Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how ABEL Project Inc. ("We") uses and protects any information that you give us, directly or indirectly when you use  https://www.abelproject.ca and https://www.abelpsychometric.ca (collectively "Our Sites").

?We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from May 20, 2018.

For legal purposes, the data processor is ABEL Project Inc. and the data controller is the legal entity that directed the assessment in which you took part.

What we collect from you

We may collect the following information about you:

Information you give us when using Our Sites. This includes any information you directly provide us when filling forms on Our Sites or by corresponding with us by e-mail, phone, or through any other mean of communication. Such information can come from site registration, subscription to our services, complete an online assessment on Our Sites, purchases on Our Sites, participating in assessment research on Our Site, and when you report a problem on Our Sites, and can be in the form of a legal name, occupation, biographical information, home or work address, e-mail address, information related to your employer (i.e. address and phone number), as well as financial and credit card information.

Information you give us when completing an online assessment on Our Sites. Our clients may provide us with your personal information such as your name, e-mail address, and telephone number. You may also provide this type of information by editing your profile.

Information we collect about you. Whenever you visit one of Our Sites, the following information is automatically collected: Internet protocol address, login information, browser type and version, time zone settings, operating system, platform, device type, full Uniform Resource Locators, clickstream to, through, and from our site, page response time, website errors, length of visit, page interaction information, and any phone, e-mail address, or Skype identifying information used to contact us.

What we do with the information we gather

We use the information you give us when using Our Sites for the following:

1) To fulfill our obligations arising from any contract binding you and ABEL Project Inc. to provide you with the information, products, and services that you requested from us.

2) To provide you with information about other goods and services ABEL Project Inc. offers that are similar to the products and services you have already purchased or enquired about.

3) To provide you with information about goods or services we feel may interest you, based on previous discussions related to a sale or negotiations of a sale to you.

4) To notify you of any change to our services and policies.

5) To ensure that the content of Our Sites is presented in the most efficient manner for you and your computer.

Whenever you complete an assessment, we process your information in behalf of our clients. We may process the information you provide for research purposes. The research we conduct is analyses related to item performance characteristics (i.e. validity, reliability, fairness). The conducted research is always fully anonymized and no personally identifiable information is disclosed to any client or third party parties.

The information you provide us will be used to generate reports disclosing your results, which will be used by our clients for their own personnel selection and development decisions.

Any client who have requested from us an assessment of you may use the personal information that you provide to us as part of our service to them. By our Standard Terms and Conditions, all clients are required to treat any personal information collected from you as confidential.

When you complete an assessment on Our Sites, we may use the information to:

1) Identify and score any assessment you complete.

2) Analyze the answers you provide us through our assessments and make evaluations on your aptitudes and self-reported personality characteristics.

3) Generate results reports in the client account who has requested your assessment.

In addition to the information you directly give us, we collect additional information about you. We will use this information to: 1) administer and manage our site, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, and research; 2) improve our site ensuring that the information is correctly displayed to the majority of users; 3) ensure that our site remains safe and secure at all time; 4) measure the effectiveness of our advertising.

Disclosure of your information

You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:

1) Any member of our group, including subsidiaries.

2) Specific third parties such as: business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract binding us with them or you, analytics and research engine providers, and credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition before entering a contract with you.

3) Any legal entity ordering ABEL Project to comply with a legal obligation of disclosing or sharing your personal data.

4) Any companies or organizations, for the purpose of protecting the rights, property, or safety of ABEL Project Inc, our clients, or others.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

The collected data obtained from you will be transferred within, and stored at, only locations in Canada. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this method of transfer, storing, and processing.

Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology and will be processed via https://www.2checkout.com or https://www.Stripe.com. ABEL Project does not directly processed credit card information.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password to access various section of Our Sites, you are responsible for keeping this password safe and confidential. It is your responsibility to not share this password with anyone.

While the transmission of information via internet can never be fully secure, we do our best to protect your personal data. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we will follow strict security guidelines and procedures to try to prevent any unauthorized access.

We generally store information about you for as long as is necessary in order to fulfill the purpose explained in this Privacy Policy. ABEL Project Inc. will destroy, delete, or anonymize your information on a request from our client that requested your assessment, or after 24 months, at our discretion.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following way: 1) if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at info@abelproject.ca

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to info@abelproject.ca. Any access request will be subject to a fee of $20.00 CAD to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Contact

Questions, comments, and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to privacy@abelproject.ca

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