Who we are
Our website address is: https://westcorcontracting.ca.
We collect only the personal information necessary for the purpose of providing services to our customers or conducting our business. Such personal information will only be collected when consent by the client is provided, which may include express consent or implied consent.
The collection, use or disclosure of personal information, and the purpose for collecting such information shall be identified before or when the information is collected, except as authorized by law. For example, we may not request consent when the collection, use or disclosure is reasonable for an investigation or legal proceeding, to collect a debt owed to our organization, in an emergency that threatens life, health, or safety, or when the personal information is publically available.
Your consent may be implied in cases where you volunteer information for an obvious purpose or where information collected is not of a sensitive nature in the context of its collection. Where express consent is needed, we may ask customers to provide that consent electronically (by clicking a button), by signature on an application form, or orally. You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice.
Personal information that we collect and how we use it
Westcor Contracting collects and processes personal information from or about our customers when necessary to conduct busines activities, or to respond to requests for information about our company. Both the amount and type of information collection shall be limited to that which is necessary to fulfill the purpose identified. Westcor contracting may collect information to contact or identify you (e.g. your name, address, email address or telephone number):
- When you contact Westcor Contracting for the purpose of establishing a business relationship or receive a quote or services
- When you contact Westcor Contracting for request information
- When you apply for a job at Westcor Contracting, such as information to determine eligibility for employment
- When you report any concern related to services provided by Westcor Contracting
Use of Third Parties
Because we work with third-party vendors in various aspects of our business (including operating this website, website security, information collection and storage, etc.), Westcor Contracting may use these third-party vendors to store and process information on its behalf. In these cases, your personal information may be made available to these third parties. In all cases where third parties may be able to access your information, we will continue to protect it through contractual agreements.
Securing Personal Information
Westcor Contracting is committed to safeguarding your personal information and operates on a “need to know” bases regarding employee access to personal information. We maintain physical, procedural and technical security with respect to information storage to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of your personal information.
We may store your information in electronic databases or email boxes hosted by us or our third-party vendors for periods of time and with safeguards that we believe are reasonable depending on the nature and sensitivity of the information. Please note that some personal information may be stored on servers outside Canada.
We will only hold your personal information as long as reasonably required for the purpose for which we collected it, as well as applicable laws and regulations. Personal information that is no longer required by Westcor Contracting shall be destroyed, erased, or made anonymous. Care is used in the disposal or destruction or personal information to prevent unauthorized parties from gaining access to such information.
If you have any questions or conerns regarding our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, or to request access to or to correct your personal information held by Westcor Contracting, contact a Westcor Contracting representative at:
E: [email protected]
General Use of Our Website
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.