Protecting the privacy of your personal information is an important part of our business. Safeguarding personal information is a duty and responsibility of the Company whether the individual is a shareholder and or a stakeholder because this information is entrusted upon us. Western Magnesium knows you care about how your personal information is handled and shared; we take the privacy of your information very seriously.
This policy has been created to protect this information, prevent its misuse, and avoid its alteration while demonstrating the Company’s commitment to the preservation of private data. As you go through the document, the policy outlines how personal information is collected, how it is used, where it is stored, who will have access to it, who we share it with, and how it is protected while all that information is under the guardianship of Western Magnesium.
Principle I – Accountability – We are accountable for all personal information in our possession or custody, including personal information disclosed to third parties for purposes of providing services to you.
Principle II – Identifying purposes – We will inform you of the purpose for which we are collecting any personal information, either before, or at the time information is collected.
Principle III – Consent – We will obtain your consent meaningfully before or when we need to collect, use, or disclose your personal information. This information will not to be used for any other purpose in whole or in part.
Principle IV – Limiting collection – The information collected will be limited to those details necessary for the purposes we have identified that relate to managing our relations as well as providing you the service. Information will be collected in a reasonable manner by fair and lawful means.
Principle V – Limiting use, disclosure and retention – Personal information will only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was collected unless the provider of the information has otherwise consented, or when it is required or permitted by law. In certain exceptional circumstances, we may have a legal duty or right or responsibility to disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent with respect to matters that concern the Company or the public’s interest.
Principle VI – Accuracy – We will keep personal information as accurate, complete, and current as necessary to fulfill the identified purposes for which it was collected. You may have this information updated and amended where it is found to be inaccurate or incomplete by sending us the information via email or in writing.
Principle VII – Safeguarding personal information – Personal information is safeguarded using measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. All personal records are safeguarded to protect against theft or falsification of information. Appropriate controls such as restricted access exist on our network, computers, and physical areas where personal information is stored and limited access is granted to only authorized staff and or management.
Principle VIII – Openness – We will make information available regarding the policies and procedures we use to manage personal information.
Principle IX – Individual access, accessing and amending information – Upon written request, you will be informed of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information, and will be given access to it. We will respond to such requests as efficiently as possible. If we are prohibited from providing such access or unable to provide access, we will explain the reasons for the lack of access, except where prohibited by law.
If you have completed the above process and we have been unable to resolve your concern, you may file a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada or the appropriate provincial privacy officer. The Privacy Commissioner of Canada may be contacted at Place de Ville 112 Kent St., 34d Floor Ottawa, ON, K1A 1H3 Toll free at +1 800 282 1376 https://www.priv.gc.ca.
Website Visitor information collected and stored
All visits to the Western Magnesium website are done so anonymously, we do not collect personal information unless it is voluntarily provided. Every time a person visits the site, we may automatically store information on what web browser one was using, what page(s) was(were) being accessed, the date and time and what site a visitor came from. This type of information is used to
That said, the Company has no way of identifying who all of the interested party(ies) may be.
Type of shareholder information that we collect
We collect the following types of data about the visitor for the purposes set out above:
When you contact us or when we contact you, we may monitor and or record such contacts for individual customization, prompt follow-up, accuracy of information requested, high standards of service, and quality assurance purposes.
Retention of information
Personal information is retained as long as required to fulfill these purposes. We have established retention policies and procedures to ensure that when the retention period expires, your personal information will be removed from our systems and destroyed in a secure manner.
Personal information received from shareholders is retained in secure filing cabinets at the corporate offices of the Company for a minimum of one year. Expired shareholder contracts and other documents containing personal information that are no longer valid are moved to secure storage at the offices of the Company and are held for seven years. Once the purpose for which the information was obtained is fulfilled, all forms and documentation containing personal information will be destroyed.
Personal information received through the Company’s website is stored on a secure database with restricted access. The database is reviewed annually and information received more than a year prior to the review is purged. Clients and shareholders may request the removal of their personal information from the database at any time by sending an email to the Company and the information will be immediately deleted from the database.
Third party links
Western Magnesium has provided links to several other sites for education, research, and informative reasons. Please be aware that when going to these external sites, you may be leaving from the Company web site and hence the Company is not responsible for the content on other sites. The accuracy, relevance, and timely as well as the maintenance of that information will be the sole responsibility of that 3rd party website. Be reminded that when you link to such sites your information may be exposed to other parties and be subject to their policies.
Compliance with Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation
Western Magnesium has implemented a series of practices to comply with the consent and unsubscribing provisions for Commercial Electronic Messages (CEMs) in Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). Where consent is required by CASL, Western Magnesium ensures that you have expressly opted-in or have given your implied consent to receive Western Magnesium communications. To be in accordance with CASL, we agree to the following when using your email:
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence. We will send you a “Notice of Withdrawal of Consent” within 10 business days of an unsubscribe request.
How You Can Contact Us
If you have questions, concerns, or complaints about your privacy or Personal Information, you may contact us at the address listed below. We will inform you of our complaint procedures and will assist you in resolving the situation. If a complaint is found to be justified, appropriate measures will be taken including, if necessary, amending our practices and procedures.
580 Hornby Street
Vancouver BC, Canada V6C 3B6
We will respond to your request or investigate your concern as quickly as we can.