We obtain personal information that is needed to provide you with our goods and services. When World Payment Services collects information directly from you, we obtain this personal information in order to provide you with our goods or services, to provide customer service, and to fulfill any legal or regulatory requirements. When we obtain information about merchants from third parties, we use sources that we believe are reputable.
The only personal information we collect is information you provide us. This information may include, for example, your name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number. If you supply us with personal data and request information from us, we will contact you to provide you with the information you requested. We may also contact you to follow up on your job opportunity inquiries, or we may send you other information about World Payment Services and its products or services that we believe you would find interesting or helpful.
For purposes of credit reporting, World Payment Services may share information about you with third parties. We also will disclose information in response to a request issued by a court, government agency, or regulatory authority.
We will inform you about the general uses of the information we collect about you. When we have a direct customer relationship with you, we will strive to make information available to you about the general uses of the information we collect. This information is made available through privacy notices on our Web sites, in other formats that are publicly available or through other means specified by applicable state and federal laws.
We strive to give you choices about how your information will be used. When we obtain personal information as part of our direct relationship with you, we will not share this information with nonaffiliated third parties, except in the following circumstances:
To comply with federal, state and local laws, including credit reporting laws
To combat fraud
To offer products and services that World Payment Services believes may be of interest to you
Since your needs may change and new products and services are continually developed in the credit card processing industry, we may contact you to determine if we can provide you with additional services. Most of our customers appreciate hearing about our new products and services and prefer that we continue to contact them. If you would prefer not to be contacted we will make information available to you about how you may request to have your name removed from any World Payment Services owned marketing lists. You may opt out of any mailings by sending an e-mail to us.
We use appropriate security safeguards. At World Payment Services, security is important. We employ appropriate measures, including advanced technology, to protect personal information collected against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These measures may include, among others, encryption, physical access security and other appropriate technologies. World Payment Services continually reviews and enhances its security systems as necessary.
Our Web sites may be linked to other Web sites. World Payment Services may create links to third-party Web sites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices employed by third-party Web sites that are linked to our Web site. Neither do we control or warrant the utility, merchantability or workmanship of the products or services offered at third-party Web sites.
We strive to maintain our privacy standards. World Payment Services strives to meet our privacy program standards. In doing so, we do the following:
Periodic management review to ensure that World Payment Services actively participates in appropriate privacy activities, including self-regulatory initiatives
World Payment Services, Inc.
Headquarters in Raleigh North Carolina