Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual, such as contact details and usernames/passwords. Aggregate information that cannot be associated with a specific individual, such as the number of newsletter subscribers we serve, is not personal information.
You can visit thinkITB.com on the Internet without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. We only collect your personal information when you specifically and knowingly provide it on our site.
ITbrotherhood.com respects the confidentiality of information shared by and/or with its business partners. Confidential information is only collected, used and disclosed by thinkITB.com in accordance with this Information Policy. thinkITB.com reserves the right to amend this policy at any time and for any reason. An up-to-date policy will always appear on this webpage.
Unauthorized lending or distribution of information delivered by and/or within email, standard post mail and verbal disclosure is prohibited. The information is only for the personal use of the intended recipient. In consideration of receiving our thinkITB.com information, you agree and acknowledge that we disclose confidential information. This material may not be sent or given to anyone without prior written consent. By receiving this information you are bound by this agreement.
Our mutual objective under this Agreement is to provide protection for confidential information (Information) while maintaining our ability to conduct our respective business activities. Each of us agrees that the following terms apply when one of us (Discloser) discloses Information to the other (Recipient).
Information will be disclosed either: in writing; by delivery of items; by initiation of access to Information, such as may be in a data base; or by oral or visual presentation.
Information should be marked with a restrictive legend of the Discloser. If Information is not marked with such legend or is disclosed orally, the Information will be identified as confidential at the time of disclosure.
The Recipient agrees to: use the same care and discretion to avoid disclosure, publication or dissemination of the Discloser’s Information as it uses with its own similar information that it does not wish to disclose, publish or disseminate; and use the Discloser’s Information for the purpose for which it was disclosed or otherwise for the benefit of the Discloser.
The Recipient may disclose Information to: its employees who have a need to know, and employees of any legal entity that it controls, controls it, or with which it is under common control, who have a need to know. Control means to own or control, directly or indirectly, over 50% of voting shares; and any other party with the Discloser’s prior written consent.
Before disclosure to any of the above parties, the Recipient will have a written agreement with the party sufficient to require that party to treat Information in accordance with this Agreement. The Recipient may disclose Information to the extent required by law. However, the Recipient will give the Discloser prompt notice to allow the Discloser a reasonable opportunity to obtain a protective order.
Information disclosed under this Agreement will be subject to this Agreement for two years following the initial date of disclosure unless an alternate end date is specified herein.
exceptions to obligations
The Recipient may disclose, publish, disseminate, and use Information that is: already in its possession without obligation of confidentiality; developed independently; obtained from a source other than the Discloser without obligation of confidentiality; publicly available when received, or subsequently becomes publicly available through no fault of the Recipient; or disclosed by the Discloser to another without obligation of confidentiality
The Recipient may use in its business activities the ideas, concepts and know-how contained in the Discloser’s Information which are retained in the memories of Recipient’s employees who have had access to the Information under this Agreement.
THE DISCLOSER PROVIDES INFORMATION WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND.
The Discloser will not be liable for any damages arising out of the use of Information disclosed under this Agreement. Neither this Agreement nor any disclosure of Information made under it grants the Recipient any right or license under any trademark, copyright or patent now or subsequently owned or controlled by the Discloser.
This Agreement does not require either of us to disclose or to receive Information. Neither of us may assign, or otherwise transfer, its rights or delegate its duties or obligations under this Agreement without prior written consent. Any attempt to do so is void.
The receipt of Information under this Agreement will not in any way limit the Recipient from: providing to others products or services which may be competitive with products or services of the Discloser; providing products or services to others who compete with the Discloser; or assigning its employees in any way it may choose.
The Recipient will comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations. Only a written agreement signed by both of us can modify this Agreement. Either of us may terminate this Agreement by providing one month’s written notice to the other. Any terms of this Agreement which by their nature extend beyond its termination remain in effect until fulfilled, and apply to respective successors and assignees. Both of us consent to the application of the laws in Ontario to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and our rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Agreement, without regard to conflict of law principles.