The Policy applies to our Web Site (located at the url https://autofile.ca) and is applicable whether you are accessing the Web Site through a desktop browser, a tablet device, a connected television, a mobile smart phone or any other device which enables you to access the Web Site.
The Policy does not cover the collection of information which is publicly available (for example in a public directory). The Policy is also not intended to cover the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information for journalistic purposes, nor does it cover the collection of information which is considered Non-Personal Information. Non Personal Information is anonymous information, such as an IP Address, the domain you used to access the Web Site and the type of browser, mobile application or operating system you are using. Non Personal Information also includes an aggregation of demographic information, total numbers of visitors, the pages users visit, average time spent on the Web Site and other statistics which may be collected from time to time by us or our partners.
The Policy was developed in order to comply with all applicable laws including the PIPEDA legislation applicable in Canada. In order to comply with PIPEDA The Policy was developed and based on the ten principles of fair information practises as outlined by the Canadian Standards Association in the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information. (CAN/CSA - Q830-96). The ten principles are:
- Identifying Purpose
- Limiting Collection
- Limiting Use Disclosure and Retention
- Protection and Safeguards
- Individual Access
- Challenging Compliance
Granting Your Consent to the Collection and Use of Personal Information
By submitting your Personal Information to us directly or by using the Web Site you consent to the use of your Personal Information as described in The Policy and agree to the terms and conditions here in. Your Personal Information will only be used in the manner outlined in The Policy. If we plan to use your Personal Information for any other purposes not identified in The Policy we will only do so after informing you by updating The Policy.
Why do we collect your information? How will we use it?
We collect and use your information to enable us to maintain our e-mail newsletters, to respond to your inquiries or to provide feedback when it’s been requested. In addition we may use your information for internal business purposes including for the improvement of our Web Site. We may also use your information for authentication purposes on the Web Site or to allow you to log in. We will not collect information about you unless we reasonably determine that it is required to provide you with a service or product.
We may retain and store your information for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. We have put in place the necessary technical and operational measures to ensure your information is protected from loss, theft, unintentional disclosure, copying use or modification. When we collect it, we will clearly identify what information we are collecting and the reason why we are collecting it. It is always your choice whether or not to provide Personal Information. If you decide not to provide this information then you may not be entitled to use certain functions and features of our web site.
Your Consent to the use of Cookie's and Web Beacons
Cookies and Web Beacons Used For Advertising
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off cookies or other third party cookies through the appropriate settings on your browser. For more information on how to manage cookies from within your browser setting please read the article located at the following url: www.aboutcookies.org/managing-cookies.
Please check back to this page on a regular basis as The Policy may be amended from time to time. If you would like to access your information, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions of if you find any errors in our information about you, please visit the Autofile.ca contact us page.