We take the privacy and protection of data and information seriously and are committed to handling the personal information of all those we engage with, whether customers, suppliers, colleagues or any other community, responsibly and in a way that meets the legal requirements of Canada. Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.
INFORMATION COLLECTION & USE
DaSaLu Artisans is the owner of the information collected on our websites. The information collected is used to determine the most appropriate information to present or send in regards to our artisans. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.
Information collected on/across our websites:
Email opt-in submission: Requires visitors to give us an email address
Comments, feedback, posts and other content you submit;
If you have made an enquiry about us or our artisans and/or their products or services, either online, face to face or over the phone, we will use your personal information to respond to the enquiry or to take other steps at your request, before you enter into a contract. For example, we collect the e-mail addresses and additional contact details of those who send e-mails to request information.
If your personal information is relevant to certain products and is freely available through public sources, such as on a website related to your work or profession, we may use this personal information to promote our products, as part of our legitimate interests as a commercial organization.
HOW WE PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
Any personal information given to us will be treated with the utmost care and security. This section sets out some of the security measures in place.
A variety of physical and technical measures are used to keep data safe and prevent unauthorized access to, or use or disclosure of personal information. Electronic data and databases are stored on secure computer systems and we control who has access to information, using both physical and electronic means.
All reasonable steps are taken to ensure that your personal information is kept secure from unauthorized access, but we cannot guarantee it will be secure during the transmission process to this website because this transmission is not controlled by us.
HOW LONG INFORMATION IS KEPT
We will only retain your personal information for as long as is necessary and as permitted by applicable laws. We will retain your personal information while we are using it, as described in the section above, and may continue to retain it after these uses have ended where we have a legitimate business purpose. For example, if you have opted out of marketing communications from us, we will retain limited details about you to ensure the opt out request is honored. We may also continue to retain your personal information to meet our legal requirements or to defend or exercise our legal rights. The length of time for which we will retain personal information will depend on the purposes for which it is retained. After we no longer need to retain your personal information, it will be deleted or securely destroyed.
The right to confirmation of whether or not we have your personal data and, if we do, to obtain a copy of the personal information we hold. This is known as a subject access request;
The right to have inaccurate data rectified;
The right to have your data erased. This does not however apply where it is necessary for us to continue to use the data for a lawful reason;
The right to request the restriction or suppression of your personal data (such as, we will stop using the data but we may continue storing it);
The right to obtain your personal data that you have provided to us, on the basis of consent or performance of a contract, and where technically feasible, transmitted in a common electronic format to you or directly to another company;
The right to object to the use of your data. Specifically, you have the right to object to our use for marketing and in relation to automated decision making, including profiling where there may be legal or similarly significant effects.
There are exceptions to the rights above. Where you make a request to us as part of these rights, we will always try to respond to your satisfaction, although there may be situations where we are unable to do so. We will meet your request as promptly as we reasonably can. If you have requested that we stop sending you marketing messages, please note that you may still receive them for a short period while the request is processed.
Cookies: DaSaLu Artisans websites use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our websites. Session ID cookies expire when you close your browser. Client-side cookies are also used to track and measure the success of a particular marketing campaign. Cookies are in no way linked to any personally identifiable information.
UPDATE & CHOICE OF EMAIL OPT-IN
DaSaLu Artisans is a permission-based email marketer and we value the trust our customers place in us. All email sent by DaSaLu Artisans will contain clear and concise instructions (such as clicking on the link at the bottom of an email) for how to opt-out of receiving future communications. We only use subscribed contact data to send our customers and subscribers information about upcoming events, and to contact our customers when necessary.
At times, DaSaLu Artisans may use 3rd party vendor remarketing tracking cookies. Remarketing is used to show relevant ads to you across the internet. As always we respect your privacy and are not collecting any personal or identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system.
The third-party vendors on our web pages and apps in order to serve ads across the internet based on past visits. A “cookie” is a small file sent to your browser to be stored on your computer. This allows us to continue to market our special offers to those who have previously shown interest in our events.
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