This policy is effective as of February 16, 2022 & was last updated on April 17, 2022.
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.
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.
We may ask for personal information which may include one or more of the following:
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
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.
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
Your Rights and Controlling Your Personal Information
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 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
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.
By email: email@example.com