COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
Great Canadian Garage Sale will only collect information about you when you provide it to us, and we only collect information to provide better services to all of our users and customers.
We collect information in two ways:
1. Information you give to us directly. This information typically includes your name, email address, first name, surname, address and domain name, and may also contain your username or any other information required to process an order through the Site.
2. Information we collect through your use of our services. This includes information collected by our server, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, operating system and platform, the average time you spend on greatcanadiangaragesale.com, pages visited, information searched for, average access time, and websites you have visited previously, as well as other relevant statistics; cookies and other anonymous identifiers, which we send to your computer’s browser for record-keeping purposes.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We may use the information you give to us directly to:
- deliver products to you, to collect payments and to manage your account, to market to you directly, as well as provide you with information about our products and services, and to notify you of changes to our products and services;
- contact you about new products, projects or seasonal promotions. If you wish not to receive such communications, you can unsubscribe by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also unsubscribe from the mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in all communication emails that are sent;
- provide, maintain, protect and improve our services, to develop new ones, and to protect our services and our customers. We may also use this information to offer you tailored products, projects or seasonal promotions;
- keep a record of your communications with us to help solve any issues or disputes that might arise.
- we may use the information we collect through your use of our services to:
- measure the use of the Site and to administer and improve the Site. This statistical data is interpreted by Great Canadian Garage Sale in its continuing effort to improve the Site and your shopping experience.
- gather information on which web pages are visited and how often, to make the Site more user friendly, and to give you a better experience when you return to the Site.
- We may combine the information you give to us directly with the information we collect through your use of our service.
We may from time to time supply the owners or operators of third party websites from which it is possible to link to Great Canadian Garage Sale with information relating to the number of users accessing the Site from such third party websites. You will not personally be identifiable from this information.
In delivering our products or collecting and using your personal information, we may be required to disclose some of your personal information to third party organizations, including external service providers; our legal, accounting, financial or other professional advisors; and regulatory or government authorities as required by law.
Great Canadian Garage Sale uses a number of security measures to protect the information you provide to us.
We protect your personal information by:
- restricting internal and external access to your personal information; and
- maintaining our technology systems to prevent unauthorized computer access; and
- ensuring that third parties that require access to your information, including organizations outside Canada, take such steps as are reasonable to ensure that they do not breach our privacy obligations; and
- securely destroying your personal information when your personal information is no longer needed.
When purchasing from us, your financial details are passed through a secure server using the latest 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology.
Great Canadian Garage Sale uses the latest, industry standard 128-bit SSL (secure sockets layer) encryption technology to transmit and encrypt all credit information into Great Canadian Garage Sale’s databases.
ACCURACY AND RETENTION
You are entitled to request access to and correction of all personal data you provide us, or to remove your name from our database at any time by contacting Customer Care at email@example.com.
You have the right to access personal information held by Great Canadian Garage Sale about you, subject to the restrictions provided by law. We endeavor to keep information about you as accurate as possible. If you are concerned about our use of your personal information or if you would like to review or change the information you have supplied to us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding privacy issues in Canada, please visit the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s website at https://www.priv.gc.ca