This Policy was last reviewed on August 25, 2022.
When accessing information on the Website, PlasCred may ask You to provide information such as Your name, e-mail address or other information. It is completely optional for You to provide such information.
“Personal Information” means any information that identifies or can be used to identify a Website visitor, directly or indirectly. Examples of Personal Information include, but are not limited to, first and last name, phone number or email address.
Scope of Policy
This Policy applies to Personal Information about individuals and does not apply to the information collected, used or disclosed with respect to corporate or commercial entities.
This Policy does not impose any limits on our collection, use or disclosure of the information exempted under applicable privacy legislation, including business contact information and certain publicly available information.
We are accountable for our compliance with this Policy and contact information is provided below.
When collecting Personal Information, we will state the purpose of collection and we are prepared to answer questions about the collection to the best of our ability.
We may collect various information from You, including Your e-mail address, Website registrations, preferred means of communication, Your interaction with our Website (including information such as IP addresses, browser type, language, access times, referring website, etc.) and other information You provide to us.
We collect, use and disclose Your Personal Information for the following purposes:
- to provide information You request from us;
- to authenticate Your identity;
- to compile statistics and to operate and improve our Website;
- to monitor Your compliance with any of Your agreements with us, and to administer the provision or receipt of products or services under those agreements;
- to manage or transfer our assets or liabilities, for example in the case of an acquisition, disposition or merger;
- to protect us, Yourself and others from fraud and error and to safeguard our business interests;
- to collect debts owed to us; and
- to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
We may transfer Your Personal Information across provincial or national borders to fulfil any of the above purposes (including both the necessary and the optional purposes), including to service providers located in the United States of America and other countries outside of Canada who may be subject to applicable disclosure laws in those jurisdictions, which may result in that information becoming accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities of those jurisdictions.
When Your Personal Information is to be used for a purpose not previously identified, the new purpose will be disclosed to You prior to such use, and Your consent will be sought unless the use is authorized or required by law.
Except as described below, and except with respect to information You post on our blogs or other public forums, we will not disclose Your Personal Information to third parties other than our subsidiaries and other affiliates without Your consent.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide services on its behalf, such as hosting websites. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the Personal Information they need to deliver the service in question, and they will be required to maintain the confidentiality of that information.
We will obtain Your consent to collect, use or disclose Personal Information except where we are authorized or required by law to do so without consent. For example, we may collect, use or disclose Personal Information without Your knowledge or consent where:
- the information is publicly available, as defined by statute or regulation;
- we are obtaining legal advice; or
- we reasonably expect that obtaining consent would compromise an investigation or proceeding.
Other exceptions may apply.
Your consent can be express, implied or given through an authorized representative such as a lawyer, agent or broker.
Consent may be provided orally, in writing, electronically, through inaction (such as when You fail to notify us that You do not wish Your Personal Information collected / used / disclosed for various purposes after You have received notice of those purposes) or otherwise.
You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal, contractual and other restrictions, provided that You give reasonable notice of withdrawal of consent to us. On receipt of notice of withdrawal of consent, we will inform You of the likely consequences of the withdrawal of consent, which may include the inability of us to provide certain services for which that information is necessary.
Any material, information or other communication (including questions, comments and suggestions) You transmit to us through our Website or our other online sites will be considered non-confidential and non- proprietary. Where necessary for responding to You, we may forward Your communications to any of our offices or affiliates throughout the world, and You consent to us doing so.
Limits on Collection
We will not collect information indiscriminately and will limit collection of information to that which is reasonable and necessary for the above purposes. We will also collect information as is otherwise authorized by law.
Limits on Using, Disclosing and Retaining Personal Information
We will only use and disclose Your Personal Information for the purposes set out above and as authorized by law.
We will keep Personal Information used to make a decision affecting You for at least one year after using it to make the decision, unless otherwise permitted or required by law.
We will destroy, erase or make anonymous documents or other records containing Personal Information as soon as it is reasonable to conclude that the original purpose is no longer being served by retention of the information and retention is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.
We will take due care when destroying Personal Information so as to prevent unauthorized access to the information.
We will make a reasonable effort to ensure that Personal Information we are using or disclosing is accurate and complete. In some cases, we rely on You to ensure that certain information, such as Your address or telephone number, is current, complete and accurate.
If You demonstrate the inaccuracy or incompleteness of Personal Information, we will amend the information as required. If appropriate, we will send the amended information to third parties to whom the information has been disclosed.
When a challenge regarding the accuracy of Personal Information is not resolved to Your satisfaction, we will annotate the Personal Information under our control with a note that the correction was requested but not made.
We protect the Personal Information in our custody or control by making reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks.
We will take reasonable steps, through contractual or other reasonable means, to ensure that a comparable level of Personal Information protection is implemented by the suppliers and agents who assist in providing services to You.
Confidentiality and security are not assured when information is transmitted electronically.
Upon written request and authentication of identity, we will provide You with Your other Personal Information under our control, information about the ways in which that information is being used and a description of the individuals and organizations to whom that information has been disclosed. We will make the information available within 30 days or provide written notice where additional time is required to fulfil the request.
In some situations we may not be able to provide access to certain Personal Information. This may be the case where, for example, disclosure would reveal Personal Information about another individual, the Personal Information is protected by solicitor/client privilege, the information was collected for the purpose of an investigation or where disclosure of the information would reveal confidential commercial information that, if disclosed, could harm our competitive position. We may also be prevented by law from providing access to certain Personal Information.
Where an access request is refused, we will notify You in writing, document the reasons for refusal and outline further steps which are available to You.
Any inquiries, complaints or questions regarding this policy or our compliance with privacy legislation should be directed in writing as follows:
Suite 815 715 5th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 2X6
Tel: (587) 430-3004
A cookie is a short text file that may be stored on Your hard drive when You visit a website. We use the following types of cookies on this Website:
- “Google Analytics” cookies (a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc). Google Analytics sets cookies that allow us to analyse traffic on the Website. Google Analytics cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to this Website and to see how visitors move around the site (in particular, what pages of the Website are being are being visited and how often).
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across the internet You can visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Cookies are text files that are saved on Your computer and enable PlasCred to analyse how its Website is used. The information provided by the cookie is transferred to PlasCred. server and saved there, to enable us to analyse user behaviour. Your IP address will be immediately anonymised; users are thus anonymous. The information generated by the cookie regarding how You use the Website will not be passed on to third parties.
- Display and preference settings cookies – for example, if You changed the size of the text on our Website when You last visited, a cookie will remember that so that You don’t need to do it again.
- “Session cookies” – to identify and maintain a browsing session, and to remember whether You have rejected cookies through Your browser settings.
- Cookies that track whether a social networking option has been used to forward material from our Website (so that we know which social networking tools are in use).
These cookies do not collect or track any personal data or information about You as an individual. Instead, they are focused on how the Website is used, and seek to enhance the accessibility of the Website.
We also log Your domain and IP address automatically when You visit this Website. This data identifies the computer that You are using to view this Website and Your approximate geographic location. Again, we do this to track usage patterns.
Note that most web browsers allow some control of cookies through browser settings. If You delete or block our cookies, some parts of the Website may not work properly, because some of our cookies are necessary for the operation of this Website.
A useful site on how to manage and control cookies on different browsers is: https://www.aboutcookies.org/
On our Website, we provide an option to subscribe to our email list by filling out a form in order to receive news releases or other information concerning PlasCred Inc. By providing Your e-mail address on this form, You are consenting to receive this information. However, You may withdraw Your consent at any time.
The information we ask for on this form is simply Your name (first and last) and email address. Personal data that is collected through the subscribe form on our Website is shared with the Company’s external service providers who assist us with our services and functions. Personal data that is collected through this Website may be stored and processed in any country where PlasCred Inc. or its external service providers operate.
Another example of how You may choose to provide personal data to us through this Website is by sending us an email with a question or comment. We will process the personal data that You provide through this Website to answer Your query and if relevant, to manage our business relationship with You or Your company.
We take all reasonable steps to protect the security of information (including personal data) that is provided by You or exchanged with You through this Website. Our security measures include using firewalls, intrusion detection systems and virus scanning tools to protect against unauthorised persons and viruses from accessing the information that You provide to us, and we to You. However, please be aware that there are inherent risks in transmitting information by use of the Internet and other online or electronic transmission systems and that we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted in this way.
Information received for email communication registration or email subscription requests transmitted to us directly, is managed by a third-party provider used by PlasCred to maintain and send email communications on behalf of the Company.
This Website may contain links to third party websites. Before providing personal data to third party websites, we recommend You examine the privacy policies on those websites. PlasCred is not responsible for the privacy practices on third party websites.
PlasCred’s Website, external service providers and linked third party sites are not for use by children under the age of 16 years and the Company does not knowingly collect, store, share or use the personal data of children under 16 years. If You are under the age of 16 years, please do not provide any personal data, even if prompted by the sites to do so. If You are under the age of 16 years and You have provided personal data, please ask Your parent(s) or guardian(s) to notify the Company and we will delete all such personal data.
Excepting Personal Information or data, any material, information or other communication (collectively “Communications”) You transmit to PlasCred through this Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. In making such Communications, You agree that PlasCred will have no obligations of any kind with respect to the Communications. By sending Communications to us, You are consenting to the information therein being transferred to and processed by the Company, its Service Provider and representatives for these purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from PlasCred any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other such materials, content or communications, or any other materials, content or communications that may violate any laws.
If You have concerns relating to the privacy or confidentiality of this Website, You can object to processing of Personal Information, ask to restrict processing of Your Personal Information or request portability or deletion of Your Personal Information. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at (587) 430-3004 or email@example.com.
You may choose not to have a unique web analytics cookie identification number assigned to Your computer to avoid the aggregation and analysis of data collected on this Website.
To make that choice, please click here
Email campaigns sent to You by PlasCred will contain clear and concise instructions (such as clicking on the link at the bottom of an email) for how to opt-out of receiving future communications or You may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org to express Your preferences.
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