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INKStreams Corporation - Privacy Policy

Protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information over the Internet, on the telephone, or through our offices is fundamental to the way we do business at INKStreams Corporation. We operate on the basis of a Privacy Policy and related procedures that guide the handling of any personal information we may collect. We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting the privacy of our clients, partners and web site visitors. This policy and related procedures are consistent with the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information (herein CSA Model Code) and applicable privacy legislation.


Applicability
This policy applies to personal information of Clients, partners and web site visitors.

Privacy Statement
This policy deals only with personal information handled by INKStreams Corporation. Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, excluding business contact information. The following explains how INKStreams Corporation handles personal information. INKStreams Corporation reserves the right to change this policy and it may be updated periodically. These changes may affect our use of your personal information. Accordingly, please check for changes regularly.

Accountability
INKStreams Corporation is accountable for all personal information under its control. Our privacy officer is responsible for the Corporationís privacy policy.

Purpose of Personal Information
The purpose for which INKStreams Corporation collects personal information will be identified at or before the time the information is collected. INKStreams Corporation will not use personal information for any other purpose than identified at or before the time of collection.

Consent
INKStreams Corporation seeks consent for all personal information we collect, use and disclose through information provided to individuals prior to collection, or at the time of collection.

If you have voluntarily provided information, you have consented to the collection, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information as described in this privacy policy. As required by the CSA Model Code, INKStreams Corporation will not use personal information for any purpose other than that for which you consented.

INKStreams Corporation does not collect, use or disclose personal information of individuals except when individuals give consent and provide the information on a voluntary basis. There may be occasions where more specific personal information is necessary for us to proceed with a request for information, or provide you with a product or service. In such cases, we will provide you with a description on the information we need. In all cases, INKStreams Corporation limits the amount and type of information collected to only the personal information that is required to provide the individual with the requested information, product, or service. We collect only information that is voluntarily provided by you and undertake that such information will be kept confidential and will only be shared with those individuals or organizations that require it to process your request for information, or provide you with a product or service.

We review the personal information in our possession every six to twelve months and retain personal information only if it is necessary to provide the individual with the requested product, service or information or for follow-up action and delete or destroy this information after that time. In some cases, however, legal reporting and retention requirements necessitate that INKStreams Corporation retain information for a specific amount of time. In general, INKStreams Corporation retains personal information for a period not longer than one year from the collection of the information.

INKStreams Corporation does not sell or trade any personal information with third parties.

Any personal information that INKStreams Corporation retains is kept confidential and the Corporation takes numerous security measures (e.g. encryption, restricting access to personal information to individuals requiring access, etc.) to protect personal information in our possession.

Safeguarding Personal Information
INKStreams Corporation respects the privacy of our clients, partners, website visitors and Internet users and will protect that privacy as vigorously as possible. We store personal information in electronic and physical files that are secure. Our security measures include secure on and off site storage, restricted access to records and data processing equipment, password protocols and encryption and security software. Unfortunately, data access over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us electronically. This is especially true for information you transmit to us via e-mail. We have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best efforts to ensure its security on our servers.
Accuracy of and Access to Personal Information Collected
INKStreams Corporation takes all reasonable steps to keep personal information as accurate, complete, current and relevant as necessary for the identified purposes. INKStreams Corporation does not routinely update information.

INKStreams Corporation makes readily available to individuals our Privacy Policy and related procedures for managing personal information. We provide access to the Privacy Policy and related procedures to individuals on INKStreams Corporation Web site. Any questions about the handling of personal information by INKStreams Corporation can be raised by contacting our privacy officer.

Website Privacy
INKStreams Corporation obtains limited information about the identity and activity of visitors to this website. INKStreams Corporation is committed to protecting the privacy of its visitors to this web-site and has adopted the following policies about the gathering and dissemination of personal information.

If you visit www.inkstreams.com to browse, or to read, or download information, INKStreams Corporation collects and stores: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, "company.com or company.ca"), the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using, the browser software you use and your operating system, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this site. INKStreams Corporation uses this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help it make this site more useful to our clients and visitors. INKStreams Corporation may utilize browser cookies as a way of identifying subsequent visits by users to better server their needs.

INKStreams Corporation will not obtain information that personally identifies you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us by letter, email, facsimile, telephone or filling out a form on the INKStreams Corporation Web site. If you choose to identify yourself and provide us with personal information by sending an email, INKStreams Corporation uses that information to respond to your message and to help get you the information you have requested. INKStreams Corporation treats emails the same way it treats letters sent to the Corporation.

In general, you may visit the INKStreams Corporation Web site without providing any personal information. However, to provide certain online services, INKStreams Corporation may request personal information. Users are informed when information is to be collected and you have the option to not submit this information. We store all user information in secure databases protected via a variety of access controls. This data is accessed only for the purposes specified in this privacy statement.

Occasionally, at our discretion, INKStreams Corporation may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity or our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Cookies
A cookie is a small data file transferred by a website to your computerís hard drive. Websites and/or service providers send cookies when you surf websites or sites where INKStreams ads may appear, make purchases, request or personalize information, or register yourself for certain services. Accepting the cookies used on our site or sites where our ads appear may give us access to information about your browsing behavior, which we may use to personalize your experience. Cookies are typically classified as either session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies do not stay on your computer after you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until you delete them or they expire. Most browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but you can usually refuse cookies or selectively accept cookies by adjusting the preferences in your browser. If you turn off cookies, there may be some features of this and other site that will not be available to you and some Web pages may not display properly.

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