Our Commitment To Our Website Users
What personal information does EA collect on its website and why?
EA may automatically collect your information when you first engage with our website. For example, information like server logs from your browser, including your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information. EA may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website and Platform, including the pages accessed and links clicked and information on how you use and interact with the Platform.
EA may collect, store, and use information which is voluntarily provided by our users to EA through our website. This may occur, for example, in instances where our website users engage with our Human Resources portal to apply for job postings, or to register for our SPOTLIGHT e-commerce platform. Through these types of transactions EA may obtain personal information from you such as, for example - name, email address, mailing address, and any other personal information collected.
EA uses “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when EA uses a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving you time on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
Choice and Consent - What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data?
When you voluntarily provide personal information, EA considers that you have given implied consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information as described herein. Knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information except where required or permitted by law. Providing us with your personal information is always your choice.
EA may automatically collect your information when you first engage with our website. For example, information like server logs from your browser, including your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information. The sources of the usage data are our analytical tracking systems (e.g. Google Analytics, VisitorTrack) and this usage data may be processed for the purpose of assessing and improving the quality of the website and your user experience. EA may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website and Platform, including the pages accessed and links clicked and information on how you use and interact with the Platform.
If you wish to opt-out of interest-based advertising you may do so in Canada using AdChoices https://youradchoices.ca/en/tools and in the U.S. by using the Network Advertising Initiative https://optout.networkadvertising.org/ and Digital Advertising Alliance youradchoices https://optout.aboutads.info/ and if located in the European Union https://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Please note you will continue to receive generic ads.
We may process your personal data information provided by you in forms on our website, which includes personal data you provide when registering for a course or event offered by EA. This enquiry data may include your name, title, address, telephone number, email address, job title, dietary restrictions and access (to events).
We may process information that a client provides to us for the purpose of subscribing to our blog, product notifications and/or email newsletters.
The Personal Information collected will be limited to those details necessary for the purpose identified by EA. With your consent, EA may collect Personal Information from you on our website.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Personal Information may only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected unless you have consented otherwise. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. Personal Information will only be retained for the period required to fulfill the purpose for which EA collected it or as may be required by law.
EA has policies in place that govern the retention of your Personal Information such that it will be kept only if necessary, to fulfill its intended purpose or to satisfy legal requirements.
If you have submitted personally identifiable information to Environics Analytics and would like that information to be removed from our database, please send an email to email@example.com and request that your information be removed.
Access and Accuracy
EA respects your control over your information and, upon request, we will confirm whether we hold or are processing information that we have collected from you. You also have the right to amend or update inaccurate or incomplete personal information, request deletion of your personal information, or request that we no longer use it. Under certain circumstances we will not be able to fulfill your request, such as if it interferes with our regulatory obligations, affects legal matters, we cannot verify your identity, or it involves disproportionate cost or effort, but in any event, we will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe and provide you with an explanation. In order to make such a request of us, please email us at Privacy@EnvironicsAnalytics.com.
EA does not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 or as otherwise identified.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that EA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. EA encourages users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Links to Third Party-Sites
Other Online Platforms
Environics Analytics understands that you take privacy seriously. These privacy policies are intended to be a guide to help you manage your expectations whether you are a visitor to the EA website or a client inquiring about how EA addresses privacy.
Privacy practices that power Environics Analytics.
Privacy practices for the website and corporate operations, including but not limited to marketing.
How to Contact EA Regarding Privacy or Security
EA has appointed a Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) to ensure accountability, to effectively manage a privacy management program designed to protect privacy and for setting policies and processes. Contacting EA regarding complaints, report security incidents, express concerns and feedback regarding EA privacy and security practices can be done by emailing, phoning, or mailing the Chief Privacy Officer using the information below.
In addition, requests for individual access or any other inquiry regarding our privacy practices, should be sent to the Chief Privacy Officer using the same information below.
EA will respond in a timely manner to your requests.
Environics Analytics Chief Privacy Officer
Phone: 888.339.3304 x1498
Or by Mail
33 Bloor Street East Suite 400
Toronto ON M4W 3H1
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 28, 2023