Welcome to JC Landings (JCL) e-Tender Website!
This website shall provide the most recent information about tendering opportunities at JCL and shall lists, inter alia, upcoming, current and closed tendering opportunities that have been or are to be provided by JCL.
Register for Pre-Qualification
Upon registering to use this e-Tender website, you will be given the option to receive email notifications when new tender opportunities that match your self-defined profile, are published here.
To participate in the e-Tender Program you must register for pre-qualification.
Use of this Website
The use of this e-Tender website is governed by the Terms and Conditions set out below. These terms and conditions are important and are there for the protection of all stakeholders in JCL‘ tenders process. Please take time to read them carefully. By using this website you will be deemed to have accepted them and that your use is at your own risk.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
(a) The access and use of JC Landings' e-Tender website https://jcl.etenderworld.tt ("the Website") by the Vendor is governed by the Terms and Conditions listed hereunder.
(b) These Terms and Conditions when accepted by the Vendor shall constitute an Agreement between the Vendor and JCL.
(c) The procurement process may include an Invitation to Tender ("ITT"), a Request for Proposal ("RFP"), a Request for Quotation ("RFQ") or an Expression of Interest ("EOI").
(d) All ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs published by JCL on the Website are invitations to treat.
(e) These Terms and Conditions apply to the Vendor‘s and any Assigned Vendor Users‘ access to and use of the Website. The Vendor acknowledges that by an Assigned Vendor User accessing the Website using the user ID and password provided by JCL, the Vendor and Assigned Vendor Users agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
(f) The Vendor shall only use the System to respond to JCL‘ procurement process in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and any specific rules expressed and presented in the Website.
(a) The Website shall enable the Vendor to:-
i. View ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs documentation and information, and
ii. Download ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs documentation and information electronically via the Internet
(b) JCL grants to the Vendor and Assigned Vendor Users access to the System for the purpose of responding to its procurement process, subject to these Terms and Conditions.
(c) JCL may immediately deny access to the System by the Vendor and or one or more Assigned Vendor Users by giving notice to the Vendor if any of the following events occur:
i. the Vendor commits a material breach of any of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions;
ii. the Vendor fails to remedy, or persists in, any breach of any of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions after having been notified by JCL to remedy or desist from such breach within a period of 21 Working Days;
iii. the Vendor has been notified by JCL that it has been suspended, de-listed or otherwise rendered inactive from JCL‘ approved list of pre-qualified Vendors.
(d) Without prejudice to any of JCL‘ other rights, JCL‘ reserves the right to amend and/or suspend access to the System for technical or legal reasons.
(a) Without prejudice to any of JCL‘ other rights, JCL‘reserves the right to amend and/or suspend access to the System for technical or legal reasons.
(b) The Assigned Vendor User‘s access will be activated by JCL following a check and verification of the registration data.
(c) Upon registration of the Vendor and/or Assigned Vendor User, JCL shall assign a user ID and password together with a Digital Certificate to the Vendor with a designated Digital Signature assigned to the Assigned Vendor User, which Digital Signature shall be affixed to such documents as shall be required by JCL when using the System.
(d) User ID and password are strictly personal to the Assigned Vendor User and non-transferable. The Vendor shall ensure that its Assigned Vendor User does not divulge or disclose his/her user ID or password to third parties. In the event that the Vendor or the Assigned Vendor User becomes aware that a user ID and/or password may have been divulged, disclosed or discovered by any third Party, they shall immediately notify JCL HelpDesk at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org during the hours of 8.00 am to 4.00 pm (Trinidad and Tobago time) on Mondays to Fridays, or such other designated point of contact as may be assigned by JCL from time to time.
(e) The Vendor must immediately notify the HelpDesk (to be confirmed by written communication to JCL) in the event that the Assigned Vendor User leaves its employment or no longer requires access to the System. In such case, the Vendor must immediately inform HelpDesk of the new assigned vendor user to act on its behalf for the purpose of utilizing the System and shall provide additional registration data as may be required by JCL. JCL retains the right to deactivate the Assigned Vendor User‘s user Id and password if there has been no access for a period of ninety (90) days.
4. Use of the Website
(a) All responses to ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs must be submitted through the System by the closing date and time as specified in the particular procurement process.
(b) Responses shall be submitted through the System at any time up to the closing date and time as specified on the System for the particular procurement process but Vendors are advised to desist from submitting voluminous and extensive responses too close to the closing date and time in the event of a system malfunction on the Vendor‘s part and or the Vendor‘s server.
(c) Vendors are expected to examine all the file attachments published in the System, which indicate what information and documentation must be provided.
(d) Vendors must provide all of the items of information requested in the procurement process and shall be responsible for the accuracy of all the information and documentation provided to JCL via the use of the Website.
(e) Vendors shall be permitted to submit and upload through the System one (1) single PDF document no larger than 60 Mbs for the particular procurement process.
(f) Incomplete submission of the information requested including the submission of information in file attachments containing viruses that have been advised by the System shall entitle JCL to invalidate or reject the response to the procurement process.
(g) Responses will be opened by JCL in accordance with the opening procedures specified on the System for each procurement process.
(h) Should the Vendor when submitting a bid experience any technical difficulties within the System which are within the control of JCL, Vendors are advised to immediately communicate with HelpDesk at email@example.com.
5. Vendor‘s Obligations
(a) The Vendor shall ensure that all its Assigned Vendor Users comply with these Terms and Conditions.
(b) The The Vendor shall use all reasonable care and skill in performing its obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
(c) The Vendor agrees to grant to JCL a licence to any information and or documentation provided through the use of the Website and procurement process. The Vendor acknowledges and agrees that there will be no royalty or other fees payable by JCL to it, its Assigned Vendor or any third party for this right.
(d) The Vendor shall provide its Assigned Vendor Users with the adequate equipment and software needed to access and use the System.
(e) The Vendor shall provide adequate software to ensure the security of the System and use best endeavours to protect the System from viruses when being accessed and used by its Assigned Vendor Users.
(f) The Vendor agrees that any information and or documentation submitted to the Website shall not in any way be potentially or actually harmful to First Citizensor any third party, where harm includes but is not limited to non-economic loss that shall or may be suffered by JCL.
(g) The Vendor shall use the System for lawful and proper purposes only and shall, in any event, comply with all relevant laws and regulations within Trinidad and Tobago.
(h) In particular, the Vendor agrees that its response to any ITTs, RFPs, EOIsand RFQs, in the procurement process shall not:
i. Be false, inaccurate or misleading, deceptive, threatening or harassing;
ii. Be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items;
iii. Be harmful, obscene, defamatory, illegal, or contain any malicious code, data or set of instructions that intentionally or unintentionally causes harm or subverts the intended function of the Website including but not limited to computer viruses, trojans horses (a program used to capture unsuspecting people‘s log on and passwords), worms, time bombs, cancel bots, easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, modify, delete, detrimentally interfere with, surreptiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
iv. Infringe the rights of others in particular but not limited to those relating to intellectual property rights, copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights, rights of publicity, confidentiality or privacy;
v. Violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to those governing export and import controls, consumer protection, unfair competition, criminal law, antidiscrimination and trade practices / fair trading law;
6. Privacy Statement to be posted on Website
JCL Services Policy on our Commitment to Privacy and Protection of Your Personal Data
· General Information
· What is Personal Data?
· How do we collect your personal information?
· What kind of information do we collect?
· Information collected by 3rd party service providers
· Information, Collection and Use
· Sharing information with 3rd parties
· If you opt to receive communications, how we will contact you
· Site functionality
· How to access and update our information
· How long is person information stored
· Security of your information
· Updating information, Correcting and Deleting Your Personal Data
· Supporting Children’s Privacy
· Complying with and Changing Our Global Privacy and Data Protection Web Site Policy Statement
What is Personal Data?
Personal data means any information that, when used alone or combined with other data, may be used to identify an individual. This includes, but is not limited to, an individual’s first and last name, e-mail address, mailing and/or residential addresses, telephone number, title, birth date, gender, occupation, customer contact information and/or other personal information that may be required in order for us to provide a service you request, or may have requested, at our web sites.
How do we Collect Your Personal Information?
Personal information such as name, email, usernames are collected during account creation and in events of users using our contact forms, live chat support or entering any promotional event via entry forms.
You will be able to browse our web sites anonymously unless you have previously indicated that you wish JCL to remember your login identification and/or password. In some circumstances, we may request you to provide personal data. Your response to such a request is strictly voluntary. JCL uses this personal data to customize your experience on our web sites. We also may use your personal data for other business purposes, such as alerting you to products and services that can assist you in your business, promoting site registration, order processing and online customer service.
When you visit certain JCL web pages, you may need to be registered and create a password in order to login. The use of those web pages, and the downloadable information on such web pages, may be governed by a written agreement between you, and JCL. Unless you request your personal data to be deleted, it may be retained by JCL, pursuant to applicable laws, to: (i) verify compliance with the agreement, (ii) track software and documents you download; or (iii) track page visits and usage of other applications available on the JCL web sites.
We also may receive your personal data from our business partners and suppliers. We intend to use such personal data only if it has been collected in accordance with acceptable privacy practices consistent with the JCL Global Privacy and Data Protection Policies as well as applicable laws.
In general, you can visit our web sites without divulging any personal data. However, there are areas of our web sites that require us to collect personal data to complete the customization functions for which they are designed that may not be available to those individuals who elect not to provide the personal data requested.
What kind of information we collect
Personal details such as Name, email, username, are required for creating account on our sites. Other information such as billing address, home address, VAT ID or phone numbers are optional and limited for generating automated invoices only or for maintaining statistics of interest. All personal information ca be easily updated by users themselves by logging into user panel. IP used for logging into our sites is also recorded.
Information collected by 3rd party service providers
From time to time we employ 3rd parties to provide various services to our site users. For example mail chimp, acymailing for communicating with our users. Anonymized data is collected by analytics services such as google analytics
Purpose of collecting information
· Enable site access and provide services
· Access to download area, support channels and services
· For security, preventing fraud or identity theft
· Fulfil our legal obligations, compliance, regulatory audit and tax compliance as required by law.
· Provide product information on updates, support, fixes and new products or services releases to users.
· Analytic purposes such as by monitoring traffic, usage to optimize our content/placements for better user experience
· Enable user to register for employment
Information Collection and Use of Your Personal Data
When we collect your personal data from you, we will inform you at the time as to the reason we are requesting such personal data. The personal data will be used only for JCL business purposes such as: (i) responding to your requests for products, documentation and/or services; (ii) processing your order or invoice; (iii) conducting a commercial transaction; (iv) corresponding with you and/or your company; (v) enabling your subscription or event registration; (vii) sending direct marketing information; and/or (viii) performing market research. We will also use your personal data to personalize the content you review and to better understand how you use the web sites in order to improve the services JCL provides as well as the web site information.
In specific cases, JCL may request your direct consent to use your personal data by providing an “opt-in” and/or “opt-out” checkbox in information fields before your personal data can be used for any additional purposes to that for which your consent has been or is given.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data to Third Parties
If you elect to provide us with personal data, we may transfer that personal data within the JCL entities or to JCL affiliated third parties or business partners. Your personal data may be transferred within your country and/or across borders from your country of residence or jurisdiction to JCL entities, affiliated third parties and/or business partners in other countries around the world so that such JCL entities, affiliated third parties and/or business partners may provide services and other operations required to transact business with you. Such personal data may include, but is not limited to, account information, credit card information and ordering/invoicing information.
In addition, JCL may share your personal data (with the exception of account, credit card, and ordering information) with other JCL business partners who may desire to alert you to new products and services to improve your competitive edge, and only in cases where we believe your business interests will be served. JCL will share your personal data with its business partners only if you have provided us with your consent to do so. If you do not want to receive marketing materials from any of our business partners, please do not provide contact information via the Internet, or let them know directly that you wish to be removed from their contact list.
JCL works with certain companies that deliver JCL advertising and undertake surveys on behalf of JCL. These companies may collect information to help us determine which products, services and offerings are of most interest to our current and future customers. Unless you have given your consent, implicitly or explicitly, the information collected is not identifiable at an individual level. However, it may be identifiable at a company level, with or without your consent, or aggregated at an anonymous level to provide us with general statistics and trends.
In the event that JCL sells a part or parts of its business, the personal data that we have collected could be transferred to the acquiring company unless you instruct JCL not to do so in writing.
JCL reserves the right to share your personal data to respond to information requests by duly authorized governmental authorities and subject to applicable laws. JCLreserves the right to share our entire database of employees, visitors, vendors and customers with the appropriate governmental authorities duly authorized by applicable laws.
If you opt to receive communications, how we will contact you
Email: With your permission, JCL and its subsidiaries will send your communications, including informative emails/newsletters about products and services. These communications provide you with special offers that may be of interest to you. JCL and its subsidiaries employs a third-party program of outbound email technology to send email from our servers and does not collect information about you but does collect requests to unsubscribe.
Cookies: A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. You may still use our site if you reject the cookie. These files are used for site registration and customization for the next time you visit us. It identifies you to a web site when you revisit to load your preferences and track the pages you visit. If your browser is set up to automatically accept cookies, your browser will add this text in a small file to your hard drive. By not accepting cookies, you may have to manually input user IDs and passwords to access certain information on this web site, and some pages may not fully function. Please note that the only personal data held in a cookie is personal data you have provided to JCL online.
Domain Information: JCL also collects domain information as a part of our analysis of the use of our web sites. This data enables us to become more familiar with the individuals who visit our web sites and pages, how often they visit, and what parts of the web sites they visit most often. JCL uses this information to improve our web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.
Securing Your Information
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to (i) prevent unauthorized access to your personal data, (ii) maintain personal data accuracy, (iii) ensure correct use of information, and (iv) Safeguard and secure your personal data we collect online.
Please take note of the following to ensure the security of your personal data and other confidential information you may provide online:
· You should be aware that when you disclose personal data or other confidential information in discussion forums, blogs or chat rooms, such personal data or other confidential information is accessible to and collectable by others who are present or who may have access to the forum, blog or chat room.
· JCL advises you to protect yourself against unauthorized access to your computer and disclosure of your JCL password. If you believe that your password has been compromised, you should immediately change your password.
· If you believe there has been a security breach at JCL involving your personal data, please contact JCL at the address provided on the web site.
Supporting Children’s Privacy
JCL web sites do not target, and are not intended to attract, children under the age of 13. JCL does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 13 or send requests to children for personal data.
Updating information, Correcting and Deleting Your Personal Data
JCL wants to ensure that any personal data you provide remains accurate. If you have changes to your personal data, you can review and update your personal data after logging onto the web site with your user name and password. You can correct errors in your personal data by sending us a request and pointing out the error. To protect your privacy and secure your personal data, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making the corrections.
For deletion of account, you can proceed to the GDPR section and submit a request for deletion. Such requests will be processed within 72 hours. Please note that we will retain some of your personal information as required by law for legal, tax, fraud detection and audit purposes especially if you have entered into commercial contract by purchasing goods from our sites.
How long is personal information stored?
JCL does not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations. Transactional information (purchase record) is stored permanently for legal, audit and tax purposes. When a delete request is made and approved, JCL would remove all personal information from its sites, 3rd party services, newsletters or chat systems.
We value your opinions and feedback. If you have any questions or comments about our Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement, please send them to us.
Complying with and changing Our Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement
The JCL Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement was last updated on 05 June 2018. JCL utilizes the self-assessment approach to assure our continuing compliance with our Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement. From time to time, JCL verifies that the policy statement is accurate and in line with applicable laws, comprehensive for the information intended to be covered, prominently displayed, completely implemented, and in conformity with the EU GDPR 2016/679 Regulations and applicable laws in Trinidad and Tobago.
JCL reserves the right to make changes to this policy statement from time to time without notice to you. We recommend that all visitors and users of this web site re-visit the JCL Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement page occasionally to learn of any new privacy practices or changes to our policy. Your continued use of the JCL web sites indicates your acknowledgement and/or acceptance of any changes to the JCL Global Privacy and Data Protection Policy Statement.