Any personal information you provide to us through this web site (the “Site”) or by email will be treated with care, and subject to this Policy, will not be used or disclosed in ways to which you have not consented.
Personal Information We Collect Online
The Clay Brick Association of Canada does not intend to collect personal information from users of this Site. Our customers are corporations and not individuals. Nevertheless, we recognize that in some situations, through inadvertence or otherwise, you may provide us with your personal information. This Policy explains how we collect, use and disclose the personal information you may provide while using this Site. We may from time to time ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, and phone number.
How We Use Your Personal Information; Right to Opt-Out
Your personal information is intended to be used only by authorized personnel of The Clay Brick Association of Canada to respond to information requests, verify name and address and other related information, to improve our content and product offerings and to generally support your use of the Site. Personal information we collect on The Clay Brick Association of Canada .com may be used to facilitate the processing of orders in the following ways:
– Communicate special offers and featured items to you, if you chose to receive such notices, including notices from our business partners.
– Enhance Site operation and efficiency.
– Inform you of new products or other information of interest.
We may use your e-mail address to send you information about new product offerings, and other matters we believe will interest you and communications relative to the use of the Site. At any time you may ask us to stop sending you email and other information by contacting us at i[email protected]. Also, each unsolicited email we send to you will tell you how to decline further unsolicited email. From time to time we may also send to you email containing important information regarding the Site, which you may not opt out of receiving.
In general, we use information in the file we maintain about you and your business to evaluate current and past activities on the Site, to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems. If you send us correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
After a reasonable period of time consistent with our records retention and destruction, we will destroy any of your personal information that is no longer needed to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected.
Your Access to Your Personal Information
Upon request, we will provide you with the means to insure that your personal information is correct and current. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information, and will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to have it amended as appropriate.
We may use non-personal information to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding Site user demographics, Site traffic patterns, and Site purchases, and then provide those reports to advertisers and others. Tracking information in the reports is not designed to be connected to the identities or other personal information of individual users.
Notification of Changes
We reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time. Any amendments we make to this Policy will apply to your personal information from the time we post the amendment on this Site. For your convenience, the date of the last update to this Policy will be noted below the link to this document on the home page to make you aware that amendments have been posted. It is your responsibility to regularly check the Site for amendments to this Policy. You agree to be bound by amendments when posted on this Site.
Disclosure of Personal Information
Information about our site visitors is an important part of The Clay Brick Association of Canada ‘s business. The Clay Brick Association of Canada is not in the business of selling that information to others. We share vistor information only with the parties described below:
(i) Disclosure to Suppliers. We may use third party Suppliers and Service Providers to facilitate our provision of products or services to you. For example, we may outsource the operations of one or more aspects of our Site to a Supplier or Service Provider who performs services according to our requirements. In some instances, the Service Provider may collect information directly from you (such as in the situation where we ask a Service Provider to conduct a survey for us). In process transactions, we may disclose some of your personal information to certain Providers. Since we want to service your business needs, we encourage our associates in business to follow privacy practices consistent with the practices we describe in this Policy.
(ii) Disclosure to affiliates. We may provide your personal information to our affiliates. They may use your personal information to provide you with email or other information about their products and services and other matters. In the event we share your personal information with our affiliates, they will have agreed with us to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. If at any time you do not wish us to make any further disclosure of your personal information to such organizations, please notify us at [email protected].
(iii) Disclosure to business partners. We may provide your personal information to certain companies with which we have developed a business relationship and which we believe can be of service to you. Before personal information is disclosed, the recipient organization will agree with us to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. Recipient organizations may use your personal information to provide you with email or other information about their products and services and other matters. If at any time you do not wish us to make any further disclosure of your personal information to such organizations, please notify us at [email protected].
(iv) Disclosure in Business Transfers. We may sell or transfer some or all of the The Clay Brick Association of Canada business. As part of that sale or transfer, we may disclose your personal information to the acquiring organization, but will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy.
(v) Law Enforcement & Legal Disclosure. We may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information, or where we have reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with legislation, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information. We may disclose your personal information to our legal counsel, auditors, and consultants to permit them to perform professional services for us.
Location of Information
Your personal information will be kept securely with members of the Clay Brick Association of Canada.
Questions or complaints regarding this Policy should be directed to the The Clay Brick Association of Canada at [email protected] with a subject line of “Privacy ” for clarification.