JN+ Website Privacy and Terms of Use Policy

 

Your privacy on the Internet is of utmost importance to the Jamaican Network of Seropositives (JN+). As a general policy, JN+ does not collect any personal information on its websites that identify you or any demographic information about you.

This privacy statement describes the JN+ policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors’ information through the its web site. It applies to all  sites within the “jnplus.org” domain name.

1. WHAT INFORMATION DOES JN+ COLLECT?
Normal web site usage

In general, you can browse the JN+ site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Collection of personally identifiable information

If you register on to the site as a Full JN+ Member or a General Website User, to receive  a newsletter,  to request information, to provide feedback, or to join an electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, postal address and e-mail address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in secure databases and mailing lists.

2. WHAT DOES JN+ DO WITH THE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS?
Normal web site usage

The information gathered during general browsing of the “jnplus.org” domain is used to analyze trends and usage of the JN+ site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information.

Personally identifiable information

JN+ may use the personal information you provide to:

§  Contact you – either in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications etc. to you;

§  Confirm your registrations on the site;

§   Statistical analysis.

3. WHAT IF I DON'T WANT TO PROVIDE PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Providing personal information on the JN+ site is optional. If you choose not to provide personal information, you can still browse and use the JN+ site, but you may not be able to use all the features of the site .

4. WHAT IF I WANT TO OPT OUT AND CHANGE MY INFORMATION

At any time, you can cancel or modify your information by writing an email to the Webmaster explaining your situation. Where contact details are not provided on the page, you can contact the Webmaster for further information.

5. WHAT ABOUT INFORMATION SECURITY

We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the JN+ site to any third party. Any information provided to JN+ by users of the JN+ site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. JN+ employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

All our employees who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.

The JN+ site contains links to sites external to the jnplus.org domain. JN+ is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

6. OUR CONTACT INFORMATION

For questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact the Webmaster

*Cookies
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent from a web server to your browser. It is normally used to assign a unique identification to your computer and securely store information such as user IDs, passwords, preferences, and online profiles. It is stored on the hard drive of your computer. You can choose not to have cookies delivered web sites by changing your browser settings. Different web sites can send their own cookies to your computer. To protect your privacy, your browser only allows a web site to access the cookies it has already sent you, not the cookies sent by other sites.

7. WEBSITE USAGE AGREEMENT

Use of this Site constitutes agreement with the following terms and conditions.

The Jamaican Network of Seropositives (JN+) maintains this web site (the "Site") as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site ("Users"). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. JN+ is pleased to allow Users to visit the Site and download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, "Materials") from the Site for User's personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell, create derivative works, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific material within this Site.

8. DISCLAIMERS

All rights reserved. The information in the various pages of the JN+ website is issued for general distribution.

Extracts of the information in the website may be reviewed, reproduced or translated for research or private study but not for sale or for use in conjunction with commercial purposes. Any use of information in the website should be accompanied by an acknowledgement of JN+ as the source, citing the uniform resource locator (URL) of the article. Reproduction or translation of substantial portions of the website, or any use other than for educational or other non-commercial purposes, requires explicit, prior authorization in writing. Applications and enquiries should be addressed to the Information Centre.

The designations employed and the presentation of the information in this website do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of JN+ concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

The mention of specific companies or of certain manufacturers' products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by JN+ in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

JN+ does not warrant that the information contained in the website is complete and correct and shall not be liable whatsoever for any damages incurred as a result of its use.

Materials provided on this site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

JN+ specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such written Materials. JN+ periodically includes additions, changes, improves, or updates the Materials on this Site without notice. Under no circumstances shall JN+ be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered which is claimed to resulted from use of this Site, including without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto. Use of this Site is at User's sole risk. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall JN+ or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if JN+ has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

User specifically acknowledges and agrees that JN+ is not liable for any conduct of any User.

This site may contain advice, opinions, and statements of various information providers and content providers. JN+ does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of this site or other person or entity. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall also be at your own risk. Neither JN+ nor its affiliates, nor any of their respective agents, employees, information providers or content providers shall be liable to any User or anyone else for any inaccuracy, error, omission, interruption, timeliness, completeness, deletion, defect, failure of performance, computer virus, communication line failure, alteration of, or use of any content herein, regardless of cause, for any damages.

As a condition of use of this Site, User agrees to indemnify JN+ and its affiliates from and against any and all actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out User's use of this Site, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by User of these terms and conditions. If User is dissatisfied with any material on this Site or with any of terms and conditions of use of this Site, User's sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Site.

This Site contains links to third-party web sites. The linked sites are not under the control of JN+ and JN+ is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. JN+ provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked site by JN+.

If this Site contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, access to mailing lists or other message or communication facilities (collectively, "Forums"), User agrees to use the Forums only to send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Forum. By way of example, and not as a limitation, User agrees that when using a Forum, User shall not do any of the following:

·         Defame abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

·         Publish post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information.

·         Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

·         Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

·         Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded.

·         Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.

·         Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters.

·         Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

User acknowledges that all Forums or Discussion Groups are public and not private communications. Further, User acknowledges that chats, postings, conferences, e-mails and other communications by other users are not endorsed by JN+, and such communications shall not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by JN+. JN+ reserves the right for any reason to remove without notice any contents of the Forums received from Users, including without limitation e-mail and bulletin board postings.

 



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