Privacy Policy


Fuvahmulah City Council (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates ( “Service”). 

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) governs your use of the Service, and explains how we collect, safeguard and disclose information that results from your use of the Service. 

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Policy.  


Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession). 

Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of Service or from Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit). 

Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device). 

Data Controller means a natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data. 

Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data. 

The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data. 

Information Collection and Use 

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you. 

Types of Data Collected 

Personal Data 

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to: 

  • First name and last name 

  • Date of birth 

  • Address Country, Atoll, Island / City, Postal code 

  • Contact details, including email address and phone number 

  • Details contained in issued identity documents, such as, but not limited to: 

  • the type of document 

  • Document issuer 

  • Document numbers 

  • Effective dates 

  • Photographic images of you 

  • Signatures 

  • Cookies and Usage Data 

Usage Data 

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access Service by or through any device (“Usage Data”). 

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. 

When you access Service with a device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of device you use, your device unique ID, the IP address of your device, your device operating system, the type of Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. 

Location Data 

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customize our Service. 

You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings. 

Tracking Cookies Data 

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information. 

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service. 

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service. 

Use of Data 

Fuvahmulah City Council uses the collected data for various purposes including, but not limited to the following: 

  • to provide and maintain our Service 

  • to notify you about changes to our Service 

  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so 

  • to provide support 

  • to gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service 

  • to monitor the usage of our Service 

  • to detect, prevent and address technical issues 

  • to fulfil any other purpose for which you provide it 

  • to provide you with notices about your account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, email-instructions, etc. 

  • in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; 

  • for any other purpose with your consent. 

Retention of Data 

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies. 

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods. 

Transfer of Data 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your Atoll, Island, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction. 

If you are located outside Maldives and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Maldives and process it there. 

Fuvahmulah City Council will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information. 

Disclosure of Data 

We may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide: 

Disclosure for Law Enforcement 

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities. 

Security of Data 

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. 

Amendments To this Privacy Policy 

We may amend the Policy at any time by posting the amendments on this site. It is your responsibility to review the Policy periodically. 

By continuing to access or use the Service after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Policy. If you do not agree to the new Policy, you are no longer authorized to use the Service.