It is important for us that you understand how John Keells Holdings PLC and the companies within the John Keells Group treat information about you which is received by us so that you will feel secure when browsing and its constituents.


We may receive and store any information you provide to us. This includes information that can identify you (“personal information”), including, but not limited to, your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, fax number, educational background and prior work experience.

You acknowledge that your information is shared with us with your full knowledge and consent for the purpose of assessment of your eligibility for a role or roles within the John Keells Group. You are required to provide full and accurate details in order for us to process your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and application. Please bear in mind that withholding information may affect our ability to process your CV and application. We will not be in a position to confirm or process any requests made by you in the event that you do not provide such personal data as required and we assume no responsibility for any delays or non-processing of your application in view of the same.

We may use the information provided and which may be provided in the application process going forward to facilitate the recruitment process and to promote current and future job opportunities of the John Keells Group. Please be informed that you shall have the right to delete your data if you wish to do so or update your information in the future should the data you have provided changed.


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 consider your CV for any current or future vacancies within the John Keells Group, to provide you with information, 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 from the date of last modification of data by you or as required by the relevant laws and regulations in force.


We may provide your personal data to our Group companies and other parties as required for the purpose of facilitating your experience of our website, to consider any suitable vacancies that best fit you and any activities undertaken by us, and to appraise you of services and products of John Keells Holdings PLC, the John Keells Group, its brands and partners.


Business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services offered may be hosted on our website. 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.


We may share your personal information with our John Keells Group Companies and corporate affiliates. This sharing of information enables us to provide you with greater access to available vacancies within the John Keells Group, information about products and services which may interest you. To the extent that we and our subsidiaries and corporate affiliates have access to your information and will follow practices that are at least as restrictive as the practices described in this Privacy Policy. They also will comply with applicable laws governing the transmission of promotional communications and, you will have the option to chose not to receive any commercial emails in the future.


In response to court orders, or other legal process; 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. In the event 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.

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.

You will be given a choice as to whether you want to receive email messages from us about us, our Group and our offerings.. 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.


We are committed to protecting the information we collect and have as far as practically 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.


Other sites accessible through our website have their own privacy policies and data collection practices. Please consult each site’s privacy policy. is not responsible for the actions of third parties.


John Keells Group does not hire any person below the age of 18 years and as such we discourage persons below age 18 from entering their personal details or any person acting on behalf of an individual under the age of 18 years from similarly doing so.


Our Company uses cookies to improve the experience of everyone using our website.. By continuing to visit this site, you consent to the use of cookies for the purposes described within this policy.

Primarily, we use cookies to collect and store the information that is automatically retrieved about your computer, device and use of the website.


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 than 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.


We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • 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 behavioral advertising)
  •  Determining if the user has agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site

All of the above allows us to customize and enhance the user’s online experience;


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 no longer wish to use our services, you may delete your profile by logging into your candidate profile.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, you should first contact:

Group Human Resources

No. 117, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2

Tel : +94 (0) 11 230 6000