Privacy Statement

BRC Global Standards is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the BRC Global Standards website and governs data collection and usage. By using the BRC Global Standards website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

BRC Global Standards collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. BRC Global Standards also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourite’s.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by BRC Global Standards. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by BRC Global Standards for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the BRC Global Standards website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through BRC Global Standards public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: BRC Global Standards does not read any of your private online communications. BRC Global Standards encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from BRC Global Standards so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. BRC Global Standards is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the BRC Global Standards and BRC Global Standards family of websites.

Use of your Personal Information

BRC Global Standards collects and uses your personal information to operate the BRC Global Standards website and deliver the services you have requested. BRC Global Standards also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from BRC Global Standards and its affiliates. BRC Global Standards may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered. BRC Global Standards does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. BRC Global Standards may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, BRC Global Standards may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to BRC Global Standards, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. BRC Global Standards does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

BRC Global Standards keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within BRC Global Standards, in order to determine what BRC Global Standards services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within BRC Global Standards to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

BRC Global Standards websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on BRC Global Standards or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of BRC Global Standards; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of BRC Global Standards, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information

BRC Global Standards secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BRC Global Standards secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

BRC Global Standards will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. BRC Global Standards encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how BRC Global Standards is protecting your information.

Contact Information

BRC Global Standards welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BRC Global Standards has not adhered to this Statement, please contact BRC Global Standards at enquiries@brcglobalstandards.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.