Privacy Statement as part of Terms of Business
We, and all other online businesses that collect information about their visitors are required by law to declare that they are collecting information. Also, we are required to declare how we are safeguarding that information. That also includes information that is not specifically identifiable to any one individual or group. If you would like more information about the Canadian laws that govern online privacy, you can find it here: http://www.priv.gc.ca/legislation/02_06_01_e.cfm
We have tried to make this policy as simple as possible so it’s easy to understand and easy to convey our message about privacy. We, at ADCOnline.ca collect personal information from our web visitors. This document outlines how we’re protecting the information you entrust to us.
We treat your information the way we would want our own information treated, with respect, due diligence, and sensibility.
What personal information does ADCOnline.ca collect about me?
When you visit our web site, some information that is not necessarily specifically identifiable to you is collected:
- Information about your computer, including your IP address, the type of operating system and browser you use, your Internet Service Provider, and your computer’s geographic location
- How you linked to our site
- The duration of time you remain on a page and/or site
- The time and date you were on our site
- In the case of an affiliate link, the specific link you clicked to get to our site.
Website analytic programs collect this kind of information all the time. If you would like more information on website analytics and what kind of information they collect, click here: http://www.google.com/privacy.html
How does ADCOnline.ca use this information?
The main reasons we collect information from you are:
- For newsletter, marketing, and affiliate purposes
- Informational purposes
- Website testing purposes
- Contact purposes
We also use your information for other, secondary reasons, including:
- customer service
- to tailor our services better to suit our customers’ needs
Sometimes, if required, we also share general information with other companies, including:
- Subcontractors that specialize in specific services we provide or use. (i.e. web services such as this site)
- product suppliers
- We will also disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law.
Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Statement; we do not trade, rent, sell, or share your personal information with third parties. We will not disclose any information that you ask us to keep confidential.
How does ADCOnline.ca get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information, we assume you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason. However, by giving ADCOnline.ca any personal information, you will agree to also allow us to use your information for our marketing purposes and any other purpose outlined in the segment “How does ADCOnline.ca use this information?” above. You do have an opportunity to say no. Saying no is called “opting out.” By opting out, you can tell us not to collect the information and/or not to share it with other companies. You can email us directly, or when you receive our newsletter, there will be an opt out link at the bottom of that newsletter.
How do I opt out?
You can email us directly, or click the opt out link at the bottom of each newsletter we send you. We treat your information the way we would want our own information treated, with respect, due diligence, and sensibility. Should you not want your information be used for any of the reasons stated in the “How does ADCOnline.ca use this information?” section, simply do not provide us with your personal information. If we already have your information, contact us to remove it.
How do I get more information?
We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your personal information. If you would like more information about our policies, or you would like to see exactly what personal information we have about you in our records, or you wish to register a complaint, please contact: