Telemerge complies with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) as set forth by the Canadian Government and taking effect on July 1, 2014 regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information. More information about CASL can be found at http://fightspam.gc.ca
1. Important Information
1.2. Contact Us
2. Information We Collect
2.1. When You Visit our Website
You are free to explore the Website without providing any information about yourself. When you download content from the Website, or request information from us via the website, we request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information.
2.2. “Personal Information”
This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Websites, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers.
2.3. “Navigational Information”
This refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the “Navigation Information” section below.
2.4. Information About Children
The Website is not intended for or targeted at children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 13. If you believe that we have collected information about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, so that we may delete the information.
3. How We Use Information We Collect
3.2. We Never Sell Personal Information
We will never sell or your Personal Information to any third party.
3.3 Authorized Resellers
When applicable we will provide your information to trusted partner companies who are authorized resellers of our services. Partners may use the information to contact you based on your request to receive such communications, or to provide customer support. Such third parties are prohibited from using your Personal Information except for these purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
3.4. Use of Personal Information
3.5. Use of Navigational Information
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Telemerge.
3.6. Customer Testimonials and Comments
We occasionally post customer testimonials and comments on our Website, which may contain Personal Information. We obtain each customer’s consent via email prior to posting the customer’s name and testimonial.
3.7. Security of your Personal Information
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When sensitive Personal Information (such as a credit card number and/or geo-location data) is collected on our Website, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
3.8. External Websites
3.9. Retention of Personal Information
We retain Personal Information that you provide us as long as we consider it potentially useful in contacting you about our services, and then we securely delete the information. We will delete this information from the servers at an earlier date if you so request, as described in “Opting Out and Unsubscribing” below.
3.10. International Transfer of Information
3.11. Corporate Events
If we (or our assets) are acquired by another company, whether by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or otherwise, that company would receive all information gathered by Telemerge on the Website.
3.12. Compelled Disclosure
We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or to comply with a law, court order, or legal process.
4. Navigational Information
We use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Telemerge Website. Telemerge keeps track of the Website and pages you visit within it, in order to determine what portion of the Telemerge Website is the most popular or most used. This data is used to deliver customized content and promotions to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
4.2. Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)
We employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help us better manage the Website and Subscription Service by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages or in emails and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. We tie the information gathered by clear gifs in emails to our customers’ Personal Information. If you would like to opt-out of these emails, please see “Opting Out and Unsubscribing”.
5. Opting Out and Unsubscribing
5.1. Reviewing, Correcting and Removing Your Personal Information
If you provide us with your Personal Information, you have the following rights with respect to that information:
- To review the user information that you have supplied to us
- To request that we correct any errors, outdated information, or omissions in user information that you have supplied to us
- To request that your user information not be used to contact you
- To request that your user information be removed from any solicitation list that we use
- To request that your user information be deleted from our records
- To opt out of being solicited by Telemerge or third parties
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at email@example.com or by mail to Telemerge Canada, Inc., 2851 John Street, PO Box 4202, Markham, Ontario L3R 0P9, Canada, Attention: Privacy. We will promptly change, correct, or delete your information and notify you of the action we have taken.
5.2. To Unsubscribe From Our Communications
You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our e-mails, or by sending us email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by sending us postal mail to Telemerge Canada, Inc., 2851 John Street, PO Box 4202, Markham, Ontario L3R 0P9, Canada, Attention: Privacy.