T1 Limited recognizes the importance of your privacy and the need to protect Personal Information which T1 may collect from you related to this website located at thet1agency.com.
What is “Personal Information”? It is information that can be linked to a specific person – like you.
Canada’s “Personal Information Protection And Electronic Documents Act“, sometimes referred to as PIPEDA, sets out the rules that T1 must follow when collecting, using, and disclosing Personal Information related to this website.
PIPEDA defines “Personal Information” as information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
Accountability For Personal Information
Purposes For Which T1 Will Collect, Use, And Disclose Personal Information
To confirm with individuals and organizations which have signed up pursuant to this website that they wish to be registered uses of this website (“Registered User(s)“);
To establish and maintain an account for each Registered User (“Registered User Account“);
To sign up Registered Users, if they desire, as participants in activities or events promoted or described in this website (“Registered Participant“);
To facilitate or process payment by Registered Participants for activities or events that they have signed up through this website to participate in;
To communicate with Registered Users and/or Registered Participants about this website and its activities, events, partners, sponsors, and suppliers, including sending newsletters, materials, and other information to Registered Users and/or Registered Participants;
To facilitate, manage, and carry out activities and events promoted or described in this website;
To tell Registered Users and Registered Participants about products and services offered for sale by T1 and by T1’s partners, sponsors, and suppliers;
To manage and operate T1’s business, to obtain goods and services required by T1 from third party suppliers, and to enter into contracts and agreements;
To improve and enhance this website, as well as T1’s products and services;
To comply with legal and regulatory requirements, to assert and enforce T1’s legal rights and remedies, and to initiate or defend against legal proceedings;
To take action regarding any suspected or actual unlawful activities involving this website, any of its activities or events, any user, or any person, including interacting with police and other public safety organizations;
To deal with emergency situations with respect to which T1 believes the life, health, or safety of any person may be in danger.
To permit other third-party companies, including Google, to help tailor advertising that may be of interest to you and to collect and use other data about your activities on this Website (e.g., to allow them to tailor ads on third-party services). These companies may use information about your behaviour in order to provide customized advertisements across various services and products. In the course of providing these services or placing advertisements, these third-party companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your computer, and may record information to these cookies based upon your activities on this Website and on third-party websites. You may opt out as indicated in this Policy. Please note this does not opt you out of being delivered advertising. You will continue to receive generic ads.
When Personal Information collected by T1 related to this website is to be used for a purpose not previously identified by T1, the new purpose shall be identified by T1 prior to use. Unless the new purpose is required by law, the consent of the individual will be obtained before the Personal Information will be used for the new purpose.
What Type Of Personal Information Will T1 Collect?
Typically the Personal Information which T1 will collect from Registered Users or Registered Participants will be their name, e-mail address, title, company, work address, work phone number, home address, and home and cell phone number.
If you are a Registered Participant, T1 may also collect debit card, credit card, or other payment information from you for the activity or event you wish to participate in.
How Will T1 Collect Personal Information?
T1 will collect Personal Information through this website when you sign up to be a Registered User. Further Personal Information may be collected by T1 through this website each time you sign up as a Registered Participant.
T1 may also collect Personal Information related to this website electronically such as by e-mail or facsimile, in writing, or by telephone call.
T1 may also use technology on this website to collect, determine, and analyze generic information regarding website user trends, user movement across this website, demographic information about users of this website, key elements which users of this website select or click on, and to look up internet addresses on the internet to determine general geographic trends of parties using this website. This information will be generic information concerning usage of this website – not Personal Information.
Lastly, T1 may also combine your Personal Information with that of other individuals to create aggregate data which T1 will use to improve this website, to improve T1’s products and services, and to develop new products and services. Aggregate data is general information about groups of users but not about you as an individual.
Subject to the provisions of PIPEDA, Personal Information related to this website can only be collected, used, or disclosed by T1 with your knowledge and consent, except where inappropriate.
Typically, T1 will obtain your consent through the process of you registering to become a Registered User or a Registered Participant. T1 may require you to sign and provide additional consent forms to T1 as part of each such registration process.
T1 may also at times require you to provide your consent to T1 electronically, by e-mail, or by facsimile transmission, telephone, or other means.
T1 may also obtain consent implicitly, such as by posting a notice on this website that each user of the website consents to the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information about such user through the user’s use, or continued use, of this website.
You may withdraw your consent at any time subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice to T1. If, as a result of such withdrawal of consent, T1 is unable to provide services to you required by this website, or any agreement entered into between T1 and yourself, T1 will inform you of the implications of such withdrawal.
In certain circumstances, T1 may seek consent after Personal Information has been collected.
The collection of Personal Information by T1 related to this website shall be limited to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by T1. Personal Information shall only be collected by T1 by fair and lawful means.
Limiting Use, Disclosure And Retention
Personal Information under T1’s control related to this website shall not be used or disclosed by T1 for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required or authorized by law.
Personal Information will be retained by T1 only as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of those identified purposes for which it was collected. Where Personal Information is no longer required to fulfill identified purposes, it will be destroyed, erased, or made anonymous except where it forms part of aggregated statistical data where individual information cannot be traced back to a specific identified individual.
Personal Information under T1’s control related to this website shall be as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
The extent to which Personal Information under T1’s control related to this website will be accurate, complete and up-to-date will depend upon the use of such Personal Information, taking into account the interests of the individual.
Personal Information under T1’s control related to this website shall be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. These security safeguards shall protect such Personal Information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. The steps which T1 takes to safeguard your Personal Information include:
- physical security measures such as restricted access facilities and locked filing cabinets
- electronic security measures for computerized personal information such as password protection, database encryption and personal identification numbers
- limiting access to your personal information to only those persons with a need for this information in the performance of their duties
- contractual obligations with third parties who require access to your personal information
Upon request, T1 will inform an individual whether T1 has any Personal Information under T1’s control regarding such individual relating to this website, as well as its use and disclosure by T1.
Subject to PIPEDA, T1 will provide the relevant individual with access to his or her Personal Information upon written request. Please note however that, in certain circumstances, T1 may not be able to provide access to all the Personal Information T1 holds about an individual. An individual may also challenge the accuracy and completeness of such Personal Information and have it amended as appropriate.
T1 will respond to an individual’s written request within a reasonable period of time. Generally T1 will respond within 30 calendar days of receipt by T1 of such request.
T1 will assist any individual who needs assistance in completing such request subject to the individual providing sufficient information to permit T1 to provide an account of the existence, use, and disclosure of any such Personal Information under its control.
T1’s response will usually be provided at no cost to the individual. However, T1 reserves the right, depending upon the nature of the request and the Personal Information involved, to charge for T1’s costs to process each such request.
In any case where there may be a cost charged by T1 to process a request, T1 will notify the individual in advance. If T1 does so, the identified costs must be paid to T1 by the individual in advance of T1 beginning to process such request.
In providing an account of third parties to which T1 may have disclosed Personal Information, T1 will attempt to be as specific as possible. However, where it is not possible to provide a list of specific organizations to which T1 has actually disclosed Personal Information about the individual, T1 will provide a list of organizations to which T1 may have disclosed Personal Information about the individual.
If an individual successfully demonstrates to T1 the inaccuracy or incompleteness of Personal Information under T1’s control related to this website, T1 will amend the Personal Information as required.
If the challenge is not resolved to the satisfaction of the individual, T1 will document and record the substance of the unresolved challenge.
T1 shall investigate all written privacy complaints that T1 receives related to this website. If you wish to make a privacy complaint related to this website, please include on your complaint your name, email address, and telephone number where T1 may contact you. Please send your complaint to T1’s privacy officer at info-at-T1.com.
In certain cases, T1 may refuse a request or a challenge or may not be able to provide access to all the Personal Information T1 holds about an individual. These exceptions will be limited to those permitted or required by law.
Where permitted, the reasons for such refusal will be provided to the individual upon request. For example, such reasons may include the information:
- is prohibitively costly to provide, or contains references to other individuals;
- cannot be disclosed for legal, security or commercial proprietary reasons;
- is subject to solicitor-client or attorney-client privilege;
- was collected in the course of an investigation, or
- pertains to a dispute or pending or actual litigation or arbitration.