Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Veneto Homes we value your business and respect your right to privacy. We want you to feel secure about any private information that you provide to us, and have therefore outlined our Privacy Policy below.

This Privacy Statement has been adopted by Veneto Homes in order to demonstrate our commitment to the protection of individual privacy. The following discloses the personal information collection, use and disclosure practices of Veneto Homes.

For the purposes of this Statement, "personal information" means information that is personally identifiable to individuals. "Non-identifiable information" means information that cannot be associated with or traced back to specific individuals with any certainty.

How and When Veneto Homes Collects Personal Information

1. Veneto Homes collects personal information from individuals on a voluntary basis through surveys, contest entry forms, registration forms, questionnaires and transaction documents both online and offline. The personal information includes contact information (for example, name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number), demographic information, household information, preference information and transaction-related information.

Use of Personal Information by Veneto Homes

2. Veneto Homes uses personal information that it collects for the following:

  • To communicate with individuals
  • To understand individual needs
  • To promote and offer products, services and special offers that meet individual needs or that might be of interest to individuals based on information provided and approved by Veneto Homes
  • To provide individuals with products or services that are requested or that is part of Veneto’s ongoing service with its customers
  • To conduct, process and complete transactions with Veneto Homes customers.

The information also enables us to develop and customize our products and services to better meet the needs and preferences of customers. Veneto may, from time to time, contact individuals by electronic format, regular mail or telephone for any of the purposes set out above.

Disclosure of Personal Information by Veneto Homes

3. Veneto Homes does not sell, rent or trade personal information that it collects. Veneto will not knowingly disclose personal information to any third parties except in the following circumstances:

  • When Veneto has received consent to do so or under limited circumstances specifically described at such time as personal information is collected
  • When Veneto, in good faith, believes the law permits or requires such disclosure
  • To affiliated and associated companies within the Veneto Homes umbrella and only for the purposes described in paragraph 2 above. These affiliated and associated companies and their respective employees are restricted from using the personal information for any other purpose other than as described in paragraph 2 above.
  • To its agents, professional advisors, promotional and marketing agencies, and to any other Third Parties in order to complete transactions, to process data and to service customers. These Third Parties and their respective employees are only provided with such personal information as is necessary to perform the services for which they have been contracted and are restricted from using the personal information for any other purpose other than as described in paragraph 2 above.
  • In the event of the sale of Veneto Homes, personal information may be one of the transferred business assets.

Retention of Personal Information by Veneto Homes

4. At such time as personal information is no longer required for the purposes stated in this Privacy Statement or other statutory requirements, such personal information will be made anonymous or destroyed.

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Non-Identifiable Information

5. Veneto Homes collects and uses Non-Identifiable Information to assess the effectiveness of web site content and traffic. This allows Veneto to improve the quality of visits to web sites managed by it by streamlining visitors’ ability to navigate these sites and developing featured programs and content that will be of interest to visitors. Aggregate non-identifiable information is used to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behaviour of individuals, and to measure demographics and interests.

6. Veneto also uses aggregate non-identifiable information it collects to inform its current and prospective sponsors and advertisers about the number of visits to its web sites, the demographic characteristics of these visitors and the number of times visitors have viewed and "clicked" on their advertisement(s). Veneto also discloses to advertisers the overall demographics available regarding visitors who "clicked" on their advertisement. Aggregate non-identifiable information may be used to describe Veneto services and products to third parties such as prospective business partners and financial institutions. In any of these circumstances, only non-identifiable information in an aggregate form and not personal information is disclosed.

Websites Operated by Third Parties

7. Web sites operated by Veneto may contain links to other web sites that may collect personal information. This Statement does not extend to the data collection, disclosure, use and retention practices of such third parties and Veneto does not assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of such third parties. Individuals should read the privacy policies of such third parties, and make an informed decision whether or not to visit such web sites and/or provide personal information to such third parties based upon their privacy practices and individual discretion.

Safeguarding Personal Information

8. Veneto Homes has taken measures to protect the security and confidentiality of personal information as are appropriate in the circumstances. Personal information is stored in confidential databases and locations in the Greater Edmonton Area. These sites have appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under the care and control of Veneto. Any information transmitted via the Internet, however, may be intercepted by third parties. Veneto does not assume any liability for interception, alteration or misuse of information transmitted over the Internet. Veneto employees are restricted from using and disclosing personal information collected by Veneto Homes other than in accordance with this Statement.

Accessing Personal Information

9. Individuals have the right to access, verify and correct or amend all of their personal information collected by Veneto Homes. Veneto Homes believes that it is imperative that personal information be as accurate, complete and up to date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is collected. Accordingly, to help Veneto keep personal information as current as possible, Veneto encourages individuals to amend inaccuracies and make corrections in their personal information collected by Veneto Homes as often as necessary. To access verify and correct or amend personal information, please send an email to the main office.

Intellectual Property & Copyright

10. All materials, photography, floor plans and designs contained in this website are property and copyright of Veneto Homes. Any attempt to change or duplicate the information is prohibited.

How to File a Complaint

11. To file a complaint with Veneto concerning the collection, use and/or disclosure of personal information, please send an email to the main office.

All complaints will be investigated by Veneto as soon as is practical in the circumstances. Individuals will be notified of the outcome of the investigation of complaints clearly and promptly and will be notified of any relevant steps taken or to be taken as a result of a complaint.

The Choice to Provide Personal Information or to Receive Certain Information and Promotional Materials

12. Individuals always have the choice whether or not they wish to supply Veneto Homes with personal information. Individuals wishing to "opt-out" of receiving certain informational and promotional materials from Veneto or who otherwise object to the collection, use and disclosure policies as provided under this Privacy Statement, are asked to contact the main office at Veneto by email or phone.

Comments and Questions

13. Any comments or questions about this Statement, should be addressed to Veneto Homes as follows:

By email: info@venetohomes.ca
By phone: 780-756-2400

Effective Date of Statement

13.This Statement has been adopted by Veneto Homes as of April 1, 2013. Revisions to the Statement will be posted on the company website as soon as practical.