Effective Date: December 10, 2014
What Information Do We Collect About You?
Personally Identifiable Information
We may collect information that personally identifies Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, register on the Site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources made available on our site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name(s), email address(es), mailing address(es), and/or phone number(s) (“Personally Identifiable Information”). Users may visit this Site anonymously, without being required to provide any Personally Identifiable Information. However, this may limit the User’s ability to access certain functionalities on the Site. These functionalities may include, but are not limited to, seeking additional information about rhinelandcutlery.ca, adding yourself to a rhinelandcutlery.ca mailing list, requesting information about or ordering products or services from rhinelandcutlery.ca.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about Users whenever they interact with our Site and through the standard operation of the Site. Non-Personally Identifiable Information may include, but is not limited to, the User’s web browser, type of computer or mobile device, and technical information about the User’s means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet Service Provider(s) utilized, and other similar information.
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How We Use Your Information
Personally Identifiable Information is used to support rhinelandcutlery.ca’s relationship with Users. In addition to providing requested information, services, and products, rhinelandcutlery.ca may collect and use Personally Identifiable Information for the following purposes:
• To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
• To personalize User experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
• To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
• To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
• To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
We may send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
• To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Non-Personally Identifiable is collected and used to evaluate the Site’s services, content, and traffic and to better tailor the Site for visitors. This information allows us to keep the Site running efficiently and to gather statistical information about the usage of the Site.
Interactive Features, Such as Blogs
Any comment or information that you submit for posting on this Site, including but not limited to the posting of comments in response to any of our posted press releases, pages, advertisements or blogs, is a public communication and may be viewed by the general public. Therefore, you acknowledge and understand that you have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality in the content you submit for such postings, whether or not the communication includes personal information. If you display personal information in any communication submitted for these uses, other individuals may collect and use your personal information. While we may remove personal information from postings to the site, we assume no obligation to do so. We are not responsible for, nor can We guarantee the protection of any personal information you disclose in a communication submitted for such purposes, or that you include in an email or other communication submitted to us for such posting, and thus, you acknowledge that if you disclose personal information in any such material, you do so at your own risk.
How We Keep Personal Information Protected
We use commercially reasonable safeguards to maintain the confidentiality of your Personally Identifiable Information. We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, user names, passwords, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over an SSL-secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. While rhinelandcutlery.ca takes reasonable and appropriate measures to ensure the integrity of Personally Identifiable Information, no security systems are impenetrable. We are not responsible for the actions of third parties.
Protecting Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of Children is especially important. It is for this reason that We do not knowingly collect or maintain Personal Information from children under the age of 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13 years of age.
Sharing Your Personal Information
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personally identifiable information to others. We may share non-personally identifiable generic aggregated demographic information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission. We may also share your information with companies or individuals we have hired to provide services for us, such as hosting and maintaining the Sites, collecting and processing information on our behalf, and providing functionality for the Site. These companies – Our Service Providers – are contractually obligated to use the information that we share with them only to perform the services We have hired them to provide, and to maintain reasonable security measures and practices to protect such information.
Third Party Sites
From time to time, we may provide content from other websites as further information to users visiting the Site. This content may contain links to websites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. Rhinelandcutlery.ca does not control the content of links that appear on these sites and We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. These sites and services may have their own privacy and customer service policies, and as such, browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that link back to rhinelandcutlery.ca, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Other Sharing with Third Parties
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Sherrick Holdings Ltd.
Box 4143 Sumas Way
Canada V2S 8R1
This document was last updated on March 27, 2018