Personal information (“Personal Information”) is information about you, and may include (without limitation) your age, name, address, income, ethnicity, employee file, social status, and personal credit or financial information. It reveals something of a personal nature about you, and it could reasonably identify you if disclosed (either on its own, or in combination with other information). Personal Information does not include your business contact information, such as your title, business address or business email address (when used for the purpose of communicating to you in relation to your employment or profession), or information that has been anonymized or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify you.
You may also provide information to be published or displayed (“posted”) on public areas of the Website (“User Submissions”). Your User Submissions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. We may also collect market-related data from you, which could include Personal Information, related to trends in the industry. Additionally, we may, at times, receive Personal Information about you from certain third parties engaged to perform services. In such circumstances, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that disclosure by such third parties is made to us only in compliance with applicable privacy laws.
We may use “cookies" or other automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your browsing actions and patterns, including:
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and may include Personal Information, and we may maintain it or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways. It helps us improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized services, including by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store information about your preferences, speed up your searches and recognize you when you return to the Website.
We collect and use your Personal Information to perform our necessary business activities, including:
We may use Personal Information collected:
Wherever possible, we store your Personal Information in Canada, under our custody and control, using reasonable organizational, contractual, technical and physical security measures to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure or destruction. However, some of the Personal Information we collect from you, such as financial information related to your purchase of products or services (i.e. credit card purchases), may be transferred, stored or processed outside of Canada. In this case, your Personal Information would be subject to the laws of the country to which it is transferred and stored. That country may have laws that require that your Personal Information be disclosed to government agencies under different circumstances than would Canada. Should you have questions or concerns about the specific safeguards we have in place, please feel free to contact our General Counsel at the coordinates below.
Your Personal Information is just that – yours. We will make reasonable efforts to ensure your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date, but should you wish to review, change or otherwise access your Personal Information held by us, please contact our General Counsel as per the details below. Please note, however, that there may be times, or circumstances, where your Personal Information cannot be accessed or changed, such as if the information has been destroyed pursuant to our record retention policies. In such cases we will advise you of the reasons why your information cannot be accessed, subject to any legal or regulatory requirements we may otherwise have. Please note that we will retain your Personal Information only for as long as necessary to provide you with the products and services you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with applicable laws.
1570 - 200 Burrard Street,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L6
Attention: General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer