Welcome to www.gothrivego.com, including its functions, applications, services, successors or associated websites as well as any mobile version of foregoing, (“Website”), operated by Go Thrive Go inc. (“Go Thrive Go “, “we”, “us”, “our”). Go Thrive Go is committed to respecting the privacy of its auditors, customers, partners and all other visitors to its Website (“Users”, “you”, “your”) and to protecting their Personal Information, as defined below.
The Websites offers resources aiming at providing healing advice, crisis aid and learning material to trauma survivors and other affected or interested persons, among others through the production of thematic videos, podcasts, interviews, etc.
The Website is administered from the province of Ontario, Canada. However, Go Thrive Go operates and collects Personal Information in several jurisdictions. This Policy takes into account the requirements of the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, the EU General Regulation on Data Protection, the California Consumer Privacy Act (California) and any other legislation to which Go Thrive Go may be subject in the course of its activities (collectively “Law(s)”). The Personal Information that you will provide to Go Thrive Go will not be used for purposes other than those provided for by the applicable Law and in accordance with this Policy.
By using the Website or by providing your Personal Information, you consent to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of your Personal Information in accordance with the terms hereof.
We recommend that you read this Policy carefully. If you do not agree to it, please do not disclose your Personal Information to us and stop using the Website. You may also unsubscribe at all times to any newsletter we may issue or email us at the address provided in the section “Contact us” below.
Scope of application
This Policy applies to the Personal Information of Users provided to Go Thrive Go via the Website or by any other written or oral means. Personal Information is collected during your use of the Website, your subscriptions to our publications, when you purchase our products or services, sign up for email alerts or during your exchanges with us, either via email, on the phone or otherwise, as well as within the scope of Go Thrive Go’s business relationships with its partners and customers.
This Policy does not apply to the Personal Information of employees, consultants or other individuals related to Go Thrive Go, nor to any information that does not constitute Personal Information, such as information which is exclusively commercial in nature.
What is a Personal Information?
Personal information consists of any information that directly or indirectly identifies a natural person, whether by reference to a single item or a combination of several ones, as defined by applicable Law. This includes, without limitation, first name, last name, telephone number, street address, e-mail address, etc. (collectively “Personal Information“).
Collection of Personal Information
We collect Personal Information with your consent or as permitted or required by applicable Laws. Your consent may be express or implied, depending on the circumstances and applicable Law.
Our services are not intended for minors. Therefore, we do not knowingly collect or process Personal Information about them. By your use of the Website, you declare and guarantee that you have reached the legal age of majority in your place of residence or that you are authorized to use the Website by the holder of parental authority over you. In the event that we become aware of the collection of Personal Information from minors without such authorization, we will take appropriate steps to delete such Personal Information from our servers and those of our partners.
Go Thrive Go will limit the collection of Personal Information, both in nature and volume, to that which is necessary for the purposes for which it is collected. We will also take reasonable measures to ensure that the Personal Information we hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date.
Set up of account
If you want to use certain features of the Services, you’ll have to create an account, whether directly on the Website or by using a third party connecting partner, in which case the section “External links” below will apply . To ensure the security of your account, your password should include numbers, letters and special characters. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and for all activities that occur under your account, whether or not you have authorized such activities. You agree that you will not create an account for anyone other than yourself.
If you become aware of or reasonably suspect any intrusion, including any theft, loss or unauthorized disclosure or use of your password, please report it to us immediately by contacting us in the manner provided for in this Policy. We are not liable for any loss due to unauthorized use of your login information.
Information you provide us directly
What information is collected?
We collect the following Personal Information, which you provide to us directly on the Website on a voluntary basis, including by creating an account or logging on to the Website:
How is this information collected?
The Personal Information we collect about you is collected during interactions with the Website or with us in the following manner:
Why is this information collected?
We use the information collected for the following purposes:
We collect and use only the information that is required and necessary to enable us to achieve the above-mentioned purposes.
Information we collect automatically
What information do we collect?
In addition to the above, we may automatically gather and collect information about you, especially the following:
How and why is this information collected?
We analyze this data to help us determine how Users access certain parts of the Website and who our Users are. By recognizing usage patterns and trends, we are able to better design the Website to improve the User experience, both in terms of content and ease of use.
We use the following cookies:
If you use a computer in a public place or share a computer with other users, be sure to clear your browsing history before you end each session.
To whom do we disclose your Personal Information?
Go Thrive Go undertakes to share your Personal Information only upon your request, based on your consent, or if disclosure is otherwise required or permitted by Law. We will not sell or otherwise market your Personal Information to third parties.
We may share your Personal Information with partners, consultants, employees, or other third parties as necessary to perform our services and manage the Website. We may also disclose information that includes Personal Information to our marketing agencies for marketing purposes as permitted by Law.
Our service providers and partners are chosen for their expertise and reliability. They act on our behalf and according to our instructions. We authorize service providers to use your Personal Information only to the extent necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. We take reasonable steps to ensure that any third-party service provider provides a secure and adequate environment and security measures conform to those required by applicable Laws to ensure that your Personal Information is protected at all times.
Please note that applicable Laws, both in Ontario and in other jurisdictions, may provide that a government, court of law or state agency may require the disclosure of your Personal Information. We assume no responsibility in this regard and will not object to the disclosure of your Personal Information if it is required by local Law. We may also disclose your Personal Information to such recipients as we deem appropriate for the purpose of conducting or defending any legal proceeding.
How long will Personal Information be kept?
Personal Information is retained only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes set out in this Policy, and for as long as is required by any applicable Law or standard, including tax or accounting regulations, or for reporting purposes in the course of our activities.
In determining the appropriate retention period for Personal Information, we take applicable Law into account, as well as the amount, nature and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the potential risk of harm resulting from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Information, the purposes for which we process it and whether we can achieve these purposes by other means.
Storage and transfer
The Personal Information we collect is stored in secure servers with restricted access, based mainly in Ontario and the United States, either on our own servers or those of third-party service providers.
To the extent that Personal Information is transferred outside outside Ontario or outside the EU, as the case may be, we will take the measures required by applicable Laws, which may include, as the case may be, the following: (i) obtaining your consent before proceeding with the transfer; (ii) implementing binding corporate rules; (iii) adopting standard data protection clauses approved by the competent authorities; or (iv) obtaining appropriate assurances from the recipients of the Personal Information in the third country that the Personal Information is adequately protected.
The Website stores the Personal Information in a secure environment and various measures to prevent its unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction have been put in place. In particular, the Website uses the SSL protocol when transmitting your Information, anti-virus software, firewalls and computer backup procedures. Go Thrive Go has also taken other steps to ensure the security of Personal Information, in addition to those mentioned elsewhere in this Policy, which include in particular (i) limited access to Personal Information by personnel who need to access it to perform their duties (customer service, administration, controller, etc.), who are bound to confidentiality in the performance of their duties; (ii) the physical protection of Go Thrive Go ‘s premises; (iii) the regular review of our practices and this Policy, etc.
Go Thrive Go is committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure a level of confidentiality and security of Personal Information that is consistent with the latest technological innovations
For your convenience, the Website may include hyperlinks to external websites operated by third parties, for instance those containing additional resources for the Users as well as social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube By clicking on these hyperlinks, you will leave the Website to those third-party websites, which may have different privacy policies and practices. This Policy is no longer applicable when you leave our Website. Please review the privacy policies of those other sites to which you are redirected before providing any Personal Information. We are not responsible for and do not accept any liability for the collection, use and disclosure practices of other entities’ Personal Information that you may access through our Website.
Limitation of liability
Go Thrive Go undertakes to take all reasonable measures to ensure a level of confidentiality and security of Personal Information that complies with technological standards appropriate to its sector of activity.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you declare to understand and acknowledges that no computer system offers absolute security and that the protection of Personal Information cannot be fully guaranteed on the public network that is the Internet. When you use the internet to transmit your Personal Information, there is always a risk of interception, loss or modification. Any transmission of Personal Information by you is therefore made at your own risk.
You thus accept that Go Thrive Go will not be held responsible for any breach of confidentiality, hacking, virus, loss or alteration of Personal Information transmitted or hosted on its systems or those of a third party and you represent that you waive any claim in this regard, except in case of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of Go Thrive Go. Consequently, you agree to release Go Thrive Go and its officers, directors, related persons and business partners from liability for any damages of any kind whatsoever, whether direct or indirect, incidental, special or consequential in connection with the use of your Personal Information.
In the event of a violation of the confidentiality or safety of your Personal Information that poses a high risk to your rights and freedom, such violation will be notified to you as soon as possible and Go Thrive Go will take the necessary measures to preserve the confidentiality and security of your Personal Information.
Responsible for Personal Information at Go Thrive Go
Go Thrive Go has designated a privacy officer who is responsible for overseeing compliance with this Policy and the applicable Law regarding the protection of your Personal Information. If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about the application of this Policy or about the management of your Personal Information, please contact our privacy officer whose contact information is indicated in the section “Contact us” below.
As an individual, you have and may exercise the rights set out below:
To exercise these rights, you may contact our Privacy Officer in writing as indicated in the “Contact Us” section below. You may be asked to provide appropriate identification or to identify yourself otherwise. In all cases, we will process requests for access or modification in accordance with the applicable Law. We will do our best to respond within one month. Processing times may be longer if your request is particularly complex or if you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will keep you informed about processing delays.
Changes to this Policy
We reserve the right to unilaterally make changes to this Policy at any time. Such changes will be posted on the Website and will be effective immediately upon posting. We will take reasonable steps to inform you of such changes, either by a special mention on the Website, a personalized notice, or otherwise.
By continuing to use the Website after an update has been posted, you consent to our use of your Personal Information in accordance with the amended policy.
This Policy shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws in force in the province of Ontario, to the exclusion of its conflict of law rules.
In the event of a disagreement between you and Go Thrive Go regarding the application of this Policy or any matter relating to your Personal Information, we invite you in the first instance to contact us in the manner provided herein. We will make every effort to reach an amicable settlement and find an appropriate solution to the situation, without prejudice to each party’s right to have recourse to the courts in the manner and at the time it deems appropriate.
Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Policy shall be submitted to the competent courts of the province of Ontario, whose exclusive jurisdiction is hereby irrevocably recognized by you.
If you have any questions about this Policy or a written request to our privacy officer, please liaise with us as follows:
Date of last revision: June 20, 2023