Horizon Beers is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers and the confidentiality of their personal information.
This Customer Privacy Page describes Horizon Beers' protections of the privacy and confidentiality of the personal information it collects from you, as a customer. It also describes some of the ways Horizon Beers collects personal information about you and how it uses, shares, and manages the personal information it collects. This page is not intended to describe every situation in which the Horizon Beers collects personal information. Other than as permitted or required by law, the purposes for the collection of personal information will be set out at the time of collection.
The term “personal information” means recorded information about an identifiable individual. To qualify as personal information, the information must be about the individual in a personal capacity. As a general rule, information about an individual in a professional, business or official capacity is not considered to be personal information. Examples of information that could be personal information include your name, address, gender, date of birth, email address, telephone number, credit card information, purchases, personal opinions, and social media user names. It may also, in certain situations, include information about your device, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and browser information or browsing data such as the Horizon Beers Website pages you have visited.
Horizon Beers and its service providers (third parties that we have engaged to help us conduct our business), may collect personal information from customers or visitors in person, over the telephone, by mail, by fax, or electronically when they interact with Horizon Beers Website, Horizon Beers mobile applications, email, or through the use of our own or a third party’s technologies.
Horizon Beers, and its service providers on behalf of Horizon Beers, use personal information about you and your use of Horizon Beers' Website and mobile applications for various purposes, including the following:
Some examples of situations where we may collect and use your personal information are set out below.
Horizon Beers may share personal information with its service providers as permitted by law, or with other third parties as permitted or required by law.
You are required to provide personal information when ordering products from the LCBO including, for example, where products are ordered on-line, through, catalogues or through their Specialty Services Department. In these situations, we collect personal information in order to process these transactions, to verify your identity, and to protect against error or fraud.
If you use a credit or debit card for your purchase, your credit/debit card-related information and your signature are required to process your payment.
We may obtain your consent to send you email and other communications about products, services, promotions, surveys, customer feedback, events or administrative functions.
You can opt-out of receiving promotional email from us at any time by doing one of the following:
When you request that your name be removed from our databases, it may not be possible to completely delete all your personal information due to technical and legal constraints. However, you will not continue to receive mail from Horizon Beers once you request removal of your name.
You do not have to register to visit Horizon Beers' Website. However, you may need to register and provide your personal information to be able to use some of the features offered through our online services. Your registration information is used to provide and administer the service you requested.
When you enter a contest, competition or participate in a promotion, we may collect your personal information. We use this information to administer the contest, competition or promotion including contacting, announcing and promoting prize winners. At the time you enter the contest, competition or promotion, we may obtain your consent (i) to send you future promotional communications, and/or (ii) to disclose your personal information to a third party sponsor of the contest, competition or promotion, as specified at the time of collection of your personal information. We do not control the use, disclosure or security of your personal information by third party sponsors, and recommend that you review their privacy notices or statements.
We collect personal information for market research to enable customer-centric decision making. For example, we may ask you to provide postal code information or to participate in surveys or other customer research so that we can look at differences between geographic locations. Participation is voluntary. The information obtained through market research is used to create Aggregate Data that are in a non-personally identifiable form. We use this information to help us understand our customers, to enhance our product and service offerings, promotions and events, and/or to assist in the selection of new products.
When you contact Horizon Beers with a comment, question or complaint you may be asked for your name and contact information (such as address, email address and/or phone number), and details we need to help us answer your question or respond to your comment or complaint. If you submit this information online, your IP address and other device information is also automatically collected. We may also aggregate your comments, questions or complaints with those of other customers in order to look for trends to help us improve our service.
Horizon Beers uses social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share information and promote our products and services.
Horizon Beers' Social Media Accounts are publicly accessible, and your posts, comments, and replies to, and mentions of Horizon Beers may be publicly visible, depending on your privacy settings. Your privacy and the retention of information on social media accounts are governed by the privacy policies of the parties that operate these social networks. Some social media providers may allow you to control the information you make available to Horizon Beers and others. Users should review and agree to privacy agreements and terms and conditions of the parties that operate these networks prior to participating. We do not have any control over such platforms, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked platforms collect, use, disclose, secure and otherwise treat your personal information.
We will not share personal information with third parties, or allow third parties to collect or use personal information, except for service providers who have agreed to comply with appropriate privacy standards, in order to perform services for Horizon Beers (e.g., email deployment, direct mail, research and surveys, credit card processing, customer feedback etc.). Horizon Beers does not sell or rent our customer lists to outside agencies and/or our trade partners. Personal information that Horizon Beers collects will not be used to place you on any mailing lists without your knowledge and agreement, or as otherwise permitted by law.
Horizon Beers, and service providers acting on Horizon Beers' behalf, may use personal information that you provide, or that is collected electronically by automatic means when you interact with Horizon Beers' Website or mobile applications for the purposes of research, to inform operations, and for communications planning. This data may be aggregated by combining it with data pertaining to other individuals and “Aggregate Data” refers to personal information compiled and expressed in a summary format where no personal identifiers are included.
Horizon Beers' Website uses both “first party” and “third party” cookies. First party cookies are created by Horizon Beers directly, and third party cookies are created by Horizon Beers' service providers.
Web beacons are small image or script files that are downloaded when you visit a website or open an email. They capture activity and interactions on websites and mobile application.
Cookies are used to improve the content and usability of Horizon Beers' Website and in combination with web beacons help us understand what actions you take on Horizon Beers' Website and mobile application and ensure they work correctly. It is not used for marketing or advertising purposes.
You can set your Internet browser to refuse to accept cookies and web beacons from Horizon Beers' website. Some browsers can be set to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when you receive cookies. If you choose to modify your browser, some pages or features of the Website may not function properly.
Horizon Beers may use third party web analytics tools to analyze the information generated through the use of third party cookies to look at Aggregate Data that is used for operational purposes.
Horizon Beers and its service providers maintain your personal information in a combination of paper and electronic files. Horizon Beers and its service providers employ reasonable technical, physical and administrative security measures to protect your personal information. However, it is impossible to guarantee security since "perfect security" does not exist. Consequently, Horizon Beers does not represent, warrant, covenant or guarantee the complete security of the personal information it or its service providers collect.
Horizon Beers will make reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of your personal information when you request it as long as it does not compromise Horizon Beers' privacy or security interests. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to update your personal information and account preferences.
Horizon Beers will keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary for the identified purposes or as required by law, or in accordance with our retention schedules, which may extend beyond the termination of our relationship with you. Horizon Beers reserves the right to maintain personal information records for both active and inactive (i.e. unsubscribed) customers.