App Privacy Policy

Port of Sydney

SYDNEY WATERFRONT App Privacy Policy

Last updated: January 2016

THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES TO YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SYDNEY WATERFRONT ONLINE SERVICES, INCLUDING USE OF OUR MOBILE APPLICATION AND WEB SITE. BY DOWNLOADING OR USING ANY OF OUR ONLINE SERVICES, YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DISAGREE WITH ANY PART OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY OF OUR ONLINE SERVICES.

We do collect information about you and we may share that information with third parties in certain circumstances, so please read on for more details about how we use personal information we collect about you when you use our Online Services.

Our online privacy practices are governed by the Canadian law, which may differ from privacy laws in your state or home country. By submitting your personal information to us, through the use of our Online Services, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to any country and its use and disclosure in accordance with applicable Canadian laws and with this Privacy Policy.

We may change our Privacy Policy, so please check this page from time to time, as your continued use of our Online Services, after we publish our changes, indicates your acceptance of any changed terms.

1. What Kind Of Information We Collect

Whether accessing our Online Services from your home computer or while on the run from your smart phone or tablet, Port of Sydney Development Corporation (“The PORT”) may collect some information that relates to you as an individual (“Personal Information”), such as your:
• geolocation data (if using the mobile application, are physically located within 30KM of the map region, and you consent to providing it);

In addition, we may collect other types of data elements (“Other Information”) that do not reveal your identity or that do not relate directly to you or any other individual, such as:
• randomly assigned device code. Your unique device ID is never transmitted. Each time you install the app, a random code is assigned to your device to temporarily identify you for data collection;
• browser and device information, including operating system;
• demographic information (such as country and language) and other information provided by you that we may combine with other users of the SYDNEY WATERFRONT Services or use on its own;
• mobile application usage data such as events, news items, and locations viewed.

2. How We Use The Personal Information We Collect

We may use Personal Information or Other Information about you for purposes described in this Privacy Policy or as otherwise disclosed to you through our Online Services. For example, we may use Personal Information to:
• further our business purposes, such as to perform data analysis, audits, to enhance, improve or modify our Online Services, to identify usage trends, determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to operate and expand our business activities

3. How We May Disclose Personal Information We Collect

Your privacy is very important to us. We generally won’t disclose your Personal Information to anyone outside of The PORT or our trusted partners.

Service Providers
We may disclose your Personal Information to third-party service providers to provide us with services such as website hosting, professional services, including information technology services and related infrastructure, customer service, auditing and other similar services.

Trusted Partners
We may disclose personal Information to our Trusted Partners for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, including for marketing purposes.

Corporate Transactions or Events
We may disclose your information to a third party in connection with a corporate reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock, including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings.

Other Legal Reasons
In addition, we may use or disclose your Personal Information as we deem necessary or appropriate: (1) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (2) to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (3) to comply with subpoenas and other legal processes; (4) to pursue available remedies or limit damages we may sustain; (5) to protect our operations; (6) to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of The PORT, our Trusted Partners, you and others; and (7) to enforce our terms and conditions.

4. How We May Use And Disclose Other Information We Collect

Similarly, we generally use Other Information for any purpose not prohibited by law. In particular, we may collect, compile, store, publish, promote, report, sell, or otherwise disclose or use any and all Other Information, provided that such information does not personally identify you. The Other Information that we collect generally will not personally identify you or be correlated to you individually for external purposes.

Where we combine Other Information with Personal Information in a way that can identify you or be used to identify you personally, we will treat that information as Personal Information, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy.

5. How We Protect Your Personal Information

The PORT has implemented reasonable safeguards designed to prevent loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of Personal Information provided or collected through our Online Services.

With respect to Personal Information and Other Information data transmitted to and from the SYDNEY WATERFRONT mobile application, we use Secure Socket Layer Technology or SSL to encrypt or scramble that information during transmission.

6. Our Cookie Policy

Cookies are not used on our Online Services.

7. Social Networking And Third Party Sites

When you link to our Online Services through any social networking or third party sites, applications or services, please remember that you are bound by the privacy policy of the social network or third-party site, application or service, and we do not control and are not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. You should consult the privacy policy of such sites to determine the information practices of those sites.

8. International

This English-language Privacy Policy is The PORT’s official statement of its Online Services privacy practices. In case of any inconsistency between this English-language Privacy Policy and its translation into another language, this English-language document prevails.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our privacy practices, you can email us at nicole@portofsydney.ca. You also can telephone us at 1-902-562-0620, or you can write to us at:

Port of Sydney Development Corporation
60 Esplanade
Sydney, NS B1P 1A1

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