Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement for the Williams Scotsman of Canada, Inc. Website

We care about the privacy of the users of our web site and the confidentiality of the information shared with us. The intent of this privacy statement is to disclose our privacy practices applicable to our web site (the "Site"). By providing any personal information to us and/or by accessing the Site, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of this Policy and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Policy. You are responsible for ensuring that your access to the Site and material available on or through it is legal in each jurisdiction in or through which you access or view the Site or such material.

What information does our Site collect?

Our Site asks you to give us certain information, including your name, company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Some of this information may be personal information. Like many web sites, the Site may also collect information about visitors and the manner in which visitors utilize and navigate our Site. This information helps us to design our Site to better suit our visitors' needs. For example, our Site may track your IP address and the domain name registry information associated with that IP address. Our site may identify your internet browser, operating system and hardware platform you are using; the date and time of your visit; the name and address (URL) of the web page you viewed immediately prior to accessing the Site and the URL you go to immediately after you leave the Site; your entire query (if any) that was entered into a search engine which led you to the relevant Site; and any other "click stream" data. Additionally, the complete record of your actions at the Site, including all pages visited, the time spent on each page, the information sent or received and the names of all files uploaded or downloaded can be collected. This tracking information may be compiled by us in the aggregate and made available to third parties primarily to identify demographic data regarding visitors to our Site.

Does the Site use cookies?

Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to a user's hard drive for record keeping purposes while visiting a site. Like most web sites, we may use cookies on certain pages of our Site. Cookies make using the Internet easier by, among other things, saving your passwords and preferences for you. We may also use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, and for other purposes.

How is my personal information used?

We collect personal information in order to:

In order to better serve you or to meet regulatory requirements, we may combine information you give us online, by telephone or in writing about your product interests or experiences with readily available demographic information in order to enable us to communicate with you by telephone, e mail, mail or otherwise, about our products, services, surveys, promotions, and special offers.

We also use information collected from our Site to measure interest in the various areas of our Site, to ensure that links on the Site facilitate easy navigation and to help make the Site more interesting and informative. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Site. Your IP address also may be used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information. Except as described in this Policy, any personal information that we disclose to third parties is done in the aggregate on a non-personally identifiable basis and is used primarily to identify demographic data regarding our consumers.

To whom do we disclose information?

Information collected by us is used for the purposes of fulfilling your requests for information, responding to your inquiries, compiling usage statistics regarding the Site, and analyzing visitor preferences regarding our company. We may share the information collected on the Site with our affiliates or with outside parties in order to fulfill your requests for information or to provide our products and services to you and we may also transfer data to third parties for processing and analysis.

You acknowledge that, in the event that a third party processor or an affiliate of ours is located in the United States, your personal information may be processed and stored in the United States and that United States federal or state governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your personal information under the federal or state laws of the United States.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, in response to legal or regulatory process or to law enforcement requests by government authorities that have asserted a lawful right to access such information, to our legal counsel, or as necessary to protect our property, interests and rights.

In the event of a merger, amalgamation or sale of all or a part of our business or another similar transaction, we may transfer or disclose your personal information to a purchaser or prospective purchaser, who may collect, use and disclose such information for the purposes of evaluating and/or effecting a proposed transaction or operating and managing the affairs of the acquired business, or for the other purposes identified in this Policy.

What are the privacy policies of linked sites and other third parties?

This privacy statement only addresses the use and disclosure of personal information we collect from you. Although you may link to other sites or third parties via the Site, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties or the content of linked sites.

How do I exercise my choices about the collection, use and disclosure of my personal information?

We would like your consent to collect, use and share your personal information for the purposes and in the manner described herein, including in order to contact you and to provide you or have our partners or affiliates provide you with communications. Nonetheless, we want you to know that you have choices and can refuse or withdraw your consent as follows.

You have the choice simply not to submit any personal information to us, however this may limit our ability to serve you. In addition, by emailing us at the contact link below you may choose to limit how we use your personal information by not allowing us to share such information with third parties.

In the event that you have consented to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information, you may later withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by contacting our privacy officer as described in the section entitled "Contacting Us" below, or by following any "opt-out" instructions provided in the promotional materials sent to you. Our privacy officer will also be able to provide you with more information regarding the implications of withdrawing consent.

How can I access or change my personal information or make inquiries or complaints in relation to your privacy practices?

Subject to the conditions described below, you are entitled to request access to, and, if necessary, correct your personal information collected by us. In order to make such a request, please contact our privacy officer in writing (see "How can you contact us?" below).

Upon receipt by us of your written request, you will be informed, within a reasonable time following such request, of the existence, use and disclosure of your personal information and will be given access to that information. We will need to verify your identity before providing you with the personal information we hold about you. If you have a disability, then upon request, we will make reasonable accommodations to provide you with your personal information in an alternative format.

We may not be able to provide you with access to your personal information where the information cannot be disclosed for reasons of security or commercial confidentiality, where the information is protected by legal privilege or when access is prohibited by law. If we cannot provide access, we will inform you of the reasons why access has been denied, except when we are prohibited from doing so by law.

We may charge a reasonable fee to cover the cost of providing the information to you. If a fee is charged, we will inform you of the approximate cost of providing the information to you prior to processing your request and will provide you with the opportunity to withdraw your request.

You may challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate. Please see "How can you contact us?" below.

You can also contact our privacy officer for any questions about or to make any complaint in relation to this Policy and our privacy practices (see the "How can you contact us?" section below).

How long is my personal information retained?

We will keep your personal information only as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Policy or such longer period as may be required by applicable law.

How secure is my personal information?

We take care in trying to maintain the security of personal information we have collected. We have adopted physical and technological processes and procedures to protect the confidentiality of personal information and to safeguard personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification, in light of, among other things, the sensitivity of the information and the purposes for which it is to be used. Furthermore, each and every employee or agent of ours must abide by this Policy. Although we do not take responsibility for any theft, misuse, unauthorized disclosure, loss, alteration or destruction of data, we take reasonable precautions to prevent such occurrences.

While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Privacy policy changes

If we decide to change our Policy, we will post these changes on our website so that you can be updated as to what information we gather, how that information may be used and whether (and how) it may be disclosed to any third parties. Following the posting of such changes, you will be bound by such changes unless you advise us in writing, by phone or by e-mail that you wish to withdraw your consent (as per the procedure outlined above). You are responsible for regularly reviewing this Policy and any changes thereto.

How can you contact us?

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, you may contact us by e-mail at info [at] willscot [dot] ca.

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