Any personal information we collect is handled in accordance with the British Columbia Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). Under PIPA, personal information includes recorded information about an identifiable individual, such as name, address, phone number and email address. Business contact information is not considered “personal” information.
In accordance with PIPA, we collect information only by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way. The HPSC does not sell, share, divulge or otherwise disseminate personal information.
The HPSC needs to collect, use, retain, and disclose personal information to provide services to you. We will request from you only the personal information necessary to provide our services, and will tell you how we intend to use this information.
HPSC is collecting personal information, including name, email address, phone number, questions and comments, for the purposes of:
- Providing news and information updates on the HPSC by email to those who sign up to our e-newsletter.
- Providing resource information and industry updates on the HPSC by email to those individuals or businesses who sign up for membership.
- Responding to questions or comments about the HPSC to those who request contact.
The HPSC may collect technical data during a visit to this site, such as your IP address, domain name, browser type, operating system, date and time of visit and web pages accessed. The HPSC collects and stores this information in aggregate and uses it only to generate website traffic statistics, assess website performance and make improvements to our site.
Occasionally, at our discretion, the HPSC may include links to other websites on homeperformance.ca. Please be aware that the privacy policies of the other websites may differ from HPSC’s. The HPSC is in no way responsible for content that appears on those sites, or your privacy once you have clicked through to other sites.
The HPSC may ask for your email address in order to contact you in this way to receive HPSC information updates and e-newsletters. HPSC makes available the option to delete or change your email address at any time or unsubscribe to particular types of email.