Cookie Notice

The Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman, part of the Cayman Islands Government  (“WORC”) respects your privacy and takes care in protecting your personal data. We are a Data Controller and we comply with the Cayman Islands Data Protection Act (2021 Revision) (the “Cayman Islands DPA”, or the “Act”). This Cookie notice (“Cookie Notice”) demonstrates our commitment to ensuring your Personal Data are handled responsibly and applies to WORC websites and portals.  

Our website uses Cookies, in combination with pixels, local storage objects, and similar devices (collectively, "Cookies" unless otherwise noted) to distinguish you from other users of the website.  When you visit WORC websites and portals, we may store small files known as Cookies on your computer, phone, tablet or any other device through your web browser. Information is stored in these text files.  Enabling Cookies may allow for a more tailored browsing experience and is required for certain website functionality. In the majority of cases, a Cookie does not provide us with any of your personal data.

Cookies allow us to: 

  • improve the performance of the website for your convenience;

  • customise your experience on the website;

  • save your settings during and between visits (for example choice of language);

  • improve the speed, safety and security of the website; and

  • continuously improve our website (for example, statistical and qualitative purposes).

We do not use Cookies: 

  • to collect Personal Data (without your consent);

  • to collect Sensitive Personal Data (without your consent);

  • to transfer data to advertising network providers; or

  • for commercial purposes.

Your Consent

For Cookies that are not strictly necessary for our website to operate, such as analytics Cookies, we request your consent before placing them on your device. You can give your consent by clicking on the appropriate button  on the banner displayed to you.

If you do not wish to give consent, or if you wish to withdraw your consent that was previously given, for any Cookies that are not strictly necessary for our website to operate, you can do so by deleting, blocking or disabling Cookies via your internet browser settings. Please note that disabling Cookies may affect the functionality of our website and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the website.

How to delete and block our Cookies or change your Cookie settings

You can block Cookies by activating the setting on your internet browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some Cookies for all websites or specific websites. However, if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Please note that internet browsers allow you to change your Cookie settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.

Types of Cookies we use 

  • Strictly necessary Cookies: Always set as active.  These Cookies are required for users to browse our website and use its features and cannot be switched off in our systems. Your consent is not required to place strictly necessary Cookies on your device. These Cookies are usually only set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. They let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas. Without these Cookies, we cannot provide requested services. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these Cookies. However, if you do block them you may not be able to access or use some features and services on our website. 

  • Performance/ Statistical Cookie: Choice for the user: Ok. These Cookies allow us to count visits, traffic sources (which pages you visited and which links you click on, session length, IP addresses, browser and device information, and demographic data such as estimated age and gender) so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us understand how visitors move around the website and which pages are the most and least popular to visitors. All information collected by these Cookies is aggregated and therefore, anonymous.  If you do not allow these Cookies we will not know when you have visited our website and will not be able to monitor its performance. 

Links to other websites

WORC contains links to other websites. This Cookie Notice only applies to WORC. Websites that we link to, as well as websites that link to our website, are covered by the notices of the Data Controllers that are responsible for those websites. 


This Cookie Notice was last updated on 4 December 2023.