TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
This Agreement will be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of Jamaica without regard to its conflict of law principles.
- We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions without notice by posting the changes to our Website.
- We or you may terminate your account and remove your site from our database at any time for any reason.
- The following types of sites are NOT allowed to participate in psoj.org: sites encouraging illegal activity or racism, sites providing instructions or discussions about performing illegal activities, sites that promote or utilize software or services designed to deliver unsolicited email, or any other sites we deem to be inappropriate.
- You have read our copyright notice and terms and conditions and you agree to them.
- We are not liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the service, any failure to provide service, suspension of service, or termination of service. We do not guarantee the availability of the service. You agree not to hold us responsible for data loss or interruption of service of any kind.
- We retain ownership and all rights to psoj.org logos, trademarks, software, trade secrets, databases, reports, and Website.
- If this agreement is terminated by us or by you for any reason, you agree to remove your content, logos and trademarks from all of our Websites and other items.
Please read the following Terms & Conditions carefully since they govern your use of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica website (www.psoj.org). From this point on, we will refer to the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica as “The PSOJ” and its website as the "Website" in these Terms & Conditions.
The PSOJ maintains its website to provide its members and the public with information on the Organisation’s products and services, allow our clients to perform financial transactions and to facilitate communication. From time to time we may revise these terms and conditions without prior notice.
By accessing this site you indicate your acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
If you do not agree to the Terms & Conditions below, please do not access this site or any of the pages therein.
Each user of this Website agrees to the following Terms & Conditions:
ACCESS TO AND FROM WEBSITE
All information submitted to The PSOJ via this Website shall be and remain the property of The PSOJ. The PSOJ shall be free to use, for any legal purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the information provided by users of this Website. We will use our best efforts to include accurate and up to date information on this Website, but we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the information.
STATEMENT OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT at PSOJ.ORG
This section describes the circumstances under which we may receive personal information on-line.
The PSOJ is committed to the highest level of security and privacy regarding the collection and use of on-line information. Membership information may be collected through the submission of member applications online and online signup transactions. Visitors may also voluntarily provide us with personal information via e-mail, web surveys, online registration or contact forms. This information is handled internally by our staff to process visitors’ requests.
The PSOJ uses standard Web tracking software to collect non-identifying information about our visitors, such as:
- Date and time our site was accessed
- City, state and country
- Web browser used
- IP address (A numeric address given to servers connected to the internet)
The PSOJ uses this information to create summary statistics and to determine the level of interest in our Website.
Some areas of our Website may use a "cookie" temporarily stored in the visitor's computer memory (RAM) to allow the web server to log the pages you use within the site and to know if you have visited the site before.
USE OF WEBSITE CONTENTS
All information, documents and materials posted on this Website are only provided only for the non-commercial use of visitors to our Website and may not be resold, republished, or copied, without the prior written consent of The PSOJ. In addition, all information, documents and materials posted to this Website are subject to change without prior notification. You may not be eligible for all the products or services offered through this Website. A Website user's eligibility for particular services and products is subject to final approval by The PSOJ.
Copyright of the images, text, screens and web pages appearing on this Website is owned by The PSOJ or others as indicated. You may copy information from our Website for your personal or educational use only, provided that each copy includes any copyright, trademark or service mark notice as they appear on the pages copied. The information and materials may not otherwise be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions without the express written permission of The PSOJ.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The PSOJ may establish links between this Website and other websites operated by non-affiliated third parties. The PSOJ has no control over any other such websites or the contents therein and the existence of any such link shall not constitute an endorsement by The PSOJ. All user access to any of these hyperlinks are at the user's own risk and the content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided are not investigated, verified, monitored or endorsed by The PSOJ.
The PSOJ is committed to ensuring and protecting the privacy and confidentiality of its clients’ and members’ information. The PSOJ has therefore adopted this policy to comply with its obligations under current Privacy Legislation. This policy briefly describes how we collect, hold, use and whenever necessary, disclose your membership information. It also summarises your right to have access to correct the information as necessary. If you have any questions about our privacy policies or your personal information, please contact The PSOJ at 876-927-6238 or e-mail your privacy concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use of the Internet
Privacy issues, including security and confidentiality of membership information disclosed on or through this Website, are viewed very seriously by The PSOJ. Policies governing the protection of privacy are strictly observed and enforced to ensure the highest standards of protection of privacy and membership information.
None of the information collected is associated with any individual. It is measured only in aggregate. The PSOJ records the statistical information on the numbers of visitors to this Website, but no information about individuals in particular is kept or used.
Client Record and Membership Information
In the course of our business relationship with you, the membership information collected about you is held in a "member record." This information likely includes, at a minimum, your name, address and telephone number(s), type of business, e-mail address and telephone number. Depending on the type of service you request, additional membership information may be held in your client record.
Collecting, Holding, Using and Disclosing Membership Information
THE PSOJ may collect, hold and use the membership information in your member record as well as collect membership information from and disclose membership information to the third parties identified below, for the following purposes:
- Identifying you and ensuring the accuracy of information contained in your client record;
- Establishing and administering your account, determining, maintaining, recording and transaction information in your member record;
- Executing transactions with or through The PSOJ including transferring funds by electronic or other means;
- Verifying information previously given by you with any other organisation when necessary;
- Advising you of other similar PSOJ products, services or initiatives that may be of interest to you; and,
- For any other purpose you and The PSOJ may agree upon from time to time.
Your knowledge and consent to The PSOJ’s collection, use and disclosure of your membership information is important. We rely on your actions as indications of your consent to our existing and future member information practices:
- Your voluntary provision of personal information directly to The PSOJ or through your authorised personnel;
- Your express consent or acknowledgement contained within a written, verbal or electronic application process;
- Your consent solicited by The PSOJ for a specified purpose;
- Your consent given through your authorised representative such as a legal guardian, agent or holder of a power of attorney.
Subject to certain legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, you may withdraw your consent at any time. If you wish to withdraw consent or discuss the implications of such withdrawal, please contact us at The PSOJ’s office (876) 927-6238 or by email at email@example.com. In some circumstances, legal requirements may prevent you from withholding consent. Your decision to withhold consent may also limit the products and services that The PSOJ is able to provide to you.
Location of Your Client Record
Your client record, whether electronic or paper, is kept at the offices of The PSOJ in Kingston, Jamaica. Paper records forming part of your client record may also be kept in offsite storage. Your client record may be transferred to other locations for disaster recovery purposes.
Right to Access and Correct Your Membership Information
You are entitled to access, through a written request, the membership information contained in your client record. You may verify this membership information and request that any inaccurate information be corrected. For information on this process, please contact us at The PSOJ Office, at 876-927-6238.
Limits on how long personal information is kept
The PSOJ will only retain your membership information as long as it is necessary, including updating the product or service or as required by law. When we destroy the information, we will use safeguards to prevent unauthorised parties from gaining access to the information during the process.
Safeguards for your personal information
The PSOJ maintains appropriate technical and organization safeguards to protect your membership information against loss, theft, unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. If you find that the proposed resolution to your privacy concerns is not adequate, you may avail yourself by contacting:
The PSOJ uses a 256 bit SSL encryption for all e-commerce transactions.
PSOJ Refund Policy
The PSOJ commits to refunding payments made for attendance to any of our functions in the event that the function is unavoidably cancelled.
Payments made in the form of subscriptions or other fees will also be reimbursed provided that a documented request is received by the PSOJ at least one month before the beginning of the subscription or membership period. Please note that 5% of the dollar amount paid will be deducted for transaction costs.
Request for reimbursement may be made by way of email, written letter or fax, and should be addressed to the “Chief Executive Officer, Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, 39 Hope Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica, W.I.”. Requests for reimbursement should contain the following information: Full contact information of the proposed reimbursed, date of payment, amount paid, mode of payment, and Name of service paid for.
Entities or individuals that qualify for reimbursement, having paid electronically, will be refunded within 30 business days after a formal request of refund has been made. Payments made by cheque or any other non-electronic means will be refunded within 30 business days after a formal request for reimbursement is made and, receipt of bank account information is acknowledged by the PSOJ. All payments done by the PSOJ will be remitted electronically.
The Chief Executive Officer
The Private Sector organisation of Jamaica
39 Hope Road