A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to be used each time you submit a query to the Site.
We don’t permit any third parties to advertise on our website but we cannot control advertisers that are allowed by internet service providers to advertise whilst you are browsing on the internet.
We do not collect personally identifiable information about visitors to our website. It is the policy of the Barbados Revenue Authority not to share data collected with third parties.
Types of Cookies used on our website
The cookies we use can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.
A persistent cookie is a data file capable of providing websites with user preferences, settings and information for future visits. Persistent cookies provide convenient and rapid access to familiar objects, which enhances the user experience (UX). A persistent cookie is also known as a stored or permanent cookie. These cookies have an expiration date issued to it by the webserver.
A session cookie contains information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed. This cookie stores information that the user has inputted and tracks the movements of the user within the website. A session cookie is also known as a transient cookie.
Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved. We use third party analytics tools to help us understand how site visitors use our web site. The data consists of items such as total visits or views. We use Google Analytics, more information on Google Analytics can be found here: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/
Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site will not work properly or will not be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.
Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.
Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.
Site Management Cookies
Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.
Third-party cookies may be placed on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
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Control of Cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser’s or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:
Other Data Collection Technologies
In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons and pixel tags on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is a tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.
The Data Privacy Officer
Barbados Revenue Authority
4th Floor Weymouth Corporate Centre
If you are not satisfied with our response to your privacy concern, you may contact the Office of the Revenue Commissioner at firstname.lastname@example.org .