Information/Data Collected and its Use:
We comply with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Please read relevant laws and guidance for further information, including on your rights. We collect different types of information from you for multiple purposes including to improve your experience on this website. We do not share or sell any of your contact or personal information to any third parties.
What Information/Data is Collected?
1. Personal data/information you choose to voluntarily/knowingly disclose: If you decide to contact us via email, personally identifiable information that you provide in your email to us, including but not limited to your email address, your first name, and your last name, the content of your email messages, and our responses, may be retained with us. This information is kept confidential and we do not share, sell or trade your email information with third parties. Your email may be retained for as long as this website is in operation. You can email us at any time to inquire about this information, and to request your name and email addresses to be removed. Emails and other electronic methods used to communicate with may not be secure. It is not recommended that you send us any sensitive personal information.
2. Website use information/non-personal information: Like other websites, this website automatically collects certain information about you through Log Data, cookies (see more below), and Google Analytics. Log Data is information about your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) Address, browser information, Internet Service Provider’s information, your operating system, and your browser type. Similarly, Google Analytics collects certain information about your location, browsing history, the pages you visit, the equipment you used to access the website, traffic patterns, and other general patterns related to your use of the website. This tracking system does not record personal information about individuals.
How is the data used?
We do not share or sell any of your contact or personal information to any third parties.
The Website Use information is used for our statistical analysis to help us make an income from this website, and to help us make our website more useful to our visitors. In cases where services are provided by third parties such as social media platforms or mobile applications, IP addresses may be recorded by their web servers.
What are cookies?
Cookies are files with small amounts of data including an anonymous unique identifier that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive when you are viewing the website. Just like other websites, we automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information including but not limited to your IP address, geographic location, language preference, date, and time of visit.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user. Browsers allow you to disable cookie collection if you wish or inform you when a cookie is being stored on your computer.
How do I manage cookies?
Your Internet browser has built-in tools to help protect your personal information. Take some time to learn about the security and privacy settings in your browser and keep it up to date. You can adjust your browser settings to your cookie preferences, including deleting cookie or refusing cookies. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
Further information on: Use of Web Beacons and Pixels
Further information on: Third Party Links and Use
Social media accounts and sharing options are available on this website. Social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) can track your personal information. Should you choose to interact with us on social media, please note that you will be voluntarily disclosing that personal information. This information is no longer private. It becomes public information and can be collected and used by others. We have no control over and take no responsibility for the use, storage or dissemination of such publicly-disclosed personal information by you. Any such interactions via social media with us do not subject us to any kind of liability related to misuse of your information by others. If you do not want incorporated social networks to gather data about you via our Website, you must log out on the respective domain of the social network before visiting the Website. If you wish to prevent information being exchanged with the social networks during your visit to our Website, you can opt out of cookies through your browser settings and other tools.
Security of Data
The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to follow generally commercial industry standards to protect your personal information submitted to us voluntarily and automatically. However, no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. When you click on an affiliate link in this website, you will be directed to a third-party website where you may choose to purchase a product or service. Any information you provide during the checkout process is not stored on our website but instead provided to the third-party vendor that completes the purchase transaction. By using this website, you agree to hold us harmless for any security breach and for any unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree that we cannot be held responsible for any disclosure of your information through our website without our knowledge and consent.
Disclosure of Your Data: Legal Requirements
We do not share or sell any of your contact or personal information to any third parties. We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with any legal process served on us; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, our site, the users of our site; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of our site, or us.
If we choose to sell this website and all of its assets or they are acquired by another in the unlikely event that we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information is considered one of the assets that will be transferred or acquired by a third party. By using this website, you acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of this website may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Our website is not for use of those under the age of 18 (“children”). If you are under the age of 18, please do not visit or interact with this website in any way or provide any information to us. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children without prior parental or guardian consent. If you believe any personal information is collected from someone under the age of 18 without parental or guardian consent, then please contact us to have that information deleted.
We are registered in Ontario, Canada.
Our hosting is provided by HostPapa – server location (location of data centre) is in Canada.
This website does not target EU or UK residents.
Last updated: February 2, 2020