Serruya Private Equity Inc.
Online Privacy Notice

 

Privacy Notice Highlights
This Privacy Notice applies to customer information Serruya Private Equity Inc. collects through this website www.serruyaprivateequity.com Below are highlights of our personal information handling practices.

 

1          Information We Collect

We collect your information from the following sources:

1.1   information you give us when you fill out forms, such as client inquiries;
1.2   information from other sources, such as companies that help us to update our records; and
1.3   information that we collect automatically when you visit our website, such as information about your browser settings and other information collected through cookies.

 

2          How We Use and Disclose Your Information

2.1   We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
2.2   We use your information to manage our business operations. For example, we use your information in order to answer your inquiries, authenticate you when you sign into online services (if applicable), prevent loss and fraud, and analyze our business operations and website performance.
2.3   We combine all the information we collect other than information relating to your browsing history.
2.4   We may share information with our affiliates who may be outside of Canada and may be subject to laws that are different from those in Canada.
2.5   We use third parties to assist us in our operations. We may share your information with these third parties in order to provide services to you.

 

3          How to Contact Us

If you have a privacy question or concern, please contact us at: info@serruyaequity.com or (905) 479-8762.

 


Detailed Privacy Notice

1          About Us

This website serruyaprivateequity.com is operated by Serruya Private Equity Inc. Our headquarters are located at 210 Shields Court, Markham, Ontario L3R 8V2, Canada.

We have appointed a Chief Privacy Officer who is accountable for our personal information handling practices. Our Chief Privacy Officer is Lori Brener. If you have a question or complaint about our personal information handling practices, please contact us by email us at: info@serruyaequity.com

In this Privacy Notice, the terms “we”, “our” and “us” mean Serruya Private Equity Inc.


2          Effective Date and Scope

This Privacy Notice is effective as of September 13, 2017.

This Privacy Notice governs our practices with respect to personal information we collect through our website.


3          What Personal Information Do We Collect?

Personal information is information that identifies you or could be combined by us or our service providers and affiliates with other information to identify you. This information includes your personal e-mail address, your home address, your home telephone number, your personal cellphone number, your image, and may include your age, your income and other similar information when associated with you. Personal information may also be information containing details as to whether you have opened our promotional e-mails or how you have used our website, if we can associate that personal information with you. If you are a business customer or prospective business customer, personal information does not include your title, business address, and business telephone number.

We collect personal information from you when you visit our website or communicate with us using our web forms to make a request, to ask a question or otherwise submit personal information to us with your communication.

We receive personal information about you from other sources. For example, we may acquire information about you from other promotional or marketing companies with whom you shared your information and whom you have allowed to provide information to us.


4          How Do We Use Your Personal Information?

We use your information to provide products and services and to manage our business operations. Some examples include:

4.1   to communicate with you about your requests or enquiries;
4.2   to protect the security or integrity of our websites and our business;
4.3   to recommend or to offer you other products and services based on your inferred interests.


5          Personalized Offers and Web Analytics

We also automatically collect information when you visit our website in order to customize your experience. For example, we collect information about what site referred you to our website, your browser type, operating system type and version, language, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. We also collect information about how you browse through our website, including logging the pages you visit and the amount of time you spend on certain pages. We use this information for a number of technical purposes to ensure that our pages load correctly in your browser, as well as to personalize our offers to you. We also use this information to improve our website. For example:

5.1   we use IP addresses to correct pages for your geographical location;
5.2   we log the frequency of visits to certain pages on our website and how visitors navigate through our website in order to detect problems, improve our website and learn about what products and services are of interest to our customers;
5.3   we use information about products that you have clicked on to make suggestions about other products or services that you might be interested in viewing; and
5.4   we track whether certain types of promotional e-mails were opened by you and whether you sought information about a particular product or service in order to make inferences about other products and services you might be interested in.


6          Tracking Technologies

Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by us and our partners (including marketing partners and affiliates) as well as our analytics and other service providers. These technologies are used in many ways, including advertising, sales and marketing, analyzing trends, administering and improving the Site, tracking users’ movements around the Site (including point of entry), gathering demographic information about our user base, verifying login status, measuring the success of a particular marketing campaign, providing improved customer service, providing more relevant content, deterring or detecting fraud, and providing users with a customized experience. We also use these to gather information about our campaigns, such as email opens, clicks and bounces and tracking whether messages are shared and opened using our social share features. We collect information based on the use of these technologies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our Site may be limited.

We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs), such as HTML5 to, among other things, optimize screen presentation, video and other preference information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our Site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 and Flash to collect and store information. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.


7           Regarding Children and Minors

Our website and the services offered on our website are not directed to children under the age of 18 years. We will not knowingly collect personal information about a child under the age of 18.

We do not allow minors (persons who are under the age of majority in their place of residence) to request information or inquiries.


8          Do We Disclose Your Personal Information to Others?

We may share your personal information with our service providers and our corporate affiliates that help us with our business operations. For example, we will share information with service providers or our affiliates who provide us with marketing and promotional services. We require our service providers and our affiliates to keep your personal information secure. In addition, our service providers may not use or disclose personal information for any purpose other than providing the services on our behalf unless we or they have obtained your consent.

We may transfer any information we have about you in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control.

We may also disclose your personal information if it is necessary for us to collect a debt from you or where we have reason to believe that it is relevant to the investigation or decision to investigate a breach of the laws of Canada, a province or territory of Canada, or a foreign jurisdiction, and we are legally permitted to do so.


9          Law Enforcement Requests

We will disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent if we receive an order, subpoena, warrant or other legal requirement issued by a court, tribunal, regulator or other person with jurisdiction to compel disclosure of your personal information. If we receive a written request from a police officer or other law enforcement agency with authority to request access to your personal information in the course of an actual or potential investigation into a breach of a law, our policy is to provide the requested information.


10          Storage Outside of Canada

Your personal information may be used or stored by us or our service providers and our corporate affiliates outside of Canada. We require that our service providers and our corporate affiliates safeguard your personal information. However, if your personal information is used or stored outside of Canada, it will also be subject to the laws of the country in which it is used or stored.


11          How Do You Make a Complaint?

If you have questions or concerns about other personal information collected by us and would like assistance accessing that information, please contact our Chief Privacy Officer at: info@serruyaequity.com or (905) 479-8762.


12          How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?

We take administrative, technical and physical measures to safeguard your personal information against unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, theft and misuse. This includes limiting access of employees to, and the use of, your personal information through the use of passwords and graduated levels of clearance. We do not publish all of our security measures online because this may reduce their effectiveness. We take physical precautions to ensure that the computer servers on which your personal information is stored and archived are secure and that access to such servers is protected. We educate our employees with respect to their obligations to protect your personal information.

Although we take precautions against possible breaches of our security systems, no company can fully eliminate the risks of unauthorized access to your personal information and no website is completely secure. We cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss or breaches of our security systems will never occur. Accordingly, you should not transmit personal information to us using our website if you consider that information to be sensitive.


13          Links to Third-Party Websites and Social Network Plug-Ins

You may be able to access third-party websites through links available on our websites. You may also connect to social networks such as LinkedIn Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. These links are provided for your convenience. We do not have any control over those third-party websites and we do not provide any guarantee that the privacy practices of the hosts of those websites meet our standards. Your use of such third-party websites is at your own risk and will be governed by the privacy policies of those websites and not by this Privacy Notice. Do not transmit personal information using those websites without reading the privacy policies governing those websites.

You may create links between our website and social networking sites. If you do so, we may be able to publish updates about our products and services to your social network account through the links that you establish. You may terminate those links at any time by modifying your social network account.

If you are logged into a social networking site when visiting our page, your visit to our website will be personalized based on your social networking profile.

You may change the way social networking sites and our Sites interact by modifying your privacy settings in your social networking account. You can also log-out of your social networking account before visiting our website. For more information, please refer to your social networking site’s privacy policy, which governs your use of these social plug-in features.


14          Notice to Persons Outside of Canada

This Privacy Notice is governed by the laws of Canada and applicable provincial law. By submitting personal information to us, you understand that your personal information will be subject to the laws of Canada and applicable provincial laws.

 

 

Serruya Private Equity Inc.
September 13, 2017