PRIVacy policy

Updated September 10, 2020

THIS PRIVACY POLICY DESCRIBES HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED, USED, AND SHARED WHEN YOU VISIT, INTERACT WITH, OR MAKE A PURCHASE FROM TEWASI.ORG (THE “WEBSITE”).

PLEASE READ POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE.

 

TEWASI.org (the “Company”) may revise or update this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Website and any of our services means that you accept our revisions and changes. You agree that it is your responsibility to keep current on any changes we make to our Privacy Policy. Please visit this page regularly.

1. Personal Information We Collect

 

When you visit the Website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Website, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Website, and information about how you interact with the Website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device  Information”.

 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit  http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Website, and collect data including your IP address, browser type,  Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  • “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Website.

Additionally, when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase, sign up for a membership, contact our customer service team, post content, or subscribe to one of our email lists through the Website, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information  (including credit card numbers, PayPal info, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

 

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy,  we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

2. How Do We Use Your Personal Information?

 

We may use your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy. We may use the personal information we obtain about you to:

  • process and fulfill orders and purchases via this Website and keep you informed about the status of your order;
  • operate, administer, evaluate, develop, manage and improve our business and the online services (including operating, administering, analyzing and improving our products, and services; developing new products and services; managing and evaluating the effectiveness of our communications; performing accounting, auditing, billing reconciliation and collection activities and other internal functions);
  • establish and manage your online account;
  • identify and authenticate you so you may order our products/services and access and use the relevant online services;
  • provide customer and technical support and respond to inquiries;
  • upload user content that may include your personal information;
  • communicate with you by email, telephone, postal mail or through other methods regarding news updates, notices, special promotional offers, advertisements and marketing materials, our products and services, or other information which may be of interest to you;
  • communicate about, and administer participation in, special events, programs, promotions, offers, surveys, focus groups and market research;
  • perform data analytics (including market research, trend analysis, financial analysis, and anonymization and aggregation of personal information);
  • manage career opportunities, including for recruitment purposes, employee onboarding and other Human Resources purposes;
  • increase and maintain the safety and security of our products and the online services and prevent misuse;
  • protect against, identify and prevent fraud and other criminal activity, claims and other liabilities; and
  • comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements and relevant industry standards and policies.
  • We also may use the information we collect about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection and obtain your consent if required by applicable law.
  • If you wish to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us at any time, simply follow the instructions described in the “Opt-Out” section below in this Privacy Policy.

We may link or combine your personal information with other information (such as transaction history) that is available from our records and other sources. We may use this combined information for purposes such as marketing and advertising programs; to enforce the online services’ policies; to protect the online services, our customers and others; to comply with applicable law; and for other purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

3. Sharing Your Personal Information

 

We share your Personal  Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information,  as described above.  We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Website. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

 

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

4. Behavioral Advertising and Opt-Out

 

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at  http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

 

You can opt-out of targeted advertising by using the links below:

  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
  • Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
  • Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt-out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

5. Do Not Track

 

Please note that we do not alter our Website’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

6. Your Rights

 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Website), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including Canada and the United States.

7. Secure Purchasing

 

When you place orders on our Website, all of your order information, including your card number and delivery address, is transmitted through the Internet using 128-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology. Additionally, only employees who need your personal information to perform a specific job (e.g., customer service representative) are granted access to this information.

You may be able to create an account on our Website with a username and password. We recommend you exercise extreme care in protecting your password information and do not publicly share any of your passwords. You are responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of your account password, and you are responsible for any access to or use of the Website by you or another person or entity using your password, whether or not such access or use has been authorized by or on behalf of you.

 

ALTHOUGH WE WILL TAKE (AND REQUIRE OUR THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS TO TAKE) REASONABLE SECURITY PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM AND STORED ON THE SITE, BECAUSE OF THE OPEN NATURE OF THE INTERNET, WE CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON OUR SERVERS, TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM A USER, OR OTHERWISE IN OUR CARE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY SAFE FROM INTRUSION BY OTHERS, SUCH AS HACKERS. ACCORDINGLY, WE DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY THEFT OR LOSS OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DAMAGE TO, OR INTERCEPTION OF ANY DATA OR COMMUNICATIONS.

8. European Privacy Rights

 

Rights to update and access your information

You have the right to update your personal information at any time by logging into your online account or contacting us as described in the “contact us” section below. You have the right to request a report concerning what personal information we collected and whether we shared any of your personal information with a third party for what purpose thereof. To request such a report please contact us as described in the “contact us” section below.

 

Right to limit the use and disclosure of personal information

You have the right to limit the use and disclosure of your personal information. As previously disclosed, you may opt-out from receiving promotional emails from us regarding new features, services, and special offers when registering for an account by unchecking the box that asks whether you would like to receive email updates. You may unsubscribe from receiving promotional emails of certain types (or a company-wide unsubscribe) at any time by logging into your online account or contact us as described in the “contact us” section below.

 

Complaint

If you have any complaint about our privacy practice, please send your complaint directly to us as described in the “contact us” section below. We will endorse good faith effort to resolve your concerns to your satisfaction.

9. Data Retention

 

When you place an order through the Website, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

 

10. Changes

 

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons.

 

 

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by email at help@tewasi.org or by mail using the details provided below.

 

The Entrepreneur Wellness and Success Institute
6665 Tomken Road, 

Unit 203, Mississauga ON
L5T 2C5, Canada

 

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