Privacy policy

Privacy Policy - Halal Commerce Canada

BACKGROUND:   Halal Commerce understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. (We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, halalcommerce.ca (“Our Site”) and only collect and use your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. Any personal data (we) collect will only be used as permitted by law.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this Privacy Policy is requested.

1.               Information About (Us Our Site is [owned and operated ] by Halal Commerce Canada, registered in the province of Ontario, Canada. Operated Name Known As (Halal Commerce) website url: https://www.halalcommerce.ca  Main trading address: 5 Glencedar Cresent.  How to Contact Us: Halal Commerce Canada Email address: 5 Glencedar Cresent. Postal address: Whitby, Ont. L1R1X2  Attn: Privacy officer  

2.               What Does This Policy Cover?
This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site (halalcommerce.ca) may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites and (we) advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.  

3.               What Is Personal Data?
Personal data is defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the “GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (collectively, “the Data Protection Legislation”) as ‘any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier’. Personal data is, in simpler terms, any information about you that enables you to be identified. Personal data covers obvious information such as your name and contact details, but it also covers less obvious information such as identification numbers, electronic location data, and other online identifiers.  

4.               What Are My Rights?
Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have the following rights, which (we) will always work to uphold:

a)               The right to be informed about (our) collection and use of your personal data. This Privacy Policy should tell you everything you need to know, but you can always contact us to find out more or to ask any questions using the details in Part 10.

b)              The right to access the personal data (we) hold about you. Part (9) will tell you how to do this.
 c)               The right to have your personal data rectified if any of your personal data held by us (Halal Commerce), is          inaccurate or incomplete. Please contact Halal Commerce Canada using the details in Part 10 to find out more.

d)               The right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask Halal Commerce Canada to delete or otherwise dispose of any of your personal data that (halal commerce Canada) hold. Please contact us (halal commerce) using the details in Part 10 to find out more.
e)               The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data.
f)                The right to object to us (Halal Commerce) using your personal data for a particular purpose or purposes. g)               The right to withdraw consent. This means that, if we are relying on your consent as the legal basis for using your personal data, you are free to withdraw that consent at any time.
h)               The right to data portability. This means that, if you have provided personal data to us OR directly, we are using it with your consent or for the performance of a contract, and that data is processed using automated means, you can ask us for a copy of that personal data to re-use with another service or business in many cases.
i)                 Rights relating to automated decision-making and profiling. We do not use your personal data in this way. For more information about our use of your personal data or exercising your rights as outlined above, please contact us using the details provided in Part 10.

It is important that your personal data is kept accurate and up-to-date. If any of the personal data we hold about you changes, please keep us informed as long as we have that data. If you have any cause for complaint about our use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. We would welcome the opportunity to resolve your concerns ourselves, however, so please contact us first, using the details in Part 10.

  5.               What Personal Data Do You Collect and How?

Subject to the following, we do not collect any personal data from you. We do not place cookies on your computer or device, nor do we  use any other means of data collection. Our Site collects certain information automatically, including your IP address, the type of browser you are using, and certain other non-personal data about your computer or device such as your operating system type or version, and display resolution.

If you send us an email, we may collect your name, your email address, and any other information which you choose to give us. For the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation, We are the data controller responsible for such personal data. The lawful basis under the Data Protection Legislation that allows us to use such information is article 6(1) (f) of the GDPR which allows us to process personal data when it is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, in this case, the proper operation and functionality of Our Site.

If you contact us as described above, you will be required to consent to our use of your personal data to contact you. In this case, our lawful basis for using your personal data will be article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR, which allows us to use your personal data with your consent for a particular purpose or purposes.    

6.               How Do You Use My Personal Data?

Where we collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Legislation at all times. For more details on security see Part 7, below. As stated above, we do not generally collect any personal data directly from you, but if you contact us and we obtain your personal details from your email, we may use them to respond to your email.

The other technical data referred to above is necessary for the technical operation of Our Site and will not normally be used in any way to personally identify you. Any and all emails containing your personal data will be deleted no later than 30 days after your complaint "the subject matter of your email has been resolved." and no other personal data will be retained for any longer than is necessary. We will not share any of your personal data with any third parties for any purposes other than storage on an email and/or web hosting server.

  7.               How and Where Do You Store My Data?

We will only store your personal data OR store some of your personal data in the hosted server. This means that it will be fully protected under the Data Protection Legislation.   AND/OR   Visitor from Europe engage to our site and create an account we will only store your personal data OR store some of your personal data within the European Economic Area (the “EEA”). The EEA consists of all EU member states. This means that your personal data will be fully protected under the Data Protection Legislation, the GDPR, and/or to equivalent standards by law.  

We will only transfer your personal data to third countries whose levels of data protection are deemed ‘adequate’ by the European Commission. More information is available from the European Commission. This policy is only apply to European visitor.     AND/OR Where we transfer your data to a third party based in the US, the data may be protected if they are part of the EU-US Privacy Shield. This requires that third party to provide data protection to standards similar to those in Europe. Personal data security is essential to us, and to protect personal data, we take the following measures: ·   

     limiting access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties with a legitimate need to know and ensuring that they are subject to duties of confidentiality; ·        procedure for dealing with data breaches (the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, your personal data) including notifying you and/or the Information Commissioner’s.

8.               Do You Share My Personal Data?

We will not share any of your personal data with any third parties for any purposes, subject to the following exception(s). If we sell, transfer, or merge parts of (our) business or assets, your personal data may be transferred to a third party. Any new owner of our business may continue to use your personal data in the same way that we have used it, as specified in this Privacy Policy (i.e. to communicate with you).

In some limited circumstances, we may be legally required to share certain personal data, which might include yours, if we are involved in legal proceedings or complying with legal obligations, a court order, or the instructions of a government authority.   OR We may contract with the following third [parties] OR [party] for hosting and data storage purposes: ·        Hosting company
·        Web /Data Migration Company

If any of your personal data is transferred to a third party, as described above, we will take steps to ensure that your personal data is handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, our obligations, and the third party’s obligations under the law, as described above in Part 7.

  9.               How Can I Access My Personal Data?

If you want to know what personal data we have about you, you can ask us for details of that personal data and for a copy of it (where any such personal data is held). This is known as a “subject access request”. All subject access requests should be made in writing and sent to the email or postal addresses shown in Part 10.

There is not normally any charge for a subject access request. If your request is ‘manifestly unfounded or excessive’ (for example, if you make repetitive requests) a fee may be charged to cover our administrative costs in responding. We will respond to your subject access request within 30 days and, in any case, not more than] 40 days of receiving it. Normally, we aim to provide a complete response, including a copy of your personal data within that time. In some cases, however, particularly if your request is more complex, more time may be required up to a maximum of three months from the date we receive your request. You will be kept fully informed of our progress.

  10.            How Do I Contact You?

To contact us about anything to do with your personal data and data protection, including to make a subject access request, please use the following details [(for the attention of Attn: (Privacy Manager) Halal Commerce Canada Email address:  info@halalcommerce.ca. Postal Address: 5 Glencedar Crescent, Ont, L1R1X2

11.            Changes to this Privacy

Policy We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time. This may be necessary, for example, if the law changes, or if we change our business in a way that affects personal data protection. Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date. 


What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience
    (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website
    (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service
    (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To process transactions
    • Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails
    • The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
    Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

 

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

 

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).

We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits and keep track of advertisements.

 

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

 

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

 

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 29/02/2020

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