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InterestPiggy may collect personal information about you from other sources, such as websites having links to or from this Website, government ministries, departments or agencies, government registries, investigators, health institutions or organizations, insurance companies or financial institutions. By using InterestPiggy’s Website and/or service(s) you consent to InterestPiggy’s collection of your personal information from other sources.
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In certain circumstances, InterestPiggy may be required to provide personal information to third parties for legal or regulatory purposes. For example, under certain exceptional circumstance InterestPiggy may have a legal duty or right to disclose personal information without the individual’s knowledge or consent. Various government agencies such as the Canada Revenue Agency, Human Rights Commission, Ontario Ministry of Finance; Ontario Ministry of Labour, etc. and law enforcement, have the authority to review our files and interview our staff when deemed necessary. These agencies have their own strict privacy obligations.
Each time a visitor comes to the Website, InterestPiggy’s web server may collect and log certain information in access logs. Such access logs may be kept for a reasonable period of time. Such access logs may include, but not be limited to, information such as the following: your machine’s TCP/IP address, files accessed, the date and time of such access, and other information pertaining to your activities on InterestPiggy’s Website and/or webpages linked thereto. These logs are used solely for performance, site administration and security reviews. They are not sold or shared in any way to third party organizations. InterestPiggy may use this non-personal information to optimize InterestPiggy’s Website, products and/or services.
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InterestPiggy may, from time to time, engage third parties to assist with this Website, and such third parties may track your usage, locate your geographic position, collect personal information, send messages to you on behalf of InterestPiggy, push notifications to you, and use “cookies”, as discussed herein.
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When personal information is no longer required by InterestPiggy or by law, InterestPiggy will either convert it into an aggregated non-identifying form or InterestPiggy will appropriately destroy or erase the personal information in a manner that is in accordance with InterestPiggy’s current policies and procedures.
If you are a member and at any point you decide that you no longer wish to participate as an InterestPiggy member, your practice information record required for the Website will be deleted and a copy of such record will be stored offline in a secure archive in accordance with related laws. Should you reinstate your membership information from this record may be accessed and utilized by InterestPiggy.
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Email is frequently InterestPiggy’s preferred method of communicating with you and others, and, unless you object, InterestPiggy may use unencrypted plain text or html-based emails or messages when communicating with you. These emails or messages, and other electronic means by which InterestPiggy may communicate with you, may contain information that is confidential, unless you instruct InterestPiggy not to send such information electronically. InterestPiggy may communicate with you through other electronic means, in accordance with the contact information you provide to InterestPiggy.
While InterestPiggy makes every effort to secure all electronic communications within InterestPiggy’s control, there are inherent risks involved with exchanging information electronically. For example, such information may be accidentally or deliberately intercepted by third parties. InterestPiggy is unable to accept any responsibility or liability for any damages you may suffer as a result of the interception, alteration or misuse of any information during any electronic exchange of such information.
InterestPiggy will endeavour to be compliant with Canada’s Anti-Spam laws (“CASL”) in InterestPiggy’s commercial electronic communication with you. Should you fail to provide InterestPiggy with the requisite consent to send you commercial electronic messages, or withdraw such consent, InterestPiggy may be unable to provide, or continue to provide, this Website or some of InterestPiggy’s products and/or services that can only be provided if InterestPiggy receives appropriate and required personal information. CASL consent can be provided or withdrawn at: clientcare@InterestPiggy.com
It is important to InterestPiggy that your personal information held by InterestPiggy is accurate and complete. Having accurate information about you enables InterestPiggy to give you better service. You can help InterestPiggy keep personal information up-to-date by keeping InterestPiggy informed of any changes, such as a change of address, telephone number or any other circumstances.
With some exceptions, InterestPiggy has the right to access, verify and amend the information InterestPiggy has about you after InterestPiggy has received your written request and authenticated your identity.
InterestPiggy may charge a reasonable fee for providing information in response to an access request, and, upon request, InterestPiggy will provide an estimate of any such fee upon receiving a request to access information. InterestPiggy may require a deposit for all or part of the fee.
Where applicable or permitted, InterestPiggy will make the information available within 30 days or provide written notice when InterestPiggy requires additional time to respond to a request for access to information.
In some situations, InterestPiggy may not be able to provide access to certain personal information as the right to access personal information is not absolute. If InterestPiggy does not provide you with the requested information, InterestPiggy will notify you in writing and explain InterestPiggy’s reason(s) for not fulfilling your request.
Despite InterestPiggy’s efforts, errors sometimes do occur. If you identify any personal information that is out-of-date, incorrect or incomplete, let InterestPiggy know and InterestPiggy will make the corrections promptly and use every reasonable effort to communicate these changes to other parties who may have inadvertently received incorrect or out-of-date personal information from InterestPiggy. InterestPiggy will note errors, incomplete information or unresolved differences in information collected in any file it has relating to you.
You may, at any time, withdraw your consent to InterestPiggy’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, subject to reasonable notice and any legal and/or contractual restrictions.
Should you choose to withdraw your consent, InterestPiggy may be unable to provide, or continue to provide, this Website or some of InterestPiggy’s products and/or services that can only be provided if InterestPiggy receives appropriate and required personal information. Consequently, should you choose not to provide InterestPiggy with the required personal information, InterestPiggy may be unable to offer this Website and such products and/or services to you.
You may, at any time, ask InterestPiggy not to send you further marketing materials about InterestPiggy’s products or services or if you do not wish to receive further invitations, you may unsubscribe or ask InterestPiggy not to contact you for these purposes.
InterestPiggy will respond to questions and concerns relating to InterestPiggy’s personal information handling practices and this policy.
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