The Polygon Gallery Privacy Policy Overview

The Polygon Gallery (“The Polygon”) is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information of identifiable individuals who visit its website: www.polygon.ca (“the Website”). Amendments to this Privacy Policy will be posted to the Website and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of any amendment to this Privacy Policy shall constitute your acceptance of such amendment.

Consent and Information Collection and Use

As a user of The Polygon’s Website, you may provide personal information that will be used to communicate with you, and for other purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Your name, company name, address, telephone number, email address, and certain other information about you and/or your company may be received by The Polygon during your use of the Website.

By providing personal information to The Polygon, you voluntarily consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such personal information as specified in this Privacy Policy. Without limiting the foregoing, The Polygon may on occasion ask you to consent when it collects, uses, or discloses your personal information in specific circumstances. Sometimes your consent will be implied through your conduct with us if the purpose of the collection, use or disclosure is obvious and you voluntarily provide the information.

The Polygon may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide the Website to you and to other users of the Website;
  • To improve the quality of the Website and our business through polls, surveys and other similar feedback gathering activities conducted by The Polygon and/or other third parties;
  • To create, manage and control your account information, and to verify access rights to the Website;
  • To communicate with you, including without limitation for the purpose of providing you with information about the Website, or informing you of changes or additions to the Website, or of the availability of any other services or features The Polygon provides;
  • To assess service levels, monitor traffic patterns and gauge popularity of different features and service options of the Website;
  • To enforce this Privacy Policy or The Polygon’s Terms of Service;
  • To protect against fraud or error, and to respond to claims of any violation of The Polygon’s rights or those of any third parties;
  • To respond to your requests for customer service;
  • To protect the rights, property or personal safety of you, The Polygon, the Website users and the public; and
  • As required to comply with applicable laws or as authorized by applicable laws.

In addition, from time to time, The Polygon may disclose or allow access to your personal information outside Canada where it may be subject to the lawful access requirements of the jurisdiction in which it is stored or able to be accessed.

The Polygon may occasionally communicate with you regarding its business, services, news and events. You have the option to not receive this information. The Polygon provides an opt-out function within all email communications of this nature, or will cease to communicate with you for this purpose if you contact The Polygon to unsubscribe.

Age of Consent

The Polygon does not knowingly collect the personal information from anyone under the age of consent.

Rights to Your Information

You have the right to access and edit your personal information at any time through the web interface provided on the Website.

Disclosure

The Polygon will only share your personal information with third parties in accordance with your instructions or as necessary to provide you with a specific service or otherwise in accordance with applicable privacy legislation. As a general rule, The Polygon does not and will not sell, rent, share or disclose your personal information without first receiving your permission or as permitted in this Privacy Policy.

Aggregated Data

The Polygon may also use your personal information to generate Aggregated Data for internal use and for sharing with others on a selective basis. “Aggregated Data” means records which have been stripped of information potentially identifying users, and which have been manipulated or combined to provide generalized, anonymous information. Your identity and personal information will be kept anonymous in Aggregated Data.

Links

The Website may contain links to other sites and The Polygon is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. The Polygon encourages you to read the privacy policy of linked sites. Their privacy policies and practices may differ from these policies and practices.

Cookies and Log Files

The Polygon uses cookies and log files to track user information. Cookies are small amounts of data that are transferred to your web browser by a web server and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. The Polygon uses cookies to track which page variant a visitor has seen, to track if a visitor has clicked on a page variant, to monitor traffic patterns and to gauge popularity of service options. The Polygon will use this information to deliver relevant content and services to you.

Change of Ownership or Business Transition

In the event of a change of ownership or other business transition, such as a merger, acquisition or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred in accordance with applicable privacy laws.

Security

The Polygon will strive to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, however, no data transmission over the Internet, by wireless device or over the air is guaranteed to be 100% secure. The Polygon will continue to enhance security procedures as new technologies and procedures become available.

Please remember that you control what personal information you provide while using the Website. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your identification, passwords and/or any personal information in your possession for the use of the Website. Always be careful and responsible regarding your personal information. The Polygon is not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Website. Similarly, The Polygon cannot assume any responsibility for the content of any personal information or other information which you receive from other users through the Website, and you release it from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any personal information or other information which you may receive using the Website. The Polygon cannot guarantee, or assume any responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the personal information or other information provided by any third party. You release The Polygon from any and all liability in connection with the use of such personal information or other information of others.

Contact

If you have any queries about the disclosure of your personal information or if you otherwise have any questions regarding The Polygon Privacy Policy, please contact The Polygon by email at info@polygon.ca.

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