Tundra Privacy and Web Site Usage Policy

Welcome to Tundratechnical.ca. This Web site is owned and operated by Tundra Temporary Services Inc., operating under the names Tundra Technical Services, Tundra Engineering Solutions and Tundra Staffing Solutions (collectively referred to throughout this document and Web site as “Tundra”). Tundra may collect information from customers, candidates and others using our Web site (collectively referred to as “Users”). We are firmly committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality, accuracy and security of Users’ personal information. Personal information includes any factual or subjective information, recorded or not, about an identifiable individual. This includes information in any form. Personal information does not include aggregated information that cannot be associated with a specific individual or the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.

Principle 1 – Accountability
Tundra is accountable for the protection of all personal information within the organization’s possession or control, including any personal information that has been transferred to a third party for any purposes. We will not sell, trade or rent any of our Users’ personal information to any third parties.

Principle 2 – Identifying purposes
The purpose(s) for collecting any information from our Users will be identified before the information is collected.In general, Tundra collects personal information only for the following purposes:

  • To provide requested information.
  • To establish and maintain responsible commercial relations with customers and candidates and to provide ongoing service.
  • To understand customer needs and preferences. For example, to maintain a record of the Tundra services you have purchased in the past.
  • To meet legal and regulatory requirements. For example, Tundra may collect personal information from you to satisfy government regulations, i.e.: tax.
  • To evaluate candidates and applicants who have submitted personal information to Tundra for employment and/or contract consideration purposes.

Additional purposes for collecting personal information may be identified to an individual before or at the time of collection.If you would like to be added to or removed from our e-mail list, you can:

  • E-mail us at hours@tundratechnical.ca
  • Call us at 416-915-7878 or
  • Write us at: Tundra Technical Solutions, 705-1 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto, ON M4P 3A1

Principle 3 – Consent
Tundra requests permission to use information collected for a number of business development purposes. Personal information such as name, address and email address is collected on a voluntary basis.Tundra will obtain consent before or when it collects, uses or discloses personal information about an individual. An individual can provide consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information about them expressly or implicitly. For example, completion of the optional online contact form implies consent for the purposes of providing information on our products and services.Tundra will collect, use or disclose personal information without an individual’s consent only in limited circumstances as permitted by the Canadian Privacy Guidelines (http://www.privcom.gc.ca/information/guide). With the exception of certain legal and contractual restrictions, if reasonable notice is given, an individual can refuse or withdraw their consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information about them at any time.

Principle 4 – Limiting Collection
Any personal information we collect from Users will be limited to only those details necessary for the identified purpose. We will not collect more information than we need to fulfill the purpose identified to Users.

Principle 5 – Limiting Use Disclosure and Retention
Users’ personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with consent or as required by law. We will keep a User’s personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose identified to the User.

Principle 6 – Accuracy
We will keep our Users’ personal information as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

Principle 7 – Safeguards
Users’ personal information shall be protected with security measures that are appropriate for the sensitivity level of the information.Our employees are required to comply with our Information Security Policy. In addition, all employees are required to abide by the privacy standards we have established. Unauthorized access to and/or disclosure of User personal information by an employee of Tundra is strictly prohibited.

Principle 8 – Openness
We will provide and make readily available to Users, information on ourpolicies, procedures and practices relating to how Users’ personal information is managed.

Principle 9 – User Access
Upon request, a User will be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of his or her personal information and will be given access to that information. A User may verify the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.

Principle 10 – Compliance
A User may forward any questions or enquiries about compliance with these privacy principles to our Privacy Officer. (see Privacy Questions & Concerns)

GENERAL WEB SITE POLICIES

Automatic Data Collection
Tundra collects information about the a) type of browser used, b) date and time of each visit, and c) internet protocol address of the locations to which each visitor linked for each visit made to our Web Site. This information is for statistical reporting purposes only. Tundra makes no attempt to link these Internet protocol addresses with the identity of individuals visiting the Web Site.

Cookies
Cookies are small data files stored on your computer to allow information flow. We do not use cookies to store your personal information.

When you access the Tundra Web site, a “cookie” may be automatically installed on your hard-drive. A cookie is a small text file that contains a unique identification number, which can be used to identify your browser, but not you. Cookies form an essential part of the Internet today by allowing servers to recognize Users’ browsers when the Users return to previously visited Web sites. Since cookies are only text files, they cannot “run” on your computer and have no ability to search your computer for information or to transmit information to anyone. Although cookies may help enrich your Internet experience, you are free to prevent the installation of cookies on your hard-drive, including the Tundra cookie, by simply disabling the feature in your browser’s options.

External Links
This web site, or other Tundra materials, may contain links to other sites. Tundra is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other Web sites. The terms and conditions of the Tundra privacy policy do not apply to any such linked Web sites. Tundra does not endorse any linked Web sites, or the information, materials, products or services that are contained in or accessible through such linked Web sites. Tundra disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information, materials, products and services that are contained in or accessible through linked Web sites, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

Changes, Updates, Opt-Out Policy
Tundra strives to keep your personal information as accurate and up-to-date as necessary. We provide you with the opportunity to update personal information you have provided, or, opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time. To remove your information from our database or marketing lists, so as not to receive any future communications or offers of services you can:

  • E-mail us at hours@tundratechnical.ca
  • Call us at 416-915-7878 or
  • Write us at: Tundra Technical Solutions, 705-1 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto, ON M4P 3A1

Privacy Questions & Concerns
If you have any questions or concerns about our personal information handling practices, please contact our Privacy Officer by:

  • E-mail us at hours@tundratechnical.ca
  • Call us at 416-915-7878 or
  • Write us at: Tundra Technical Solutions, 705-1 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto, ON M4P 3A1

Policy Updates
Tundra reserves the right to change or modify this privacy policy and our information handling practices. A modification date will be posted.