MarketAccess respects the privacy of every individual who visits our website and uses our service. This privacy statement provides notice of the standards and terms under which MarketAccess protects the privacy of information supplied by visitors.
MarketAccess Communications Inc. respects the privacy of every individual who visits its Web sites and uses its services. This privacy statement provides notice of the standards and terms under which MarketAccess Communications Inc. protects the privacy of information supplied by visitors to sites on the World Wide Web that are owned and operated by MarketAccess Communications Inc.. This privacy statement provides notice of our information collection practices and of the ways in which your information may be used. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically to review this information.
2. Personally Identifiable Information.
MarketAccess Communications Inc. typically receives specific data about its Web site visitors only when such information is provided voluntarily, such as when our visitors request information, purchase or enroll for services, provide resume information for employment opportunities, or send us e-mail. Of course, some of these activities require that you give us information, such as when you make a purchase, use a credit card or electronic payment service to pay for MarketAccess Communications Inc. services, submit your resume, or request certain types of information.
We collect the following types of information about you.
- Postal Address
- Postal code
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Fax number
- Internet domain name
- Credit or debit card information
- Cardholder name
- Card number
- Type of card (e.g., Visa, Mastercard)
- Expiration date
- Security code
- Paypal account information
- Email address of PayPal account
- Internet Protocol (IP) address for fraud-prevention purposes
When you provide personally identifiable information to MarketAccess Communications Inc. through one of our Web sites, it will be used to fulfill your specific request. However, MarketAccess Communications Inc. reserves the right, in its discretion, to send you bulletins and other important information about your MarketAccess Communications Inc. services.
MarketAccess Communications Inc. occasionally sends service communication e-mails through www.marketaccess.ca. The service communication e-mails are essential to our registering you for service and to our continuing provision of services to you. Therefore, you may not opt out of receiving these e-mail messages.
MarketAccess Communications will not, however, sell, trade, or otherwise disclose your personally identifiable information unless we are authorized or legally required to do so, or in the case of imminent physical harm to any person. On those MarketAccess Communications Inc. sites where you may provide MarketAccess Communications Inc. with credit card, electronic payment service, or other ordering information via the Web, MarketAccess Communications Inc. protects and secures this information by employing commercially customary Web-based security and encryption protocols, an example of which is the Secure Socket Layer (SSL). On those sites where you voluntarily offer any feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the like, MarketAccess Communications Inc. will treat that portion of the information as non-confidential and non-proprietary and, except as otherwise expressed in this privacy statement, MarketAccess Communications Inc. assumes no obligation to protect such information from disclosure.
3. Non-Personally Identifiable (Generic) Information.
In general, MarketAccess Communications Inc. gathers some generic information automatically. Generic information does not reveal the identity of the visitor. It usually includes information about the Internet address assigned to your computer, the number and frequency of visitors, and the MarketAccess Communications Inc. sites visited. MarketAccess Communications Inc. gathers this information for the limited purpose of determining customer service and Web site needs. We accomplish this by using certain technologies, including “cookies” (a technology that can be used to provide the visitor with tailored information about MarketAccess Communications Inc. services). MarketAccess Communications Inc. does not combine information collected in this way with any personally identifiable information. You can set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and you can refuse it.
4. Your MarketAccess Communications Inc.-Hosted Web Site, Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms and Third Party Sites.
5. Exceptions and Limitations.
Notwithstanding the foregoing and in compliance with applicable laws, MarketAccess Communications Inc. (i) cooperates fully with federal, provincial and local officials in any investigation relating to any content (including personal or private electronic communications transmitted to MarketAccess Communications Inc.) or purported unlawful activities of any user of the MarketAccess Communications Inc. Service, and (ii) takes reasonable measures to protect its proprietary rights. For the limited purposes of accomplishing such cooperation and measures and in compliance with applicable laws, MarketAccess Communications Inc. may be required to disclose personally identifiable information.
In addition, MarketAccess Communications Inc. may elect to monitor the areas of communication of any kind (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate MarketAccess Communications Inc.’s business; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of MarketAccess Communications Inc. or others.
6. Sale or Transfer of MarketAccess Communications Inc.’s Stock or Assets.
In connection with the potential or actual sale or transfer of any of its interest in www.marketaccess.ca, and other sites owned by MarketAccess Communications Inc., and any of the assets or stock of the company, MarketAccess Communications Inc. reserves the right to sell or transfer your information (including, but not limited to, name, address information, and other information you provided to MarketAccess Communications Inc.) to a third party that (i) concentrates its business in Web hosting or communication products or services; (ii) agrees to be MarketAccess Communications Inc.’s successor in interest with regard to the maintenance and protection of information collected and maintained by MarketAccess Communications Inc.; and (iii) agrees to the obligations of this privacy statement. To the extent it is practicable to do so, this paragraph shall also apply in the event of any bankruptcy proceedings involving MarketAccess Communications Inc..
In the event that MarketAccess Communications Inc. plans to transfer your information to a third party incident to a potential or actual sale of any of MarketAccess Communications Inc.’s assets or stock, or incident to any bankruptcy proceedings involving MarketAccess Communications Inc., MarketAccess Communications Inc. will:
- Notify you by e-mail, at the e-mail address then on file for your account, at least thirty (30) days prior to the transfer taking place; and
- Give you the opportunity to decide whether you wish for your information to be transferred to the third party. Please note, however, that if you choose not to allow your information to be transferred to the third party, you may have to terminate or cancel your service with MarketAccess Communications Inc.. At the time of providing notice to you of the upcoming transfer of information to a third party, MarketAccess Communications Inc. will tell you whether you will have to terminate or cancel your service, should you decide not to allow MarketAccess Communications Inc. to transfer your information to the third party.
7. Changes in this Privacy Statement.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, or by means of a notice via email.
8. Contact Us.
MarketAccess Communications Inc.
38 Auriga Drive, Suite 200,
Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 8A5
10. Access to Personally Identifiable Information.
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may update it by making the change on our member information page or by e-mailing our Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11. Sharing of Information.
We use an outside credit card processing company to bill you for services. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any purposes other than to bill you for our services.
We use other third parties to provide various additional services for you on our Web site. When you sign up for the additional services, we will share certain elements of the information you provide to us as necessary for the third party to provide that service.