Privacy Policy & Cookie Usage

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Welcome to the web site of Keashly.ca Consulting. Keashly.ca Consulting is committed to the ethical collection, retention, use and security of information that you provide to us about yourself ("Personal Information") on the website www.keashly.net ("site"). This Privacy Policy describes how Keashly.ca Consulting collects information from end users, those who access our services and information ("visitors"), what we do with the information we collect. This online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Please visit our Contact Us page for our address, phone number and e-mail address.

Persons or Parties Covered

This Privacy Policy is intended to cover all visitors to this site. Persons who visit or view this site, whether intentionally or unintentionally, whether solicited or unsolicited, are described as visitors and are parties to this Privacy Policy.

Viewing, Use and/or Communication

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. Your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy is required for your right to visit the site. If you do not accept these terms, you have no right to visit this site and are fraudulently using this site.

Site Browsing

You browse the site anonymously. We do not require you to identify yourself or reveal any Personal Information while browsing through the site.

While you are browsing through the site, the site's Web server may automatically record some general information ("General Information") about your visit such as:

  1. the date and time you visit the site, along with the address of the previous site your were visiting, if you linked to us from another site
  2. the Internet domain for your Internet service provider, such as "company.com" or "service.ca" and the IP address of the computer accessing the website, such as "ppp-55". Our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).
  3. the type of browser you are using (such as "Netscape version x" or "Internet Explorer version x")
  4. the type of operating system you are using (such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows)
  5. the web pages that you visit on our Site

The General Information is not Personal Information. The site tracking system does not record personal information about individuals or link this information to any Personal Information.

The General Information is used by Keashly.ca Consulting for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the site, to gauge the public interest in Keashly.ca Consulting and the site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

Keashly.ca Consulting uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site.  We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site.  Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy.  The Google Analytics Terms of Use are available online at http://www.google.com/analytics/tos.html. The Google Privacy Policy is available online at http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded.

Upon request, we do not provide site visitors with access to information that we have collected about them or their visit.

Personally Identifiable Information

We use the term "personally identifiable information" to mean any information that could reasonably be used to identify you, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any combination of information that could be used to identify you.

Information Voluntarily Provided by You

This site collects voluntary information from you through surveys, e-mails, and any comments posted on social media pages hosted by this website (such as blogs, forums or wikis). All such information, including comments, forum posts and e-mails sent by you to this site will contain personally identifiable information.

The most common types of information we collect include things like: user-names, email addresses, IP addresses, other contact details, blogs, photos, forum posts, forum comments, content you direct us to make available on our site (such as item descriptions) and web analytics data.

Visitor Email and Forum Inquiries

Site visitors who communicate with the site do so under two conditions:

  1. they give permission for contact by the site
  2. they are subject to any submission provisions of the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

How we collect personal information

  1. We collect personal information directly when you provide it to us, automatically as you navigate through the sites.
  2. We collect your personal information when you provide it to us when you complete a store registration, submit feedback, post on our forum, fill out a survey, or send us a communication.

Personal information we collect about you from others

  1. Although we generally collect personal information directly from you, on occasion, we also collect certain categories of personal information about you from other sources. In particular:
    1. third party service providers (like Google, Facebook) who are located in the US, which may provide information about you when you link, connect, or login to your account with the third party provider and they send us information such as your registration and profile from that service. The information varies and is controlled by that service provider or as authorized by you via your privacy settings at that service provider;

How we use personal information

  1. We will use your personal information:
    1. To fulfil a contact request
    2. Where this is necessary for purposes which are in our, or third parties, legitimate interests. These interests include:
      1. operating the sites;
      2. providing you with services described on the sites;
      3. verifying your identity when you sign in to our sites;
      4. responding to support forum posts;
      5. carrying out technical analysis to determine how to improve the sites and services we provide;
      6. monitoring activity on the Sites, e.g. to identify potential fraudulent activity and to ensure compliance with the user terms that apply to the sites;
      7. managing our relationship with you, e.g. by responding to your queries submitted to us on the sites;
    3. For purposes which are required by law.
    4. For the purpose of responding to requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.

When we disclose your personal information

  1. We will disclose personal information to the following recipients:
    1. subcontractors and service providers who assist us in connection with the ways we use personal information (as set out above), in particular: website hosting providers which are located in the US; technical and customer support services which are located in Canada; marketing and analytics services which are located in the US; security and fraud prevention services which are located in the US. Noting that our subcontractors and services providers may also transfer and access such information from  other countries in which they have operations.
    2. our professional advisers (lawyers, accountants, financial advisers etc.) which are located in Canada;
    3. regulators and government authorities in connection with our compliance procedures and obligations;
    4. a third party to respond to requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity;
    5. a third party, in order to enforce or defend our rights, or to address financial or reputational risks;
    6. a rights holder in relation to an allegation of intellectual property  infringement or any other infringement; and
    7. other recipients where we are authorised or required by law to do so.

Where we transfer and/or store your personal information

  1. We are based in Canada so your data will be processed in Canada and the US. Some of the recipients we have described in section 5 above, and to whom we disclose your personal information, are based outside Canada in the US. We do this on the basis of your consent to this policy. In order to protect your information, we take care where possible to work with subcontractors and service providers who we believe maintain an acceptable standard of data security compliance.

How we keep your personal information secure

  1. We store personal information on secure servers that are managed by us and our service providers. Personal information that we store or transmit is protected by security and access controls, including username and password authentication and data encryption where appropriate.

How long we keep your personal information

  1. We retain your personal information for as long as is necessary to provide services to you and others, and to comply with our legal obligations. If you no longer want us to use your personal information, you can request that we erase your personal information. Please note that if you request the erasure of your personal information we will retain information from deleted information as necessary for our legitimate business interests, to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect fees, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with investigations, enforce the terms of service and take other actions permitted by law. The information we retain will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Cookies

With respect to cookies: Keashly.ca Consulting does use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, record session information, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, record past activity at a site in order to provide better service when visitors return to our site, customize Web page content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends. While on our site, our advertisers, partners or other third parties may use cookies or other technology to attempt to identify some visitor preferences or retrieve information about visitors. Keashly.ca Consulting does not control the use of this technology by third parties or the resulting information, and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties.

To learn how to control cookie use and delete cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

When you visit our Sites, there’s certain information that’s recorded which is generally anonymous information and does not reveal your identity. If you’re logged into your account some of this information could be associated with your account, for example the following kinds of details:

  1. your IP address or proxy server IP address’;
  2. the domain name you requested;
  3. the name of your internet service provider is sometimes captured depending on the configuration of your ISP connection;
  4. the date and time of your visit to the website;
  5. the length of your session;
  6. the pages which you have accessed;
  7. the number of times you access our site within any month;
  8. the file URL you look at and information relating to it;
  9. the website which referred you to our Sites; and
  10. the operating system which your computer uses.

Information about children

  1. This site is not suitable for children under the age of 16 years, so if you are under 16 we ask that you do not use our sites or give us your personal information (if you are a young tech wiz, please direct your nearest responsible adult to use the sites for you!). If you are from 16 to 18 years, you can browse the sites but you’ll need the supervision of a parent or guardian to become a registered user. It’s the responsibility of parents or guardians to monitor their children’s use of our Sites.

Information you make public or give to others

  1. If you make your personal information available to other people, we can’t control or accept responsibility for the way they will use or manage that data. There are lots of ways that you can find yourself providing information to other people, like when you post a public message on a forum thread, share information via social media, or make contact with another user (such as a third party Author) whether via our site or directly via email. Before making your information publicly available or giving your information to anyone else, think carefully. If giving information to another user via our site, ask them how they will handle your information. If you’re sharing information via another website, check the privacy policy for that site to understand its information management practices as this privacy policy will not apply.

Disclosure of Information to Outside Parties

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.

Ad Severs

With respect to Ad Servers: We do partner with Google Adsense. We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

External Links and Affiliated sites

The site contains links to other websites for the benefit of its visitors. Keashly.ca Consulting makes no representations or warranties about any other site or material that you may access through links on the site. The presence of links to non-Keashly.ca Consulting sites does not imply that Keashly.ca Consulting endorses or accepts responsibility for the content or use of such sites.

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to the information we collect on this site. You may access these other sites at your own risk.

Disclaimer

Please note that all content on the site is provided on a "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. You acknowledge that Keashly.ca Consulting does not represent or warrant that the site will be accessible without interruption or that the site or the server that makes the site available are free from errors, defects, design flaws or omissions or from viruses or other harmful components. Keashly.ca Consulting does not warrant the accuracy, integrity or completeness of the content provided in the item, including any advice or other similar information obtained by you from us or through the site. Keashly.ca Consulting does not make any representation that the content provided is applicable or appropriate for use in locations outside of British Columbia.

Policy Changes

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change forward .

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the addresses or phone number.

This policy is effective January 30, 2010 last update May 21, 2018.

Governing Law

This policy and the use of this site are governed by Canadian law.

This statement and policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

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