1.1 Your Privacy
We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors to our Website, in particular information that is capable of identifying an individual (“Personal Information”).
1.12 Our commitment
We are committed to protecting your Personal Information and giving you choice in who can use your Personal Information and how it can be used. We undertake to comply with any laws introduced to strengthen protections for our consumers’ privacy.
1.13 Personal Information
1.14 Use of Information
Copies of correspondence sent from the Website, that may contain Personal Information, are stored as archives for record-keeping and back-up purposes only.
1.15 Collecting information on Registered members
We will not collect or monitor any Personal Information about you without your consent unless we believe it is necessary:
Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, Personal Information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose Personal Information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.
We may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your Personal Information to those third parties in order to meet your request for goods or services.
For the avoidance of any doubt, we will not disclose any Personal Information about you without your consent, unless we believe it is necessary;
We strive to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of Personal Information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.
However, we will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your transmission, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any Personal Information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your Personal Information.
You can also play an important role in keeping your Personal Information secure by maintaining the confidentiality of any password, PINs, and accounts used on the Website. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorized use of your account by another person or any other breach of security.
1.18 Collecting Information for Users
Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.
As explained above, cookies do not of themselves personally identify users. The cookies simply operate as a unique identifier which helps us to know what our customers find interesting and useful on our Website, almost like a continuing questionnaire. We do not link this information back to other information that you have provided to us.
1.19 Access to Information
Your trust in us is very important to us. If at any time you want to know exactly what Personal Information any part of our site is holding about you, you are welcome to request that information by contacting us.
Our file of your information will be made available to you within a reasonable period.
We will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected.
In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any Personal Information held by us.
1.20 Links to other sites
We may provide links to websites outside of our Websites, as well as to third party websites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked to our Website. Before disclosing your Personal Information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that website and its privacy statement.
1.21 Trans-Border Data Exchange
The Owner may transfer (and you are deemed to consent to the Owner transferring) your Personal Information outside of Canada:
1.22 “Spam” (Promotional Email)
We will not send you “spam” (advertising information) without first asking you whether you wish to have promotional information sent to you. If you are receiving promotional information from us and do not wish to receive this information any longer, you may remove your name from our list either by visiting the Website and following the instructions on how to withdraw your subscriptions, or contacting us and asking to be removed from our mailing list. Please allow five days for this request to be processed.
1.23 Future changes
1.24 Problems or questions