Transferable Trade Skills is committed to protecting your privacy. This Policy explains how we
privacy as a userof our services or as a visitor to our website located
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information refers to information that identifies you such as
your name and address. At various places throughout our websites, you
are asked to voluntarily provide us with personal information if you
wish to obtain other services such as our
online newsletter, called Transferable Trade Skills Newsletter or
you wish to participate in a contest. The following is a list of the ways
that Transferable Trade Skills collects personal information from you:
Online subscription to Transferable Trade Skills Newsletterletter . We ask you
for your email address when you subscribe online for the Transferable Trade Skills
Newsletterletter so that we can send you the newsletter you have requested,
as well as email promotions and announcements. When you subscribe online,
we will send you an email to verify that you wish to subscribe, and to
ensure that someone else did not submit your email address without your
knowledge or consent.
You may unsubscribe for Transferable Trade Skills Newsletter at any time, and
your email address will be deleted from our newsletter mailing list. If
you unsubscribe for Transferable Trade Skills Newsletter, you will not receive
email promotions and announcements.
Online Surveys . In order to better understand our customers' needs,
occasionally we may ask visitors of our website to provide us with
personal information about their preferences about career or trades
Online Contests . From time to time, we sponsor games and sweepstakes
online. To participate, we ask for your name, address, and email address,
so we can notify you if you win, and may ask for other information. These
online contests are optional.
Helpdesk / Online Support . When you contact our Helpdesk by phone, we
ask for your name and phone number. When you contact our Helpdesk over
the Internet, we ask for your name, phone number and email address. We
may require further information in order to provide you with support.
We retain your support history in order to provide faster and more accurate
assistance. This information is stored on an internal database which is
only accessible by certain personnel and is password protected.
WHAT OTHER INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
Transferable Trade Skills 's website server automatically collects the following
non-personally identifiable information from visitors of our site:
- the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, which is a number
automatically assigned to your computer when you are surfing the Web.
- the IP Address of your Internet Service Provider
- your browser and platform type (e.g. a Netscape browser
on a Windows platform)
- the date and time you access our site
- the sections of the website you visit, as well as the pages read
and the images viewed certain content that you download from
We do not link any of the above information with information that is
personally identifiable to you. This means that although your session
on our website is recorded, you remain anonymous to us. We collect this
data in an aggregate format for a number of reasons. For example, the
information about our visitors' browsers tells us what kind of browsers
we need to support. Other information lets us know how many visitors come
to our site and what sections are the most popular. In this way, we can
constantly update and revise our website to be more appealing for our
visitors. We do not share this aggregate data with third parties.
Our website may use "per-session cookies" on the pages of the
Transferable Trade Skills site. We may use per-session cookies to facilitate
your online purchases of products. Cookies enable our websites to save
and solely for your convenience.
HOW DOES Transferable Trade Skills USE THE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS?
Transferable Trade Skills uses the information that it collects to monitor user
activity, to administer sweepstakes and to provide you with services that
you request such as our Transferable Trade Skills Newsletter. We use the information
that we collect from online surveys to improve our products and our site.
We also use your personal contact information to send you promotional
offers, new announcements and other news about Transferable Trade Skills. However,
if you do not wish to receive our marketing communications, let us know
by contacting our Webmaster
By email: email@example.com
By telephone: 604.519.1694
Any other uses of your personal information that are not identified here
will be disclosed to you at the time of collection, and we will make all
reasonable efforts to obtain your express consent for such other uses.
DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Within our organization, your personal information is accessible by certain
Transferable Trade Skills employees only on a need-to know basis. It is stored
on databases which are only accessible by our customer and support personnel,
and is password-protected.
Transferable Trade Skills does not give, rent or sell personal information about
its customers to third parties.
However, in certain limited circumstances authorized by law, Transferable Trade Skills may be required to disclose your personal information. Information
provided to other third parties is used only for the purposes stipulated
and is subject to strict confidentiality requirements. These parties may
- Agents acting on our behalf, such us companies performing maintenance
on our system;
- Credit reporting agencies, in the event that we require
verification of your credit information;
- Collection agencies, in the event that we need to collect overdue
- Law enforcement agencies, in case we are required by subpoena
to provide such information to them;
- if Transferable Trade Skills is ever involved in the sale
or transfer of all or part of its business, Transferable
may disclose your personal
information to the purchaser, however, we would require
the purchaser to handle your personal information in a manner
- Regulatory bodies, in the event that our system is subject
to a compliance audit
Transferable Trade Skills'S PARTNERS
Transferable Trade Skills has a number of partners, whose websites you may access
from our website. Although we recommend them to you based on their reputation
for providing safe and secure online purchasing of our products, we make
no warranty about their goods and services, the content on their websites
or their protection of your personal information. This Policy does not
apply to their activities and we encourage you to view their privacy policies
and to contact these companies directly if you have any questions about
their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.
Transferable Trade Skills uses best efforts to comply with the Canadian Marketing
Association's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice in its marketing
to children and teenagers, and in its online contests.
Transferable Trade Skills uses security measures to ensure that the information
that you provide to us through our websites and that we retain on file
are secure from loss, theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure,
copying, use or modification. These security measures include appropriate
technologies, such as firewalls and fraud controls.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Transferable Trade Skills makes all reasonable efforts to comply with the Personal
Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act , and has devised
a Code of Conduct to in respect of its handling of your personal information:
- Accountability - We are responsible for personal information under
our control and have designated persons accountable for our compliance
the Code of Conduct.
- Identifying purposes for collection of personal information -
We shall identify the purposes for collection of personal information
the time the information is collected.
- Consent - We will only collect, use and disclose personal information
with your knowledge and consent, except where inappropriate.
You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal/contractual
- Limiting collection of personal information - We shall limit
collection of personal information to what is necessary to
fulfill the purposes
identified, and such information shall be collected by fair
and lawful means.
- Limiting use, disclosure and retention of personal information
- We shall not use or disclose personal information for purposes
those for which it was collected, except with your consent
or as required by law, and shall use our best efforts to
only for as long as is necessary to fulfill those purposes.
- Accuracy of personal information - Personal information shall
be accurate, complete and up-to-date, but we shall not
unless necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was
- afeguards for protecting personal information
- We shall protect
by security safeguards which are appropriate to the sensitivity
of the information.
- Openness about policies and practices - We shall make
readily available to you specific information about
and practices relating
to the management of personal information.
- Individual Access to your personal information - Upon
request, we shall use our best efforts to inform
you of the existence,
use and disclosure
of your personal information. If you can demonstrate
the inaccuracy or incompleteness of your personal
information, we shall use
our best efforts
to amend the information as required.
- Customers who
access our message forums can access, view and
personal information on the
database, using their own confidential password.
Challenging compliance - You shall be able to challenge our compliance
with this Personal Information Code of Conduct to the designated person
accountable for our compliance, indicated below.
Due to the evolving nature of the technologies used by Transferable Trade Skills
to communicate with you, we may occasionally update this Policy. Please
check this page periodically for changes.
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, QUESTIONS, COMPLAINTS OR COMMENTS
With certain exceptions, you are entitled to full access to your personal
information that we have on file and you may request that the information
be deleted, updated or otherwise modified. If you wish to have access
to your personal information, or if you have any questions or comments
practices, please contact us at:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By telephone: 604.519.0559