Avail LLP Chartered Professional Accountants
- Avail LLP
- Avail Wealth Inc.
- Chartered Holdings (Lethbridge) Ltd.
- Clique Advisor Inc.
Avail collects, uses, and discloses personal information in the possession, or under the control, of its clients to the extent required to fulfill its professional responsibilities and operate its business.
Information we collect
The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.
If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.
How we use your information
We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:
- Provide, operate, and maintain our website
- Improve, personalize, and expand our website
- Understand and analyze how you use our website
- Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
- Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
- Send you emails
Avail follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Avail uses ‘cookies' to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information.
Avail has organizational, physical and technological measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of personal information under our control. Security practises are also reviewed on a regular basis.
Avail is accountable for personal information in its possession or control.
Avail is accountable for all personal information in its possession or control. This includes any personal information that Avail received directly from clients who are individuals, or indirectly, through clients that are organizations (e.g., corporations, government entities, not-for-profit organizations).
- established and put into effect policies and procedures aimed at properly protecting personal information;
- and appointed its Chief Privacy Officer to oversee privacy issues at Avail.
The types of information that may be collected for this engagement, and the purposes for which it is collected, are set out in under Principles 3 and 4 of this privacy statement.
Avail regularly and systematically destroys, erases, or makes anonymous personal information no longer required to fulfill the identified collection purposes, and no longer required by laws and regulations.
Avail endeavors to keep accurate, complete, and up-to-date, personal information in its possession or control, to the extent required to meet the purposes for which it was collected.
Individual clients are encouraged to contact Avail’s engagement partner in charge of providing service to them to update their personal information.
Avail protects the privacy of personal information in its possession or control by using security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Physical security (e.g., restricted access, locked rooms and filing cabinets) is maintained over personal information stored in hard copy form. Partners and team members are authorized to access personal information based on client assignment and quality control responsibilities.
Authentication is used to prevent unauthorized access to personal information stored electronically. Encryption is used to prevent unauthorized access to personal information received or sent over the Internet.
For files and other materials containing personal information entrusted to a third-party service provider, Avail obtains appropriate assurance to affirm that the level of protection of personal information by the third party is equivalent to that of Avail.
If you have any questions about Avail’s privacy policies and practices, Avail’s Privacy Officer can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 403-382-6800 and by letter at 100-530 8th Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2J8.