PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY PROTECTION POLICY
At SharonGraham.ca, your privacy matters to us.
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How we Protect your Confidentiality
In our business, it is essential to work very closely with clients of SharonGraham.ca. We sometimes collect company and personal information for the delivery of services. In some cases, our cooperative partnership also touches on business-critical areas where highly sensitive data is exchanged.
SharonGraham.ca’s fundamental principle is to treat this information with absolute discretion and the strictest confidentiality at all times. All the information that you submit to us is considered strictly private. We will not disclose any information to anyone outside our organization without your written authorization and permission, unless we believe we are required by law to do so.
If we need to contact you regarding questions about your information while we are working on a project for you, we will try to reach you by the method you request. In the event we must contact you by e-mail or phone, we will use our best efforts to contact you as discreetly as possible.
How Information is Collected
SharonGraham.ca sometimes collects company and personal information through a variety of means and from different sources. This includes:
- Information that you provide in conversations, in correspondence, in questionnaires, or through applications and other forms
- Information that our organization receives from third parties with your consent, such as financial information or references
- Information provided by you using our website, blog, or software, including e-mail and Internet applications
What Information is Collected
SharonGraham.ca collects and maintains different types of company, personal, and other information deemed necessary to effectively deliver high-quality results including:
- Identification information such as name, address, telephone, email address, and age
- Business, career, and educational history, such as financial reports, business plans, goals, strategies, and achievements
- Other information necessary to delivering appropriate services, which may be voluntarily disclosed by you
How Information is Used
Information is collected and used for the administration, planning, and management of services and products delivered through SharonGraham.ca. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Advising, counselling, coaching, and mentoring clients
- Training, counselling, and coaching within a client organization
- Developing customized plans and assignments, and monitoring actions
- Developing collateral material and resources for the use of clients
- Updating clients on the progress of services and assignments
- Research on statistics related to employer, employment, and workplace trends
With whom Information is Shared
Unless we have your permission or are required by law, SharonGraham.ca will only share the information you provide to internal entities and/or business partners who are acting on our behalf for the uses described above.
If organization has purchased the services provided to you by SharonGraham.ca, we are obliged to report your utilization of and cooperation with those services. However, we do not report other confidential information that you might share with SharonGraham.ca.
If you have purchased services with the intention of improving your online visibility, we will make every effort to help you be seen. We will only share your online information where you have already provided public disclosure on the internet. Once your new online strategy goes public online, it becomes available for anyone to see, so to help you, we may share links to your public sites to help you gain exposure.
There are other circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of information may be justified or permitted or where SharonGraham.ca is obliged to disclose information without consent. Such circumstances may include:
- Where required by law or by order of a court, administrative agency, or other governmental tribunal
- Where SharonGraham.ca believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group
- Where it is alleged that the person concerned is: guilty of a criminal offense; civilly liable in a legal action; or guilty of professional misconduct
- Where it is necessary to permit SharonGraham.ca to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that it may sustain
- Where the information is public (e.g. information others can access from other sources)
SharonGraham.ca gathers collective information about our clients. This data may be used anonymously and in the aggregate in order to improve our services and in connection with planning, marketing, and advertising our services. We may share this information with our partners, but only in the aggregate. We do not disclose personal or business information that you provide, except when we believe the law requires it or when you have authorized it.
How Long we Keep Your Information
SharonGraham.ca retains information about clients as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. Generally, SharonGraham.ca retains business and career information for the duration of the program with SharonGraham.ca and up to seven years thereafter to the extent required by law or prudent business practice. However, in certain circumstances, SharonGraham.ca will retain aspects of information for shorter periods.
How we Secure Your Information
SharonGraham.ca is committed to ensuring the security of your information. To prevent the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of your information, SharonGraham.ca has put in place various safeguards. As part of these precautions, SharonGraham.ca has established appropriate physical, technical, and managerial procedures to secure the information that we collect and retain. Authorized SharonGraham.ca senior executive management, company employees, and authorized agents have access to files that contain information.
SharonGraham.ca operates in a virtual environment, where clients and consultants email material such as resumes, letters, invoices, and responses to questionnaires. It is understood that the internet is not completely secure, and any information sent through that means is may be compromised or vulnerable to malicious attacks, which are out of the control of SharonGraham.ca, its employees, consultants, and contractors.
Other Privacy Practices
We hope that you will give SharonGraham.ca an opportunity to be a part of your success!
Who we are
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Where your data is sent
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