Terms and Conditions

Network Security

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to this website. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted this website, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting this website, unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected. In such case, personal information may be sought.

This personal information may be shared with appropriate law enforcement authorities if suspected criminal activities are detected.

Privacy Inquiries

Any questions, comments, concerns or complaints you may have regarding the administration of these policies for this website may be directed to the Data Protection Leader (DPL) by e-mail at dpl@eoj.com.jm or by calling 1-888-991-VOTE (8683) or by writing to Data Protection Leader, 43 Duke Street, Kingston, Jamaica.

Hyperlinking Notice

Links to websites not under the control of The Electoral Commission of Jamaica are provided solely for the convenience of our website visitors. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of the information contained on external websites. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica does not offer any guarantee in that regard and is not responsible for the information found through these links, nor does it endorse the sites or their content.

With respect to privacy, visitors should research the privacy policies of these non-government websites before providing personal information.

Copyright/Permission to Reproduce Notices

Materials on this website were produced and/or compiled by the Electoral Commission of Jamaica for the purpose of providing Jamaicans with direct access to information about the programs and services offered by the Electoral Commission of Jamaica. You may use and reproduce the materials as follows:

Non-commercial Reproduction

Unless otherwise specified, you may reproduce the materials in whole or in part for non-commercial purposes, and in any format, without charge or further permission from the Electoral Commission of Jamaica, provided you do the following:

  • Exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced;
  • Indicate both the complete title of the materials reproduced, as well as the author (where available);
  • Indicate that the reproduction is a copy of the version available at [URL where original document is available]; and
  • Not use a method of downloading information that would place the Electoral Commission of Jamaica’s network at risk. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica will take all necessary steps to protect its information technology assets from those who extract content from this website in a manner that affects its performance or places it at risk.

Commercial Reproduction

Unless otherwise specified, you may not reproduce materials on this website, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution without prior written permission from the Electoral Commission of Jamaica.

Third-party Materials

Some of the materials and graphical elements found on this website are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of materials or graphical elements may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the rights holder prior to reproducing the material.

Contact

To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this website for commercial purposes, or to obtain information concerning copyright ownership and restrictions on reproduction from this website, please contact the Electoral Commission of Jamaica at:

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica
43 Duke Street
Kingston
Jamaica

Telephone

1-888-991-VOTE (8683) – Toll-free

Direct: 1-876-922-0425-9

Fax: 876-967-0728

Trademark Notice

The official marks of The Electoral Commission of Jamaica, including the Electoral Commission of Jamaica wordmark and logos may not be reproduced, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without prior written authorization.

External Service Providers

In order to effectively operate its website, the Electoral Commission of Jamaica uses external service providers. Such service providers are bound by a contract with the Electoral Commission of Jamaica to treat any personal information they receive in a manner consistent with the provisions of the respective acts

Our Commitment to Accessibility

The Electoral Commission of Jamaica is committed to achieving a high standard of accessibility. In the event of difficulty using our Web pages, applications or device-based mobile applications, please contact us for assistance or to obtain alternative formats such as regular print or another appropriate format.

Information Archived on the Web

Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Jamaica Web Standards. You can request alternate formats on the “Contact us” page.

Information Sharing

If the Electoral Commission of Jamaica has information about a possible offence under the Representation of the People’s Act (ROPA), we may share it with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution, the independent officer responsible for ensuring that the ROPA is complied with and enforced. If we have information relating to website security breaches, we may share it with the Cyber Crimes Unit.