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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto (Club) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the www.thebandr.com website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

To improve customer service 
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
• To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
• To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
• To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
• To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
• To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Our Site is in compliance with PCI vulnerability standards in order to create as secure of an environment as possible for Users.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Third-Party Social Media

The use of social media serves as an extension of its presence on the Web. Social media account(s) are public and are not hosted on The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto servers. Users who choose to interact with the Club via social media should read the terms of service and privacy policies of these third-party service providers and those of any applications used to access them.

Privacy for our Members & Associates

The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto is committed to protecting the privacy of its Members and Associates. The personal information collected through applications, surveys, and other forms of questionnaires shall be used strictly for internal use and for Club purposes only, and shall not be divulged to non-members of the Club, nor be made available to a third party for any purposes whatsoever. The Club does not sell, lease, rent, or barter its Membership list.

The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto is responsible and accountable for the personal information under its control. A Privacy Officer has been appointed to ensure that the Club observes relevant laws in this regard, and to oversee and answer questions regarding the Club’s practices under the Act.

Privacy for our Employees

The Club is committed to protecting the personal information of its Employees, and has long-standing security measures to preserve the confidentiality of its Employees' personal information.

What is Personal Information?
"Personal information" means any information about an identifiable individual, whether it was collected before or after this Policy was first published. Personal information includes but is not limited to the individual's name, address, age, gender, identification numbers, income, employment, payment records, personal references, health records and job performance (including productivity, date, place and time work performed, relationships with co-workers, reputation with co-workers, opinions expressed by co-workers, promotion prospects, disciplinary measures and the like). Personal information may also include marital status, immigration status, court/tribunal/inquiry proceedings, qualification and skills, student records, career history, insurance policies, as well as professional memberships.

With respect to any specific individual, the Club may or may not have personal information within these enumerated categories.

Purposes for Collection of Employee Personal Information:
Employee personal information collected by the Club will be used for the following purposes:
• Payroll/Benefit Plans
• The communication of Club business and events
• Administration of Employee files for the purposes of the employment relationship
• The creation of an Employee database
• Emergency contacts and Human resources personal information

The Club's Human Resources department engages in many activities which require the collection of personal information from Employees which may entail, but is not limited to, payroll administration, general personnel record keeping, recruitment, selection and vacancy monitoring, Staff appraisal, Staff development and training, salary and benefit administration and job evaluation, time and attendance (absence control), leave of absence and vacation requests, staffing and deployment, performance monitoring, data capture and job recording, health and safety administration, Employee information systems, succession and contingency planning and pension administration.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto
25 St.Clair Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario
M4V 1K6
T: 416-921-2159 Ext. 291
E: communications@thebandr.com
W: www.thebandr.com

This document was last updated on June 09, 2014