Searchie Privacy Policy

Updated: Dec 1st, 2019

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ BEFORE USING OUR WEBSITE AND PLATFORM. 

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes how your personal information is collected, used and shared when you visit, use or make a purchase from our website (the “Site”) or upload content onto our servers (the “Servers”). Throughout this Privacy Policy, the terms “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Searchie Inc. (“Searchie”), and the terms “you” and “your” refer to the user of our Site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit the Site or upload video or audio content onto our Servers, we may automatically collect certain information from your device, including without limitation information about your web browser and I.P. address. As you browse the Site or upload video or audio content onto our Servers, we may collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site (such collected information is hereinafter referred to as the “Device Information”).

We may use “cookies” on our Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a Site visitor’s hard drive, which may be used by us to help us improve our Servers, our Site and your access to it, and which identifies repeat visitors to our Site. Cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their browsing experience. Our utilization of cookies is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our Site.

If you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through our Site, we may collect certain information from you, including without limitation your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card information), email address, and phone number (such information is hereinafter referred to as “Order Information”).

In this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” shall mean both Device Information and Order Information.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use the Order Information that we collect to, among other things, communicate with you and fulfill and process any orders placed through the Site (including without limitation processing your payment information and providing invoices and/or order confirmations). 

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risks and, more generally, to improve and optimize our Site and Servers (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site and our Servers).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We take precautions to protect your Personal Information. Whenever we collect sensitive Personal Information, such information is encrypted and transmitted, if necessary, by secure servers.

You acknowledge and agree that we use a third party for processing credit card transactions and, by using the Site or our Servers, you hereby consent to the transmission of your credit card information to such third party.

We will not share your Personal Information without your prior written consent, unless we are required to do so to comply with applicable laws and regulations, or to otherwise protect our rights. 

THIRD PARTIES

You acknowledge that we have no access to or control over third-party cookies and third-party websites. This Privacy Policy does not extend to the websites of any third parties. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any third parties.

DATA RETENTION

 When you make a purchase through our Site, we may maintain Order Information for our records, unless and until you ask us to delete such information.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY MAY CHANGE

This Privacy Policy is current as of the date in which you access the Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time and without notice to you. Any such changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised version of this Privacy Policy. If at any time you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site. You can review the most current version of this Privacy Policy at any time by visiting this webpage.

GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

QUESTIONS

Data Controller and Processors

We are the data controllers as we are collecting and using your Personal Data.  We use trusted third parties as our data processors for technical and organizational purposes, including for payments and email marketing. We use reasonable efforts to make sure our data processors are GDPR- compliant.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:  155 Lynden Rd Unit 5B, Brantford, ON  N3T 5L8 or [email protected]