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Privacy Policy

FOJ Privacy Policy


Friends of Jamaica Peace Corps Association’s Websites and Online Communities Privacy Policy. Effective January 30th, 2018




Friends of Jamaica Peace Corps Association (FOJPCA) is committed to maintaining the privacy and trust of its registered Members and all other visitors to its online services. Accordingly, this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains how FOJPCA collects, protects, uses and shares information about you or any other visitor who chooses to visit FOJPCA website platform (


FOJPCA intends that this policy information will increase visitor confidence in FOJPCA's web-based platform and enhance the experience on FOJPCA's website services. Each time that you as a visitor use the website or database, you acknowledge that you agree to be bound by the Policy. If you do not agree to the Policy, you must stop using FOJPCA's website.


This Policy is subject to all applicable privacy laws, both US and foreign, having sufficient jurisdictional basis. If any provision of this Policy is determined to be illegal or unenforceable, then such provision will be enforced in such jurisdiction if and only to the maximum extent possible and the other provisions will remain fully effective and enforceable in that and any other jurisdiction.





User Provided Information for the Online Communities. Friends of Jamaica Peace Corps; Association collects personal information from you when make a donation or request to be added to our mailing list.


FOJPCA also may collect information regarding your use of the website platform. From time to time FOJPCA may ask you to respond to surveys or other requests for information and the organization collects the information you provide. All personally identifiable information (i.e., information that can be used to identify or contact you) that FOJPCA collects may be used by FOJPCA as provided in this Policy or as disclosed at the time you provide the information or as otherwise agreed by you.


User Provided Information for FOJPCA. FOJPCA collects personal information from you when you donate or request to be added to our mailing list. FOJPCA encourages you to renew your Membership upon or before its termination date to ensure that you continue to receive FOJPCA Membership benefits and access to the Membership communities.



Web Logs. Like most standard website administrators, FOJPCA processes information from all visitors to its websites. This information may include the browser you are using, the internet address from which you linked to our websites, the operating system of your computer, time/date stamp info, the unique IP address of the computer you used to access our websites, and usage and browsing habits. FOJPCA uses this information to help diagnose and troubleshoot server malfunctions, to analyze trends, track user movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information. FOJPCA also may use individual information it collects through web logs to send you invitations to events or campaigns and other communications.


Cookies. To help make sure you receive information that is relevant to you, FOJPCA websites use data “cookies.” These cookies are small data files stored on your computer which identify you as a previous visitor to the websites and help FOJPCA to personalize your experience when you arrive. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies. You can instruct your browser not to accept cookies. However, if you disable this function, you will not be able to use some of the features on FOJPCA's website.


Website Analytics. FOJPCA's Web pages and e-mail newsletters contain “website analytics.” Website analytics are used as a tool to capture cookies, some of which may identify a user and therefore include personally identifiable information. This allows FOJPCA to learn what pages are most attractive to visitors, which parts of the websites are the most interesting and what kind of offers Members like to see. Some of the website analytics that are in place on FOJPCA's website are used only by FOJPCA and its consultants. Personal contact information, such as names and email addresses, is not shared with outside affiliate organizations unless expressly disclosed to the user.


Children. FOJPCA is committed to protecting the privacy of children. FOJPCA website is not designed or intended to attract children under the age of 18. FOJPCA does not collect personal information from any person FOJPCA actually knows is under the age of 18.






Telephone Numbers. If you supply FOJPCA your telephone number, you may receive telephone contact from FOJPCA with information regarding any orders you have placed, program updates, solicitations, or information on upcoming opportunities or events.FOJPCA does not sell, rent, or otherwise release your telephone number to any third party, nor does FOJPCA use it for any purpose other than as stated above. To opt out of all telephone calls, please contact FOJPCA at


Postal Addresses. If you supply it to FOJPCA, FOJPCA collects postal mailing address information from you so that the organization may fulfill the orders and solicitation requests you submit and inform you of FOJPCA programs, products, services, and events in which you may be interested. You have the right to opt-out of receiving postal mailings from FOJPCA. If you have questions about this or want to change your information sharing options, please send an email to


Credit Card Information. FOJPCA uses a payment gateway to collect your credit card information when you make a payment or a donation by that method. This information is used by FOJPCA only to obtain payment for the FOJPCA donation or other purchase. FOJPCA does not store your credit card information and therefore does not share this information with any third parties.


Your Email Address. FOJPCA collects email address information from you when you become a Member of FOJPCA, or provide your email address when communicating with one of FOJPCA's staff. FOJPCA collects email address information from you to confirm your FOJPCA Membership; communicate with you regarding your registration; and alert you of other FOJPCA programs, products, solicitations, services and opportunities that may be of interest to you. Many of our programs are only advertised through email. Any recipient of such email notices may opt out of receiving them at any time. To opt out of receiving emails, you can change your communications preferences under through e-mail communications or contact


Third party fund-raising. Occasionally FOJPCA will partner with an organization or group to raise money on behalf of that organization. If you donate on behalf of this organization and indicate so in “in honor of” column, FOJPCA reserves the right to share your real name, e-mail address, and donation amount with this organizaiton.


Third Party Offers. On occasion, we are able to offer FOJPCA Members special services from or mailings on behalf of an organization with similar aims. This may be to promote a specific event or activity that we deem of interest to these groups. FOJPCA staff generally performs these mailings, in which case the Members’ contact information is not provided to such organizations. If you accept an offer or attend an event, however, you will become a client of the organization that is fulfilling the offer and we will not have control over their use of the personally identifiable information that you provide to them when you accept the offer or attend the event. If you would prefer that your address not be released under these circumstances, please contact



Other Third Party Recipients. FOJPCA may provide to third parties non-personal information about you that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the non-personal information of other users. For example, FOJPCA may inform third parties regarding the number of users of the website and the activities they conduct while on the website. FOJPCA may or may not charge third parties for this information. FOJPCA may not impose on such third parties any limitation regarding the use of such information, except that FOJPCA does require third parties to whom FOJPCA discloses such non-personal information to agree that they will not attempt to make this information personally identifiable by combining it with other databases or otherwise.


Legal Matters. FOJPCA may, without your consent, access and disclose your information, any communications sent or received by you, and any other information that FOJPCA may have about you or your account as may be permitted or required by law (including, but not limited to, law, regulation, court order, subpoena, or search warrant), or to prevent or investigate suspected fraud, violations of the Agreement, or activity that appears to FOJPCA to be illegal or may create legal liability. Additionally, FOJPCA may disclose your information in situations that FOJPCA believes to be emergencies involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or property if FOJPCA believes that your information in any way relates to that threat. In the event that FOJPCA is legally compelled to disclose your Private Information (as defined below) to a third party, FOJPCA will notify you unless doing so would violate the law or court order.






This website contain links to other sites. Some of the pages on the FOJPCA website server may contain links to information created and maintained by other organizations. Please note that the FOJPCA does not manage and cannot guarantee the appropriate nature of these outside materials. Once you are on these sites, any data that you supply to these partners is beyond FOJPCA's control and will be the responsibility of the linked-to entities and not FOJPCA. FOJPCA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these Websites or any other sites linked to or referenced on FOJPCA's website.


A Note About International Users. Friends of Jamaica Peace Corps Association is located in the United States and the website is hosted in Canada. If you are using the website from outside the United States or Canada, by providing your information to this website, you are consenting to the transfer of your information to the United States and Canada for processing and maintaining in accordance with this Policy. You are also consenting to the application of United States and Canada law in all matters concerning these websites.


Changes to the Privacy Policy. FOJPCA reserves the right to make changes to this Policy from time to time. If FOJPCA does so, it will attempt to notify you by email of any significant changes concerning FOJPCA's use of your Private Information and provide you the opportunity to opt-out of such significant new uses of your Private Information if it was obtained from you prior to a significant change in this Privacy Policy. FOJPCA further reserves the right to make non-significant changes to our Privacy Policy that generally will not affect its use of your Private Information. In such cases, FOJPCA will not notify you of these non-significant changes and invite you to check this posted Privacy Policy for any such non-significant changes. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy will always be posted on the main website, with the “Effective Date” posted at the top of the Policy.




Contacting Us. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or the practices of these websites, please contact us at



Or write to FOJPCA at:


523 Tennessee Ave NE

Washington, DC

United States of America 20002



If you have a complaint or a problem you may email FOJPCA at: at which time your complaint will be dealt with for a response or resolution. FOJPCA staff members attempt to answer every email in a timely manner but are not always able to do so. If you do not receive adequate resolution of a privacy-related problem, you may write to FOJPCA at the above-indicated address.