Patak's®, together with its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and licensors (collectively, "We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personally identifiable information.
We may collect and process the following two types of data about you:
Personally Identifiable Information You Provide: As a general policy, we do not automatically collect your personally identifiable information when you visit this Website. In certain circumstances, we may request, allow or otherwise provide you an opportunity to submit your personally identifiable information in connection with a feature, program, promotion or some other aspect of our Website. For instance, you may choose to provide your name, mail address, e-mail address, and phone number in connection with a contest entry or coupon request, provide your email address to opt-in to receive email communications, provide certain demographic information about you (e.g., age, gender, purchase preference, usage frequency, etc.) when participating in a survey or joining a club, or post a product rating and recommendation on our Website. Whether or not you provide this information is your choice; however, in many instances this type of information is required to participate in the particular activity, realize a benefit we may offer, or gain access to certain content on our Website.
Non-Personal Information You Provide & We Collect: In certain circumstances, you may provide us non-personal information. We also automatically collect certain non-personal information from you when you access our Website. Non-personal information does not personally identify you. This information can include, among other things, your IP address, the type of browser being used (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc.), the operating system you are using (e.g., Vista, Windows XP, Macintosh OS, etc.), the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., Rogers, Bell, etc.), and the number of users that visit a specific page on the Website and the character and duration of such visits.
The features, programs, promotions and other aspects of this Website requiring the submission of personally identifiable information are not intended for children. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Certain benefits of this Website may be constricted to adults over the age of majority in their province/territory of residence.
An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the web. Web servers automatically identify your computer by this IP address. We reserve the right to collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after the expiry period.
Where we store your personal data
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
Disclosure of your information
We have implemented security measures we consider appropriate and reasonable to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect your personally identifiable information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and are not responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personally identifiable information.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at [email protected].
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Patak's®.
Terms of website use
Information about us
www.pataks.ca is a site operated by Patak's® ("We", "Our" or "Us"), and includes its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, and licensors. We are registered in England and Wales and have our registered office at Weston Centre, 10 Grosvenor Street, London W1k 4QY.
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
Use of Our Site
You may use our site only for lawful purposes and consistent with our policies. Transmitting, distributing, or storing any material that violates any applicable law or policies is strictly prohibited. You may not use our site:
You also agree:
Any communication or material you transmit to us through this website, by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, ideas, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and nonproprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by us for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, techniques or other information contained in any communication you send us for any purpose whatsoever including, not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information. We will not compensate you in any way for any such information, nor will the information be returned to you. Any such submission constitutes your irrevocable assignment and transfer, without additional consideration, to us of all rights, title and interest in all information included in the submission, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights. You agree to execute any additional documents that may be required by us to confirm such assignment.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by trademark, copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. The trademarks and service marks that appear on this Website are our exclusive property (or that of our licensors), and no use or other rights are granted with respect to these trademarks without our express written approval. All such rights are reserved.
You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use our site content in any way except for your own personal non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from our site content except for your own personal non-commercial use. Any other use of our site content requires our prior written consent.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
We cannot provide personalised dietary or lifestyle advice. If you require individually tailored advice regarding food, nutrition and lifestyle then you should contact a GP or dietician. Information accessible on this Website is for information only and any health-related information that may be posted is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. We do not endorse or warrant the validity of any such health-related statements found on this Website or in any third-party sites referenced on this Website. Information is general in nature and may be helpful to some persons but not others, depending upon their personal medical needs. You should always consult a physician prior to changing or undertaking a new diet or exercise program. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you read on the Website.
Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Disclaimer of warranties
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE. ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED BY OR PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS," AND "AS AVAILABLE." WE DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. YOU ACCESS SUCH CONTENT OR INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK. FURTHERMORE, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ITS FILES WILL BE SECURE AND/OR COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR BROWSER OR OTHER WEB SITE-ACCESSING PROGRAM. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE, OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR THAT IT WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. BECAUSE SOME PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH PROVINCES, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH PROVINCIAL LAW.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT ARISE FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (FOR EXAMPLE, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES) EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN THE EVENT YOU ARE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE THAT OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY WILL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF AMOUNT YOU SPECIFICALLY PAID TO ACCESS THIS WEBSITE OR $100.00. BECAUSE SOME PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH PROVINCES , OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH PROVINCIAL LAW.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Uploading material to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out these terms and conditions. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with these standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in these terms and conditions.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You may not violate the security of our website in any way. Such violations may result in criminal or civil liability. We may, but are not obligated to, investigate any violation of our website. We may also cooperate with law enforcement where criminal or unauthorized activity is suspected. Examples of website security violations include, without limitation:
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
This policy and agreement is governed by and must be construed under the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to principles of conflicts laws. By offering this website and its contents, no solicitation is made by us to any person or entity to access and/or use this website and its contents in jurisdictions where the provision of such website and/or its contents is are prohibited by law. If you elect to access, browse and or use this website and its contents from outside Canada you do so on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact [email protected].