At NATIONAL Public Relations (NATIONAL), we are committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information which we collect from you when you access our website, national.ca, and which we use and communicates in the conduct of its business. We understand “personal information” to mean any information that relates to a natural person and directly or indirectly allows that person to be identified.
Personal information collected by national.ca
You might be required to provide some personal information when navigating and interacting with our website, including when:
- subscribing to a newsletter
- completing a contact form
- submitting a job application
By submitting personal information through these means, you consent to the processing of your personal information by NATIONAL for the purposes for which you communicated it.
The information collected may include: name, email address, phone number, company name, job title, location, reason for visiting the site, resume, and any other information you willfully submit as part of these interactions.
Information you submit through a form will be kept on our servers for a period of 30 days.
Information you submit by subscribing to a newsletter will be kept for as long as you are subscribed to our mailing list. We use the email marketing platform Mailchimp, located in the United States, to manage our newsletters.
How we use your personal information
NATIONAL uses information collected on the site for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to, running the site, evaluating business opportunities, contacting users, sending commercial electronic messages, and conducting recruitment processes. We may use your information to respond to you, to update you on products, services and benefits, to contact you for market research or to provide you with marketing information, newsletters, or other information we think would be of particular interest. We will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving such materials.
We may share your personal information with our affiliates and business successors, technical consultants, third party auditors and other third parties who make the site available, enhance its functionality or provide services associated with the website. Please note that we reserve the right to transfer your personal information within the scope of a commercial transaction as this term, or its equivalent, is understood by applicable law.
Some of the people to whom we transfer personal information may be located outside of Quebec and Canada. Any personal information that we have communicated to entities in countries outside of Canada may be subject to the laws of those countries (e.g. where a third party service provider operates internationally). As a result, personal information may be communicated in response to valid demands or requests from government authorities, courts, or law enforcement officials in countries outside of Canada.
You may seek additional information regarding the processing of your personal information outside of Canada by contacting our Chief Privacy Officer at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital footprint data
In some cases, we may collect information related to your digital footprint. Examples of this type of information include the type of internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system application software, peripherals you are using, and the domain name of the site from which you linked to our site. We use such information on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate and enhance the website. We may share digital footprint data with third parties for advertising, promotional and other purposes.
Some cookies are necessary for the operation and security of this site and cannot be disabled. These cookies contain no personal information. By continuing to navigate on our site, you accept these cookies.
We also use third-party cookies to better understand how you use the site, to provide social media features, and for marketing purposes.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies; however, you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent or you can flush your browser of cookies from time to time. However, If you choose to disable your cookies setting or refuse to accept a cookie, you may not be able to access certain portions of the site.
How we protect your personal information
We are committed to protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information. We employ security safeguards that are customary in the communications industry and appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, including physical, organizational, and technological measures. Examples of such measures include restricted access to offices, training of personnel, limiting access to information on a "need-to-know" basis, using passwords, putting in place well-defined internal policies and practices, and ensuring that our third-party service providers enter into data processing agreements.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to our Web site. Any transmission you provide is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will apply our security practices to try to prevent unauthorized access, use and/or communication.
As a user of our website, you have the right to:
- Request access to all personal information we hold about you
- Request the rectification of any inaccurate personal information concerning you
- Withdraw consent to our use, or communication of your personal information
- Request the cessation of dissemination, the de-indexation, or re-indexation of any personal information we hold about you
- Request to have transferred to you as well as to any legally designated organization any personal information collected from you in a commonly used and machine-readable format
- Lodge a complaint with the appropriate regulatory authority concerning our collection, use, or communication of your personal information
This policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Quebec and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. In the event of any dispute or controversy arising from this Web site, you and NATIONAL hereby consent to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the province of Quebec. In the event of any suit or other proceeding with respect to the subject matter hereof, the prevailing party (which shall be deemed to be the party entitled to recover costs of suit, whether or not the suit proceeds to final judgment) shall be entitled to recover attorney's fees in addition to such other relief as the court may award.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by NATIONAL.
If you have any questions about these terms and conditions, our collection, use, or communication of your personal information and your rights regarding such personal information, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact our Chief Privacy Officer at: email@example.com
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