Privacy Policy

CaribPay (Bahamas) Ltd. and its affiliates (“Kanoo”, “we”, “us” or “our”) are committed to the safety and protection of your personal information and respect your privacy.  This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use) sets out how and why Kanoo collects, processes, stores, and shares your personal information.  

What personal information may be collected?

You may provide us with different types of Personal Information using the Kanoo Platform or through our website, including:

  1. Personal identification information, such as your name, date of birth, e-mail address, land/mobile telephone numbers, your address, gender, and age;
  2. Photographs of your face;
  3. Video footage identifying you;
  4. Details from your identity documents (such as passport, driver’s license, national Insurance), number of the document, date of issue, expiration, photographic identification, address, security indicators, etc.;
  5. Your IP address, Browser and Operating System information, geolocation details;
  6. Your banking details including account numbers, credit card, and payment card data;
  7. Your purchasing activity, product preferences, reasons for purchasing, trades and lifestyle; 
  8. Information on your sources of funds; and
  9. Other information you provide us when contacting any Kanoo Team Members, or when you otherwise interact with us.

We will process or use your Personal Information only for the purpose(s) of providing to you the service(s) that you request that we provide to you, to comply with any legal requirements arising from regulatory obligations that arise from providing you the service(s) and our legitimate business interest.

Based on our legal requirements and legitimate business interest, we may request other documents to verify your identity and the sources of your funds for the purposes of money laundering and fraud prevention. 

Once we collect your Personal Information, we may use it for the following purposes:

  1. To allow you to open and use an Account on the Kanoo Platform;
  2. To enable you to complete Transactions on the Kanoo Platform;
  3. To reply to any of your queries;
  4. To contact you via email or calls;
  5. To ensure the security of your Account;
  6. To analyze the use and access of our website(s);
  7. To comply with any required regulatory purposes such as tax, prevention of Money Laundering, prevention of Fraud, adherence to Company statistical reporting obligations, etc.;
  8. To provide you with information about products and promotions that may be of interest to you, from ourselves and third parties as specified by you; and
  9. For data analytics and market research on an anonymous basis, unless consented to by you otherwise.

Information that is Collected Automatically

We may use cookies and other technology to automatically collect information about you and your interactions with us and the use of our Kanoo Platform, as well as information from your computer systems or mobile devices.  We may collect service and performance-related information, which may include your activity, log files, crash information, diagnostic data, IP addresses, your internet service provider, type and version of your operating system, date and time of your visit or interaction, device location information and other reports.

Information Collected from Third Parties

Occasionally, we may receive data and personal information about you from third parties.  The information collected from third parties will vary depending on the nature of the interaction and services provided to you.  We will protect this information in accordance with the practices set out in this Privacy Policy, and in accordance with any additional requirements imposed by the source of the data or information.  The information collected from third parties may be linked and or combined with any information about you that we have collected while using the Kanoo Platform.

How we use your Personal Information?

We use your Personal Information for our business purposes to provide us with the ability to operate, improve, analyze, support, customize, and administer our services and marketing activities.  We process your registration, your orders, your transactions, your payments, your messages, and to communicate with you regarding these and other topics. We will allow you and third parties to communicate with one another. We will identify, prohibit, and review suspicious transactions and any potentially prohibited or illegal activities.

How we Share your Personal Information?

For Kanoo to provide its services to you, we may share some of your Personal Information with trusted third parties.  This includes:

  1. Our affiliates, agents, representatives or contractors;
  2. Commercial banks and financial institutions;
  3. Our service providers providing software for identification verification purposes;
  4. Law enforcement or public authorities to prevent or detect criminal or fraudulent activities, or to fulfill a legal or regulatory obligation (In certain instances, we may not be able to inform you of such sharing of your Personal Information due to legal requirements);
  5. Central Bank of the Bahamas; and
  6. Complying with a court order and to enforce or protect our legal rights.

Any third party who is a party to the sharing of your Personal Information will be required to protect your Personal Information and use it only for the intended purpose of providing services to you unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

How are Children Protected?

Kanoo does not knowingly solicit or collect or use any Personal Information from children younger than the age of 13 years of age through our mobile application or our website(s).  Children under the age of 13 are not knowingly allowed to order our products, engage our merchants, communicate with us, or use any of our online or mobile applications. If you are a parent or guardian and are alerted to the fact that your child has engaged the Kanoo Platform, please take steps to immediately contact Kanoo using the methods outlined below so that appropriate steps can be taken to address this matter.

What are Your Rights?

You have the right to view and access your Personal Information and to make any correction, update any information and block or require the removal of any inaccurate or incorrect information by correcting and/or removing the information yourself or contacting Kanoo directly via email in the manner indicated in this Privacy Policy.  To make requests, or if you have questions concerning our Privacy Policy, please submit your communication to support@kanoopays.com.

We will make every effort to respond to requests; however, we reserve the right to reject any unreasonable, extremely impractical or disproportionately technical requests, or requests which might expose us to operational or legal risks.  We will also retain any and all Personal Information for the time period(s) required or mandated by applicable laws and regulations, to resolve disputes, when pursuing legitimate business interests, performing audits and to protect or enforce our rights.

Assignment, Change of Control and Transfer 

All of our rights and obligations under our Privacy Policy are freely assignable by us to any of our affiliates, in connection with a merger, acquisition, restructuring, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise, and we may transfer your information to any of our affiliates, successor entities, or new owner.

International Operations

You acknowledge and agree to our information policies, practices and procedures, including the collection, use, processing and sharing of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy, including the transfer of your Personal Information to the United States and other countries internationally where we have facilities, service providers, contractors, partners.  Further, you acknowledge that the laws, regulations, and standards of the country where your information is shared or processed may be materially different from those of your own country.

How do we Protect your Personal Information?

We take the protection and security of your Personal Information very seriously.  The Personal Information that you provide to Kanoo is stored securely on our internal and third-party servers.  We take steps to ensure that the policies, procedures, strategies, controls, and measures we have undertaken will keep your Personal Information and data safe and secure.  We employ encryption technology and other protection technologies to safeguard our data. We ensure that your Personal Information is only accessible by trained, responsible personnel who have a specific need to carry out their responsibilities.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

From time to time, this Privacy Policy may be amended, revised, modified, updated, or changed in whole or in part as we respond to changing legal, regulatory, or operational changes or requirements.  If our Privacy Policy changes, we will take the appropriate steps to provide you with notice of such changes using our website(s) or mobile application. By using our website(s) or mobile application, you agree to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy as stated herein as at the time you use them.  We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy from time to time to stay up to date.

How to Contact Us?

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us:

Mailing Address

CaribPay (Bahamas) Ltd.
Suite #7 Millennium Mall
West Atlantic Drive
PO. Box F-42796
Freeport, Grand Bahama
The Bahamas

 

Email

support@kanoopays.com