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Privacy Policy



This privacy Policy explains the collection, the purposed of collection and the usage your personal information when you visit the Bandaranaike Academy for Leadership and Public Policy website www.balpp.com (the “Site,”) which consists of all content and pages located within its domains (blapp.com and blapp.lk) and does not apply to information that we may collect from you in other ways (for example, over the phone, by fax, or through conventional mail).

Bandaranaike Academy for Leadership and Public Policy including its Departments, Institutes and Research Centres/Units comply with this same privacy policy. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to keep your Personal Information secure in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

As used in this Privacy Policy, “we,” “us,” “our” and “university” refer to Bandaranaike Academy for Leadership and Public Policy.

By using this website, you are consenting to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy


Collection of Personal information and its Purpose

When you visit or use www.balpp.com, or any website within the University’s domain (blapp.com and blapp.lk) , the University will be the data controller. The personal information collected via the website is used for legitimate interests of administration purposes of the University, in operating and improving its websites and ensuring security.

If we need to collect any additional personal data via our website, the purpose of collection and its usage will be communicated to you at that time. We are committed to respecting the information you trust with us and we will make sure that we keep it safe.

Our services are not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children 18 years of age or younger. We do not intentionally collect or maintain data about anyone under the age of 18.


Retention of your data

Users that register on our website we will store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time with the exception of changing their username). Website administrators will access to view and edit the user information.

You can request for erasure of any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Links to other websites

The Site contains links to websites published by third parties providing either content or service on behalf of University. These websites are not under our control, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the collection and use of your information by such websites, unless we have otherwise indicated in this Privacy Policy.

If you follow a link from this website to another, we recommend that you read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.


Use and disclosure to third parties

We may provide Information collected through our website (including your Personal Information) to be used by our affiliated educational institutions and others that provide courses through the University in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate, with the following communicated expectations;

  1. The third party recipients are required to handle the Personal Information in a confidential manner and maintain adequate security to protect the information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, and destruction;
  2. The Personal Information disclosed and shared would be that required by the third party to fulfill the purpose stated at the time of collection.

However we may provide your information to third parties to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues; or protect our rights and safety and the rights and safety of our users or others.

In addition, we may share aggregated information that does not personally identify you with the public and with third parties, including but not limited to researchers and business partners.

We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.

Additionally, We are regulated by the Personal Data Protection Act No.9 of 2022, where under Article 5(a)(b) specifies the considerations for data processing under Schedule 1 and 2.


Information Protection

Our website has reasonable security measures in place to suitably protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the Personal Information that it creates, receives, maintains, or transmits in its possession or control.

However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure and Bandaranaike Academy for Leadership and Public Policy cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Changing our privacy policy

This Privacy Policy may be reviewed and amended from time to time and will be effective immediately upon posting on this page.

By accessing the Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified Privacy Policy and any changes contained therein. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

The University’s Privacy and Data Protection Officer

If you have privacy concerns or queries, you may contact our DPO. Contact details are shared below,

Name: Aeshani Pereira
Email: aeshanip@balpp.com

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