Rocket Transport inc. (ROCKET) is a trucking and logistics organization operating across North America. ROCKET collects certain information that you provide to us as well as information on how you use our websites, the App, the Software, Applications, and other products and services.
The Ten Principles of PIPEDA Summarized
The ten principles of PIPEDA that form the basis of this Privacy
Policy are as follows:
Accountability: organizations are accountable for the Personal information they collect, use, retain and disclose in the course of their commercial activities, including, but not
limited to, the appointment of a Chief Privacy Officer
Identifying Purposes: organizations are to explain the purposes for which the information is being used at the time of collection and can only be
used for those purposes
Consent: organizations must obtain an Individual’s express or implied consent when they collect, use, or disclose the individual’s Personal information
Limiting Collection:the collection of Personal information must be limited to only the amount and type that is reasonably necessary for the identified purposes
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention: Personal information must be used for only the identified purposes, and must not be disclosed to third parties unless the Individual consents to the alternative use or disclosure
Accuracy: organizations are required to keep Personal information in active files accurate and up-to-date
Safeguards: organizations are to use physical, organizational, and technological safeguards to protect Personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure.
Openness: organizations must inform their clients and train their employees about their privacy policies and procedures
Individual Access:an individual has a right to access Personal information held by an organization and to challenge its accuracy if need be
Provide Recourse: organizations are to inform clients and employees of how to bring a request for access, or complaint, to the Chief Privacy Officer, and respond promptly to a request or complaint by the individua
Personal information means any information about an identifiable individual. It includes, without limitation, information relating to identity, nationality, age, gender, address, telephone number, e-mail address, Social Insurance Number, date of birth, marital status, education, employment health history, assets, liabilities, payment records, credit records, loan records, income and information relating to financial transactions as well as certain personal opinions or views of an Individual. Personal information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of a person or employee of an organization.
Business information means business name, business address, business telephone number, name(s) of owner(s), officer(s) and director(s), job titles, business registration numbers (GST, RST, source deductions), financial status and information (such as credit card information, bank account information, and the like). Although Business information is not subject to PIPEDA, confidentiality of Business information will be treated with the same security measures by ROCKET staff, members and Board members, as is required for individual Personal information under PIPEDA.
Client means the business that is applying for or has been approved for a loan, (including sole proprietorships and individuals carrying on business in a partnership)
Individual means the client’s owner(s) or shareholders, co-signors, and/or any guarantor associated with a client.
App means the mobile app for ROCKET drivers.
Application means the application form or related forms completed by the individual(s) to request financing for the client through the ROCKET , and or its divisions.
Database means the list of names, addresses and telephone numbers of clients and individuals held by ROCKET in the forms of, but not limited to, computer files, paper files, and files
on computer hard-drives and that may be at least partly in the Software and/or the App.
File means the information collected in the course of processing an application, as well as information
collected/updated to maintain /service the account.
Express consent means the individual signs the application, or other forms containing Personal information, authorizing ROCKET
, and/or its divisions to collect, use, and disclose the individual's Personal information for the purposes set out in the application and/or forms.
Implied Consent means the organization may assume
that the individual consents to the information being used, retained and disclosed for the original purposes, unless notified by the individual.
Software means the software ROCKET uses to operate its
Third Party means a person or company that provides services to ROCKET in support of the programs, benefits, and other services offered by ROCKET , such as other lenders, credit bureaus,
persons with whom the individual or client does business, but does not include any Government office or department to whom ROCKET reports in the delivery of such programs, benefits or services.
Purposes of Collecting Personal Information
We may collect Personal information and Business information that is relevant for the purposes of providing services to our clients and service providers, securing our websites, meeting our
legal obligations, promoting, advertising and marketing our services and, in some cases, the products and services of our clients and researching and developing new products, services and techniques to
improve our services, business or websites.
Specifically, and without limiting the generality of the preceding paragraph, we collect, use and disclose Personal information and Business information for the
To identify you, to determine your suitability (including credit worthiness and background checks) as a supplier or customer of ROCKET (including as a driver, carrier, or customer), to
understand your needs and eligibility for products and services, to provide you such products and services, to protect you and us from error and fraud, to recommend particular products and services to
meet your needs, to provide and get updates on ongoing products and service, to respond to regulatory and governmental requests (such as Industry Canada) and to comply with legal and regulatory
requirements. Such purposes may include operation of the App and Software, which may assist in accomplishing the purposes.
Personal information and Business information may be transferred, viewed,
processed and/or stored in the US for the purposes described above. Legal requirements in the US applicable to us or our subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, intermediaries and other third parties operating on their or our behalf may include an obligation to disclose Personal information to government authorities in foreign countries.
An individual’s express, written consent
will be obtained before or at the time of collecting Personal information. The purposes for the collection, use or disclosure of the Personal information will be provided to the individual at the time of
seeking his or her consent. Once consent is obtained from the individual to use his or her information for those purposes, ROCKET has the individual's implied consent to collect or
receive any supplementary information that is necessary to fulfil the same purposes. Express consent will also be obtained if, or when, a new use is identified.
By signing the application and/or other
forms, accepting to use the App and/or Software, obtaining products or services from ROCKET , or providing products or services to ROCKET , you grant implied consent to obtain Personal information or
companies in the process of assessing the eligibility of an individual, supplier, or customer. Implied consent is also granted by the individual to permit ROCKET to report or otherwise disclose
information to Industry Canada.
An individual can choose not to provide some or all of the Personal information at any time, but if ROCKET is unable to collect sufficient information to validate the
request for financing, or other purpose for which the Personal information is being requested, the individual's Application for such financing may be turned down or the other purpose may be denied.
A client or an individual can withdraw consent to ROCKET ’s use of Personal information at any time prior to the application being approved, by making such request in writing. Once a loan has been approved,
prior to disclosing the individual's Personal information to other lenders, credit insurers and credit bureaus.
cannot be determined. ROCKET retains the right to use and disclose statistical data as it determines appropriate.
Personal information collected will be limited to the purposes set
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention
In general, we may use and/or disclose your Personal information only
in relation to the purposes identified herein. In connection with such identified purposes, we may employ third parties to process Personal information or perform tasks on our behalf, including website,
App, and Software licensors and hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, App and Software, conducting our business, or serving our clients. We seek assurances to ensure
personal information is similarly protected by these third parties in accordance with all applicable privacy and data security laws.
Use of Personal Information
Personal information will be used for
only those purposes to which the individual has consented with the following exceptions, as permitted under PIPEDA:
ROCKET will use Personal information without the individual's consent, where:
an emergency exists that threatens an individual’s life, health or security; the information is for statistical study or research; the information is publicly available;
the use is
clearly in the individual’s interest, and consent is not available in a timely way; knowledge and consent would compromise the availability or accuracy of the information, and collection is required to
investigate a breach of an agreement.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information
Personal information will be disclosed to only those ROCKET employees, suppliers, members of ROCKET committees,
PIPEDA permits ROCKET to disclose Personal information to third parties, without an individual's knowledge and consent, to: a lawyer representing ROCKET ;
collect a debt owed to ROCKET by the individual or client; comply with a subpoena, a warrant or an order made by a court or other body with appropriate jurisdiction;
a law enforcement agency in the
process of a civil or criminal investigation;
a government agency or department requesting the information;
or, as required by law. PIPEDA permits ROCKET to transfer Personal information to a third party,
without the individual's knowledge or consent, if the transfer is simply for processing purposes and the third party only uses the information for the purposes for which it was transferred. ROCKET will
ensure, by contractual or other means, that the third party protects the information and uses it only for the purposes for which it was transferred.
Retention of Personal
Information Personal information will be retained in client files as long as the use for which it was collected is active and for such periods of time as may be prescribed by applicable laws and
Personal information contained in an inactive file will be retained for a period of seven (7) years, except in the case where ROCKET has actively rejected the intended use of the Personal
Where an intended use has been rejected, the file and all Personal information contained in the file will be retained for a period of two (2) years.
ROCKET endeavours to ensure
that any Personal information provided by the individual in his or her active file(s) is accurate, current and complete as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the information has been
collected, used, retained and disclosed. Individuals are requested to notify ROCKET of any change in personal or Business information.
Information contained in inactive files is not updated.
ROCKET will use physical, organizational, and technological measures to safeguard Personal information to only those ROCKET employees, volunteers, or third parties who need to know this
Organizational Safeguards: Access to
Personal information will be limited to the parties that require it for the purposes herein, and for the duration of that need.
Physical Safeguards: Active files are stored in locked filing cabinets when
not in use. Access to work areas where active files may be in use is restricted to ROCKET employees only and authorized third parties. All inactive files or Personal information no longer required are
shredded prior to disposal to prevent inadvertent disclosure to unauthorized persons.
- Technological Safeguards: Personal information contained in ROCKET computers and electronic databases, the App and the
Software, are password protected and are protected in conformance with reasonably prudent industry norms. Access to any of the ROCKET 's computers also is password protected. ROCKET 's Internet router or
server has firewall protection sufficient to protect personal and confidential Business information against virus attacks and "sniffer" software arising from Internet activity.
An Individual who wishes to review or verify what Personal information is held
by ROCKET , or to whom the information has been disclosed (as permitted by the Act), may make the request for access, in writing, to the ROCKET 's Chief Privacy Officer.
verification of the individual's identity, the Chief Privacy Officer will respond within 60 days. ROCKET is entitled to request sufficient Personal information to allow us to confirm whether or not we
Please advise us if
you need any help in preparing your request and we will ensure you are provided with such assistance. Additionally, for those with a sensory disability, we will endeavour to provide you with access to
your personal information in an alternate format, if so requested.
Please contact our Chief Privacy Officer for such requests and assistance. There may be circumstances where we are unable to provide the
requested access. Those circumstances include if the cost of providing access would be prohibitive, the information contains references to other individuals, disclosure is prohibited for legal, security
or commercial proprietary reasons, and/or the information is subject to solicitor client or litigation privilege.
If the individual finds that the information held by ROCKET is inaccurate or incomplete,
upon the individual providing documentary evidence to verify the correct information, ROCKET will make the required changes to the individual's active file(s) promptly.
individual has a concern about ROCKET 's Personal information handling practises, a complaint, in writing, may be directed to the ROCKET 's Chief Privacy Officer.
Upon verification of the individual's
identity, ROCKET 's Chief Privacy Officer will act promptly to investigate the complaint and provide a written report of the investigation's findings to the individual.
Where ROCKET 's Chief Privacy
Officer makes a determination that the individual's complaint is well founded, the Chief Privacy Officer will take the necessary steps to correct the offending information handling practise and/or revise
ROCKET 's privacy policies and procedures.
Where ROCKET 's Chief Privacy Officer determines that the individual's complaint is not well founded, the individual will be notified in writing.
individual is dissatisfied with the finding and corresponding action taken by ROCKET 's Chief Privacy Officer, the individual may bring a complaint to the Federal Privacy Commissioner at the address
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Web address: www.privcom.gc.ca
112 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1H3
Any questions regarding this or any
Requests for access to information, or to make a complaint, are to be made in writing and sent to the Chief Privacy Officer at
the address below:
2642 Cedar Park PI Abbotsford, BC V2T3S5 Canada
Amendment to ROCKET 's Privacy Policies
2004. This policy is subject to amendment in response to developments in the privacy legislation.
Additional Terms and Conditions
Notwithstanding that we take the security precautions set out herein to protect your privacy and confidentiality,
we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal information or company information. E -mails or forms sent via the Internet are neither confidential nor secure and can be viewed and modified by third
parties. ROCKET will not be liable for damages arising from messages sent to it via unsecured e-mail or other messages sent electronically (SMS, etc.).
Financial transactions may be processed
through a payment provider and/or the App or Software. Such financial transactions may include Personal information and/or Business information. Such third parties may access, process, and store, Personal
information and/or Business information as may be required to process transactions.
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