SDS Linguistics Inc. (SDS) is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the confidentiality of your personal information.
During our various projects and activities, SDS occasionally gathers and uses personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information is subject to consent. SDS’ privacy practices are designed to achieve this.
Personal information is information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. This information can include an individual’s name, phone number, address, age, language, etc. Exceptions: business contact information and certain publicly available information, such as names, addresses, and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories, are not considered personal information.
Personal information may be provided to SDS through correspondence, use of online portal, quote and information requests, or other forms of communication.
Personal information gathered by SDS is kept in strict confidence. SDS personnel are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed.
We collect, use and disclose personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate considering the circumstances.
SDS will not provide or share your personal information with third parties unless:
- You authorize us to share the information;
- Sharing the information is necessary to process a credit card transaction, for example; or
- We are required by law.
WEBSITE AND CLIENT PORTAL
The privacy of users of our website is very important to SDS. SDS respects your privacy and is committed to protecting personal information you provide to us. The policy is always available at www.sdslinguistics.com under the “privacy” link in the footer.
Personally identifiable information is not collected unless specifically submitted via an online form (a quote or information request, for example) registration form, an electronic mail message, a phone call or postal mail. All information is kept confidential – this is subject to any legal requirements to disclose. All information is protected by SDS’ physical, electronic and managerial security methods, which are updated as necessary.
Information you provide through the website may be used periodically to keep you informed of SDS’ activities, including services, benefits, promotions or actions in the community. If at any time you no longer wish to receive such information, you may contact us or click the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email.
Any website of SDS may provide links to other third-party websites. These are provided for convenience only and you access them at your own risk. Even if a third party is associated with SDS through a business relationship or otherwise, SDS is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or content of such third- party websites.
ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
You are entitled to know whether we hold personal information about you; see that information; and ensure it is accurate. If you would like to access your personal information, or have any questions about the protection of your privacy, please contact:
SDS Linguistics Inc.
Further information on privacy and your rights regarding your personal information may be found on the website of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.