Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Introduction
This Noise Solutions Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy“) applies to Noise Solutions Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “Noise Solutions“). Noise Solutions acknowledges and honors the privacy of any personal information collected, used, protected and disclosed by Noise Solutions in the course of conducting its business.

This Privacy Policy: (1) describes how Noise Solutions collects, uses, discloses and protects personal information; (2) provides information on how you can access, correct and update your personal information; and (3) explains how to contact Noise Solutions with privacy‐related questions or comments. This Privacy Policy applies to all individuals who do business with Noise Solutions, including all employees, potential employees, contractors, service providers and business partners.

Please note that Noise Solutions does not require your personal information for you to obtain access to this internet website (“Website“). However, if you do submit your personal information through this Website, it will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Consent
By submitting your personal information to Noise Solutions, either through this Website or using other means, you are deemed to consent to the collection, use, retention and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and any amendments made to it by Noise Solutions from time to time as posted on our Website.

“Opting out/Opting in”
If you do not consent to Noise Solution’s policies and practices as described in this Privacy Policy, you may refuse to provide your personal information to Noise Solutions. In addition, you may withdraw your consent to Noise Solution’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time by advising Noise Solutions in writing.

What is Personal Information?
Personal information refers to information about an identifiable individual (except business contact information used for business purposes), including information about prospective, present or former employees or other individuals who submit information to Noise Solutions via our Website or by using other means to provide Noise Solutions with personal information.

Noise Solutions may collect personal information about you from time to time which includes, but is not limited to: (1) contact information such as your name, address, title, telephone number, email address, occupation, company name and similar information; (2) financial information, including banking information; (3) information about your education and previous employers, including qualifications and reference checks; and (4) medical information (including emergency contact information).

Purposes for Collecting Personal Information
Noise Solutions collects personal information to meet a variety of business-related purposes, such as:

(1) communicating with employees, stakeholders, service providers and other interested parties, including providing information and responding to inquiries and requests about Noise Solutions and our business activities, including any questions you may submit using our Website;

(2) determining your eligibility for employment with Noise Solutions (or to provide services to Noise Solutions);

(3) administering and managing employment or service relationships with Noise Solutions, such as administering compensation and benefits;

(4) ensuring the safety and security of employees, external parties and assets;

(5) meeting contractual, regulatory or other legal commitments (including payment obligations) with external parties; and

(6) any other reasonable business purpose that Noise Solutions may require from time to time.

Disclosure to Third Parties, Data Transfer, Security and Retention
Noise Solutions may disclose personal information as authorized or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (1) protect the rights, health, safety, or property of Noise Solutions or others; (2) allow for lawful security related investigations or law enforcement investigations; and (3) comply with applicable laws, regulations, or other lawful requirements.

Except as stated in this Privacy Policy, Noise Solutions will not transfer, exchange, license, sell, lease, or otherwise disclose your personal information without your approval; however, Noise Solutions may collect and/or provide aggregate statistics about this Website and its users to third parties.

Noise Solutions may also retain the services of third party service providers to perform certain services or store personal information on Noise Solution’s behalf. These third party service providers may be located outside of Canada, including service providers in the United States and possibly other countries as well. These third party service providers are only provided with access to your personal information on a “need-to-know” basis as required to perform their services on behalf of Noise Solutions and otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Personal information may also be transferred between and/or collected, processed, or stored by affiliates of Noise Solutions Inc., including affiliates located in jurisdictions outside of Canada. Personal information collected or kept in their custody will be subject to the applicable laws of those jurisdictions, which may or may not be subject to privacy legislation similar to the Canadian and provincial legislation applicable to Noise Solutions Inc.

Due to the nature of the internet, your personal information submitted via our Website may be transferred and maintained in a location outside your particular state, province, country or other jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective.
By submitting your personal information to Noise Solutions, you expressly agree and acknowledge that your personal data may be transferred outside your country of residence and that it may be processed and stored in that location, which may include locations outside either Canada or the United States. You should also be aware that data protection laws vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and that while Noise Solutions is committed to taking reasonable steps to protect your privacy, certain jurisdictions are less protective of personal data than others and certain jurisdictions may have laws which override the privacy laws of Canada.

Use or Cookies
In viewing this Website, Noise Solutions may collect certain anonymous information from you such as: the domain name of the site providing you with Internet access; your Internet protocol address used to connect your computer to the internet; your browser type; your type of operating system; the time you spend surfing the Noise Solutions’ Website; the specific pages that you view at this Website; and other items that assist Noise Solutions in administering this Website.

When you view certain parts of this Website, information may be stored on the hard drive of your computer. This information may be in the form of a “cookie” or other technologies that will permit the adaptation of this Website to better reflect your particular interests, priorities, and preferences.

A “cookie” is a piece of data that an Internet website transfers, via your browser, back to your computer’s hard drive or other parts of your computer system to assist Noise Solutions with its general website recordkeeping activities.

Security of Personal Information
We have security policies and practices in place for the management, storage and processing of your personal data. Noise Solutions has also implemented reasonable security measures to help reasonably protect against the risk of loss, misuse and alteration of any information under Noise Solutions’ control.

Access to your Personal Information
If you have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information by Noise Solutions, or, if you simply want to know whether Noise Solutions has any of your personal information on file, or to correct any personal information, you may contact us via our Website as provided at the end of this Privacy Policy we will put you in touch with our compliance officer.

Except in limited circumstances, as specifically set out in applicable privacy legislation, Noise Solutions can tell you what personal information has been collected and stored, allow you access to your personal information, and account for the use that has been made or is being made of the information and the third parties to whom it has been disclosed.

Additional Information about this Website
Noise Solutions is not responsible for the practices of any third party website that may be linked to this Website. If you visit a third party website via a link from this Website, you will need to refer to the privacy policies of the third party website provider.
On our Website as well as in our newsletter communications, you may be given the option to subscribe to our newsletters and other communications regarding Noise Solutions products and services. If at any time you choose not to receive these communications, you can unsubscribe for them as directed on the applicable webpage or e-mail communication.

Please also visit our Legal Notice and Terms of Use section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our Website at http://www.noisesolutions.com.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Noise Solutions may modify this Privacy Policy at any time by updating and posting an amended Privacy Policy in place of the old one. The amended Privacy Policy will automatically be effective upon posting on our Website. Your continued use of this Website, following the posting of the amended Privacy Policy, shall mean that you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, as amended. If you do not agree with any of the terms in the amended document, then your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of this Website or withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in writing.

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to: [email protected].

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 26, 2013.