Privacy

GENERAL

thinktv is dedicated to maintaining high standards of confidentiality regarding the information provided to us. thinktv adheres to certain privacy principles to ensure the confidentiality of the Personal Information (as defined below) entrusted to us. This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) affirms our commitment to maintain your privacy and the privacy of others and to inform you of our practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information collected by thinktv.

“Personal Information” means any information provided to thinktv, recorded in any form, about an identifiable individual, or an individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from the information. This Policy does not cover any information, recorded in any form, about more than one individual where the identity of the individuals is not known and cannot be inferred from the information and thinktv retains the right to use such Information in any way that it reasonably determines.

The Policy and the Terms and Conditions relate specifically to this Site and do not apply to websites operated by member companies of thinktv, or other third parties. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy and by the Terms and Conditions. We may change the Policy and the Terms and Conditions at any time by posting revisions to the Site, and your continued use of the Site indicates your agreement to the revised terms. Please refer to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions from time to time to keep informed of such revisions, and, if you do not agree to this or any revised Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy, you must stop using the Site immediately.

COLLECTION, USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

As you use the Site and the Services, thinktv will need to collect, use and sometimes, disclose various types of Personal Information for various purposes, including those associated with Telecaster services. When thinktv requests Personal Information from you, we will always explain the reason we need the information. Under no circumstances shall thinktv sell, trade, barter or exchange for consideration any Personal Information it has obtained. Please be assured that thinktv will only collect Personal Information that is necessary for the following purposes:

  • Establishing your identity: which may include name, email, address, employment/business information, and/or other legally mandated forms of identification;
  • Telecaster Billing: which may include the collection of names, addresses, banking and/or financial details;
  • Updates: to keep you informed about updates to the Site or about products and services in which you have expressed interest;
  • Services/Products: which may include any Personal Information necessary to provide additional services or products requested by you or your organization. We may also analyze the Personal Information provided to us to offer you other services or products. You may, at any time, advise us that you do not wish to receive such information from thinktv.
  • Legal/Security: to meet legal requirements; and/or provide Internet security.

LIMITATIONS ON COLLECTION, USE, DISCLOSURE & RETENTION OF INFORMATION

thinktv may collect your Personal Information in many forms, but will only do so by lawful means and only for purposes that we have disclosed to you.

thinktv‘s web servers and authorized third party providers track general information about visitors such as their domain name, IP address, and time of visit. Our web servers also collect and aggregate information regarding accessed pages as well as information volunteered by visitors through online surveys or subscriptions to electronic newsletters. This information is used internally, only in aggregate form, to manage the Site; compile statistical data, diagnose and address any technical issues; improve the Content and user experience of the Site; and contact you as required to serve your particular interests better.

thinktv works in close collaboration with other organizations that may perform functions on our behalf, including fulfilling orders, providing third party content, providing promotional materials to our users, sending e-mail, managing, compiling and processing data, processing credit card payments or providing customer service. We do not disclose your Personal Information to these parties except to the extent necessary to enable them to provide the specific services to you. Such parties are also required to use Personal Information only for the purpose for which thinktv disclosed it, to keep it confidential, and to protect it by appropriate security safeguards.

Other than for the specific purposes outlined in this Policy, we will not disclose your personal information to any third parties unless we obtain your prior consent or are legally compelled to do so. Also, we will not contact you without your permission except as specified above or in connection with the registration process. On the Site, you may be given the opportunity to indicate whether you would like to receive e-mails, promotional and/or marketing information about other products, services, and offerings from thinktv or other information from thinktv . You may unsubscribe at any time.

When you use the Internet, you will encounter “cookies”. Cookies are small files or pieces of information that may be stored on a computer’s hard drive when an individual visits a website that identify an individual computer’s browser entering the site. thinktv uses cookies. Cookies do not pose a security threat to you and do not store Personal Information. Most Internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies and can be reset as required.

Personal Information collected in any form will only be retained by thinktv so long as it is required: a) for the purpose for which it was collected; b) to be retained by law; c) to address any issues that may arise at a later date. When thinktv no longer requires your Personal Information for these identified purposes, thinktv uses secure procedures to destroy, delete, erase or convert the Personal Information into an anonymous form.

LINKING TO OUR MEMBER COMPANIES AND THIRD-PARTY CONTENT / WEBSITES

thinktv provides content from third parties, including audio-visual content on our Site. We are not responsible for any such third-party content or audio-visual that you may access through the Site. The Site also contains links from and to sites operated by our member companies and other independent third parties. Once you leave the Site, you may or may not see a new URL in the location bar. The linked sites are not under our influence or control, and we are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices or the content of the linked sites or contents of any subsequent links from that site.

CONSENT

Your provision of Personal Information to thinktv means that you agree and consent that we may collect, use and disclose your Personal Information under this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms, you are requested not to provide any Personal Information to thinktv . Certain services are only available if you provide Personal Information to thinktv. If you choose not to provide us with required Personal Information, thinktv may not be able to offer you those services.

Please note that there are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified or permitted or where thinktv must disclose information without consent, however, thinktv will not disclose more information than is required. Such events may include:

  • Where required by law or by order or requirement of a court or similar body;
  • Where thinktv believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group;
  • Where it is necessary to establish or collect monies owing to thinktv ;
  • Where it is necessary to permit thinktv to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that thinktv may sustain; or
  • Where the information is public.

You have the right to revoke your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information at any time. However, revocation of your consent may result in our inability to provide services to you.

SECURITY

Any unauthorized use of the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of Personal Information that we collect and maintain, including contracts with third parties that may manage the information provided by you. thinktv stores all Personal Information on secured servers, behind a firewall with access strictly controlled. Only individuals specifically involved in the analysis and other functions set out in this Policy have access to your Personal Information. These individuals have been provided the requisite training on our privacy policies and practices.

TERMINATION

thinktv shall have the right to terminate your access to this Site immediately in the event of any conduct by you which we, in our sole discretion, consider to be unacceptable, or if you breach any provision of this Privacy Policy and/or the Terms and Conditions.

If you have any questions or concerns about thinktv’s Privacy Policy, please email us at privacy@thinktv.ca