Collection of Personal Information
Privacy laws in Canada generally define “personal information” as any information about an identifiable individual, which includes information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person. Personal information does not include business contact information, including your name, title, or business contact information.
Any personal information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., is collected when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The choice to submit your personal information is yours. Any information you share is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner.
By signing up for the Recycle Everywhere newsletter, your personal information will also be used for secondary marketing purposes, such as providing updates on products, exclusive offers and special events, and asking for your feedback through surveys and questionnaires. Whether you want to share your personal information with Recycle Everywhere for these secondary purposes is entirely your choice. If, at any time, you do not want your personal information used for these secondary purposes, you may submit an electronic request to be removed from our mailing lists by clicking unsubscribe in the footer of the newsletter.
What about consent?
Consent is your voluntary agreement with the way in which we collect, use and disclose your personal information. Consent can be either implied or expressed. Implied consent is inferred from an individual’s action or inaction. For example your consent is implied if we ask you to provide personal information for a stated purpose, Expressed consent is unequivocal, given orally, electronically or in writing by the individual, and requires no inference on the part of Recycle Everywhere. For example your consent is expressed when you choose to “opt in” to having your information used for our newsletter distribution.
Use of Personal Information
We use personal information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To present our website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
- To fulfill the purposes for which you provided the information or that were described when it was collected, or any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To notify you about changes to our website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
- To improve our website, products or services, marketing, or customer relationships and experiences.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Commitment to Data Security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.
Except as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law or regulation, we will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. Under some circumstances we may anonymize your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you. We reserve the right to use such anonymous and de-identified data for any legitimate business purpose without further notice to you or your consent.
Children Under the Age of 13
No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to the website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes. By law you have the right to request access to and to correct the personal information that we hold about you.
If you want to review, verify, correct, or withdraw consent to the use of your personal information you may also send us an email at email@example.com to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us.
We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and your right to access, and to provide you with the personal information that we hold about you or make your requested changes. Applicable law may allow or require us to refuse to provide you with access to some or all of the personal information that we hold about you, or we may have destroyed, erased, or made your personal information anonymous in accordance with our record retention obligations and practices. If we cannot provide you with access to your personal information, we will inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.
Privacy Contact Information
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.
Version date: June 9, 2020