YOGABUTTONS KIDS YOGA LTD. dba YOGABUTTON'S STUDIO POLICY ON THE COLLECTION, USE, AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ("PRIVACY POLICY")

The collection, use, disclosure and retention of your Personal Information are regulated by law in British Columbia. Yogabuttons Studio recognizes the importance of confidentiality and the protection of your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we use and protect Personal Information we hold, whether it relates to our clients, potential clients, staff, job candidates, consultants, or third party service providers.

"Personal Information" is information about an identifiable individual or information that permits an individual to be identified. It does not include business contact information, such as name, title, business address and business telephone number when used for business communications.

Yogabuttons Studio collects and uses your Personal Information primarily to provide you with programs, services, products and information you may require, and to collect payment for the provision of services and products. Yogabuttons Studio also collects and uses your Personal Information to enable it to manage and develop its operations and to meet legal and regulatory requirements. Yogabuttons Studio will limit the amount and type of personal information collected to that which is reasonable and necessary to fulfill its stated purposes.

Yogabuttons Studio may share your personal information with selected third parties who are acting on our behalf as our agents, suppliers or service providers. Using contractual or other arrangements, Yogabuttons Studio shall ensure that agents, contractors and third party service providers, who may receive Personal Information in the course of providing services to Yogabuttons Studio as part of our delivery of products and services, protect that Personal Information in a manner consistent with the principles articulated in this Privacy Policy and applicable laws.

ACCOUNTABILITY

At Yogabuttons Studio, we value our relationship with our clients and respect their privacy. Accordingly, Yogabuttons Studio is accountable and responsible for the safeguarding of personal information in our custody or under our control. Yogabuttons Studio has implemented procedures for the handling of personal information, and has developed a complaint process for clients with personal information concerns.

CONSENT

Yogabuttons Studio will obtain your consent to collect, use or disclose personal information (except where authorized or required by law to do so without consent). Consent can be express, implied, or given through an authorized representative such as parent or guardian, lawyer or agent. You have the right to refuse or withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. You may have your name removed from our telephone, mail or email lists. However, withdrawal of consent may limit our ability to communicate with and serve you.

DISCLOSURE

Please note that there are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified or permitted or where Yogabuttons Studio is obliged to disclose information without consent. Such circumstances may include:

  • Where it is disclosed to a person who, in the reasonable judgment of Yogabuttons Studio, is an agent of you (such as a parent enquiring on behalf of a child)'
  • Where required by law or by order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental tribunal;
  • Where Yogabuttons Studio believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group, including of Yogabuttons Studio;
  • Where it is necessary to establish or collect monies owing to Yogabuttons Studio;
  • Where it is necessary to permit Yogabuttons Studio to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that Yogabuttons Studio may sustain; or
  • Where the information is public.
  • Where obliged or permitted to disclose information without consent, Yogabuttons Studio will not disclose more information than is required.

ACCURACY

Yogabuttons Studio will make every reasonable effort to ensure that your Personal Information as used or disclosed by Yogabuttons Studio is accurate and complete.

RETENTION

Yogabuttons Studio keeps Personal Information only as long as it is required for the reasons it was collected. The length of time we retain information varies, depending on the product or service and the nature of the information. This period may extend beyond the end of a person's relationship with us but it will be only for so long as it is necessary for us to have sufficient information to respond to any issues that may arise at a later date. When your Personal Information is no longer required for our purposes, we have procedures to destroy, delete, erase or convert it into an anonymous form.

Yogabuttons Studio transmits and stores files electronically, on a wide variety of platforms which may include third-party, cloud-based services that store information within the United States. You specifically consent to Yogabuttons Studio's use of these services and acknowledge and agree that such information transmitted to such third party providers located in the United States may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement or national security authorities of the United States.

SECURITY

Yogabuttons Studio will protect your Personal Information in its custody or control by making security arrangements to prevent unauthorized access, collection or use. Yogabuttons has taken steps to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of Personal Information.
In terms of communicating Personal Information to Yogabuttons, you may wish to note that there is no method of transmitting or storing data that is completely secure. While the physical characteristics of each are different, mail, telephone calls, faxes and transmissions over the Internet are all susceptible to possible loss, misrouting, interception and misuse of the information being communicated or transmitted.

OPENESS

You have the right to access your Personal Information through the Yogabuttons Studio Privacy Officer. Unless prevented by law, Yogabuttons Studio will provide you with information regarding your Personal Information and give you the opportunity to correct any errors of fact.

If you do not want to be included on the Yogabuttons Studio mailing list, please advise the Yogabuttons Studio Privacy Officer by post or email at [email protected]

If you have any complaints, questions or concerns about our handling of your Personal Information please call us at 778-688-9642. Otherwise, we will assume that we have your consent to continue to collect, use and disclose your Personal Information for the purposes identified above.