Your privacy is important to us. CanadianHockeyOnline.ca is committed to undertaking reasonable measures to protect the privacy and security of all of the personal information that is provided to us. Please read the following description of our policies and practices regarding your personal information.
GENERAL PRIVACY STATEMENT
In the course of operating CanadianHockeyOnline.ca. We may collect two types of information about our users (Personal Information and Non-Personal Information) for the purposes of research, site development, and marketing and promotions.
Personal Information is personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, birth date and gender.
We collect Personal Information when you choose to provide it to us when registering for a service, such as subscribing to a CanadianHockeyOnline.ca service, enter a CanadianHockeyOnline.ca promotion or choose to receive a CanadianHockeyOnline.ca newsletter.
Business contact information such as the name, title, business address, email address or telephone number of a business or professional person or an employee of an organization is not considered Personal Information.
Non-Personal Information of an anonymous nature, such as an IP Address, the domain used to access a CanadianHockeyOnline. ca service, and the type and version of browser or operating system being used. Information, such as demographic statistics of our users, number of visitors and average time spent on a CanadianHockeyOnline.ca page, is also considered Non-Personal Information.
CanadianHockeyOnline.ca may also use Non-Personal Information to inform our sponsors and advertisers as to the performance of a particular sponsorship or advertisement. In such case we may disclose to those third-party sponsors and advertisers the demographics available or who saw and clicked on an advertisement. No Personal Information will be disclosed to these sponsors and advertisers as part of this process; only anonymous information will be disclosed.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMAtION
CanadianHockeyOnline.ca and their agents and representatives collect personal information in a number of circumstances. For example, when you visit CanadianHockeyOnline.ca. We may collect personal information from you such as name, home address, e-mail address, age, purchase history, products used or searched for, phone number used to call customer service and credit card information for purposes such as registrations for our newsletter, subscription for our magazine, shopping in the shopping area and participation in other promotions and interactive online activities. We may collect personal information with your consent or as required or permitted by law.
Specifically with respect to the Shopping tab we may collect personal information, for example, when you register, sign in, search, purchase products or questionnaire or communicate with customer service. We may also automatically collect certain types of information, including the telephone number used to call customer service and, if you visit our Shopping tab, information collected through “cookies”.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use personal Information for the following purposes:
- Providing you with CanadianHockeyOnline.ca services and information you have requested from us, including your use of CanadianHockeyOnline.ca. We may periodically use your Personal Information to contact you about changes, enhancements or similar notices related to CanadianHockeyOnline.ca.
- If you indicated that you were interested in receiving offers or information from CanadianHockeyOnline.ca, we may send you e-mails and other mailings about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you;
CanadianHockeyOnline.ca may also use Personal Information if it has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful when investigating a contravention of a federal, provincial or foreign law or in order to protect or defend a legal interest.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will not sell or rent your Personal Information to anyone. We will only disclose your Personal Information to business partners and other third parties;
Where you have specifically given us your consent to disclose your Personal Information for a designated purpose; who are
acting on our behalf as our agents, suppliers or service providers, solely to enable us to more efficiently provide you with CanadianHockeyOnline.ca services. Such entities act under strict contractual controls, requiring them to maintain the confidentiality of all such Personal Information and to use such information solely for purposes related to the provision of CanadianHockeyOnline. ca.
As required by law, including by an order of any court, institution or body with jurisdiction or authority to compel the production of information, or in order to protect or defend a legal interest.
Consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information may be given in various ways. Consent can be express (for example, orally, electronically or on a form you may sign describing the intended uses and disclosures of personal information) or implied (for example, when you provide information necessary for a service you have requested, or in some circumstances where notice has been provided to you about our intentions with respect to your personal information and you have not withdrawn your consent for an identified purpose, such as by using an “opt out” option provided, if any). Consent may be given by your authorized representative (such as a legal guardian or a person having a power of attorney). When you voluntarily provide us with your personal information, we assume you consent to its collection, use and disclosure in accordance with this Privacy Statement and as described at the time of collection, subject to any uses and disclosures you have opted not to participate in. In some circumstances, we may expressly request your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information or provide you with an opportunity to opt out of certain uses or disclosures of your personal information. In some limited circumstances where permitted
or required by law, we may collect, use or disclose your personal information without your consent, for example, to collect a debt that you owe to us, to comply with a court order or to comply with local or federal regulations or a legally permitted inquiry by a government agency. You may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of personal information at any time, subject to contractual and legal restrictions and reasonable notice. Note that if you withdraw your consent to certain uses of your personal information, we may no longer be able to provide certain of our products or services.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use your personal information such as your name, home address and e-mail address to send marketing communications to you.
Personal information may be used or disclosed among CanadianHockeyOnline.ca (which includes organizations outside of Canada) for internal audit, management, billing or administrative purposes.
We also use personal information for: maintaining records for reasonable periods, and generally managing and administering our activities; meeting legal, regulatory, insurance, security and processing requirements; and otherwise with consent or as permitted or required by law.
CanadianHockeyOnline.ca may otherwise disclose personal information as necessary to meet legal, regulatory, insurance, audit and security requirements, with your consent, or as permitted or required by law.
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