Privacy Policy

Protecting your personal privacy is important to the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (“we”, “us”, or “CIDOT”). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to help you understand how CIDOT collects, uses, and safeguards the information you provide to us. This Privacy Policy is solely applicable for the website located at (the “Website”).

By using or accessing the Website, you signify your agreement to be bound by this Privacy Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE.

Personally Identifiable Information That We Collect

CIDOT will not collect personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.  The personally identifiable information which you may provide to us could include your complete name, e-mail address, phone number and postal address for purposes such as corresponding with us, brochure requests, newsletter sign-up, posting a blog comment, entering a sweepstakes, or participating in an online survey.

Non-Personal or Aggregate Information That We Collect

When you access the Website, we may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information from you, such as your IP address, type of computer and operating system, web pages viewed, browser type, referring service, usage and browsing habits on the Website and similar data. We may also aggregate demographic information collected from our users (such as the number of users in a particular state) in a manner which does not identify any one individual.

Information Use

We will only use your personally identifiable information as described below, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, either at the time the personally identifiable information is collected from you or through some other form of consent from you or notification to you:

  • We may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your inquires or requests.
  • We may use your personally identifiable information to send you brochures, newsletters and emails from time to time, but we will not provide your personally identifiable information to third parties for them to contact you directly unless otherwise permitted by this Privacy Policy or you provide your consent.
  • We may permit our vendors and subcontractors to access your personally identifiable information, but they are only permitted to do so in connection with performing services for us.  They are not authorized by us to use the information for their own benefit.
  • We may disclose personally identifiable information as required by law or legal process.
  • We may disclose personally identifiable information to investigate suspected fraud, harassment or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for our services or our sponsors.
  • We may transfer your personally identifiable information in connection with the sale or merger or change of control of CIDOT or the division responsible for the services with which your personally identifiable information is associated.

Non-personally identifiable or aggregate information may be shared with any number of parties, provided that such information shall not specifically identify you.

Information Storage

Information may be transmitted to and stored in the United States, England, France, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Canada, the Cayman Islands and/or India and, by using the Website, you consent to information being transmitted to and form and stored in such locations.


“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a service for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that service. Many services use cookies for these purposes.  We may use cookies (and similar items such as clear gifs, web beacons, tags, etc.) on the Website to customize your visit and for other purposes to make your visit more convenient or to enable us to enhance our service. For example, we may use cookies to allow easier access to your specific country of origin on the global landing page of the Website. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or flush them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use the Website, but it may interfere with some of its functionality. Cookies and similar items are not used by us to automatically retrieve personally identifiable information from your computer without your knowledge.


The security of your personally identifiable information is very important to us. When we collect your personally identifiable information online or offline, we use reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access.  However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers and your use of the Website demonstrates your assumption of this risk.

Your Disclosures in Blogs and Other Social Media

You should be aware that personally identifiable information which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a publicly accessible blog, social media platform or otherwise may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions.  We are unable to control such uses of your personally identifiable information, and by using such services you assume the risk that the personally identifiable information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.


We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.  When we become aware that personally identifiable information from a child under 13 has been collected without such child’s parent or guardian’s consent, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Other Services

As a convenience to you, we may provide links to third-party services from within the Website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites.  When you link away from our Website, you do so at your own risk.

This site uses Google’s web analytics service; ‘Google Analytics’. Google may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as text you type in this website. This site does not use Google to collect any personally identifiable information entered in this website. Google does not track your browsing habits across web sites which do not use Google services. For more information see Privacy Policy for Information Collected by the Google Analytics. We are using the information collected by Google service to enhance our website and provide a better use of service to our visitors.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time.  However, if at any time in the future we plan to use personally identifiable information in a way that materially differs from this Privacy Policy, including sharing such information with more third parties, we will post such changes here and provide you the opportunity to opt-out of such differing uses. To opt-out email  Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept such changes.

Discontinue Receiving Communications

Unsubscribe or opt-out requests may be sent to us at and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt.  In addition, you may request to discontinue receiving communications from us by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails. However, we are not responsible for removing your personally identifiable information from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy or your consent.  You should contact such third parties directly.

Website Terms of Use

Use of the Website is governed by and subject to the Terms of Use.  This Privacy Policy is incorporated into such Terms of Use.  Your use or access of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE.

Contact Information

Should you have any questions, you may contact us at

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 30 March 2016


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