Jamaica Business Development Corporation is an agency of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce of Jamaica. We work to protect the security of your information by utilizing encryption methods during the transmission or storage of information you input through our websites and mobile applications. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off and close your browser when finished using a shared computer. Only use trusted internet networks, including Wi-Fi, and do not share your login credentials with unauthorized parties.
QWhat Information Is Collected
We group the collection of user information into two categories: personal, which is information identifiable to a specific member, and aggregate, which is general demographic information that does not identify any individual member. Personal information may include your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number.
We may also collect certain demographic information such as your Site preferences, sizes, age, gender, geographical location, language, and time zone.
When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.
QHow We Use Your Information
We collect personal information to make our services related to this Site (the “Services”) more rewarding for you to use, including billing, shipping and tracking your orders. If we have any questions or concerns regarding your order, we may use this information to contact you. We also use this information for internal purposes, such as studying our customers’ preferences and improving customer experience on the Site. We may also use your information to contact you for promotional purposes and provide customer service to you.
We also receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information, which is collected passively using various technologies, and cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers, and how our users use and interact with the Services. Also, in an ongoing effort to better understand and serve you, we often conduct research on customer demographics, interests and behaviour based on the personal and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis. We may share this non-identifiable and aggregate data with affiliates, agents and business partners, but this type of non-identifiable and aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.