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Terms & Conditions

Using this Website

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) (the “Website”) is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use of this website constitute acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, which take effect from the date of first use. You agree to use the Website for lawful purposes only and in a way that does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, the Website by other users.


Linking to the DCFS Website

Permission is not required to link directly to pages hosted on this Website. Pages must not however be loaded into frames on any other site. The Website pages must load into the user's entire window.


Links to Third-Party Websites

The Cayman Islands Government (CIG) is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

We are not liable for the protection of any information you provide to these websites or any loss or damage suffered as a result of your use of these or any linked websites. Users are advised to read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end-user licences relating to linked websites before using them.


Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test the Website for viruses at all stages of production. Users should ensure that their use of the Website does not expose them to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage their computer systems. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using the Website.



The Website and material relating to Government information, products and services (or to third-party information, products and services), is provided 'as is', without any representation or warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, that the information contained therein will be current, secure, accurate, complete or free from bugs or viruses.

We do not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.

Nothing in this Website constitutes or is meant to constitute advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any matter, you should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.



In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential loss or damage of any kind arising out of access to, or the use of this Website or any information contained in it. This applies whether the loss or damage was foreseeable, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. This includes but is not limited to the loss of income, profits, opportunity, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or reputation, corruption or damage to data or any computer system.


Registering for DCFS Services

If you register for DCFS services you will need to provide additional information to the relevant department. The Website does not store or otherwise process this information.

When you enrol for a service, you may need to provide additional information to uniquely identify yourself as an individual. You may also be required to provide additional information to allow for the successful completion of the service. Any information provided will be processed by the CIG department providing the service in question in accordance with applicable laws and policies.



All materials on this Website, the appearance, organisation and layout of the Website, the underlying software code and the underlying data are subject to the intellectual property rights owned either directly by the Cayman Islands Government or by its licensors.

Material may be downloaded to a file or printer for non-commercial use without requiring specific prior permission. Any other proposed use of the material is subject to the approval of the Director of DCFS. The application should be made to the Director of DCFS Email:

The permission to reproduce material does not extend to any material on this site that is subject to third-party intellectual property rights. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the relevant holder(s) of the intellectual property rights.


Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Cayman Islands. Any dispute which relates to these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Cayman Islands.



These Terms and Conditions contain all the terms of your agreement with us relating to your use of the Website.

Any failure to assert any rights we may have under these Terms and Conditions does not amount to a waiver of our right to assert the same or any other right to any other time or against any other person.

If any Term or Condition is found to be invalid or unenforceable, then the remaining Terms and Conditions will still apply.

We are not liable for failing to comply with these Terms and Conditions for circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

You agree to any changes to the Terms and Conditions if you continue to use the Website after the Terms and Conditions have been updated.

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