MINUTE MUFFLER & BRAKE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Minute Muffler, Brake & Wheel is committed to
protecting the privacy and security of the personal information of our customers
and our employees as set out in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic
Documents Act (PIPEDA). In order to comply with the privacy legislation, the
What Information the Company Collects
The company collects name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card
number and expiry date, vehicle information such as VIN number, license plate number, year,
make, model and vehicle service history.
The company collects personal information about employees, including, name,
address, telephone number, age, gender, marital status, social insurance number (SIN),
drivers license, banking information, education, professional licenses, previous employment
history, spouse and dependant children information, etc.
What Is It Used For?
Customer information is collected and used internally or by third
parties to offer and provide our products and services, verify warranties,
evaluate credit worthiness, process credit card payments, communicate promotional
offers, survey our existing customer base in assisting us in providing better products
and services, and planning acceptable inventory levels to meet our customersí vehicle service
and repair needs.
Employee information is collected and used to communicate with employees,
pay wages, provide benefits, review employee performance and comply with legal,
government tax and reporting requirements.
Information about individuals who may be customers
or employees contained in the following documents is
not considered personal information:
- Public telephone directories
- Professional and business directories available to the public if used for the purpose it appears
- Court records and public registries
- Other publicly available printed and electronic publications
Information Collected on the Company's Web site
When you visit Minute Muffler's Web site, the company does not collect any
personal identifiable information about you unless you provide it in ěContact
Us. Any personal identifiable information sent through our Web site is unsecured.
Additionally, the company does not collect or store any non-identifiable information
about you, such as, your Internet domain name (IP Address) or information
about your visit to the site.
As this site provides links to other sites, the company is not responsible
for the privacy statements, contents or data handling practices on other Web
Minute Muffler has developed and implemented policies and
practices to protect personal information held by the company or transferred
to a third party. The company has designated individuals to be responsible
Minute Muffler relies on the following actions by customers and
employees as implied consent to the existing and future use of personal information:
- You have personally provided the information to the company
- Your expressed consent or acknowledgement contained within a written, verbal or electronic communication, vehicle servicing or acceptance of employment
- Until you notify us otherwise, in writing, of a withdrawal of your consent excluding information required to be collected and used under federal and provincial laws.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
Minute Muffler will only collect, use or disclosure personal
information that is necessary for the identified purpose or as permitted by
law. Minute Muffler does not sell or rent personal information
to any organization or person for any reason. If the company requires personal
information for any other purpose, our customers and employees will be notified
of the new purpose, and their consent will be obtained before or at the time
the information is collected. The company will only collect information by
fair and lawful means.
Minute Muffler retains your personal information only as
long as necessary for the fulfillment of the identified purpose or as required
by federal and provincial laws. All collected personal information shall be
destroyed, erased or made anonymous as soon as the purpose for which it was
collected is no longer relevant, or as permitted by the law.
Personal information will be kept as accurate, complete and up to date
as necessary, taking into account its use and the interests of the individual
personal information and is only updated when necessary to fulfill its stated
purpose. To ensure this accuracy, Minute Muffler relies on customers
and employees to inform the Company of changes to their personal information.
Personal information will be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate
to the sensitivity of the personal information. This safeguarding could include
electronic security measures such as password protection, user identification numbers
and physical security measures such as locked filing cabinets and restricted access to
offices. The company restricts access to those employees and third parties who need to know
the information in order to provide service to our customers and employees. Confidentiality
agreements are also used as necessary.
Minute Muffler is committed to providing customers and employees
information on the policy and practices of the Company in regards to the management
of personal information.
Minute Muffler will make available to its customers and employees
what personal information relating to them that we have in our records, how
it is used and any third parties to which it has been disclosed for review
and amend any incorrect personal information.
If you wish to review, amend, or withdraw any consent that you have previously
given to the use and collection of personal information, please see How to
Contact Minute Muffler
Complaints or Inquiries
Minute Muffler will respond to complaints or inquiries about their
policies and practices relating to the handling of personal information,
investigate all complaints and take appropriate measures to correct information
handling practices and policies.
How to Contact Minute Muffler
- By calling our Customer Service center at 403-329-1020 or 1-888-646-6833
- By e-mail through the Companyís web site at www.minutemuffler.com
- By mail to Minute Muffler, 1600 3rd Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, T1J 0L2
- By fax to 403-328-9030
Minute Muffler is always looking for ways to improve
and update our policies and practices. As a result, our policies including
this privacy statement will continue to evolve and Minute Muffler reserves
from time to time. The company encourages you to visit our Web site Privacy
company. The company will post a notice of any significant change of this Privacy
Policy on our Web site.