Last updated: January 2021
Choom Holdings Inc. ("us", "we", or "our") owns and operates the Choom.ca website (referred to as "website"). We are a company registered in Canada.
Official company address:
208 – 1525 8th Avenue West
Vancouver, BC, Canada
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website and the choices you have associated with that data.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our website.
Types of Data Collected:
1) Personal Data
While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
First name and last name
Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
We collect personal information only when you provide that information directly to us, through form submission or purchases.
2) Cookies and Usage Data
We may also collect information on how the website is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (like name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we'll use this information to contact you.
Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
Examples of Cookies we use:
Session Cookies — we use Session Cookies to operate our website.
Preference Cookies — we use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
Security Cookies — we use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
Choom.ca uses the collected data for various purposes:
Choom.ca automatically collects meta data when you visit and use our site. We may collect cookie data (including scripts, pixels, tags) as well as IP data. We do so in order to:
- To provide and maintain the website;
- To notify you about changes to our website;
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so;
- To provide customer care and support;
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website;
- To monitor the usage of the website;
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Canada and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Canada and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Choom.ca may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation;
- To protect and defend the rights or property of Choom Holdings Inc.;
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website;
- To protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public;
- To protect against legal liability.
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time by either clicking an unsubscribe button at the bottom of every email that we’ve sent to you, or by contacting us through our contact form.
You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
See what data we have about you;
Change/correct any data we have about you;
Have us delete any data we have about you;
Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website ("website Providers"), to provide the website on our behalf, to perform website-related websites or to assist us in analyzing how our website is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party website Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our website.
Google Analytics is a web analytics website offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google websites. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or websites.
Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18, or 19 in respected provinces.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.