Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

John Keells Holdings PLC (“JKH”, “we” “our” and “us”) is a company registered in Sri Lanka with the company registration number PQ 14 and our registered office is at No. 117, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka.

Your privacy is important to us, and we want to assure you that the Personal Data we collect about you will be treated with care. This Privacy Policy will inform you about how we look after your Personal Data when you avail of services on visiting our website, interact with us over the phone, via email, through our mobile applications or otherwise by using any of our social media platforms, or contract with us, your privacy rights and the protection afforded by law.

By accepting the terms of the Privacy Policy, contracting with us and/or continuing to avail our services, you agree that you have read, understood and agreed to this Privacy Policy.

2. Definitions

This Privacy Policy uses a number of definitions which are set out below:

Personal Data: any information which identifies an individual or information relating to an individual who can be identified (directly or indirectly) from that data alone or in combination with other identifiers we possess or can reasonably access. Personal Data does not include anonymous data or data that has had the identity of an individual permanently removed.

Processing or Process: any activity that involves the use of Personal Data. It includes obtaining, recording or holding the data, or carrying out any operation or set of operations on the data including organizing, amending, retrieving, using, disclosing, erasing or destroying it. Processing also includes transmitting or transferring Personal Data to third parties.

Special Categories of Personal Data: any data which reveals details about sensitive issues such as an individual’s race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual relations, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about health, genetic and/or bio metric data.

3. Important Information and Who We Are

Purpose of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy aims to give you information on how we collect and process your Personal Data through your use of our website, including any data you may provide when you apply for a career at JKH. This website is not intended for children, and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children unless provided by their parents or guardians.

It is important that you read this Privacy Policy together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on differing occasions when we are collecting or processing Personal Data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This Privacy Policy supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.


Data Controller

JKH is the Data Controller of all Personal Data relating to our clients, investors, employees and third-party individual contacts, as well as any other Personal Data used in our business for our own commercial purposes. This means that we are responsible for determining when, why and how to Process Personal Data and for establishing practices and policies in line with applicable data protection law.

Contact Us

Should you have any inquiries in relation to this Policy please contact the following:

Contact details

Full name of legal entity: John Keells Holdings PLC
Designation: Head of Corporate Communications
Postal address: No. 117, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka.
Email address:………………………………….

Your duty to provide accurate information and inform us of changes

It is important that the Personal Data we hold about you is accurate, valid and current. It is your obligation as well to keep us informed if your Personal Data changes during the continuant of your relationship with us.

Your duty to ensure the security of your own personal devices

It is important that you ensure the security of the devices used to transfer Personal Data to us as no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, it shall be your responsibility to secure such devises against security and cyber risks.
We will also not ask for your Personal Data or account information (as applicable) by any unsolicited means of communication. Therefore, you are responsible for keeping your Personal Data and account information secure and not sharing it with others.

Third party consent

In the event you provide us with any personal information or data on behalf of another person Including any Personal Data, for the purposes of providing products and services, an inquiry with us or for any appointment, related contract or requirement, you confirm that that information and data has been obtained by you and provided to us with the prior specific consent of such person who has fully apprised himself/herself of terms and conditions of this privacy policy. Such third-party Personal Data or information provided by you shall be accurate, up to date, valid and not include any false, inaccurate information, any misstatements of fact, misrepresentations or the like.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications which are not maintained or controlled by us. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you based on their own terms of use and privacy. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave this website, we encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit. We are not responsible for any third- party actions or their security controls in respect of any Personal Data they may collect or process via their website, service or otherwise.

3. Important Information and Who We Are

Purpose of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy aims to give you information on how we collect and process your Personal Data through your use of our website, including any data you may provide when you apply for a career at JKH. This website is not intended for children, and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children unless provided by their parents or guardians.

It is important that you read this Privacy Policy together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on differing occasions when we are collecting or processing Personal Data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This Privacy Policy supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.


Data Controller

JKH is the Data Controller of all Personal Data relating to our clients, investors, employees and third-party individual contacts, as well as any other Personal Data used in our business for our own commercial purposes. This means that we are responsible for determining when, why and how to Process Personal Data and for establishing practices and policies in line with applicable data protection law.

Contact Us

Should you have any inquiries in relation to this Policy please contact the following:

Contact details

Full name of legal entity: John Keells Holdings PLC
Designation: Head of Corporate Communications
Postal address: No. 117, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka.
Email address:………………………………….

Your duty to provide accurate information and inform us of changes

It is important that the Personal Data we hold about you is accurate, valid and current. It is your obligation as well to keep us informed if your Personal Data changes during the continuant of your relationship with us.

Your duty to ensure the security of your own personal devices

It is important that you ensure the security of the devices used to transfer Personal Data to us as no data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, it shall be your responsibility to secure such devises against security and cyber risks.
We will also not ask for your Personal Data or account information (as applicable) by any unsolicited means of communication. Therefore, you are responsible for keeping your Personal Data and account information secure and not sharing it with others.

Third party consent

In the event you provide us with any personal information or data on behalf of another person Including any Personal Data, for the purposes of providing products and services, an inquiry with us or for any appointment, related contract or requirement, you confirm that that information and data has been obtained by you and provided to us with the prior specific consent of such person who has fully apprised himself/herself of terms and conditions of this privacy policy. Such third-party Personal Data or information provided by you shall be accurate, up to date, valid and not include any false, inaccurate information, any misstatements of fact, misrepresentations or the like.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications which are not maintained or controlled by us. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you based on their own terms of use and privacy. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave this website, we encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit. We are not responsible for any third- party actions or their security controls in respect of any Personal Data they may collect or process via their website, service or otherwise.

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