Privacy Policy for the Information Gateway Online Reporter (“IGOR”)

This is the privacy policy of the States of Guernsey IGOR site igov.gov.gg which shall include, without limitation, the home page, and all other pages under the same domain name, and all content thereon (the “Site”) as provided by States of Guernsey, (“Guernsey” or “we”).

Collecting Information

This Site may request and collect certain personally identifiable information, including but not restricted to: name, address, phone number and e-mail address through various means, such as, registration, surveys, questions, comments and communications to the Site, if any. All such personal information is processed in accordance with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2001.

“Cookies” are pieces of information that are placed on an individual's computer hard drive to enable the individual to more easily communicate and interact with the Site. We may use cookies to customize your experience on the Site. We may also use cookies to record how many times a user has visited our Site and what pages the user has accessed. You may, however, disallow receiving cookies at any time through your web browser. It is not our intention to use cookies to retrieve information that is unrelated to our Site or your interaction with our Site.

IP Address

We may collect your IP (Internet Protocol) address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Site. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. This information does not contain any personally identifiable information about you. Your IP address is also used to help identify you during a particular session and to gather broad demographic data.

Usage

The States of Guernsey and its affiliates use information collected on and through this Site to comply with the purpose for which such information was collected. The information collected on and through the Site may be used to send you information about updates to our Site.

The States of Guernsey may make information concerning users of the Site available to law enforcement personnel and agencies and authorised agencies when required to do so by any enactment, convention or instrument imposing an international obligation [on the States]. The content of any reports made under an international agreement are, however, covered under the confidentiality clause of the relevant agreement.

By providing any personal information to this Site, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the transfer of such personal information to, and the collection and processing of such personal information in Guernsey.

If you are supplying information to this Site for the purpose of submitting reports in accordance with the Income Tax (Approved International Agreements) (Implementation) (United Kingdom and United States of America) Regulations, 2014 or other approved regulations for the purpose of an international agreement, the information that you supply is collected, processed and securely transmitted in accordance with the relevant international agreement. The information that you supply will only be collected for these statutory purposes and will be collected and processed in a confidential and secure manner.

This Site may contain links or references to other Web sites outside of our control. Please be aware that we have no control over these sites and our privacy policy does not apply to these sites.

Your Acceptance of this Policy

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time so visitors are encouraged to review this policy from time to time. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes.