This policy applies to customer information we collect in Canada at Shortys retail stores and through our website www.Shortys.ca.
We collect your information from the following sources:
Information you give us directly, such as during customer service operations, surveys, and online registrations,
Information that you give to us indirectly, such as information about your product preferences based upon the types of products that you purchase in our retail stores and from us online,
Information from other sources, such as companies that help us to update our records, and
Information automatically collected when you visit our websites, such as via cookies.
Shortys uses your information to provide products and services and to support core business functions. These uses include order or service fulfillment, internal business processes, marketing and advertising (including targeted advertising), authentication, loss and fraud prevention, public safety and legal functions.
We may combine all the information we collect. We may disclose your information within our corporate family of companies.
We may disclose your personal information to other third parties under the following limited circumstances:
o with service providers or suppliers that help with our business operations and the operations of our corporate family of companies or joint products.
o with your consent.
o when necessary to protect the safety, property, or other rights of Shortys, customers, or associates, to detect and prevent fraud, or when otherwise required or permitted by law.