Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (February 3, 2021)
Last revised on: Feb 8, 2021
We understand that privacy is an important issue to you and we respect the privacy of our users and aim to protect the security and confidentiality of information about you that we acquire. Under applicable law you may have the right to limit some, but not all, sharing of the information we collect about you. The law may also require us to disclose to you how we collect, share and protect that information.
We collect information about you when you provide it to us and when you visit our Sites, sign up for and use our Services, request information or otherwise interact with us or our Services.
The personal information we may collect includes:
When linking to a third-party service, we may retrieve your email. Such linkage may include interactions with our social media sites. We use this information for marketing and communications purposes. Third-party sites are governed by their own privacy policies, and you should review those privacy policies before using those sites.
We use, collect and process your personal information in connection with our provision of Services and, where applicable, to meet our legitimate interests, as set out below:
We will not use your personal information for purposes other than those purposes we have disclosed to you, without your permission.
We do not sell, license, lease or otherwise disclose personal information (including personal information relating to current or former customers) to any third party without consent for any reason other than the purposes described below:
We may have links to third-party websites on our website. Third-party websites have their own privacy policies, which are not under our control; we encourage you to review the privacy policies of all third-party websites you visit.
We collect the IP addresses of all visitors to our Sites and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Sites. We use this information to help us understand our website activity and to monitor and improve our Sites and Services.
Horizon also uses analytics providers such as Google Analytics to help us gather and analyze information about the areas visited on the Sites (such as the pages most read, time spent, search terms and other engagement data) in order to evaluate and improve the user experience and the Sites The following link explains how Google uses data when you use its partners’ websites and applications: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ . To prevent the storage and processing of this data (including your IP address) by Google, you can download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en . You can also obtain additional information on Google Analytics’ data privacy and security at the following links:
Your use of Horizon’s website is evidence of your consent to Horizon storing and accessing cookies and other information on your computer or phone and Horizon’s use of Google Analytics in connection with such activities. Please read the information at the link provided so you understand what you are consenting to.
As with many applications, certain limited data is required for the App to function on your device. This data includes the type of device hardware and operating system, unique device identifier, IP address, language settings, and the date and time the App accesses our servers. We use this information to help us understand the activity on our App, to monitor and improve our Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (February 3, 2021) App, and to tailor your in-App experience. In addition, we may use third party service providers to collect analytical information about your use of the App, such as the App features used and time spent on the App, to help us tailor your in-app experience, improve our products and the quality of our App, and to manage and analyze data in order to better understand our users.
Horizon strives to ensure that our systems are secure and that they meet industry standards. We seek to protect the personal information in our custody and control against theft, loss and unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure by implementing physical, administrative and electronic safeguards. Horizon restricts access to personal information on a need-to-know basis to employees and authorized service providers who require access to fulfil their job requirements. Horizon endeavors to engage third-party service providers that have security and confidentiality policies, if such third-party service providers have access to our customer’s personal information and such service providers are not authorized to use the personal information for their own purposes.
Despite our efforts to protect the security of your information, no security system is always effective and we cannot guarantee that our systems will be completely secure.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the following data protection rights:
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included at the bottom of each email. Alternatively, you can opt-out of receiving email marketing communications by contacting us at the contact information provided in the “Contact Us” section below or adjusting your preferences in your account settings. Please note that you may continue to receive transactional or account-related communications from us.
You can turn off push notifications for the App within the notifications settings of the App or in the settings of your mobile device.
To opt-out of the use of your information for such targeted advertising on social media platforms, please contact us at [email protected] You can also manage your privacy settings directly through your account on these third-party platforms, including to opt-out of such targeted advertising.
You may also contact us by emailing [email protected]
Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.
However, we will normally collect personal information from you only (i) where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you; (ii) where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your rights; or (iii) where we have your consent to do so. We have a legitimate interest in operating our Services and communicating with you as necessary to provide these Services, for example when responding to your queries, improving our Platform, undertaking marketing, or for the purposes of detecting or preventing illegal activities.
In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (February 3, 2021)
If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information).
Individuals under the age of 13 (“ Children”) are not allowed to use the Services, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from Children in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. If you believe that your child under 13 has gained access to the Services without your permission, you may request the deletion of their personal information by contacting us at [email protected] If we learn that we have collected personal information about a child under age 13, we will delete that data as quickly as possible. We have taken commercially reasonable steps to restrict use of the Services to those who are at least 13 years old. We do not market products or services for purchase by Children.
California law requires us to inform you how we respond to web browser Do Not Track (“ DNT”) signals. Because no industry or legal standard exists for recognizing or honoring DNT signals, we do not respond to them at this time. This policy is subject to change as the privacy community and industry develop best practices for responding to DNT signals.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS - YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS (AS PROVIDED BY CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1798.83)
A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT WHO HAS PROVIDED PERSONAL DATA TO A BUSINESS WITH WHOM HE/SHE HAS ESTABLISHED A BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP FOR Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (February 3, 2021) PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES (A “CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER”) MAY REQUEST INFORMATION ABOUT WHETHER THE BUSINESS HAS DISCLOSED PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTIES FOR THE THIRD PARTIES’ DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES. IN GENERAL, IF THE BUSINESS HAS MADE SUCH A DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA, UPON RECEIPT OF A REQUEST BY A CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER, THE BUSINESS IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A LIST OF ALL THIRD PARTIES TO WHOM PERSONAL DATA WAS DISCLOSED IN THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR, AS WELL AS A LIST OF THE CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA THAT WERE DISCLOSED. CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS MAY REQUEST FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT OUR COMPLIANCE WITH THIS LAW BY E-MAILING [email protected] PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO ONE REQUEST PER CALIFORNIA CUSTOMER EACH YEAR AND WE ARE NOT REQUIRED TO RESPOND TO REQUESTS MADE BY MEANS OTHER THAN THROUGH THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS.
If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us at [email protected] or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (February 3, 2021)