Crestview Strategy Inc., (“Crestview”, “we,” “us,” or “our”) is a public affairs agency that represents the interests of corporations, not-for-profits and industry associations to achieve results with governments and mobilize public policy change around the world. This Privacy Notice sets out how we collect, use, share, and protect your Personal Data when you visit this website, https://www.crestviewstrategy.com (the “Website”). This Privacy Notice also explains the measures we take to safeguard your personal information, describes your privacy rights and how you may contact us regarding our privacy practices. Please note, this Privacy Notice does not apply to the services provided by us beyond the Website.
Any personal data collected through this Website will be used for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice. When personal data is collected on this Website, Crestview is acting as a data controller. If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Notice, please contact our Data Protection Officer by:
Post: 80 Richmond Street West, Suite 400, Toronto, ON, M5H2A4
Telephone: +1 416-645-2912
The following table describes the categories of Personal Data we collect directly from you through the Website.
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
Below are the purposes for which we use your personal data and, for users located in the UK, the legal basis for processing your Personal Data:
For users located in Canada, your use of the Website constitutes your implied consent for us to process your Personal Data for the above-noted purposes. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting our Data Protection Officer. However, if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with the services available via the Website.
For users located in the UK, we use your personal data where it is necessary for our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party. This includes where the use of your personal data is necessary to:
In certain circumstances, we process your Personal Data in order to comply with a legal requirement or to perform our obligations under the terms of a contract we have with you. If you fail to provide your Personal Data in those circumstances, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. In this case, we may have to cancel any service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
We also use analytics services, such as Google Analytics and Website Preferences to help us understand how users access and use the Website. We also work with agencies, advertisers, ad networks, and other technology services to place ads about our products and services on other websites and services. For example, we place ads through Google and Facebook that you may view on their platforms as well as on other websites.
We will share your Personal Data for various business purposes, with Crestview Strategy INC, Crestview Strategy LLC, Crestview Strategy LTD, and the following types of third party service providers:
We only allow third parties to process information for the sole purpose of carrying out the above services on our behalf.
We also may share any of the Personal Data we collect for the following purposes:
Sharing for Legal Purposes: In addition, we may share Personal Data with other parties in order to: (a) comply with legal process or a regulatory investigation (e.g. regulatory authorities’ investigation, subpoena, or court order); (b) enforce our Terms of Service, this Privacy Notice, or other contracts with you, including investigation of potential violations thereof; (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of other parties; and/or (d) protect the rights, property or personal safety of us, our platform, our customers, our agents and affiliates, its users and/or the public. We likewise may provide information to other companies and organizations (including law enforcement) for fraud protection, spam/malware prevention and similar purposes.
Sharing In Event of a Corporate Transaction: We may also share or transfer Personal Data in the event of a major corporate transaction, including for example a merger, investment, acquisition, reorganization, consolidation, bankruptcy, liquidation, or sale of some or all of our assets, or for purposes of due diligence connected with any such transaction.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to exercise any of the following rights
1. Rights applicable to all users
1.1 Do Not Track:
Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do Not Track” signal to online services you visit. Note, however, there is no industry consensus as to what site and app operators should do with regard to these signals. Accordingly, unless and until the law is interpreted to require us to do so, we do not monitor or take action with respect to “Do Not Track” signals. For more information on “Do Not Track,” visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
We may use our own technology or third-party technology to track and analyze usage information to provide enhanced interactions and more relevant communications, and to track the performance of our advertisements.
For example, we use Google Analytics (“Google Analytics”), a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. You can learn about Google’s privacy practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
You will only receive marketing communications from us if you have given us permission to send such communications to you or if you have previously purchased or expressed an interest in our services; the communication relates to similar services; we have provided an opportunity for you to opt-out; and you have not opted out of receiving marketing.
You can opt-out of receiving promotional or marketing emails from us at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email itself, or emailing us at the email address set out in the “Further Information” section below with the word unsubscribe in the subject field of the email. Please note that you cannot opt-out of non-promotional emails, such as those about transactions, servicing, or our ongoing business relations.
2. Where you are a resident of Canada
2.1 Right of access
You have a right to access your Personal Data in our control. We will also provide you with a description of what uses we have made of your Personal Data and which third parties we have shared it with. In some cases, we may not be able to provide you with access to your Personal Data, in which case we will let you know the reasons why
We will respond to your request within 30 days, unless we require more time to do so, in which case we will advise you of the date by which we will respond to your request within 30 days of receiving it.
2.2 Right to request correction / rectification of your Personal Data
If you note any inaccuracies or wish to update any of your Personal Data, we will make those changes upon your request.
3. Where you are a resident of the UK
You have the following rights if you are a resident of the UK.
If you are not satisfied with the way we process your Personal Data or if your request has been rejected, you may also lodge a formal complaint with your local data protection authority. In the UK that is the Information Commissioner’s Office.
We will respond without undue delay and in any event within one month from the date we receive your request. This timeframe can be extended by two months depending on the complexity of the request, or the number of requests received from you. In this case, we will inform you within one month from receiving your request, specifying the reasons for extending the response timeframe.
The Website is not directed at children. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we have collected Personal Data in violation of PIPEDA, contact us at email@example.com. We will remove the Personal Data in accordance with PIPEDA.
We use a variety of methods, such as firewalls, intrusion detection software and manual security procedures, designed to secure your data against loss or damage and to help protect the accuracy and security of information and to prevent unauthorized access or improper use. Nevertheless, transmission via the internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of information about you. If you think that the Website or any Personal Data is not secure or that there has been unauthorized access to the Website or your Personal Data, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
Data Retention. How long we keep Personal Data depends on the type of Personal Data and the purpose(s) for which we collected it and the applicable legal requirements. We only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described above in Section II of this Policy.
If you’re a UK resident, due to the international nature of our business, your Personal Data may be transferred to Canada or the United States . Canada has been deemed by the UK government to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data. However this adequacy decision is limited and may not cover certain transfers. Whenever we transfer your Personal Data outside the UK to a country or territory that does not benefit from an adequacy decision, we ensure that the data transfer complies with UK data protection law (including by executing standard contractual clauses). Should you wish to know more about how your Personal Data is protected or wish to request a copy of the contractual protections please contact email@example.com.
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Crestview Strategy Inc., has a fan page or a company page on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, TikTok that you can use or visit. Crestview Strategy Inc., acts as a joint data controller with the social media platforms for the collection of your personal data when you visit our company page on the social media platform. We will collect Personal Data about you in order to understand our followers better and understand the public response to our products and services. We may use this information to contact you/ send you marketing information which we think may be of interest to you/ engage in social listening to identify and assess what is being said about us publicly to understand industry trends and market sentiment. Any information you provide to us when you engage with our content (such as through our brand page or via Facebook Messenger) is treated in accordance with this Privacy Notice. Also, if you publicly reference us or our Website on social media (such as by using a hashtag associated with us in a tweet or post), we may use your reference on or in connection with our Website.
You can read more regarding our joint controllership with the platforms at the following links:
We provide social media plug-ins on the Website to allow you to easily share content from our Website through social media, and in doing so, we may receive your Personal Data from the social media platform that you have authorized to share with us. When you share content using these buttons, a new page will pop up from the relevant social media platform. If you’re already logged into your account on that social media platform, then you will probably be automatically logged into this pop-up page, so that you don’t have to log in again. If, however, you are not logged in (or if you are not registered with the social media platform), the page will ask you for your information. Crestview Strategy Inc., is joint data controllers with the social media platforms for the collection of your personal data that is collected by the platforms when you visit our website.
We have no control over how social media platforms use your Personal Data and they may independently collect information about you when you leave our Website. The information collected and stored by those parties remains subject to their own policies and practices, including what information they share with us, your rights and choices on their services and devices, and whether they store information in the U.S. or elsewhere. We encourage you to read the privacy notices on the various social media platforms you use.
Find out more about how these social media platforms use your Personal Data:
Any changes to this Privacy Notice will be promptly communicated on this page and you should check back to see whether there are any changes.
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This Privacy Notice has been designed to be accessible to people with disabilities. If you experience any difficulties accessing the information here, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you consider that we are not complying with this Privacy Notice, or you have any questions in relation to this Privacy Notice or about your privacy rights and choices, please contact our data protection team at email@example.com. Data subjects in the UK may also lodge a formal complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
If you have any questions about Crestview Strategy Inc’s data practices or you wish to exercise your rights or know about the contractual protections in place, please contact the Crestview Strategy Inc., Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Privacy Officer can be reached at:
Crestview Strategy, 80 Richmond Street West, Suite 400, Toronto, ON, M5H 2A4
Updated: June 28, 2022.