The Personal Information Protection Act (the “Act”) regulates the way private sector organizations within British Columbia collect, use, keep, secure and disclose personal information. “Personal Information” means all information about an identifiable individual. It can include, among other things, your name, address, telephone number, age, gender, credit card or banking information.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect personal information in the following circumstances:
We offer promotions on an ongoing basis with other companies (“Promotion Partners”) in order to gain greater marketplace awareness. When we offer these promotions, we collect Personal Information that will enable us to contact you by telephone, email, or mail. Our Promotion Partners to contact you at a later date in order to inform you about our products or services or those of our Promotion Partners. If you are put on one of our contact lists, you may ask to be removed from it at any time.
If You Subscribe to the BetterFlipFlop Newsletter
When you visit the BetterFlipFlop website, we may place what is called a “cookie”, on your computer and assign it an ID number. A cookie is a file that is placed on your computer for the purposes of tracking an individual user’s preferences and certain technical information such as your IP address and browser type. A cookie is a commonly used device that is capable of enhancing your visit to the site. The cookies used by us do not contain any personally identifying information nor do they track visitors after they have left our web site. Our cookies will also collect web site data in aggregate form (such as the number of visitors to a particular site). We use this information to improve and update the site, based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed. We may also provide this information on an aggregated, anonymous basis to our marketing partners and/or advertisers.
While exploring our web site for information that interests you, you may wish to participate in a contest, survey or promotion. In these cases, we may ask you for personal information, such as your name, address, postal code, e-mail address, and phone number.
You may also submit your e-mail address in order to be placed on a subscription list or to receive other information from us or one of our Promotion Partners. You will be placed on these lists only when you indicate your desire to be included. This information will only be used internally or shared with the promotion partner(s) indicated. If you do join one of our lists, you may ask to be removed from it at any time.
HOW WE STORE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We have put numerous systems in place to ensure that all Personal Information is kept in a secure location, whether it is in digital or hard copy. We also put systems in place to ensure that only designated individuals have access to this information. Your personal information that we collect is stored on servers of companies that BetterFlipFlop uses to collect, process, pack and ship, our products and services. Any and all correspondence is also stored in servers of companies that BetterFlipFlop uses to communicate with you. For more information on their privacy policies visit websites of our third party suppliers: PayPal, Amazon, Go Daddy, Gmail, and RingCentral.
OUR REASONS FOR COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect personal information for the following reasons:
To Complete Purchases of Our Product. In order to process your purchase we may need to collect certain financial information about you. We use this information only for our internal business purposes and, except for our payment processors such as PayPal, will not sell, exchange or transfer this information to third parties.
To Provide Better Service to our Subscribers. Information collected from the use of your BetterFlipFlop subscription allows us to constantly monitor and improve the services offered to you as well as to identify new services that can be offered to all BetterFlipFlop subscribers.
To Advise BetterFlipFlop Subscribers and Potential Subscribers of Offers and Promotions. We may use the information collected to advise you of promotions or offers that may be of interest to you. In order to provide you with this information we may engage third party service contractors and provide them with this information. These companies must agree to be contractually bound that they will not sell, rent, exchange or in any way transfer the information. You may inform us at any time that you do not want to receive further information by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Market Research. We collect and analyze BetterFlipFlop subscribers’ Personal Information on an aggregate basis in order to gain a better understanding of the expectations of all subscribers. For all market research, all personal identifiers are removed so that the aggregate information cannot be linked to specific subscribers.
BetterFlipFlop – Attention: Privacy Officer
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