Effective: January 1, 2016
Last Modified: October 1, 2020
Information We May Collect from You
Personal Data That You Provide Through the Services: When you visit the Site or use the Services, we may collect Personal Data about you when you voluntarily provide such information, including from the following categories and sources:
- Information we receive when you create an account or request services or information from us or companies with whom we have business relationships, or when you complete surveys or polls, such as your name, address, e-mail address and payment or billing information.
- Information to configure your use of the Services.
- Information we collect via APIs which include your transaction activity.
- Information we collect via the Clover App which includes your transaction activity.
- Information we receive when providing technical or customer support for you.
The website is operated in the United States of America (U.S.) and is only intended for use by individuals accessing it from the U.S. If you are located in another jurisdiction, then please be aware that any Personal Data you elect to supply will be transferred from your current location to the U.S. to our servers, offices or and/or to the third parties mentioned in the circumstances described below, and be subject to U.S. laws regarding data privacy and collection, which may be less stringent than or otherwise different from the laws in effect in the country in which you are located. By using this website or by voluntarily providing us with your Personal Data, you acknowledge and agree with your Personal Data being processed and transferred as described above. In order to provide the Services and provide reporting and reconciliation services, we collect information about each transaction processed through the WPS API. This may include customer names, customer identification numbers, and information about items purchased including details about the items and associated costs and taxes. Collectively, this information is known as “Transaction Information”.
Non-Identifiable Data: When you interact with WPS through the Site or Services, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. WPS may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by WPS affiliates, agents or service providers. The Services may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers. It is important to note that no personal Data is available or used in this process.
We also may employ a software technology called beacons or pixel tags that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective and which pages visitors view. These pixels are a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. Like cookies, these pixels are not tied to users’ personally identifiable information.
We also use log files. Information collected in log files may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. We utilize this information to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information is not personally identifiable.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve our users, WPS conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Transaction Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and WPS may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you or any customer personally. Aggregate data is owned exclusively by us, and WPS may disclose aggregated data and user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
We may offer various Internet Chat services, for example, to speak with a support representative. Internet Chat transmissions are encrypted but you should not supply more personal or tax information than is required to address your specific issue. A transcript of the session is generated and retained, and may be used to resolve current and potential future questions or issues.
We retain history of your transaction Data. This information may be used to provide you with reporting for your convenience.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
WPS will not sell (or trade or rent) your Personal Data to anyone for any purpose. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below and in the section above:
We may use service companies on our behalf to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another entity to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
We may disclose your name or testimonials that you provide for advertising or marketing purposes.
We may disclose your information to affiliates or non-affiliated third parties when we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is required by law. This may occur in connection with a court order, legal process, or other judicial, administrative or investigative proceeding that produces a request for information from WPS.
Should we sell, merge or transfer any part of our business, part of that sale may include your personal information. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Collection and use of Children’s Personal Information
Because of the financial nature of the services we provide, we do not market our website to children under the age of 13, nor do we knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete such personal information.
In connection with the promotion or your use of the Services, the Services may enable linking with various third-party services and products (“Third-Party Services”). If you decide to use Third-Party Services, you are responsible for reviewing and understanding the terms and conditions governing any Third-Party Services.
You can visit certain portions of the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain of the Services.
WPS takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via our services from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from our services may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to WPS via the Internet.
Other Terms and Conditions
Your access to and use of our services is subject to the License Agreement for WPS Software and Services at https://www.watchmanpaymentsystems.com.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
Communication with us about Privacy
If you have privacy-related questions that are not addressed here, please contact the Privacy Team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.