Privacy Policy


This website is operated by the Department of Economic Development and Commerce (hereinafter DDEC). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By accessing this website ("site") and any of its pages, you agree to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the following terms and conditions, do not access this site or any of its pages. 

Use of Information and Materials

The information and materials offered on these pages, as well as the terms, conditions and descriptions contained herein, are subject to periodic changes without prior notice. All material and information on this site is provided with the understanding that DDEC is not engaged in providing legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice and / or service.

As such, this site should not be used as a substitute for consulting with professional accounting, financial, legal or tax advisers or other competent consultants. Although we have made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this site was obtained from reliable sources, DDEC is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information and materials. Therefore, the use of information and materials contained in this site is the sole and exclusive responsibility of the user.

Submitted Information

All information and materials submitted to DDEC through this site will be deemed and remain the property of DDEC. Furthermore, DDEC may use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, knowledge or techniques contained in the information provided by DDEC through this site. DDEC will not be subject to any obligation of confidentiality in relation to the information submitted, unless it has been agreed by DDEC, having a direct relationship with the client or has been specifically agreed by the parties or required by law.

No warranty

The information and materials contained or accessed on or through this site, including, but not limited to text, graphics, links or other articles are provided "as is", "as available", without any warranty, and whether express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. DDEC does not guarantee the accuracy, conciliation, or completeness of this information and materials, and expressly disclaims all responsibility for errors or omissions in the information and materials.

Limit of Liability

DDEC shall not be liable for any type of damage, including, without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising in connection with this site or its use or the impossibility of use by any party, or in related to any failure in performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure, even when DDEC or its representatives are advised of the possibility of such damages , losses or expenses, and in any theory of liability, arising out of or in relation to the use or performance of this information and materials. Links and other resources on the Internet are at your own risk; the content, accuracy, opinions expressed and other links provided by these resources are not investigated,verified, monitored, recommended or endorsed by DDEC.


DDEC operates and controls this site from its offices in Puerto Rico. DDEC makes no representation that the information and materials on this site are appropriate for use in any other jurisdiction.

Applicable Law

Access to, and use of, the information and materials on this site and these terms are governed by and will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Government of Puerto Rico.


In the event that any provision of these terms is unenforceable or declared void by a competent court, it will not affect the validity or applicability of the remaining provisions and it will be replaced by an applicable provision that is closer to the intention underlying the provision unenforceable.

No endorsements

Reference to any company, business, or person on this website does not constitute, nor shall it be construed to imply, an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by DDEC and / or any entity of the Government of Puerto Rico.