Your privacy is important to Carmella Consulting, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. In this policy, we are letting you know about the ways we collect and use your information, so you can make an informed choice regarding whether you will use the Carmella Consulting Website.

Carmella Consulting has adopted the Canadian Standards Association privacy standard, Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information CAN/CSA-Q830-96. This is a voluntary code for ensuring the protection of consumer privacy, and also forms part of Bill C-6.

 

Our website is not advisory. You bear sole responsibility for the use and implementation of these services in your business. You agree to fever indemnify and hold harmless Carmella Consulting from and against any loss, cost or expense resulting from your activities related to the subject matter on the website.

 

By using and browsing www.carmellaconsulting.com, you consent to the terms of this policy.

This privacy policy was last changed on July 28th, 2018, to address Personal Information collection, retention, and access.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

 

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences and provide an enhanced user experience. If you allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties: anything that you knowingly provide via form submission, your page views within our website, as well as any information publicly available via social media or otherwise displayed on the internet.

 

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

 

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, written content, appearance, and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website whenever possible.

 

Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

 

Our website includes links to other websites, whose privacy practices may be different from ours. If you submit Personal Information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any Website you visit.

 

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Canada and the United States.

The Copyright Act of Canada, the US, and other countries protect the material on this site.

 

What information do we collect?

We collect non-identifiable personal information through the use of “cookies.” A cookie is a small data file that a Web site can transfer to your hard drive through your browser. The cookie is then stored on your computer as an anonymous tag. You can set your browser to notify you if cookies are received.

We have a public blog on our website. Any information you include in a comment on our blog may be read, collected, and used by anyone. If your Personal Information appears on our blogs and you want it removed, contact us at hello@carmellaconsulting.com. If we are unable to remove your information, we will tell you why.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use your name and email to send you periodic emails, including email newsletters and occasional business announcements and updates, but only if you have signed up for our blogs/newsletter!

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so we can optimize our website and create a better user experience for you.

Where do we operate?

Our servers and office are located in the Alberta, Canada, so your information may be transferred to, stored, or processed in Canada. While the data protection, privacy, and other laws of Canada might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, we take many steps to protect your privacy. By using our website, you understand and consent to the collection, storage, processing, and transfer of your information to our facilities in Canada and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this policy.

Do We Respond to Do Not Track Signals?

Do Not Track is a privacy setting you can change in your website browser, so your activities cannot be tracked from website to website. We do not respond to Do Not Track signals in browsers, because we do not track your activities across different websites.

How Do You Unsubscribe?

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving promotional emails (Carmella newsletters), you can opt-out by unsubscribing at the bottom of any email we send to you.

How Do We Protect Your Information?

We use various security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information, including hosting your data on a secure server and/or a third-party password-protected, secure service. Any third-party secure service we use will keep your information confidential, will not sell or share your information, and will not contact you directly. Billing and payment data are encrypted whenever transmitted or received online.

We share your information with specific third parties who assist us in taking care of you (such as the password-protected, secure service above), who agree to keep your information confidential. We will also release your information as required by law or if necessary to protect our legal rights, to comply with a judicial proceeding or court order, to prevent abuse of Carmella, or to prevent threats to others or illegal activities.

We have no control over how the various Social Media Platforms collect or use your identifying information that you supply to them directly. Please refer to the privacy policies of those companies for more information about how they use your information.

Carmella uses Square for all customer billing (see https://squareup.com/ca/legal/privacy)

Carmella uses MailChimp for email list management (see https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/)

Questions Regarding This Policy

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, please direct them to hello@carmellaconsulting.com