Privacy Policy

Beniva Consulting Group is dedicated to respecting the privacy of your personal information, and this privacy policy describes what information is collected from you on benivagroup.com (hereinafter the “website”) and how it is used. The term “you” refers to anyone who uses, visits and/or views the website.

By visiting and using the website, you accept and agree to be bound by this privacy policy. Your continued use of the website after posting of any changes to our Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes and updates. You must not access or use the website if you do not wish to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

Children's Policy

We respect the privacy of children and “child” means an individual under the age of 13. All information and content on this website is intended for individuals over the age of 18 that reside in Canada. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13 without prior parental or guardian consent. If you believe personal information is collected from someone under the age of 13 without parental or guardian consent, then please contact us to have that information deleted.

What Information We Collect & How It Is Used

When you access the website, you may provide certain personally identifiable information including but not limited to your name, email address, phone number, address, and avatar image. 

This information is collected when you register on the site, place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, contact us, use the search feature on the website, provide comments or any other feedback, fill out a form or use live chat or enter any other information on the website to communicate with us. From time to time, we may also collect information that you submit when you participate in any online surveys that we may post on our website.

Your personal information is used to personalize your experience, improve the website to better serve you, provide customer service support, efficiently process your requests or transactions, tailor advertisements to you, elicit reviews of services or products, provide you offers, promotions and to follow up with you through correspondence (email, live chat, or phone). We may also use this information to provide you offers and promotions from our partners and/or our affiliates in exchange for a commission without additional cost to you.

Additionally, like other websites, this website automatically collects certain information about you through Log Data and Google Analytics. Log Data is information about your computer’s Internet Protocol Address, which is your “IP” address, browser information, Internet Service Provider’s information, your operating system, and your browser type. Similarly, Google Analytics collects certain information about your location, browsing history, the pages you visit, equipment you used to access the website, traffic patterns, and other general patterns related to your use of the website.

This information is used to analyze website statistics related to user behavior and interests, improve our performance and your use of the website and to further enhance our products and services offered to you.

Comments & Social Media

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. When you leave a comment, your name, email address and website/organization name is not shared with a third party, and may be used to communicate with you.

Social media accounts and sharing options are available on this website. Social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and so forth) can track your personal information. Should you choose to interact with us on social media, please note that you will be voluntarily disclosing that personal information. This information is no longer private. It becomes public information and can be collected and used by others. We have no control over and take no responsibility for the use, storage or dissemination of such publicly disclosed personal information by you.

Any such interactions via comments and social media with us do not subject us to any kind of liability related to misuse of your information by others.

Use of Cookies

The website may use cookies to facilitate your use of the website. Cookies are files with small amounts of data including an anonymous unique identifier that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive when you are viewing the website. Just like other websites, we automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information including but not limited to your IP address, geographic location, language preference, date and time of visitors.

When you leave a comment on our website, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this website, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

This information is only collected to better serve and understand your user experience on the website.  You have the option of turning off cookies on your computer should you wish to do so. If you choose to do that, you may not be able to view all features and content of this website.

Third Party Links & Use

We may include, offer or advertise third party links, products or services on the website. Once you click on a third party link and leave this website, you are no longer bound by our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

Articles on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, advertisements, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We may use Google Adsense advertising along with any other third party advertising on the website. Google is a third party that also uses cookies to serve ads on the website for the purpose of providing a positive user experience. You can opt out of Google by visiting their privacy policy.

We have no control over these third parties and they have their own privacy policies. Neither are we responsible for the activities and practices of these third parties. You should contact them directly and read their privacy policies for any questions.

Disclosure of your Information

You have the option of opting in or unsubscribing from our email list. By subscribing and opting in, you agree to receiving newsletters, updates, messages, promotional materials and any other content related to this website. When you send an email, your email message along with email address and responses are saved for communication purposes with you. This information is kept confidential and we do not share, sell or trade your email information with third parties except as otherwise stated in this privacy policy.

Email Marketing

You have the option of opting in or unsubscribing from our email list. By subscribing and opting in, you agree to receiving newsletters, updates, messages, promotional materials and any other content related to this website. When you send an email, your email message along with email address and responses are saved for communication purposes with you. This information is kept confidential and we do not share, sell or trade your email information with third parties except as otherwise stated in this privacy policy.

Opt Out

We comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and do not spam or send misleading information. Should you wish to no longer receive communication from us, you have the option of unsubscribing by clicking “unsubscribe” in the bottom of the email we send to you or by contacting us.

As for third party websites, please contact them directly to unsubscribe and/or opt out from their communications.

GDPR Visitor Rights

Under the GDPR, if you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain rights and information listed below.

We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of:

You ask us to delete the information by sending a request to admin@benivagroup.com. Please note that such requests may result in you no longer being able to access paid or free content previously provided to you.

Our decision to cease using our existing data providers.

The Company decides to no longer be in business or continue to offer the services.

The data is no longer needed to provide you service, is too costly to maintain further retention, or the Company finds it outdated.

You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.

You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.

You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.

If you have provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.

We require only the information that is reasonably necessary to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

By using this website, you agree to hold us harmless for any security breach and for any unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree that we cannot be held responsible for any disclosure of your information through our website without our knowledge and consent.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us, and we strive to follow generally commercial industry standards to protect your personal information submitted to us voluntarily and automatically. However, no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure and we cannot guarantee absolute security of your information. 

By using this website, you agree to hold us harmless for any security breach and for any unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree that we cannot be held responsible for any disclosure of your information through our website without our knowledge and consent.

Privacy Policy Updates 

This privacy policy is effective as of October 10th, 2019 and will be updated and modified as needed. You are responsible for visiting this page periodically to check for future updates to this policy. Any modifications to this privacy policy will be effective upon our publishing of the new terms, and your continued use of our website after the posting of any updates constitutes your acceptance of our modified privacy policy.

Contact

For any questions or comments regarding the privacy policy, please contact us at admin@benivagroup.com.

Terms of Use

Beniva Consulting Group is dedicated to respecting the privacy of your personal information, and this privacy policy describes what information is collected from you on benivagroup.com (hereinafter the “website”) and how it is used. The term “you” refers to anyone who uses, visits and/or views the website.

Beniva Consulting Group provides to you this website (“Site”) for your personal informational, educational and entertainment use. The following Terms of Use govern your access and use of this Site. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Site. Also, specific terms and conditions may apply to specific Content (as defined below) on or available through this Site and to specific content, data, materials, or information you may upload, submit and/or publish to the Site (“User Content”).  Such specific terms may be in addition to these Terms of Use or, where and then only to the extent expressly specified, may supersede these Terms of Use.

When used in these Terms of Use, “we” and “our” means Beniva Consulting Group, and “you” and “your” refers to any individual, company or legal entity that accesses or otherwise uses this Site.

1. Acceptance of Terms of Use

By accessing, browsing or using this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all terms and conditions contained or referenced herein or any additional terms and conditions set forth on this Site. If you do NOT agree to all of these terms, you should NOT access or use this Site.

2. Modification of Terms

These Terms of Use may be amended by Beniva Consulting Group, in its sole discretion, at any time without notice to you. Such amended Terms of Use shall be effective upon posting. By continuing to access or use this Site, you will be deemed to have accepted such amendments. You are advised to regularly review any applicable terms and conditions.

3. Privacy Notice

Personal information provided through this Site shall be used in accordance with Beniva Consulting Group’s Privacy Notice and these Terms of Use are subject to the Privacy Notice as posted on this Site.

4. Copyright and Trademarks

You acknowledge that all content on this Site, including, without limitation, the Site’s design, graphics, text, formatting, sounds, pictures, images, user interfaces, page headers, custom graphics, button icons, scripts, software, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, logos and other materials and information on this Site, and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the “Content”), is owned, controlled or licensed by or to Beniva Consulting Group, and is protected by Canadian and international copyright, trademark and various other intellectual property laws and rights. Except as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, perform, display, post, transmit, exploit, create derivative works or otherwise use any of the Content in any form or by any means, without the prior written authorization of Beniva Consulting Group. Beniva Consulting Group authorizes you to view and download the Content, provided that (i) you use the Content only for your own personal, non-commercial use, (ii) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein, and (iii) you do not modify or adapt the Content in any way. All rights to the Content not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are expressly reserved to Beniva Consulting Group.

5. Links to Third Party Websites

Links on the Site to third party websites are provided only as a convenience to you and are not an endorsement by Beniva Consulting Group. When you click on these links, you will leave the Site. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating these third-party sites. You agree that Beniva Consulting Group and its affiliates will not be responsible or liable for any content, goods or services provided on or through these outside websites or for your use of or inability to use such websites. You use and access these third party website at your own risk. Beniva Consulting Group recommends that you make yourself aware of and read the legal and privacy notices of all the third party websites that you visit.

6. Disclaimer of Warranties

THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING QUEBEC, DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LEGAL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE BELOW EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Beniva Consulting Group strives to provide accurate and up-to-date material on this Site. However, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy or timeliness of the Content on this Site.

THE SITE AND THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. BENIVA CONSULTING GROUP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR OR GENERAL PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. BENIVA CONSULTING GROUP MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (IV) THE SITE IS FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE IS PROVIDED AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.

7. Disclaimer of Damages and Limitation of Liability

THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS, INCLUDING QUEBEC, DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OR CERTAIN DAMAGES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE BELOW LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

NEITHER BENIVA CONSULTING GROUP OR ITS AFFILIATES SHALL UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF, IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY MATERIAL, OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE YOU ACCESS THROUGH A LINK FROM THIS SITE, OR ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROPERTY DAMAGE, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC LOSS OR LOSS OF PROFITS), WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, BREACH OF WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BENIVA CONSULTING GROUP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS.

8. Indemnification and Release

You agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless Beniva Consulting Group and its affiliates against all claims, demands, causes of action, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including any reasonable legal fees, resulting or arising from or relating to your use of or conduct on the Site, any activity related to use of the Site by you, any message or material that you submit to, post on or transmit through the Site, your violation of these Terms of Use, your infringement or violation of any rights of another, or termination of your access to the Site.

If you have a dispute with one or more users, you release Beniva Consulting Group and its affiliates from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

9. No Unlawful or Prohibited Activity

As a condition of your use of this Site, you agree not to use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions. You further agree that you are responsible for your use of and communications on the Site. You agree not to post on or transmit through this Site any unlawful, infringing, threatening, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, indecent, offensive, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including any material that encourages criminal conduct or conduct that would give rise to civil liability, violates the privacy rights of others, infringes others’ intellectual property rights or otherwise violates any applicable local, provincial, federal or international law. You agree not to use this Site in any manner that interferes with its normal operation or with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You agree to use reasonable efforts to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting any material.

Beniva Consulting Group reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate your access to this Site and prohibit any and all current and future use of this Site (or any portion thereof) by you, if you fail to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Use or your use is harmful to the interests of another user of this Site.

10. Site Service

Beniva Consulting Group reserves the right at any time and from time to time to add, modify, delete or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice or consent.  Beniva Consulting Group and its affiliates shall have no responsibility or liability for failure to store or delete any Content or User Content submitted to the Site.

11. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, WHICH INCLUDES THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC, these Terms of Use and all matters relating thereto shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Alberta, Canada, excluding any rules of private international law or the conflict of laws which would lead to the application of any other laws. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising from or relating to the use of this Site or to these Terms of Use shall be brought exclusively in the courts of the Province of Alberta sitting in the City of Calgary. You hereby consent and submit to personal jurisdiction in of such courts for the purposes of any action relating to this Site, your access or use thereof, or these Terms of Use, and to extra-territorial service of process.

12. Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then the invalid or unenforceable provision shall be replaced by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions shall not be affected.

13. No Waiver

The failure of Beniva Consulting Group and its affiliates to enforce any part of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such term or provision, and shall not be considered a waiver or limit Beniva Consulting Group’s right thereafter to insist upon strict adherence to that term or any other provision of these Terms of Use.

Last Update: October 2019