Privacy Policy


Data Protection

In order for the Jamaica Diaspora to deliver an efficient service to its Users and Members, it must collect, store and process information about users. The Jamaican Diaspora is committed to full compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Personal data, whether held on paper, on computer or other media, will be subject to the appropriate legal safeguards as specified in the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Jamaican Diaspora endorses and adheres to the eight principles of the Data Protection Act. These principles specify the legal conditions that must be satisfied in relation to obtaining, handling, processing, transportation, and storage of personal data, ensuring that personal information is:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed
  • Processed for limited purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • Accurate and up to date
  • Not kept for longer than is necessary
  • Processed in line with your rights
  • Secure
  • Not transferred to other countries without adequate protection

Employees and any others who obtain, handle, process, transport and store personal data for the Jamaican Diaspora must adhere to these principles.
The Data Controller is Mona School of Business, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies. If you have any questions or comments about this Data Protection Policy, please contact us at

Privacy statement

The Jamaican Diaspora respects your privacy and is committed to processing, storing and using personal data fairly and lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We will not sell or rent any information that can be associated with a specific individual or household to any other person, or persons, or organisation. All emails or online forms received by the Jamaican Diaspora will be treated in the same way as other communications with the Jamaican Diaspora.

The complete Privacy Policy document can be retrieved here.

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