Privacy Policy

  1. Privacy:


    Essentia Technologies Inc. (“Essentia”) is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) which applies to any and all data collected by Essentia whether through the website located at www.guard-in.com (the “Website”) or otherwise.
  2. Purpose and Collection:

    1. Purpose:


      The purpose for collecting any personal information is to provide you with a superior level of service and customer support.
    2. Collection:

      1. Essentia may collect and receive information through the Website or via any other method of communication between you and Essentia (or a subsidiary or affiliate thereof). Furthermore, Essentia may obtain both personal and non-personal information from, among others, third party vendors and service providers, as well as marketing and advertising partners who are lawfully permitted to share such information. Any information obtained from any third party will be collected, stored and used pursuant to this Privacy Policy.
      2. Personal information collected by Essentia (or a subsidiary or affiliate thereof) may be stored and processed in any country in which Essentia, or its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, service providers and agents maintain facilities. By providing any information, you expressly consent to the transfer of your information to a location other than your country of residence (including the transfer of said information to countries that may not have been assessed as having adequate privacy laws). Nevertheless, Essentia will take commercially reasonable measures to ensure that any third party that stores your data complies with Essentia’s standards of privacy.
  3. Information:

    1. Simply browsing the Website does not require the provision of any personal information. If you choose to provide Essentia with personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of said information pursuant to this Privacy Policy.
    2. Essentia may collect and store such personal information including, but not limited to, your name, gender, email address, physical contact information and any correspondence between you and Essentia (or a subsidiary or affiliate thereof). Additionally, Essentia may collect and store certain information which is not personal in nature, such as, among others, the Internet domain for your internet service provider, the internet protocol (IP) address of the computer accessing the site, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Website, as well as information concerning your internet browser and computer operating systems.
  4. Cookies:


    Essentia may send one or more cookies – a small file containing a string of characters – to your computer or other device that uniquely identifies your browser. Cookies enable, among others, the compilation of statistical data regarding Website usage. While most web browsers automatically accept cookies, they generally allow users to decline cookies. Notwithstanding, declining cookies may interfere with your use of the Website.
  5. Protection of Personal Information:


    Essentia has taken numerous commercially reasonable precautions to ensure the safeguard of your personal information, including commercially reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures.
  6. Disclosure:


    Essentia may disclose information to:
    1. respond to legal requirements;
    2. enforce Essentia’s policies;
    3. respond to claims regarding the violation of the rights of others or protect anyone's rights, property or safety;
    4. its subsidiaries, affiliates and service providers;
    5. entities involved in any possible merger with, or acquisition of, Essentia; and
    6. law enforcement or other governmental officials in response to any request thereof. Notwithstanding, Essentia will limit the disclosure of any information only to the information which is essential to any such request. Essentia may disclose your information if it believes, in good faith, that the disclosure of such information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.

    The disclosure of any of your information will be in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  7. Legal Disclaimer:


    Essentia provides its services on an “AS-IS” and “AS-AVAILABLE” basis, without liability of any kind whatsoever other than as stipulated in the Website’s terms of use. Essentia is not responsible for events beyond its direct control. Because of the complex and constantly changing nature of technology, Essentia cannot guarantee, nor does it represent, that there will be error-free performance regarding the maintenance in the privacy of your personal information, and it will not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages relating to the use or release of personal information.
  8. General:


    Essentia may periodically make changes to this Privacy Policy and therefore recommends that you revisit this Privacy Policy regularly.
  9. Questions About the Privacy Policy:


    If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at info@guard-in.com, or by writing to Essentia at the following address:

    376 Victoria Avenue
    Suite 240
    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    H3Z 1C3