Bridgit Inc. Privacy Notice

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Bridgit Inc. (“Bridgit”) is committed to protecting the privacy and Personal Information of all users and visitors to its websites (“Users”), and individuals and businesses (“Customers”) using its products and services(“Services”). This Privacy Notice explains how Bridgit collects, uses and shares Personal Information of its Customers and Users, and outlines the rights and obligations of parties with respect to Personal Information disclosed in the use of the Services and websites (“Sites”).

This Privacy Notice is incorporated by reference, is part of and subject to the Terms of Use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In this Privacy Notice, “Personal Information” means any information that can identify or is capable of being associated with a particular identifiable individual.

Personal Information we may collect when you interact with us

Bridgit collects Personal Information when you access and interact with us through the Sites or through on-line or other communication channels, including for example, when you request a demo, chat online or ask for further information, download content from the sites or mobile app, register for an event, create an account, respond to emails or surveys, provide feedback, or submit a testimonial or other posting. We may collect the following Personal Information directly from you:

  • Contact Information, such as the name, title, contact information of individuals representing Customers. This may include the contents of the messages you send us;
  • Payment Information, such as credit card number and other billing information to process payment for services;
  • Employment Information about individuals seeking employment with us, such as name, contact information, employment history, academic credentials and any information contained in applications for employment, to assess your application, decide whether to offer you employment and contact you about your application; and
  • Other information we may collect and use with your prior consent.

You may refuse to provide us with your Personal Information. However, some Personal Information is necessary to process and fulfill orders for our services.

Personal Information we may collect automatically

Like many other websites, we use technologies to automatically collect technical data from visitors to our Sites. In particular, we may send a small text file to your computer called a “cookie” that identifies your browser to our server when you visit various pages of the Sites. Cookies are used to better serve you when you return to our Website, and in some cases, these allow our Website to function. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies, but as part of the privacy settings of your browser, you can usually choose to decline to accept certain cookies as well as prevent third-party websites from accessing our Cookies. Any cookie sent to your computer by us in connection with your use of the Website does not give us access to your computer or to any Personal Information. Please be aware that disabling your browser’s ability to collect cookies from us may limit your ability to use all of the features provided on the Sites.

We also use third-party analytics services to help us to better understand and improve the functionality of our Website on your computer or other device. Analytics may record data such as the frequency of use of our Website, which features are used and not used, aggregated usage and performance data. This data is generally unidentifiable and cannot connect to you.

Bridgit is not liable for or with respect to misuse of the Sites, products or Services by any Customer or User, nor third party risks beyond Bridgit’s control that may affect Personal Information.

Our Sites might include links to third-party websites. When clicking on those links, these third-parties may collect your Personal Information. If any part of the Sites links to other websites, this Privacy Policy does not apply, and you are solely responsible for understanding the privacy policies related to such other websites.  Please refer to the third-party’s privacy notice for information on the type of Personal Information it collects, and how it uses or discloses it and for information on its privacy practices. Any links to third party sites are for informational purposes only, and Bridgit does not endorse and is not responsible for any linked website.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Bridgit may collect, use and disclose Personal Information for purposes of:

  • improving the usability, performance and effectiveness of the Sites and Services;
  • establishing your identity and protecting you and Bridgit from error and fraud;
  • managing Customer accounts and billings;
  • troubleshooting and resolving problems;
  • understanding and measuring your needs and eligibility for products and services for improvement of marketing and Services;
  • sending marketing communications, informing Users and Customers about offers, products, services, events and updates;
  • monitoring Customer’s use of Services and enforcing the Terms of Use;
  • detecting, preventing or investigating security breaches or fraud
  • complying with legal and regulatory requirements; and
  • as otherwise may be described to you at the time of collection;

Bridgit may collect, process, store, analyze and use aggregate data for purposes of:

  • monitoring and analyzing use of Services generally, and for the improvement, enhancement and  technical administration of the Services;
  • increasing functionality and user-friendliness of the Sites to provide a more relevant and useful Site experience for Users,  and better tailoring the Services to needs of Customers; and
  • performing statistical analyses and generating useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and use behaviour and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of various sections of Sites and areas of Services

With your prior consent, Bridgit may publish and make available to the general public any testimonials, blogs, comments or feedback you submit.

DISCLOSURE AND SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Bridgit will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties without prior consent, except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case Bridgit may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities.

Bridgit may share Personal Information:

  • within Bridgit and its affiliates, third party service providers and business partners to provide and support Services. Service providers include those:
     
    • that help us operate our Sites;
    • that offer services such as payment processing and fraud prevention providers;
    • that assist us with data processing, document management or storage;
    • that assist us with marketing campaigns, data analytics and digital and other marketing; and
    • that help us with hosting events.
  • to competent government, law enforcement or other authorities (i) if required as a matter of applicable law or regulation, or as a result of legislative, judicial or administrative requirements or changes; or (ii) if Bridgit determines in good faith that disclosure is necessary to exercise or defend its legal rights or those of its Users or Customers;
  • to a potential buyer (and its agents and advisers) in connection with any proposed purchase, merger, restructuring, consolidation, change in control, liquidation, reorganization, transfer or acquisition of any part of Bridgit’s business, provided that the buyer agrees to use such Personal Information only for purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice.

    Where we share your Personal Information with third-parties, these parties are under legal and contractual obligations to comply with applicable privacy and data protection legislation, to protect your Personal Information, to only use the Personal Information for the purposes in which it was transferred.

PROTECTION AND RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

WhileBridgit cannot guarantee absolute security of all Personal Information, it has implemented various physical, technical and administrative security procedures to protect your Personal Information and prevent unauthorized access. Access to Personal Information is restricted to select authorized employees and representatives of Bridgit on a need-to-know basis, and who are trained to handle Personal Information, and third party suppliers who are contractually bound to protect Personal Information and use only for purposes related to the Sites or Services, according to applicable legislation.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information in our custody is accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which the information was collected. While we rely on you to provide us with accurate Personal Information, we will make every reasonable effort to keep your Personal Information accurate and up to date, for the purposes for which the information was collected.

Personal Information is retained during the period that the Customer’s account for the Services is active, and may be kept following termination of Services in accordance with Bridgit policies in order to comply with laws, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, assist with any investigations, troubleshoot problems, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.  Thereafter, at its discretion Bridgit may delete or anonymize Personal Information or isolate in secure storage.

LOCATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Personal Information we collect is stored and processed on servers located in the United States.  Information stored in a foreign jurisdiction may be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction and may be accessible to regulatory authorities in accordance with the laws of the foreign jurisdiction.

YOUR RIGHTS

You may at any time contact Bridgit for further information regarding its Privacy Notice and its practices regarding the handling of Personal Information.

At any time, you also have the opportunity to request information on the types of Personal Information we hold about you, what it is being used for, and with whom it has been shared. You may also request access to your Personal Information currently held by Bridgit. We will provide you with access to your Personal Information, subject to certain exceptions such as: any personal information about another individual that cannot be separated from yours , any information subject to solicitor-client privilege, commercially confidential information, information that may threaten life or security of an individual, or information collected for purposes related to an investigation of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law.

If you notice any inaccuracies or wish to update or complete any part of your Personal Information, you may request the correction or update of that information. When appropriate, the amended information will be transmitted to any third-parties having access to the Personal Information in question.

The way in which we will give you access to your Personal Information may vary, depending on the format in which we hold it and the amount of information. We may provide your information in physical or electronic format. In the case of an exceptionally large file, we may provide you a summary of the information.

At any time, you may withdraw your consent to the collection, use, of your Personal Information, subject to contractual or legal restrictions. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with a particular product or service. Bridgit does not sell Personal Information, and does not discriminate against anyone who chooses to opt-out of data collection. In addition, you may at any time opt-out of marketing communicationsreceived from Bridgit by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the marketing e-mails, or email info@gobridgit.com.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at the information below. We may require you to verify your identity and provide such other details before responding to such requests, as may be required by law. In the event that Bridgit is unable to provide certain Personal Information (for example where the information contains references to other’s Personal Information which is not easily severable, or which cannot be disclosed for legal, security or other commercial proprietary reasons), Bridgit will provide a justification.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Bridgit does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from children under the age of 18, nor allow them to use or request information through the Sites without the consent of their parent or guardian. If you believe we have collected information from your child in error or have questions or concerns about our practices relating to children, please notify us and we will promptly respond.

UPDATES TO PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Policy may be updated or modified at any time to reflect changes to Bridgit’s privacy and data management practices, products and Services, and/or feedback as may be required by law or determined by Bridgit, and any changes will be posted on the Site.

If we change the way we handle your Personal Information, we will update this Privacy Notice and notify you or seek your consent as and when appropriate.

CONTACT US

Bridgit welcomes any comments, requests and questions regarding this Privacy Policy and any of its practices regarding Personal Information.

Any questions or concerns regarding Bridgit’s use of Personal Information, to obtain access to or request changes to Personal Information, or to amend or withdraw your consent to the collection or use of Personal Information by Bridgit, may be addressed to the Bridgit Privacy Office at info@gobridgit.com.

Bridgit Inc. (“Bridgit”) is committed to protecting the privacy and Personal Information of all users and visitors to its websites (“Users”), and individuals and businesses (“Customers”) using its products and services(“Services”). This Privacy Notice explains how Bridgit collects, uses and shares Personal Information of its Customers and Users, and outlines the rights and obligations of parties with respect to Personal Information disclosed in the use of the Services and websites (“Sites”).

This Privacy Notice is incorporated by reference, is part of and subject to the Terms of Use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In this Privacy Notice, “Personal Information” means any information that can identify or is capable of being associated with a particular identifiable individual.

Personal Information we may collect when you interact with us

Bridgit collects Personal Information when you access and interact with us through the Sites or through on-line or other communication channels, including for example, when you request a demo, chat online or ask for further information, download content from the sites or mobile app, register for an event, create an account, respond to emails or surveys, provide feedback, or submit a testimonial or other posting. We may collect the following Personal Information directly from you:

  • Contact Information, such as the name, title, contact information of individuals representing Customers. This may include the contents of the messages you send us;
  • Payment Information, such as credit card number and other billing information to process payment for services;
  • Employment Information about individuals seeking employment with us, such as name, contact information, employment history, academic credentials and any information contained in applications for employment, to assess your application, decide whether to offer you employment and contact you about your application; and
  • Other information we may collect and use with your prior consent.

You may refuse to provide us with your Personal Information. However, some Personal Information is necessary to process and fulfill orders for our services.

Personal Information we may collect automatically

Like many other websites, we use technologies to automatically collect technical data from visitors to our Sites. In particular, we may send a small text file to your computer called a “cookie” that identifies your browser to our server when you visit various pages of the Sites. Cookies are used to better serve you when you return to our Website, and in some cases, these allow our Website to function. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies, but as part of the privacy settings of your browser, you can usually choose to decline to accept certain cookies as well as prevent third-party websites from accessing our Cookies. Any cookie sent to your computer by us in connection with your use of the Website does not give us access to your computer or to any Personal Information. Please be aware that disabling your browser’s ability to collect cookies from us may limit your ability to use all of the features provided on the Sites.

We also use third-party analytics services to help us to better understand and improve the functionality of our Website on your computer or other device. Analytics may record data such as the frequency of use of our Website, which features are used and not used, aggregated usage and performance data. This data is generally unidentifiable and cannot connect to you.

Bridgit is not liable for or with respect to misuse of the Sites, products or Services by any Customer or User, nor third party risks beyond Bridgit’s control that may affect Personal Information.

Our Sites might include links to third-party websites. When clicking on those links, these third-parties may collect your Personal Information. If any part of the Sites links to other websites, this Privacy Policy does not apply, and you are solely responsible for understanding the privacy policies related to such other websites.  Please refer to the third-party’s privacy notice for information on the type of Personal Information it collects, and how it uses or discloses it and for information on its privacy practices. Any links to third party sites are for informational purposes only, and Bridgit does not endorse and is not responsible for any linked website.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Bridgit may collect, use and disclose Personal Information for purposes of:

  • improving the usability, performance and effectiveness of the Sites and Services;
  • establishing your identity and protecting you and Bridgit from error and fraud;
  • managing Customer accounts and billings;
  • troubleshooting and resolving problems;
  • understanding and measuring your needs and eligibility for products and services for improvement of marketing and Services;
  • sending marketing communications, informing Users and Customers about offers, products, services, events and updates;
  • monitoring Customer’s use of Services and enforcing the Terms of Use;
  • detecting, preventing or investigating security breaches or fraud;
  • complying with legal and regulatory requirements; and
  • as otherwise may be described to you at the time of collection;

Bridgit may collect, process, store, analyze and use aggregate data for purposes of:

  • monitoring and analyzing use of Services generally, and for the improvement, enhancement and  technical administration of the Services;
  • increasing functionality and user-friendliness of the Sites to provide a more relevant and useful Site experience for Users,  and better tailoring the Services to needs of Customers; and
  • performing statistical analyses and generating useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and use behaviour and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of various sections of Sites and areas of Services

With your prior consent, Bridgit may publish and make available to the general public any testimonials, blogs, comments or feedback you submit.

DISCLOSURE AND SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Bridgit will not disclose your Personal Information to third parties without prior consent, except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case Bridgit may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities.

Bridgit may share Personal Information:

  • within Bridgit and its affiliates, third party service providers and business partners to provide and support Services. Service providers include those:
     
    • that help us operate our Sites;
    • that offer services such as payment processing and fraud prevention providers;
    • that assist us with data processing, document management or storage;
    • that assist us with marketing campaigns, data analytics and digital and other marketing; and
    • that help us with hosting events.
  • to competent government, law enforcement or other authorities (i) if required as a matter of applicable law or regulation, or as a result of legislative, judicial or administrative requirements or changes; or (ii) if Bridgit determines in good faith that disclosure is necessary to exercise or defend its legal rights or those of its Users or Customers;
  • to a potential buyer (and its agents and advisers) in connection with any proposed purchase, merger, restructuring, consolidation, change in control, liquidation, reorganization, transfer or acquisition of any part of Bridgit’s business, provided that the buyer agrees to use such Personal Information only for purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice.

    Where we share your Personal Information with third-parties, these parties are under legal and contractual obligations to comply with applicable privacy and data protection legislation, to protect your Personal Information, to only use the Personal Information for the purposes in which it was transferred.

PROTECTION AND RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

WhileBridgit cannot guarantee absolute security of all Personal Information, it has implemented various physical, technical and administrative security procedures to protect your Personal Information and prevent unauthorized access. Access to Personal Information is restricted to select authorized employees and representatives of Bridgit on a need-to-know basis, and who are trained to handle Personal Information, and third party suppliers who are contractually bound to protect Personal Information and use only for purposes related to the Sites or Services, according to applicable legislation.

We take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information in our custody is accurate and up-to-date for the purposes for which the information was collected. While we rely on you to provide us with accurate Personal Information, we will make every reasonable effort to keep your Personal Information accurate and up to date, for the purposes for which the information was collected.

Personal Information is retained during the period that the Customer’s account for the Services is active, and may be kept following termination of Services in accordance with Bridgit policies in order to comply with laws, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, assist with any investigations, troubleshoot problems, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.  Thereafter, at its discretion Bridgit may delete or anonymize Personal Information or isolate in secure storage.

LOCATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Personal Information we collect is stored and processed on servers located in the United States.  Information stored in a foreign jurisdiction may be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction and may be accessible to regulatory authorities in accordance with the laws of the foreign jurisdiction.

YOUR RIGHTS

You may at any time contact Bridgit for further information regarding its Privacy Notice and its practices regarding the handling of Personal Information.

At any time, you also have the opportunity to request information on the types of Personal Information we hold about you, what it is being used for, and with whom it has been shared. You may also request access to your Personal Information currently held by Bridgit. We will provide you with access to your Personal Information, subject to certain exceptions such as: any personal information about another individual that cannot be separated from yours , any information subject to solicitor-client privilege, commercially confidential information, information that may threaten life or security of an individual, or information collected for purposes related to an investigation of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law.

If you notice any inaccuracies or wish to update or complete any part of your Personal Information, you may request the correction or update of that information. When appropriate, the amended information will be transmitted to any third-parties having access to the Personal Information in question.

The way in which we will give you access to your Personal Information may vary, depending on the format in which we hold it and the amount of information. We may provide your information in physical or electronic format. In the case of an exceptionally large file, we may provide you a summary of the information.

At any time, you may withdraw your consent to the collection, use, of your Personal Information, subject to contractual or legal restrictions. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with a particular product or service. Bridgit does not sell Personal Information, and does not discriminate against anyone who chooses to opt-out of data collection. In addition, you may at any time opt-out of marketing communicationsreceived from Bridgit by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the marketing e-mails, or email info@gobridgit.com.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at the information below. We may require you to verify your identity and provide such other details before responding to such requests, as may be required by law. In the event that Bridgit is unable to provide certain Personal Information (for example where the information contains references to other’s Personal Information which is not easily severable, or which cannot be disclosed for legal, security or other commercial proprietary reasons), Bridgit will provide a justification.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Bridgit does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from children under the age of 18, nor allow them to use or request information through the Sites without the consent of their parent or guardian. If you believe we have collected information from your child in error or have questions or concerns about our practices relating to children, please notify us and we will promptly respond.

UPDATES TO PRIVACY NOTICE

This Privacy Policy may be updated or modified at any time to reflect changes to Bridgit’s privacy and data management practices, products and Services, and/or feedback as may be required by law or determined by Bridgit, and any changes will be posted on the Site.

If we change the way we handle your Personal Information, we will update this Privacy Notice and notify you or seek your consent as and when appropriate.

CONTACT US

Bridgit welcomes any comments, requests and questions regarding this Privacy Policy and any of its practices regarding Personal Information.

Any questions or concerns regarding Bridgit’s use of Personal Information, to obtain access to or request changes to Personal Information, or to amend or withdraw your consent to the collection or use of Personal Information by Bridgit, may be addressed to the Bridgit Privacy Office at info@gobridgit.com.