Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 30, 2018

1. Introduction

This Privacy Notice explains how we, AXS Studio use any personal data (also referred to as ‘information’) we collect about you. It describes:

  • what information we collect about you;
  • how we use your information;
  • who we share your information with;
  • your rights regarding our use of your information;
  • how long we keep your information; and
  • how to contact us.

2. What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you:

  • when you voluntarily fill out a Landing page form, LinkedIn form, Facebook form or other online form for the purpose of enquiring about our services
  • if you make an enquiry about our services;
  • if you make an employment inquiry;
  • when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback or agree to be on our contact lists in relation to our communications;
  • when we use a third-party service (e.g. Google Analytics) to collect the city location for visitors to our website (not linked to you or any of your information personally).

3. How do we use your information?

We use your information to:

  • process your request
  • if you agree, to email you about similar or other services we think may be of interest to you;
  • enter and perform a contract with you or to perform any steps you require from us before entering into the contract. If you do not provide information required by us to enter into a contract with you, we will not be able to enter into that agreement with you or provide you the services you require.

We will rely on one of the following legal grounds (as appropriate) to process your personal data:

  • to enter and perform a contract with you or to perform any steps you require from us before entering into a contract;
  • to pursue our legitimate business interests in providing and marketing our products and services;
  • your specific consent to us using your information, which you can withdraw at any time;
  • to comply with our legal obligations and establish, exercise or defend our legal rights; and
  • those other purposes that you have agreed to with us.

4. Who do we share your information with?

We share information with the following third parties:

  • data processors, who are our suppliers who provide us services;
  • if you become an employee or freelancer your information will be passed on to and stored with our processing partners in relation to payroll, healthcare and invoice payments. The use of this personal data is restricted to the extent necessary for the performance of the contract between us;
  • persons connected with any sale, merger, acquisition, disposal, reorganisation or similar change of our business;
  • local and foreign regulators, governments, law enforcement authorities, advisors, courts, tribunals and arbitrators; and
  • other third parties, with your consent.

These third parties are based in, amongst others, the following countries:  Canada, the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

For those within the European Economic Area (EEA), for information taken to a jurisdiction outside the EEA, we will take appropriate steps to protect that information which includes: (i) entering into an agreement with the third party which includes clauses that the EU Commission has determined offers adequate protection for your information, a template copy of which is available at https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-transfers-outside-eu/model-contracts-transfer-personal-data-third-countries_en; or (ii) otherwise ensuring that information would only be transferred to third parties in jurisdictions that the EU Commission has determined offers adequate protection for your personal information.

5. What are your rights in relation to our use of your information?

You have rights under data protection law in relation to our use of your personal data, including to:

  • request access to your information by submitting a request to privacy@axs3d.com;
  • update or amend your information if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
  • object to certain uses of your personal data including direct marketing and processing based on legitimate interests and processing for purposes of scientific or historical research and statistics on grounds relating to your particular situation;
  • request the deletion of your information, or restrict its use, in certain circumstances (for example, subject to lawful exceptions applying, you can request that we erase your information where the information is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected;
  • to withdraw any consents you have provided in respect of our use of your information;
  • to request a copy of the information you have provided to us, to use for your own purposes (often called your right to data portability); and
  • to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority in your jurisdiction.

If you have subscribed to us or agreed to be on a contact list to receive information from us, you can ask to be removed at any time by using the unsubscribe link included in any e-communications or by emailing privacy@axs3d.com.

If you have any questions about these rights, or you would like to exercise any of them, please contact us by submitting a request to privacy@axs3d.com – additional details of how to get in touch are set out in section 7 below.

6. How long do we keep your information?

Personal data of employees and freelancers will be kept for no longer than is necessary, and that period of time will be determined with reference to applicable statutory limitation periods in your jurisdiction.

Our policy is to destroy employment applications 3 (three) years after their submission if they have not led to an offer of employment. If you are engaged with us ‘to perform a contract’, then local market data retention legislation may apply to elements of the information you supply us.

Any other information obtained as set out in section 2 above will be kept for no longer than is necessary and will be determined with reference to applicable statutory limitation periods in your jurisdiction, or otherwise as agreed between us.

We will keep our retention policies under review to ensure that your data is not stored for longer than is strictly necessary.

7. How to contact us?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or the information we hold about you, you can contact us:

  • by email: privacy@axs3d.com
  • by post: c/o Jason Sharpe, AXS Studio Inc. 305-119 Spadina Ave. Toronto, ON M5V 2L1, Canada

8. Changes to this Privacy Notice

We keep this Privacy Notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This Privacy Notice was last updated on 30 July 2018.

COOKIES

When you visit our website, we use the cookies that are set out below. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree.

The information that is collected by cookies on our website is used to analyze the use of our website to help guide improvements and to improve functionality of our website. The Cookies we use on our website do not collect or store any personally identifiable information. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES

You can disable the use of cookies, see www.investis.com/info/disabling-cookies.html. You may also wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains further general information about cookies together with comprehensive information about how to restrict or block cookies using your browser and how to delete cookies from your computer. However, if you disable the use of cookies the website may lose some useful functionality.

Some of the cookies that we use on our site, and the purposes for which these cookies are used, are provided below. Please note, this list is not exhaustive; additional cookies may be added and we may update or remove the cookies used below.

Cookie Name
Purpose
uvc This cookie is used to provide the social sharing functionality on our blog posts and portfolio item pages. It is used by the AddToAny plugin to allow users to share a webpage with many social sites.
__cfduid This cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic and is used by the AddToAny plugin. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, and does not store any personally identifiable information.
https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-CloudFlare-cfduid-cookie-do-
tfw_exp These cookies are set by the Twitter feed plugin on axs3d.com. These cookies, provided by Twitter, are used in conjunction with the Twitter social plugins in order to allow following our Twitter accounts easily, sharing content via Twitter, and displaying the latest tweets. Twitter makes use of cookies to improve its own service.
_ga
_gid
These cookies are used by Google Analytics to determine unique visitors to axs3d.com and are updated with each page view.
_gat_UA-XXXXX-X This cookie is used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate and limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
bcookie
lidc
Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services. https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-table
BizoID The BizoID cookie is used by the LinkedIn Insights tag and stores a unique LinkedIn user ID. Note: The LinkedIn user ID does not contain personally identifiable information.
UserMatchHistory This cookie stores the last time cookie IDs were synced with a given authorized network partner and is part of LinkedIn’s server-to-server data integration solution
lang This cookie is used by the LinkedIn Insights tag and remembers the user’s selected language version of the site

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website operators (us) analyze how users use our site. The anonymous information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this anonymous information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, including the number of visitors to the website, from whence they have come to the website, the pages they visit, and the length of time they have spent on the website, for ourselves and other website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. We use reports on City Location only and these reports to improve the way our website works. Google may also transfer the information collected by the Google Analytics cookie to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.