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Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. Tirgan Website Privacy Policy outlines the information Tirgan collects on this website (www.tirgan.ca); it also describes how the collected information is handled through security measures, ensuring safeguard of your personal information.

Data Collection and Disclosure

When visiting Tirgan website, your personal information will be collected only when you contact Tirgan, using the “Contact Us” feature. “Personal information” includes any information about an identifiable individual, such as your home address, telephone number or personal e–mail address. “Personal information” does not include business contact information, such as your name, title, position, or business address. Tirgan will assume that the information entered is part of your business contact information, unless specified otherwise.

The information provided by you through the Tirgan website may be used to extend communications with you, including responding to your inquiries, or sending you information that is believed to be of particular interest to you. Tirgan may also share your information with trusted third parties whom Tirgan conducts social or commercial interactions, with the intention of improving the technical, functional, and content aspects of Tirgan website.

Identical to other commercial websites, user trends are tracked for Tirgan website, and preferences are monitored using a browser feature called ’cookies’. Cookies enhance efficiency of exploring a website, and are described as text files which contain unique identification numbers. Once you visit a website for the first time, a cookie is sent to the hard drive of your computer so that the website can recognize you as a unique user. Cookies carry non-personal information, such as the Internet Service Provider’s domain name, the time and duration of a visit to Tirgan website, the visited web pages, browser type, and the user’s operating system. Personal information such as names or addresses will not be collected. Although most browsers are set up automatically to receive cookies, you can reset your browser to notify you when a cookie is being sent or you may refuse all cookies.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Some data may be shared with other services including MailChimp or other E-mail / Data optimization tools and services. Tirgan stores a record of all form submissions. Your data may be deleted by the site administrator. You may request a report of saved data related to your email address.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Security

Tirgan utilizes the most current firewall, virus protection and other technological safeguards to protect personal information that is retained on the computer network. However, Tirgan does not guarantee that information will not be used unlawfully by third parties when it is communicated to us over the Internet. Regarding electronic transmission of personal information (i.e. e-mail), there is no method of data transmission or storage that is completely secure.

Links

Our site contains links to third party website which may have different privacy policies. Please refer to the privacy policies of the respective websites. We bear no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices in place for these websites.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change at our discretion and without notice, so please check back periodically for any such changes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Some data may be shared with other services including MailChimp or other E-mail / Data optimization tools and services.

Contact Information

Please contact Tirgan at the following contact information, should you have any concerns regarding access to your personal information held by Tirgan, or the manner in which Tirgan collects, uses, retains or discloses your personal information as a client of Tirgan:

Unit 505 – 685 Sheppard Ave. East
Toronto ON M2K 1B6
info@tirgan.ca