Last Updated: June 2020

While using the Jamaica Volunteer Programs website, it is essential to know that some data and information about you can be collected and used for the development and improvement of JVP.

By accessing and using our website, it is understood that you have read and agreed to be bound by the conditions of our privacy policy. If you are not in agreement with the terms and conditions of this policy, then it is within your right to discontinue the use of JVP immediately.

What Kind of Data is Collected?

For the necessary processing of volunteer/intern applications, you will be asked to provide specific data that JVP will then process and use to provide the required services. This data includes:

Personal Information – This may include but is not limited to your full name, address, phone number, email address, travel plans, citizenship, emergency contact, travel insurance information, flight details, and photo.

Communication Data – This refers to the information exchanged between both parties (the volunteer and JVP) via communication platforms such as social media and emails.

Digital information (User Data) – This refers to the data collected via our website or other digital platforms, which may include but is not limited to browser data, IP-addresses, traffic data, and user patterns. Where you have subscribed to JVP, for any giveaways, guides, campaigns, or newsletters, then your data may be gathered regarding your user patterns such as which emails are opened, etc.

You can disable this digital information collection feature by disabling cookies. This is done by adjusting your browser settings. However, please note that disabling this feature can affect the functionality of this and other websites. Therefore it is not recommended that you do so.

How Your Data is Collected

Through using the Jamaica Volunteer Programs website, you may be asked or required to enter personal information at different points to receive information or to make an inquiry. This may be done through:

  • Application Form
  • Inquiry Form
  • Contact Us Form
  • Newsletter Subscription
  • Giveaway/Guide Subscription
  • Payment Form (Without any Credit Card Information)
  • MyAccount Section
  • Testimonial Form

Where Your Data is Used

Data collected through JVP may be used in any of the following ways:

  • To gather and provide information relating to our programs;
  • To be used by project coordinators, staff and program operators to organize a program you desire;
  • To maintain contact with you during the planning phase and throughout the entire program;
  • To communicate with you via email and share information of interest to you;
  • To request program feedback after your volunteer/intern experience;
  • For any communication of legal requirement;
  • Your information may be shared, where necessary or as required by law, with the Government or local authorities.

How Long is Your Data Stored?

At Jamaica Volunteer Programs, some data will remain with us always. This includes any testimonial or feedback you may share, photos shared by you or taken by us with your consent, and any data that will be necessary for legal purposes such as parental consent forms and criminal background checks. However, any data stored outside of this will only be kept as long as required to process your application and complete your experience.

Your email address may be stored and added to marketing campaigns where JVP will forward marketing content, which will prove useful to you. In the case where you would like to receive such content no longer, you may unsubscribe from such emails, and your information will be immediately removed.

Payment Processing

Jamaica Volunteer Programs does not store any credit card information from clients. Depending on the selected payment method, you may be required to use your credit card to make a payment, but this process is safe, and the data will not be stored.

JVP My Account

Where you have created an online account with the Jamaica Volunteer Programs website, this would have been done with your own information and password, which you will need to keep safe.

Where is Your Personal Data Stored?

Any information shared by you is done at your own risk but safely stored on our secure servers. However, despite strict measures and security features implemented at JVP, the sharing of information via the internet is never a completely safe process. This means that JVP cannot guarantee 100% security of the data shared to our site, e.g. in the case of hackers, etc.

Access to your Information

You reserve the right to inquire about what information is being stored about you. You can request this information via email at



In any case of third party claims, damages, fines, losses, expenses, etc. arising out of a breach by JVP partners or stakeholders, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Jamaica Volunteer Programs, its directors, team, and employees.

More information

Jamaica Volunteer Programs reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time. For further clarity and more details on how your information is collected, stored, and used, contact us via email at

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