What Is Personal Information?
‘Personal information’ means information about an identifiable individual. Examples of personal information that we may collect, use and disclose include but are not limited to your contact information (name, address, phone number or email address), your billing information (credit card number or banking information), driver’s license information, personal financial information and other information that you may be asked to voluntarily provide to us. Personal information does not include publicly available information or your business contact information.
What Personal Information Do We Collect? To Whom Do We Disclose Personal Information?
In most cases, we will collect personal information directly from you when you request information on a product and/or service that is offered through Shoptherate.ca. This personal information is then transferred to third party providers in order to complete your request such as but not limited to obtaining rates, quotes, recommendations and other products and/or services requested by you.
Shoptherate.ca divisions, affiliates and partners may share personal information with each other in order to provide services and products you have requested. We may also share your personal information with third parties as necessary for them to provide services and/or products. Some service providers may be located outside of Canada where personal information may be subject to the laws of those jurisdictions.
We may disclose or transfer personal information to a potential purchaser in connection with the sale, merger or strategic partnership of some or all of the business of Shoptherate.ca, or as otherwise permitted or required by law.
How Do We Retain And Safeguard Your Personal Information?
We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and as permitted by law. We may also keep such information for a period of time as deemed necessary to offer you additional products and/or services from time to time from Shoptherate.ca., partners and affiliates. You may choose to opt-out of email communications at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you no longer wish this receive email communication from us.
How Do We Monitor Our Websites?
From time to time, we collect certain usage information from our servers that relates to the use of our websites. We use this information to improve our website, for example by enhancing pages or features that are visited frequently, and on occasion we may share this information with our affiliates or other third party companies to provide them with an indication of the amount of interest in our website for advertising and promotion purposes and to help us plan for technical improvements.