Spartan Rescue

Privacy and Security

At Spartan Rescue Inc. our most important asset is our relationship with you.

Spartan Rescue Inc. is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of any personal information about our users. This Privacy & Security Policy explains how we protect personal information provided through our website and how we use that information in connection with our service offered through the Site. “Personal information” for purposes of this Policy means information that identifies you, such as your name, address, phone number, fax number or email address.

Your Privacy is not for sale

Simply put, we do not and will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone, for any reason, at any time. Spartan Rescue Inc. uses and discloses your personal information only as follows:

  • to analyze site usage and improve the Service;
  • to deliver to you any administrative notices, alerts and communications relevant to your use of the Service;
  • to fulfill your requests for certain products and services;
  • for market research, project planning, troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity;
  • to enforce our Privacy and Security Policy.

We limit the collection and use of personal information

Certain areas and features of the website are available to you without registration or the need to provide to us any information. However, other features of the Site or the Service may require registration, which involves provision to Spartan Rescue Inc. of an email address, a password and your postal code and to participate on our forum boards, a username. In order to benefit from the full functionality of the Service, you also must create a Paypal Account if you don’t already have one in order to enroll in any open courses, purchase from our E-Store and become a member.

From time to time we may request other personal information to provide you with other benefits of the Service. In all such instances, you will be given the opportunity to provide or to decline to provide that information, and it will be used only for the stated purpose. Spartan Rescue Inc.

Such information does not identify you individually. Access to your Member Information, Account Credentials, Account Information and any other personal information you provide is strictly restricted and used in accordance with internal procedures and safeguard governing access, in order to operate, develop or improve the Service.  These  individuals have been selected in accordance with our policies and practices and are bound by confidentiality obligations. They may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. We may also use Third party vendors or service providers to help us provide the Service to you, such as sending e-mail messages on our behalf or hosting and operating a particular feature or functionality of the Service. Our contracts with these third parties outline the appropriate use and handling of your information and prohibit them from using any of your personal information for purposes unrelated to the product or service they’re providing. We require such third parties to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them.

Changes to your Registration Information

If your Registration Information changes during your Membership Period, you may update it any time by notifying us.

Online session information and use is only used to improve your experience

When you visit spartanrescue.ca or brotherhoodinstructors.ca, we may collect technical and navigational information, such as computer browser type, Internet protocol address, pages visited, and average time spent on our Site. This information may be used, for example, to alert you to software compatibility issues, or it may be analyzed to improve our Web design and functionality.

Web beacons are images embedded in a Web page or email for the purpose of measuring and analyzing site usage and activity. Spartan Rescue Inc., or third party service providers acting on our behalf, may use Web beacons to help us analyze Site usage and improve the Service.

We may use third party service providers to help us analyze certain online activities. For example, these service providers may help us measure the performance of our online campaigns or analyze visitor activity. We may permit these service providers to use cookies and other technologies to perform these services for us. We do not share any personal information about our customers with these third party service providers, and these service providers do not collect such information on our behalf. Our third party service providers are required to comply fully with this Privacy and Security Policy.

Third parties offering other products or services will not be given your personal information without your permission

There are a number of separate products and services offered by third parties advertised by us on our Site and through the Service that may be complementary to your use of spartanrescue.ca or brotherhoodinstructors.ca, such as equipment suppliers, training providers, online payment avenues. If you choose to use these separate products or services, disclose information to the providers, or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their privacy policies. You should evaluate the practices of external services providers before deciding to use their services. Spartan Rescue Inc. is not responsible for their privacy practices. If you click on a link to a third party site, Spartan Rescue Inc.  encourages you to check the privacy policy of that site. Spartan Rescue Inc. may  resent links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed and whether any action has been taken on a third party Web site.

Blogs and other Forums on spartanrescue.ca/brotherhoodinstructors.ca

If you use a forum, blog or chat room on our Site, you should be aware that any information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums. These forums may be hosted by spartanrescue.ca or by one of our third party service providers on Spartan Rescue Incs’ behalf.

Contests, Giveaways and Surveys

From time to time, Spartan Rescue Inc. may offer you the opportunity to participate in contests, giveaways and other promotions. Any information submitted in connection with such activities will be treated in accordance with this Privacy and Security Policy, except as specifically set forth in the rules for those contests, giveaways or promotions. From time to time, Spartan Rescue Inc. may also ask you to participate in surveys designed to help us improve the Site. Any personal information provided to Spartan Rescue Inc. in connection with any survey will be used only in relation to that survey and as elsewhere set forth in this Policy.

Disclosure of your information to protect our rights or if required by law

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Spartan Rescue Inc. reserves the right (and you authorize Spartan Rescue Inc.) to share or disclose your personal information when Spartan Rescue Inc. determines, in its sole discretion, that the disclosure of such information is necessary or appropriate:

  • To enforce our rights against you or in connection with a breach by you of this Privacy and Security Policy or the Spartan Rescue Inc. Terms of Use;
  • To prevent prohibited or illegal activities; or
  • When required by any applicable law, rule regulation, subpoena or other legal process.

Your data may be transferred upon change of control but only in accordance with this Policy

Personal information may be transferred to a third party as a result of a sale, acquisition, merger, reorganization or other change of control. If we sell, merge or transfer any part of our business, part of the sale may include your personal information. If so, you will be asked if you’d like to stop receiving promotional information following any change of control.

You can transport or delete your data

Your data is yours. You can remove it anytime you want. When you request us to delete your account for the Service, your data will be permanently expunged from our primary production servers and further access to your account will not be possible. We will also promptly disconnect any connection we had established to your Account Information and delete all account credentials. However, portions of your data, consisting of aggregate data derived from your Account Information, may remain on our production servers indefinitely. Your data may also remain on a backup server or media. Spartan Rescue Inc. keeps these backups to ensure our continued ability to provide the Service to you in the event of malfunction or damage to our primary production servers. We also reserve the right to use any aggregated or anonymous data derived from or incorporating your personal information.

Email communications from us

We may provide our registered members with summaries of their Account Information and email alerts. We also allow users to subscribe to email newsletters and from time to time may transmit emails promoting Spartan Rescue Inc. or third-party goods or services.

Members have the ability to opt-out of receiving our promotional emails and to terminate their newsletter subscriptions by following the instructions in the emails. Opting out in this manner will not end transmission of  service-related emails, such as email alerts.

Your data is secure

We use a combination of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and authentication procedures, among others, to maintain the security of your online session and to protect Spartan Rescue Inc. accounts and systems from unauthorized access.

When you register for the Service, Spartan Rescue Inc. requires a password from you for your privacy and security. Spartan Rescue Inc. transmits information such as your Registration Information for spartanrescue.ca or Account Credentials securely.

However, it is important to understand that these precautions apply only to our Site and systems. We exercise no control over how your information is stored, maintained or displayed by third parties or on third-party sites.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Login ID and Password

We maintain strict rules to help prevent others from guessing your password. We also recommend that you change your password periodically. You are responsible for maintaining the security of y our Login ID and Password. You may not provide these credentials to any third party. If you believe that they have been stolen or been made known to others, you must contact us immediately, but in any event you should change your password immediately. We are not responsible if someone else accesses your account through Registration Information they have obtained from you or through a violation by you of this Privacy and Security Policy or the Spartan Rescue Inc. Terms of Use.

If you have a security related concern, please contact us at immediately. We will work closely with you to ensure a rapid and personal response to your concerns.

Contact us if you have any questions or concerns

If you have questions, comments, concerns or feedback regarding this Privacy and Security Policy or any other privacy or security concern, send an e-mail to info@spartanrescue.ca.

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