EDC is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and users (you/your) who visit our website (the Website). This privacy notice sets out our personal information collection and sharing practices and is intended to inform you of the ways in which the Website collects personal information, the uses of that personal information and the ways in which we will share any personal information you choose to provide to us. If you are a customer or visitor located in Canada, please review the Privacy Notice.
If you are an existing customer of ours, further details about how we use your personal information may be set out in your customer contract with us. Further notices highlighting certain uses we wish to make of your personal information together with the ability to opt in or out of selected uses may also be provided when we collect personal information from you.
Our websites may contain links to other third party websites. If you follow a link to any of those third party websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or processing of your personal information. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to such third party websites.
This Privacy Notice is intended to explain our privacy practices and covers the following areas:
We will collect and process all or some of the following personal information about you:
In this section, we set out the purposes for which we use personal information that we collect via our Website.
We will only use your personal information where we are permitted to do so by applicable law. Under EU data protection law, the use of personal data must be justified under one of a number of legal bases. The full description of each of these legal bases can be found in the Annex below.
We may use your personal information in the following ways. In each case, we note the legal bases that we rely on to use your personal information.
Please note that in addition to the disclosures we have identified below, we may disclose personal information for the purposes we explain in this notice to service providers, contractors, agents, advisors (e.g. legal, financial, business or other advisors) and affiliates of EDC.
Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies using our Privacy Preference Centre. Blocking some types of cookies, however, may affect your experience of our Website and the services we are able to offer you.
This Privacy Notice was last updated on October 5, 2020.