Terms and Conditions of Use

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the usage of the website of the Service Commissions Department of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago:

Accessibility

The Service Commissions Department has developed this website as a channel for the dissemination of information to the public on its processes and activities. By using this web site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. This accessibility statement applies only to this Service Commissions Department website and not to any other site you may link from our pages. The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Modification of these Terms and Conditions

The Service Commissions Department reserves the right to revise these terms and conditions of use at any time without notice.

Use of Website

The Service Commissions Department authorises users to view and download materials from this website only for personal, official and non-commercial use, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original materials or any copies of materials are retained.  Users may not modify the materials on this website in any way, reproduce, publicly display, perform, distribute or otherwise use them or any part of them for public or commercial purpose without the written permission of the Director of Personnel Administration.  The materials contained on this website are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law of Trinidad and Tobago and any unauthorised use will be considered as a violation of the law.

Links to Other Websites

The Service Commissions Department is not responsible for the content or reliability of websites to which it links via its own website, nor does such linkage constitute or imply an endorsement of or subscription to any views expressed within those sites. The Service Commissions Department is not responsible for the availability of any such websites.

Disclaimer

The Service Commissions Department or any of its officers are not liable for any claim(s) arising from the use of the material at this site or from the unauthorised use of this service.  All reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the quality, reliability and accuracy of the information on this website.  The information contained is not comprehensive and despite our effort it may not be accurate, complete, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case and could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. We may delete, add to or amend the information on this website without notice, the Service Commissions Department however does not make any commitment to update the materials.  The Service Commissions Department is not responsible for the content of other websites linked to, or referenced from this website.  Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

The Service Commissions Department will maintain robust antivirus protection for all of its material on the website, but it will not hold itself responsible for any loss, disruption, corruption or damage to data on your computer system as a result of viruses from material that may be accessed and/or downloaded from its website.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THE SERVICE COMMISSIONS DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE IN TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE SUSTAINED BY ANY PERSON OR ENTITY ARISING FROM USE OF INFORMATION FROM THE SITE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, DELAYS, INTERRUPTION, INACCURACIES IN THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE.

Privacy

The Service Commissions Department is dedicated to protecting personal information and will make every reasonable effort to handle collected information appropriately. All information collected, as well as related requests, will be handled as carefully and efficiently as possible in accordance with all applicable laws and jurisdiction of Trinidad and Tobago. Before or at the time of being prompted to provide personal information, we will identify the purpose for which information is being collected.

The site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user’s IP addresses and session information such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognized by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics, which may be used to evaluate use of the site. This policy does not cover links within this site to other websites. We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the site.

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Security

The Service Commissions Department does not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on this site to any third party. Any information provided to the Service Commissions Department by users of this site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy, or in any site-specific policies, or in ways to which you have explicitly consented.  We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.