What is “Personal Information?”
Personal information is any information that identifies you, or by which your identity could be ascertained. It does not include:
- the title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization;
- corporate business contact information; and
- aggregated information that is no longer related to a specific identifiable individual.
Why Do We Collect Personal Information from You?
We collect personal information to:
- understand your needs;
- track and identify market trends;
- inform you of upcoming events or of services we believe will be of interest to you.
What Personal Information Do We Gather?
The kind of personal information we will ask for includes your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, type of business, and your interest in small.
How Do We Collect Your Personal Information?
We collect personal information with utmost care and concern for your privacy, and in a manner that complies with the Federal Privacy Act (R.S.C. , 1985, c. P-21). We collect information directly when you submit the forms on this website. We may also send cookies to your computer which allow us to collect information regarding your surfing habits and the webpages that you visit within the small site.
Consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information may be obtained orally or in writing and may be expressly given or implied. When we use your personal information to provide information on products or services to you, and when we use your personal information to include you in any direct marketing activities, we will assume that you have consented to such use unless you specifically advise otherwise. If you tell us that you no longer wish to receive information about our services, or about new developments of our program, we will not send any further material.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We will not disclose your personal information to any third parties unless required to do so by law or when you have consented to the disclosure. Stored information is subject to the privacy laws of any country where we store information, on our own or contracted servers.
Security of Your Personal Information
small takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that your personal information is kept safe from loss, unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure. However, data that is transported over an open network, such as the Internet or e-mail, may be accessible to anybody. small cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted via the Internet or email and if disclosing any personal information via an open network, you acknowledge that it is potentially accessible to others, and may be obtained and used by others without your consent. In particular, while individual data packets are often encrypted, the names of the sender and recipient are not. Even if both the sender and recipient are located in the same country data may also be transmitted via such networks to other countries regularly and without controls, including to countries that do not afford the same level of data protection as your country of residency. Your data may be lost during transmission or may be accessed by unauthorized parties. small does not accept any liability for direct or indirect losses as regards the security of your data during its transfer via Internet.
Retention of Your Personal Information
small keeps your personal information on file as long as is reasonably necessary for us to complete the objectives set out at the time of collecting the information. When conducting market analyses we may retain your personal information as long a reasonably necessary to establish and identify market trends.
If you have any questions, or wish to access your personal information, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org