Privacy Policy for the Bank of Jamaica

Bank of Jamaica, accessible from, recognises the importance of the privacy of visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy document seeks to outline the types of data  collected from users of the website, the rationale for collection of such data, and the treatment of such data.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

Bank of Jamaica
Nethersole Place
P.O. Box 621, Kingston
Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876) 922-0750
Fax: (876) 922-0854

What User Data We Collect

When you visit the website, we may collect the following data:

  • Your IP address
  • Your contact information and email address

Why We Collect Your Data

We are collecting your data only for these several reasons:

  • To better understand your needs.
  • To improve our services and products.
  • To customise our website according to your online behaviour and personal preferences.

Safeguarding and Securing the Data

We are committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. We will use our best efforts to prevent data theft, unauthorised access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help to secure and safeguard all the information we collect online.

Restricting the Collection of your Personal Data

If you no longer wish for us to continue using personal data collected, you may contact us via email and we will make the necessary adjustments or removal for you.

We will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties, without your permission unless the law permits otherwise.

Log Files

Bank of Jamaica follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and is a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, we use ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimise the users’ experience by customising our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Our Privacy Policy is not applicable to other websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party websites for more detailed information.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collected whilst browsing the site. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.