The Couch Assassin team is committed to protecting your online privacy while providing you with a quality online experience. This policy complies with all the requirements of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act of Canada (PIPEDA), which establishes rules for the protection of an individual’s personal information (i.e. information that identifies an individual) when it is collected, used, and disclosed for business purposes.
What personal information do we collect?
We collect your name and email address when you register for an account on our site, or when you submit a listing or contact us via an online form. You may also use our website anonymously without any personal information being collected.
How is your personal information used?
We may use your personal information in the following ways:
- to contact you for clarification regarding your listing
- to send you information about your account
- to send you information that you requested
- to send periodic emails (e.g. to verify the continued validity of a long-term listing)
- to occasionally send information that may be of interest to you
- to verify that you are a real person and not a bot
We will not sell or trade your personal information to third parties.
How do we protect the personal information we collect?
The personal information we collect is stored on our secure webserver. Only authorized members of the Couch Assassin team have access to personally identifiable information.
Do we disclose personal information to other parties?
We will not provide personally identifiable information to others for sale, trade or otherwise unless we are required to do so by law. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be disclosed for the purposes of marketing, advertising or other uses.
Links to other parties
Our website includes links to third parties, who have privacy policies that differ from ours. We take no responsibility for the content and activities of sites linked from Couch Assassin.
Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the websites. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on that specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking using their opt-out browser plugin.