At Netsecure Technologies Ltd. ("Netsecure"), we are committed to protecting your privacy and support a general policy of openness about how we collect, use and disclose personal information.
The purpose of this privacy statement (this "Privacy Statement") is to inform you about Netsecure's practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information through access to or use of our websites (this "Website") or Netsecure's services and related products or that may otherwise be collected, used or disclosed by us. By purchasing our products or using our services or this Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information (as defined below) in accordance with the following terms and conditions.
This Privacy Statement also explains how you can contact us if you have a question about, want to make a change to, or want to delete any personal information that Netsecure may be holding about you. We strongly recommend that you take the time to read this Privacy Statement and retain it for future reference.
For the purpose of this Privacy Statement, "personal information" means information about an identifiable individual.
What Personal Information We Collect
The personal information that we may collect may include some of the following types of information:
- contact information (such as name, address, email address and telephone number, when given in a non-business capacity);
- proof of identity (such as a signature or driver's license number);
- financial and billing information (such as credit card number, expiration date, security code, and credit history); and
- demographic information (such as age, education and occupation).
How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information to:
- provide you with personalized services and interactive communication;
- provide you with timely and reliable products and services;;
- do all the things necessary to administer those products and services and our relationship with you;
- research, develop, manage, protect and improve those products and services;
- advise you about new products and services that may be of interest to you;
- develop and maintain our relationship with you and communicate with you;
- bill you for our products and services; and
- collect outstanding debts.
When We Disclose Your Personal Information
Except with your consent, we will not sell, license, trade, barter or rent your personal information to or with others. Netsecure may share personal information with third parties engaged to assist us in providing products or services to you or to carry out one or more of the purposes described above. These product or service providers are prohibited from using your personal information for any purpose other than to provide this assistance and are required to protect personal information disclosed by Netsecure.
Netsecure reserves the right to disclose personal information to a third party if a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires or authorizes us to do so. Netsecure also reserves the right to disclose and transfer personal information to a third party in the event of a proposed or actual purchase, sale (including a liquidation, realization, foreclosure or repossession), lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, transfer, conveyance or financing of all or any portion of Netsecure or of any of the business or assets or shares of Netsecure or a division thereof in order for you to continue to receive the same products and services from the third party.
Knowledge and Consent
Netsecure collects personal information about you only when you voluntarily provide it to us. Typically, we will seek consent for the use or disclosure of your personal information at the time of collection. In certain circumstances, consent may be sought after the information has been collected but before use (for example, when we want to use information for a purpose not previously identified). The form of consent that we seek, including whether it is express or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the personal information and the reasonable expectations of the individual in the circumstances.
Use or Disclosure for Marketing Purposes
If you have not opted-out of receiving marketing materials, we may also use (but will not disclose) your personal information to promote and market additional products, services and special offers from us, our affiliates and our business associates, including by means of direct marketing. We may also disclose your name and mailing address to these affiliates and third party business associates so that they can send you promotional materials directly. You can choose not to allow us to use or disclose your personal information for direct marketing purposes by indicating your preference on the sales contract or by contacting us as outlined below (see "Contacting Us").
When you visit this Website, we place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser directory of your computer's hard drive. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store on your web browser and later retrieve. The cookie cannot be read by any website other than the one that set up the cookies. Some browsers can be set to reject all cookies. If you choose to modify your browser in this manner, some pages of this Website may not function properly.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
Netsecure makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information collected from you is protected against loss and unauthorized access. This protection applies in relation to information stored in both electronic and hard copy form. Access to your personal information is restricted to selected employees or representatives. In addition, Netsecure employs generally accepted information security techniques, such as firewalls, access control procedures and cryptography, to protect personal information against loss and unauthorized access.
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Retention and Storage of Your Personal Information
Netsecure retains your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws, and your consent to such purposes(s) remains valid after termination of our relationship with you. For the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, we or one of our affiliates or an unaffiliated service provider may process and store your personal information outside of the jurisdiction in which you reside and, as such, courts in such extra-residential jurisdiction may, in certain circumstances, be entitled to access your personal information.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
Netsecure reserves the right to, at any time and from time to time, add to, change, update or modify this Privacy Statement by posting such change, update or modification on this Website. Your use of or access to this Website after such amendments are posted by Netsecure signifies your acceptance of any revised terms of this Privacy Statement. You are responsible for periodically visiting this webpage to review the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement. You may not change, modify or amend this Privacy Statement in any manner. Last modified on May 17, 2012.
You can help us maintain the accuracy of your personal information by notifying us of any changes to this information. If you require access to, correction of or wish to update your personal information, have any questions about this Privacy Statement, or if you have reason to believe that Netsecure may have failed to adhere to this Privacy Statement, you may contact Netsecure's Privacy Officer in any one of the following ways:
NetSecure Technologies LTD
University Park Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan, S4V 1J4