With the exception of Website usage information, IP addresses and cookies, no personal information is automatically collected from visitors to the BICFightForYourWrite.ca website. Any other personal information you may provide will be on a voluntary basis.
You may at any time withdraw or change your consent to our use or disclosure of your personal information, or request that we to delete it from BIC’s files, subject to legal and contractual restrictions. However, if you do not provide personal information required for us to supply you with a service offered on the Website, (for example, to receive emails from BIC) we may not be able to provide that service to you.
BIC does not use this Website to knowingly solicit personal information from or to market to persons under the age of majority. If a child has provided us with personal information, his or her parent or guardian may contact us for the purpose of deleting this information.
When visiting our Website, we may collect information from you, including information regarding your use of the Website, and the computer used by you to access the Website, for example, your IP address, which the pages you view and which links you click. Any other personal information you may provide will be on a voluntary basis. If you sign up to receive future emails from us, personal information that we collect may include your name, email address and province or territory of residence. We will only send you future emails in compliance with the applicable laws, and you will always have the opportunity to “unsubscribe” from receiving commercial emails from us at any time. If you enter into our contests or promotions you may be asked for personal information that may include your name, date of birth, address, city, province of residence, postal code, email address and telephone number. Access to such information is limited to only those employees and representatives of BIC or an agency working on BIC’s behalf who need to use it in the course of their assigned responsibilities.
We may use Google Analytics or other third party analytic tools to analyze user behavior which allows us to measure consumer interest in the various areas of our Website for product and Website development purposes. These third party analytic tools tell us aggregate and collected information such as, how the site was accessed and how long visitors stayed. This information is used for our own internal purposes to improve the content of this Website, to enhance users’ experience when visiting our Website, and to customize the content and/or layout of our pages. All information of user behavior described herein will be recorded on a group basis, and such analysis may be shared with our Website development consultants. This information is aggregated and not personally identifiable. To learn more about Google Analytics and how it uses your data, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.htm.
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
You may have the opportunity to utilize applications on third party social media websites and services like Facebook. Consequently, you may share your personal information with that third party social media service provider and they may share data with us. In the event that you choose to provide your information to a third party social media service provider, your information will be governed by the policies of those service providers. We don't exercise control over third party social media service providers. Those service providers may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, solicit personal information from you and follow different rules regarding the use of the information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, including administering promotions, sending emails you have opted in to receive, or serving you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information secure and confidential. Third party providers maintain the information they need to perform their designated functions and we do not authorize such parties to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes. We may also release your personal information when we believe release is permitted by or appropriate to comply with the law (for example, 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 or permitted by applicable Canadian or other law), to enforce our Website policies, to exercise or a defend legal claims or to protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. We may also disclose your personal information for any other purpose to which you consent. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Please note that your personal information may be maintained and processed by service providers located in foreign jurisdictions, including in the United States, whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live.
We have policies and procedures and physical, organizational, and technological safeguards in place to protect your personal information from loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. In addition, we have implemented technological safeguards including security software, passwords and firewalls intended to prevent unauthorized computer access. No claim is made as to the impenetrability of the system under unusual circumstance or its resilience to future attacks.
Your personal information is stored at secure locations and on servers located in Chicago, Illinois . Any electronic records generated by us or our service providers during the course of your interactions with the Website may be maintained on those servers. As such, your personal information will be disclosed, processed and stored outside Canada, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable there. We retain your personal information as long as is required for the purposes identified when you provided the personal information and for any new purposes identified and consented to by you, and for an appropriate time thereafter.
You may obtain information and address questions about the privacy policies and practices relating to handling of your personal information by contacting us by the method set out below.
Likewise, if you would like to access your personal information, or if you would like to ask to have it corrected, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request; however, in some cases we may not be able to allow you to access certain personal information in certain circumstances, for example if it contains personal information of other persons, or for legal reasons.
If you choose to use the Contact Us function, you may be transferred to our affiliate website where you will be asked to voluntarily provide personal information including your name, e-mail address and mailing address so that we may contact you to respond to your comments, questions, or requests for information. Please note that affiliate websites may maintain their own privacy policies, which we recommend that you review prior to providing your personal information.
Attn: Privacy Officer, Consumer Affairs,
155 Oakdale Road, Toronto, ON M3M 1W2.