Effective Date: 26 August 2021

Overview and Scope of Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is in line with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) and applicable Canada’s email marketing law, the Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). It relates to how we use the email address you submit on the website to receive newsletters and updates about our upcoming software, the Dead Man’s Switch Mobile Application (“Deadmanswitch™”). We want to explain to you how we will handle your email address, including who may access it, how we protect it, how long we will hold it, and the rights you have therein.

In line with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), we will only send you newsletters when you submit your email address to us (this is called consent). By accessing the website and/or submitting your email address to receive our newsletters and updates, you hereby consent to the practices described in this privacy policy. If you do not agree to the practices described in this privacy policy, you should not submit your email address to us.

Information about us

Deadmanswitch.com, Inc., located at 150 King Street West 200 Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9, Canada, provides Deadmanswitch™ and this privacy policy. When you submit your email address on the website, you are submitting it to us, and we will handle it in accordance with the practices described in this privacy policy and all applicable laws. For any questions, queries, inquiries, and concerns regarding this privacy policy, please reach out to our Privacy Officer, Peter Huynh, at peter@deadmanswitch.com privacy@deadmanswitch.com.

Do we collect any other Information?

Yes! When you access the website, we will automatically collect the details of your geolocation using your device’s browser IP Address. We collect this information in order to: (i) direct you to the domain applicable to your location, (ii) know the effect of our marketing – to identify where you are using our website from, and (iii) display content that is relevant to you. We collect this information automatically using a plugin known as “Geoplugin.” You may review Geoplugin’s privacy policy here.

Who may access your Email Address?

We do not share your email address with third parties for them to directly market their businesses to you. However, certain third parties may be able to access your email address under the below circumstances:

How we protect your Email Address and other Information

Deadmanswitch.com, Inc. cares about your privacy. The email address you submit to us and other information collected automatically will only be used for the purposes described under this privacy policy. We are not in the business of selling or sharing email addresses with third parties or business partners to market their products to you.

Furthermore, we employ the service of an industry-leading cloud service provider. All email addresses will be stored securely with Amazon Web Service (AWS).

One thing is sure: we care about your privacy and will always protect you from unauthorized access as much as possible. However, we do not guarantee that your email address will only be accessed by us. Due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee 100% protection of your email address and other information we store about you.

Your Rights

How long we will keep your Email Address

We will only retain your email address on our database for as long as you are subscribed to our newsletters or the purpose for which we collected the email address is achieved. When you exercise your right to unsubscribe from our mailing list, your email address will be removed from our database.

Children policy

We do not solicit email addresses from people under 18 years of age. If you are submitting your email address to us or accessing the website, you must be at least 18 years of age.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may have to update and change certain parts of this privacy policy at any time. We may change this privacy policy when we release Deadmanswitch™ or if there is a major change in PIPEDA, CASL, or any applicable law. You are advised to frequently review this privacy policy for any future changes.