HW may disclose Personal Information in connection with conducting audits, responding to legal and/or regulatory requirements, enforcing HW’ policies, or in responding to complaints or safety or security concerns. HW may also share your Personal Information with: (a) members of HW’ corporate family and any successors; (b) other companies or organizations that work with, or on behalf of HW to provide products and services; (c) law enforcement or other governmental officials, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity; and/or (d) other business entities, in connection with the sale, assignment, merger or other transfer of HW’ business to such business entity. HW will disclose Personal Information in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Each time a visitor comes to the Site, HW collects some information to improve the overall quality of the visitor’s online experience, including product/service monitoring, product/service improvement, and targeted advertising. Such information may include referral data (e.g., the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to the Site) and your web browser and operating platform type.
HW has established reasonable precautions to protect collected Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction, which include contractual, administrative, physical, and technical steps. Technical measures include use of firewall protection and in some instances may include encryption technology. Although HW takes reasonable precautions to assess the reliability of such technology, it relies on the statements of the vendors of those products and services as part of its security evaluation. Please note that although HW has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site for users, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from the Site cannot be guaranteed.
HW urges you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.
HW understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the interactive online world. The Site is not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children 13 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.
At certain locations on the Site where information about you is requested, the Site provides you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from HW. You may also review and request changes to your Personal Information that HW has collected, including the removal of your Personal Information from HW’s databases using any of the following options: (a) send your request via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org; (b) send your request by regular mail to: PO Box 961 Toronto, ON, M5C 2K3, Canada. Complete removal may not be immediate, however, and in some instances, archival copies may be impossible to delete.
If you are a California resident, you may request information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us in writing at Home Water, attn.: Privacy Officer, 80 Courtney Park West, Units 3 & 4, Mississauga, Ontario, L5W 0B3