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NEW HORIZONS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORP. PRIVACY POLICY

New Horizons Business Development Corp. is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information obtained by reason of your customer relationship with New Horizons Business Development Corp.  This policy explains the types of customer personal information we collect, how it is used, and the steps we take to ensure your personal information is handled appropriately.

What is personal information?

Personal information is information that refers to an individual specifically and is recorded in any form. Personal information includes such things as age, income, date of birth, ethnic origin, medical records and credit records.  Information about individuals contained in the following documents are not considered personal information:

  • Public telephone directories, where the subscriber can refuse to be listed

  • Professional and business directories available to the public

  • Certain public registries and court records

  • Certain other publicly available printed and electronic publications

 

Our commitment to your privacy is governed by the following privacy principles:

 

1. We obtain your consent to collect, use or disclose your personal information

New Horizons Business Development Corp. obtains your consent to collect, use or disclose your personal information.  The method of obtaining consent is appropriate to the type of personal information being collected, used or disclosed:

New Horizons Business Development Corp. will obtain your express consent (verbal, written or electronic agreement) to collect, use or disclose sensitive personal information.

New Horizons Business Development Corp. will use implied consent to collect, use or disclose your personal information where one or more of the following apply

  • A customer relationship already exists

  • Express consent has previously been given

  • Where the purpose of using the personal information is reasonably apparent to you

You can change your consent preferences at any time by contacting New Horizons Business Development Corp. by email or posted mail.

 

2.  We limit use, disclosure and retention of your personal information

New Horizons Business Development Corp. does not sell or rent personal information to any organization or person for any reason.  We do not share your personal information with third party organizations except to offer you a product or service.  If your personal information is shared with third parties, these third parties are bound by appropriate agreements with New Horizons Business Development Corp. to secure and protect the confidentiality of your personal information.  We retain your personal information only as long as it is required for our business relationship or as required by federal and provincial laws.  New Horizons Business Development Corp. uses and discloses your personal information only for the purposes it was collected. 

3. We limit collection of your personal information

New Horizons Business Development Corp. collects only the information required to provide products and services to you.  If the personal information we require is collected for a reason other than to provide products and services, your consent will be obtained before or at the time the information is collected.

New Horizons Business Development Corp. will collect personal information only by clear, fair and lawful means.  Examples of why we collect personal information include:

  • To provide and operate our services

  • Communicating with you generally

  • Protecting against fraud or error

  • Recommending products and services that New Horizons Business Development Corp. believes will be of interest and provide value to you

  • To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support

  • To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages and provide products and services requested by you

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services

  • To comply with any applicable laws and governmental regulations.

 

In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history.  We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, and communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

4. How do we store your information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform.  Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.  Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications.  They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

5. We are open about our privacy and security policy

We are committed to providing you with understandable and easily available information about our policy and practices related to management of your personal information.  This policy and any related information is available at all times on our web site, www.newhorizonsbizdev.com under Privacy Policy or on request.

6. We provide access to your personal information stored by New Horizons Business Development Corp.

You can request access to your personal information stored by New Horizons Business Development Corp. by contacting us via email or posted mail.  Please see the contact us section below for further details. Upon receiving such a request, New Horizons Business Development Corp. will:

  • Inform you about what type of personal information we have on record or in our control, how it is used and to whom it may have been disclosed.

  • Provide you with access to your information so you can review and verify the accuracy and completeness and request changes to the information

  • Make any necessary updates to your personal information

 

7. We respond to your questions, concerns and complaints about privacy

New Horizons Business Development Corp. will respond in a timely manner to your questions, concerns and complaints about the privacy of your personal information and our privacy policies and procedures.

How to contact us:

By email to contact@newhorizonsbizdev.com

By mail to New Horizons Business Development Corp., 7 Sierra Cres, Georgetown ON L7G 0K3

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