The TechKnow Space is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals and recognizes the need of people with whom we do business, both individuals and organizations, for the appropriate management and protection of any Personal Information that you agree to provide to us.
The TechKnow Space Inc. (TechKnow Space) takes steps to ensure it meets the requirements applicable to Canadian privacy law including The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The purpose herein is to inform our customers, contractors, suppliers and other individuals we deal with, how we collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, as more particularly described under applicable privacy legislation. This statement applies to our collection, use and disclosure of personal information in Canada. This statement does not apply to information that is not classified as personal information.
Personal Information We Collect
TechKnow Space and its agents and representatives collect personal information in varying circumstances in the course of performing our sales, services, maintenance and installation work.
Personal information we collect includes:
- name, address, telephone number, email address and other personal or business contact information
- current and historical account, indebtedness and payment information we compile in connection with your activities with TechKnow Space
- information relating to creditworthiness including: financial, biographical information, information that may be compiled by the organization such as transaction history, purchase history, customer profiles, etc.
- such other information we may collect with consent or as permitted or required by law.
Use of Personal Information
TechKnow Space typically uses personal information for the following purposes:
- administering, or otherwise managing customers’ accounts
- maintaining business records for reasonable and required periods
- managing and administering our business
- meeting legal, regulatory, insurance, security and processing requirements
- other uses with consent or as permitted or required by law.
TechKnow Space will not collect, use or disclose your personal information without your consent. By providing us with personal information clients provide consent to our collection and use of the information for the purposes outlined above.
You have the right to refuse or withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. In some cases, such refusal or withdrawal may prohibit or adversely affect our ability to provide services to you. We will advise you if that is the case.
In some limited or rare circumstances, the law may require that we release personal information to regulatory bodies, governmental authorities and/or our professional organizations.
Retention, Accuracy and Safeguarding
In order to preserve the information for professional purposes, and to serve you better, we will retain and safeguard your information for as long as we determine is necessary, even if you are no longer a client.
We will use appropriate technologies, and maintain high-security standards to ensure the protection of your information. While we do employ up to date technology to protect your personal information when it is transmitted electronically, you should be aware that no electronic transmission can be guaranteed to be completely secure.
You may, upon written request, review your personal information and request corrections if necessary. We are committed to maintaining accurate information and urge you to notify us promptly of any changes in your personal information.
We understand that, in the course of delivering our services, you may disclose to us personal information that you have collected regarding your employees, customers and other parties. We assure and commit to you that this information will be kept private and confidential and will not be released to any third party (other than as may be required or allowed by law) unless we first obtain consent.
TechKnow Space’s Responsibilities
If you have any questions or comments about our firm’s policies and procedures regarding your privacy, we ask that you contact management by email: email@example.com.
Our Privacy Management Plan includes guidelines on the collection, storage, use and retention of your Personal Information as follows:
Collection: The organization collects personal information about individuals (clients, suppliers, employees, etc) in order to better manage its business. The organization will make all reasonable efforts to fully inform such individuals about the planned use/disclosure. The organization will limit the collection and use of personal information to that required for valid business purposes or to comply with legislation.
Accuracy: The organization will make every reasonable effort to ensure that the personal information it collects and uses is accurate and complete. Individuals providing personal information will have the opportunity to review and correct their personal information, and on written request by an individual to whom the information relates, the organization will modify the information as required.
Storage: The organization will store personal information using hard copy and/or electronic means in such a way as to prevent unauthorized collection, access, use, disclosure or disposal of the personal information.
Retention: The organization will establish a retention period for all personal information collected. This period may be related to legislation other than PIPEDA.
Disclosure: The organization will not disclose personal information unnecessarily to employees or any third party unless the affected individual consents.
Access: The organization promotes individual's right of access to personal information about themselves. The company will provide access to information upon request. Access will be provided according to established procedures.
Note: access to a record may be subject to the payment of any fee required according to organization policy.
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