Introduction, Acceptance, Definitions, and Modifications
Welcome to the openstore.com website located at https://www.openstore.com (the “Website”) which includes all subdomains present and future. We hope you enjoy your visit and/or use of the Website.
In this Policy, a Website visitor or the Legal Entity they represent (depending on the context), may be referred to as “you” or “your”.
openstore.com reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify or replace any of the Policies. Any changes to the Policy can be found at this URL. It is your responsibility to check the Policy periodically for changes. Your use of the Website following the posting of any changes to the Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes. If we make any substantial changes to the Policy that materially affect the way we treat your Personal Information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you by posting a prominent notice upon your first visit to the Website following those changes.
If you have any questions about the Policy or if you wish to inquire about and/or access any Personal Information openstore.com holds about you,
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Open Storage Solutions
18 Wynford Drive,
ON M3C 3S2
General Statement of Privacy and Protection of Personal Information
openstore.com takes your privacy and security of Personal Information very seriously. We have provided a secure environment and this strict Policy that describes the limited ways the information is used and the limited access to such information.
This Policy covers the treatment of personally-identifiable information, i.e. any information that identifies an individual or Legal Entity or can be used in conjunction with other information to identify an individual or Legal Entity (“Personal Information”) when you voluntarily submit this information and other information gathered by openstore.com when you are using or accessing the Website. This Policy also covers openstore.com’s treatment of any Personal Information that openstore.com may share with its business partners or other third parties under very limited circumstances.
This Policy does not apply to the general practices and treatment of information (whether personal or not) by third parties that openstore.com does not own or control, including but not limited to any third-party websites or services that you elect to access through the Website or via a link from the Website (“Third-Party Website”), or to individuals that openstore.com does not manage or employ. While we attempt to facilitate access or link only to those Third-Party Websites that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third-Party Websites. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any Third-Party Website you access.
Finally, this Policy does not cover any Personal Information you send to openstore.com via any non-secured mode of communications such as email, Facebook or Twitter, as communications via these methods may be subject to interception, loss, or alteration. While we welcome your comments and suggestions sent to us in this manner, we encourage you to carefully examine what Personal Information you send to openstore.com via these methods.
No Collection of Personal Information as a Matter of Course
openstore.com does not, as a matter of course, gather any of your Personal Information while you are visiting the Website, unless you are asked to provide such information, for example by submitting information through a contact form. Personal Information is only gathered with your informed consent. Where you have provided Personal Information, it will only be used for the stated purpose or use, as described in the next section of this Policy.
Personal Information Collected and its Uses
The following is an exhaustive list of Personal Information collected from you when you use the Website and what we use it for. You acknowledge that you are submitting this Personal Information with your informed consent. When you submit Personal Information about the Legal Entity you represent, you represent and warrant that you have the capacity and authority to submit such Personal Information on their behalf.
“Contact Information”: If you fill out any of our contact forms on the Website, you will be asked for Personal Information including your name, company name, address, phone number, and email address. We only use this Contact Information to respond to your inquiry or request and to send you more information if applicable, such as a white paper you have requested.
“Chat / Message Information”: If you use our online chat services, you will be asked to enter Personal Information including your name, email, and phone number. We only use this Chat / Message Information to respond to your message if the chat is offline or further communicate with you (if necessary) after a live chat session.
“Registration Information”: If you request an openstore.com free trial, you will be asked to enter the following Personal Information: your first and last names, organization or company name, phone number, and email address. We use this Registration Information to communicate with you about your free trial, to determine your eligibility for your free trial, and if accepted, to create an account for you in order to use and manage your free trial.
Security of Information
openstore.com uses only industry best practices (physical, electronic, and procedural) in keeping any data collected (including Personal Information) secure. The Website is hosted on openstore.com’s own servers and as such is protected by our very high standard of security.
Non-disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Except as provided in the previous section in this Policy on Security of Information, the next paragraphs of this section, and the next section in this Policy on Email Communication, openstore.com does not divulge any Personal Information gathered via the Website to third parties. Moreover, openstore.com does not sell, rent, trade license or otherwise transfer any Personal Information regarding its Website visitors or users to third parties. Only the employees, agents, subcontractors, officers, directors, or assigns of openstore.com (or of openstore.com’s affiliates) are responsible for the management and development of the Website, and only these individuals have access to the information collected there. These employees, agents, subcontractors, officers, directors or assigns all have been instructed to comply with the Policy.
Where you share or like content from the Website via social media such as your Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn, or Twitter (“Third-Party Service”) account, we may transfer Personal Information to the Third-Party Service (your Third-Party Service login credentials) if you are not already logged in to the Third-Party Service on the computer or device being used. Your Personal Information is transferred securely and only used in order to share or like the Website content.
Email Communications and Compliance with Anti-Spam Laws
openstore.com’s practices with regards to its email practices are designed to be compliant with anti-spam laws, specifically, the law unofficially called “CASL”, or Canada’s Anti-Spam Law. If you believe you have received an email in violation of this law, please contact us using the contact information further up in this Policy.
Limited Gathering of Information for Statistical, Analytical, and Security Purposes
openstore.com automatically collects certain information using third-party analytics programs Google Analytics (the “Analytics Programs”) to help us understand how our users use the Website, but none of this information identifies you personally. For example, each time you visit the Website, we may automatically collect your IP address, browser and computer type, access times, the web page from which you came, and the web page(s) you access (as applicable). We use information collected via the Analytics Programs in this manner only to better understand your needs and the needs of the Website and its users in the aggregate. openstore.com also makes use of information gathered for statistical purposes to keep track of the number of visits to the Website and the specific pages on the Website with a view to introducing improvements.
Your IP address and other relevant information may be used in order to trace any fraudulent or criminal activity or any activity in violation of any other agreement you may have with openstore.com.
Verification, Correction, and Deletion of Personal Information
You have the right to (i) verify what Personal Information openstore.com holds about you; (ii) ask for your Personal Information to be corrected or updated; and (iii) withdraw your consent to the use by openstore.com of your Personal Information and have it deleted from our records. If you wish to inquire about and verify and/or correct Personal Information openstore.com holds about you, or if you wish to have all your Personal Information permanently deleted from our records, please contact us using the contact information further up in this Policy. Please note that deletion of your Personal Information may make it impossible for you to use the Website, or certain portions thereof including but not limited to your free trial. If you request deletion of your Personal Information, openstore.com reserves the right to retain some of your Personal Information for a reasonable time in order to satisfy our legal obligations, or where we reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.
Transfer of Personal Information Outside Your Home Jurisdiction
Website users may access the Website from any country in the world. openstore.com and its third-party vendors, including service providers, are located in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. You acknowledge that openstore.com and our third-party vendors may be located in jurisdictions or countries where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your home country, state, province, or other governmental jurisdiction, and consent to the transfer of your Personal Information to such countries. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Website visitors in the European Union acknowledge and agree that their Personal Information may be transferred to the United States.
Tracking Technology (“Cookies”)
openstore.com uses tracking technology (“cookies” and related technology such as tags, pixels, and web beacons) on the Website and by visiting or using the Website you agree to their use. Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive or memory when you visit a website, in order to track use and to improve the user experience by storing certain data on your computer or device.
Risks Associated with the Internet
Despite openstore.com’s best efforts to ensure that third parties will not access or obtain your Personal Information through your use of the Website, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the Internet. Communication via the Internet is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that openstore.com cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or Personal Information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk.
Links to Third-Party Websites
Limitation of Liability
openstore.com, its affiliates, or their respective officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, partners, principals, licensors, representatives, successors and assigns, will not be held liable for any losses or damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or not pecuniary, resulting from the misuse of any information collected by any third party, or any misuse of any information collected through the Website, not in violation of the Policy.
Compliance with Privacy Laws
This Policy and openstore.com’s practices, in general, are designed to be in compliance with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”, S.C. 2000, c. 5) and Ontario’s An Act Respecting the Protection Of Personal Information in the Private Sector (R.S.Q. c. P-39.1). If you have any questions regarding this compliance, please contact us using the contact information further up in this Policy.