LowestRates.ca believes that your personal information deserves protection and subscribes to the privacy principles laid out in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Our Privacy Policy details certain policies implemented throughout LowestRates.ca, governing LowestRates.ca's use of personally identifiable information about users of our Site and users of services available through this site (the “Services”).

Privacy policy updates

Due to the Internet's rapidly evolving nature, LowestRates.ca may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, LowestRates.ca will post its updated Privacy Policy on our Site located at www.lowestrates.ca and we may send registered users an email, so you are always aware of what personally identifiable information we may collect and how we may use this information. If any modification is unacceptable to you, you shall cease using this Site and the Services. If you do not cease using this Site and the Services, you will be deemed to have accepted the change.

If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, you may contact us the following ways:

  1. By email: info@lowestrates.ca
  2. By regular mail: Lowest Rates Inc., 2040 Yonge St., Suite 211, Toronto, ON Canada M4S 1Z9

Information collection and use

You can generally visit our site without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. However, in certain sections of this site and when you use our services, we may invite you to contact us with questions or comments, request quotes or information, post content and other materials, participate in a user forum or blog, or complete a registration form.

Due to the nature of some of these activities, we may collect personally identifiable information that you submit such as your name, contact data (address, email address, phone number), gender, social insurance number, driver’s license number, income level and other financial information, license information, username, password, age or date of birth and employment information. We may also collect additional personally identifiable information that you voluntarily include in your postings or transmit with your communications to us. Other users will be able to view who has posted certain content or documents.

We may use your personally identifiable information to deliver requested services or information, provide you, or have our Third Party service partners (as described in the Disclosure Section below) provide you, with notices regarding goods or services you may be interested in purchasing in the future, register you to use our site and services, verify your authority to enter our site and to improve the content and general administration of the site and our services.

Opting out of electronic communication

You may withdraw your consent to receiving electronic communications from us at any time by following the opt-out instructions provided in each communication or by emailing us at info@lowestrates.ca.

Children's privacy

LowestRates.ca recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. This Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. LowestRates.ca does not target its Services or this Site to children under 13. LowestRates.ca does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on a user’s hard drive containing a unique identification number used to identify your computer. Cookies are used on most websites and do not save any personal information. Browsers will automatically accept or reject cookies, or notify you each time a cookie is set by a website you visit. LowestRates.ca uses cookies to measure traffic on our website and to track when a user accesses a partner website or views a specific offer. We use them to track our performance with our partners so that we may optimize our website to improve user experience. If you would like more information, please send us an email at info@lowestrates.ca.

Aggregate information

The Site may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, browser type, and IP addresses, and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Disclosure

We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you. We may disclose your personally identifiable information and your communications on this site when we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, or when we deem it appropriate or necessary to provide such information to law enforcement authorities.

We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization except we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which LowestRates.ca participates or to a purchaser of all or substantially all of LowestRates.ca's assets to which this site relates. When you request a quote, make an inquiry about products, services and information on this site, you are expressly choosing to, and opting-in to, have LowestRates.ca transfer your personally identifiable information to our third party service partners and for such third party service partners to provide your personally identifiable information to other businesses who provide financial products or services (such as loans and mortgages) that match your inquiry. The Third Party service partners may contact you regarding your inquiry and financial products and services.

Links to third party sites

The site may provide links to other websites or resources over which LowestRates.ca does not have control ("External Websites"). Such links do not constitute an endorsement by LowestRates.ca of those external websites. You acknowledge that LowestRates.ca is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that LowestRates.ca is not responsible for the content of such External Websites. Your use of external websites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to those sites.

Security

We may employ procedural and technological security measures that are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. LowestRates.ca may use secure socket layer and other security measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information.

This Privacy Policy was last updated: June 29, 2017