Canada Day International is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Canada Day International may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from April 1st 2013.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email address]
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to [address].
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
We understand that your privacy and the protection of your personal information is important to you. We take your privacy seriously and take every reasonable precaution to safeguard the personal information you supply to us.
About Canada Day International
‘Canada Day International’ is a trading name of Rainmaker Global Business Development, Registered in England and Wales, Number ADD NUMBER. .
Please note that we, Canada Day International, power the competition and offer areas of third party websites including this Site which forms part of www.canadadayinternational.com.
The Data We Collect from You
We collect the following data from you:
Registration and Profile Data: When you register with us we will take information from you including your name, address, email address and telephone number. This data will also be held by our partner website if you have registered through a partner website.
Survey Responses: When you complete a survey the information you provide will also be collected by us and supplied to the survey sponsor.
Cookies Data – please see below.
The data will be held by us subject to this policy. The partner website through which you registered may also retain your Registration and Profile data subject to the terms of their own policy.
How We Use Your Data
The information with which you provide to us will only be used by us, the companies that sponsor the specific surveys or competitions you complete and our partner websites.
The information will be used for analytical and marketing purposes.
Your registration and profile data will be used by us to send you a regular email with details of surveys for you to complete and by our partner websites for their own marketing and promotional purposes. We will also use your Registration and Profile data to ensure that you are supplied with the most appropriate content.
All data supplied by you may be used by us for general administration purposes. We will use the data that is collected about you to determine the order of the sponsor questions and the prizes that are displayed to you. This helps us to show you the most relevant content.
Your data together with that of other subscribers to our service may also be combined in order of us to build statistical and analytical tables. At no time will your data be individually identifiable in such tables.
Transfer of your Data to Third Parties
When you complete a survey your Registration and Profile Data and your Survey Responses will be supplied by us to the sponsor of the survey for their own marketing and promotional purposes.
Your data may also be provided to our clients to be added to information they already hold about you for the purposes of contacting you with information about their products and services. When they contact you these clients will seek your appropriate consent.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
Participation in Competitions, Questionnaires and Offers
By participating in a survey you are agreeing to allow us to transfer both your Registration and Profile Data and your Survey Responses to the sponsor of that survey. By completing the survey you are “opting-in” to the transfer of that data.
We are keen to ensure that the principals of “opting-in” are clearly explained. This means that when you participate in a questionnaire/sponsor question, you understand that you may receive promotional offers from us or the sponsoring company based on the information you provide in that questionnaire and the initial registration page. You can de-register at any time if you would prefer not to receive such promotions in the future.
Sponsors of the surveys may have their own privacy policies and opt-in statements, we strongly recommend that you read and understand this information.
Data Protection Rules and Regulations
Your information will always be safeguarded under the terms and conditions of the Data Protection Act to ensure that the information you provide us with is safe and only used for the purposes you requested.
We, Canada Day International have notified the Information Commissioner that it is a ‘Data Processor’ in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Our registration number is ADD NUMBER To learn more about Data Protection please visit www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties without your permission to do so as set out above. When you enter into a sponsor’s offer or competition you will be consenting to the disclosure of your personal information to that sponsor.
Refer a friend
We hope that you enjoy our service and will thus refer your friends.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit Canada Day International or one of our partner websites. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email, tracking the success of our referral program and to make sure that the recipient only receives 1 email. This information is held for 1 month. Your friend may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove this information from our database.
You can unsubscribe from the Canada Day International service at any time according to your requirements through the Site by emailing email@example.com or unsubscribing from our newsletter.
The consequences of unregistration are that your account details will be placed in a suppression file and you will not receive any further email communications from the Canada Day International service.
At the bottom of every email that we send out you will be provided with clear information on how you can un-subscribe.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information.
Although we endeavour to ensure the security of all correspondence, the Internet is not a 100% secure medium. Therefore, we are unable to guarantee the security of any data you send electronically to us and therefore cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage experienced through any loss of confidentiality of information.
“Cookies” are small text files that store basic information that a web site can use to recognise repeat site visits and, as an example, recall your name if this has been previously supplied. We may use this information in order to monitor and improve the Site and our services and to target surveys and advertising more effectively.
If you do not disable the setting of Cookies, you consent to your information being collected and used as set out in this Privacy Statement.
A complaint may be registered by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org We will acknowledge your complaint within 5 working days and respond in full within 20 working days. If you are unhappy with our response to your complaint you have the right to escalate the matter to our industry regulator the Direct Marketing Authority.
We are keen to promote the best interests of consumers and how their personal data is used; for further information about data protection you can visit:
The Direct Marketing Association; www.dma.org.uk
The Citizens Advice Bureau; www.adviceguide.org.uk
The Information Commissioner; www.dataprotection.gov.uk
For additional information on the data protection act please visit; www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
If you have questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact us at:
Canada Day International
111 Buckingham Palace Road