Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, forms and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our website may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our website and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our website to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our website; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by HOCS provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. [company] uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.
HOCS, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its website. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the website may not function properly if you do so.
HOCS considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our website.
The following additional information applies to our website that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our website, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested.
Personal information you share with us is stored on our website servers at data centers in Canada as well as emailed to one of our company representatives directly.