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PRIVACY POLICY


YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY, WHICH MAY CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME.

This Privacy Policy describes: (i) our collection of personal information; (ii) how that personal information may be used; and (iii) when and to whom that personal information may be disclosed.

Collection of Personal Information

We may collect your personal information, including but not limited to your:

• Name;
• Contact information;
• Date of Birth;
• Gender;
• IP address and location data;
• Website statistics and analytics data regarding your use of the site;
• Other types of raw data relating to how you interact with the Site including, for example, your browser information and session duration;
• Personal interests;
• Photos (where you elect to upload them); and

With respect to any personal information supplied to us, we keep personal information only for as long as it is required for the purposes for which it was collected and compliance with laws and regulations. Consequently, there is no single retention period applicable to all instances of personal information collected by us.

In some cases, third party payment processors such as PayPal may collect further personal information such as credit card numbers. Where applicable, you agree to their terms and conditions and privacy policy. You further agree not to hold us liable, or responsible in any way, for damages caused by their collection, use/misuse, theft or loss of your personal information.

The Use of Your Personal Information

The collection of your personal information is used to:

• Promote our website and service offerings to you;
• Support and improve the Website and Service we offer;
• Provide customer support;
• Communicate with you about your account;
• Bill and collect money owed to us;
• Enforce compliance with any terms & conditions, acceptable use policy and applicable law;
• Pursue available legal remedies to us;
• Advertise on the site to you;
• Send informational and promotional materials from us, our partners or third parties to you;
• Enhance our service offerings to you and offer you related products and services, whether by advertisements or otherwise.

Third parties, including third party advertisers like Google, may also collect information about your Website usage in order to direct onsite advertisements to you.

The Disclosure of Your Personal Information and Access to It

We may share your personal information with our employees who need to use that information in connection with one or more of the purposes for which that personal information was collected.

We may also operate the Website in conjunction with independent contractors. Accordingly, our independent contractors may have access to your personal information in providing you with access to the Website and in the course of undertaking maintenance to the Website. We may use a variety of service providers and web servers in locations both inside and outside of Canada, which may make your personal information the subject of foreign laws and foreign legal proceedings.

We may also access and/or disclose your personal information if required or permitted to do so by law (for example, in order to comply with a legal requirement including but not limited to one imposed by a warrant, subpoena, court order or like instrument served on us or in urgent circumstances to protect the life, health or security of any person).

We may also disclose your personal information to our successors (if our business or Website is acquired by another legal entity), or any assignee of our assets relating to the Website.

WHILE WE TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU AGREE THAT WE, OUR SUCCESSOR, ASSIGNS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICIERS, DIRECTORS AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OR THEFT OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED AS A RESULT THEREOF.

Retention of Your Personal Information

When any personal information is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected, we destroy the personal information in a manner that takes into account the sensitivity of that information.

Inquiries

If you believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Policy or would like to request an amendment to your personal information being held by us, please contact our Privacy Officer by e-mail sent to privacy@investripple.com.

Use of Cookies

Our Website uses cookies in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain any personally identifying information. However, the cookie may enable us to relate your use of our Website to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. By changing the settings in your web browser you can prevent cookies from being used, but doing so may interrupt the proper use of the Website.