Online Privacy Notice
Online Privacy Notice Privacy Notice Highlights
This Privacy Notice applies to customer information Vista Projects Limited collects through this website (www.vistaprojects.com). Below are highlights of our personal information handling practices. Click here for our detailed Privacy Notice.
- Information We Collect
We collect your information from the following sources:
- information you give us when you fill out forms, such as job applications, during customer service inquiries, and surveys;
- information from other sources, such as companies that help us to update our records; and,
- information that we collect automatically when you visit our website, such as information about your browser settings and other information collected through cookies.
- How We Use and Disclose Your Information
- We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
- We use your information to provide products and services and 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, prevent loss and fraud, and analyze our business operations and website performance.
- We combine all the information we collect other than information relating to your browsing history.
- 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.
- How to Contact Us
If you have a privacy question or concern, please contact us at: [email protected]
Detailed Privacy Notice
- About Us
This website (www.vistaprojects.com) is operated by Vista Projects Limited. We are located at 330-4000 4th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta. If you have a question or complaint about our personal information handling practices, please contact us via e-mail at [email protected] In this Privacy Notice, the terms “we”, “our” and “us” mean Vista Projects Limited.
- Effective Date and Scope
This Privacy Notice is effective as of August 5, 2016.
This Privacy Notice governs our practices with respect to personal information we collect through the following websites and online applications: www.vistaprojects.com and all associated web pages, including without limitation, the Careers and job application site.
- 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 sign-up for our email list, agree to download content from our site (e.g. case studies, white papers, etc.) , enter a contest or promotion, communicate with us using our web forms to make a request or ask a question, submit a job application, take a survey or otherwise submit personal information to us with your communication.
We receive personal information about you from other sources. For example, if you submit a job application, we may take steps to ensure that the information provided is accurate, including, without limitation, taking steps to verify that academic, training, and professional qualifications are accurate and complete. We may also 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.
- 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:
- to fulfill your requests for products and services;
- to communicate with you about your requests;
- to administer contests and promotions that you participate in;
- to recommend or to offer you other products and services based on your inferred interests;
- to post your responses to our blog;
- to select suitable staff;
- to communicate with you about job applications;
- to comply with our legal obligations; and,
- to protect the security or integrity of our websites and our business.
- 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:
- we use IP addresses to determine from where in the world our website is being accessed so that we can ensure sufficient coverage;
- we log the frequency and duration 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.
- Your Ad Choices: Interest-Based Advertising
Our website uses small pixel files (small images) and cookies (small text files) to keep track of your browser so that you will be recognized when you visit other websites where our third-party ad management providers may show you advertisements from us based on your visit to our website. Some of these advertisements may be customized to particular products and services that you viewed or they may be based on inferences about products and services that you might be interested in. This is called “interest-based advertising”.
These pixel files and cookies are generally valid for a limited number of days (usually no more than 90 days) and are provided by our ad management providers.
Please note that if you opt-out of interest-based advertising you may still see advertisements from us on other websites. However, they will not be customized based on your browsing history on our website. In addition, we will continue to customize our offers of products and services to you when you are on our website unless you block cookies from our website. If you block cookies on our website, certain functions, such as the “shopping cart” will not function properly because our website must recognize you as you move through the checkout process.
- 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. We 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.
- 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 request from a police officer or other law enforcement agency for access to your personal information in the course of an actual or potential investigation, our policy is to require the police officer or law enforcement agency to obtain an order, subpoena or warrant, unless the information is urgently required to prevent serious bodily injury or serious damage to personal property.
- 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.
- How Do You Access and Modify Your Personal Information or Make a Complaint?
If you have questions or concerns about personal information collected by us and would like assistance accessing that information, please contact our Privacy Officer at [email protected]
- 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.
- 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 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, etc. . 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 may be personalized based on your social networking profile.
- Notice to Persons Outside of Canada
This Privacy Notice is governed by the laws of Canada and the laws of the province of Alberta. By submitting personal information to us, you understand that your personal information will be subject to the laws of Canada and the province of Alberta.