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Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION

Think Inside the Box (the "Company", "we", or "us") respects your privacy and we are committed to protecting it by complying with this policy (“Privacy Policy”). This Privacy Policy sets out how we collect, use, and disclose personal information through the Think Inside the Box Website located at www.thinkinsidethebox.net (“Website”). This Privacy Policy applies to all users of our Website and/or services (“Users”). Any capitalized words used in this Privacy Policy and not otherwise defined shall have the same meaning ascribed in the Terms of Use. By using our Website, you hereby consent to the disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

We will only use your personal information in accordance with this policy unless otherwise required by applicable law. We take steps to ensure that the personal information that we collect about you is adequate, relevant, not excessive, and used for limited purposes.

Privacy laws in Canada generally define "personal information" as any information about an identifiable individual, which includes information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person. 

This policy applies to information we collect, use, or disclose about you:

  • On this Website.

  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and Think Inside the Box.

The Website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, services, social networks, or applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow the third party to collect or share data about you. If you follow a link to a third-party website or engage a third-party plugin, please note that these third parties have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We do not control these third-party websites or applications, and we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website or application you visit.

This policy DOES NOT apply to information that you provide to or is collected by any third party, through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices for collecting, processing, and storing your information. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you indicate that you understand, accept, and consent to the practices described in this policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes indicates that you accept and consent to those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

We collect and use limited information from and about you, including:

  • Personal information, that we can reasonably use to directly or indirectly identify you, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and any other identifier you may provide us so that we may contact you ("Personal Information"). 

 

We provide an opportunity for any user to unsubscribe or opt-out of contact for marketing purposes using the unsubscribe mechanism at the bottom of our e-mails or e-mailing to od.thinkinsidethebox@gmail.com

 

  • Non-personal information, that does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity or directly relate to an identifiable individual, including order information such as item description and pricing details, or statistical or aggregated information. Statistical or aggregated data does not directly identify a specific person, but we may derive non-personal statistical or aggregated data from personal information. For example, we may aggregate personal information to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific Website feature. 

 

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

We use different methods to collect your Personal Information, including through:

  • Direct interactions with you when you provide it to us, for example, by filling in forms or corresponding with us by phone, email, or otherwise. 

  • User contributions. You may also provide information for us to publish or display on Website areas or transmit to other Website users or third parties.

  • Automated technologies or interactions, as you navigate through our Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

 

Information We Collect Through Cookies and Other Automatic Data Collection Technologies  

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use cookies or other automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website. 

  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity). 

 

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications on the Website, including advertisements, are served by third parties, including Google Analytics, social network platforms, advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. Please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ for how Google uses your data. You may opt out of several third-party ad servers' and networks' cookies simultaneously by using an opt-out tool created by the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada.  We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they are used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. 

 

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with marketing materials, information, products, or services.

  • To fulfill the purposes for which you provided the information or that were described when it was collected, or any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts with you, including for billing and collection or to comply with legal requirements.

  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it.

  • To improve our Website, products or services, marketing, or customer relationships and experiences.

  • To measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

 

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this Privacy Policy:

  • In accordance with applicable law, to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Think Inside the Box’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Think Inside the Box about our customers and users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. 

  • To enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

 

DATA SECURITY

The security of your Personal Information is very important to us. We take industry-standard security measures to protect Personal Information under our control from loss, misuse, and alteration. Any payment transactions and your personal credentials will be encrypted.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. 

Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website. 

DATA RETENTION

Except as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law or regulation, we will only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. Under some circumstances we may anonymize your Personal Information so that it can no longer be associated with you. We reserve the right to use such anonymous and de-identified data for any legitimate business purpose without further notice to you or your consent. 

ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

By law you have the right to request access to and to correct the Personal Information that we hold about you. You may also send us an email at od.thinkinsidethebox@gmail.com to request access to, correct, or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. 

Where you have provided your consent to the collection, use, and transfer of your Personal Information, you may have the legal right to withdraw your consent under certain circumstances. To withdraw your consent, if applicable, contact us at od.thinkinsidethebox@gmail.com. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with a particular product or service. We will explain the impact to you at the time to help you with your decision. 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our Privacy Policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our Users' Personal Information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account or through a notice on the Website home page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date, active, and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this Privacy Policy to check for any changes.

CONTACT INFORMATION AND CHALLENGING COMPLIANCE

We welcome your questions, comments, and requests regarding this privacy policy and our privacy practices. Please contact us at: 

Think Inside the Box:  od.thinkinsidethebox@gmail.com 

Version 1.0:  last updated May 10, 2022

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