Privacy Policy

We (The Cayman Islands Government Office UK) are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to our web site and subscribers to the Gazette monthly and annual newsletter. 

Here you’ll find the legally required information on how we treat data that we collect from visitors to our website, or when someone subscribes to our newsletter. This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Here we offer you the opportunity to peruse the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Visitors to Our Website

When someone visits the cigouk.ky website we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. You can find more information on how cookies are used on this website in the Cookies Policy BELOW. 

Information We May Collect From You

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site  www.cigouk.ky (“our site”). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, signing up to receive newsletters, posting an enquiry, submitting and rsvp for an event, subscribing to a service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • We run competitions and events and will collect your name and email address for so we can contact you with invitations and prizes or record your RSVP.
  • Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.
  • We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns and occasionally to provide targeted advertising to you based on your previous activity on our site).

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

Photography

We often take pictures of our events-in-progress to use on our Facebook page, website and in other promotional material. Whilst we do not require your permission or a model release form under UK law, we would prefer to do this with your approval and will assume that it is implicitly given when you attend our events unless you tell us otherwise.

We will not take or publish pictures of anyone under the age of 16 without permission from their parents.

Sensitive Personal Information

We don’t collect any sensitive personal information from you. Your gender, religion, abilities, sexuality and anything else that you deem none of our business, is quite rightly none of our business. However, if you have are differently abled and you would like to have some alternative support in order to get a fulfilling experience from our events and communications, then please feel free to get in touch in advance at news@cigouk.ky so that we can do our best to offer this to you. 

Disclosure of Your Information

We do not disclose your personal information to third parties except:

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of supply and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our staff or others. This includes exchanging information with other Cayman Islands Government organisations for the purposes of  protection and risk reduction.

Newsletter Sign Up

As part of the sign up for the CIGO Gazette monthly and Annual newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information to inform you of news and updates from the Cayman Islands and to let you know what the Cayman Islands Government office is up to, this is a great way for you to keep in formed about our up coming events and videos. We may also contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We never rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. 

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing privacy@cigouk.ky 

Links to Other Websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this privacy policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to access the personal information that hold. Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed in the first instance to: Privacy Officer, CIGOUK, 34 Dover Street, London W1S 4NG or privacy@cigouk.ky 

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 25 May 2018.

Cookies Policy

We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on the Website, or which may be used by third parties through our websites. The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don’t want to have them on your device.

If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

What is a cookie?         

“Cookies” in this context are sadly not delicious biscuits. They are in fact text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.  

Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site, open marketing emails and click on links within those emails.

How long are cookies stored for?

Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.  

Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies used on the Website

A list of all the cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.  These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.  By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

Functionality cookies

These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.  By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.  

Third party cookies

These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site.

For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to access the personal information that hold. Questions, comments and requests regarding this cookie policy are welcomed and should be addressed in the first instance to: Privacy Officer, CIGOUK, 34 Dover Street, London W1S 4NG or privacy@cigouk.ky

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We keep our cookie notice under regular review. This cookie notice was last updated on 16th May 2018.

Privacy Policy

For our Privacy Policy see above.

The Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGO) is situated on Dover Street, in the heart of Mayfair, London.

The Office leads Cayman Islands Government activity in the UK and Europe. The Cayman Islands Representative, Mr Eric Bush JP, invites to you to join the CIGO news network to receive updates of CIGO activity by subscribing here. ‘The Gazette’ CIGO’s Annual Briefing and Monthly Newsletter will be circulated to all subscribers from news@cigouk.ky. For our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy please see HERE.

34 Dover Street, London, W1S 4NG
+44 207 491 7772 | info.cigo@gov.ky

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