What information does Builders Choice collect?
Builders Choice collects personal information from individuals when they register or establish a user account on the Website, subscribe to Builders Choice’s newsletter, respond to a survey, or fill out a Builders Choice-provided form. Individuals may, however, visit the Website anonymously. The type of information that Builders Choice may collect includes, for example, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and other information individuals may choose to provide.
Builders Choice will not attempt to link or match such anonymous technical information with any personally identifiable information unless Builders Choice has the subject individual’s consent, Builders Choice or its service providers have detected or reasonably suspect any unlawful use of Builders Choice services or a privacy or security breach, or Builders Choice has a legal duty or right to do so.
What does Builders Choice use the collected information for?
Builders Choice may collect personal information about individuals for the following purposes:
- To administer, plan, and manage its relationship with and to communicate with individuals;
- To provide individuals with requested information and/or products or services;
- To better understand how Builders Choice may improve its services;
- To develop and conduct the business and operations of Builders Choice;
- To provide individuals with information on current and future programs and services or other developments with respect to Builders Choice and its affiliates and partners (in accordance with applicable laws such as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – see below);
- To comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements; and
- To protect Builders Choice’s legal rights and property;
(collectively, the “Authorized Purposes”).
Builders Choice may collect personal information for other purposes where it has a legal duty or right to do so or where Builders Choice has a good faith belief that it is necessary to protect the property or rights of Builders Choice.
Builders Choice does not collect personal information for any other purposes, unless it has the consent of the individual to whom it relates.
How does Builders Choice collect personal information?
Builders Choice only collects personal information about an individual with the individual’s knowledge and consent. Generally, this means that Builders Choice collects personal information directly from the individual to whom it relates, whether via the Website, or by e-mail, telephone, fax, or in person. Occasionally, Builders Choice may collect personal information from third party sources, but only with the knowledge and consent of the individual or where otherwise authorized by law.
Builders Choice or its service providers may use “cookies” on the Website. “Cookies” are small text files placed on computers that can collect and store a variety of information. Permanent cookies are stored indefinitely on a user’s hard drive unless manually deleted, while temporary cookies are automatically deleted from the user’s browser upon logging out of a website. Web browsers typically allow users to disable permanent and/or temporary cookies.
Does Builders Choice use data analytics?
Please note that the Website uses Google Analytics to improve the performance and functionality of the Website. This web analytics tool allows the collection, analysis, measurement and reporting of data about web traffic and visits to the Website for the purpose of understanding and optimizing web usage. For example, information in cookies may be used for the purpose of web analytics to remember individual online interactions with the Website. When an individual computer requests the Website, the Website collects the following types of information for web analytics purposes: the originating IP address, the date and time of the request, the type of browser used and the page(s) visited. The information collected is disclosed to Google, an external third party service provider. The information is de-personalized and anonymized prior to being stored on the service provider's servers in order to help safeguard individual privacy. For more information about how Google collects, uses, and processes data, please visit: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
Does Builders Choice disclose any personal information to outside parties?
Builders Choice does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties personally identifiable information. Builders Choice only uses or discloses personal information as reasonably required to facilitate the Authorized Purposes listed above.
In some cases, Builders Choice may share personal information with third party service providers performing functions on Builders Choice’s behalf, including, for example, vendors that provide information technology services, hosting services, or provide analytics or assessment services.
Builders Choice does not otherwise use or disclose personal information unless Builders Choice has an individual’s consent, Builders Choice has a good faith belief that disclosure of the information is necessary to protect the rights or property of Builders Choice, or Builders Choice has a legal duty or right to do so.
Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How does Builders Choice obtain and manage consent from visitors?
Individuals provide their consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by Builders Choice when they provide their information to Builders Choice or use its programs or services.
Individuals can deny or withdraw their consent to Builders Choice’s collection, use and disclosure of their personal information at any time upon reasonable notice, subject to any legal or contractual requirements. However, if consent is denied or withdrawn, Builders Choice may not be able to provide certain programs or services.
Builders Choice may use personal information it collects to inform individuals of current and/or new programs or services or other developments that Builders Choice or its affiliates or partners believe will be of interest to individuals in accordance with applicable customer agreements and applicable laws, including Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. Such communications may be made by way of telephone, text message, direct messaging, e-mail, fax or regular mail. Individuals provide their consent to Builders Choice and its members and partners contacting them in this manner when they use Builders Choice’s products or services, or enter into a customer agreement with Builders Choice Individuals may opt-out of receiving such communications by contacting Builders Choice at the address below.
How does Builders Choice protect personal information?
Builders Choice has in place reasonable policies, procedures and safeguards (including physical, technological and organizational measures) designed to protect the security of personal information under its control. These include, for example, a requirement that all collected sensitive or personal information is to be accessed only by those authorized by Builders Choice, with special access rights to Builders Choice systems, and all individuals with such access are required to keep the information they may access strictly confidential.
The protection of personal information is of paramount concern to Builders Choice, and Builders Choice is prepared to take appropriate and timely steps in the event of any incidents involving personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws.
Builders Choice makes every reasonable effort to ensure that personal information is accurate and complete. This may involve requesting further information or updates from individuals. Builders Choice relies on individuals to notify Builders Choice if there is a change to their personal information that may affect their relationship with Builders Choice.
Builders Choice retains personal information only as long as is reasonable to fulfill the purposes for which the information was collected, or for legal or business purposes.
Does Builders Choice provide access to personal information?
Builders Choice will provide individuals with access to the personal information Builders Choice holds about them in accordance with applicable laws. Builders Choice reserves the right to require that any request for access to personal information be made in writing. Generally, there is no cost for such access. However, Builders Choice reserves the right to charge such costs on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable laws. The individual will be notified in advance if charges apply.
Builders Choice will correct or amend the personal information in its files where it can be shown that the information is incorrect or incomplete.
Does Builders Choice store personal information?
Builders Choice will store the personal information on its internal servers and/or the servers of its service providers.
Builders Choice’s service providers may store and/or process personal information outside of Canada (including, for example, in the United States of America). When information is stored or processed outside of Canada, it may be subject to the laws of and be accessible by legal authorities in such other jurisdictions. Builders Choice has taken appropriate technical, organizational, and legal steps to secure this information.
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Builders Choice Products Ltd
950 Bower Cres
Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 7E4