For accessing and using this procurement portal user services, you shall be deemed to have accepted to be legally bound by these terms and conditions of use and comply with all of the terms and conditions given below, and the guidelines as stipulated in Chapter 10 of Public Finance Regulations - Public Procurement Mechanism:
Tenderer/Consultant registration request, Email verification, and Credential documents verification.
Your email will be used as the user name for accessing Procurement portal. Upon submission of your basic user identity information and credential documents verification opened by clicking on the Register button from the home page of Procurement portal, you will receive in the email provided by you, an email from [email protected] After submitting the credential documents National Tender shall verify your information and create your account.
Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur using your account (e-mail ID and password). Maldives Public Procurement portal does not store user passwords.. User must notify NT ([email protected]) of any unauthorized use of your password or any other suspected security breaches. Users must ensure that they appropriately log-out every time from their unattended computers or from the computers you are using in public places. NT is not liable for any loss or damage arising from such compromise of your user account and password.
The Procurement Portal allows modifying, updating their user details including password. But it does not allow to change the login e-mail ID and the name of the company provided during registration process.
The Procurement portal shall use the procurement data center server time as the reference time for all time-bound activities of procurement processes. Public procurement portal data center is located in National Centre of Information Technology (NCIT) under Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Male’, Republic of Maldives.
This procurement portal is maintained by the National Tender (NT) Ministry of Finance and Treasury of Government of Maldives.
The materials located on this Procurement portal including the information and software programs (source code) are copyrighted to Ministry of Finance and Treasury, the Government of Maldives, and operating system, tools, and other software and contents used for the operation of Procurement portal are licensed to or controlled by National Tender, Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Government of Maldives.
Any Portal registration fee shall not be charged on any users. All users who wish to participate in a tender shall make a “non-refundable Tender Registration fee” stipulated in the project details sheet. Users may make the Tender Registration fee online using the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) Payment gateway available in the procurement portal.
Virus and Integrity of documents
If the electronic records entered online and files are corrupt, contain a virus, or are unreadable for any reason, the tenderer shall not be registered. It is strictly the responsibility of the tenderer/applicant/Consultant (national or international) to ensure the integrity, completeness and authenticity of the documents, and also should comply with the applicable laws of Republic of Maldives.
External Web References
National Tender does not take any responsibility of its availability and authenticity of the external third party web references, links referred in the Public Procurement Portal, as NT/ MoFT does not have any control over those websites.
Operation, Maintenance and Management
The NT/ Ministry of Finance and Treasury reserves the right to outsource operation, maintenance and management services of procurement portal, and other related services to any third party. The users of procurement portal are to be obliging such any agreement with any outsourced firm/company.
This terms and conditions of use agreement of procurement portal shall all be governed by the laws and regulations of Maldives applicable to agreements made and to be performed in Maldives.
Government of Maldives reserve the right to initiate any legal action against those users violating any of the above mentioned terms & conditions of procurement portal user agreement.
Changes in Procurement Portal and terms and conditions of use
NT/ Ministry of Finance and Treasury shall have the right to modify clauses of the terms and conditions without prior notice.
NT reserves the right to modify, add, delete and/or change the functions, user interface, contents, and other items in Procurement portal at any time without any prior notice. User is responsible to use the updated portal functions and terms and conditions of use.
Reviewed on October 30th 2018