Currency Date: August , 2023
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. This includes an individual’s name, home address and phone number, age, sex, marital or family status, an identifying number, financial and donation information, and the like. Personal information does not include business contact information, including a person's name, title or work contact details.
An individual's information is not subject to protection as personal information when it is publicly available, such as in professional or other directories, in public registries, publicly-filed court records or otherwise appearing in published form.
Purposes for Collecting, Using or Disclosing Personal Information
We collect personal information:
- When you use the Website, we place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser directory of your computer’s hard drive. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store on your web browser and later retrieve. The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookies;
- When you browse our website, we automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system;
- When provided by you; and
We collect, use and disclose personal information only for purposes and limited to that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the original intent and use to which the individual consented. We may use personal information to: manage registration on the Website; improve our services or enhance the Website manage your purchase of products, events, or services; contact and correspond with the individual; provide the individual with information on our various products and programs; fulfill orders and shipping, to provide newsletters, updates, and offers; and as otherwise permitted or required by law.
Retention and Storage of Personal Information
We retain personal information only for so long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and to meet our legal obligations. Any personal information no longer required will be destroyed or rendered anonymous.
We may be obliged to keep certain records to comply with applicable regulatory requirements. To the extent that we retain such records, they may include personal information. Our records are stored with safeguards against inappropriate or unauthorized access.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will not disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it is collected without the consent of the individual to whom it pertains, or as required by applicable legislation.
We may share your personal information with our affiliates and service providers who process it on our behalf when required for business purposes. Wherever possible, personal information shared is rendered anonymous and will not include personal identifiers. We take reasonable precautions to ensure that these service providers protect all personal information made available to them for these purposes.
We may share your personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
We assume that an individual has consented to our reasonable collection and use of personal information consistent with the purposes for which such information was provided, when such individual initiates contact with us or voluntarily provides their personal information to us. An individual may at any time contact us and withdraw their consent.
We comply with applicable legislative requirements regarding safeguarding personal information in our possession or under our control, including safeguards to ensure that such information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose(s) for which it was collected.
Our personnel are authorized to access personal information based solely on their need to deal with such information for the reason(s) for which it was collected. We take reasonable measures to ensure that the integrity of this personal information is maintained and to prevent it from being lost, stolen, destroyed, or damaged.
We educate our personnel on the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of personal information.
We processes personal information through resources located in the United States and Canada. If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) we will only transfer your personal information if: the country to which the personal information will be transferred has been granted a European Commission adequacy decision; or we have put in place appropriate safeguards in respect of the transfer, for example we have entered into EU standard contractual clauses with the recipient, or the recipient is a party to a binding corporate rules approved by the EU supervising authority.
Third Party Websites
The Website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please review their privacy policies for further information.
Accuracy of Personal Information
While we implement procedures to ensure that the personal information we collect and use on an ongoing basis is accurate and as complete as possible, we rely on the relevant individuals to disclose their personal information and materials at the time of collection and when we request updates or changes. We request updates or changes only to the extent necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the personal information is or was collected.
Individuals may, with proof of entitlement, request access to their personal information in order to review its accuracy, or to request that we correct the personal information in our possession. We will process any updates, changes or deletion requests as soon as possible.
Notification of Changes
This policy is subject to change without notice. We will use reasonable efforts to post changes to this policy on our website. We will handle personal information in accordance with the version of this policy in force when that personal information was collected.
Children’s Privacy Statement
You cannot use this Website without adult supervision if you are under the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you live. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we may have collected information about any individual under the age of majority, please contact us immediately. We will immediately delete all data relating to any such individual as soon as possible.
We These Terms and Policy are governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to its choice of law provisions. Any claim or dispute against us with respect to this Terms and Policy, your use of the Website or otherwise shall be brought exclusively in the Courts of the Province of Ontario, and you hereby consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction by and to venue in such courts. You agree to waive trial by jury in any such action.
Compliance with Law
Access to the Website from countries or territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. You are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations regarding online conduct and access to the Website.
Contact Information, Access, and Inquiries
Unit 27-D, Wertheim Court