The policy applies to my websites, mobile apps, software applications, products and services, collectively referred to as “services”. These services include, at the time of this revision:
- andrewmoore.ca – Website
As a condition for your use of my services as a customer, user or visitor (collectively referred to as a “user” or as your “use”), you consent to the terms of this policy and you agree that your personal information will be handled as outlined below.
I never sell, rent out or trade any of my user’s personal information with third parties for commercial purposes.
I always collect only the minimum amount of personal information necessary to provide my services to you, unless you choose to provide more such information voluntarily.
I encourage you to give me, and, more generally, any provider of digital services, only the amount of data you are comfortable sharing. If in doubt, do not share sensitive information.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA)
None of my services are designed for, intended to attract, or directed towards children under the age of 13.
I never knowingly collect any information from children under 13. If you are a child below that age, you may not use any of my services.
If I have any plausible reason to believe that you are a user who is under the age of 13, I will have to prohibit you from continuing your use of my services.
Should you believe that I might have any personal information of a child under the age of 13, in particular a child of your own, please contact me so that the data in question can be deleted, if appropriate. For my contact information, please see further below.
I do not send or distribute promotional emails related to my services.
You may receive essential, non-promotional messages regarding your account, such as technical notices, order confirmations, or other service-related messages, which are required for me to be able to provide my services to you.
Cookies and local storage
Cookies are minimal text files that contain small amounts of data. They are transferred from my servers to your device through your web browser or app. Your web browser or app then sends these small text files back to me whenever you access my services.
These cookies do not necessarily contain any personal or identifying information. They are, however, commonly used to store a unique identifier for every individual user, so that my servers do not lose information on who you are while you are moving through the individual parts of my services.
localStorage) and “Internal Storage”, to make interactions with my services more convenient, efficient and secure. For example, I may use these technologies to keep you signed in and to remember your preferences with regard to my services.
Your web browser or operating system usually provides means to delete such data currently stored on your device. They may even provide methods to disable the use of such technologies completely. You are welcome to make use of these settings and features of your web browser or operating system, but that may prevent my services from working correctly for you. For more information on how to delete such data currently stored on your device, please refer to the manual or help section of your web browser or operating system.
Some of the content featured on my services may be embedded from third parties that are not directly affiliated with me.
These external content pieces, which are displayed, rendered, played back or otherwise conveyed directly within my services, may include advertising, analytics and components from social media.
The third parties that provide this content may store cookies on your device for their own purposes and interests, which I cannot control.
The settings and features of your web browser or operating system may allow you to control how third parties can store cookies on your device.
Whenever you access my services, including your access of any individual part or section of my services, I record certain information about the nature of your access. That information is never combined with information from other data sources and will not be associated with the identity of any account. However, I reserve the right to review the data retrospectively if there is specific evidence supporting the suspicion of a case of fraud or any other illegal activity or illegal use of my services.
The collection of this information is:
this information is required for the operation of my services and its collection is therefore a condition for your use of my services
- collected for legitimate interests
processing is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by me or by a third party
- collected for administrative reasons
I use this information for the provisioning, maintenance and administration of my services and to monitor and protect the security of my services.
The information collected in the access logs are as follows:
- HTTP request method
- HTTP request URL
- HTTP status code
- Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Referring site URL (
- Request date and time
- Browser type, browser version, and operating system used (
Some of my services are hosted by Amazon Web Services. For those services, the information above is collected by Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). AWS participates in the EU-US Privacy Shield program.
Laws in the jurisdictions that I operate in may force me to disclose certain personal information or other information that I collect about my users to local law enforcement authorities.
I may be compelled to such disclosure in response to a court order, a warrant or a similar request by a judicial body or a government agency, or when I believe in good faith that the disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect my rights or property, that of any third party, or the safety of the general public.
In any case, I will provide data only to the extent necessary to satisfy the request, and, whenever possible and legally permitted, I will make a reasonable effort to notify affected users of any such disclosure.
From time to time, I may share some information I have collected from you, including personal information, with a limited number of third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, resellers, agents or business partners, solely for the purpose of performing certain functions on my behalf.
Such third parties help me provide and improve my services. Functions performed by them on my behalf may include payment processing, network data transmission, and similar services.
These third parties do not have any right to use the information that I share about you beyond what is necessary to assist me with the specific task at hand.
I take the trust that you place in me very seriously. I have therefore implemented all measures reasonably necessary to protect the personal information of my users from unauthorized access, modification, deletion, disclosure or other misuse.
I follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the data submitted to me, both during transmission and after I have received it, and continue to expand my protections as becomes necessary with changing technology.
In particular, all connections to and from my services are encrypted using Transport Layer Security (TLS).
However, please be aware that, despite my best efforts, no method of electronic transmission or storage is perfectly secure and no measures can guarantee absolute security. Hardware or software failure as well as other factors may compromise the security of user information, as is the case with all other providers of digital services.
Apart from that, please recognize that protecting your personal information is, in other parts, also your own responsibility. Especially, you are responsible for safeguarding any passwords and other authentication information that you use to access my services, as well as limiting physical access to the devices used.
You should never disclose your authentication information to any third party and you should notify me immediately of any unauthorized use of your account.
Links to external websites, applications and services
My services may contain external links to websites, applications or products owned by and operated by third parties.
I advise you to verify the privacy practices of those third parties individually. I have no knowledge about and are not responsible for the way that those third parties handle any personal information which you provide to them yourself.
I encourage you not to provide any personal information to those third parties before assuring yourself of proper privacy practices on their part.
Except as limited under applicable law, you have the following rights with regard to your personal data:
- Access your personal data
You have the right to be informed of and request access to the personal data I process about you.
- Update your personal data
You have the right to request that I amend or update your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Erase your personal data
You have the right to request that I delete your personal data.
- Restrict the use of your personal data
You have the right to request that I temporarily or permanently stop processing your personal data.
- Export your personal data
You have the right to request a copy of your personal data in electronic and machine-readable form, and the right to transmit that personal data to another service provider.
- Object to direct marketing
You have the right to object to your personal data being processed for direct marketing purposes.
- Object to the use of your personal data
You have the right to object to us processing your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation where I no longer have a legitimate reason or legal need to process it.
- Object to automated decision-making
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision-making, including profiling, where the decision would have a legal effect on you or produce a similarly significant effect.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact me. For my contact information, please see further below.
Changes to this Policy
Should there be any substantial changes to this policy with material effects on any of your rights or choices, you will be notified via a prominent notice within my services or by email to the primary email address specified in your account at least 30 days prior to such changes taking effect. This notification will include help on choices you may have regarding the treatment of your personal information.
In general, the applicable version of this policy is the one that is current at the time of your access of my services.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, my privacy practices or certain aspects of my services, please contact me at any time. I want to help and will be happy to address your concerns. I am responsible for the processing of personal data under this policy.