At O’Neill Advisors Inc. the protection of your personal information is a top priority. This policy regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information is aligned with the principles covered in Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”).

I. Accountability

  1. This site is not intended to solicit clients under contract.
  2. O’Neill Advisors Inc. is responsible for personal information under its control.
  3. We have designated an officer who is accountable for our compliance with this Policy and all applicable privacy laws.
  4. All O’Neill Advisors Inc. directors and officers are responsible for day-to-day compliance.
  5. When we use trusted third parties to act on our behalf by performing such functions as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, processing credit card payments or providing customer service, contractual or other appropriate means are used to ensure compliance by such third parties with this Policy and all applicable privacy laws.
  6. Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by O’Neill Advisors Inc.

II. Identifying Purposes

  1. Unless the purpose is self-evident due to the nature of the transaction in question, we will identify the purposes for which personal information is collected at or before the time the information is collected.
  2. The proposed purposes will be described in a reasonably understandable manner.
  3. An example of a self-evident purpose is requesting the name and address of the person signing up for the mailing list or to take part in an event or program.

III. Consent

  1. We will collect, use or disclose your personal information only with your knowledge and consent, except where required or permitted by law.
  2. Consent can be express or, in some circumstances, implied, and given in writing, by using or not using a check-off box, electronically, orally (in person or by telephone), or by your conduct, such as use of a product or service.
  3. In determining the type of consent to obtain, we will consider all relevant factors, including the sensitivity of the information and your reasonable expectations.
  4. You may withdraw your consent at any time, on reasonable notice, subject to legal or contractual restrictions.
  5. Blog Comment Policy
    1. Civil and constructive comments are encouraged and welcome.
    2. O’Neill Advisors Inc. reserves the right to monitor comments posted on this Website and to moderate, modify or remove any content that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be abusive, offensive, “spam”, in violation of intellectual property rights of any third party, or otherwise inappropriate, without prior notice.
    3. Hyperlinks are allowed in comments, however O’Neill Advisors Inc. reserves the right to moderate, modify or remove such comments to ensure they are not in violation of the comment policies above.
    4. By posting a comment you agree to indemnify O’Neill Advisors Inc., its officers and directors from against all liabilities, judgments, damages, and costs incurred arising out of the content of your comment.

IV. Limiting Collection

  1. The collection of personal information by O’Neill Advisors Inc. will be limited to what is necessary for the purposes which it identifies.
  2. We will collect personal information by fair and lawful means.

V. Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention

  1. Personal information will not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required or permitted by law.
  2. Personal information will be retained only as long as necessary for these purposes or as required by law.

VI. Accuracy

  1. We will keep your personal information as accurate, complete and up-to-date as necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.

VII. Safeguards

  1. O’Neill Advisors Inc. will protect personal information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, including through the use of the following measures: physical (e.g., locked filing cabinets, restricted access, appropriate disposal of personal information), organizational (e.g. access only on a “need to know” basis), technological (e.g., passwords, encryption) and training of employees.

VIII. Openness

  1. Information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information will be made readily available to individuals.

IX. Individual Access

  1. Upon written request, O’Neill Advisors Inc. will inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of personal information relating to you, and give you access to that information. You have the right to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your information and have it amended as appropriate.
  2. In certain circumstances permitted by law, this information will not be disclosed to you. Some examples of these circumstances are information that contains references to other individuals, that cannot be disclosed for legal, security or commercial proprietary reasons, or that is subject to solicitor-client or litigation privilege.

X. Copyrights and Trademarks

  1. The trademarks REALTOR®, REALTORS® and the REALTOR® logo are controlled by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify real estate professionals who are members of CREA. Used under license.
  2. The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos are owned by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and identify the quality of services provided by real estate professionals who are members of CREA. Used under license.
  3. All other trademarks mentioned on this website are the property of their respective owners.

Contacting us and/or Challenging Compliance

  1. For anything to do with this Policy, including questions or comments, or to challenge our compliance with this Policy, please contact us as follows:
    George O’Neill, Managing Partner
    O’Neill Advisors Inc., Brokerage
    32 Kippendavie Avenue, Suite #3
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4L 3R4
  2. If a complaint is found to be justified, we will take appropriate measures, including, if necessary, amending our policies and practices.

This Policy is subject to PIPEDA and/or any other applicable privacy laws. O’Neill Advisors Inc. reserves the right to change it at any time without prior notice.