Privacy Policy for TrafficWatch


This privacy policy governs your use of the software application TrafficWatch for tablets and smartphones that was created by Mauritius Telecom. The Traffic Watch app allows a user to view traffic conditions in congestion prone areas in Mauritius through camera installed throughout the island.


What information does the Application gather and how is it used?

Mauritius Telecom respects the privacy concern of all users of its services. For the TrafficWatch app, Mauritius Telecom does not capture any user’s data. The data captured does not identify you directly. This data may be grouped with other data to help us improve our Services which is in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In addition, the Application may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, and information about the way you use the Application. 

Data Processing:

The data collected is processed using computers and IT-enabled tools and appropriate security measures are taken to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the data. The data may be available to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (for e.g. legal, marketing, system administration).

The data may be used for legal purposes in Court, or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from the improper use of this Application or related services.


Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

This Application collect precise information about the location of your mobile device for the sole use of displaying your location on a map. The data is not shared externally.


Do third parties see and/ or have access to information obtained by the Application?

Only aggregated, anonymized data may be transmitted to external services to help us improve the Application and our service. We will not share your information with any third parties except in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose data collected:


What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. If you have installed a mobile app and you wish to stop receiving push notifications, you can change the settings on your mobile device.


Data Retention Policy:

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.


Changes to this privacy policy:

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.


Your Consent:

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. For any info, you can contact us via email, at