International Financial Data Services (“IFDS”) collects information from visitors who access the various parts of our website. We do not share this information with third parties. However, we may disclose personal information collected if we have received your permission beforehand or in very special circumstances, such as when we believe that law requires such disclosure. We do not use information gathered in any marketing or sales promotions.
We preserve the content of your email, your email address, and our responses so that we may better serve you. Depending on the content of your email, we may be required by existing laws and regulations to keep this information.
Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. You may visit our site anonymously. We will collect your personal identification information only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. You can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent you from engaging in certain site related activities.
We may collect the following information:
- Name and job title
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information whenever you interact with our site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information.
Web browser cookies
By using the IFDS website you agree to us storing cookies on your system.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
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Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
How we use collected information
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping
- We may use the information to improve our products and services and our Site. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you
- We may periodically send emails to respond to your inquiries, and/or other requests or questions about new products, special offers or to send periodic emails with other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
How we protect your information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information, and data stored on our Site. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and the User (you) happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding your visit with our business partners, trusted affiliates, and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
You have the right:
(a) To access your personal data
(b) To be provided with information about how your personal data is processed
(c) To have your personal data corrected
(d) To have your personal data erased in certain circumstances
(e) To object to or restrict how your personal data is processed
(f) To have your personal data transferred to yourself or to another business in certain circumstances.
Third party websites
You may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Permission to Print and Copy
Permission to print and copy documents or graphics from this Site is granted for personal and non-commercial use only and is expressly conditional upon your agreement that all prints or copies shall contain or refer to the copyright or proprietary notices in the IFDS web site. The format and contents of the information shall not be altered in any way, and you will indemnify IFDS for damages and expenses, including attorneys' fees, it incurs related to your use of such materials and your breach of these requirements. No permission is granted to print and copy documents created by parties other than IFDS and appearing on this Web site, unless so indicated and subject to the restrictions indicated.
Warranty Disclaimer and Exclusion
IFDS makes no representations and hereby disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, as to the timeliness, accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the information contained in the documents and related graphics published by IFDS, its web site or elsewhere on the Internet. The IFDS web site and all such information are provided as is, as available. The information on the web site shall not constitute any representation, warranty, or other commitment by IFDS or any of its affiliates with respect to any of the products or services described.
Exclusion of Damages
In no event shall IFDS be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether actual, special, incidental, direct, indirect, punitive, exemplary, or consequential arising out of the use of the web site or any of the information or materials contained therein or accessible there from, including without limitation loss of profits or data, or the risks of the stock market.
Should any user of the web site or viewer of documents or graphics copied or printed there communicate with IFDS about the web site, or the documents, graphics or information contained therein, IFDS shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such communication, which shall be deemed non-confidential, and IFDS shall be free to use and distribute the information contained in such communication for any purpose whatsoever, unless IFDS and the party responding otherwise agree in writing.
Unless otherwise stated, copyrights and all similar rights in all material presented on the IFDS web site, including graphical images, are owned by IFDS. Publication of materials on the web site does not constitute the placing of such materials in the public domain.
Trademarks & Service Marks
No license, assignment, or permission is granted herein, expressly, implicitly, or otherwise to use any trade name, trademark, or service mark of IFDS or of any other party.
References on this web site, or links to or from this web site to mutual funds/variable annuities, financial advisors, or any other entity which may offer securities or other investments for sale do not constitute any offer to sell any such securities or investments, nor do such links constitute any endorsement, referral or other recommendation of any kind.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you accept to comply with and be bound by this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree with any part of this policy and/or terms of service, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Contact us at any time to:
- Request access to information that IFDS has about you
- Correct any information that IFDS has about you
- Delete information that IFDS has about you
International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd.
30 Adelaide Street East, Suite 1
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 3G9
Contact information of the IFDS Data Protection Officer
International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd.
Information Classification: Company Internal