At ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc., we are committed
to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal, business
and financial information. We support a general policy of openness
about how we collect, use, disclose and protect your personal
Consulting Services Inc. practices relating to our collection,
use, disclosure and protection of your personal information. By
purchasing our professional services and products, you consent
to our collection, use, disclosure and protection of your personal
information in accordance with specific terms and conditions.
The specific terms and conditions are listed below.
established by Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic
Documents Act (PIPEDA). PIPEDA is based on the Ten Principles
established by the Canadian Standards Association's Model Code
for the Protection of Personal Information, which principles were
recognized as a Canadian standard in 1996, and address the ways
in which organizations should collect, use and disclose personal
information. We also note that in addition to these standards.
a question about, want to make a change to, or delete, any personal
information that ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. may retain about
Definition of Personal Information
"Personal information" means any information about an
identifiable individual, other than that individual's name, title,
business address or telephone number (often called, "business
card" or "phone book" information). Personal information
includes age, gender, marital status, health status, financial
status, home address, etc. Such information includes information
specifically related to you, our client, or personal information
of others, such as your employees, clients, or customers, that
we may encounter in the course of providing our professional services
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
The information we collect, which may include personal information,
may involve at least some of the following:
Contact information (such as name, nicknames,
titles, business names, business addresses, email work addresses,
work or cell telephone numbers); and
Financial status and billing information (such as credit
card numbers/expiration dates and credit history).
How Do We Use Your Personal Information?
We use your personal information to:
Provide you with timely and reliable professional
consulting or advisory services;
Do all the things necessary to administer those services;
Research, develop, manage, protect and improve those
Develop and maintain our relationship with you and communicate
Advise you about new firm products and services that
may be of interest to you;
And invoice and collect payment for professional services
and products provided by us to you.
When Do We Disclose Your Personal Information?
At ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc., we are accountable for your
personal information. We will not sell, license, trade or rent
your personal information to, or with, others.
In terms of our accountability to you:
We are responsible for the protection of
the personal information you disclose to ARIOSO Consulting
With your consent, we may share your personal information
with third parties engaged to assist us in providing the
products and services to you. These service providers will
sign ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. Confidentiality Agreements
and will be prohibited from using your personal information
for any purpose other than to provide a specified service
to you as a client of ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. They
will be required to protect the personal information disclosed
by ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. as we ourselves would
do, and to comply with the general privacy principles described
We reserve the right to disclose personal information
to a third party if a law, regulation, regulatory body,
search warrant, subpoena or court order legally requires
or authorizes us to do so; and
We also reserve the right to disclose and/or transfer
personal information to a third party in the event of an
actual merger or acquisition of ARIOSO Consulting Services
Inc. so that you may continue to receive the same professional
services from the new entity or third party. In this unlikely
case, the use of your personal information by the new entity
would be limited to the purpose(s) for which we originally
used the information.
Your Knowledge and Consent
ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. collects personal information
about you only when you voluntarily provide it. Typically, we
will seek your consent for the use or disclosure of your personal
information when we collect it. In certain circumstances, your
consent may be sought after the information has been collected
but before we use it (for example, when we want to use information
for a purpose not previously identified).
The form of consent that we seek, including whether it is express
or implied, will largely depend on the sensitivity of the personal
information and the reasonable expectations you might have in
You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or
contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. Should you wish
to do so, please contact our President Phil Pentecost, in writing,
at our business address. The firm will inform you of the implications
of your withdrawing your consent.
We will not, as a condition of the supply of our professional
services or products, require you to consent to the collection,
use, disclosure or protection of information beyond that which
is required to fulfill the specified and legitimate purposes for
which the information is being collected.
Use or Disclosure of Your Personal Information for Marketing
ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. will never disclose your personal
information to a third party marketing firm. However, within the
boundaries of our regulatory environment, from time to time ARIOSO
Consulting Services Inc. may make use of your personal information,
with great discretion, to communicate and market our services
and products to you. You can choose not to receive any invitations
or direct mail from us by indicating your preference as outlined
below under contact us.
When you visit our Web site (www.ariosoconsulting.com)
please note that cookies may be used on some pages of our site.
"Cookies" are small text files placed on your hard drive
that assists us in providing a more customized Web site experience.
For example, a cookie can be used to store registration information
in an area of the Web site so that a user does not need to re-enter
it on subsequent visits to that area. It is ARIOSO Consulting
of our Web sites easier for our visitors and to facilitate efficient
If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers permit individuals
to decline cookies. In most cases, a visitor may refuse a cookie
and still fully navigate our Web sites.
In order to properly manage our Web site, we may anonymously
log information on our operational systems, and identify categories
of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These
statistics are reported in the aggregate to our webmasters. This
is to ensure that our Web site presents the best web experience
for visitors and is an effective information resource.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
There are several places throughout www.ariosoconsulting.com
that may link to other Web sites that do not operate under ARIOSO
to other Web sites, ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. Web and privacy
policies no longer apply. We encourage you to review each site's
How We Protect Your Personal Information
ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. will take all commercially reasonable
steps to ensure that your personal information in our possession,
collected from you, is protected against loss and unauthorized
access. This protection applies to information stored in both
electronic and hard copy form. Access to your personal information
will be restricted to selected employees or representatives. In
addition, ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. will employ generally
accepted information security techniques, such as firewalls, and
access control procedures, to protect personal information against
loss and unauthorized access.
Retention of Your Personal Information
ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. will retain your personal information
for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it
was collected and to comply with applicable laws and regulations.
Your consent to such purposes(s) will remain valid after termination
of our relationship with you.
will rely on any exceptions or qualifications that are set out
in the applicable legislation as permitted by law.
ARIOSO Consulting Services Inc. reserves the right to modify
posted at anytime or from time to time via the ARIOSO Consulting
Services Inc. Web site (www.ariosoconsulting.com)
Correcting or Updating Your Information
You can help us maintain the accuracy of your personal information
by notifying us of any changes to your information. To correct
or update your personal information, you may contact ARIOSO Consulting
Services Inc. by email at: email@example.com.
Should you have any questions about ARIOSO Consulting Services
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