1768917 ONTARIO LTD.
Privacy & Security Statement
We know that your privacy is very important to you. That's why protecting any personal information, such as your name, address, email address or phone number that you provide to us is of the utmost importance to 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. and its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and brands ("1768917 ONTARIO LTD."). As a result, we have prepared this Privacy and Security Statement to let you know about the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage the personal information you entrust to us.
When you provide personal information to us, you are consenting to the manner in which 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information, as set out below.
We may collect personal information that you provide us when you:
- Purchase, order, return, exchange or request certain information about our products and services;
- Request a quote and/or purchase one of our products or services;
- Contact us by phone, fax, e-mail, or regular mail;
- Visit or register with our Sites or participate in another feature of our Sites, such as a bulletin board;
- Enter into a contest or sweepstakes or respond to one of our surveys; or
- Provide us with comments or suggestions.
We may also collect personal information about you from our Service Providers.
Purchasing from 1768917 ONTARIO LTD.:
When you purchase products and services from 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. using a credit card or PayPal account, we will collect your credit card and/or PayPal account information and keep a history of your purchases. We will also collect information including your name, billing and shipping address. We use this information to process your orders, to ensure proper delivery, to better assist you when you call us as well as to improve our product and service offerings.
When you return previously purchased merchandise or request a refund or exchange, you may be asked to give your name, address, phone number and other information that identifies you, such as your driver's license information. We collect this information to help prevent fraud.
Toll Free Phone Number:
When you call us about a product, delivery, a billing question or for customer service, you may be asked for information that identifies you along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question, such as your name and address and a phone number where we might contact you. We may retain this information to assist you in the future.
Registration is an optional service provided by our Sites. You do not have to register to browse or shop online. When you register, you are asked for personal information such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address, a password that you select, and optionally, your interests. Your registration information may be used to help make your online shopping quicker and easier, by pre-filling certain parts of your shopping information. When you register you will have the opportunity to sign up for future marketing information from 1768917 ONTARIO LTD.
Other Uses of Personal Information:
1768917 ONTARIO LTD. uses personal information, including information provided to us from our Service Providers, to continually assess and improve the products and services we offer. We would also like to inform you of products and services, sales and special offers that might benefit you.
We may also send you mail, email or call you with information about our product and service offerings if you have provided us with your name and address, email address or phone numbers. If you would not like to be so contacted, please advise us in writing and we will make best efforts to comply with your wishes.
Your Suggestions: We use your feedback, suggestions, survey information and comments solely to monitor and/or improve the use and features of our Site and our product and service offerings.
1768917 ONTARIO LTD. Sites are not intended for use by children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Personal Information Disclosure: 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. will not trade, rent or sell your personal information, without your prior consent, except as otherwise set out herein.
Companies or Individuals that work with or on behalf of 1768917 ONTARIO LTD.:
Some of our operations, such as our transaction processing and shipping operations, may be managed by unaffiliated companies or individuals. These companies and individuals may have access to your personal information on a confidential basis, and only to the extent necessary to perform their functions. Your personal information may be stored and processed in the United States by 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. and our Service Providers. In no event will these companies have the right to use your personal information for any reason other than to provide you with those specific services. Information provided by you will be used by 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. and its Service Providers to learn about the experiences of our customers so that we may enhance our programs and improve our level of service.
If your purchases are being shipped to you, we will share your shipping information on a confidential basis with our delivery service providers (U.S. Postal Service, Canada Post, or other delivery companies we or you select). Our delivery service providers are prohibited from using your personal information for any purpose other than making the delivery.
Sale of Business:
1768917 ONTARIO LTD. reserves the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets to a third party acquirer.
Please note that 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. and our Service Providers must provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist us in collecting a debt owed by you.
Access to Personal Information
You may request, in writing, access to the personal information that we have about you.
Additional Information about our Sites
Visiting our Site:
In general, you can visit our Sites without telling us who you are or providing us with any information. However, we collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Site and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Site. We use this information to monitor and improve our Site.
Our Site may use a technology called "cookies". A cookie is a tiny element of data that our Sites can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. All pages on our Site where you are prompted to log in or that are customizable require that you accept cookies. If you have registered with our Site, these cookies (1) may let us know who you are, (2) are necessary to access your account information (stored on our computers) in order to deliver products and personalized services, and (3) will provide us and our service providers with information that we will use to personalize our Site in accordance with your preferences. Cookies are also required to optimize your shopping experience in that they allow you to add multiple items to your shopping basket before checking out. You may set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. However, should you decide not to accept cookies from our Site, you will limit the functionality we can provide when you visit our Site.
Our Site may also use a technology called "tracer tags". These may also be referred to as "Clear GIFs" or "Web Beacons". This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on our Site. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor our Site for you and other future website visitors.
Third party links:
Our Site may include links to the websites of our business partners, vendors and advertisers. Except as provided herein, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your prior consent.
1768917 ONTARIO LTD. provides links to third party websites as a convenience to the user. The inclusion of any link does not imply 1768917 ONTARIO LTD.'s endorsement of any other company, its websites, or its products and/or services. These linked websites have separate and independent privacy policies, which we recommend you read carefully. We have no control over such websites and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose and otherwise treat your personal information.
Security of Personal Information:
We will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information collected by us and from our Service Providers and will only disclose such information to employees and Service Providers who require such information for the purposes described in this Privacy and Security Statement. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control. We maintain your personal information for as long as required for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
Who we are:
1768917 ONTARIO LTD. is a privately held corporation incorporated under the laws of Ontario, Canada.
How to Contact Us:
We want to assure you that 1768917 ONTARIO LTD. is dedicated to protecting your privacy. You can contact us or otherwise communicate your privacy concerns by:
- calling us at 1-888-505-8799
- writing us at the address below (please include your e-mail address and phone number with your correspondence along with the information needed to support your request):
For any privacy concerns please contact us at:
1768917 ONTARIO LTD.
Attention: Privacy Official
200 North Service Road W. Unit #1,
Oakville, ON, L6M 2Y1
Last Updated (Tuesday, 06 July 2010 09:09)