Privacy Statement


We at Tuio Payments Inc. (“We” or “Tuio”) are firmly committed to privacy and transparency, and recognize that the businesses and end users with whom we do business with value their privacy as well. However, in order to provide our services, the collection and certain use of personal data and information is often necessary, and frankly, desirable, and because of that we take great care to collect only the information necessary for the provision of our services. The following discloses our information gathering and disclosure practices for use of our services by customers and end users (“Service”). Please be advised that the policy contained herein applies to all Tuio websites, apps, and platforms, (collectively “Platforms”) and Services that We provide. By utilizing and accessing the Services and/or Platform you consent to the use of personal information described herein. You may withdraw your consent to the processing/use of personal information at any time. However, withdrawing such consent may result in your inability to continue using the Platform and/or the Services. We reserve the right to make changes and updates to this Privacy Policy and to post it. Your continues use of our Services constitutes acceptance of such changes and updates

Purpose of Collection ?
Personal information collected through our Service may be utilized for several purposes, including, but not limited to:
• access, store and analyze your information so that you may benefit from our Service;
• maintenance of internal records;
• provide, support and updates to improve the Service;
• communicate with you about the subscribed Service;
• need for compliance with certain legal requirements;
• general operational needs for the business in order to optimize the Service.

What is Collected ? How is It Used ?
We may collect a selection of personal information that is relevant for the provision of the Services and/or otherwise permitted by applicable law. Such information may include individual name, address, phone number, email address, login information, bank account information or payment card number (which is needed in order to process payment but is not stored on our servers). By engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information on the Platform, you consent to our providing of such financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine necessary to support and process your activities and transactions.

Processing of personal information may include using, storing, recording, transferring, sharing, anonymizing and destroying personal information as necessary for the provision of Services, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

We may retain and use personal as required to accomplish the purposes for which it was collected or as necessary to for resolution of disputes, contract enforcement, and overall compliance with legal/accounting obligations. We may also anonymize data so that it cannot be associated with you.

We may also disclose your personal information in connection with a merger or amalgamation with another entity, a corporate re-organization, a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets or stock, including any due diligence exercise carried out in relation to the same, provided that the information disclosed continues to be used for the purposes permitted in this privacy policy by the entity acquiring the information.

Cookies and other tracking mechanisms may be used to track information about your use of our Platform or Services. We may combine this information with other personal information we collect from you to track content usage and traffic. A cookie is an identifier that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes We may use cookies to help compile aggregate statistics about usage of our Platform. You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie. This gives you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.

Security of Personal Information
The security of your personal information is very important to us and We take it seriously. We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures to support in the protection against accidental or unlawful destruction, and/or unauthorized disclosure or access. Notwithstanding the foregoing however, please be aware that no data security measures can guarantee 100% security and no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100 % secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Sharing of Personal Information
Unless you opt out, we may share personal information about our users with service providers that may be associated with us to perform functions on our behalf. Please note that We choose these third parties with great care. In addition, third parties will be contractually bound to commercially reasonable security standards and guidelines regarding the handling of information.

Compliance With Laws
Canadian law, at the federal and provincial level, has enacted personal information and protection legislation (collectively “Privacy Legislation”). The Privacy Legislation outlines the way personal information may be used in Canada, and Tuio shall comply with applicable Privacy Legislation. The Privacy Legislation defines personal information as anything that identifies an individual, such as, for example, their name, telephone number, age, home address, email address. You may at any time contact us regarding our collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information.

Last Updated August 2017.