MY TEA BLENDING ROOM – PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy (this "Privacy Policy") sets out the privacy policies and practices for Blending Room Ventures Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "BRVI") with respect to how BRVI collects personal information from visitors to its website. It also describes how BRVI maintains, uses, and discloses personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected from you by BRVI via this website and other websites operated or provided by BRVI (collectively, the "Site"), and other places where or means by which we may collect personal information. This Privacy Policy also sets out how you can access certain information that BRVI may collect about you. In this Privacy Policy, "personal information" means information or opinion about an individual whose identity is apparent or can be reasonably ascertained from the information or opinion as further defined under applicable privacy laws.

Please note that the Site may contain links to other third party websites that are not controlled or operated by BRVI. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such third party websites, and BRVI is not responsible for the content of such third party websites or the privacy practices of such third parties. Therefore BRVI encourages you to request and review the privacy policies of any third parties before disclosing your personal information to such parties or when visiting such third party websites.

Consent to Collection, Use and Disclosure

BY SUBMITTING PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BRVI OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS AND AGENTS, YOU AGREE THAT BRVI MAY COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND YOU CONSENT TO THE USE, DISCLOSURE AND TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND AS PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY LAW. Subject to legal and contractual requirements, you may refuse or withdraw your consent to certain of the purposes identified herein at any time by contacting BRVI at the address provided below. If you refuse or withdraw your consent, you acknowledge that BRVI may not be able to provide you or continue to provide you with certain services or information which may be of value to you.

Collection of Your Information

BRVI may collect personal information in connection with your use or purchase of BRVI's products and services, including through your use of the Site, which may include information provided in connection with the following activities:

  • Registering or filling in forms on the Site. This includes information you may provide when you request additional information about BRVI's products and services or sign up to receive BRVI's e-mail newsletters or coupons.
  • Completing a profile or uploading information to the Site.
  • Purchasing any product or service from BRVI, whether directly or through the Site.
  • Providing design or product feedback or making other submissions to BRVI.
  • Requesting information or assistance from BRVI. BRVI may also keep a copy of any communications or correspondence you may send to it, including any e-mail communications.
  • Participating or responding to consumer survey or requests for consumer's opinions, concerns, and preferences regarding BRVI's products and services.
  • Participating in consumer contests, sweepstakes and other promotions.
  • Using other features of the Site that may be offered from time to time, and may require such information in order to utilize the feature (including but not limited to creating User Content as defined in the Terms of Use).

The personal information that BRVI may collect may include your name, username, password, email address, age, date of birth, gender, address, telephone number, credit card numbers (with expiration dates), personal preferences, and any other personal information that you choose to include in your account or in other communications to BRVI. You represent and warrant that you have the right and authority or have obtained all necessary consents to provide any information, including any personal information of another individual, which you provide to BRVI.

BRVI may also collect information that may not be personal information, which may include, but is not limited to, the frequency of user visits to the Site, the routes by which users access the Site, and use of any hyperlinks available on the Site. BRVI or its service providers and agents may process and use this aggregate data for various purposes including, but not limited to, analysis of this data for trends and statistics, development of the Site and the Site's features and offerings, assessing patterns of use, or planning and evaluating marketing initiatives. This information is gathered by certain tools and methods such as the collection of your IP address or the use of cookies and is maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form unless otherwise noted.

Cookies

Like many websites, BRVI utilizes "cookies" to maintain a record of your visit to the Site and your use of the services contained on the Site. A cookie is a small text file that is transferred by a web server and stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device. It can only be read by the server that sent it to you. This information does not identify you personally and you remain anonymous unless you have otherwise provided BRVI with personal information.

Cookies help BRVI to improve the Site, and to deliver more personalized service by enabling BRVI to estimate audience size and usage patterns; to store information about your preferences; to speed up your searches and to recognize you when you return to the Site.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you would prefer to prevent your computer from accepting BRVI's cookies, you may follow your Internet browser's steps for doing so. Please note, however, that if you do disable cookies from your browser, you may not be able to access certain sections of the Site.

Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses

An IP address is a computer's numeric address, by which it can be located within a network. BRVI may record your IP address when you visit or use services or features on the Site. BRVI may use your IP address for the purposes noted above, and also to help diagnose problems with BRVI's server, or to administer the Site. BRVI may also use your IP address to identify you when BRVI feels it is necessary to enforce compliance with this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, or to protect its Site, services, systems, information, employees, service providers, business partners, users, customers and others.

Protection of Your Information

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy and facilitate the appropriate use of information, BRVI uses physical, technological and administrative procedures to protect the personal information that BRVI collects from loss, unauthorized access, modification, disclosure or other misuse.

Nevertheless, Internet or wireless transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any messages or information you send to the Site or through the services contained on the Site may be read or intercepted by others. If you have any questions about the security of personal information collected by BRVI, please contact us: here

You should also be aware that certain aspects of the Site are not confidential and are available for public viewing. For example, other users of the Site will be able to view your profile and tea blends that are publically available. Any submissions that you may post to any publicly available blogs or other publicly available features of the Site are not confidential and may be viewed by other users of the Site. By making personal information publicly available where the Site allows you to do so, you consent to such publication by BRVI or its service providers and agents. Please refer to the Terms of Use for additional provisions relating to user generated content that may apply to you.

Use of Your Personal information

Upon BRVI's collection of your personal information, BRVI may use such personal information internally, separately or in combination with pre-existing information, for the following purposes:

  • To develop, enhance, market, sell or otherwise provide information, products or services
  • To establish and conduct commercial relationships, including to process purchases or other transactions and to conduct or administer other transactions that you may engage in with BRVI including on or through the Site;
  • To conduct or administer contests, sweepstakes or other promotions in which you have participated;
  • To contact you and to respond to any communications that you may have had with us;
  • To troubleshoot problems with the Site;
  • To customize your experience or homepage on the Site;
  • To develop and manage BRVI's business and operations;
  • To enforce BRVI's Terms of Use or comply with this Privacy Policy;
  • To detect and protect BRVI and other third parties against error, negligence, breach of contract, fraud, theft and other illegal activity, and to audit compliance with BRVI's policies and contractual obligations;
  • To engage in business transactions, including the purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization or financing involving BRVI;
  • As permitted by, and to comply with, any legal or regulatory requirements or provisions;
  • To access, preserve, disclose and use your personal information contained in your account, all User Content (as defined in the Terms of Use), all communications to and from you, all information relating to your use of the Site, if BRVI is required to do so by law or legal process or if BRVI determines, in its sole discretion, that such action is necessary to protect the rights of BRVI, third parties, and other users of the Site or for purposes of responding to your request for customer service; or
  • For any other purpose to which you consent.

Personal information collected by BRVI may be transferred to, stored and processed in Canada and the United States. While in another jurisdiction for processing, the information may be accessed by the courts, law enforcement, and national security authorities of that jurisdiction.

Disclosure of Your Information

BRVI may disclose your personal information to its subsidiaries or affiliates and to third parties whom BRVI hires to provide services on BRVI's behalf, including, but not limited to, support services, website services, delivering promotional materials, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions, and answering customer questions about BRVI's products and services. These subsidiaries, affiliates and third parties may be located overseas. BRVI will only provide those third parties with the personal information that they need to deliver the services to BRVI and/or on BRVI's behalf. BRVI will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes without obtaining prior affirmative consent. In the event that BRVI is involved in a business transaction, including the purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization or financing involving BRVI, you consent to your personal information and any other information BRVI may have collected being transferred to another party in connection with such transaction. You also consent to BRVI disclosing your personal information to legal, financial, insurance, or other advisors in connection with such business transaction or management of all or part of BRVI's business or operations; as consented to by you from time to time, including to fulfill any other purposes that are identified when the personal information is collected; or as otherwise permitted or required by law.

Retention of Your Personal information

The personal information that you provide will be retained by BRVI in accordance with applicable laws. However, BRVI will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify personal information it holds if it is no longer needed for BRVI business purposes.

Children's Privacy

BRVI recognizes the privacy interests of children and BRVI encourages parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. The Site is not intended for children under the age of 18. BRVI does not target its services or the Site to children under 18. BRVI does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18.

Choice and Opt-Out Preferences

BRVI does not collect your personal information unless you choose to provide it. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further email communications from BRVI (except in connection with information, products or services that you specifically request), you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every broadcast e-mail that is sent to you by BRVI. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive any other form of communication from BRVI, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by contacting: here

Access and Correction

BRVI will take reasonable steps to ensure the personal information it holds is accurate, complete and up to date. Upon your written request, subject to certain exceptions provided by law, BRVI will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and give you access to that information. Additionally, if you have any questions or enquiries relating to our privacy practices or procedures, or if you believe that the personal information that BRVI holds about you is not accurate, complete or up to date you may write to BRVI at the address provided below. If you are able to establish that the information is not accurate, complete or up to date, BRVI will take reasonable steps to correct the information so that it is accurate, complete and up to date.

Updates & Changes to Privacy Policy

BRVI reserves the right, in BRVI's discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time, without prior notice to you. However, BRVI will treat your continued use of the Site following such revision as your acceptance of the revised terms. All revisions will be posted to the Site and will apply to any personal information collected on or after the date posted. BRVI will obtain the necessary consents required under applicable privacy laws if it seeks to collect, use or disclose your personal information for purposes other than those to which consent has been obtained unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

This Privacy Policy was last updated January 23, 2014.

Request for Access and Correction, Questions or Comments

BRVI welcomes questions and comments about this Privacy Policy. Requests for access and correction of your personal information, and questions or comments should be directed to:

MyTeaBlendingRoom.com
9-3151 Lakeshore Rd, Ste 271
Kelowna BC V1W 3S9
CANADA
contact@myteablendingroom.com