Privacy and Security Policy

What This Privacy and Security Policy Covers

This policy covers how the ABIPCO treats personal information that ABIPCO collects and receives, including information related to your past use of ABIPCO’s products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

Privacy and Security Policy

  1. If you choose to make an application through the ABIPCO e-service for which you provide us with personally identifiable data, we may share necessary data with other Government agencies, so as to serve you in a most efficient and effective way, unless such sharing is prohibited by law. This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and identify system performance or problem areas. We also use this information to help us develop the site, analyze patterns of usage, and to make the site more useful. We will NOT share your personal data with non-Government entities, except and or where such entities have been authorized to carry out specific Government services. 
  2. We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of ABIPCO’s terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.
  3. We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
  4. If you violate these Terms, we may restrict access to the services available via the website. We may also block delivery of any communication (i.e. email or instant message) to or from the Services in an effort to enforce these terms or we may remove or refuse to publish your content for any reason. When investigating alleged violations of these Terms, the Antigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property and Commerce reserves the right to review your content in order to resolve the issue.
  5. ABIPCO reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions of Use from time to time at its sole discretion. All changes will be posted on this page, and your use of this website after such changes have been posted, will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms and Conditions of Use and all of the changes. You should therefore read this page carefully each time you visit this website.



Our website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Only certain employees have access to the information you provide us. They have access only for data analysis and quality control purposes.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer. We have no responsibility for any activities that occur under your account and password. You may use the site only for lawful purposes. Activities including, but not limited to, tampering with the site, misrepresenting the identity of a user or conducting fraudulent activities, on the site are prohibited.

You may not violate or attempt to violate the security of the site, including by, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access; (b) using the site for unintended purposes or trying to change the behaviour of the site; (c) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (d) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including without limitation via means of submitting a virus to the site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing”; (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting; or (f) forging communications on behalf of the Site (impersonating the site) or to the site (impersonating as a legitimate user). You may not send unsolicited or unauthorized email on behalf of the Antigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property and Commerce Office. We may prosecute you to the full extent of the law for any violation of these Conditions of Use. You may not use any device, software, routine or data to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the site or any activity being conducted on the site. You may not use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent, data or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the site other than the search engine and search agents we provide or the generally publicly available browsers.