Open Door Interior Designs

Privacy Policy

Open Door Interior Designs is a company that provides a variety of design & decorating services to Calgary, Airdrie, Cochran, Bragg Creek, Sundre, Olds, Carstairs. These include real estate home staging, interior decorating & interior design as well as construction management. The following Privacy Policy applies to all of these services & has been adopted Policy to ensure that Open Door Design continues to meet its commitment to you & your privacy. We respect the privacy of our clients & we are committed to keeping your personal information confidential, secure, private & accurate.

Open Door Interior Designs provides a variety of products & services to the public, including but not limited to: house staging, home decorating, interior design & home remodeling / renovation as well as retail & restaurant design services.

During the course of these services, Open Door Interior Designs may collect with consent, certain personal information about it’s clients. Open Door Interior Designs gathers & uses this personal information to provide you with the products & services you have requested in order to provide professional & competent home staging services, interior redesign, decorating consultations & design as well as construction management services to clients & to ensure that you are satisfied with the design services we have provided.

“Personal Information” means information about an identifiable individual. This may include, without limitation, the individual’s name, home address, age, income, credit history or other financial information, credit card information, personal preferences & other information about his or her family. Personal Information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
This Privacy Policy describes the ten principals that Open Door Interior Designs and decorating follows to ensure that we protect your personal information when we collect, use or disclose it in the course of our services. All employees who have access to personal information must adhere to the Privacy Policy & procedures. The Open Door Design Privacy Policy complies with Canada’s Personal Information Protection & Electronic Documents Act, which includes the ten privacy principals outlined below.

The following ten principles govern our actions as they result to the use of personal information:

Principle 1 – Accountability

Members are responsible for the proper management of all personal information under their control, & shall designate one or more persons to be accountable for compliance.

Principal 2 – Identifying

Members shall identify the purposes of collecting information before or at the time the information is collected.

Principal 3 – Obtaining Consent

The knowledge & consent of the consumer are required for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information except where inappropriate.

Principal 4 – Limiting Collection Of Personal Information

Members shall limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified.

Principal 5 – Limiting Use, Disclosure & Retention Of Personal Information

Members shall use or disclose personal information only for the reason it was collected, except with the consent of the consumer or as required by law.

Principal 6 – Accuracy Of Personal Information

Members shall keep personal information as accurate, complete, current & relevant as necessary for its identified purpose.

Principal 7 – Protecting Information

Members shall protect personal information with safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.

Principal 8 – Openness Concerning Policies & Practices

Members shall make readily available to consumers specific information about their policies & practices relating to the management of personal information.

Principal 9 – Consumer Access To Personal Information

Upon request, members shall inform a consumer of the existence, use & disclosure of his or her personal information & shall give the individual access to that information.

Principal 10 – Challenging Compliance

A consumer shall be able to address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principals to the designated accountable person or persons in the member office.

Open Door Design is obligated to keep your personal information confidential except under the following circumstances:
When Authorized by you:

Many of the services offered by Open Door Interior Design require us to obtain personal information about you in order to perform the services you have requested that we provide. We will always obtain consent from you first, & will never use the information for purposes other than those we have discussed with you prior to. You may withdraw your consent at any time, if you do not consent to our use or disclosure of certain person information, we may be unable to continue to provide all or part of the services you have requested. We are legally required to disclose information relating to government tax reporting requirements. We may be required to disclose certain information to persons specified in the court order. We will only provide the specific information requested & only upon being satisfied that the authorities have legitimate grounds to request the information.

When Permitted by Law:

The legislation has provided certain situations where Open Door Interior Designs is legally permitted to disclose person information without your consent, situations including the collection of debt in arrears, medical emergencies, or suspicion of illegal activities.
Open Door Interior Designs has extensive controls in place to maintain the security of its information & information systems. Client files are stored according to the sensitivity of the information contained therein.

From time to time Open Door Interior Designs publishes its completed projects in a variety of print, electronic & digital media. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, the name & address of the client will be withheld in all publications.

As a client, you have the right to access the Personal Information we keep in your file & you have the right to verify or amend the information if it is shown to be inaccurate. If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about you personal information, or about the Open Door Interior Designs Privacy Policy please contact us.