Privacy Statement


This Privacy Statement describes how we handle personal information collected, used, and shared when a visitor or customers accesses Instant.pub or when you create an account on Instant.pub.

Section 1 – Transactional Information

What do you do with my information?

When you create an account on our site, subscribe to our services or purchase something from our site , as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our site, we also automatically receive your computer Internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system. This is standard web browsing behavior and not specific to our site.

Email Marketing

As a user of our site, you agree that, with your permission, we may send you emails about our site, services, store, new products and other updates. You may unsubscribe from these e-mails at any time.

Section 2 – Consent

How do you get my consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, such as marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

How do I withdraw my consent?

After you opt-in, if you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at privacy@instant.pub or mailing us at: Instant.pub 20 Regan Road, Unit 1 Brampton Ontario Canada L7A 1C3.

Section 3 – Disclosure

Do you disclose my information?

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

Section 4 – Online Store

Subscribers may choose to optionally sell their digital products and/or services via our online e-commerce services. Personal information collected via our online e-commerce services will be collected solely for the purposes of completing transactions and will not be sold, shared or otherwise disclosed without seeking your consent.

Payment

Instant.pub payment services may include the optio n of using third party payment services. If you choose use a third party payment gateway to complete your purchase, Instant.pub’s e-commerce services will transmit your and your vendor information and your client’scredit card data to the third party payment service.

Data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Section 5 – Third-Party Services

In general, the third-party providers we use will only collect, use, and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

You can opt out of targeted advertising offered by search and / or social media providers. Below are some useful links:

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located outside of the United States and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Statement or our website's Terms of Service.

Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

Section 6 – Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.

Section 7 – Do Not Track

Our websites may use “Cookies” as data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

Section 8 – Age of Consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state, province or country of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state, province or country of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

Section 9 – California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)

The CCPA was created to give consumers the ability to exercise their right of privacy to control the use, including the sale, of their personal information. The following is a summary of your rights as we understand them. Our interpretation is more restrictive than the requirements of the CCPA and we don't share your personal information with third parties unless absolutely necessary as described elsewhere in this Privacy Statement. For more detailed information on the "California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018", please refer to https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/ccpa. Under the act a consumer has the following rights:

  • The right to opt-out of having the consumers personal information sold.
  • The right to receive notification that information may be sold.
  • The right to prevent the sale of a minor consumers personal information, which by default should not be sold at all.

Opt-out now by clicking the following link: Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Section 10 – Changes to this Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our site is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at privacy@instant.pub or by mail at:

Instant.pub

[Re: Privacy Compliance Officer]

20 Regan Road, Unit 1 Brampton Ontario Canada L7A 1C3