In all respects this Policy shall be subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act, Chap. 22:04 of the Laws of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago or any statutory modification or re-enactment thereof.
This APS does not collect or store any personal information when payments are transacted. However, in order to access and utilize the APS you are required to submit identifiable information. This may include, but not limited to, the acknowledgement number to be paid. The APS also stores acknowledgement date and acknowledgement total, all of which are classed as non-personal information.
For each visitor to access the site, IPO expressively collects the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic and trends.
Online payments are facilitated through the use of Credit Cards and Debit Cards (VISA and MasterCard). Therefore, the following information is required in order to successfully complete a transaction:
Note that the above information is never stored by us or any of our partners throughout the payment process. Therefore, for every transaction conducted, such information will be required. There is no sign-up process or personal accounts associated with you (the user) and the Intellectual Property Office. Hence, neither of such is required for the purpose of making a payment.
There is a variety of security measures in place that maintains the safety of your personal information. There are two main security measures incorporated:
We do not sell, trade, or transfer to external parties your personal identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties that assist us in processing your online payments, so long as those parties agree to keep such information confidential. Your information is neither stored on our systems nor on any of our third parties affiliates.