This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for website owned by Subsidiary Bank of Nova Scotia Limited (“the Bank”). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:
- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared;
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data;
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information;
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
The Bank is the sole owners of the information collected on this website. The Bank only has access to/collect information that you voluntarily give via email or other direct contact from you. The Bank will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
The Bank will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. The Bank will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfil your request.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from the Bank at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting the Bank via the email address or phone number given on our website:
- See what data we have about you, if any;
- Change/correct any data we have about you;
- Have us delete any data we have about you;
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
The Bank takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever the Bank collects sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While the Bank uses encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees of the Bank, who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
The Bank uses "cookies" on this website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a website visitor's hard drive to help the Bank improve your access to our website and identify repeat visitors to our website. When the Bank uses a cookie to identify website visitors, it enables us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our website. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our website.
This website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that the Bank is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of any other website that collects personally identifiable information.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time the website may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as age). Survey information may be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this website.