COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, Tell Your Story forms and the like. On some of our Sites, we offer assessment tools that ask you to provide information. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
HOW DOES Teknotik.com USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
Promotional and informational offers: With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Teknotik.com provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, s/he may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. Teknotik.com uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.
Sometimes we send offers to selected groups of customers. To accomplish this, we may use third parties working on behalf of Teknotik.com. We provide a variety of ways for you to tell us you do not want to receive such promotional or informational offers. You can elect not to receive promotional or informational materials from us by following the instructions to opt-out as mentioned or included in each of our programs we send to you.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.
Teknotik.com, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Sites. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Sites may not function properly if you do so.
If you choose to use our referral function to tell a friend about one of our Sites, our Site will ask you for your friend’s name and e-mail address as well as your information. The form automatically sends your friend a one-time e-mail inviting him or her to visit the Site. We do not access or store this information, except to send this invite.
Some of our Sites may enable you to participate in communities such as discussion boards, chat rooms and live events. We encourage you to use discretion when posting personal information in these communities and to be aware that when you post information such as your name, email address, etc., it may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited communications. Teknotik.com cannot control, and is not responsible for, the communications you may receive when you participate in such communities.
ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR CERTAIN WEBSITES
The following additional information applies to our Sites that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Sites, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. However, some of our Sites are restricted to certain individuals such as health care professionals or our prescription drug patients and we may require these individuals to register upon entry by providing us with certain information.
RIGHT TO UNSUBSCRIBE
You can unsubscribe from communications you no longer wish to receive. We provide unsubscribe (opt-out) instructions in our communications. You can also contact us at the following postal address if you want to update your personal information or change your marketing preferences: Teknotik.com, 921 Progress Ave #16, Toronto, Onario M1G 3V4ttention: Privacy Officer.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. Teknotik.com applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.
Storage of Information