Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is dated 12/08/2023 This Privacy Policy has been developed by Symmetry Group Advisors, PC. (SGA) to reflect our commitment to providing the highest level of integrity in customer service. SGA strives to provide you with useful information about our privacy policies. Privacy policies are in place to implement the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) and other relevant privacy legislation. PIPEDA – SGA’s Privacy Policy and Procedures implement the principles of PIPEDA and other privacy laws, including: Accountability: We educate all our staff to be privacy sensitive; our Privacy Compliance Officer monitors ongoing PIPEDA and privacy law compliance and responds to inquiries. Identifying Purposes: We state the purposes for collecting personal information before or at the time of collection. Consent: We obtain consent prior to collecting personal information. Limiting Collection: We limit the collection of personal information to that which is required for a specific program and to that which is voluntarily provided. Limited Use, Disclosure and Retention: We use the personal information that is provided to us for no other purposes than those disclosed (for which it was collected) and we retain it only as long as necessary to fulfill those disclosed purposes. Accuracy: Our employees take commercially reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of personal information provided to us. Safeguards: We use commercially reasonable methods of physical, organizational, and technological security safeguards in the collection, use, disclosure, and retention of personal information provided to us. We do not sell, trade, or exchange mailing lists. Openness: We are committed to providing you with information about our privacy policies, and to responding to your questions. Individual Access: Upon request, individuals will be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of their personal information by us, and receive access to that information and make reasonable changes to it as necessary to maintain accurate records. You are also able to modify, change, or correct some personal information in your profile yourself. Opting Out: You may opt out of a service by contacting us. SGA also has a “Do Not Mail / Do Not Call” service. Personal information is any information which personally identifies a user, such as a name, address, phone number, e-mail address, employment history, etc. Personal information does not include the name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of business contacts. Use – We use your personal information for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy and for other uses disclosed at the time the personal information is collected. For example, Personal information will be used to contact users with information about updates to our website, respond to inquiries, provide users with information about SGA's business, and to send newsletters (you may opt out of receiving the newsletter at any time) and other information to keep you up to date with what we are doing. We also use personal information that a candidate provides us with in order to match the candidate with a suitable employer. SGA may disclose your personal information to a government or quasi-governmental agency that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where SGA has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, or to comply with a warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information We may also disclose your personal information to the extent required to enforce our Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy. Storage and Protection –SGA stores your personal information on secured servers in the United States. We take commercially reasonable steps to keep your personal information secure from unauthorized access. There are risks with any communication of information over the Internet. SGA ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY IF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS INTERCEPTED OR OTHERWISE INTERFERED WITH BY THIRD PARTIES. You should take precautions to ensure that your personal information is not accessed by others, including taking precautions such as using passwords and turning off your computer when you are finished using it. Non-Identifiable Information – Like many websites, our website automatically collects certain non-identifiable information regarding website users, such as your mobile phone, computer’s and your Internet Service Provider’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses, the date and time you access our website, the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website, your operating system, the sections, pages and images of the website you visit, read and view, and the content you download from the website. SGA uses this non-identifiable information for website and system administration purposes and to improve the website. For the purpose of enabling better website design and a better user experience, we employ Google Analytics (a web service by Google, Inc.) to track site traffic and provide aggregate reports of how the public interacts with our website. Session cookies are employed by Google Analytics in the form of client-side JavaScript code. In utilizing this analytics service, SGA maintains its existing standards in regards to the sharing and disclosure of information, security and privacy safeguards for the data, and the data retention policy, each described below. Google Analytics analyzes website usage information automatically upon visits to the SGA website(s). Users who do not wish to have their visit information collected by Google Analytics may opt-out by downloading a browser extension or by disabling cookies in their browser settings. Opting-out of web measurements will still permit users to access the full SGA website, with all included information and functionality. Cookies – Our website uses “cookies”, a technology that installs information on a website user’s computer to permit the website to recognize future visits using that computer and enhance your user experience. In other words, SGA uses your “cookie” information to recognize you as a previous user of the website. You may choose to decline cookies if your browser permits, but doing so may affect your use of the website and your ability to access certain website features or engage in transactions through the website. A cookie does not tell us your individual identity unless you have chosen to provide it to us. Most cookies expire after a defined period of time. Tracking – SGA will recognize Web browser “do not track” signals. If you would like additional information about online tracking and various opt-out mechanisms, please see Because we link to social media sites, and from time to time may include third-party advertisements, other parties may collect your personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different web sites when you visit this site. Please note that not all tracking will stop even if you delete cookies. Encryption – SGA uses no encryption (data scrambling) on certain portions of the site, but uses encryption on portions where you are transmitting financial information, such as credit card information. When you are on any web site that asks you for confidential information, you should check to see if the information being transmitted is encrypted in order to increase the security of your information. Keep in mind that there is no such thing as perfect security. Additional Rights: – Applicable laws may give you additional rights that are not described in this online privacy policy. SGA may modify and update its Privacy Policy from time to time. Changes will be noted here so that you can be fully informed about our privacy policies. Your continued use of this website after any changes to the Privacy Policy are made constitutes your acceptance of the Privacy Policy. For further information on Privacy matters contact [email protected]. This Privacy Policy is current as of December 08, 2023.