Privacy Policy

In order to download any material from this website, a user must first review, accept and agree to the privacy terms and conditions contained in this Privacy Policy. By clicking the “Accept” button on the privacy statement page during the application process, the applicant acknowledges he/she has read, understood and agreed to be bound by each element of the privacy policy outlined in the privacy policy.

Each applicant acknowledges he has read the entire privacy policy and agrees that:

  1. He/she is aware of the inherent risks associated with transmission of information through the Internet and knowingly accepts these risks.
  2. The Legal Department may use the e-mail address he/she provides on this website for the purposes of communicating with him/her regarding matters having to do with his/her correspondence with the Legal Department.
  3. The Legal Department’s entire liability to him/her is limited to the terms and conditions as provided in the Conditions of Use and this Privacy Notice.

Undertakings by the Legal Department to each user of this website

The Legal Department recognises that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we respect your right to privacy. All information that is acquired is treated as confidential by the Legal Department of the Government of Montserrat. The information each applicant provides on this site helps us continually improve our service delivery. We collect a wide range of information from visitors to this website and applicants including:

  • Information you provide during your visit: We receive and store any information you enter on our Web site or give us in any other way. The information is used for such purposes as responding to your requests and communicating with you.
  • Automatically Collected Information: We receive and store several types of information whenever you visit this web site. [Like many Web sites, we use “cookies,” and obtain certain kinds of information when your Web browser accesses the Legal Department website and other content served by or on behalf of the Legal Department on other Web sites.
  • E-mail Communications: We usually receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from the Legal Department if your computer supports such capabilities. This is done primarily to enhance our service delivery.
  • Information from Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources and may add it to our account information.

Cookies

Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device to enable our systems to recognize your device. The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. You may choose to disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the Web site of its manufacturer.

Sharing of Information

Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share information from applicants only as described in this Privacy Policy and with controls that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.

Protection of the Legal Department and others

We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our conditions of service and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of the Legal Department, our users, or others. This includes:

  1. exchanging information with other government Departments or other governmental organisations or entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction, and always in accordance with the law;
  2. sharing record of visitor logs with law enforcement agencies. As an additional measure of security and quality control, a log is maintained of visits to these eVisa pages. This log is used only for the purposes of quality control and improvement of services.

This does not include selling, renting, sharing, or otherwise disclosing personally identifiable information from applicants for commercial purposes in violation of the commitments set forth in this Privacy Notice.

Applicant’s Consent: Other than as set out above, we will only share your information with your permission.

Security of Information

We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.

It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

Applicant’s Choices

You are entitled to and may choose not to provide information.

  • You may add or update certain information. When you update information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.
  • If you do not wish to receive e-mail or other mail from us with this privacy notice, our conditions of use and other legal notices, those notices will still govern your use of this website, and it is your responsibility to review them for changes.