As a licensed law firm duly registered in the Republic of Maldives, we, Atoll Chambers LLP (hereinafter the “Firm”) are committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and “Personal Information”. In this context, Personal Information means information that we may retain which may, directly or otherwise, identify individuals who maybe using the website. This obligation on our part is also directly related to the rules of professional conduct which also imposes upon us, a duty to preserve and protect confidential client information.

This Privacy Statement is based on principles of privacy and data protection that is globally accepted. This is regardless of the fact that the Republic of Maldives currently does not have a formal data protection legislation. This Statement is also directly addressed to parties outside the firm who provide Personal Information to the firm or who visit/use the firm’s websites or social media websites. This Statement also describes how the firm collects, processes and discloses Personal Information in connection with the provision of legal services.

Collection & Use of Personal Information

The firm collects Personal Information in the course of providing legal services to clients and as provided by visitors to its website. We may also collect Personal Information about you when you interact with us on social media sites and from other third parties and may also automatically collect information that may contain Personal Information. The firm may use this Personal Information collected for any of the following purposes:
  1. To contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries; To personalize your visit and use of our website and correlatively to assist you while you use this service;
  2. To carry out, monitor and analyze our business or website operations;
  3. To provide you with legal services, if you are or become a client of the firm, and otherwise deal with you, and administer the matters you instruct us on;
  4. To enter into or carry out contracts of various kinds; and
  5. To comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidance or professional obligations that we may be subject to.

Confidentiality, Security, and Retention of Personal Information

The firm may use this Personal is dedicated to ensuring the confidentiality, security and safety of Personal information entrusted to us. In this sense, the firm will take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of the said Personal Information. This does not, however, guarantee that any Personal Information that we may store may be free from any form of data compromises which, albeit reasonable steps and measures taken, may still occur.

The firm may retain Personal Information for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations or to achieve the purposes for which the information was originally collected and for the purposes which is further explained in this statement.

Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information

The firm will not disclose any Personal Information to unrelated third parties except otherwise after obtaining written consent or if compelled to do so by order of a legal authority, in such case only to the extent where disclosure is necessary.

For more information & enquiries, please contact:

Atoll Chambers LLP
Attn: Managing Partner

4th Floor, M. Maanel,
Aaburuzu Hingun,
Male’, Republic  of Maldives