Canadian West Coast Voyages by Boutique Ship
Sharing the beauty and history of Canada's West Coast
What personal information does RWCA collect?
The types of personal information we collect will depend on the type of product or service purchased by you. Generally, we keep a record of one or more of the following types of information: Information that identifies you, such as your name, address, email address, occupation, telephone, date of birth, language preference and other information provided by you. We may actively seek to collect personal information (for example, health information) only if it is necessary for our business purposes. Generally, we only collect your personal information directly from you, unless it is not reasonable or practical for us to do so. Sometimes, we act as an agent for others when collecting personal information about you, such as government entities only in the context for getting pre-approval on payment for products (if applicable). We advise you when we do this.
How may RWCA use your personal information?
We use your personal information for our various departments to identify and contact you for travel information, promotional offers, etc. fulfill additional purposes that are identified when the personal information is collected, including purposes identified in application forms, web pages, or other documents provided to you.
How may RWCA disclose your personal information?
Sometimes, the law requires us to give out information about you, such as, a court if we were ordered to do so under a subpoena. Depending on the product or service that we provide to you, we may also disclose your personal information to: government agencies for registration or validation purposes.
Consent requirements vary depending upon circumstances and upon the type of personal information that is to be collected, used or disclosed. In determining whether your consent is required and, if so, which form of consent is appropriate, we will take into account both the sensitivity of the personal information at issue and the purposes for which we will use the information. Consent may be expressed, implied (including through use of “opt-out” consent where appropriate) or deemed by law. For example, if you request information about a product and provide us with your contact information, your consent to use the contact information to send you product information is implied. If you wish to revoke your consent to collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information, please contact our Chief Privacy Officer, whose contact information is provided below.
How does RWCA protect the security of your personal information?
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. For example, your personal information is stored in secured office premises or an off-site data centre and in electronic databases requiring logins and passwords for access. Information access is restricted to employees whose job purpose reasonably requires access, and we require all employees to maintain the confidentiality of personal information. We use secure methods to destroy or de-identify any personal information, provided the information is no longer needed by us for any purpose and provided the destruction is permitted by law.
Opting out of promotional communications
If you no longer wish to receive promotional information from Remote West Coast Adventures, please click on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-mail message you have received. You may also contact our office administrator at the RWCA head office directly at 604-398-5568 to opt out of future promotional communications.
Correction of your personal information
We strive to ensure that all your personal information collected, used or disclosed is accurate, complete and up to date as is appropriate in the circumstances. You must promptly notify us in writing if there are any changes to your personal information. If you believe that your personal information, held by RWCA, is incorrect or out of date, please contact our Chief Privacy Officer, whose contact information is provided below.
Questions or Complaints
Remote West Coast Adventures
Chief Privacy Officer
13465 King George Blvd
Surrey, BC, V3T 2T8
Telephone: (778) 398-5568
Facsimile: (604) 604-3339
Email: info (@) remotewestcoastadventures.com
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