We are Paaticles Tech, a private limited company duly incorporated in Maldives (bearing company registration number C-1056/2016) in accordance with Law No. 10/96 (Companies Act of Maldives) and having its principal place of business at Floor #6, Champa Centre Point Building, Maafannu, Chaandhanee Magu, Male’, Maldives.
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy and any other documents referred to on it sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data, how we will treat it and the cookies that we use. By visiting Paaticles.com you are accepting and consenting to this policy.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
We collect your information in various ways:
When you interact with us or use our services, such as when you use our Site to place an order. Furthermore, we look at how visitors use our Site, to help us improve our services, site functionality and optimize customer experience;
When you create an account with us or you change your account settings;
When you place an order with us and during the order process (including for payment and order delivery);
When you contact us directly via email or message; or
When you browse and use our Site (before and after you create an account with us).
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
We will collect and process the following data about you:
Information you give us. This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our website, by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information;
Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect the following information:
technical information, including [the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give to us. We use this information:
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us;
to provide you with information about other services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please contact us;
to notify you about changes to our service;
to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
Information we receive from other sources. We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
We provide you with an online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell products and services to you. Your data is stored through Paaticles’s data storage, databases and the general Paaticles application. We store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.
All direct payment gateways adhered to are managed by the Bank of Maldives Plc., which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers but payment transactions will be NOT STORED. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use reasonable and appropriate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:
any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries,
selected third parties including business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we will provide them with aggregate information about our users analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of our site.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets as per law or judicial ruling or judgment;
if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any judicial ruling or judgement, legal or statutory obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of supply and other agreements or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with government authorities, companies and organizations for the purposes of preventing money laundering, fraud protection and credit risk reduction and so forth.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You have the right to access information held about you. In this regard, you may request for the information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 9 months.
AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Any changes we make to our privacy and cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page. https://paaticles.com/privacypolicy
Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:
Floor #6, Champa Centre Point Building, Maafannu, Chaandhanee Magu, Male’, Maldives.
If you’re not satisfied with our response to any complaint or believe our processing of your information does not comply with data protection law, you can make a dispute to the Paaticles Customer Service using the following details:
Address: Floor #6, Champa Centre Point Building, Maafannu, Chaandhanee Magu, Male’, Maldives.
Telephone number: 3331556 | 3301556