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Privacy Policy

Megastar Electroniques Inc. Privacy Policy


May 24, 2018

Megastar Electroniques Inc. welcomes you to our Web Site. We provide this Privacy Statement to inform you on how we use and manage the information collected at Megastar Electroniques Inc. This Privacy Statement applies to any website or mobile application that includes, attaches, references, or links to this Privacy Statement (“Web Site”). The Megastar Electroniques Inc. Web site may contain links to other websites. Megastar Electroniques Inc. does not control or take responsibility for personal information collected on these sites nor is Megastar Electroniques Inc. responsible for the accuracy or the content of these sites.

I. Use Of Information Collected From You

A. Personal Information - During a Web Site visit, we ask a customer for personal contact information (such as name, title, company name, email address, telephone number, fax number and addresses for shipping/billing) as part of the purchase process, to become a registered user of the Web Site, when you request information from or submit a question to Megastar Electroniques Inc., and when you complete any web forms asking for such information.

Once you make a purchase, become a registered user, or request information from Megastar Electroniques Inc., your name, title, company name, shipping/mailing address, telephone number, email address, fax number, and other information may be included in our customer file.

B. Use of Information - We use this information to fulfill your orders and otherwise provide the product and services you request, as well as support for those products and services. We may use customer information to send you information and advertising about Megastar Electroniques Inc. and its products and services. For example, Megastar Electroniques Inc. may use your mailing address to send Megastar Electroniques Inc. marketing materials to keep you updated on our most current products and services. Email addresses may be used to communicate information of interest to you about Megastar Electroniques Inc. This includes Order Shipment/Tracking Information, Service Change Information or other Megastar Electroniques Inc. promotional emails. Emails may be sent to you by Megastar Electroniques Inc. or an authorized agent working for Megastar Electroniques Inc. We also reserve the right, but not the obligation, to contact you regarding changes to this Privacy Statement and other matters relevant to the Web Site.


II. Information Automatically Collected

Some of the information we automatically collect is necessary for the proper functioning of the Web Site, such as cookies as explained below. We treat information collected by cookies and other technologies as non-personal information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law, we also treat these identifiers as personal information. Similarly, to the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal information, we treat the combined information as personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Statement.

A. Links, Buttons, and Embedded Content – Megastar Electroniques Inc. may keep track of how you interact with links across our services, including our email notifications. We do this to help improve our services, provide information and advertising, and to be able to analyze aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on. The Web Site may contain links to other websites, content embedded in the Web Site that comes from or relates to other websites and services, and buttons from other websites and services such as social media websites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Several of these third parties may use cookies or other tracking devices to collect and track information about you across the Internet. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites or their data collection practices. You should check the privacy policies of these other websites when providing personally identifiable information or to find out what other information they collect from users, whether while on their platform or website or in relation to links, buttons, or embedded media.


B. Information From Your Computer – Megastar Electroniques Inc. may itself, or through third party service providers, collect information about your computer, such as the browser, operating system, IP address, country and other geolocation data, date and time of visit, whether you are using a mobile device, referring websites, the search engine queries you used to get to the Web Site, the pages of the Web Site you visit and your activities on the Web Site such as what images, videos, or other embedded media you view, as well as the amount of time spent on the Web Site pages, and the number of pages visited. Some of this information may be collected using cookies, as further explained below (see section II.C). This information is used for a variety of purposes to improve the Web Site and its content, including without limitation to gather broad demographic data, identify trends and statistics, help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Web Site and its content. Megastar Electroniques Inc. may also collect and share information between pages of the Web Site for the proper functioning of the Web Site, as well as authentication. Megastar Electroniques Inc. may also use this information to provide you with information and advertising regarding our products and services.


C. Cookies – The Web Site may use "cookies" to provide information on your computer. Cookies are pieces of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer or device. Megastar Electroniques Inc. may use both session and persistent cookies on our own or through third-party service providers as described below. Cookies may save your preferences while you are at the Web Site, such as allowing for persistent login on pages that require logging in, and Megastar Electroniques Inc. may use them to provide you with tailored information and tracking as you use the Web Site services. Cookies help Megastar Electroniques Inc., among other things, to determine which areas of the Web Site are popular by tracking hits to those areas, which may in turn allow Megastar Electroniques Inc. or third-party providers to provide you with targeted information or advertising regarding Megastar Electroniques Inc.’s products and services. By modifying your browser preferences, you may have the choice to accept cookies, to be notified when a cookie is sent, or to reject cookies. The rejection or limitation of cookies by your browser may limit your ability to use the Web Site.


D. Third-Party Service Providers – Megastar Electroniques Inc. may use a variety of third-party services to help provide our services, to help us understand the use of our services, provide information and provide advertising regarding the Web Site and our products and services. Third-party services providers may include, but are not limited to third party web analytics services and a variety of third party social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. These third-party service providers may collect, store, and share information as further dictated by the privacy policies of those third parties. You may opt out of a third-party service provider's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.


Megastar Electroniques Inc. may use services through companies such as Google and Facebook to target ads to you related to your usage of the Web Site, such as to display advertising for the Web Site, products, and services on other websites you visit based on your activities on the Web Site in the past. Google may use the data collected to track and examine the use of the Web Site, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may also use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You may view Google’s privacy policy here: www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy, with more information located here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners (including information regarding how to control how information is shared through your Ads Settings) and here: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en. You may opt out of Google Analytics data as instructed here: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You may also opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings. Facebook similarly provides more information regarding the information it collects and how it is used in relation to advertising along with methods to opt out of collecting and sharing of information here: www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.


III. Sharing Of Your Information

Megastar Electroniques Inc. may share information we collect through the Web Site, including personal information, with its product suppliers, for example, for market research and payment of commission to the supplier's agents.

Megastar Electroniques Inc. may engage third party service providers, consultants, and independent contractors to perform functions and provide services for us including without limitation to database management, advertising, and email service providers. Megastar Electroniques Inc. may share the information we collect through the Web Site with these service providers so that they can perform services for us in relation to the Web Site and Megastar Electroniques Inc.’s business.

Megastar Electroniques Inc. will share customer information with government agencies if required by law.

A. Business Transfers - In the event that we are involved in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, reorganization or sale of assets or change in our ownership or control, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction.


IV. Other Information Practices


A. Security – Megastar Electroniques Inc. takes commercially reasonable steps to protect data, particularly financial information, transmitted through the Web Site. Megastar Electroniques Inc., however, cannot be responsible for and does not warrant the security of any information you transmit over the Internet, including using the Web Site. Megastar Electroniques Inc.’s site is equipped with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. Browsers that support the SSL encryption technology are called secure browsers.

Online orders to Megastar Electroniques Inc. must be placed from a secure browser. Your browser will automatically enter the secure mode when you make purchases. If you do not have a secure browser or would like to place orders using a method other than the Web Site, please contact Megastar Electroniques Inc. for more information.


B. Access to Personal Information for Reviewing, Editing, and/or Removal - If you wish to discuss this Privacy Statement and the information we collect, you may contact us at the address provided in this Privacy Statement (see section VI).


C. Changes to this Policy - We may revise this Privacy Statement from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Statement will govern our use of your information and will always be available. Please check this Privacy Statement often for changes. By continuing to access or use the Web Site after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Statement and acknowledge that the revised Policy Statement applies to all information held by Megastar Electroniques Inc.


V. Use by Children


A. Policy – This Web Site is not tailored for children under 13 years of age, and Megastar Electroniques Inc. does not seek to collect Personal Information about children under 13 years of age through its Web Site. If we discover that such information has been provided and collected through the Web Site, we will delete such information. Thus, we typically retain no identifiable information about children.


B. Removal of Child's Personal Information –Parents may request deletion of Personal Information provided to Megastar Electroniques Inc. through the Web Site by sending an e-mail to Megastar Electroniques Inc. with the following information: (a) parent's name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address; and (b) the child's name and/or nickname, and e-mail address. This information will only be used to search our databases and deliver confirmation to you that the child's Personal Information has been deleted. Please note that the deletion of your child's Personal Information from Megastar Electroniques Inc.'s database will prevent Megastar Electroniques Inc. from notifying you or your child in the event of a recall of a product your child purchased in violation of our policies. Therefore, if your child purchased products through the Web Site in spite of our efforts to prevent it, we recommend that you simply request the substitution of your name for your child's name in our records, in order to be notified in the event of a recall.


VI. Contact Information


If you have questions about our use of information, please contact us at:


Megastar Electroniques Inc.

5061, rue Amiens

Montréal-Nord, Québec, Canada

H1G 3G2

Toll Free: 1-888-634-0042

Phone: 514-329-0042 Fax: 514-329-0294

Email: web@megastar.com


Calls to Megastar Electroniques Inc. may be monitored and/or recorded for quality assurance purposes.

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