What information we collect, where we get this information, how we use this information, what happens if we don't have it, and the legal basis for processing this information
We collect and store any and all information that you enter on this Website. In the last 12 months, we have collected and stored the following information about individuals using our Website:
We are not required to collect this information by a law, court order, nor by a tribunal order. We combine or link the personal information that we hold about you.
Note that we do not use your personal information for the purposes of targeted advertising, nor for profiling. Please see the "Your Rights" section below for more information about exercising your privacy rights related to profiling and targeted advertising.
With whom we share your personal information
In the last 12 months, we have disclosed and shared the personal information below with the following third parties for the following reason(s):
How we protect your personal information
We have implemented the following measures to protect and safeguard your personal information:
- Limiting the amount of personal information that we collect to strictly necessary only;
- Using ssl or other secure connection technologies when receiving or sending personal information beyond internal networks;
- Destroying the personal information that we no longer need;
- Performing regular risk assessments;
- Mitigating risks by following a risk treatment plan;
- Having comprehensive security policies and procedures;
- Screening all employees with access to personal information;
- Training our employees;
- Requiring our employees to sign confidentiality agreements;
- Implementing and monitoring intrusion prevention and detection systems;
- Maintaining up-to-date software and safeguards;
- Performing regular due diligence of vendors;
- Implementing physical security measures;
- Physically and/or logically separating systems containing personal information from public networks such as the internet.
Sale of your information
We may sell your personal information to third parties. Please see the "Your Rights" section below for more information about exercising your privacy rights regarding sales of your personal information.
In the last 12 months, we have sold the following personal information to the following categories of third parties for the following reason(s):
- Analyzing our Website traffic;
- Analyzing your interactions with advertisements;
- Identifying if you are signed in to the Website;
- Testing content on the Website;
- Storing information about your preferences;
- Recognizing when you return to the Website.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can modify your browser settings to decline cookies, if you prefer. This setting may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.
This Website is intended for use by a general audience and does not offer services to children. Should a child whom we know to be under 18 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond to that child to inform him or her that they cannot use this Website. We do not sell the personal information of minors under the age of 16.
This Website uses Google Analytics to collect information about you and your behaviors. If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit:
We retain the following personal information for the following periods of time:
We use the information that we collect about you for direct marketing purposes. Direct marketing is the act of selling products or services directly to consumers rather than through retailers. Residents of Australia and/or the European Union and/or the European Economic Area and the United Kingdom - You may, at any time, request that we cease to use your information for direct marketing purposes by emailing us at email@example.com.
We use the information that we collect about you for automated individual decision-making. Automated individual decision-making is making a decision solely by automated means without any human involvement.
We use the logic below to conduct automated decision-making:
Personal data may be used by the Services to automatically trigger certain actions by the Services, including targeted advertisements or content, directing you to specific products or offerings, suggesting various actions or offerings based on behavior and preferences, etc.
Depending upon where you reside, you may have the following rights with regard to your personal information:
Exercising your rights
You may exercise the rights specified above by submitting a consumer request to:
- Do Not Sell My Personal Information
If you opt-out by contacting us as stated above, your preference will be applied to your account and our databases, including offline sales.
We will need to verify your identity prior to effectuating your request. To verify your identity, you will need to provide us with the following information with your request:
- Phone number;
- Email address.
Please note that we may be unable to process your request if you do not provide us with the above information.
You may also designate an authorized agent to exercise your rights on your behalf. You may designate an agent via any of the ways used to submit requests on your behalf. We will request the agent to verify that he or she has the authority to submit requests on your behalf. We will do so by asking the agent to submit the following information:
- Valid power of attorney.
Please note that we may not be able to process your request if your designated agent and/or you do not provide us with the above information.
We will respond to most consumer requests within 30 to 45 days of receipt, depending upon where you reside. However, some requests may take longer. We will notify you in writing if we need more time to respond. We have the ability to deny your request(s) if certain exceptions in the law apply. If we do deny your request, we will provide you with the reasons for such denial.
You have the right to appeal a refusal to take action on a rights request. You may file an appeal to us at the contact information provided above. We will respond to most appeal requests within 45 days to 60 days of receipt, depending upon where you reside. However, some requests may take longer. We will notify you in writing if we need more time to respond (up to 90 days total). In our response to your appeal, we will inform you of any actions taken or not taken and the reason(s) as to why. Normally, we do not charge a fee to process or respond to consumer requests. However, we may charge a fee for a second or subsequent request within a 12-month period.
You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding our collection, use and sharing of your personal information by contacting us at the following contact information:
- Spencer Peterson
Any such complaints must first be addressed to us in writing as required by Australia Privacy Act 1988 S 40(1A). We will respond to all complaints within a reasonable time (usually 30 days). If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint, you may then lodge a complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner by following the steps on this page.
The following person is accountable and responsible for our privacy practices and procedures:
- Spencer Peterson
You may lodge a complaint with us by contacting the person accountable and responsible for our privacy practices and procedures at the contact information above. You may also lodge a complaint with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada by visiting this page or calling 1-800-282-1376.
Location of data processing
All data processing activities undertaken by us take place in United States.
Data Protection Officer
Spencer Peterson is our Data Protection Officer and may be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than us. We provide such hyperlinks for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. It is up to you to read and fully understand their Privacy Policies. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.
Do Not Track
Do Not Track is a preference you can set on your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. We support Do Not Track ("DNT"). You can either enable or disable DNT by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your browser.
We plan to transfer data to United States. This means that your information may be processed in a country outside of Canada and it may be accessible to law enforcement authorities and national security authorities of that country and jurisdiction.