Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 12, 2019

By using this website, you agree to the following Privacy Policy. Please read it carefully before using this website.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

This website is owned and operated by Hilside Digital Design Co., a Canadian company. Our principal place of business is located at Kodiak Court, Abbotsford, BC V3G 2C1.

Hilside Digital Design Co. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates www.hilside.ca (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

By using our Service, you agree to our Terms of Service and consent to our collection, use and disclosure practices, and other activities as described in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”).

ANALYTICS

We may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze data about site visitors.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our Site, and how we can enhance their experience. This service also provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (Eg. how long they stayed on the Site, the average number of pages viewed, etc.) and how many visitors we have had. Further information is available Google Analytics.

What do we do with your data?

The tracking information allows us to better understand the kind of people who visit our site and what content they’re reading. This allows us to make better decisions about design, content, writing topics, etc. It allows us to better understand what quality content is for the users.

Occasionally, we will compile aggregate statistics about the number of visitors this site receives and browsers being used. No personally identifying data is included in this type of reporting.

Google Analytics uses cookies and pixels in order to collect demographic and interest-level information and usage information from users that visit the Service, including but not limited to information about the pages where users enter and exit the Service and what pages users view on the Service, time spent, browser, operating system, and IP address. Cookies and pixels allow Google to recognize a user when a user visits the Service and when the user visits other websites. Google uses the information it collects from the Service and other websites to share with us and other website operators information about users including, but not limited to, age range, gender, geographic regions, general interests, and details about devices used to visit websites and purchase items. We take reasonable measures to prevent linking of information we receive from Google with any of your personally identifiable information. For more information regarding Google’s use of cookies and collection and use of information see the Google Privacy Policy. To opt out of Google Analytics, please visit the Google Analytics Opt-Out Page to learn about opting out and installing the appropriate browser add-on.

All of our activity falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.

MEDIA

If you upload images to the website, we suggest you avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

CONTACT FORMS

Our contact form will send us the contact data you input via email to get a better understanding of what services you are looking for. In addition, our contact form will send us the contact email, number, and name you input in the form. We do not keep your information to spam you with emails or calls. We use the data on the form to reply to any inquiries submitted.

COOKIES

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. 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 Site.

SECURITY

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, 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.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

CHANGES AND UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the date noted at the top of this page and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.