Last Revised: October 27, 2017
1. INFORMATION COLLECTION
While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email and phone number and other information about you as an identifiable individual ("Personal Information"). We collect Personal Information when you voluntarily provide it through our Website, or when you provide it to us through other means. For example, we may collect Personal Information when you:
- Provide us with your name and email address to register for our mailing list through our Website;
- Contact us through e-mail, telephone, mail, or other correspondence; or
- Otherwise provide us with Personal Information.
You are responsible for complying with all applicable laws when you communicate or interact with another person through our Website, including without limitation, all privacy and anti-spam legislation.
2. AUTOMATIC COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. The amount of information that is sent by your web browser depends on the browser and settings you use. Please refer to the instructions provided by your browser if you want to learn more about what information it sends to websites you visit, or how you may change or restrict this.
In addition to any information that you choose to submit to use, we or selected third parties may use a variety of technologies that store or access information already stored on your personal computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone (each a "Device") whenever you visit or interact with our Website. The methods that may be used to store or access information already stored on your Device include the following:
- Cookies – a cookie is a text file placed on a Device when a user visits a website. Cookies can be temporary (e.g. session) or permanent (e.g. persistent). They can also be first party (e.g. placed by BTL) or third party (e.g. placed by a third party advertiser or advertisements server).
- Flash Cookies – a Flash cookie (or locally shared object) is a data file placed on your device via the Adobe Flash plug-in that may be built-in to or downloaded by you to your Device. This can operate across all browsers.
- HTML5 – HTML5 cookies can be programmed through HTML5 local storage and do not require a plug-in.
- ETag or entity tag – an opaque identifier assigned by a web server to a specific version of a resource found at a URL that acts as a form of device identifier.
We use the above noted technologies to collect general information about your use of the Website (such as the type of browser you use and which pages you view). Regular cookies may generally be disabled or removed by tools that are available as part of most commercial browsers, and in some but not all instances can be blocked in the future by selecting certain settings. Each browser you will use will need to be set separately and different browsers offer different functionality and options in this regard. Also, these tools may not be effective with regard to Flash cookies of HTML5 cookies. For more information on Flash cookies go to Adobe's website (www.adobe.com). Please be aware that if you disable or remove these technologies some parts of our Website will not work and that when you revisit our Website your ability to limit cookies is subject to your browser settings and limitations.
4. HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION
- Operate our Website;
- Identify and understand your needs regarding current and new services;
- Respond to your questions or inquiries;
- Improve our products, services and Website;
- Supply you with requested information on our products and services;
- Collect, analyze and monitor Website traffic;
- Carry out other purposes that are disclosed to you and to which you consent; and
- Carry out any other purpose permitted or required by law.
We reserve the right to transfer any Personal Information we have about you in the event that we merge with or are acquired by a third party or should any such transaction be proposed. We may also use, or disclose your Personal Information to third parties, if we have reason to believe that using or disclosing such information is necessary to: (i) conduct investigations of possible breaches of law; (ii) identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating an agreement they have with us; (iii) investigate security breaches or cooperate with government authorities pursuant to a legal matter; or (iv) to protect our rights, safety or property. Lastly, we may disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose to which you consent.
Personal Information collected online may also be combined with information you have provided to BTL through other sources such as over the telephone.
5. SERVICE PROVIDERS
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Website, to host the Website on our behalf, to perform Website-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Website and services are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. When Personal Information is transferred to a such a third party service provider, that party will be contractually bound to provide adequate protection for the Personal Information. The third parties we currently use are:
|Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). BTL uses Google Analytics to monitor and analyze web traffic. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
|Google Maps widget (Google Inc.)
|GitHub Pages (GitHub Inc.)
|Microsoft Azure (Microsoft Corporation)
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means including maintaining physical, organizational and technological safeguards intended to help protect against unauthorized use, disclosure or access, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Personal Information may only be accessed by persons within our organization, or our third party service providers, who require such access to carry out the purposes indicated above, or such other purposes as may be permitted or required by the applicable law.
Some or all of the Personal Information we collect may be stored or processed on servers located outside your jurisdiction of residence, including in the United States, whose data protection laws may differ from the jurisdiction in which you live. As a result, this information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in those jurisdictions according to laws in those jurisdictions. Subject to applicable laws in such other jurisdictions, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that appropriate protections are in place to require the data processor in that country to maintain protections on the Personal Information.
7. ACCESS AND RECTIFICATION
You have a right to request access to your Personal Information and to request a correction to it if you believe it is inaccurate. If you have submitted Personal Information to BTL and would like to have access to it, or if you would like to have it removed or corrected, please contact us using the contact information provided below. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request; however, in some cases we may not be able to allow you to access certain Personal Information in certain circumstances, for example if it contains Personal Information of other persons, or for legal reasons. In such cases, we will provide you with a reasonable explanation of why it is not possible to grant access to your Personal Information.
8. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
10. CONTACT US
BTL Group Ltd.
Attn: Privacy and Data Protection
2880-1021 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6E 0C3
+1 (778) 834-8417