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The privacy policy of this site

What is the purpose of this information memo?

Aim of this page: to describe the way in which this site is managed, with regard to the processing of its visitors' personal data.
The corresponding information notice is aimed at any persons visiting the website of B2C TIRES Inc, by accessing the online services via the address:
http://www.tiresandco.ca
of the homepage of the official website of B2C TIRES Inc.
The information notice only applies to the aforementioned site and does not apply under any circumstances to any other websites visited by the user via this link.
The information memo is also based on Recommendation no. 2/2001 adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European authorities for the protection of personal data, via the Working Party set up by Art. 29 of Directive no. 95/46/CE to identify certain minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line and, in particular, the methods, the timeframes and the nature of the information that the data processing beneficiaries must communicate to users when they access webpages, irrespective of the objective of such access.

Data processing beneficiary

Data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed after the site has been accessed.
The only beneficiary of the data processing is the company B2C TIRES INC, 1 Place Ville-Marie, 39e étage, MONTRÉAL (Québec) H3B4M7, CANADA.

Data processing location

The data processing involved in the context of the internet services of this site is carried out at the registered office of the company B2C TIRES INC, by the personnel appointed for this purpose or by persons that may have been given responsibility for the occasional maintenance of the aforementioned site.
The data deriving from the internet service may be communicated to partners of the beneficiary (IT and/or commercial companies) in order to respond to visitor requests.
The personal data provided by users sending requests (requests for information, responses to questions, etc.) or other communications (orders) are used for the sole purpose of the service or provision requested, and are only communicated to third parties if this proves to be strictly necessary (services requested via IT or commercial companies).

Types of data processed

Navigation data
The IT systems and software procedures set up for the correct functioning of this website collect certain personal data, which are transmitted in the context of the use of Internet communication protocols.
This information is not collected in order to be associated with identified persons, but could, on account of its nature, allow users to be identified through processing and associations with other data held by third parties.
This category of data includes IP addresses or the domain names of computers used by persons accessing the site, URIs (Uniform Resource Identifiers), the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the digital code indicating the state of the server's response (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and to the user's IT environment.
These data may be used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to verify its correct operation. The data may be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of any IT crimes against the site.

Data provided voluntarily by visitors
The optional, explicit and voluntary submission of personal data to the addresses indicated on this site in order to access specific services or to request information results in the collection of the sender's address, which is necessary for responding to requests, as well as the collection of other personal data that could be included in the request.
Specific reports will be shown or displayed on a step-by-step basis on dedicated pages of the site by way of on-demand services.

Cookies

Cookies are not used for the transmission of personal information.
A cookie is a small information file that is sent to your computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website and it will recognize your device on future visits. These types of files do a number of different jobs such as remembering your preferences and chosen items, assisting you to improve your site experience as well as trying to ensure that the adverts or offers you see online are more relevant to you. These “cookies” can be divided into 4 types each of which is outlined below.

Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable the site to provide services you have asked for such as remembering your shopping cart items.

Category 2: Performance Cookies
This type collect anonymous information on how people use the site and the data is merged with other users to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example we utilize Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive at our site, browse or use our site and highlight areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.

Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These remember choices you make such as language, search parameters such as size, color or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and make the visits more tailored and pleasant. The information is also merged with other users on an anonymous basis to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example our Saved Items feature utilizes a cookie to remember the products which you have expressed a wish to save whilst browsing our website.

Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example we use 3rd party companies such as Criteo to provide you with more personalized adverts when visiting other websites.
You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device without your explicit consent. Your browser "help" section will normally provide details on how to manage the cookie settings.

Optional nature of the data

Subject to the terms specified in the context of navigation data, users are free to provide their personal data when using the specific internet sections of the website, and to demand or request information or other communications to be sent.
The absence of the aforementioned data may mean, as its sole consequence, that users are unable to obtain the requested information.
For the sake of completeness, it should be noted that, in certain cases (outside the normal management of this site), the Authorities may ask for information in accordance with Art. 157 of Decree-Law no. 196/2003, in the context of monitoring the processing of personal data. Response is therefore mandatory, at the risk of a penalty issued by the authorities.

Processing methods

Personal data are processed using automated tools and this takes place within the timeframe that is strictly necessary for the collection objectives.
Specific security measures are taken to prevent the loss of data, any fraudulent or improper use and any unauthorised access. In order to keep risks concerning privacy, availability and integrity of the personal data collected and processed to a strict minimum, B2C TIRES INC. has taken all the minimum security precautions provided for by law.

Rights of the parties concerned

The persons to whom the personal data refer can at any time obtain confirmation of the existence or non-existence of these data and determine their content and origin, verify their accuracy or request their integration, updating or correction.
In accordance with this Article, the aforementioned persons may request the deletion, transformation into an anonymous form or the blocking of data processed in breach of the law, as well as oppose (for lawful reasons) their processing.
These requests must be addressed to B2C TIRES INC. as the data processing beneficiary.