Last Updated: 2014-12-15
Terapeak Inc., a Delaware company, Terapeak (Canada) Inc., a Canadian company, Terapeak GmbH, a German company, and their affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively “Terapeak”) are committed to protecting the privacy of users of the website terapeak.com (the "Website") and our online products and services (the “Products and Services”) in accordance with the requirements of Canadian federal and provincial privacy laws.
We want to ensure that we have your consent to continue to collect, use and disclose your personal information for the purposes and uses set out below.
In the event that you wish to opt out of our use of your personal information, use the opt out procedure set out below under Opting Out. Please note that, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain features of the Website or subscribe for the Products and Services.
We collect personal information from our users through their use of the Website and the Products and Services. We may also receive personal information from third party data providers (each a “Third Party Data Provider”) and third party service providers including payment processors such as PayPal and Zuora (each a “Third Party Service Provider”). Such personal information is provided to us pursuant to consents provided to these Third Party Data Providers and Third Party Service Providers.
The collection of personal information is limited to information reasonably related to the provision of the Website and the Products and Services. We receive the following personal information from Third Party Data Providers and Third Party Service Providers:
- email address
- phone number
- mailing address
We do not collect or retain credit card numbers.
In order for users to use some aspects of the Website or subscribe for the Products and Services, users must use unique identifiers such as a username and password. The username is the user’s email address. The password is chosen by the user and encrypted. We do collect passwords, which are recoverable.
TrackingWe automatically track certain information based on the user's use of the Website and the Products and Services. This includes:
- URL that the user came from (whether from the Website or not)
- which URL the user goes to next (whether this URL is on the Website or not)
- browser being used and platform type
- user's IP address and internet service provider
- date/time stamp
- number of clicks
We do not link this automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information.
We collect unsolicited information posted by users on the Website including blog postings and communications between users, or sent to us by users in messages, such as emails or letters.
Social Media Features
USE OF INFORMATION
We create user accounts to tailor the information displayed to each individual user and as applicable to the users.
We create a profile of our users that details their viewing preferences. This profile is used to tailor a user's visit to the Website or use of the Products and Services and to direct pertinent marketing promotions to them. We do not share user profiles with third parties.
We use the information obtained through the tracking of our users activities to administer the Website and Products and Services and generate statistics and aggregate reports, for internal use only, on our users demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand the users and our client base.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Terapeak and our marketing partners. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store user information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information.
Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. To manage Flash LSOs please click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html.
Behavioral Targeting / Re-Targeting
We may post testimonials that include personal information on the Website.
We license data sets that contain emails, names and physical addresses to third parties who use such personal information solely to match such licensed data sets with their own data sets. Agreements with such third parties restrict them from any other use of such personal information unless they obtain your consent to such other use.
We do not solicit or facilitate the solicitation by any third party of any users as a result of their affiliation or status as a member or user of a specific data set. We do not spam or otherwise send unsolicited communications to users that are not reasonably related to the Website and/or the Products and Services.
We send all new subscribers to the Products and Services a welcoming email. Subscribers to the Products and Services occasionally receive information on our Products and Services and special deals.
We communicate with users to provide customer service in accordance with a user’s wishes.
We send service related announcements to users of the Website and the Products and Services. For example, we may send you an email if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance.
We offer a periodic newsletter, which is provided free to subscribers who provide their name and email address.
From time to time we conduct surveys and contests, participation in which may require users to provide personal information.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
We may disclose personal information to a Court or public agency if legally required to do so such as to protect our rights and property, take emergency action regarding personal safety or where required by operation of law. When possible, we will advise you in the event that such action is necessary.
Sharing Of Personal Information With Third Parties
In the event that we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or the sale of some or all of our assets, personal information of our users will, in all likelihood, be part of the assets transferred. We will post a prominent notice of any such transition on the Website for at least 30 days prior to such a business transition and if a user’s personal information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection such a user will be given a choice consistent with our Notification of Changes section.
Subject to applicable regulatory requirements, we may disclose personal information of a user to a credit reporting agency.
We may disclose your personal information to your authorized agents.
When you submit personal information to the Website or while using the Products and Services, your personal information is protected both online and offline. Only employees who need the personal information to perform a specific job (for example, a customer service representative) are granted access to personal information. Furthermore, all employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
You acknowledge and agree that we cannot ensure or guarantee your secure access or privacy on our Website given that no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Retention of Personal Information
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE
200 – 1019 Wharf St.
Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 2Y9
Phone: 1 (866) 959-8372