Scope and Consent
Collection & Use of Personal Information
You can browse the Shop4Charity.ca website, or related sites, without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. If you give us your personal information, then you are not anonymous to us. If you choose to provide us with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in Canada/USA.
We collect personal information in order to promotion, process and fulfil your purchases, respond to your inquiries, administer your participation in the sweepstakes and otherwise provide you with the use of and access to our sites, applications, services and tools, and to help us personalize and improve your experience. This information may also be used to contact you regarding your purchased or won items, to mail you your purchased or won items, and to make you aware of new products or promotions for other efforts to raise money for the charities we support.
Information We Collect Automatically
When you visit our sites, use our applications, services, and tools, we automatically collect information sent to us by your computer, or other access device such as IP addresses and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our sites. We use this information to help us understand our site activity, and to monitor and improve our sites. We collect and store any information you enter on our sites or you provide to us in context of using our sites, applications, services or tools. This may include, but is not limited to: information you provide us when make a purchase, you enter a sweepstakes or promotion, or submit an inquiry and may include name, email address, age, phone number, mobile telephone number, physical contact information, and (depending on the service used) sometimes financial information, such as credit cards. We may also collect information about friends and family members, such as their name and physical contact information, when you purchase a product for them on one of our sites
Cookies & Other Technologies
Our sites may also use a technology called "tracer tags" or "Web Beacons". This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on our sites. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor our sites for you and other future visitors to our website.
In addition to using cookies and related technologies as described above, we also may permit certain third party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to users and to collect and use other data about user activities on our Sites and/or Services (e.g., to allow them to tailor ads on third party services). These companies may deliver ads that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behavior.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by visiting the following URL: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1
Our Disclosure of Your Information
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as set out herein. We disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, search warrants or other legally valid inquiries or orders, to an investigative body in case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. We may also disclose personal information to enforce our policies, establish, exercise or defend legal claims, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Your personal information may be maintained and processed by our affiliates and other third-party service providers in the US or other jurisdictions. While we use contractual and other measures to ensure protection of personal information, the laws and regulations relating to privacy and personal information protection in other jurisdictions may not be the same as, or similar to, your local privacy laws. The governments, courts, law enforcement or regulatory agencies in these other jurisdictions may be able to request disclosure of personal information through the laws of these jurisdictions.
No Spam, Spyware or Spoofing
We do not tolerate spam; we will not rent or sell your email address.
E-Mail List Management
We periodically send e-mail to people who purchase our products. These emails provide information about our products, or special offers about third-party products or services. Should you no longer want to receive our emails please click the link at the bottom of the e-mail to be removed from our list.
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Protecting and Storing Your Personal Information
We store and process your personal information in Canada/USA. We protect your information using technical, physical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centers, and information access authorization controls.
Access to your Personal Information
You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. You may request access, updating and corrections of inaccuracies in your personal information by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to their personal information records.
If your questions are not answered online, you may write to us at: Shop4Charity Attn: Shop4Charity Privacy Practices, PO Box 10, Brockville Ontario K6V 5T8, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.