Privacy Policy

Laurstan is committed to protecting your privacy. This Laurstan Statement of Privacy applies to it’s website and governs data collection and usage at the Laurstan site and their services. Please read the complete Laurstan Statement of Privacy below to learn about how Laurstan's site protects your personal information.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Laurstan collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. Laurstan does not associate sensitive data, such as your race, religion, or political affiliations, with personally identifiable information. Laurstan takes precautions to segregate any sensitive data you may provide on Laurstan site that reference your race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or political affiliations. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Laurstan public online forums, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Laurstan does not read any of your private online communications. Your Laurstan forum submissions, chats, conversations, and messages are accessible by others and therefore not completely confidential. Laurstan encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Laurstan so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. Laurstan is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Laurstan website. There may also be information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Laurstan and may be shared with others. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by Laurstan for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Laurstan website.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Laurstan website and their operational service partners collect and use your personal information to operate Laurstan website and deliver the services you have requested. Laurstan’s site also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Laurstan and its affiliates. Laurstan may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. Laurstan does not sell, rent, or lease its customer or subscriber lists to third parties. Laurstan may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Laurstan may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Laurstan, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Laurstan keeps track of the website and pages our customers visit within the Laurstan website, in order to determine what Laurstan website and services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content to customers that are interested in a particular subject area. Laurstan website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Laurstan or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Laurstan, a Laurstan website; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Laurstan, its website, or the public.

USE OF COOKIES

Laurstan’s website use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can be read only by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Laurstan web pages, or register with Laurstan website or services, a cookie helps to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Laurstan website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Laurstan features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Laurstan services or website you visit.

USE OF WEB BEACONS

Laurstan web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons — sometimes called single-pixel gifs — that allow Laurstan to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Laurstan may include web beacons in promotional email messages or Laurstan newsletters in order to count how many messages have been opened and acted upon. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information on Laurstan website and services; they are a technique used to compile aggregated statistics about Laurstan website usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides.

LAURSTAN NEWSLETTERS

When you subscribe to a Laurstan newsletter, Laurstan requests your name and email address. Laurstan uses your email address to send you the newsletter(s) you have requested. Laurstan does not share its newsletter subscribers' email addresses with third parties except as required to deliver the service. You may subscribe and unsubscribe to Laurstan newsletters by sending an email to support@laurstan.com or by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.

CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may stop the delivery of future promotional email from Laurstan’s website by following the specific instructions in the email you receive. The instructions explain how to stop receiving such emails. There are some websites, including Laurstan Support Services, which send out periodic emails informing you of technical service issues, product surveys, new feature announcements, and news about Laurstan products and services. These emails are considered essential to the provision of the service you have requested. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered a part of the service you have chosen.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Laurstan secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Laurstan secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to our website through the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encrypted protection.

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

Laurstan will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. When Laurstan posts changes to this Statement, you will see the word "updated" next to the Privacy Statement link on the various pages of Laurstan website. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how Laurstan will use your personally identifiable information, Laurstan will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. Laurstan encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Laurstan is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Laurstan welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Laurstan has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by telephone, email, or postal mail.

Privacy Officer
Laurstan Consulting Group Inc.
2177 Jardine Cres.
Burlington, Ontario L7L 7J9
Email: privacy@laurstan.com