Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

About Us

This website www.itpbiomedica.com  (the “Site”) is operated by iTP Biomedica Corp.

We have appointed a Chief Privacy Officer who is accountable for our personal information handling practices. If you have a question or complaint about our personal information handling practices, please contact us at info@itpbiomedica.com .

In this Privacy Notice, the terms “we”, “our” and “us” mean iTP Biomedica Corp. and the terms “you” and “your” refer to the users of the site and those users who submit information on the Site.

Effective Date

This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 25, 2018.

Scope

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) is incorporated into iTP Biomedica Corp.’s Terms of Use and applies to the information obtained by us through your use of our Site as described in this Policy.

Collecting information

When you visit our Site or use our Services, we collect personal information. Personal information is information that identifies you or could be combined by us or our service providers and affiliates with other information to identify you. The ways we collect it can be broadly categorised into the following:

 Information you provide to us directly: When you visit or use some parts of our Site we might ask you to provide personal information to us. For example, we ask for your name, email address, and the country from which you are contacting us when you sign up for a newsletter to stay in touch with us. We may also receive your contact information when you contact us directly at the contact email provided on the Site.

If you do not wish to provide us with personal information, you do not have to, but it might mean that you cannot use some parts of our Site or Services.

 Information we collect automatically: We may collect some information about you automatically when you visit our Site such as information that platforms like Google Analytics may collect about your interaction with our Site including the geographic location of your IP address, device type, what pages you looked at, what links you clicked on, your browser type and settings, the date and time of use, information about browser configuration, language preferences, and cookie data. This information is useful for us as it helps us get a better understanding of how you’re using our Site so that we can continue to provide the best experience possible.

Cookies

When you use our Site, it may store cookies on your computer. Cookies are little pieces of information that can help identify your browser and that can store information for future visits. We use cookies to track usage, to improve ease-of-use and the overall user experience.

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You may however configure your browser at any time in such a manner that no cookies are saved on your computer or that an indication always appears when you receive a new cookie.

Our Site may be used without accepting cookies, although individual functions may be limited.

Using personal information

We use your personal information to manage our relationship with you. We also use your personal information for other purposes, which may include the following:

  • To communicate with you. This may include providing you with information you’ve requested from us or information we are required to send to you, and operational communications, like changes to our Site, this Privacy Policy, or our Terms of Use.
  • To enhance our websites and services and develop new ones: For example, by tracking and monitoring your use of the Site so we can keep improving, or by carrying out technical analysis of our websites and services so that we can optimise your user experience and provide you with more efficient tools.
  • To protect: So that we can detect and prevent any fraudulent or malicious activity, and make sure that everyone is using our websites and services fairly and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

Sharing your personal information

We do not share your personal information other than under the following limited circumstances:

  • To comply with an order, subpoena, warrant or other legal requirement issued by a court, tribunal, regulator or other person with jurisdiction to compel disclosure of your personal information.
  • To comply with a written request from a police officer or other law enforcement agency with authority to request access to your personal information in the course of an actual or potential investigation into a breach of a law, our policy is to provide the requested information.
  • To establish or defend our legal rights. Where possible and appropriate, we will notify you of this type of disclosure;
  • To an actual or potential buyer (and its agents and advisers) in connection with an actual or proposed purchase, merger or acquisition of any part of our business;
  • With other companies but only if it has your explicit consent.
  • To protect the security of the Site or of others Site users’ data;

Children

We do not not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If we determine we have collected personal information from a child younger than 18 years of age, we will take reasonable measures to remove that information from our systems. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any personal information through the Site. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide personal information through the Site without their permission.

Data storage and transfer

The personal information you submit to us maybe transferred to, processed, and stored in the United States.  If you provide any personal information through our Site, you are agreeing to such personal information potentially being hosted and accessed in the United States. If your personal information is used or stored outside of Canada, it will also be subject to the laws of the country in which it is used or stored.

Data Security

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information and take reasonable precautions to protect it. We take administrative, technical and physical measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, theft and misuse. This includes limiting access of employees to, and the use of, your personal information through the use of passwords and graduated levels of clearance. However, internet data transmissions, whether wired or wireless, cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and as a result, we cannot ensure the security of the personal information you transmit to us; accordingly, you acknowledge that you do so at your own risk.

We use industry-standard encryption to protect your data in transit. This is commonly referred to as transport layer security (“TLS”) or secure socket layer (“SSL”) technology.

If we learn of a security system breach, we may attempt to notify you and provide information on protective steps, if available, through the email address that you have provided to us or by posting a notice on the Site. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive such notices in writing.

Data Retention

The length of time we keep your personal information depends on what it is and whether we have an ongoing legal or legitimate business need to retain it (for example, to provide you with a service you’ve requested or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements).

We’ll retain your personal information for as long as we have a relationship with you and for a period of time afterwards where we have an ongoing business need to retain it , in accordance with our data retention policies and practices. Following that period, we’ll make sure it’s deleted.

If we store your personal information on the basis of a contractual relationship with you, these data will remain stored for at least the duration of the contractual relationship and at most for the duration of the limitation periods within which any claims may be brought by or against us, or for the duration of statutory or contractual duties of retention.

Your rights

It’s your personal information and you have certain rights relating to it. When it comes to communications, you can ask us not to send you these at any time – just follow send your request to info@itpbiomedica.com.

You also have rights to:

  • know what personal information we hold about you, and to make sure it’s correct and up to date;
  • request a copy of your personal information, or ask us to restrict processing your personal information or delete it; and
  • object to our continued processing of your personal information

You can exercise these rights at any time by sending an email to info@itpbiomedica.com.

You can also complain to your local data protection authority. They will be able to advise you how to submit a complaint.

Changes

We may change or update the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time. All changes and updates are logged in the CHANGE LOG section below. You will be bound by the terms of the Privacy Policy in effect on the date of your visit to the Site.

When the terms of our Privacy Policy change, the website will display an alert prompting you to review the changes. By continuing to use the site after you receive such notice you implicitly consent to be bound by the terms in effect on that date.

LAST UPDATED on May 25, 2018.

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