Privacy Policy

Last updated: 26 - 03- 2018

1. Acceptance of the privacy policy by users

You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Lake House Citizen™ ( aka Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited) Privacy policy which is set out herein by accessing this website and following the registration process. Please read this privacy policy carefully before using this website.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

Your personal details, name, address, age, nic (National Identity Card) number, email address, telephone/mobile number and any other information that is not otherwise publicly available are accepted by us as your personal information and data. These details will only be transferred by us for the express purposes stated on this Website. However this shall not apply where Lake House Citizen™ is required by Court Order under criminal or civil proceedings to provide such information and data to a Court of Law for any reason.

We shall have the right to extract information and data which does not release private and personal details which provides generic and statistical analysis and shall have the right to provide such marketing and promotional material to third parties without any further consent from you. This shall include type of usage of site, age group, financial category, ethnic origins and any other material which does not reveal your specific details.

You are advised to read the privacy policies of other websites which are linked to our website and Lake House Citizen™ shall not be bound or responsible for the terms and conditions applicable to the usage of any such website linked to Lake House Citizen™.

Lake House Citizen™ has unique services offered to its citizens or users such as the "Post It" and "Send Us" which will consist of complaints/questions, articles, file, photos, pictures and geographic location etc... sent or shared by the citizens or users. When such complaints/questions, articles, file, photos, pictures and geographic location etc... are posted on our website by the citizens or users Lake House Citizen™ assumes such material do not violate intellectual property rights of third parties. Lake House Citizen™ will not accept liability for infringement of copyright or violation of any other intellectual property rights of third parties by the citizens or users of our website. Lake House Citizen™ reserves its right to remove any such material if they are found to be infringing copyright or other intellectual property rights of third parties without any notice.

3. Collection of Personal Data

Lake House Citizen™ collects personal details such as your name, address, age, nic (National Identity Card) number, email address, telephone/mobile number and any other details ordinarily associated with the individual profile. Those personal information will not be made available to any third parties by us.

In addition to the above Lake House Citizen™ will be collecting complaints/questions, articles, files, photos, pictures and geographic location sent by its users or citizens. Also will request permission from the user/citizen to access the camera of the device to a capture image while using the "Report It" feature. Such material will be utilised for services such as Report It and Send Us which are unique services offered by us. You are advised to check those features to understand the services offered by us.

4. Control of your Personal Information

By opening a Lake House Citizen™ account available on our website or by sign-in for any services on our website you will become a member of our website. The information you provide at the time of opening the account or sign-in for the services on our website or information on your resume will be the personal information that will be within our control and usage in order to provide services mentioned on our website. You have the option to edit the information provided by you to the Lake House Citizen™ account at any time and do any changes, deletions or unsubscribe your marketing preferences, products or services provided by us. However there are services that send periodic emails on products and services provided by us to inform you of the new developments on our site which cannot be unsubscribed as same is an integral part of our website.

5. Changes to this Statement

Lake House Citizen™ reserves it right to amend, alter or change this Privacy policy based on the feedback of the users. If any amendment, alteration or change is effected by us this Privacy policy will be updated by Lake House Citizen™ and users are advised to periodically check these updates for their own benefit. However if there are any substantial amendments, alterations or changes to be made by us, users will be informed of same well in advance.