Privacy of personal information is an important principle to Roseland Produce We are committed to collecting and using personal information responsibly and only to the extent necessary for the goods and services we provide. We endeavor to be open and transparent as to how we handle personal information. Roseland Produce is allied with Flanagan Foodservice Inc., s.t.o.p. Restaurant Supply, Hamilton Store Fixtures and Sudbury Rapid Repair & Supply Inc. and we may share information with them. This document describes our privacy policies.
What is Considered Personal Information?
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. Personal information includes information that relates to their personal characteristics (e.g., gender, age, income, ethnic background, family status). Your privacy is very important to us and we are committed to safeguarding your information. We do not, and will not, sell or rent your personal information to other companies.
Who is Roseland Produce?
Operating since 1984, Roseland Produce serves the Golden Horseshoe and Toronto regions, two of the fastest-growing areas in Canada. Our customers include restaurants, retailers and distributors. As a Canadian owned and operated business, Roseland Produce remains focused on first rate supply-chain management and reliability.
Why Do We Collect Personal Information?
Roseland Produce will only collect personal information for the following purposes:
to confirm customer identity and credit history;
to provide customer with ongoing service;
to understand customer needs and preferences; and
to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
We collect and use personal information in order to serve our customers. Examples of the type of personal information we collect for those purposes include your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, fax numbers, websites, banking information, your credit information, and products purchased.
Your Personal Information
is only gathered with your consent;
is kept strictly confidential and secure;
is used only for the purposes stated herein; and
is checked for accuracy.
If you choose to communicate with Roseland Produce via social networking (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, You Tube etc.) you should be aware that personally identifiable information you submit through these medians can be read, collected and used by anyone with access to the forum or who visits the social networking page where the comment or post is posted. Roseland Produce is not responsible for non-Roseland Produce use of this information.
Release Without Consent
In most cases, we will not release your information without your consent. However we must provide information in response to a valid demand, search warrant, subpoena or court order based upon a request by a government institution or where otherwise required by law. We may also disclose information to help us collect a debt owed to us by you.
Protecting Personal Information
We understand the importance of protecting personal information. For that reason, we have taken the following steps:
sensitive paper information is either under supervision or in a secured location;
electronic data is protected by the use of passwords, firewalls and encryption methods; and
our staff is trained to be aware of the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of personal information in their control.
Retention and Destruction of Personal Information
We need to retain personal information for some time to ensure that we can answer any questions you might have about the services provided and for our own accountability to external regulatory bodies. We keep your personal information for a period of not more than 7 years and not less than 4, after your account has been closed. After this period, the information is destroyed under appropriate supervision.
You Can Look at Your Information
With only a few exceptions, you have the right to see what personal information we hold about you. We will also ensure the information is available in a format that is understandable. We will do this as quickly as possible (no later than 30 days after the receipt of your written request). Responding to a request for information will usually be done at no cost to you depending on the amount of information requested. If there is to be a cost we will notify you in advance.
Do you have a concern?
Our Information Officer, Ernest Krawetz, Senior Vice President, can be reached at our Head Office in Kitchener at telephone number 519-748-2190 ext. 1140, toll free 1-800-265-6574, fax 519-748-0302 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to address any concerns or questions that you might have regarding this policy or your personal information.