YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
‘Personal Information’ is defined as information or an opinion relating to an individual which is reasonably identifiable, whether the information is true or not; and whether the information is recorded in a material form or not. Personal information held by us may include your name, address and occupation, your telephone or mobile phone numbers and email address.
Financial information such as credit card number and expiry date will be handled by our payment provider PayPal.
If you have a concern about any of our TOS’s or Policies do not use our websites or services.
Uses of Information
Your personal information may be used to:
∙ verify your identity;
∙ assist you to subscribe or register to our services;
∙ fulfill your requests and communicate with you;
∙ operate, support and improve our sites, products and services;
∙ conduct internal research;
∙ personalize the content, products, services and advertisements offered to you;
∙ provide the services you require;
∙ administer and manage those services, including charging, billing and collecting debts;
∙ conduct appropriate checks for credit-worthiness and for fraud;
∙ develop our services;
∙ gain an understanding of your information and communication needs in order for us to provide you with a better service; and
∙ maintain and develop our business systems and infrastructure, including testing and upgrading of these
Also, your personal information is collected so that we, our related bodies and our re-sellers can promote and market services to you (including by way of direct mail, telemarketing, email, SMS and MMS messages). This is to keep you informed of products, services and special offers and may continue after you cease acquiring services from us. Caribbean Barrister will take all reasonable precautions to ensure the personal information it has collected from an individual remains correct and accurate.
Caribbean Barrister takes reasonable steps to protect personal information held from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
WHEN WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
In order to deliver the services you require, we may disclose your personal information to organizations outside of Caribbean Barrister or provided by you to verify your identity. Your personal information is disclosed to these organizations only in relation to us providing our services to you.
These organizations carry out our:
∙ customer enquiries;
∙ verification services;
∙ mailing operations;
∙ billing and debt-recovery functions;
∙ information technology services;
∙ installation, maintenance and repair services;
∙ marketing, services;
∙ market research; and
∙ website usage analysis.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that these organizations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information to:
∙ your authorized representatives or your legal advisers;
∙ credit-reporting and fraud-checking agencies;
∙ credit providers (for credit related purposes such as credit-worthiness, credit rating, credit provision and financing);
∙ our resellers;
∙ our related companies;
∙ our professional advisers, including our accountants, auditors and lawyers;
∙ our authors and information service providers (for example, if you obtain services from other providers, we may need to disclose your personal information for billing purposes);
∙ government and regulatory authorities and other organizations, as required or authorized by law; and
∙ organizations who manage our business and corporate strategies, including those involved in a transfer/sale of all or part of our assets or business (including accounts and trade receivables) and those involved in managing our corporate risk and funding functions (e.g. securitization).
HELP US TO ENSURE WE HOLD ACCURATE INFORMATION
We take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date. However, the accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information you provide. That’s why we recommend that you:
∙ let us know if there are any errors in your personal information; and
∙ keep us up-to-date with changes to your personal information such as your name or address. If you are registered to use one or more of our online products or services, you may update your personal details by using the relevant facility on our websites.
COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE
Caribbean Barrister may use ’cookies’ on its websites. Cookies are an industry standard and most major websites use them. A cookie is a small text file that our websites may place on your computer. Usually, cookies are used as a means for Caribbean Barristers’ websites to remember your preferences. As such, cookies are designed to improve your experience of Caribbean Barristers’ websites.
In some cases, cookies may collect and store personal information about you. Caribbean Barrister extends the same privacy protection to your personal information, whether gathered via cookies or from other sources. You can adjust your Internet browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used. However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas of our websites or take advantage of the improved website experience that cookies offer.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”. Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
Caribbean Barrister also collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. IP addresses are assigned to computers on the internet to uniquely identify them within the global network. Caribbean Barrister collects and manages IP addresses as part of the service of providing internet session management and for security purposes.
UPDATING OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT
This Privacy Statement may be updated from time to time so we recommend you review the information.