At Batticaloa Ads we are 100% committed to making sure that your experience on our site is as safe as possible. Here you can find advice on how to stay safe while trading on Batticaloa Ads
Keep things local. Meet the seller or person, check the item and make sure you are satisfied with it before you make a Order.
Exchange item and payment at the same time.Buyers – don’t make any payments before receiving an item. and don’t pay any‘advance payment’ before meet the seller or person. Sellers – don’t send an item before receiving payment.
Use common sense. Avoid anything that appears too good to be true, such as unrealistically low prices and promises of quick money.
Never give out financial information.This includes bank account details, eBay/PayPal info, and any other information that could be misused.
Never give out personal information. Buyers. This includes your NIC/Passport/Driving License numbers or any address proof details before meet the seller or person and make sure you are satisfied with a seller or person
While applying for a job. Research the job and the employer before you apply. Don’t give out personal information before meeting the employer in person. Avoid going to remote locations for an interview.
Fake payment services. Batticaloa Ads does not offer any form of payment scheme or protection. Please report any emails claiming to offer such services. Avoid using online payment services or escrow sites unless you are 100% sure that they are genuine.
Fake information requests. Batticaloa Ads never sends emails requesting your personal details. If you receive an email asking you to provide your personal details to us, do not open any links. Please report the email and delete it.
Fake fee requests. Avoid anyone that ask for extra fees to buy or sell an item or service. Batticaloa Ads never requests payments for its basic services, and doesn’t allow items that are not located in Sri Lanka, so import and brokerage fees should never be required.
Requests to use money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. These services are not meant for transactions between strangers and many scams are run through them. Avoid requests to use these services.