Privacy Policy Last updated: 09/27/2018

This Privacy Policy applies to all the information collected on the websites and social media operated by Sekure Merchant Solutions and its affiliates, including https://sekuremerchants.com, http://sekurecareers.com, info.sekuremerchants.com,  and (the “Sites”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information  and Organization Data we receive from users of the Sites.

Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier.  You can instruct your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is being sent.   However, if you do not accept Cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Sites.

Data”, where used in this Privacy Policy, includes Personal Information and Organizational Data.

Log Files” track actions occurring on the Sites and collect data, including your IP address, browser type, Internet Service Provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

Organizational Data” means all non-public information about your business, affairs, customers, suppliers, plans, intentions, market opportunities, operations, processes, product information, including, without limitation, Personal Information received by or through the Sites during the course of our business relationship.

Personal Information” means any information which alone, or in combination with other information, can be used to identify a living person.

 

What Data We Collect

Depending upon the business relationship we have with you and the services we provide to you as a (potential) customer or the services you may provide as a (potential) supplier, we may collect the following types of information from or about you:

  • Your name and contact details, such as your email address, URL, telephone number, place of work, position, and country of residence.
  • Information we learn about you or your representatives when we meet you at conference/networking events or through teleconferences, emails and other correspondence.
  • Details about your business interests (as a client) or the services you offer (as a supplier).
  • Information provided in surveys in which you may participate.

 

Why and How We Collect Your Personal Information or Data

Personal and/or Organizational Data is only collected from our Sites if explicitly volunteered by you during the use of specific services on our Sites. No Data is logged automatically. You may access and browse any Site without disclosing your Personal Information or Data.

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"), your browser type and version, the pages of our Sites that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data.

We may collect details about you that are in public records such as LinkedIn, your company website and information about you that is openly accessible on the Internet, including but not limited to, what is available on public databases, websites, in marketing publications, conference announcements. We use these public sources to obtain the contact details of individuals who we reasonably believe may have an interest in our services or whose services we may find of interest in the day to day running of our business.

In the cases where we do not obtain your Data through personal contact or communications we will only collect and hold such Data when we have a legitimate interest.  Our legitimate interest includes situations where either you or we are interested in obtaining services or products from each other on our own behalf or on behalf of a client. 

 

How We Use Your Data

We use your Data only for providing and improving the Sites and for the purposes set forth above.  By using our Sites, you agree to the collection and use of the information as set forth above in accordance with the present Privacy Policy.  While using our Sites, we may ask you to provide us with certain Personal Information which may be used to contact or identify you.  Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address and telephone number.

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing and promotional materials and other information unless you request that we do not do so.

Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through our Sites, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address and shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email addresses and telephone numbers (“Order Information”).

We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Sites (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations).

We may also share your Data in order to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to court action, such as a search warrant, subpoena or other lawful request for information which we may receive, or otherwise to protect our rights.

 

Who We Share Your Data With

We share your Data with other organizations only to fulfill our obligations to our clients when fulfilling their requests and, where relevant, in line with contractual agreements we have set up between us.

We only use or disclose your Data for the legitimate interests for which it was collected, for purposes to which you consent or, if required by law, or through the order of a court. This may include sharing your Data, with our employees, contractors or our service providers as part of our functions.

We do not sell any Data collected from or provided by you.

 

How Long We Keep Your Data

You have various rights in relation to your Personal Information. These rights are as follows:

  • You can request a copy of the Personal Information we have about you on file. Upon request, and after provision of adequate proof of your identity, we will provide you with a machine readable copy of any Personal Information which we keep about you.
  • If any Personal Information we hold is incorrect, you can request to have it corrected.
  • You can ask us to delete your Personal Information.
  • You can ask us to remove you from our list of contacts for newsletters and other communications.
  • You can object to our use of your Personal Information even where we rely on our legitimate interests to do so, by withdrawing your consent and asking us to delete your Personal Information at any time.

 

YOUR RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have various rights in relation to your Personal Information. These rights are as follows:

  • You can request a copy of the Personal Information we have about you on file. Upon request, and after provision of adequate proof of your identity, we will provide you with a machine readable copy of any Personal Information which we keep about you.
  • If any Personal Information we hold is incorrect, you can request to have it corrected.
  • You can ask us to delete your Personal Information.
  • You can ask us to remove you from our list of contacts for newsletters and other communications.
  • You can object to our use of your Personal Information even where we rely on our legitimate interests to do so, by withdrawing your consent and asking us to delete your Personal Information at any time.

 

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA 

We have security policies, rules and technical measures in place such as password protection to keep safe your Data and the systems in which they are stored. All our employees or contractors who have access to and are associated with the processing of your Data are under obligation to respect the confidentiality of any Data we may hold. We keep all these security measures under review and up to date with current best practice and high security standards.

 

How to Contact Us

To exercise your rights in relation to your Data and for any questions with regard to your Data, you may communicate with the marketing department at (866) 710-7384 or email info@sekuremerchants.com or write to us at:

Sekure Merchant Solutions
200-3 Place Ville-Marie
Montréal (Québec) H3B 2E3
Att.: Data Supervision

The security of your Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date stipulated at the beginning of this Privacy Policy and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of any Site after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address with which you have provided to us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

By clicking on this box you give your clear informed consent to the present Privacy Policy and declare that you have read and understood same.

A French version of this Policy is available at Politique De Confidentialité.