    If the ownership of our business changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner so they can continue to operate the service. But they will still have to honor the commitments we have made in this Data Use Policy.

    Notice of Changes

    If we make changes to this Data Use Policy we will notify you (for example, by publication on the bidnow.lk homepage under "privacy policy. We will also provide you the opportunity to comment on this change within 7 days of the policy being updated.