We are Include As Inc. (“IncludeAs”, “us”, “we” or “our”), a corporation formed pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-44) in Canada. IncludeAs is a registered name pursuant to the Business Names Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. B.17.
We provide users (“you”, “your” or “User(s)”) with online event services, including but not limited to, invitation creation, event location, management and promotion services delivered via the IncludeAs website (currently located at www.includeas.com), the IncludeAs mobile applications (“IncludeAs App”) and/or any other platform or media through which we make such services available from time to time (collectively, the “Services”).
A User may be a “Member” (meaning a User that has registered and created an account with IncludeAs or through one of the connected social networking services (“Social Networking Services”). As a Member, you are enabled to utilize a host of services for your private and public events which are made available to Members through the website and/or IncludeAs App.
A User may be a “Visitor” (meaning a User that is browsing the website and/or viewing content from or affiliated with IncludeAs).
In the course of operating the Services, we may collect two types of information: Personal Information and Non-Personal Information:
(a) “Personal Information” is:
(b) “Non-Personal Information” is is information of an anonymous nature, such as an Internet Protocol Address (“IP Address”), the type and version of browser or operating system being used, your mobile device identifier, the geographic location of the IP address you are using to access the Internet, browser type, operating system (including identifying whether you are connecting via a mobile device), the time of day of your access, your general physical location or your more specific location if you are connecting through your mobile device. Aggregate information, such as demographic statistics of our users (e.g., average age or geographical allocation of our users), number of visitors and average time spent on the Services, is also considered Non-Personal Information.
Collecting Personal and Non-Personal Information about you is essential to our being able to provide the Services we offer to our Users. Our primary goals in collecting information are to administer and improve your use of the Services, and to deliver content that may be of interest to you. We also collect your Personal Information to establish and maintain responsible commercial relations with you and to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
You agree and understand that we are not responsible for the actions of Users and third parties who receive your information. It is important that you review the applicable policies of any third parties who receive your information before replying to an event.
Your information may be used by us for the following purposes:
(c) Process and administer your Account. When you create an IncludeAs account or connect through Social Networking Services, we will collect Personal Information and Non-Personal Information to process your account in order to provide Services to you, including your use of the IncludeAs website and/or IncludeAs App.
(d) Facilitate the ordinary operation of the Services, including providing your personal, business and geo-location information to other users, third-party service providers and contractors.
(e) Display, share and transfer information - Event Creation. After you create an IncludeAs account or connect through Social Networking Services, you may choose to provide additional information (including Personal Information) about your event(s). Providing information regarding your event(s) allows you to send and share your event pages with others.
When you enter and/or submit any Personal Information regarding a private event, we will collect and store this information on a URL address, which will be made available to anyone with the URL address associated with your private event page. If your private event contains a gift registry with items selected from Amazon, we will link and/or display the gift registry and any items reported as purchased on your event page.
When you enter and/or submit any Personal Information regarding a public event, we will collect and store this information, which will be made available to some, a subgroup of, or all Users of the Services. In addition, any information regarding your public event will be publicly available to non-Users of the Services. For example, other Users of the Services may share your event on their Social Networking Services, including Twitter, Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn. Anyone with the URL address associated with your event page will have access to the information displayed on your event page.
(f) Display, share, and transfer information - Event Reply. When you reply to an event, we collect your Personal Information (including first name, last name, e-mail address, and the photograph associated with your Social Networking Service), Going and/or Not Going entry, any guest name(s) you provide, and any information you provide regarding the purchase of gift registry item(s). When you reply to an event, we will share and transfer the following information to the User who created the event:
The Services may contain information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Toronto (“Open Government Licence”). Events containing information gathered from the Open Government License will be stored and collected by IncludeAs. IncludeAs will not share Personal Information relating to these events with the City of Toronto. You understand and acknowledge that we DO NOT guarantee and/or verify the accuracy of the information obtained under the Open Government License - Toronto. You also understand and acknowledge that we cannot guarantee that an event purporting to be a City of Toronto event was created by IncludeAs using information from the Open Government Licence.
YOU UNDERSTAND, ACKNOWLEDGE, AND AGREE THAT INCLUDEAS WILL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR ANY MATERIALS POSTED, DISPLAYED, SHARED, AND/OR TRANSFERRED USING OPEN SOURCE DATA, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION SUBMITTED AND TRANSFERRED TO ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES.
(g) Share and transfer Information - Social Networking Services. You may share information about your own public events, and/or public events created by other Users, on your Social Networking Services. You allow us to transfer information you wish to share onto your Social Networking Services.
(h) Display information based on event preferences. You may enter information in your Settings regarding your event preferences. IncludeAs will collect and use this information to display events that match your preferences in order to enhance your experience with the Services.
(i) Provide and display personalized content. In some cases, we may use your Personal Information in conjunction with your Non-Personal Information to recommend and deliver personalized content from across the web, including from advertisers. We also combine your Personal Information with Non-Personal Information and Log Data and aggregate it with information collected from other Users to provide you with better recommendations, to improve the quality and performance of our Services and to analyze and understand how our Services are used.
(j) Communicate with you about your account or the Services we offer. We may from time to time contact you about new features, changes, and enhancements available through the Services.
(k) Provide user support and customer service communication. We may also use and collect your Personal and Non-Personal Information to respond to your inquiries, comments, concerns and any requests for information, including your use of the Services. We may also retain this information for legal and internal audit purposes.
(n) Analyze, Support and/or improve the Services we offer. Log data is used to monitor and analyze use of the Services, to determine the composition of and engage our user base, to analyze usage patterns, to optimize your access to our Services, and to control the load on our servers so that we can serve you better.
(p) provide information to representatives, marketing partners and advisors. . On occasion, IncludeAs will make available to potential advertisers and research firms aggregated results from research it has conducted on its Services. IncludeAs will only provide such information on an aggregated basis and does not disclose personally identifiable information.
(q) Send or display informational and promotional materials from us, our partners, advertisers or third parties. . We may use your information to display advertisements on your screen that closely match your interests and preferences.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our Services.
(s) Contests. We may run contests in which we ask participants for Personal Information, such as their name and e-mail address. If you reply to an event, your contact information will be used to reach you in connection with the contest.
(t) Surveys. - IncludeAs may from time to time conduct voluntary surveys of its Users to obtain User opinions regarding its Services. Such information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with other third parties, but no personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals.
(u) Service providers. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide the Services on our behalf, to perform application and/or site-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Services) or to assist us in analyzing how our Services are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information to perform these tasks on our behalf. You understand and agree that these third party companies may include companies outside of Canada, United States, and European Union.
(v) Business transfers. We may disclose and transfer your Personal and Non- Personal Information in connection with a corporate reorganization, merger, amalgamation with another entity, or a sale of all or a substantial portion of the assets of IncludeAs.
(w) Internal, external and regulatory audit purposes. We may conduct our own internal audits in order to ensure compliance with our own practices and procedures. This may involve the usage and disclosure of your Personal and Non-Personal Information. We may also be required to disclose your Personal and Non-Personal Information where we are subject to external and regulatory audits.
(x) Compliance with law and law enforcement. . In certain special cases, we may disclose your Personal Information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against you, someone who may be causing injury to you, or otherwise injuring or interfering with IncludeAs’ rights, property or operations, other Users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose your Personal Information when we believe the law requires it, or in response to any demand by law enforcement authorities in connection with a criminal investigation, or civil or administrative authorities in connection with a pending civil case or administrative investigation.
When you are on the Services, you may be directed to other websites and applications that are operated and controlled by third parties. We are not responsible for the data collection and privacy practices employed by any of these third parties or their websites or apps. These third parties may have their own terms of service, privacy policies or other policies. For example, if you “click” on a link, the “click” may take you off the Services onto a different location. These other online services may independently collect information about you, including Personal Information, and may or may not have their own published privacy policies. We are not responsible for these third-party privacy policies. Be sure to review any available policies before submitting any Personally Information to a third-party application or otherwise interacting with it and exercise caution in connection with these applications.
Unless there is a specific legal or regulatory requirement for us to keep information, we will retain it for no longer than is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.
(a) Information we collect may be transferred to, and stored in, servers located in Canada or those of third parties that act on our behalf (such as hosting providers) in Canada, United States, European Union, or other countries. You agree to the collection, transfer, and storage of information outside of Canada, United States, the European Union, or other countries. You understand and agree that, in some circumstances, Personal Information collected by IncludeAs may be subject to disclosure in accordance with the laws applicable in the jurisdiction in which the information is processed or stored. These laws may not provide the same level of protection for such information as will Canadian laws.
(b) Information we collect that is in paper form will be stored and kept at our corporate location.
You should be aware that while we take reasonable measures to maintain the security of your Personal and Non-Personal Information, we are not able to fully eliminate all security risks or potential breaches. We do not ensure or warrant the security of any data or information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
Attention: Privacy Officer