Your privacy is important to Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting (“we”, “us”). That is why we are committed to informing you how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your personal information.
This is the private policy (the «Policy») for Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting LTD. Protection of every user’s privacy is our priority. This policy sets out the and security of personal information of individuals using our websites, in accordance with private data laws and regulations of laws of the federal government of Canada and the laws of the province of Ontario. We are committed to continuously update this Policy accordingly to ensure the best protection of your personal information.
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is information about you that uniquely identifies you as an individual. Your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number are all examples of personal information. However any business information that is publicly displayed on a business listing (in accordance with the business’s choice), and that is available to the public does not fall under the scope of personal information as it is publicly available information. Also, in some circumstances, some of this information may qualify as business information which is not covered by this Policy.
Collection of Personal Information
We do not automatically gather any personal information from users of our Websites. Personal information is only voluntarily obtained through creation of an account or/and subscription to our services and/or promotions, participation in online contests, surveys, and reviews, posting on any of our blogs, and forums. There is no requirement to provide personal information to view the content of any of our websites except that which can only be accessed with a subscription. Any personal information provided in the public domain, and viewable by other users shall not be protected by this policy. All users have a duty to exercise good judgment when sharing personal information on public platforms.
All users reserve the right not to provide us with their personal information online. Where preferable, we encourage all users to provide personal information by emailing “firstname.lastname@example.org” to provide us with any information you do not wish to provide through any Centinum websites. No material consequences shall result in declining to provide personal information. However, choosing not to provide personal information may result in the inability to subscribe or buy premium services, receive product updates, participate in certain promotions, receive product information, or use portions of a Centinum websites that require personalized information or applications.
For safety and security purposes, service improvement, and data collection, we may use software that receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the computers users use to interact/contact Centinum websites. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting Centinum websites.
Information collected by service provider and/or partners
In accordance with Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting mission and purpose, we may use service providers to serve third party’s advertisements on our websites or our advertisements on other websites. If cookies are placed on your browser by these providers for purposes of serving advertisements, data and anonymous information may be collected, including browsing history on Centinum websites, IP address, domain name and the name of the web page from which you entered such websites, web activity, time, and other details may be collected. This collection of information and data are used by these third parties to develop efficient, customized services, including advertisements. Furthermore, this information and data are aggregated and analyzed to generate user statistics or information summaries that are essential in understanding our users’ needs and preferences and facilitate the development of efficient services for our users including services to third parties such as prospective business partners, and advertisers. This data and information may also be used in accordance with our mission and purpose, for other lawful purposes.
Use and Sharing of Personal Information
Personal information is used for various purposes consistent to our mission and purpose including advertising services, offers, promotions, reward programs, reviews, surveys, and other services, to better understand our users’ needs and preferences, to design and customize services and generally improve the quality of services we provide.
Where the user voluntarily subscribes to offers and promotions, we shall use their personal information to contact them with marketing or promotional materials regarding our products, programs and services. Where applicable, we may exchange or merge personal information with data obtained from third parties including our agents and/or contractors for the same purposes.
Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting will ensure that any third party who has access to personal information only does so for online with this policy, and with agreements that ensure that personal information can only be used for the purposes for which it was shared with them. Where applicable, our agents and contractors located in other jurisdictions may be subject to other laws, including laws that may require disclosure of personal information to government agencies for legal and lawful purposes.
By providing us with your personal information, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Policy, and its amendments, which will be communicated for your review. All users have the option to decline to give consent if they do not agree with this Policy or its amendments.
Any user who wishes to withdraw their consent can do so by emailing us at email@example.com . While withdrawing consent, may not result in any material consequence, thee user may not be able to obtain some services that require personal information.
Where required by law, or deemed necessary, we may collect, use or disclose your personal information without your consent, for example, to collect a debt you owe us, to comply with a legally permitted inquiry by a government agency, or to comply with a court order.
Protection and Retention
We do not collect personal information by other means except electronically. In the event that any user provides any personal information in any other form due to technical glitches or other unavoidable circumstances, we shall ensure that it is stored electronically and any other versions of it are destroyed. All personal information collected or stored electronically will be protected through various internet security measures and systems to the best of our ability. While this doesn’t warrant absolute security of personal information from any unauthorized or/and illegal access, we are committed to informing all users of any risks that may arise from illegal compromise of our system’s security or that of any third party we have shared their personal information with.
Upon request to withdraw a user’s personal information, Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting shall ensure to permanently remove the said personal information from all Centinum websites within 90 days. Where applicable, we shall also ensure to submit a Request for Personal Information Removal to any third parties we may have shared personal information with in accordance with this Policy.
Our Terms and Conditions of Use (hyperlink), and this Policy, including their aforementioned laws fully govern all use of all Centinum Websites, and any disputes thereof, including such disputes related to personal information. We reserve the right to revise and amend this Policy. All users of our websites have a duty to review this Policy from time to time to ensure they are aware of any changes. While we may send out electronic notifications concerning any amendments, Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting does not undertake any responsibility beyond providing this Policy and updating it accordingly.
Access and Contact
Upon written request, Centinum Group and Centinum Consulting will provide you access to your personal information, subject to any exceptions as provided by the applicable legislation.
For any concerns or questions regarding this Policy or/and the security of personal information or our compliance with the applicable personal information protection legislation, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org