WhiteBark Innovations

Privacy

WhiteBark Innovations is a Canadian company and we follow strong ethical and privacy guidelines. Over our entire network of websites we maintain the following policies.

Privacy Policy Statement

For each visitor to our websites, our web servers automatically recognizes only the consumer's domain name referrer, but not their e-mail address (where possible).

We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our websites and use it for internal tracking only - this information is secured and is never sold. The e-mail addresses of those who post messages to our bulletin boards/forums/comments, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, the e-mail addresses of those who make postings to our chat areas, and aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, as information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations are never sold or otherwise given away. E-mail adresses are used only to verify a user for security purposes or as part of the operation of the websites when needed. You will never be added to an email list unless you specifically sign up for it through a double opt-in.

The information we do collect is used to improve the content and operations of our websites, used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor, used to notify consumers about updates to our websites, and is not shared with any other organizations for commercial or other purposes.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to store visitors preferences, and to customize website content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends.

If you ever do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us an e-mail via our contact form.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed online.

With respect to Ad Servers: We do partner with and have special relationships with ad server companies.

For further information on these ad servers please consult the individual privacy policies of:
www.google.com/privacy_ads.html
www.cj.com/privacy.html
Amazon.ca
DigitalRiver.com

Further on our use of Google ads and tracking:

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on some of our websites.
  • Google, as a third party vendor, via Google Analytics tracks visitors on some of our websites.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users our sites where used, based on their visit to our websites and other sites on the Internet.
  • You can opt out of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will contact you before we use your data for these new purposes to notify you of the policy change and to provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses, and we will only use data collected from the time of the policy change forward.

Upon request we provide site visitors with access to unique identifier information (e.g., customer number or password) that we maintain about them, and any contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that we may maintain about them.

Consumers can access this information by e-mailing us or calling us directly.

Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have any inaccuracies corrected in their contact information, and communications that the consumer/visitor has directed to the site. Consumers can have this information corrected by contacting us via email or phone.

With respect to security: We always use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our websites. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you on our websites.