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Terms and conditions of use

LEGAL NOTICE ON THE CONDITIONS OF USE, PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA FOR THIS SITE

 

Designation of the term “User” 

For the purposes of the use of this site, the existence of two types of Users is considered:

  • Any natural person, legal entity, or public entity, state or not, that uses the information provided on this site directly, or through a computer application.
  • Any individual, legal entity, or public entity, state or not, that enters the site to browse, interact and be informed.

 

Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions regulate the use of the Tell Your MP website, which is made available to Internet users by the SlashRoots Foundation. The SlashRoots Foundation has its address at 2 Windsor Avenue, Shop 2, Kingston 5, Jamaica.

The use of the website service requires Users to adhere to these Terms and Conditions  and implies the full and unreserved acceptance of each and every one of the provisions included in the published version, at the time that the User accesses the site. Consequently, the User must carefully read the Terms and Conditions on each of the occasions in which they intend to use the site, as these may be modified.

These Terms and Conditions are applicable to any individual, legal entity, public entity, state or not, that accesses, downloads, uses, reuses and/or redistributes information contained in the site, directly or through a computer application. The  Terms and Conditions will bind any User for the mere fact of making use of the documents submitted to them.

 

Object

Through this platform, the aim is to encourage the participation of citizens in deciding how municipal and national budgets are spent, by engaging in the generation, selection and monitoring of novel and viable proposals, with the aim of improving their quality of life.

 

Conditions of access and use of the website

The provision of services is free for Users.

The Users are obliged to make good use of the website and its contents, respecting the current national regulations, good customs and public order, pledging in all cases not to cause harm to the SlashRoots Foundation or any third party.

For this purpose, the User will refrain from using any of the services for illegal purposes or purposes, prohibited in these Terms and Conditions, harmful to the rights and interests of third parties, or that in any way may damage, disable, overburden, deteriorate or prevent the normal use of services, documents and all kinds of content in any computer equipment of the SlashRoots Foundation, or other Users.

Unless otherwise indicated, the information contained in the portal will be considered public. When its use or treatment is subject to some type of restriction, it must be expressly indicated in that case.

 

Obligations of Users

The following are obligations of the Users in general:

  • Not to damage, disable or impair the computer systems of the entity or third parties, or the contents incorporated and/or stored in them.
  • Do not modify the systems of the entity in any way, do not use versions of modified systems in order to obtain unauthorised access to any content and/or services of the site.
  • Do not interfere or interrupt the access and use of the site, servers or networks connected to it, or breach the requirements, procedures and regulations of the network connection policy.

 

The SlashRoots Foundation may act against any use of the site by a User who:

  • Does not agree with the established terms.
  • Infringes or violates the intellectual and industrial property or other similar rights of the.

The SlashRoots Foundation reserves the right to modify, at any time, without prior notice, the presentation, configuration of the site, content and services incorporated therein. The SlashRoots Foundation may also interrupt, disable and/or cancel any of the content and/or services that are integrated into the site.

 

Intellectual property

All trademarks, trade names or distinctive signs of any kind that may appear on this website are the property of the SlashRoots Foundation or third parties, without it being understood that the use or access to the site gives the User any rights over those trademarks, trade names or distinctive signs of any kind.

 

Exclusion of guarantees and responsibilities

The SlashRoots Foundation makes no warranty as to the veracity, integrity and timeliness of the content published on this site.

The SlashRoots Foundation is exempt from any liability for damages of any nature that may be due to lack of availability or continuity of the operation of the portal or services, or the defrauding of utility that users may have attributed to the website and the services, to the reliability of these, and in particular, although not exclusively, to the failures in the access to the different web pages or to those from which the services are provided. In the case of scheduled interruptions, they will be announced on the site.

Both the access to the website and the use of the information contained therein is the sole responsibility of the person who carries it out. The SlashRoots Foundation shall not be liable for any consequence, damage or harm that may arise from such access or use.

 

Links to third party sites

This site may contain technical linking devices (such as links, banners, buttons) that make available to Users directories and search tools that allow access websites belonging to third parties. The installation of these links, directories and search tools on the site are for the sole purpose of providing Users with the search and access to other sites available on the Internet.

The links to other Web sites do not imply approval or any responsibility on the part of the SlashRoots Foundation, regarding the information contained therein. Therefore, the SlashRoots Foundation does not assume responsibility from a legal or other point of view, for the accuracy, opportunity, content, or uses furnished by the information and documents presented on this site, or those that are linked to from this site.

The SlashRoots Foundation assumes no responsibility for the information provided by third parties and reproduced on this site. Therefore, the access to a linked site is the sole and exclusive responsibility of the User.

 

Personal data protection

When a User submits personal data, the SlashRoots Foundation will be deemed authorised to its treatment as established in the current regulatory framework regarding the protection of personal data. In its merit, such data will be protected in accordance with said regulations and may be used exclusively for the purpose for which they were provided. They may be transmitted to public entities or to third parties, only and exclusively when the purpose is pursued by the User, as required or with their consent.

The SlashRoots Foundation may use cookies when the User browses the website but the latter may configure his/her browser to be notified of the receipt of cookies and, if deemed appropriate, prevent the installation of cookies on his/her device.

 

Withdrawal and suspension of services

The SlashRoots Foundation may withdraw or suspend at any time and without prior notice the provision of services to those Users who fail to comply with the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

 

Duration and termination

The provision of the portal service has an indefinite duration, however, the SlashRoots Foundation is authorised to terminate or suspend, in whole or in part, the provision of the portal service or any of the associated services, when it understands that the conditions are not met for its continuity, through a well-founded act that will be publicised in a general way.

 

Applicable legislation and competent jurisdiction

The present Terms and Conditions are governed in each and every one of its extremes by law, as well as by the jurisdiction and competence of the Jamaican courts.

 

Notifications

All notices and communications from Users to the portal  will be deemed effective for all purposes, when submitted via  the contact options provided on the website. Procedure in case of carrying out activities of an illegal nature

In the event that a User verifies the existence of illicit content in the portal, or the ostensible favouring of activities of the same nature, he/she must inform the owner of the portal through the available means, providing the information and grounds.

Whenever it is considered that there is erroneous, incomplete or outdated content, you can communicate it to the e-mail provided below.

 

Contact

Please direct any questions, comments or concerns to tellyourmp@slashroots.org.