Effective Date: 3.29.2022
Consent for the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information
When we receive Personal Information from you for the purposes of providing you with our Services, or for other uses identified herein, you are providing us with consent as follows:
If you need to provide us with Personal Information about other individuals, you hereby represent and warrant to us that, where required by law and prior to your disclosure to us, you will obtain the consent of each individual to the collection, use and disclosure by us for the specific purpose(s) that the disclosure is made by you, including all purposes set out herein.
Providing us with your Personal Information is always your choice. When you request, access or utilize Services, we ask that you provide information that enables us to respond to your request and/or provide you with our Services. In doing so, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure to appropriate third parties of such Personal Information for these purposes.
There are legal exceptions where we will not need to obtain consent or explain the purposes for the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information. Some examples of situations where consent is not required include an emergency that threatens the life, health or security of an individual, or if we must comply with a court order or governmental order.
We may use Personal Information without your knowledge or consent in limited circumstances whereby we are required to provide Personal Information to third parties for legal or regulatory purposes. For example, under certain exceptional circumstance we may have a legal duty or right to disclose Personal Information without your knowledge or consent. Various government agencies such as the Canada Revenue Agency, Human Rights Commission, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, and law enforcement, may have the authority to review our files and interview our staff when deemed necessary. These agencies have their own strict privacy obligations.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form, and may collect information from you in the course of and in relation to the Services. When completing the form, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, or phone number. You may however visit our site anonymously. We may collect other information from you for use of our Services.
What do we use your information for?
We use your Personal Information for the purposes for which it was collected, as well as other purposes for which you have given consent. In addition to those purposes set out above, this includes, but is not limited to, the following purposes:
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request or access your personal information. We use physical, organizational and technical industry-standard security safeguards commensurate to the sensitivity of Personal Information and other data collected, used or disclosed. We have implemented and maintain reasonable and appropriate security measures, procedures and practices to protect against the loss and unauthorized access, use, modification, destruction or disclosure of your Personal Information while it is in our custody or under our control.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in using the Services there are inherent risks to any technology however remote that could cause security protocols to fail or to be breached and which could result in the unauthorized collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information .
Cookies are small text files that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can often give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
On our Services, cookies can be set by us (first party cookies) or by our partners (third party cookies).
We set cookies for the purposes set out below:
The following major third-party analytics services (among others) may set cookies and have access to your IP address based upon your use of our website:
We cannot provide the names and purposes of the third party cookies as we do not have access to that information, however they are necessary for us to provide our Services. These third parties face serious consequences if they are in breach of applicable privacy laws.
To find out more about cookies, including to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
If you do not wish to accept cookies from our Services, please leave the Services immediately and then delete and block all cookies from the Services.
Retention of Personal Information
The amount of time we will retain Personal Information varies, depending on the Services we have provided and the nature of the Personal Information that we hold. We retain Personal Information for such period of time as is necessary for us to maintain sufficient information so we may respond to any issues that arise at a later date or as is required by law.
When Personal Information is no longer required by us or by law, we will either convert it into an aggregated non-identifying form or we will appropriately destroy or erase the Personal Information in a manner that is in accordance with our current policies and procedures.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell your personally identifiable information. We may share some of the information we collect about you with third-party companies, such as our trusted partners, affiliates and related entities, and our third party service providers, or other third parties which provide services or products similar to or complementary with your requested services or products, so long as those parties agree to keep your information confidential and to handle such information in compliance with applicable privacy laws. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or other’s rights, property, or safety. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Information is shared to facilitate the services needed in order to properly and efficiently handle duties related to your request. We may share information with:
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. Services are not intended or designed for children. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child.
While we collect the Personal Information that you supply, we do so with the understanding that any such information is as accurate. It is important to us that your Personal Information held by us is accurate and complete. Having accurate information about you enables us to provide you with the Services in a manner whereby the function as intended. We will bear no responsibility for any action or omission as a result of our lack of accurate contact information for you, including any inaccuracy, malfunction or other deficiency of the Services.
Access and Correction
We recognize that you may have the right to access your Personal Information. Any access request must be made in writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We may charge a reasonable fee for providing information in response to an access request, and, upon request, we will provide an estimate of any such fee upon receiving a request to access information. We may require a deposit for all or part of the fee. Where applicable or permitted, we will make the information available within 30 days or provide written notice when we require additional time to respond to a request for access to information.
In some situations, we may not be able to provide access to certain Personal Information as the right to access Personal Information is not absolute. If we do not provide you with the requested information, we will notify you in writing and explain our reason(s) for not fulfilling your request.
Withdrawal of Consent
You may, at any time, withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information, subject to reasonable notice and any legal and/or contractual restrictions. Should you choose to withdraw your consent, we may be unable to provide, or continue to provide, the Services that can only be provided if we receive appropriate and required Personal Information.
All matters relating to your access or use of the Services shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to principles of conflicts of law. You agree and hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to all matters relating to your access and use of the Services, as well as any dispute that may arise therefrom.
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