West Island Home & Life is an online entertainment and community magazine that serves Montreal’s West Island and the off-island region to the west. We provide entertainment and information about events, people and businesses in uplifting stories on our website and social media platforms.
List Media operates www.westislandhomeandlife.com. This page details our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information that we receive from our readers (users of the Site).
We take your privacy seriously and believe your business is your own, and that no one should have access to any of it, unless you are aware of it.
We’re not fans of online over-reach and will protect any and all information shared with us, whether it is collected through online or mail forms, answering surveys or data footprints left on our site and across our social media channels.
WHY WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you when you register to receive our newsletter or engage with our social media platforms. Your data can also be collected via surveys, promotions, contests or registration for special offers, events or via advertising or promotional opportunities.
We use your Personal Information to send you weekly newsletters, and/or possible email or mail that may include information about your community, promotional offers from businesses near you, and events that may be of interest. If you are a business, we may send you opportunities to promote or advertise your products with us, and may also send you local market and economy information that may be of interest.
We will not sell or give away any data or information we collect from you.
Your information will always be private to you and as such, we will make available to you upon request, any information we have collected, used or disclosed. We will respond to written requests within thirty (30) days. You can request changes or corrections, add restrictions of use or removal of your personal data from our databases at any time for any reason.
THE DATA WE COLLECT
- Identity and Contact Data such as your name, mailing address, phone number, email address and/or any other information that we have acquired from you. You will be advised and aware of this at the time of collection (example: a contest, giveaway or registration to a special event). Please note that information collected via our social media channels may also be collected by the social media providers as we do not have control of their platforms;
- Financial and Transactional Data, including any payment and card details, financial details or history and any other details related to financial transactions with List Media / westislandhomeandlife.com;
- Technical Data such as your internet protocol (IP) address, internet service provider (ISP), your digital traces on our site, referring and exit pages, the devices used to navigate our site or any data or technology connected to them. We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data for our internal marketing and company sales purposes.
We keep our databases up to date in order to ensure compliance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL); therefore, we will retain Personal Information for as long as your email account remains active or you unsubscribe from our correspondence.
COOKIES & LINKS
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting your Personal Information as we do our own confidential data. We have security measures to protect against any accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to Personal Information transmitted, stored or processed by westislandhomeandlife.com. We will maintain appropriate levels of security and will update security measures as necessary to ensure protection from unauthorized users or interception by third parties, but cannot guarantee complete control of security on the Internet. Please be aware that we are not responsible nor do we have any control on the security protocols of any of our clients’ websites or social media platforms that we link to via our advertising, promotional or social media campaigns. We cannot be held liable for any actions or lack of security controls on any affiliated or third-party website or via transmission over the Internet.
Westislandhomeandlife.com will protect the information you share with us by following principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer privacy and data protection, with attention given to the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) as well as the Act Respecting The Protection Of Personal Information in the Private Sector under Quebec provincial law.
Once you are registered to receive our newsletters, you will receive a once-weekly newsletter delivered to your email inbox on Wednesday of every week. You may also receive promotional offers or advertising opportunities via email or mail.
You can withdraw your consent to receive electronic or any other communications at any time by clicking the UnSubscribe link at the bottom of any newsletter, or by notifying the sender by replying to the email.