We may collect personal information from you when you:
RONA may also conduct video surveillance of its stores and other premises for security and loss prevention reasons.
RONA may use personal information to:
RONA may also disclose your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist us in collecting any debt owed by you.
RONA will not trade, rent or sell your personal information to any third party unless we tell you about it and obtain your consent.
Some products and services that are provided through RONA (such as RONA credit cards, extended warranties and installation and repair services) may be provided by third parties in cooperation with RONA. In order to provide you with the products or services that you request from us, we may have to transfer information about you to these third parties.Where RONA transfers personal information to third parties for processing on behalf of RONA, a contract containing appropriate privacy protection terms will be in place before any information is transferred to the third party. These terms must provide that the third party will not use the personal information for their own purposes, will keep the personal information secure, and will only process the information on the instructions of RONA.In addition, using certain third party products to purchase products or services from RONA (such as a credit card not issued by RONA) may require us to provide your personal information to third parties in order to process the transaction.
An individual’s request for access to their personal information in the possession of RONA should be directed to a RONA store manager or to the RONA Privacy Officer. In order to verify that the information is being released to the proper person, individuals may be asked to provide suitable identification or to otherwise identify themselves.An individual may update or correct any of their personal information that RONA has its possession by contacting the RONA store manager in the store they visited or the RONA Privacy Officer and making a written request. Individuals may be asked to provide suitable identification or to otherwise identify themselves before any corrections will be made, and RONA reserves the right to request appropriate proof of the correctness of any of the requested corrections.
Individuals may withdraw their consent to RONA’s use or disclosure of their personal information by contacting the RONA store manager they visited or the RONA Privacy Officer and making a written request. Individuals may be asked to provide suitable identification or to otherwise identify themselves.
In some circumstances, the withdrawal of consent to certain uses or disclosures of personal information may mean that RONA is no longer able to provide certain products or services to the individual or may be unable to process returns, exchanges or refunds. If this is the case, RONA will inform you when you contact us to withdraw your consent and give you the choice.
RONA will only retain personal information for as long as it is necessary to process related transactions, maintain appropriate financial and audit records and protect RONA’s legitimate commercial interests.
All personal information collected by RONA is protected by security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. All personal information stored in electronic form, including all information collected through the rona.ca web site, is kept in confidential and secure data banks. Paper records in RONA’s stores or head office that contain personal information are kept in locked cabinets. RONA evaluates its equipment and security procedures regularly and modifies them if necessary, so it can remain at the leading edge of security technology.
Through its advanced online retail portal, rona.ca, RONA provides its customers with an unparalleled opportunity to browse for products and to obtain information about renovations and home improvement.
(a) What types of personal information is collected on the rona.ca web site?
RONA collects various types of personal information on the rona.ca web site. For example, rona.ca visitors can choose to become a member of the rona.ca web site to participate in some activities on the web site or to take advantage of special offers available to members only. To become a member, visitors must sign in by giving their names, phone number, postal address and e-mail address as well as a password of their choice. Personal information can also be required for participation in a contest or any promotions such as surveys or other activities that may take place through the rona.ca site.
Visitors that purchase on-line via the "SHOP" section will be asked to provide their delivery address or pick-up address, if different from their postal address, their phone number and their credit card information.
(b) Modification or update of personal data provided on the rona.ca web site.
If you are a rona.ca member, you may also review and modify any of the personal information contained in your member profiles at any time by clicking the "Member Profile" button. Then follow the relevant instructions to modify your profiles.
You may also access the contents of cookies on your hard disk by rona.ca, although the data may not be readily decipherable.
(d) What does RONA do with the personal information collected on the rona.ca web site?
Personal information transmitted to RONA is used for:
(e) How does RONA protect the personal information collected on the rona.ca web site?
Any credit card information supplied to RONA by means of the "SHOP" section form is kept confidential with a secure connection. Users who wish to know more about the steps taken by RONA to ensure transaction security may consult the Transaction Security section of the rona.ca web site.
Passwords are used to identify rona.ca web site users, who are their custodians and responsible for their confidentiality. Users should not disclose their passwords or authorize anyone to use them. RONA uses passwords to protect the confidentiality of personal information to which users want access. For example, if users want to access their profiles or purchasing history, they need to identify themselves using their passwords. Hence, any person with access to a user’s password could obtain the same information. Whenever users allow other people to use their computers, they should exit the computer from browsers at the end of each visit to the rona.ca web site.