Policy on the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
1. Objective & Scope of Policy
4 Resale, a division of Gimp Industries ("GI") is committed to respecting your privacy and has prepared this Policy Statement to inform you of our policy and practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information.
This Policy Statement governs Personal Information collected from and about individuals who are or may become Employees of GI and those other individuals outside of GI who may provide Personal Information to GI. This policy does not cover business contact information, corporate information or aggregated data from which the identity of an individual cannot be determined. GI retains the right to use aggregated data in any way that it determines appropriate.
In the event of questions about: (i) access to your Personal Information; (ii) GI's collection, use, management or disclosure of Personal Information; or (iii) this Policy Statement; please contact, Chief Operating Officer at GI office by Telephone # 647-686-4467 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. The Collection, Use & Disclosure of Personal Information
For the purposes of this Policy:
"Personal Information" means any information, recorded in any form, about an identified individual, or an individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from such information but does not include business contact information.
GI uses the Personal Information you provided verbally or in writing in order to:
Provide subscriptions to various services;
Respond to requests for information;
Create directories or lists, which are made available to other reputable organizations associated with GI
Meet any legal or regulatory requirement; and
Such other purposes consistent with the foregoing and general purposes of the Business.
GI's use of Personal Information is limited to these purposes. Unless permitted by law, no personal information is collected, without first obtaining the consent of the individual to the collection, use and dissemination of that information.
Personal information is collected, to the extent possible, directly from the individual concerned.
GI may disclose your Personal Information to organizations or individuals that perform services on behalf of GI. Using contractual or other arrangements, GI shall ensure that agents, contractors or third party service providers, who may receive Personal Information in the course of providing services to GI, agree to use and hold such information solely for the purposes indicated by GI.
In some circumstances, the organization or individual retained by GI may be located outside of Canada. Therefore, some personal information collected by GI may be retained in countries other than Canada where privacy laws may offer different levels of protection from those in Canada and personal information may be subject to access by and disclosure to law enforcement agencies in those jurisdictions.
Please note that there are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified or permitted or where GI is obliged to disclose information without consent. Such circumstances may include:
Where required by law or by order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental tribunal;
Where GI believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group;
Where it is necessary to establish or collect fees;
Where it is necessary to permit GI to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that GI may sustain; or
Where the information is public.
Where obliged or permitted to disclose information without consent, GI will not disclose more information than is required.
GI endeavours to ensure that any Personal Information provided and in its possession is as accurate, current and complete as necessary for the purposes for which GI uses that data.
GI keeps personal information only as long as it is required for the reasons it was collected. The length of time we retain information varies, depending on the product or service and the nature of the information. This period may extend beyond the end of your relationship with us but it will be only for so long as it is necessary for us to have sufficient information to respond to any issues that may arise at a later date. When personal information is no longer required for GI's purposes, we will destroy, delete, erase or convert it into an anonymous form.
GI endeavours to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of Personal Information.
GI further protects Personal Information by restricting access to it to those employees that the management of GI has determined need to know that information in order that GI may provide its services.
6. Visiting GI Web Sites
"Persistent" cookies are more permanent bits of information that are placed on the hard drive of your computer and stay there unless you delete the cookie. Persistent cookies store information on your computer for a number of purposes, such as retrieving certain information you have previously provided (e.g., passwords), helping to determine what areas of the Web site visitors find most valuable, and customizing the Web site based on your preferences. GI's websites uses persistent cookies.
GI does not share Personal Information obtained through cookies with any third parties.
7. Access to Personal information
GI permits the reasonable right of access and review of personal information held by us about an individual.
If an individual believes any Personal Information concerning him or her is not correct, that person may request an update of that information by sending a request to the person indicated in Section 1 of this Policy. GI reserves the right not to change any Personal Information but will append any alternative reasonable text the individual concerned believes appropriate. An individual may also request that GI delete an individual's Personal Information from GI's system and records. However, due to technical constraints and the fact that GI backs up its systems, Personal Information may continue to reside in GI's systems after deletion. Individuals, therefore, should not expect that their Personal Information would be completely removed from GI systems in response to an accepted request for deletion.
GI reserves the right to decline access to Personal Information where the information requested:
a) Would disclose (i) personal information, including opinions, about another individual or about a deceased individual; or (ii) trade secrets or other business confidential information that may harm GI or the competitive position of a third party or interfere with contractual or other negotiations of GI or a third party;
b) Is subject to solicitor-client or litigation privilege;
c) Is not readily retrievable and the burden or cost of providing would be disproportionate to the nature or value of the information;
d) Does not exist, is not held, or cannot be found by GI;
e) Could reasonably result in (i) serious harm to the treatment or recovery of the individual concerned, (ii) serious emotional harm to the individual or another individual, or (iii) serious bodily harm to another individual;
f) May harm or interfere with law enforcement activities and other investigative or regulatory functions of a body authorized by law to perform such functions; or
g) Any other grounds under applicable legislation.
Where information will not or cannot be disclosed, the individual making the request will be provided with the reasons for non-disclosure.
Where information will be disclosed, GI will endeavor to provide the information in question within a reasonable time and no later than 30 days following the request.
GI will not respond to repetitious or vexatious requests for access. In determining whether a request is repetitious or vexatious, it will consider such factors as the frequency with which information is updated, the purpose for which the information is used, and the nature of the information.
To guard against fraudulent requests for access, GI will require sufficient information to allow it to confirm the identity of the person making the request before granting access or making corrections.
8. Amendment of GI Practices and This Policy
This statement is in effect as of October 18, 2013. GI will from time to time review and revise its privacy practices and this Policy Statement. In the event of any amendment, an appropriate notice will be communicated to Employees and others in an appropriate manner. Policy changes will apply to the information collected from the date of the revised Policy Statement as well as to existing information held by GI.