Information We Collect
User-Provided Information: You provide us information about yourself, such as your name and email address, if you register at iinvestlocal.com (including by “following,” “liking,” linking your account to iinvestlocal.com, etc., on a third party website or network). If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses. We may also retain any messages you send through iinvestlocal.com. You may provide us information in user content you post to iinvestlocal.com.
Information we collect is used for the purpose of providing you with services from the Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative and that information will not be used for any other purpose than the internal operations of the organization. We prioritize the confidentiality of your personal information while providing you with the investment services you require and expect.
Your information will not be sold or traded to third party interests and is for the exclusive use of the Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative.
Third Party Services
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How We Use Your Information
We use the personal information you submit to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of iinvestlocal.com. By providing iinvestlocal.com and other avenues of Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you iinvestlocal.com related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail.
You also agree that we may send you notifications of activity on iinvestlocal.com to the email address you give us, in accordance with any applicable privacy settings. We may use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to features of iinvestlocal.com, or other information. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out through the unsubscribe link.
Following termination or deactivation of your Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative account, Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative may retain your profile information and user content for a reasonable time for archival purposes. Furthermore, Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative may retain and continue to use indefinitely all information (including user content) contained in your communications to other users or posted to public or semi-public areas of iinvestlocal.com after termination or deactivation of your account.
The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor the user content you post on iinvestlocal.com. We reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.
How We Share Your Information
Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to iinvestlocal.com, such as user content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy or website customization settings. If you remove information that you posted to Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that information.
Compromise of Personal Information
Your Choices About Your Information
You may, of course, decline to submit personally identifiable information through iinvestlocal.com, in which case Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative may not be able to provide certain services to you. You can review and correct the information about you that Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative keeps on file by contacting us directly.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may include affiliate links. If readers choose to buy the products we recommend, and use an affiliate link on our site to do so, our work will be supported by an affiliate commission from the retailer we link to. If readers choose to return those products because our recommendation didn’t match reality, we will not make a commission.
Our reputation and the relationship with our community is of utmost importance. We will only recommend products and services that we genuinely believe are of value and we will make our best effort to explain our reasoning. If we get it wrong, we will rescind our recommendation and explain why.
Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative
P.O BOX 20084