What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?
In the course of our business operations, we may ask you to provide us with certain Personal Information that can be used to contact or identify you and/or your clients and customers (hereinafter referred to collectively as "Personal Information"). These Personal Information may include, but is not limited to, information which may be used for identification purposes (e.g., full name, office address, email address, telephone number and photo), other personal circumstances, contact information.
Tarkie collects and uses your personal information only as necessary for the purposes for which it was obtained. We use your personal information for the following purposes:
We may also use your Personal Information for secondary purposes like systematic study and analysis that are closely related to the primary purpose like maintain business relationship with you, in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure. You may withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Information at any time by contacting us in writing.
When we collect Personal Information, we will, to the extent possible, explain to you why we are collecting the information and how we plan to use it.
We may use your Personal Information for business communication, such as contacting you with reports, newsletters, information campaigns, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be related to the products and services we provide.
How we collect Personal Information
This Personal Information may be obtained in many ways including through interviews, from application forms, correspondence, by telephone and facsimile, by email, by file transfer applications, via our website (www.tarkie.com), via our mobile and web applications and from third parties.
However, most of the personal information we have are those that you have given us yourself. Generally, you provide us personal information when you:
When We Disclose Your Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be disclosed in a number of circumstances including the following:
In these cases, we ensure that your personal information is disclosed on a confidential basis, and always subject to the applicable rules and regulations of the Data Privacy Act.
In some instances, we may disclose your Personal Information to affiliates, related entities, and partners, including third parties, as part of our regular business operations and for the provision of our services. However, we will never share, rent or sell your personal information to third parties outside of our affiliates, related entities, and partners, except in special circumstances where you may have given your specific consent for, and as noted in this policy.
How We Secure Your Personal Information
When your Personal Information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, we will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify or anonymize your Personal Information. However, most of the Personal Information is or will be stored in files which will be kept by us for a maximum of ten (10) years.
Third Party Sites
GPS, Cookies, and other Tracking Devices
How to Access Your Personal Information
You may access the Personal Information we hold about you and to update and/or correct it, subject to certain exceptions. If you wish to access your Personal Information, please contact us in writing.
We will not charge any fee for your access request, but may charge an administrative fee for providing a copy of your Personal Information.
In order to protect your Personal Information we may require identification from you before releasing the requested information.
What You Can Do
You are afforded certain rights in relation to your personal data under the Data Privacy Act. We would like to ensure that we have your consent to continue to collect, use, and disclose your personal information for the purposes that we have identified. You have the right to be informed of these specific rights, to object to the processing of your Personal Information, to access, update and correct, your Personal Information and to withdraw your consent and/or edit your consent preferences at any time.
You will always be provided notice if these changes are significant and, if we are required by law, we will ensure to obtain your updated consent.
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