Canada’s Security Store operates canadassecuritystore.ca and may operate other websites. It is Canada’s Security Store’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Canada’s Security Store collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Canada’s Security Store’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Canada’s Security Store’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Canada’s Security Store may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Canada’s Security Store also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on canadassecuritystore.ca blogs/sites. Canada’s Security Store only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Canada’s Security Store’s websites choose to interact with Canada’s Security Store in ways that require Canada’s Security Store to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Canada’s Security Store gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at canadassecuritystore.ca to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Canada’s Security Store are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Canada’s Security Store collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Canada’s Security Store. Canada’s Security Store does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Canada’s Security Store may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Canada’s Security Store may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Canada’s Security Store does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Canada’s Security Store discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Canada’s Security Store’s behalf or to provide services available at Canada’s Security Store’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Canada’s Security Store’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Canada’s Security Store will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Canada’s Security Store discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Canada’s Security Store believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Canada’s Security Store, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Canada’s Security Store website and have supplied your email address, Canada’s Security Store may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Canada’s Security Store and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Canada’s Security Store takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Canada’s Security Store, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Canada’s Security Store goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Canada’s Security Store may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register for an account on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.