How We Gather Information
Our site’s registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name, email, and postal address) and demographic information (like their zip / postal code.) The customer’s contact information is also used to get in touch with the customer when necessary.
Additionally, users should be aware that when they voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information (e.g., user name, e-mail address) on non-secure areas of Geeks On The Way’s site, that information along with any substantive information disclosed in the user’s communication, can be collected and correlated and used by third parties and may result in the unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. Such activities are beyond the control of the Geeks On The Way.
We work closely with our affiliates, and in some cases we offer services or sell documents jointly with these affiliates. If you purchase documents or services that are provided jointly by Geeks On The Way and one of its affiliates, we share out customer information with that affiliate with respect to your purchase.
We also employ agents to fulfill other functions on our behalf, such as providing marketing assistance, analyzing data, preparing and maintaining site content, processing credit card payments and providing customer service. These agents have access to customer information as required in order to help them perform their functions on our behalf, but they are not allowed to use the information for any other purpose.
We receive and store certain information whenever you visit our website. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site, and to help identify you. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information, and for other purposes,
Information Gathered from Minors
We encourage children visiting our site to ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to us or to anyone else over the Internet. Any such information collected by Geeks On The Way from children will be used for participation and feedback purposes, together with any other purposes that will be described where the information is collected, and will not be transferred to any third party. Customers purchasing goods and services on Geeks On The Ways site(s) must be at least 18 years of age.
How We Use this Information
Geeks On The Way uses your email address to send you news about or updates to Geeks On The Way’s site(s), to forward special offers or ads from our affiliates and to respond to customer service issues or comments and questions received from you. Upon request, Geeks On The Way will allow any user to “opt out” of further promotional contacts at any time. If you do not wish to receive notification of special offers or news and / or updates to our site(s), please email Geeks On The Way at [email protected] ,or go to our website to unsubscribe.
Credit card or other financial information that is collected is used for billing and payment purposes for products and services you have ordered through Geeks On The Ways site(s), and is submitted to the appropriate financial institution in order to process your credit card transactions, and will not be provided to any other person or party. All other private information submitted by you is confidential. You can update or delete your private information at any time by email Geeks On The Way at [email protected]. However, it may be impossible to delete a user’s information without some residual information being left in out customer database due to backups and records of deletions.
Information submitted by our affiliates is used for the purposes of maintaining the business relationship between Geeks On The Way and it affiliates and will not be provided to any third party. Our affiliates are not provided with any access to private information you have provided to us, whether or not such information was provided in connection with the purchase of goods or services from an affiliate’s site.
Transfer of Customer Information
Customer information is a valuable business asset. If for any reason Geeks On The Way transfers or divests itself of its business assets, our customer information will be transferred as one of the business assets.
Release of Information When Required
Geeks On The Way will release customer information to the appropriate authorities if we are required to do so by law. Geeks On The Way will also release such information if we fell it is necessary in order to protect our rights or the rights of our customers, affiliates, partners, or any other party, and for purposes of protection from fraud and credit risk.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with the Web site, you can contact us at [email protected]. Any dispute arising between you and Geeks On The Way with respect to privacy is subject to the terms and conditions of use and this privacy statement, including limitations on damages, arbitration, and application of laws of the Province of Alberta.
The forgoing policies are effective as of October 1/2005. Geeks On The Way reserves the right to change this policy at anytime by notifying users of the existence of a new privacy statement. This statement and the policies outlines herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.