This policy is effective as of February 16, 2022 & was last updated on April 17, 2022.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is Harm Reduction Circle's policy to respect your privacy & comply with any applicable law & regulation regarding any personal information we may collect about you, including across our website, https://harmreductioncircle.org/, & other sites we own & operate.

Information We Collect

Information we collect includes both information you knowingly & actively provide us when using or participating in any of our services & promotions, & any information automatically sent by your devices in the course of accessing our products & services.

Log Data

When you visit our website, our servers may automatically log the standard data provided by your web browser. It may include your device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type & version, the pages you visit, the time & date of your visit, the time spent on each page, other details about your visit, & technical details that occur in conjunction with any errors you may encounter.

Please be aware that while this information may not be personally identifying by itself, it may be possible to combine it with other data to personally identify individual persons.

Personal Information

We may ask for personal information which may include one or more of the following:

  • Name

  • Email

  • Phone/mobile number

  • Home/mailing address

Legitimate Reasons for Processing Your Personal Information

We only collect & use your personal information when we have a legitimate reason for doing so. In which instance, we only collect personal information that is reasonably necessary to provide our services to you.

Collection and Use of Information

We may collect personal information from you when you do any of the following on our website:

  • Sign up to receive updates from us via email or social media channels

  • Use a mobile device or web browser to access our content

  • Contact us via email, social media, or on any similar technologies

  • When you mention us on social media

We may collect, hold, use, & disclose information for the following purposes, & personal information will not be further processed in a manner that is incompatible with these purposes:

  • to enable you to customize or personalize your experience of our website

  • to contact and communicate with you

  • for analytics, market research, & business development, including to operate & improve our website, associated applications, & associated social media platforms

  • to consider your employment application

  • to enable you to access & use our website, associated applications, & associated social media platforms

  • for internal record keeping & administrative purposes

Please be aware that we may combine information we collect about you with general information or research data we receive from other trusted sources.

Security of Your Personal Information

When we collect & process personal information, & while we retain this information, we will protect it within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss & theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.

Although we will do our best to protect the personal information you provide to us, we advise that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, & no one can guarantee absolute data security. We will comply with laws applicable to us in respect of any data breach.

 

You are responsible for selecting any password & its overall security strength, ensuring the security of your own information within the bounds of our services.

How Long We Keep Your Personal Information

We keep your personal information only for as long as we need to. This time period may depend on what we are using your information for, in accordance with this privacy policy. If your personal information is no longer required, we will delete it or make it anonymous by removing all details that identify you.

However, if necessary, we may retain your personal information for our compliance with a legal, accounting, or reporting obligation or for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific, or historical research purposes or statistical purposes.

Children’s Privacy

We do not aim any of our products or services directly at children under the age of 18, & we do not knowingly collect personal information about children under 18.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We may disclose personal information to:

  • a parent, subsidiary, or affiliate of our company

  • third party service providers for the purpose of enabling them to provide their services, for example, IT service providers, data storage, hosting & server providers, advertisers, or analytics platforms

  • our employees, contractors, &/or related entities

  • our existing or potential agents or business partners

  • sponsors or promoters of any competition, sweepstakes, or promotion we run

  • courts, tribunals, regulatory authorities, & law enforcement officers, as required by law, in connection with any actual or prospective legal proceedings, or in order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights

  • third parties, including agents or sub-contractors, who assist us in providing information, products, services, or direct marketing to you third parties to collect & process data

International Transfers of Personal Information

The personal information we collect is stored and/or processed where we or our partners, affiliates, & third-party providers maintain facilities. Please be aware that the locations to which we store, process, or transfer your personal information may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. If we transfer your personal information to third parties in other countries: (i) we will perform those transfers in accordance with the requirements of applicable law; & (ii) we will protect the transferred personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Your Rights and Controlling Your Personal Information

You always retain the right to withhold personal information from us, with the understanding that your experience of our website may be affected. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights over your personal information. If you do provide us with personal information you understand that we will collect, hold, use & disclose it in accordance with this privacy policy. You retain the right to request details of any personal information we hold about you.

If we receive personal information about you from a third party, we will protect it as set out in this privacy policy. If you are a third party providing personal information about somebody else, you represent & warrant that you have such person’s consent to provide the personal information to us.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time. We will provide you with the ability to unsubscribe from our email-database or opt out of communications. Please be aware we may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity.

If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant, or misleading, please contact us using the details provided in this privacy policy. We will take reasonable steps to correct any information found to be inaccurate, incomplete, misleading, or out of date.

If you believe that we have breached a relevant data protection law and wish to make a complaint, please contact us using the details below and provide us with full details of the alleged breach. We will promptly investigate your complaint & respond to you, in writing, setting out the outcome of our investigation & the steps we will take to deal with your complaint. You also have the right to contact a regulatory body or data protection authority in relation to your complaint.

Limits of Our Policy

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and policies of those sites, & cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy practices.

Changes to This Policy

At our discretion, we may change our privacy policy to reflect updates to our business processes, current acceptable practices, or legislative or regulatory changes. If we decide to change this privacy policy, we will post the changes here at the same link by which you are accessing this privacy policy.

If required by law, we will get your permission or give you the opportunity to opt in to or opt out of, as applicable, any new uses of your personal information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us:

By email: info@harmreductioncircle.org

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