Privacy policy

Privacy Policy


NEXIA FRIEDMAN, its affiliates, associates, partners and related entities informs you of our commitment and our policy on privacy.

Protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information is fundamental to the way we do business. We strive to treat you fairly and with respect. This Privacy Policy tells you about the ways we ensure that your privacy and the confidentiality of your information are protected.

How we collect and use information

We collect only personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors to NEXIA FRIEDMAN web site. NEXIA FRIEDMAN receives limited information, such as name, title, company address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, from web site visitors.

It is NEXIA FRIEDMAN policy to limit the information collected to only the minimum information required to complete a visitor’s request. In any instance where non-mandatory information is sought, the web site visitor will be notified of this at the point of collection.

Browsing: You can visit our web site without giving us any personal information. NEXIA FRIEDMAN does not collect any personal information about you, except that our web server may collect the IP address and domain you used to access our web site, the type and version of web browser and operating system you are using, the number, duration and frequency of visits to our web site and the web site you came from and visit next. This anonymous information is not used to trace a specific individual user, it is used simply to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, most popular preferences and other statistics about visitors to the web site, determine the characteristics in which Users use our web site. We may use this data to monitor web site performance for systems administration purposes, to make the NEXIA FRIEDMAN web site easier and more convenient to use and to track information in aggregate form (e.g. how many visitors use the web site).

Feed back on NEXIA FRIEDMAN web site: Enquiries on the NEXIA FRIEDMAN web site will be directed to the appropriate party for a response. Any information submitted through an enquiry will be used to respond to that enquiry. This information will not be used for any other purpose without the permission of the person making the enquiry.

Recruiting: The information received in this area of our web site is only used for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. Our intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our web site unless legally required for recruiting purposes. Sensitive information includes a number of data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; trade union membership; physical or mental health; sexual life or criminal record. We suggest that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. If you do wish to provide sensitive information for any reason, NEXIA FRIEDMAN accepts your explicit consent to use that information in the ways described in this privacy statement or as described at the point where you choose to disclose this information.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small files that a web server places on your computer’s hard drive. NEXIA FRIEDMAN does not use cookies.

Links

The NEXIA FRIEDMAN web site provides links to third party web sites. Our Privacy Statement does not extend to these third party web sites and it is recommended that Users read the privacy policies of these web sites. NEXIA FRIEDMAN is not responsible for the content of, or the privacy practices employed by, third party web sites.

Disclosure of personal information

NEXIA FRIEDMAN will not disclose information about a User’s individual visits to the web site, or personal information that Users provide to us to any outside parties, except as required by law.

Data retention

Private information such as contract or contact information will be kept as long as necessary to satisfy your request or until you ask us to delete the information. Mailing list information is kept for a reasonable time period to satisfy your request.

Résumés are retained until they are either no longer under consideration or are considered dated by our Human Resources Department.

Control over personal information

User updates of information should be handled by going back through the registration process. Enquiries about the accuracy of identifying information previously submitted to NEXIA FRIEDMAN through its web site, or requests to have outdated information removed, should be directed to: privacy@nexiafriedman.ca. NEXIA FRIEDMAN is committed to providing reasonable and practical access to visitors to allow them the opportunity to identify and correct any inaccuracies.

When personal information is retained, we assume responsibility for keeping an accurate record of the information once a visitor has submitted and verified the data. NEXIA FRIEDMAN does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. When practically possible, if NEXIA FRIEDMAN is informed that any personal data collected through a web site is no longer accurate, we will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the visitor.

Protection of personal information

The NEXIA FRIEDMAN web site contains security mechanisms, technological and operational, in order to guard against loss, misuse, alteration or destruction of personal information.

The personal information you provide is shared only with the authorized employees of NEXIA FRIEDMAN and only for the purpose intended. All NEXIA FRIEDMAN employees are aware of our commitment to confidentiality and have agreed to enforce NEXIA FRIEDMAN policies and procedures on confidentiality.

Privacy officer

NEXIA FRIEDMAN has appointed a Privacy Officer who is available to answer any questions or concerns that you may have about the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information. The NEXIA FRIEDMAN Privacy Officer may be contacted by sending an e-mail to privacy@nexiafriedman.ca.