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Privacy Policy

JAMAICA Eyes&Ears is committed to protecting the privacy of those using our website and the confidentiality of the personal information with which our users provide us on the website. This privacy policy explains the steps we take to ensure information about you is kept secure and confidential.

Please read this privacy policy carefully. Once you use our website or our services, you will be deemed to have read and accepted this privacy policy.
 You must not use our website or services if you do not accept this privacy policy.

Cookies and how they benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you would expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the website
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Offer you free services/content
  • Improve the speed/security of the website
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below:

Granting us Permission to use Cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our website you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will probably mean that our website will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering you on subsequent visits

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our website.

Third Party Functions

Our website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our website includes the following which use cookies:

  • YouTube - powers some of the videos on our website
  • Vimeo - powers some of the videos on our website

Disabling these cookies will probably break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our website.

Cookies are set by: Google+, Twitter and Facebook

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our website is not working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the website, what pages they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These analytics programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this website (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use Google Analytics. You can read more about this process at Google Analytics, Wikipedia.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so, however, will almost certainly limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware." Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with anti-spyware software.

Purposes for which we use Information about our Users

We collect information about our users for a variety of purposes. This include:

  • where you supply information to us so that we deliver a required service e.g. newsletters relevant to you and your interests, information will be processed by us to supply the information and material which we promise
  • so we can communicate with you in response to a particular action performed by you on this website, via our email newsletters or any other medium
  • so we can inform you of special offers and relevant products and services which may be of interest
  • so we can send you news items which are relevant to your interests
  • to help us improve and personalize our services

Passing on Information about You

We will not pass on any information provided by you to any third parties unless you expressly consent. We may, however, disclose aggregate – but not individual – statistics to potential partners and advertisers, such as the number of users we have, their location, etc. If you give your consent, third parties may then occasionally send communications to you to provide information, offers, and services that may be of interest to you.

Security

Keeping information about you secure is critical to us. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so at your risk.

JAMAICA Eyes&Ears will take precautions to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. we will ensure that only authorized employees will be allowed access to the information you provide to us. Our systems are designed to ensure that your data can only be viewed online if your email and password are correctly input. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we take many precautions aimed at preventing such occurrences.

You are ultimately responsible for the security of your email and password. Please take care when using and storing them. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. You should log out of your browser at the end of each computer session to ensure that others cannot access your personal information, especially if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or internet cafe.