GCI Canada Internet Privacy Notice
V1.6 January 2023
This website is operated by GCI Canada (“we” or “us”).
We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy notice contains important information about how we use your personal information.
What information do we collect?
We collect personal information from you in several ways; you may share information with us, or we may collect it using other means. In this section we explain the different ways we collect personal information from you and some ways in which that information will be used.
Requesting information from us and responding to your queries
We process contact information such as name, email address, telephone number or postal address, preferences, and other declared personal information about you when you provide it to us. For example, when you fill out online forms, subscribing to our services, call, or text us, enquire about our services.
Interacting with us via Social Media Channels
We process information relating to you when you interact with us through social media platforms such as LinkedIn or Facebook.
Registering for and attending our events, seminars, or conferences
If you choose to attend one our events, we will ask for your contact information to provide you with details of the event and manage your attendance. For in-person events, we may ask you to provide us with accessibility information, if appropriate
Updating you on developments and initiatives
We may process your contact information to keep you updated on updates and developments in our business.
Interacting with our website
Applying for a job at GCI Canada
We process information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to GCI Canada. Please see our Recruitment Privacy Notice here for further information.
Visiting our offices
We may collect information such as contact information (including name, email address, telephone number) in respect to your visit to our offices.
Interacting with us as a client of GCI Canada
Interacting with us as a supplier to GCI Canada
How do we use it?
We will only collect, use, or disclose personal information for purposes that are appropriate in the circumstances.
Do we pass your information to third parties?
We may send your personal information to other group companies, affiliates and third parties to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this notice. Further details of our group companies can be found here.
We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar corporate transaction. We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential.
We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.
Where do we send your information?
We are a global company and therefore we may transfer your personal information to countries around the world including the US and other countries outside Europe. We will, where the country to which your data is transferred has not been found to provide an adequate level of protection, put in place appropriate safeguards (we use standard contractual clauses) to ensure your information is protected.
How long do we keep your information?
We only keep your personal information for as long as we need to, to be able to use it for the reasons given in this privacy notice, and for as long as we are required to keep it by law. For example, following a job application we may keep your information to inform you of any other opportunities that become available; however, we will only keep your information for a limited period and your details will not be kept longer than is reasonably necessary or as required by law.
Third Party Websites
How do we protect your information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
This web site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 16. If you are under 16 years old and wish to ask a question or use this site in any way which requires you to submit your personal information, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.
You are entitled to ask:
- for a copy of the personal information we hold about you, and details about how we are processing your personal information;
- to have any inaccuracies in your personal information corrected;
- to withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before withdrawal.
Please contact us using the details set out below if you would like to exercise any of these rights.
You also have the right to make a complaint to the supervisory authority if you’re not happy with how we’ve handled your personal information. Please refer to the local data privacy commissioner or ombudsperson responsible for the provincial or territorial privacy legislation where you are located. For example, if you are in the Ontario, the Commissioner is the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (www.ipc.on.ca).
How to contact us
If you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know by contacting us at the following address: [email protected].
Changes to this privacy notice
We review this privacy notice on a regular basis to ensure that it is up-to-date with our use of your personal information, and compliant with applicable data protection laws.
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to revise this privacy notice at any time. The updated privacy notice will be posted on our website. You are encouraged to review this privacy notice from time to time.
GCI Canada appreciates and values the identification and reporting of security vulnerabilities carried out by well-intentioned, ethical security researchers. Please read our Responsible Disclosures Policy in full.