Privacy Policy

Scope of this Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy covers the Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. treatment of personally identifiable information collected from merchants (hereafter "merchant" or "you") who use the Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. payment gateway services, as well as consumer information that we acquire in the course of our business. This Policy also covers the treatment of personally identifiable information that Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. business partners may share with Trine Commerce Systems, Inc.

This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. does not own or control, or to people that Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use
Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. collects personally identifiable information when you register for a Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. account, and when you use certain Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. products and services. Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. may also receive personally identifiable information from its resellers and other business partners.

When you register with Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. we ask for your contact information (such as your name, street address and email address), as well as certain information pertaining to your business, along with billing information such as a bank account and/or credit card number.

In the course of processing a payment transaction, we typically receive from the merchant or a financial institution information related to the transaction. This normally includes information about the payment that a consumer has furnished the merchant or financial institution in placing the order.

The personally identifiable information we acquire in processing payment transactions varies according to the nature of the transaction and the way in which merchants or financial institutions are using our payment services. It may include, for example, the amount of the transaction, the consumer's name, credit card number and expiration date, checking account number, billing address, and shipping address. Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. uses the information collected to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, to process payment transactions, to facilitate billing, and otherwise deliver the payment gateway services. We may also send merchants service announcements, newsletters, and periodic notices about specials and new products. Personally identifiable consumer information is used to process payment transactions and for no other purpose. Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. does not offer services or sell products to children. Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. ( A State of Texas Company ) does not request or knowingly collect personally identifiable contact information from anyone under the age of 17.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
Protecting personally identifiable information about merchants and consumers is an important part of our business. We share and disclose such information only as described below.

Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when: 1) we have your consent to share the information; 2) we need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; 3) we need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. to provide a product or service to you (unless we tell you differently these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide them beyond what is necessary to assist us).

Personally identifiable consumer information is shared with third parties (such as banks and credit card processors) to the extent necessary for Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. to deliver payment processing services.

We also may release personally identifiable information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with law; enforce or apply our Merchant Agreement and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Trine Commerce Systems, Inc., our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and risk reduction.

In the unlikely event that Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. is acquired, merchant account information may be one of the transferred assets.

Information Security
Information security is critical to our business. We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We store information gathered on secure computers located in a locked data center. The number of employees involved in the management of the data center that have physical access to these computers is limited. We use security technology to prevent our computers from being accessed by unauthorized persons.

We also require that any personally identifiable consumer information sent to us by you be encrypted using SSL encryption.

It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your Login ID/password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer and otherwise protect the password used to access the Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. services.

Notice for European Users
Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. is located in the United States. Any information that you provide to Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. will be transferred out of the EU to the United States. By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described herein.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. If there are material changes to this statement or in how Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. will use personally identifiable information, Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. will post notice on the Trine Commerce Systems, Inc. homepage at prior to implementing the change. If you have additional questions about this Policy, please contact us at

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