LAST UPDATED: January 4, 2021

United Wire & Cable takes data privacy seriously. This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) explains how we collect, share, and use personal information, and how you can exercise your privacy rights. This Privacy Policy applies to the information collected, used and disclosed by us in connection with information that we collect:

  • Through our websites, microsites, mobile sites operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy,
  • Through our social media pages,
  • Through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy,
  • 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

If you fill out a form on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

3rd Party Cookies & Embedded content from other websites

Content on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We use cookies from third-party partners such as Google for marketing purposes. These cookies allow us to display promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet. We may also share information about your behaviour on the site with third parties (including operators of third-party websites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. We also use cookies for analytics purposes on our website.

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.

Contact information

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
Suite 303
Richmond Hill ON
Canada WC2R 0LR

Changes to the Privacy Policy

United Wire & Cable reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason, as permitted by applicable law. If there are material changes to the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here. You should therefore return here regularly to view our most up to date policy. If we make a material change to this Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy on this web page, and obtain your consent if required by applicable law.