Privacy Policy

This policy describes how Phar STRATEGIC CONSULTING. ("Phar") collects, processes, uses and shares personal information and personal data about users of its website (the "Website").

This policy applies only to the Website and not to other Phar activities.

In this policy, the term personal data refers to information about an identifiable individual.

The contact information for the data controller under this policy is as follows

info@phar.ca

Basis of data processing

In order to enable you to use the Website and the services offered through the Website, we need to collect and process personal data about you. The processing is primarily based on the following principles:

  • We need to process certain personal data in order to be able to provide services to you and to enable you to use the Website.
  • We may process certain personal data because you have specifically consented to the processing. You can always withdraw your consent and we will then stop processing your personal data based on your consent.
  • We process certain personal data where it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests, those of our users or partners, where the processing does not infringe the fundamental rights of users.

The data we collect

Information that comes from you

We collect information that you provide to us (for example, by filling out a form) through the Website interface or otherwise. This information may include:

  • Your first and last name;
  • Your email address;
  • The products and services that interest you;

Automatically Collected Information

We collect certain information automatically during your use of the Website. This information is recorded each time you interact with the Website. The data collected includes certain information specific to your device and data about your interaction with the Website, including:

  • Your device's operating system;
  • The language of your device;
  • The IP address from which your device accesses the Website;
  • The country, state, city and zip code where your device is located;
  • The pages accessed, the number of connections to the Website, the date of the connections to the Website.

Data from Analytical Tools

When you access the Website, we collect certain data from analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Hubspot and Leedfeeder. This data may include, for example, gender, age, interests. This data is not associated with you personally and is provided to us in aggregate form.

Data from social networks

We collect information from social networking sites or applications (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, etc.) when you interact with profiles we maintain on these social networking sites or applications. These sites or applications are also governed by their own policies regarding your personal data which may be different from ours and may be applicable.

How is your data used?

We use personal data that is collected through the Website for the purposes that are described below. Some uses involve data that you specifically consent to, while other uses are necessary to provide services to you or are based on our legitimate interests.

Communication with you

We use the personal data you have provided to us (e.g., your name and email address) to communicate with you about your use of the Website, but only if you have provided us with such data and consent to receive communications from us. We comply with all applicable regulations regarding unsolicited e-mail. If you no longer wish to receive electronic communications from us, you may notify us at any time by writing to us at info@phar.ca

Personalization of our services and the Website

We use the data collected automatically when you log on to the Website to provide you with content that matches your interests.

Meeting our legitimate interests

We process personal data collected through the Website to meet our legitimate interests, including improving the services we offer and providing our users with content that matches what they are looking for.

We take the privacy of our users seriously, which is why the processing of personal data based on our legitimate interests or your implied consent never involves targeted surveillance or the disclosure to third parties of specific personal data about an identifiable individual.

How is your data stored?

We retain the personal data collected until you request that we destroy it, that our business no longer requires it to be retained, or no longer than 36 months after the date of your last connection to the Website. We do not, however, make any commitment to retain the personal data collected for any specific period of time.

The personal data collected is stored electronically on servers located in the United States, Canada and Europe. These servers are operated by our service providers, including Amazon, GoDaddy, Google, Hubspot, Bluehost, and Netlify, who have made a written commitment to us that they will treat your personal data as confidential.

Personal data collected about individuals outside of Canada is transferred to Canada. Canada is recognized as a suitable jurisdiction to transfer personal data from the European Union.

How your personal data is protected

Your personal data is hosted by our service providers, including Amazon, GoDaddy, Google, Hubspot, Bluehost, and Netlify, who are committed to using industry-standard security measures to maintain data integrity and confidentiality.

Our employees and vendors are made aware of the confidentiality of personal data that is collected through the Website and are made aware of appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access to personal data.

Who do we share your data with?

We only share your personal data as described in this policy and when we have your consent. Your personal data may be shared with the categories of persons described below for the purposes that are identified.

Employees

The personal data collected is only accessible to our officers and employees who need access to it for the purposes set out in this policy.

Service Providers

We share certain personal information with service providers that enable us to provide our services more efficiently. These service providers agree in writing to maintain the confidentiality of the data and not to use it for any purpose other than to provide services to us.

Legal Obligations

We may also disclose personal data collected to third parties if expressly permitted or required to do so by law, or if we are required to do so by a competent authority. We may disclose personal data in connection with legal proceedings if necessary to protect our rights or those of our users.

Transfer of Business

In the event that the sale or restructuring of all or part of our business is contemplated, we may transfer personal data collected to the individuals or organizations involved before and after the transaction, whether or not the transaction goes through. In such a case, these persons or organizations agree to keep the personal data collected confidential and to use it solely for the purpose of evaluating the feasibility or advisability of the transaction and in accordance with this policy.

What are your rights regarding your personal data

Access to your data?

To access the personal data we hold about you or to have certain personal data we hold about you amended if it is inaccurate, you may make a request in writing to us at info@phar.ca or to the address of the data controller set out at the beginning of this policy.

We will respond to your request promptly (within 30 days of receipt), providing you with access to your personal data on file with us. Where required by law, we will provide your data in a machine-readable format.

Withdrawal of consent

Your browser allows you to withdraw your consent to certain processing of your personal data, including by preventing the storage of browser cookies.

If you wish to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data beyond what is permitted by the Website or your browser, please notify us at info@phar.ca. It is not possible to prevent any processing of your personal data and continue to use the Website. The only way to stop the processing of your personal data is to stop using the Website.

Opposition

In certain circumstances, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data by us for legitimate interests. Your rights in this regard depend, among other things, on where you live. To object to the processing of your data, you can write to us at info@phar.ca.

Deletion

You may request the deletion of the personal data we hold about you. To make such a request, please write to us at info@phar.ca. We will act on your request as soon as possible (but no later than 30 days after receipt).

If you continue to use the Website, we will collect certain data about you.

Complaint

If you reside in the European Union, you have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal data with a privacy enforcement authority. This authority varies depending on your country of residence.

If you reside outside the European Union, this policy is governed by the laws and regulations applicable in Canada and the Canadian authorities have exclusive jurisdiction to receive any complaint or claim based on this policy or on the processing of your personal data by Phar.

Audits

We reserve the right to verify the identity of individuals seeking access to their personal data. Any information collected for this purpose will not be used for any other purpose.

Changes to the Policy

We may amend this policy from time to time to reflect changes in our personal data management practices. In the event that a change is made, the new policy will be available through the Website.

We will notify you of any material changes to our privacy policy by email within a reasonable time of the new policy becoming effective. Any such notice will be sent to the email address you have provided to us.

Additional Information

If you have any additional questions about our handling of your personal information, you may contact us at the address listed at the beginning of this policy.