TTAP - Trinidad and Tobago Association of Psychologists

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ASSOCIATION OF PSYCHOLOGISTS

PRIVACY POLICY

The terms “We”, “Us”, “Our”, for the purposes of the following privacy policy, refer to the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Psychologists (also known as TTAP), its creators and/or maintainers. Also, the terms “You”, “Your” for the purposes of the following privacy policy refer to the individual or individuals making use of the TTAP website “www.psychologytt.org”.

Information We Collect About You
When you register to become a member of TTAP, we may request information such as your name, telephone number, email address, postal address, or qualifications etc. By providing your details you enable us to verify your credentials and accurately determine your membership level.

How We Use Your Information
We keep your information on file for ease of reference when making referrals and recommendations on your behalf. Also, details of who our members are, is necessary for record keeping, statistical data and for the management of the integrity of the profession. You have the right to request restrictions on what can be done with your personal data.

Our Legal Requirements
Your information will not be sold without your consent and will only be shared as stated in this Privacy Policy and our Terms & Conditions. We will ensure that this notice of our legal requirements and privacy practices are displayed and easily assessable on various prominent pages of this website. We will adhere to the terms of the current notice.

Disclosures
Section 1: Routine Disclosures
This involves the sharing of personal data as necessary to effectively serve you. For this, we are not required to obtain specific consent or permission from you.

Such instances include:
Payment- Your relevant information may be communicated to facilitate payment for your membership or other opportunities. This can involve either or both, yourself, or any third party who may be paying on your behalf.

Operations- Your personal information may be used to improve the way we provide services. i.e: We may realize a way that our service can be modified or changed to provide you with an even better quality of membership.

Section 2: Mandatory Disclosures
This involves the sharing of information which we are required by law and ethical dictates to divulge. In such instances we are unable to protect the privacy of your personal information.

Such instances include:
To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety of Self or Others- We will share personal information about you to stop a serious threat to your health and safety, and to the health and safety of others to whom you may be deemed a threat.

Law Enforcement- We may have to release personal information if requested by law enforcement officials in the following instances:
a) If ordered by the court.
b) If required to assist in the locating or identification of a suspect, fugitive, material witness, or missing person.

About Our Cookies
A cookie is a small amount of data, that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track traffic flows.

Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. In the latter case, certain personalized services cannot then be provided to that user, and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all our features. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

During the course of any visit to our website, the pages you see, along with a cookie, may be downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things such as finding out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking for the cookie left there from the previous visit.

How Do We Use Cookies?
Information supplied by cookies can help us to provide you with a better user experience. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you and the log files are regularly purged. Please note that we cannot obtain your name, address or personal information through our cookies.

We work with the assumption that every visitor to our website is serious about their privacy and as such we exercise an extremely high level of care in ensuring that your privacy is not violated. For more information on the steps we take to ensure you remain safe on TTAP’s website, please see the details provided on our Privacy and Safety page. Feel free to contact us directly for more information.

Other Uses of Your Information
Service administration - this refers to contact being made with you in relation to the service that you provide.

To contact you regarding suggestions or submissions you made to TTAP.

As with most other websites, IP addresses may be noted with the intention of determining the number of visits from different countries, general location and also to block disruptive visitors.

To evaluate and improve the quality of services offered on www. psychologytt.org (e.g. to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience)

Online Security
Our website is occasionally checked for malware, viruses, trojans and any other malicious code that could be potentially dangerous online. TTAP is not liable for any damages to your device as a result of visiting our website. We may at times use several different types of security software in an effort to ensure you remain safe while on the TTAP website. In addition to the steps we take to keep you secure, we recommend that you always use updated virus protections and a quality firewall when visiting our online space.

Not Satisfied?
If you are dissatisfied with the service you have received from us, please let us know as soon as possible. Your full satisfaction is important to us.
You can either visit our Contact Us page or send us an email at [email protected]

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