CONSUMER PERSONAL INFORMATION WE TAKE PRIVACY SERIOUSLY
At Wholesale Medical Network Inc., we respect your privacy and value our relationship with you. Your personal information will be protected, will never be sold, and unless we advise you in advance, will be used only by us, our affiliates, dealers/retailers, and service suppliers (only to provide services). Our goal is to enhance your product and service experience with us. By submitting this personal information to us, you are consenting to its use and disclosure for the following purposes:
If these intended uses are not reasonably obvious from the circumstances in which personal information is collected, we will provide you with an opportunity to withhold your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of the information. Keep in mind, however, that there are limited situations in which applicable laws require or allow us, our affiliates, suppliers, business partners and our dealers/retailers to collect, use/disclose personal information without consent. They include, for example, safety and compliance activities.
CONSUMER PERSONAL INFORMATION
A/ Personal Information that WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK INC. may Collect About You:
WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK collects personal information about you that is reasonably necessary for the purposes described above. We may collect this information directly from you or from our web sites, dealers/retailers, affiliates, service providers, and other sources that compile lists of potential health product purchasers, always with your consent when required by law.
WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK also conducts contests, quizzes, surveys, promotions and offers several forms of personalized services such as warranty, servicing and maintenance and in respect of which you may be requested to provide certain contact and eligibility information such as name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, age and other information that may be required to provide or administer these services or promotions. We may also ask you to provide additional information about your purchasing patterns and preferences, gender and other financial, insurance and demographic information. The more information you volunteer, and the more accurate it is, the better we are able to customize and improve your experience with WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK
B/ Visiting One of The WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK Web Sites:
(i) What Information WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK May Collect Through its Web Sites:
During normal Web site usage, you can visit our site without communicating any personal information. However, to make use of certain features on our site, such as contests, quizzes, promotions, personalized services, or online appointments with one of our dealers/retailers, users may need to register with the site. As part of this voluntary registration, WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK may request contact and eligibility information such as name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, age and other data required for operating these services or promotions.
As described in paragraph A above, we may also ask you to provide additional personal information. We use this information as described in our list of uses set out above. Again, the more information you volunteer, and the more accurate it is, the better we are able to customize and improve your experience with us.
You should be aware that when you share personal information in public areas of our Web site, such as chat rooms or bulletin boards, this information might be seen and used by others. We urge you to exercise good judgment when sharing personal information in these forums.
When you visit one of the WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK web sites, we may collect and store information about your visit on an anonymous, aggregate basis using "cookie" technology. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store the cookie on your hard drive. Cookies may tell us the time and length of your visit, the pages you look at on our sites, and the site you visited just before coming to ours. We may also record the name of your Internet service provider. This information allows us to measure site activity to tailor the consumer's experience within our Web sites. The goal is to save you time and provide you with a more meaningful visit. Cookies used by WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK on its Web sites are solely to facilitate navigation and security across the site, and are not used to capture or reveal personal information.
If you are concerned about cookies, you may modify your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie. If you do not know how to modify your browser settings please consult your browser documentation or the supplier web site. You may visit our Web sites with your cookies turned off. However, you may not be able to access some of the areas of our site, which require cookies for customization and personalization.
We may also use third parties to serve our advertisements on other web sites. In serving WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK advertisements these third parties may place cookies on your browser computer and may collect certain anonymous information about your visits to other web sites. This information includes browser type, IP address, Web activity and time of day and is used to better understand and optimize WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK’S online advertising campaigns. To opt-out of these cookies, please review the privacy policies of that web site and follow the instructions on their site.
WILL WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK SHARE MY INFORMATION WITH OTHER PARTIES?
When you provide WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK with personally identifiable information, WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK may share that information with our dealer/retailer network and our affiliates. WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK also may share your personal information with our business partners solely for use in promoting joint marketing programs. Before we share your information with any of these or other organizations we will ensure we have the consent required under applicable law. For further information about those with whom we may share your information, please contact us.
We may disclose your personal information as required by law, in conjunction with a government inquiry or in litigation or dispute resolution. In addition, if a WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK service provider is located outside of Canada, your personal information may be processed and stored in a country where the laws are different from those in Canada, and where the government (eg. the United States) may be able to obtain disclosure of your personal information under their local laws.
As WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK continues to develop and grow, there may be instances where we may buy or sell business operations. To the extent that the business operation that is sold relates to the management of our warranty, service or other relationship with you, we may transfer personal customer information as part of the transferred business assets to ensure a seamless continuation of your related services and product experience.
Finally, our Web sites, does contain links to sites outside of and not controlled by WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK. WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK is not responsible for these sites, their omissions or for the policies or content of their Web sites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of these sites before making a decision to provide your personal information to the site operators.
We encourage you, the user, to observe the security features built into your browser. Upgrading to the latest version of an Internet browser will often provide increased security.
CAN I OPT-OUT OF WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK MARKETING PROMOTIONS AND INITIATIVES?
If you do not want to be contacted for product, service or marketing initiatives, or if you would like to be removed from any direct marketing initiatives, corporate surveys, telemarketing or direct mail or e-mail lists, or if you would otherwise like to limit our use or disclosure of your personal information, please contact us as indicated below.
Except as required or permitted by applicable law, we will respect your wishes relating to the use of your personal information and we will ensure that your file reflects the limitations that you have requested. Unless they are obvious, we will advise you of the consequences of withdrawing your consent. For example, if you withdraw your consent, WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK may not be able to provide you or continue to provide you with the services or information about products or services or related promotions that may be of value to you.
You can access and correct errors in your personally identifiable information by contacting us as indicated below. Note: If a correction involves product service, you may be asked for name, address and additional contact information.
While WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and current, we often rely on you to inform us about changes to your contact or other relevant information (e.g., name, address, telephone number, etc.).
HOW DO I CONTACT WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK?
WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK is committed
to continuous improvement, and values your input. We welcome your comments
and/or suggestions on improving our Web site and policies. If you have any
comments or concerns, or wish to limit the use of any of your personal
information that we may have, you may contact WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK at:
1684 Dufferin Street
Or you may contact us by clicking on the “Contact” icon found on a WHOLESALE MEDICAL NETWORK Web site. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information please do not hesitate to contact us.
You may also contact The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada at Place de Ville, 112 Kent Street, 3rd Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1H3, or call toll-free at 1-800-282-1376.