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    Pick and Buy Limited, the owner of Winner's Supermarkets ("Pick & Buy", "we" or "our" in this privacy notice) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting, the privacy, confidentiality and security of the personal data you provide us when you use our website, visit our outlets, when you contact our office, when you participate to any events or lucky draws/ competition games that we organise or when you otherwise interact with us.

    Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on how Pick & Buy, as a registered data controller, treat the personal data that you provide us.




    Pick & Buy Ltd is a private company incorporated in Mauritius bearing business registration number C06003539. Our registered office is situated at IBL House, Caudan, Port Louis, Mauritius.


    Personal data, or personal information, means any information about a living individual from which, that individual can be directly or indirectly identified.

    When you interact with us, we may process different types of personal data about you such as:

    • Identity data including first name, maiden name, last name, username or similar identifier, marital status, title, date of birth and gender

    • Contact data includes billing address, delivery address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.

    • Financial data includes bank account and payment card details.

    • Transaction data includes details of payments you have made as well as other details about products and services you have purchased from us in our outlets or on our website.

    • Technical data includes the IP address, your connection data, browser type and version, time zone and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technologies on the devices you use to access this site.

    • Profile data includes your username, the purchases or orders you have made, your preferences, your comments, and your survey responses.

    • Usage data includes information about how you use our website, products, and services.

    • Marketing and communications data include your preferences for communications and interactions with us.

    • Your professional and educational history and any other information you choose to share with us when you apply for a job in our company.

    • Any other personal information shared when you contact or interact with us.

    • Video images in our outlets for security and safety of our customers, employees, and outlets.

    •Video and pictures when you participate to promote Winners’ image through advertisements.

    Please note that some data collected are mandatory (and earmarked by an *) to access our services and others are voluntary.

    Our website is not intended for minors and we do not knowingly collect personal data from minors. If you are a minor, you may only visit our website with the permission of your parent or guardian.


    When we need to collect personal data for processing purposes, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you do not provide this data on request, we may not be able to fulfill your order and associated services. We reserve the right to cancel your order and shall keep you informed.



    We use different methods to collect your personal data, including:

    • Direct interactions - You can communicate your identity, contact details and financial details to us by filling out forms or by contacting us by post, telephone, e-mail or otherwise:

    o during a technical support action,

    o when requesting us to contact you.

    o when requesting information about us:

    o when you purchase our products or services.

    o when you create an account on our website.

    o when you subscribe to our service, our newsletter or any of our publications.

    o when you request that promotional offers be sent to you.

    o when you participate to our survey.

    o when you give your opinion or post a comment on the products and services marketed on the website.

    o When you fill in the “contact us” and “recruitment” pages on our website.

    o When you participate to any events, lucky draws, or competition games that we organise; or

    o When you choose to participate to our advertisements.

    • Technologies or automated interactions. - When you interact with our website, we may automatically collect technical data about your equipment, navigations, and models. We collect this personal data through cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. We may also receive technical data about you if you visit other sites that use our cookies as specified in section 10.


    We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and the reason is compatible with the original purpose.

    The use of your personal data is made only within the legal scope, and in all circumstances, in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2017.

    We will only use your personal data in the following purposes:

    • To fulfil the contract, we have with you including:

    • register you as a new customer.

    • process and deliver your order, including:

    o   Manage payments, fees, and charges.

    o   Collect and recover money owed to us within the limits of the authorization you have given us.

    • To assist you with your queries or concerns

    •    To manage our relationship with you by:

    o   Informing you of changes to our contractual conditions or this privacy policy

    o   asking you to share your opinion with us or to participate in a survey.

    •    To allow you to participate in prize draw or to participate in a contest.

    • When necessary for our legitimate interests or those of a third party (including but not limited to debt collection, product, and service development and safety and security).
    • To comply with a legal, statutory, or regulatory obligation
    • In the event of an internal and/or police investigation regarding a suspected fraud or other offence which may been committed
    • To treat your applications for specific job vacancies and/or on a spontaneous application.
    • To send you communications and/or survey if you have consented to receiving the same, and for any other specific purposes for which we have obtained your consent
    • Because you gave the consent for the use of your personal data.
    • To administer and protect our business and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and data hosting).
    • To provide you with relevant content on our website as well as advertisements and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we send you.
    • To use data analytics to improve our website, products / services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences.
    • To make suggestions and recommendations to you on products or services that may be of interest to you.
    • To assist in the progress of an internal or police investigations regarding a suspected fraud or other offence
    • To promote eventual business relationships
    • To ensure safety and security of our customers, employees and public in general, and of our outlets
    • To promote Winners’ image through advertisements on various medias such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, TV, Radio, printed artworks or any other medias on which photographs, or videos will be published.

    1.      MARKETING


    From time to time, we could use your name and contact information to send you marketing communications in the following cases:

    1. if you have requested information from us; or

    2. whether you have purchased any products or services; or

    3.whether you provided us with your contact details when you registered on our website and, in each case, if you have not opted out of receiving marketing communications.

    You can choose to stop receiving marketing communications, SMS or newsletters by opting-out at any time and free of charge, by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each of our marketing communications or by contacting us at or by postal mail at Pick & Buy, or through your Winners account or via the Contact us section at any time by logging onto our website.

    When you opt out of receiving these marketing communications, this choice is specific and does not apply to personal data provided to us because of a product / service purchase, warranty registration, product experience / service or other transactions.



    We do not sell or trade your personal data to third parties.

    Your personal data may be shared as follows:

    • with our agents, advisers, accountants, auditors, lawyers, other professional advisors, contractors, or third-party service providers for the purpose of assisting us to better manage, support or develop our business and comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
    • trusted third parties (such as website host and e-commerce solution provider) who help us operate our website or fulfill our contractual obligations or conduct our business if such parties agree to keep this information confidential.
    • With regulatory bodies and service providers for the performance of our lucky draws or competition games.
    • We believe it is necessary to share information with law enforcement bodies/agencies to investigate, prevent or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms and conditions. use, or when required by law.


    Please also note that some disclosures do not require your consent. This happens when we share your personal data with (i) law enforcement bodies/agencies and other statutory authorities, if required by law and (ii) if required or authorized by law or if we suspect any unlawful activities on your part.



    1.      CONSENT

    When you provide us with your personal data you explicitly consent that we collect your personal data and that we use it for the relevant purposes described in clause 5 above.

    If we ask you to provide us with your personal information for another reason, for example for marketing purposes, we will explicitly ask for your consent. The provision of this information is purely voluntary, and you may opt out of receiving our marketing communications at any time by unsubscribing to these communications.

    1.      WHAT IS A COOKIE?


    Many websites use cookies, the main objective being to improve your user experience. A cookie is information placed on your hard drive by the server of the site you are visiting. This information is sometimes stored on your terminal in a simple text file that a server accesses to read and save information.

    A website can only read and write cookies that belong to it.

    You can configure your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites are setting or accessing cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that parts of this site may become inaccessible or may not function properly.



    When browsing the site, cookies make it possible to "recognize" your browser, for the duration of your visit ("session cookie") or during several visits ("persistent cookie"). Cookies can have several roles and are used on our site:

    - for technical reasons (session identification, storage of preferences, etc.) in order, for example, to adapt the presentation of the site to the configuration of your terminal.

    - for the purposes of statistical analysis and traffic management allowing us, for example, to improve the ergonomics of the site and the interest of our services.

    1.   “FLASH” COOKIES


    "Adobe Flash Player" ™ is a widely used computer solution for creating interactive multimedia content. It also uses small files to store information, but the technology used is different from that used for cookies. The management of your choices regarding confidentiality must be managed in a specific way.

    You can manage Flash content related to your browsing via the Adobe Flash Player manager:



    In some cases, we may need to transfer your personal data with organizations located in countries outside our territorial limits to provide our services to you. We will take appropriate safeguards to secure the personal data being transferred.

    Please note that:

    • Personal data collected through our website is South Africa.
    • The anti-spam and anti-virus filtering data are transferred to South Africa
    • E-mail’s servers and e-filling system servers are transferred to Ireland.
    • All payment data collected are transferred in servers based in South Africa
    • Personal data stored by our service provider and is transferred to their server. An agreement is done between the controller and the service provider concerning the storage and use of data.



    We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, or viewed in an unauthorized manner, modified, or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a legitimate need to know about it for the proper performance of the contract we have with you. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and will be subject to a similar obligation of confidentiality. We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulatory body of any breach in accordance with legal provisions.



    This website may include links to third party websites, plug-ins, and applications. By clicking on these links or by activating these connections, it is possible that third parties may collect or share data concerning you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of each website you visit


    We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including to meet legal, accounting, or statutory requirements. Therefore, we undertake to erase your personal data when it will no longer be useful or appropriate to us considering the terms and conditions of the contract, we have with you. To determine the retention period of personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm resulting from the unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data and the reasons for which we process your personal data.

    1.   YOUR RIGHTS

    In accordance with the applicable laws on the protection of personal data, you can at any time:

    • Request access to your personal data.

    • Request correction of the personal data we hold about you.

    • Object to the processing of your personal data.

    • Request that your personal data be erased.

    There may be circumstances where we are not able to comply with your requests, typically in relation to a request to erase your personal data or where you object to the processing of your personal data for a specific purpose or where you request that we restrict the use of your personal data where we need to keep your personal data to comply with a legal obligation or where we need to use such information to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim. To make these requests, or if you have any questions or complaints about how we handle your personal data or would like us to update the data we maintain about you and your preferences, please contact our Data Protection Officer at the address set out under section 18 below.



    We have appointed a Personal Data Protection Officer (“DPO”) who is responsible for overseeing matters relating to this privacy notice and our compliance to the Law in general. If you have any questions regarding this privacy notice, and / or if you wish to exercise your rights relating to the collection and use of your personal data under the Law, please contact the DPO using the information below.

    Recipient: The Data Protection Officer

    Email address:

    Postal address: Al Madina Street, M1 motorway, Cassis, Port Louis

    Phone number: +230 202 07 00

    If you believe we have not handled your request in an appropriate manner, you may lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) (The Data Protection Office, 5th floor, SICOM Tower, Wall Street Ebène, Mauritius). However, we ask that you please try to resolve any issues with us first before referring your complaint to the DPC.


    In accordance with the Legislation, this website has been created with the aim of providing you with complete and transparent information. However, we reserve the right to modify this notice at any time. Therefore, we invite you to consult this privacy notice regularly. Any changes and clarifications will take effect immediately after their posting on the website. If we make any changes to the content of this notice, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you know what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it, if it should be done.

    It is important that the personal data we hold about you is always accurate and up to date. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your connection with us.

    Version dated: 08.07.2021.