SCOPE OF THE PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy applies to the Website owned and operated by the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago and its historic sites, including but not limited to, Nelson Island and Banwari Trace Archaeological Site. This Privacy Policy states the National Trust’s policy with regard to the personal identifiable information you provide. The National Trust is committed to honouring the privacy preferences of members of the public that visit our Website. Our intention through the Website is to provide information that will help people learn about, experience historic places and help build better communities. In the course of providing these online services, information may be exchanged between the National Trust, servers, online users and their browsers. In order to access certain materials on the Website you may be asked to provide your name, address, and/or other information. It is your decision to provide this information. We will only use this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Please be advised that you may opt out of receiving certain information from the National Trust as provided herein. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Website.  

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED

The National Trust has a strong commitment to internet privacy. We provide choices to the consumer in deciding when and how to provide different categories of personally identifiable information. In general, when you visit the Website and access information, we do not require you to register or provide personal identifiable information to us. However, there are occasions when we will ask for additional information. For example, you may be required to register your name and e-mail address or other necessary information in order to enter certain member-only areas of the Website. You may also be required to register your name and e-mail address and provide other information if you wish to receive e-newsletters, event information, participate in special initiatives or in surveys or contests. It is your choice to provide such information, and you may opt out from receiving any of this type of information in the future. Personally identifiable information, such as your name, physical address, e-mail address, phone number and credit card information will be collected if you wish to become a member of the National Trust online, make purchases online, receive e-newsletters, or make online donations. Please be advised that we will never share your credit card information, nor will we ever share your e-mail address or other personal identifiable information provided unless otherwise authorized by you or as stated in this Privacy Policy.  

WEBPAGE SHARING   

If a user elects to share pages from our Website with friends, colleagues or on social media sites, we ask for the recipient’s name and e-mail address. The National Trust will automatically send the recipient a one-time message inviting them to visit the Website. The National Trust uses the recipient’s information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time e-mail, and the recipient information is not retained.  

PERSONALLY INDENTIFIABLE INFORAMTION CONTAINED IN USER CONTENT

Some sections of our Website may allow users to post or transmit messages, comments, screen names, computer files and other materials. We encourage your thoughts, stories, photos, but be advised that any content you submit to the Website will not be returned to you and may be used by the National Trust in any manner we see fit, including reprinting it in full or in a modified version on our Website or elsewhere or using elements of in on our Website. You will not be entitled to remuneration for any use of your content by the National Trust. You are solely responsible for the content you transmit on the Website. The National Trust is not obligated to monitor such transmissions, and therefore cannot be responsible for any personally identifiable information or other information that may be contained in such transmissions. You agree not to transmit through the Website any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, or harmful material of any kind or nature.  

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PRIVACY CHOICES

If you provide the National Trust with your personal identifiable information, we will not share that information with other organizations, unless you have otherwise authorized us to do so or as stated in this Privacy Policy. If you provide your personal identifiable information on a public forum (e.g. a blog) the National Trust is not responsible for monitoring these transmissions and cannot be responsible for the information contained in such transmissions.  

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES 

We may provide links to third party websites existing outside the National Trust. Since we do not control the content or functionality of these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policy posted on third party websites. Any link from the National Trust’s Website to a third party website does not denote an affiliation with the website or an endorsement of its viewpoint(s) or mission(s).  

CO-BRANDED PARTNERS

From time to time the National Trust may offer certain promotions, or activities on our Website that may be co-sponsored or co-branded by partners, such as purchasing products or services, advocacy campaigns, contests, games or other programs sponsored in whole or in part by our partners, which will be subject to their own terms and conditions. At the time of engagement, you will be offered an opportunity to choose to authorize the National Trust to share your information with our partners so you may receive information from them. We do not control the privacy practices or terms and conditions of our co-branded partners; therefore you should review their privacy policy before you choose to access their products and services.  

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING

We use third party advertising companies to service ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, e-mail or telephone number) about your visits to the Website in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.  

SECURITY OF YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION

All information provided to the National Trust is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt or scramble data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on secure portions of our Website that are only accessible by certain qualified employees of the National Trust. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.  

COMPLIANCE WITH THE CHILDREN’S ACT, 2012

The Website covered by this Privacy Policy does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of 18. The Website is not directed to, nor do they have knowledge of visitors under the age of 18. We are committed to protecting children’s privacy and we will monitor our Website and their users to make sure that their privacy is protected. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personal identifiable information we will delete that information from our systems. We are unable to reply to information requests from children under the age of 18, if so identified. A parent or guardian must initiate the requests from children under the age of 13 on their behalf. If we begin marketing to children online and we are aware that those children are under the age of 18, the National Trust will take steps to fully comply with the Laws of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.  

SPAM

The National Trust complies fully with the Controlling the Assault on Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003 (CAN-SPAM Act). To this end, the National Trust ALWAYS provides recipients of e-mail marketing and e-newsletters a clear mechanism to opt-out of receiving information in the future and honours any such requests promptly. ALWAYS provides accurate header and subject line information prior to sending e-mails. The National Trust commits to sending only e-mails with specific subject lines and a clear delineation from whom the e-mail was sent. ALWAYS provide the National Trust’s physical address within the body of all our e-mail messages. The National Trust welcomes comments on this Privacy Policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal identifiable information and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure. If you have any questions or wish to opt-out, please contact us via email, phone or mail at:   The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago 68-70 Sackville Street, Sterling Building Port of Spain nationaltrust.tt@gmail.com (868) 225- 4750 or (868) 277-6105   Opt-out requests should include “opt-out” in the e-mail or letter subject line. Any information you provide to us is covered under this Privacy Policy.  

UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You can help the National Trust ensure the accuracy of your information. If you have any changes to your physical address, title, e-mail, name or phone number, please: Update your profile online if you are registered with the National Trust. Submit an address change request if you are not already registered.  

CHANGES IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY 

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your personally identifiable information will be posted online. You are bound by such revisions and should therefore visit the page to review the current terms from time to time. Your continued use of the Website constitutes an affirmative acknowledgment by you of the terms and modifications and your agreement to abide and be bound by the terms modified.