November 21, 2011
Viewing, Use and Communication
Our Dedication to Privacy
To ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data collected online, we use encryption for transmission of credit card details. Access to personal data is restricted to employees who need to use these details and who have been trained to observe confidentiality and handle such information appropriately.
This privacy notice, including the Website Disclaimer, is easily accessible from the www.truebluespirit.com homepage.
True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. makes all reasonable effort to ensure the intended use of personal information collected by us is specified at or before the time of collection. True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. makes all reasonable effort to ensure external parties providing us with personal information have obtained consumer consent before we receive the information. True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. will not transfer, sell or otherwise distribute your personal information to an outside organization or individual without your consent. True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. is accountable for all personal information in its custody, including any information transferred to a third party for processing.
Collection and Use of Information
The following are circumstances in which True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. and/or its website, may collect personal information and general information from you, and how the information is used.
When contacting our customer service department by telephone or by e-mail, you may be asked personal information for the purpose of identifying your subscription details (or details of a gift-subscription recipient) in our database. This information may be retained to better serve you in the future.
Personal information collected will be used to fulfill a subscription or to send an invoice, refund, or notice of renewal. When subscribing electronically, by mail or by telephone, we require some or all of the following personal information: name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card or other payment information. When you order gift subscriptions for others, we require some or all of the following recipient information: name, address and telephone number.
Contests, Surveys and Feedback
Collection of personal information for contests, surveys and customer feedback may be used in two ways: to contact you in case of prize distribution, and to compile and analyze consumer data in order to improve the content of True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. and/or its website. While we may occasionally use the information for marketing opportunities, we will not do so without your consent.
Online Forums or Blogs
You browse www.truebluespirit.com anonymously and you are not required to identify yourself or reveal any personal information while browsing the site. However, the site’s web server may automatically record some general information about your visit such as:
The date and time you visit the site, along with the address of the previous site you visited, if you linked to us from an outside site.
The Internet domain for your Internet service provider, such as “company.com” or “service.ca” and the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer accessing the website, such as “xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.” Our web server automatically recognizes only the consumer’s domain name, but not the consumer’s e-mail address (where possible).
The type of web browser you are using (such as “Netscape version x” or “Internet Explorer version x”).The type of operating system you are using (such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows).
The specific web pages you visit on our site.
The general information collected is not personal information. The site tracking system does not record personal information about individuals, nor does it link general information to any personal information. True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. uses the general information for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the site, to gauge the public interest in True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. and the site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. The information we collect is used for internal review and is then safely discarded.
Site visitors who communicate with the site by e-mail do so under two conditions:
They give permission for contact by the site.
Third Party Links
The True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. website sometimes includes links to outside websites which may interest or prove useful to our readers. Third party links do not imply an endorsement of other companies, websites and products outside of True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. and its products and websites. True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. is not responsible for the privacy of information gathered by third party websites. When accessing third party links from www.truebluespirit.com, please refer to the privacy policies of each website you visit.
Limiting Information Collection and Use
True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. makes all reasonable effort to ensure personal information collection and use is limited to those circumstances and uses described under Collection and Use of Information. When additional information is collected and/or information is used in another capacity, we will ask for your consent or provide an opportunity to opt-out before or at the time of collection and/or use.
Disclosure of Information about Individuals
We do not disclose personally identifiable information to other parties. We do not sell personal data, including email addresses, to third parties. We reserve the right to disclose and print the names, addresses, photographs, and likenesses of contest winners and runners up for promotional and marketing purposes. We also disclose impersonally identifiable aggregate statistics relating to our web visitors to advertisers.
Accessing Your Personal Information
True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc. is dedicated to ensuring consumer accessibility of personal information. Please contact us if you need to access and/or amend your personal information.