WPLUS AND PRIVACY
Children are not eligible to purchase our Products and Wplus will not knowingly collect personal information from or about children.
1. About Wplus
Wplus operates a website located at www.Wplus.ca through which it sells Products, aids in arranging financing for the purchase of Products and administers certain rewards and/or loyalty programs.
2. Information We Collect
You may be asked, when visiting the Website, to enter personal information. This information could include your name, address, delivery address, email address, phone number, credit card information, birthday, social insurance number, and information respecting your preferences concerning our Products and their financing. When you use the Website, Wplus automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your IP address and location. Wplus also collects and uses information such as transaction location, purchase activity, browser open date and time, idle time, and all clicks and/or swipes within the website (together with time and order). Wplus may also collect data using third party extensions to record your browsing behavior. Wplus may also collect information posted by users on social media sites for users that have opted to connect to or otherwise link Wplus with social media accounts such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. We treat this data as non-personal information for purposes of providing the Products, except where we are required to treat it as personal information under applicable law. Wplus may sell, disclose or otherwise use information gathered on the Website to third parties on an aggregated (anonymous) basis.
So that Wplus can ensure that we are providing the best possible experience on the Website, we collect and track certain user information. When you visit the Website, our Web server may send a cookie to your computer. This cookie will store a limited amount of information about your Website visit and tracks aggregate information on how our site is being used, including session counts, navigation patterns, pages visited, etc. These cookies, however, do not store any personally identifiable information such as your name, email address or phone number as you browse the site. When you submit a question, we store your cookie identification in our system. This cookie allows our site to recognize you when you return. Wplus may also utilize Web Logs to track aggregate information such as the number of visitors to the Website, operating systems, Internet Provider addresses (if publicly available), and browser type. Unlike cookies, Web Logs are maintained only on Wplus servers and do not store or place anything on the user’s computer.
If you come to our Website from an online banner ad, an anonymous identification number may be passed to the Website. This information cannot be used to gather any personally identifiable information about you. It will only allow us to track the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, marketing and banner advertisement campaigns.
Wplus may also collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number).
When you use the Website, we may collect and process information about your actual location. We may also use various technologies to determine location, some of which may be made available through third party licensors.
You may have the option of completing an online survey at the Website from time to time. Participation in surveys is completely voluntary and it is your choice whether or not you wish to disclose your personal information to us in connection with any such survey.
We may collect information via the “Contact Us” section of the Website. You may contact Wplus through the “Contact Us” feature. Participation in this area is completely voluntary and it is your choice whether or not you wish to disclose your personal information to us.
3. How Your Information Is Used
Please take note that we are obliged to collect personal information for purposes of providing you with financing for the Products. That personal information may come from you exclusively, or may be obtained from third parties, such as credit rating agencies, or may come from both you and such third parties.
In addition to the uses of the information described above, Wplus may, from time to time, collect purchasing information and/or data from other sources. Wplus may collect this information for purposes of performing analytics and conducting consumer research. This information may be used to communicate and provide additional information that may be of interest to you and our merchants.
In addition, Wplus may disclose account or other personal information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interfering with Wplus’s rights or property, other Website users or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.
4. Altering Information You Submit
(a) In order to comply with applicable laws and regulations, we may be unable to delete information from our databases. However, Wplus may alter, modify or delete any information you submit to the Website if we believe, in our sole discretion, that it is necessary or desirable to do so.
(b) Wplus compliance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. You may request to stop receiving emails from us by using the “unsubscribe” mechanism in our emails. Even then, we may still get in touch with you by email if we learn of a Product recall that is relevant to you. If you provide your consent, periodically (until you withdraw your consent), Wplus may send you emails to alert you to various opportunities or offers available at the Website. If you do not wish to receive any of these offers, please unsubscribe to remove yourself from our general mailing list.
Wplus uses security technology to protect your data and the data transmissions between you and Wplus. Transmission between browsers and our web server is implemented using either Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. This technology requires an SSL-capable browser. Although Wplus has taken these reasonable and appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information is delivered and disclosed only in accordance with your instructions, Wplus cannot and does not guarantee that the personal information you provide will not be intercepted by others and decrypted.
We may, in the future, sell or otherwise transfer some or all of our assets or equity to a third party. Your personally identifiable information and other information we obtain from you via the Website may be disclosed to any potential or actual third party purchasers of such assets or equity and may be among the assets transferred. We will comply with applicable laws to protect your privacy in the course of any such transaction.
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