Privacy policy

Privacy policy


This Privacy Policy governs the Canadian website operated by ABICH Inc. (“we” or “us”) at the “Website” and outlines our practices with respect to the use and disclosure of personal information collected through this Website.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By using our Website, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post any changes to this Privacy Policy on this Website. Please refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your acceptance of those changes.


a) Personal Information

“Personal information” is information about an identifiable individual. We collect certain Personal Information such as names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers, or email addresses, when that information is voluntarily submitted by visitors to our Website.

In general, we collect the personal information you provide when you register on our website to receive additional information about our services, invitations to industry-related events, news and special offers and when you apply to become a participant in our product testing activities.

You do not have to provide us with any personal information to visit our Website. However, if you choose to withhold requested information, you may not be able to obtain certain services, such as applying for participation in our product testing activities or subscribing to our communications and newsletters.

When you provide personal information, you agree that this information can be used and disclosed for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy.
b) Use of Information
In general, we use the information collected on our Website for the following purposes:

  • to respond to your questions or comments;
  • to process your application and contact you to become involved in our product testing activities;
  • to contact you about important service announcements and updates regarding our Website or services;
  • in response to a subpoena, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other valid legal process;
  • otherwise as required or permitted by law.

c) Disclosure of Personal Information
We may disclose your information to third parties in relation to a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets or business. Your information may be provided to the entities and advisors involved, for the purposes of determining whether to proceed with the transaction and, where applicable, to conclude the transaction. Your information may be transferred to a successor or assign of all or part of our assets or business, who may use and disclose the information for similar purposes as those described in this Privacy Policy.

Except as set forth in this Privacy Policy or otherwise with your consent, we will not disclose Personal Information we collect through this Website to any third party.
d) Links to Other Sites
Our Website may contain links to other websites not owned or operated by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. We encourage you to be aware when our Website links to other websites and to read the privacy policies or statements of each and every website.
e) Service Providers
We may transfer some of your personal information to service providers who will store and/or process this information on our behalf. Certain service providers may be located outside Canada and your personal information may be transferred to these other jurisdictions and become subject to the laws of such foreign jurisdictions, including those that may grant access to your personal information to the authorities of such foreign jurisdictions.
f) Retention and Safeguards
We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws.

We employ appropriate safeguards (technical, administrative and contractual) to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control.
g) Non-Personally Identifiable Information
When you use our Website, we also may collect information that, by itself, cannot be used to identify you, such as IP addresses, browser types, domain names, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our Website. This non-personally identifiable Information is used to help us understand the characteristics of people who use our Website and to improve and market our Website in general.

In the event that we link any non-personally identifiable Information with personal information, we will treat such information as personal information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
h) Marketing
Unless you opt-out, we may provide you with information on our current activities, general announcements, upcoming services, changes to our services, upcoming events and other information and news that we believe may be of interest to you. In addition, if you send us questions or requests, we may use your information (including your personal information) to respond to your questions or requests. We may also use the information collected to contact you about important service announcements and updates regarding our Website, products or services.

With your consent, these communications may be sent electronically to the e-mail address or other electronic address you provide. If you no longer desire to receive these communications electronically, you will have the option to opt-out of receiving future communications.

You may withdraw your consent to this use of your personal information by contacting us as outlined below.
i) Right of Access
The file containing your personal information will be kept at our premises or on our servers or those of our service providers, and employees who require it for the purposes of their duties will have access to this file.

To request access to, or correction of your personal information, or if you have any questions or concerns about how we handle your personal information, please write to our Privacy Officer at: