Business Link policies

Privacy

The only information collected that is used to identify you is information you give voluntarily. When you submit a question or comment, you may be asked for your name, email address, or other information. This information is only used to process and respond to your question or comment and is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. This information is not disclosed except to authorized personnel who need it to answer your question.

Links to other websites

Links to websites not under the control of Business Link are provided solely for the convenience of users, and the Business Link is not responsible for the content of any other website. Business Link does not endorse, authorize, approve, certify, maintain, or control these external websites, and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy or timeliness of the information located there. Business Link is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. Business Link encourages users to review the privacy policies of any linked websites before using any website or disclosing personal information online.

Copyright / permission to reproduce

Content on this website is produced and/or compiled by Business Link to provide small businesses with the relevant information, appropriate tools and resources needed to achieve successful and sustainable business.

The material on this site is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act, by Canadian laws, policies, regulations and international agreements. Such provisions serve to identify the information source and, in specific instances, to prohibit reproduction of materials without written permission.

Business Link encourages linking to our website. We ask only that:

  • Business Link be identified as the source; and
  • The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the materials reproduced nor as having been made in affiliation with or with the endorsement of Business Link.

Cookies

Our website may make use of “cookie” technology to measure site activity and to customize information to your personal tastes. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then store the cookie on your hard drive. So, when you come back to visit us again, we can tailor information to suit your individual preferences. The goal is to save you time and provide you with a more meaningful visit. Although the information is stored on your hard drive, a cookie can never look at the contents of your hard drive, or deliver information on your hard drive to others. Cookies are not used to spy on you or your Internet activities. They store information you have entered at the website, such as an ID or your interests, and may record the pages you have looked at. When you visit our site, we may collect and store information about your visit. This information may include the time and length of your visit, the pages you view on our site, the last site you visited before coming to ours, and the name of your internet service provider.

We use this data on an aggregate basis to measure site activity, and on an individual basis to make the site more useful and provide information that may be of interest to you. We reserve the right to use these cookies for marketing and remarketing purposes through third-party ad clients for our various events, services and offers. If you wish to opt-out, or have the cookies removed, you can simply delete them from your browsing history.

Disclaimer

Information on this website comes from third-parties including different departments and agencies, as well as external sources. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy, currency and reliability of the content. If you have comments / questions, call us at 1-800-272-9675 or send an email to askus@businesslink.ca, and our staff will be pleased to help you.