This page describes the privacy commitment of Make It Business Inc. to the confidentiality
use and disclosure of personal information by Make It Business Inc.and our affiliates
are governed by the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
what personal information is collected from our customers and how it is used. It
also explains how you can ask questions, make suggestions, and register concerns
against privacy practices.
website. Be aware that our website may contain links to other websites provided
Please review the privacy policies on any external websites to determine their information
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual. Personal
information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number
of an employee of an organization. Information used solely for journalistic purposes
is exempted from the Act. We are responsible for personal information under our
control. Our employees are informed about the importance of privacy and receive
If you are under the age of 18, we suggest seeking your guardian or parent’s permission
before releasing any information to us.
When Do We Collect Personal Information?
We collect personal contact information (for example, name, address, email address
and telephone numbers) if you: sign up for a newsletter; register on an online forum
or website; subscribe to our publication, or join our Make It Business Book Club.
This information is used to fulfill your request, provide targeted advertising and
respond to your inquiries.
How Do We Use Personal Information?
- We retain your login ID and passwords so that upon request by you and receipt of
identification we may remind you of them.
- If you enter a contest or other promotion, we use your personal contact information
to administer the contest or promotion including contacting, announcing and promoting
- We collect demographic information, as well as purchase history and a list of promotions
offered to you in order to gain a better understanding of your interests so that
we may develop better products and services, and to determine eligibility for our
products and services.
- We may also use demographic, personal contact and history information from time
to time to contact you about changes, enhancements or other notices related to goods
or services you requested and which we provide. In addition, we may use this information
to send you offers or information from us, our affiliates and from selected sponsors
or advertisers. If you do not wish to receive marketing offers, you may opt-out
at any time by writing us at email@example.com
- We collect credit card information if you: subscribe to our magazine; or register
for the Make It Business Book Club. This credit card information is used for the
purpose of fulfilling your order.
- If you use any of our website, we may assign an internet cookie. An internet cookie
is a small text file that a website stores on your internet browser and that can
website, to make sure our ads and dynamic content are served correctly and to improve
the performance of our websites. For example, a cookie may recall a set of preferences
you have set for our website and record items that you have registered for. Storing
cookies on your web browser allows us to present you with custom web pages and other
content that are tuned with your preferences.
- We may place advertising or other links on our website that originates from outside
advertisers. If you view these ads, the advertisers may assign a cookie. We do not
control these cookies, nor are we responsible for any marketing or other use of
your name by these advertisers.
We use your personal information for the purposes of maintaining business records
for reasonable periods of time and generally managing and administering our business;
and meeting regulatory, legal, insurance, audit, security and processing requirements.
Occasionally we may ask our customers to complete market research surveys. Survey
results are aggregated and shared with our advertisers, sponsors and affiliates
in a manner that does not disclose personal information.
You should be aware that Make It Business Inc. will not share or sell your Personal
Information to any third parties or organizations other than its Affiliates.
We may disclose your personal information for the following reasons:
Your Personal Information and the Law
- To inform you of the arrival of various new products and services available from
Make It Business Inc. from time to time.
- To inform you of various contests, discounts, special offers, sales, and promotions
offered by Make It Business Inc.
- To inform you of special events hosted or sponsored by Make It Business Inc. and
its Affiliates from time to time.
- To provide you with any email, print, or other newsletters, online news releases,
and publications of Make It Business Inc. and its Affiliate from time to time.
- To inform you of customer satisfaction surveys and sales surveys of Make It Business
Inc. and its Affiliates from time to time.
- To advise you any of changes or alterations to the terms of service, policies, or
features of Make It Business Inc. and its Affiliates from time to time, including
- To respond to your inquiries and communicate with you in connection with Make It
We reserve the right to use and disclose your personal information without consent
where required or permitted by law, for example, if we have reasonable grounds to
believe the information could be useful when investigating a contravention of a
federal, provincial or foreign law, in order to protect or defend our legal interests,
or to comply with applicable laws and lawful governmental requests.
We maintain personal information in a combination of paper and electronic files.
We take security measures to protect your personal information. When you provide
credit card information to use, we work to help protect the security of your credit
card information by using industry standard secure sockets layer (SSL) encryption
Make It Business Inc. employs reasonable security safeguards appropriate to the
sensitivity of the personal information in its possession or under its control in
order to protect that information from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure,
modification or similar risks. Nevertheless, security risks cannot be eliminated
and Make It Business Inc. cannot guarantee that your personal information will not
be used or disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy.
Accessing Your Personal Information:
You may request access to your personal information and information about Make It
Business Inc.‘s collection, use and disclosure of that information by sending your
request to the Make It Business Inc. Privacy Officer at one of the addresses noted
contact Make It Business Inc. at:
Make It Business Book Club
Attn: Privacy Officer
156 West 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1N2