Thank you for visiting us online at Emblem Developments. We want you to feel comfortable while visiting our website and therefore we are committed to taking the steps outlined in this policy to protect your privacy. This policy will allow you to understand the way we will use any personal information that you provide. By personal information, we mean information that identifies, or could reasonably identify you or another person. This policy also explains how you can ask questions, review and update your personal information in our records. We ask you to please to take a few minutes to read this policy as by using the website, you are consenting to the management of your personal information in accordance with this policy.
As above, by using this website, you consent to Emblem Developments’ management and processing of your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy as well as any other purposes explained in other materials provided when Emblem Developments collects personal information on the Web. If you have objections to any of the terms of this policy, you are not permitted to access or use this website.
Collection of Your Non-identifying Information
In general, you can visit Emblem Developments’ web pages without expressly telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. For our internal purposes, in relation to each visit, we gather the date and time of the visit, browser type, name of the Internet service provider, IP address, the site that referred the visitor to us, any pages the visitor requested and the visitor’s navigation history. In general, this information does not provide us with information that identifies the visitor. We use this information for our internal security audit log, trend analysis and system administration, and to gather broad demographic information about our user base for aggregate use. More specifically, we use the information described above to generate statistics and measure site activity to benefit site users as well as Emblem Developments. We may permit use of this same information by third parties that provide us with services that include the services required to analyze, store, or aggregate the information we collect, or to help us to improve the services of Emblem Developments or this website.
Collection of Your Personal Information
Emblem Developments asks for your first and last name, address, email address, telephone number(s) and other personal information when you create an account online. You will also be asked for personal information when you make an online purchase, or enter into contests or promotions sponsored by our partners (independent companies that we work with). We use this information to process your orders, administer contests or promotions, and to communicate with you. The information also enables Emblem Developments to customize products or services to better meet your preferences and if you opt-in, to offer you products and services from Emblem Developments and other sources that may be of interest to you.
Use of Your Personal Information
We use your personal information to establish an account, deliver the services you request including processing your purchase orders, and providing fax bulletins and new product announcements to alert you to special offers where you sign up to receive the information, and to allow you to access certain limited-entry areas of our site.
Sharing of Your Personal Information
As mentioned above, Emblem Developments may engage companies to perform a variety of functions, such as fulfilling orders, assisting with promotions, providing technical services for our websites on our behalf. We will provide these companies with personal information we have collected where it is needed to perform such functions. We contractually require these companies to use only the personal information that they require to perform their functions and prohibit its use for any other purpose. Some of these companies may operate outside of Canada. Where that is the case, information we provide to them will be subject to the law of the country or state in which they operate, including any orders for disclosure or production made under that law to a foreign government, its law enforcement or other agencies, or its courts.
Emblem Developments does not sell, transfer or disclose personal information to third parties. However, with your permission, we may on occasion send marketing information on behalf of one of our business partners about products or services they provide that may be of interest to you. If you elect to receive these types of materials, you will receive them through us; Emblem Developments will not share your personal information with our business partners.
Compliance with Legal Process
We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law. We may also disclose personal information if we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of this website; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public. Among other things, this means that if you provide false information, or pose or attempt to pose as someone else, we may disclose information about you to as part of an investigation into your actions.
Access to Your Personal Information
If at any time you would like to review, update or correct any personal information we have about you in our records, or to ask us to delete your personal information or to stop further use of your information, please let us know by contacting us at the e-mail or postal address listed below. Please note that we may be required to retain certain personal information as a matter of law.
Security of Your Personal Information - Our Employees’ Responsibility – Your Role
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information in our records from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We limit our employees’ access to personal information to the information they require to perform their work for us. Our employees are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of all personal information to which they have access. As a condition of employment, our employees are required to sign a confidentiality agreement binding them to this responsibility. We keep our employees informed about our policies for protecting personal information, reinforce the importance of complying with the policies, and address any instances of non-compliance.
Our Contact Information
You may contact us about any matter related to this policy, including for additional information about our personal information management practices by:
Writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or to 22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 2060, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 4E3.
Emblem News Opt-in
You may sign up here to receive Emblem’s newsletter and other information from Emblem about its projects, communities, people, news, or matters of interest (“Emblem News”).
Business Partner Offers Opt-in
You may sign up here to receive marketing information we deliver on behalf of our business partners about products or services they provide that may be of interest to you.