LAST UPDATED: January 4, 2021
- Through our social media pages,
- Offline such as when you visit us at a tradeshow, or place an order or request for support over the phone.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Contact forms & Cookies
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How long we retain your data
If you fill out an online form, the information you provide and its metadata may be retained indefinitely.
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 filled out an online form, 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.
How we use personal data
By choosing to provide us with your personal information you indicate your willingness to share and have your information stored by us and to be considered, when appropriate, for our services. This information will only be used for the purpose for which we collected it unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason which is not incompatible with the original purpose. You may be contacted by us if we believe it is something that may be of interest or benefit to you, however you have the right to request the restriction of processing of your data. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose which is incompatible with the original purpose we will notify you and explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
We may also use personal information to respond to your inquiries and answer your questions, to provide you with requested information, and to undertake activities in connection with the conduct and management of our business.
How we protect your data
We have put in place measures to protect the security of your information. Details of these specific measures are available upon request.
We use our best efforts to ensure that data is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use. We use appropriate technical and organizational measures and safeguards to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, misuse, alteration or loss. Our internal policies and procedures are designed to help ensure we, minimize risk and safeguard the privacy and accuracy of all data we collect or process. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so, or if deemed necessary.
If you have further questions regarding the processing of your personal data, or are unhappy about how we’ve handled your data please contact our information technology team:
United Wire & Cable
c/o: Data Privacy
1 West Pearce Street
Richmond Hill ON
Canada WC2R 0LR