WhatsYourTech.ca is a collection of technology blogs by Canadians. Unlike any other technology blogs in Canada, it is a grass-roots compilation of news and product opinions about Mac, PC, mobile, web technology and more for your home or work. We write it how we see it – experience and opinion guiding our points of view.
The accessing and continual use of WhatsYourTech.ca (“the Blog”) constitutes the user’s acceptance of and abidance to the terms outlined below, which are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Your acceptance of these terms is required for your right to visit the Blog. If you do not accept these terms, you have no right to visit this Blog and are fraudulently using this Blog.
All content on WhatsYourTech.ca is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You acknowledge that WhatsYourTech.ca does not warrant the Blog will be accessible without interruption or that the server providing access to the Blog are free of errors, defects, design flaws, omissions, or from viruses or other harmful components.
The information on this Blog is believed to be accurate and complete at the time of posting. WhatsYourTech.ca attempts to keep the information current and accurate, but cannot guarantee the accuracy and completeness.
Anyone using and browsing within the Blog does so at their own risk. WhatsYourTech.ca is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, or punitive damages arising from your access to or use of this Blog. WhatsYourTech.ca is also not responsible for any damages to your computer equipment or other property resulting from your access to and downloading from the Blog. Therefore please take precautions to ensure any information you access or download is free of viruses or other items of hazardous nature.
This Blog contains “links” to other Websites, which may be of interest. However, as we do not control these third party Websites, we are not responsible for the content or suitability of any off-site pages. You link to and use such sites at your own risk, as WhatsYourTech.ca is not able to verify, investigate or confirm the information contained or suitability of any goods or services offered or provided within these links.
The bloggers on WhatsYourTech.ca strive to present the truth, transparently and honestly. Their opinions and the opinions of those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of WhatsYourTech.ca. WhatsYourTech.ca is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the bloggers.
All data and information provided on this Blog is for informational purposes only. WhatsYourTech.ca makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this the blog and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.
We do not pre-moderate any comments and welcome all kinds of thoughts- supportive, dissenting, critical or otherwise.
We do not delete or censor comments unless they have content that:
- abuses individuals or groups
- promotes hate of any kind
- uses excessively foul language
- contain pornographic subject matter
- is blatantly spam
We want to be informed of any comments that do not meet these guidelines, and if necessary will remove them immediately.
All comments are filtered through spam filtering technology.
If you find that your comment isn’t immediately showing up, it may have been erroneously flagged as spam. Please email us at editor@ WhatsYourTech.ca to follow up on the status of your comment if it hasn’t shown up after 24 hours and we will do our best to sort it out.
WhatsYourTech.ca respects the intellectual property rights of others. Upon proper notice, WhatsYourTech.ca will remove user posted comments, posts, messages, or other submissions on or to the Blog that violate copyright law, or suspend access to the Blog (or any portion thereof) to any user who repeatedly uses the Blog in violation of Canadian copyright law.
This Privacy Statement does not apply to the use of your Personal Information by third parties that whatsYourTech.ca does not own or control.
WhatYourTech.ca is committed to ensuring your personal information is kept secure, accurate and confidential, both electronically and within our administrative system. Personal information is stored in our secure databases and in secure physical filing systems. Only individuals responsible for administering the uses described under Information Collection and Use have direct access to personal information. Please read all of the following to understand how and why your personal information is collected and used. This privacy notice, including the Disclaimer, is easily accessible on the site.
WhatsYourTech.ca makes all reasonable effort to ensure the intended use of personal information collected by us is specified at or before the time of collection. WhatsYourTech.ca makes all reasonable effort to ensure external parties providing us with personal information have obtained consumer consent before we receive the information. WhatsYourTech.ca will not transfer, sell or otherwise distribute your personal information to an outside organization or individual without your consent. WhatsYourTech.ca is accountable for all personal information in its custody, including any information transferred to a third party for processing.
Routine Information Collection
All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this Blog. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.
Information Collection & Use
WhatsYourTech.ca is the sole owner of information collected on the Blog. We do not share or sell your information with anyone without your authorization or consent in ways different from what is disclosed in this Privacy Statement.
WhatsYourTech.ca collects personally identifiable information when you provide it to us, such as when you register on our Blog, when you subscribe for an e-mail newsletter, and when you visit whatsYourTech.ca.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Controlling Your Privacy
Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all the blogs is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.
We do not collect or maintain information on WhatsYourTech.ca from those people we actually know are under the age of majority.
Surveys or Contests
We may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on WhatsYourTech.ca. If you participate we will request certain Personal Information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information.
We only use this information internally to determine eligibility, notify contest winners, and to measure the success of our efforts.
You browse WhatsYourTech.ca anonymously and you are not required to identify yourself or reveal any personal information while browsing the Blog. However, the Blog’s web server may automatically record some general information about your visit, such as:
1. The date and time you visit the Blog, along with the address of the previous site you visited, if you linked to us from an outside site.
2. The Internet domain for your Internet service provider, such as “company.com” or “service.ca” and the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer accessing the Blog, such as “xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.” Our web server automatically recognizes only the consumer’s domain name, but not the consumer’s e-mail address (where possible).
3. The type of web browser you are using (such as ” “Internet Explorer version x”).
4. The type of operating system you are using (such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows).
5. The specific web pages you visit on our Blog.
The general information collected is not personal information. The Blog tracking system does not record personal information about individuals, nor does it link general information to any personal information. WhatsYourTech.ca uses the general information for statistical analysis, for tracking overall traffic patterns on the the blog, to gauge the public interest in WhatsYourTech.ca and the the blog, and to help us make our the blog more useful to visitors. The information we collect is used for internal review and is then safely discarded.
The blog visitors who communicate with the Blog by e-mail or through a contact form do so under two conditions:
1. They give permission for contact by the Blog.
Third Party Links
WhatsYourTech.ca sometimes includes links to outside web sites which may interest or prove useful to our readers. Third party links do not imply an endorsement of other companies, web sites and products outside of WhatsYourTech.ca. WhatsYourTech.ca is not responsible for the privacy of information gathered by third party web sites. When accessing third party links from WhatsYourTech.ca, please refer to the privacy policies of each web site you visit.
Limiting Information Collection and Use
WhatsYourTech.ca makes all reasonable effort to ensure personal information collection and use is limited to those circumstances and uses described under Information Collection and Use. When additional information is collected and/or information is used in another capacity, we will ask for your consent or provide an opportunity to opt-out before or at the time of collection and/or use.
WhatsYourTech.ca will not disclose personal information to external parties by way of sale, rent, transfer or any other means of distribution without prior consent from the consumer. We may occasionally use personal information for marketing opportunities within our company and with outside parties, but we will not do so without your consent.
Accessing Your Personal Information
WhatsYourTech.ca is committed to ensuring consumer accessibility of personal information. Please contact us if you need to access and/or amend your personal information.
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