COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
When you contact us through the Website or otherwise, or purchase any items through the Website, we will ask you to provide certain personal information to us. This may include, but not be limited to: your name; your contact information (including your address, email and telephone numbers); your payment information, or; any information that we reasonably require in order to provide you with products, the details of which will be confirmed at the time of your request for services (collectively, the “Information”).
By providing us with Information, you agree that we may use the Information in accordance with this Policy and applicable privacy laws (the “Consent”). We generally collect the Information directly from you. We may collect Information via forms on our Website, via telephone or email correspondence, or in-person. If you do not provide us with the required Information, we might not be able to provide you with the products that you are requesting. When you visit our Website, we may also collect additional information about your visit, such as the Internet Protocol Address and domain name used; the type of browser and operating system that you are using; the date and time of the visit; and the web pages accessed. As long as such data is aggregated or anonymized (i.e. not identifying you as an individual), we may share, provide, license, disclose and otherwise freely use such aggregated or anonymized data. Blended Buds understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy online. The Website covered by this Policy is not intentionally designed for or directed at persons under 19 years of age. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 19.
USE OF INFORMATION
Once we have collected the Information, it may be used:
• to provide you with our information or products;
• to process payment for products;
• to tell you about our services or promotions from time to time;
• as part of aggregated data for statistical analysis; or
• for any other use which is currently permitted under applicable privacy laws.
If you would no longer like to be contacted by us regarding our products or promotions, please contact usvia email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use your Information for the purposes outlined above because : (a) of our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of our products to you; (b) of our legitimate interests in the effective and lawful operation of our business so long as such interests are not outweighed by your interests; (c) of the legal and regulatory obligations that we are subject to, such as keeping records for tax purposes or providing information to a public body or law enforcement agency; or (d) the information is required in order to provide our products to you.
We may transfer, sell or assign your Information to third parties as a result of a sale of all or substantially all of our assets relating to this portion of our business or in connection with a merger, consolidation, change in control, reorganization or liquidation. We also reserve the right to disclose any Information concerning you if required by law or to protect or defend our rights or the rights or well-being of our users, to assist an investigation of an offence under the laws of Canada even without a subpoena, warrant or court order, or to our legal counsel. If required to conduct our service to you, we may share Information with external parties such as safety auditors, whether in Canada or elsewhere. We may provide your Information to certain third parties service providers such as email service providers, web hosting companies, and product distribution companies so that they can provide their contracted services. Except as noted above, we disclose Information only to our employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that need to know the Information to process it on our behalf or to provide products, and that have agreed, in writing, to observe the intent of this Policy and our data security policies and practices.
LENGTH OF RETENTION
We will hold your Information on our systems for the longest of the following periods: (i) any retention period that is required by law or professional standards; or (ii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise in respect of the products. Further, any copies of Information stored in our electronic backups will be destroyed in accordance with that backup’s ordinary lifecycle.
As with many websites, we use “cookies” and/or other tracking technology (collectively, “Cookies”) on our Website or in our communications with you. Cookies may involve a small file stored locally on the computer that you used to access the Website and may be used by us to store and collect information relating to your viewing and use of the Website and our correspondences with you.
• to enhance the functionality of the Website;
• to make your transactions, usage and other activities more convenient and efficient;
• to remember user preferences or minimize the need for you to re-enter information; and
• to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Website and identify our users.
Our Website uses both first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies issued from the Website that are generally used to identify language and location preferences or render basic Website functionality. Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties, such as our business partners or service providers such as software vendors, advertisers and fulfillment companies. You can choose whether to accept the Cookies by changing the settings of your browser, however for optimal use of the Website Cookies are recommended. By using our Website without deleting or rejecting some or all cookies, you agree that we can place those cookies that you have not deleted or rejected on your device.
We will always take reasonable measures to protect the Information. We will continually review and update our security policies and controls as technology changes to ensure ongoing Information security. Should any event occur where Information has been lost, stolen, or potentially compromised, our policy is to alert our clients via email, telephone, or mail. We will also report such incident to any required data protection authority. We will work closely with any clients affected to determine the actions needed to rectify the data breach and how to avoid any similar event in the future.
We may collect, use or disclose Information without your Consent:
• when it is permitted or required by law;
• when the Information is available from a public source;
• when we require legal advice;
• for the purposes of collecting a debt; or
• to protect ourselves from fraud.
You may withdraw your Consent at any time. If you choose to withdraw your Consent, we may not be
able to provide you with our services. Should you want to access your Information that we have
collected, request errors be updated or if you otherwise have any other questions or concerns about our
A request to correct or delete Information must be made in writing and provide sufficient detail to identify
the Information and the correction or deletion being sought. If you make a written request to review
Information, we will provide such Information to the extent required by law.
This Policy may change from time to time. This Policy was last updated on October 19, 2023.