Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Giatec Scientific Inc. collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”), Giatec’s mobile applications (“App”) and the Giatec 360 solution (“Cloud”). This privacy policy applies to the Site, App, Cloud and all products and services offered by Giatec Scientific Inc (“Products”).

Personal identification information

  • We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users use our Products, register on the Site, App or Cloud, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available in our Products. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, location and optional profile photo. Users may, however, use our Products anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Product related activities.

Non-personal identification information

  • We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Products. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, type of mobile device, language preference, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Products, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

  • Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Mobile Applications

  • Our Apps may collect personal identification information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number, location, optional profile photo in order to provide the best customer experience. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain App related activities. Our apps utilize location permissions in order to update data from nearby sensors when SmartHub functionality is enabled in the App. The App needs to use the location in the background, even when the app is not in use in order to have uninterrupted service.

How we use collected information:

Giatec Scientific Inc. collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To personalize user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided in our Products.
  • To improve our Products: We continually strive to improve our product offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from Users.
  • To improve customer service: Use information helps us to more effectively respond to customer service requests and support needs.
  • To process transactions: We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
  • To send periodic emails: The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If the User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect User information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of User’s personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Products.

Sharing User personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share User information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that Users have given us their permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Products that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Products. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Your Privacy Rights

Giatec Scientific Inc. respects your rights to your personal data and will upon request provide any of the following:

  • Inform you or provide a copy of the personal information we have about you;
  • Correct or update your personal information; or,
  • Delete / remove your personal information.

Please contact us at with any questions or requests regarding your personal information

Changes to this privacy policy

Giatec Scientific Inc. has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using these Products, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Products. Your continued use of the Products following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of our products, or your dealings with our products, please contact us at:

Giatec Scientific Inc.
245 Menten Place, Suite 300
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K2H 9E8

This document was last updated on March 26th, 2021

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