Marketing Consent

This version in effect since May 1 2014.

Protecting your privacy is important to Prospera Credit Union “PCU”. This Marketing Consent explains how PCU collects, uses and discloses the personal and non-personal information you may provide while using the Contest Website or by participating in the Contest.

Information Automatically Collected

The Contest Website automatically collects certain non-personal information regarding Contest Website users (such as the date and time you access the Contest Website, the Internet Protocol address of your computer, the website from which you linked directly to the Contest Website, the browser you are using, and the Contest Website pages read and the content accessed or downloaded). This non-personal information is used for system administration purposes and to improve the Contest Website. Non-personal information may be disclosed to other persons and permanently archived for future use. If non-personal information is combined with personal information, then the non- personal information will be treated as personal information.

The Contest Website may use “cookies”, a technology that installs information on a Website user’s computer to permit the Contest Website to recognize future visits using that computer. Cookies enhance the convenience of the Contest Website. For example, the information provided through cookies is used to recognize you as a previous user of the Contest Website, offer personalized content and information for your use, and otherwise facilitate your experience using the Contest Website. You may choose to decline cookies if your browser permits, but doing so may affect your ability to access or use certain features of the Contest Website.

Personal Information You Provide

Personal Information: “Personal information” is information about an identifiable individual, such as your name, address and email address. To the extent permitted by law, the provisions of this Policy concerning “personal information” do not apply to information (such as your business telephone number, and business email address) that enables you to be contacted at a place of business. Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information: During your use of the Contest Website, you may be asked to voluntarily provide personal information for purposes such as corresponding with you, participating in the Contest, and administering the Contest. PCU may use your personal information to correspond with you, facilitate and enhance your use of the Contest Website and for the administration of the Contest. Additionally, PCU may keep a record of all communications with you.

I consent to PCU and its agents and representatives using my personal information to facilitate and enhance your use of the Contest Website and for the administration of the Contest. Additionally, PCU may keep a record of all communications with you. I consent to PCU and its agents and representatives using my personal information from time to time:
a) To better understand my needs and determine the suitability of products and services for me or the third party for whom I am acting, to determine my eligibility for these products and services, to develop and enhance products and services and to ensure high service standards;

b) For marketing purposes, such as providing me with information by mail or in person about PCU, including its products, services, and/or community activities that may be of interest to me or the third party for whom I am acting. I consent to PCU and its agents and representatives disclosing my personal information from time to time: c) To market research firms for the purposes of analysis and/or conducting surveys and

d) To PCU affiliates and other carefully selected organizations, such as third- party service providers, for marketing purposes such as providing me with information by mail or in person about products, services, and/or community activities that may be of inters to me or the third party for whom I am acting.

PCU may disclose your personal information where required by law. PCU has no control over, and no responsibility or liability for, those persons’ use and disclosure of your personal information, and that use and disclosure is not subject to this Policy.

Commercial Electronic Message

I consent to PCU also providing me or the third party for whom I am acting with the marketing information contemplated above by Commercial Electronic Message (meaning a message sent by any means of telecommunications, including email, voice, sound, text or image).

Depersonalized Information: PCU may use your personal information in aggregated and anonymized form in order to create reports regarding Contest participant demographics. PCU may then disclose that non-personal information to other persons and permanently retain that non-personal information for future use.

Location of Information: PCU will store and process your personal information in secured locations. However, the disclosure of your information in accordance with this Policy and applicable law may result in your personal information being transferred outside of Canada.The laws of other countries regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information may be different from the laws of Canada. Your use of the Website or entering the Contest indicates your consent to your personal information being transferred outside of Canada.

Safeguarding Your Information: PCU has security safeguards to protect personal information against loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying or modification. Nevertheless, security risks cannot be eliminated and PCU cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be used or disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy.

Accessing Your Personal Information:

You may request access to your personal information and information about PCU collection, use and disclosure of that information by sending your request to privacy@prospera.ca. Subject to certain exceptions and limitations prescribed by applicable law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information, and will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to have it amended as appropriate. You can help PCU maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying PCU of any changes. Complaints: PCU will investigate all reasonable written complaints or inquiries about the policies and practices relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. You can direct complaints to privacy@prosepra.ca.

 

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