Commitment to Privacy
At Building Blocks Technologies, Inc. ("the Company") we are committed to protecting your privacy and making it easier and more efficient for individuals and businesses to interact with us. We recognize that it is critical for individuals and businesses to be confident that their privacy is protected when they visit the the Company's website ("the Website") located at www.bblockstech.com. You can navigate through most of the Website without providing any information about yourself. Sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and in such cases, the information provided below describes exactly how we protect the integrity of that information. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you provide that information voluntarily by sending an email or completing an online form. Other types of information is collected automatically when you visit the Website by the web hosting service company or by website analytics tools. The server automatically collects and stores the following information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol address or host name of the computer that accessed the website
- The type of browser, its version and the operating system on which that browser is running
- The web page from which the user accessed the current web page
- The date and time of the user's request
- The exact request for information made by the user
- The status code returned to the user
- The content length of any document sent to the user
- The request method used
- The Universal Resource Identifier (URI) and any associated query string which defines the location of a resource on the server
- The transport protocol and the version used
None of the information listed above is deemed to constitute personal information by the Internet Privacy and Security Act. The information that is collected automatically is used to improve the Website and to help us understand how users are interacting with the Website. This information is collected for statistical analysis and to determine what information is of most and least interest to our users. The information is not collected for commercial purposes and the Company is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose the information collected through these methods.
Information Collected When You Volunteer (deliberately send) Information:
During your visit to the Website, you may elect to send an email to the Company office or a Company's representative. When you do so, your email address and the contents of your message will be collected. Your email address and the information included in your message will be used to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to improve the Website, or to forward your message to another person in the company for appropriate action. Your email address is not collected for commercial purposes and the Company is not authorized to sell or otherwise disclose your email address for commercial purposes.
When you register for a course through our website, information you provide by is encrypted using a secure socket layer (SSL), which encrypts your personal information before it is sent over the Internet. SSL is one of the safest encryption technologies available and we have chosen it to protect your information.
The Company strictly protects the security of your personal information and honours your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, destruction or unintended dissemination. Your personal information is never shared outside the Company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, the information is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in Canada or any other country where the Company and its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or suppliers are located.
Confidentiality and Integrity
The Company is strongly committed to protecting personal information against unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Consequently, we limit employee access to personal information collected through the website to only those employees who need access to the information in the performance of their duties as determined by their employment contracts. Employees who have access to this information follow appropriate procedures in connection with any disclosures of personal information. In addition, the Company has implemented procedures to safeguard the integrity of its information technology assets, including, but not limited to, authentication, authorization and monitoring. These security procedures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of the Company as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For questions regarding this policy, please contact our privacy officer via email at [email protected]stech.com or by regular mail at:
Building Blocks Technologies Inc.
170 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 810
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1P 5V5