Kirke Management Consulting Inc,. (also referred to as “Kirke”, “us”, “we” or the “Company”) is concerned about privacy issues and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, process, disclose, retain and safeguard your personal data. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with data that we collect through the website operated and controlled by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (also referred as the “Site”). Kirke values your privacy and knows how important is to protect your personal data.

PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION

We only collect personal data that you provide to us during direct communication with any of our representatives or by using this website.

Personal data you provide

Through our Contact page, you will be asked to provide your name, email address and optionally the company you work for and your phone number.

If you reach out to us by email, we will save your name, email address and phone number, if provided within the email body, in our contact list. We use Outlook for the purpose of storing prospect and customer contact data.

How we process and disclose your personal data

We use the data that you provided us with to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests.

We do not disclose your information to any party outside of the Company.

Third Party sites and services

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any site or web property (including, without limitation, any application) that is available through this Site or to which this Site contains a link.  The availability of, or inclusion of a link to, any such site or property on the Site does not imply endorsement of it by us.

Security

We use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect personal data under our control, such as ensuring that our 3rd party application vendors comply with strict privacy and data protection regulations such as GDPR.  Kirke will take appropriate steps to ensure that personal data about you is protected from loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.

Retention period

We retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or allowed by law or to otherwise fulfill a legal obligation. If  you are a current customer we will retain your personal data for the duration of our business relationship plus six (6) months after the relationship ends. If you are a prospect, we will retain your personal data for a period of one (1) year to check with you from time to time to provide you with information relevant to your business and respond to any future consulting needs you may have.

USE OF SITE BY MINORS

This Site is not directed to individuals under the age of 13, and we request that these individuals not provide personal data through the Site. If a child under 13 has provided us with personal data, we ask that a parent or guardian of the child contact us to request that this data be deleted from our records. We will immediately delete the child’s information from our existing files once we are aware of such situation.

CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER

The personal data that you provide to us will be stored in Microsoft’s servers in Canada under our Office365 environment. If you are a resident of the EU or EEA, Canada is considered an adequate country for cross-border transfers under the GDPR.

YOUR RIGHTS AND REQUESTS UNDER THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Subject to any exceptions provided by law, you have the right to request access to, update or deletion of your Personal Data. You also have the right to request restriction of or object to the processing of your Personal Data. On each particular case we will inform you of the consequences of your request and if there are any exemptions to honouring your requests based on legal or contractual requirements.

Please refer to the “Contacting Us” section to submit any request or exercise any right you have about your personal data.

COOKIES

Kirke uses cookies to collect information that helps us enhance the convenience and use of the website. Kirke sets only a few cookies in order to assist with functions such as  tracking user preferences, audience size, and traffic patterns.

Functional Cookies

Some cookies are necessary to enable you to move around our website and use its features. Cookies enhance the convenience and use of the website.  These cookies do not track your activity on any other website. Please note that a cookie is only saved for 24 hours on a user’s system.

Tracking Cookies

Kirke uses  Google Analytics to better understand the nature of the traffic on our website, including how long your site visit was, the pages you visited, and whether or not you have visited our site previously. The Google Analytics cookies do not provide any personal data to Kirke. We use the information from Google Analytics for user experience improvements and tailoring content to improve the overall usability of our website. You can learn more about how Google Analytics handles your privacy at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

To learn how Google Analytics allows you to opt out of being tracked across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

CONTACTING US

You may contact us by:

  1. Writing to us at the following address:

Kirke Management Consulting Inc.

PO Box 224

Lions Bay, BC V0N 2E0

  1. Calling us at 604-787-3230 and asking to speak to the Privacy Officer.
  2. The privacy officer email address is abrown@kirke-consulting.com

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time.  Please take a look at the “Last Updated” legend at the bottom of this page to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised.  Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Site.  Your use of the Site following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

Last updated: May 25 2018

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