Welcome to the e-Tender Website of the eTecK Evolving Tecknologies and Enterprise Development Company Limited (eTECK).
This website shall provide the most recent information about tendering opportunities at eTECK and shall lists, inter alia, upcoming, current and closed tendering opportunities that have been or are to be provided by eTECK.
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 eTECK‘ 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
The access and use of eTecK Evolving Tecknologies and Enterprise Development Company Limited e-Tender website https://eTECK.etenderworld.tt ("the Website") by the Vendor is governed by the Terms and Conditions listed hereunder.
These Terms and Conditions when accepted by the Vendor shall constitute an Agreement between the Vendor and eTECK.
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").
All ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs published by eTECK on the Website are invitations to treat.
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 eTECK, the Vendor and Assigned Vendor Users agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
The Vendor shall only use the System to respond to eTECK‘ procurement process in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and any specific rules expressed and presented in the Website.
The Website shall enable the Vendor to:-
View ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs documentation and information, and
Download ITTs, RFPs, EOIs and RFQs documentation and information electronically via the Internet
eTECK 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.
eTECK 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:
the Vendor commits a material breach of any of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions;
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 eTECK to remedy or desist from such breach within a period of 21 Working Days;
the Vendor has been notified by eTECK that it has been suspended, de-listed or otherwise rendered inactive from eTECK‘ approved list of pre-qualified Vendors.
Without prejudice to any of eTECK‘ other rights, eTECK‘ reserves the right to amend and/or suspend access to the System for technical or legal reasons.
Without prejudice to any of eTECK‘ other rights, eTECK‘reserves the right to amend and/or suspend access to the System for technical or legal reasons.
The Assigned Vendor User‘s access will be activated by eTECK following a check and verification of the registration data.
Upon registration of the Vendor and/or Assigned Vendor User, eTECK 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 eTECK when using the System.
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 eTECK 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 eTECK from time to time.
The Vendor must immediately notify the HelpDesk (to be confirmed by written communication to eTECK) 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 eTECK. eTECK 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.
Use of the Website
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.
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.
Vendors are expected to examine all the file attachments published in the System, which indicate what information and documentation must be provided.
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 eTECK via the use of the Website.
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.
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 eTECK to invalidate or reject the response to the procurement process.
Responses will be opened by eTECK in accordance with the opening procedures specified on the System for each procurement process.
Should the Vendor when submitting a bid
experience any technical difficulties within the System which are within the control of eTECK, Vendors are advised to immediately communicate
with HelpDesk at email@example.com.
The Vendor shall ensure that all its Assigned Vendor Users comply with these Terms and Conditions.
The Vendor shall use all reasonable care and skill in performing its obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
The Vendor agrees to grant to eTECK 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 eTECK to it, its Assigned Vendor or any third party for this right.
The Vendor shall provide its Assigned Vendor Users with the adequate equipment and software needed to access and use the System.
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
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 eTECK.
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.
In particular, the Vendor agrees that its response to any ITTs, RFPs, EOIsand RFQs, in the procurement process shall not:
Be false, inaccurate or misleading, deceptive,
threatening or harassing;
Be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit
or stolen items;
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;
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;
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;