Privacy-Policies

This privacy policy sets out the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site by The Equicom Group Inc. ("Equicom" or "we"). By using this web site, you are consenting to this privacy policy and, if applicable, the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Equicom as outlined in this privacy policy. If this privacy policy is not acceptable to you, please do not submit, where applicable, any of your personal information. We may update this privacy policy from time to time and you are responsible for periodically reviewing the most current version of this privacy policy on this web site. Your continued use of the site or submission of information will be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the updated privacy policy.

Collecting, Using and Disclosing Information

This privacy policy describes our policies regarding, where applicable, the collection, use and disclosure of the information that we collect about you on our web site such as your name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address or payment information. We may collect this information when you subscribe to, or sign your company up through the website for, certain services that we may provide, when you fill out, where applicable, forms made available through our web site, when you e-mail us with general inquiries or with your comments or suggestions, or otherwise in connection with your use of our web site. We will limit the information we collect to what we need for the purposes for which it was collected. If we wish to use your information for any other purpose, we will obtain your consent before using the information.

Storing of Information and Restricting Access

We may store your information (in encrypted form where we believe it to be highly sensitive) in electronic databases or e-mail boxes hosted by us or our service providers, for periods of time and with safeguards that we believe are reasonable depending on the nature and sensitivity of the information. Access to the information is restricted to a select group of individuals, in accordance with our security protocols.

Automatic Collection of Information

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally-identifiable. Examples of this type of information include your Internet protocol (IP) address, the type of Internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the advertisement or domain name of the web site from which you linked to our web site.

Cookies

Some pages on the Equicom web site use a technology called "cookies". A cookie is a token that a server gives to your browser when you access a web site. Cookies are capable of storing many types of data. Cookies help provide additional functionality to the web site or help us analyze web site usage more accurately. For instance, our server may set, if applicable, a cookie that keeps you from having to enter a password more than once during a visit to one of our web sites. In all cases in which cookies are used, we will not collect personally-identifiable information except with your permission. With most Internet browsers, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Releasing Information

We may provide your information, if any, to other persons but only if:

  • we have your consent;
  • we provide the information to our service providers, suppliers or agents who assist us in serving you and who have agreed to appropriate contractual provisions regarding the protection of personal information in accordance with applicable law; or
  • we are required to do so by law, regulation or court order.

Respecting and Responding to Your Privacy Concerns

You have the option to refuse or withdraw consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information, and we will respect your choices. If you wish to exercise this option or if you have any questions or enquiries with respect to our privacy policies or procedures, please send a written request to: Chief Privacy Officer, TSX Group, The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Toronto, Canada, M5X 1J2. We will investigate and respond to your concerns about any aspect of our handling of your information.

BY USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY, UNDERSTAND IT AND AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY.