I received an email on the Mauritius Internet Users ML regarding the "privacy policy" of the National Commercial Bank's website. The email made reference to a press article mentioning that the National Commercial Bank "Internet Banking" facility is now operational.

Consequently, I went on the website to check the privacy policy. For the sake of information, we had a presentation slot during the recent Developers Conference whereby the Data Protection Commissioner laid emphasis on "Privacy by Design".

When I checked the website, ncbl.mu, more than any privacy policy I was intrigued by the "design". Something was fishy about the page. My little finger was telling me I should check the webpage source and I did.

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Damn. Is that website built on Wix? No, seriously O.o ...

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Therefore, the bank's homepage is currently built on a cloud service outside Mauritius and the website does not specify a privacy policy.

It makes me automatically question the bank's seriousness on Internet Security and Data Protection. Besides, the screenshot provided to the press shows an IP address of 10.10.10.53. I do not find it professional for this piece of information to reach the press.

Lastly, there is no information about the registrant of ncbl.mu. Could we trust ncbl.mu?

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