Updated August 24, 2018
ControllerThe Orb Factory (ORB™)
225 Herring Cove Rd
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3P 1L3
During the course of carrying out our business and performing our services, this website collects personal data for the purposes of marketing our services, and meeting our legal obligations. You may refuse to provide us with some or all of your personal data; however, this may limit the ways in which we can interact with you, including providing you with our services through this website.
This website uses contact forms, which are used to communicate with us electronically. To handle your request it is necessary to provide us with a valid email address. Alternatively, you may contact us via the contact information cited above. If you use one of these channels, we will automatically store the personal data transmitted, as data controller, to handle our contact with you. In some cases it may be necessary to provide additional information in order to better assist you, such as name, address or telephone number. The form data will be served using a secured mail server application. The data you provide will only be used within the context of your request for communication with us. Your personal contact data will not be shared.
This website provides the option for you to sign-up for electronic newsletters by entering in your email address. If you subscribe for our periodic email newsletter, your email address as well as date, and time of subscription, will be collected and stored by Mailchimp as the data processer (through ORB™ as data controller). This allows us to prevent misuse of our services or of the e-mail address. This data is only used for the distribution of the newsletter. You can terminate the subscription at any time by following the unsubscribe link, included in each newsletter. The relevant personal data will be deleted promptly upon your unsubscribe instruction.
We collect personal data through our server access logs. When you access our website, your internet (IP) address is automatically collected and is placed in our secure server access logs. We also record the URLs of the websites and pages you visit, the times and dates of such visits, information about the computer hardware and software you use. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and version, referring/exit pages, operating system, and date/time stamp. The processing of this data is necessary for the provision and the security of our website.
Cookies (General Information)
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make to provide enhanced, personalized functionality. They do not track your browsing activity on other websites. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or to record where you’ve been on the Internet outside our site.
In order to keep our website services relevant, easy to use and up-to-date, we use web analytics services to help us understand how people use the site. Cookies allow web analytics services to recognise your browser or device and, for example, identify whether you have visited our website before, what you have previously viewed or clicked on, and how you found us. The information is anonymous and only used for statistical purposes, and it helps us to analyse patterns of user activity and to develop a better user experience.
Third Party Applications
Google Tag Manager (GTM)
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Deletion and Term of Storage
Changes to the Policy
Definitions and References
Any information that allows for the direct or indirect identification of a natural person.
Information collected automatically through this application (or third-party services in connection with in this application), which can include: the IP addresses of the computers utilized by the Users who use this application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server response (successful outcome, error, etc), details of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the application) and the details about the path followed within the application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited.
The individual using this application.
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.