Privacy Policy

Nano One’s website does not collect any personal information about visitors to this website other than that which is specifically and knowingly provided by you. That personal information will not be transferred to any third party unless otherwise stated at the time of collection. Nano One does collect and maintain statistics relating to the number of visits to the website, the types of browsers used and the Internet Protocol Address of the originator. This information is used only for internal purposes.

Nano One’s privacy policy covers the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information that may be collected by Nano One during interactions on our website or during communication with Nano One associates. This Privacy Policy describes our general privacy policies.

Nano One General Privacy Policy

Nano One is committed to respecting and protecting the accuracy, confidentiality and security of your personal information, and wants you to feel secure when visiting our website, subscribing to Nano One News, and communicating with Nano One associates.

Scope of Policy

This Policy applies to personal information about individuals and does not apply to the information collected, used or disclosed with respect to corporate or commercial entities.

This Policy does not impose any limits on our collection, use or disclosure of the information exempted under applicable privacy legislation, including business contact information and certain publicly available information.

Accountability

We our accountable for our compliance with this Policy and contact information is provided below.

Purposes

When collecting personal information, we will state the purpose of collection and we are prepared to answer questions about the collection to the best of our ability.

We may collect various information from you, including your e-mail address, website registrations, preferred means of communication, your interaction with our website (including information such as IP addresses, browser type, language, access times, referring website, etc.) and other information you provide to us.

We collect, use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to provide information you request from us;
  • to authenticate your identity;
  • to compile statistics and to operate and improve our website;
  • to monitor your compliance with any of your agreements with us, and to administer the provision or receipt of products or services under those agreements;
  • to manage or transfer our assets or liabilities, for example in the case of an acquisition, disposition or merger;
  • to protect us, yourself and others from fraud and error and to safeguard our business interests;
  • to collect debts owed to us; and
  • to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

We may transfer your personal information across provincial or national borders to fulfil any of the above purposes (including both the necessary and the optional purposes), including to service providers located in the United States of America and other countries outside of Canada who may be subject to applicable disclosure laws in those jurisdictions, which may result in that information becoming accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities of those jurisdictions.

When your personal information is to be used for a purpose not previously identified, the new purpose will be disclosed to you prior to such use, and your consent will be sought unless the use is authorized or required by law.

Except as described below, and except with respect to information you post on our blogs or other public forums, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties other than our subsidiaries and other affiliates without your consent.

We occasionally hire other companies to provide services on its behalf, such as hosting websites. Those service providers will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service in question, and they will be required to maintain the confidentiality of that information.

Consent

We will obtain your consent to collect, use or disclose personal information except where we are authorized or required by law to do so without consent. For example, we may collect, use or disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent where:

  • the information is publicly available, as defined by statute or regulation;
  • we are obtaining legal advice; or
  • we reasonably expect that obtaining consent would compromise an investigation or proceeding.

Other exceptions may apply.

Your consent can be express, implied or given through an authorized representative such as a lawyer, agent or broker.

Consent may be provided orally, in writing, electronically, through inaction (such as when you fail to notify us that you do not wish your personal information collected / used / disclosed for various purposes after you have received notice of those purposes) or otherwise.

You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to legal, contractual and other restrictions, provided that you give reasonable notice of withdrawal of consent to us. On receipt of notice of withdrawal of consent, we will inform you of the likely consequences of the withdrawal of consent, which may include the inability of us to provide certain services for which that information is necessary.

Any material, information or other communication (including questions, comments and suggestions) you transmit to us through our website or our other online sites will be considered non-confidential and non- proprietary. Where necessary for responding to you, we may forward your communications to any of our offices or affiliates throughout the world, and you consent to us doing so.

Limits on Collection

We will not collect information indiscriminately and will limit collection of information to that which is reasonable and necessary for the above purposes. We will also collect information as is otherwise authorized by law.

Limits on Using, Disclosing and Retaining Personal Information

We will only use and disclose your personal information for the purposes set out above and as authorized by law.

We will keep personal information used to make a decision affecting you for at least one year after using it to make the decision, unless otherwise permitted or required by law.

We will destroy, erase or make anonymous documents or other records containing personal information as soon as it is reasonable to conclude that the original purpose is no longer being served by retention of the information and retention is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.

We will take due care when destroying personal information so as to prevent unauthorized access to the information.

Accuracy

We will make a reasonable effort to ensure that personal information we are using or disclosing is accurate and complete. In some cases, we rely on you to ensure that certain information, such as your address or telephone number, is current, complete and accurate.

If you demonstrate the inaccuracy or incompleteness of personal information, we will amend the information as required. If appropriate, we will send the amended information to third parties to whom the information has been disclosed.

When a challenge regarding the accuracy of personal information is not resolved to your satisfaction, we will annotate the personal information under our control with a note that the correction was requested but not made.

Safeguards

We protect the personal information in our custody or control by making reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal or similar risks.

We will take reasonable steps, through contractual or other reasonable means, to ensure that a comparable level of personal information protection is implemented by the suppliers and agents who assist in providing services to you.

Confidentiality and security are not assured when information is transmitted electronically.

Providing Access

Upon written request and authentication of identity, we will provide you with your other personal information under our control, information about the ways in which that information is being used and a description of the individuals and organizations to whom that information has been disclosed. We will make the information available within 30 days or provide written notice where additional time is required to fulfil the request.

In some situations we may not be able to provide access to certain personal information. This may be the case where, for example, disclosure would reveal personal information about another individual, the personal information is protected by solicitor/client privilege, the information was collected for the purpose of an investigation or where disclosure of the information would reveal confidential commercial information that, if disclosed, could harm our competitive position. We may also be prevented by law from providing access to certain personal information.

Where an access request is refused, we will notify you in writing, document the reasons for refusal and outline further steps which are available to you.

Complaints

Any inquiries, complaints or questions regarding this policy or our compliance with privacy legislation should be directed in writing as follows:

Nano One Materials Corp.
620-650 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6B 4N9
Tel: 604 669 2701
Fax: 604-687-4670


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