Terms & Conditions

Privacy Policy

The Caribbean Council is a long-established international trade, investment and development organisation and consultancy. The company is focussed on supporting its membership and clients through private events, access to proprietary networks, and market information and publications and other services.  It supports increased trade and investment in the region and promotes a better understanding in Europe of the Caribbean and Central America.

The Caribbean Council is a controller of your personal data. We are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of your personal data. This Privacy Policy explains what happens to any Personal Data that you provide to us, how we collect and use it. It also outlines the security measures we employ to protect such data and your rights and choices with regard to access or use of such data.

The Caribbean Council reserves the right to update, modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason, as permitted by applicable law.

Information We Collect

In order to provide our membership and consultancy services, we collect a variety of Personal Data. This data is:

  • Processed on a lawful basis of legitimate interest and is secured and stored in a highly confidential database
  • Typically, full name, job title, company name and address, email address and phone number. It may also include notes about interest in the region and contact history.
  • Occasionally supported by other publicly available information gathered by sources such as LinkedIn, Google, Company website, Press and Periodicals. This is to support any information provided by you.

Information We Use and Process

The Personal Data that we collect is used to bring you information or provide you with our products and services.

The Personal Data that we store is used to provide the following:

  • Marketing (events, publications, news)
  • Customer Administration
  • Research and Development
  • Website enhancement

By providing your contact details by website, phone, email or business card, you are consenting to initial contact unless otherwise indicated, and you have the option to opt out of any future contact by managing your preferences and unsubscribing. To do so, click here.

Information We Store

We do our utmost to ensure that reasonable steps are taken to make sure your data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use. We use our best efforts to implement appropriate technical and organisation measures to hold your Personal Data both securely and protect from alteration, loss, misuse and unauthorised access. Our internal procedures are designed with the intention of keeping all the Personal Data we collect and use. private and accurate.

If we need to disclose Personal Data to a third party, for any reason, we will involve them properly protecting the security and confidentiality of their information and otherwise process such data in accordance with applicable law.

Third Parties

We will not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Policy. On occasion, we may disclose your Personal Data to third parties, for example other Members, however, this will only be done with your express consent having been sought and that the third party agrees to treat your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Personal Data may also be transferred to third parties who act for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as delivery of services, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use Personal Data for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your Personal Data to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as permitted by us or as stated in this Privacy Policy, or as may be required by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Use of Cookies
Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website. More information about how we use cookies can be found at http://www.caribbean-council.org/cookie-policy/

Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.

How Long We Keep your Data

We will generally keep your Personal Data for no longer than 10 years after which it will be destroyed if it is no longer required for the purpose(s) for which it was obtained.

Your Rights

You can object to the processing of your Personal Data if such processing is not reasonably required for a legitimate business reason or our compliance with law. In the case of direct communications, such as event invitations and publications, we will provide you with a method to opt out of receiving further communications. If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Data or object to the processing of your Personal Data, please contact us by using this form. If you contact us, please state the specific information you would like us to correct, update or delete and include a proper identification of you. Requests to delete Personal Data will be subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document filing or retention obligations imposed on us. When asked to remove a record from our database, The Caribbean Council may retain minimal information to ensure we do not contact you or collect such information again.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy Policy at info@caribbean-council.org

Legal

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by The Caribbean Council and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of The Caribbean Council. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, The Caribbean Council takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Enquiries

Contact info@Caribbean-council.org with any enquiries to our Terms & Conditions

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