Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are a Pinpoint Local franchise based in Mississauga, Ontario.
Our website address is: https://seo-mississauga.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

The personal information we receive from contact forms within the website may be used to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that pertains to this site.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Pinpoint Local uses a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about the use of this site. It collects information on how often users visit the site, what pages are visited, and what other sites are used prior to coming to this site. We only use this information to improve this site. Only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit our site is collected by Google Analytics, rather than your name or any other identifying piece of information. We do not merge any information collected from Google Analytics to any personally identifying information.

Who we share your data with

Ensuring your privacy is important to us. We do not share personal information with third parties except as described in this Privacy Policy. We may share personal information with third party service providers, business partners, affiliated companies within out corporation, or as needed for legal purposes. These third parties have access personal information only as needed to perform their functions. We may also disclose your personal information to any third party with your prior consent.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you have an account on this site, we may use your contact information to contact you regarding newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that pertains to this site.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Personal data will be subject to additional safeguards to ensure it is process securely. We work hard to ensure data is encrypted when it is in transit and storage, and access to the data will be limited to a minimum numbers of individuals. We will take all the step necessary to be sure your data is treated securely and follows this Privacy Policy. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to any of our websites due to the internet not being completely secure; any transmission is at your own risk.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a security breach believed to be as a result of unauthorized access, use or disclosure to nonpublic personal information of the End User, Pinpoint Local will promptly investigate the matter and notify the appropriate authorities of the breach. The investigation will be without delay and with consist of legitimate needs of law enforcement, measures necessary to determine the range of the breach, efforts to identify the individuals affected and steps to restore the reasonable integrity of the site. The state regulatory agencies will be responsible for notifying the affected end users and any other parties of the security breach.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive no data from third parties other than analytics information discussed above.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We have no automated decision making or profiling.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We have no industry regulatory disclosures.