We may receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. This includes information that can identify you (“personal information”), including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, fax number, and billing information (such as credit card number, cardholder name, and expiration date). Our individual Group companies may collect your personal information for the fulfillment of their own requirements the details of which will be listed independently on their respective websites.
You can choose not to provide information to us, but in general some essential information about you may be required for you to obtain any information from us, participate in a survey, ask us a question or initiate other transactions on our site.
You should also obtain the consent of other individuals prior to providing us with their personal information.
Automatic Information. We automatically collect some information about your computer when you visit this website. For example, we will collect your IP address, Web browser software (such as Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer), and referring website. Our goals in collecting this automatic information include helping customize your user experience and inhibiting fraud.
We use information about you for the following general purposes: to provide you with information, the products and services you request; to communicate with you in general; to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our Group portfolio of products, services, and website; to otherwise customize your experience with this website; to solicit information from you, including through surveys; to resolve disputes, or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities; to enforce our Terms of Usage; and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.
Your personal data will be stored for a period of 60 months or as required by the relevant laws and regulations in force.
We may provide your personal data to our Group companies, service providers, agents and other parties as required for the purpose of facilitating your experience of our website, any activities undertaken by us, services and product offerings and/or to promote the products and services of the Company and or its brands.
Business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services offered may be hosted on our website. When a /business partner is involved in providing a product or service you have requested their name will be displayed, either alone or jointly with ours. If you choose to access these optional services, we may share certain information about you, including your personal information, with such business partners. Please note that we do not control the privacy practices of these third-party business partners.
If you were referred to this website from another site (for example, through a link you clicked on another site that directed you to this one), we may share some information about you with that referring website. We have not placed limitations on the referring websites’ use of your personal information and we encourage you to ensure that your privacy is protected please review the privacy policies of any website that referred you here.
In response to court orders or other legal processes; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law we will disclose your information. In such cases, we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
When we believe it is appropriate to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities. We will also disclose information to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our company, website, our personnel, customers, or others.
In addition, we may also share your information to facilitate a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Other than as set out above, you will be notified when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
We also may share aggregate anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors our website receives. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to content development and to improve our offerings.
As set out above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to take advantage of certain features offered on this site. You will be given a choice as to whether you want to receive email messages from us about us, our Group and our offerings. You will also be given the opportunity to unsubscribe to commercial messages in any such email we send. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and surveys relating either to your account or to your transactions on this site, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
We want you to feel confident about using this website and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For instance we use encryption when transmitting your sensitive personal information between your system and ours, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.
Additionally, you shall have the right to request from us, access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability. You shall also have the right to withdraw your consent for us to use your personal data at any time, provided that any processing of your personal data prior to the withdrawal of your consent shall not be rendered unlawful.
www.johnkeellsfoundation.com is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect personal information from anyone under 18 years of age.
Cookies can be described as small text files that are saved by a website on their computer or mobile device, when a particular site is visited. These small files contain basic information and it enables the website to recall the users’ actions and preferences such as logins, language, font sizes and other display preferences, over a period of time. These cookies are set by the user and are called first party cookies. Our company also uses third party cookies which are cookies from a domain different from the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts.
Cookies are generally used to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
There are two broad categories of cookies:
-: First party cookies – Served directly by John Keells to your computer or mobile device.
-: Third party cookies – Served by a third party on our behalf. We use third party cookies for functionality, performance, analytics, advertising and social media purposes.
Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. While some cookies are ‘session cookies’ which exist only while your browser is open and are deleted automatically when the browser is closed, other cookies are ‘permanent cookies’, which are stored even after a browser is closed. These permanent cookies can be used by the Website to recognize the user’s computer when a browser is opened for surfing the internet.
-: Supporting the user in navigation;
-: Facilitate in registration to our events (if any), login, and assist in ability to provide feedback;
-: Scrutinizing use of our services or applications by the user;
-: Assisting with our promotional and marketing efforts. (including behavioural advertising)
All of the above allows us to customize and enhance the user’s online experience; and enable our Company and third parties to advertise both on and off this Website.
The types of cookies that are utilized can be listed as follows:
-: Necessary Cookies
Necessary cookies are data files that are essential for website purposes. These cookies are mandatory because they make the website and any other services that are offered by the website, available to the user. These cookies enable functions such as transactional pages and secure login accounts.
-: Preferences Cookies
Preferences Cookies store information about choices you’ve made while browsing the site and they allow us to tailor the website according to your preferences. These cookies are especially useful to us when the user is recurrent since it enables us to understand how our website is used and saves your login details to make it easier to log in at a later time.
-: Statistics Cookies
Statistics cookies are used to analyze how the website is accessed and used. These cookies allow us to understand the performance of the website in order to provide the user with a more focused experience while enabling us to maintain, operate and continually improve the website.
-: Marketing Cookies (Advertising and Social media)
We allow third party companies, including third party advertising companies to place cookies on our website. These cookies allow such companies to track the user’s activity across various sites where they display advertisements and record the user’s activities in order to display curated advertisements in the future. These cookies allow third parties and us to track which types of advertisements the user has seen and the duration of observing them. This information primarily assists in helping the company to tailor the ads you see, and to measure the effectiveness of ads.
If you’re personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer wish to use our services, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by contacting us. The contact information is listed below.
John Keells Foundation
117 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha
Colombo 2 Sri Lanka.
Tel: (+94) 2306172/ 2306196
Fax: (+94) 11 2306 194
Email: [email protected]