Privacy

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. Privacy Statement For Personal Information Collected On This Website

Our Commitment to Privacy

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. ("P&WC") appreciates your interest in its products and services and your use of its website www.pwc.ca and/or P&WC eBusiness Solutions Portals (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "Website"). P&WC recognizes that building long-term business relationships depends in large part on trust. Earning your trust begins with P&WC's commitment to protect your privacy.

This privacy statement applies only to personal information collected during visits to this Website. It does not apply to personal information collected offline or manually processed data.

P&WC provides this online privacy statement to make you aware of P&WC's privacy practices and the choices you may make about the way P&WC collects, uses and discloses personal information you provide through the Website. This statement is accessible on our home page and at the bottom of every Web page on this site.

Publicly Accessible Portions of the Website

You can visit the publicly accessible pages of P&WC's Website (that do not require a password for access) without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information unless you choose to do so. Visitors to P&WC's Website are asked to provide personal information such as:

  • name, mailing address, and e-mail address, if they want to communicate with P&WC (e.g., to ask a question or request information); and/or
  • information contained in a resume, cover letter, or similar employment-related materials, in order to inquire about or submit a résumé in response to an employment opportunity advertised on our Website.

P&WC uses this personal information only to communicate with you (e.g., answer your questions, respond to your requests, process and respond to your application for employment). If you choose not to provide us with such personal information, you may still access certain portions of our Website.

Password-protected Portions of the Website

P&WC also makes available to customers, suppliers, employees and others, by invitation only, password protected portions of the Website. We strongly recommend that you do not disclose your password to anyone. Before accessing these portions of the Website, you must complete a registration process, which requires you to provide information such as name, business affiliation, e-mail address, and in some cases nationality, to obtain access credentials. P&WC uses the personal information you supply during registration only to verify your identity and permission to access a particular page of the Website, to provide you with customized content, to log your use of certain portions of P&WC's password-protected Website, to engage in transactions with you or your company and/or to determine your eligibility to view and/or use export controlled content. In some cases, you may be asked to provide additional information after your initial registration to verify information you previously provided to obtain access to additional services. If you choose not to provide P&WC with required personal information during or after the registration process, P&WC may deny you access to some or all portions of P&WC's password-protected pages of the Website.

Sharing the Information

Except as discussed below, P&WC will not sell, rent, lease or in any other manner disclose to third parties the personal information it collects online from you:

Service Provider Arrangements

P&WC may transfer (or otherwise make available) personal information collected from you with P&WC's affiliates - Carrier, Chubb, Hamilton Sundstand, Kidde, Otis, Pratt&Whitney, Sikorsky, UT Research center, UTC Power and UTC and with service providers for the purposes described in this statement. For example, we may use service providers to authorize and process payments, host our Website, operate certain of its features, send email or other communications, conduct customer research, manage and analyze data and our advertising effectiveness.

Sale of Business

We may transfer any information we have about you as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of P&WC or as part of a reorganization, stock or other sale, or other change in control.

Legal

P&WC, our affiliates and our service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by applicable law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or as otherwise permitted by law.

Only P&WC employees, affiliates and other third party service providers with proper authorization will have access to your personal information, and only to the extent necessary for the purposes described in this statement. . Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes. P&WC will not otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected.

Access

&WC strives to keep your personal information accurate. P&WC provides access to the personal information it collects online from you so that you may review, update, amend, or correct inaccuracies in it. To protect your privacy and security, P&WC will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your personal information. To access your personal information, return to the Web page where you originally entered it and follow the instructions on that Web page. If you cannot access your information on the Web page, please telephone Customer Help Desk 1 800 268 8000 for assistance. You can also send your request, as well as any complaints about our online privacy practice to webmaster@pwc.ca.

P&WC will store and process your personal information in Longueuil (Quebec)

Security and Integrity

P&WC is committed to ensuring the security and integrity of your information. P&WC has adopted reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures in an effort to safeguard the personal information you provide to P&WC online. These procedures help protect the information against unauthorized access or disclosure, loss or misuse, and alteration or destruction. Unfortunately, no collection or transmission of information over the Internet or otherwise can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information.

Children

Although P&WC's Website is not directed at children, P&WC is committed to complying with all applicable laws and requirements. P&WC does not knowingly collect information from persons under the age of 13. If P&WC learns that it has personal information relating to a person under the age of 13, P&WC will delete that information from our systems.

Links to Unrelated Party Websites

Links to unrelated party Web sites found on P&WC's Website are provided solely as a convenience. These links are not intended as an endorsement of or referral to the linked websites. If you use these links, you leave the P&WC Website. The linked websites have separate and independent privacy statements, notices and terms of use, which we recommend you read carefully. P&WC has not reviewed these unrelated party sites, and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content, or their privacy policies and practices, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose, secure and otherwise treat your personal information. Except as provided herein, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your consent.

How P&WC Uses Cookies

In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or submitting any personal information. However, we collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Website. We use this information to help us understand our Website activity, and to monitor and improve our Website.

P&WC also collects information online such as a user's domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed to better understand your needs and to provide better service. P&WC uses non-personally identifiable information that it collects online to measure the number of visitors to the Website and to determine the features of the Website that the users find useful based on the amount of traffic to those features. P&WC uses this information to enhance the user's experience at the Website and to prepare future content based on users' interests.

P&WC may use cookie technology to obtain non-personal information from you when you visit P&WC's Website. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer's hard drive that allows Web sites to recognize repeat users, facilitate users' access to sites, and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements at the Website. If users do not want cookies to be accessible to P&WC, most browser programs allow users to deny or disable the use of cookies. If you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of our Website. If you choose not to disable the use of cookies, then your browser adds the text in a small file. Cookies allow a Web application to respond to you as an individual. By gathering and remembering information about your preferences, the Web application can tailor its operation to your needs, likes, and dislikes. Cookies also help us analyze Web traffic and let us know when you visit a particular site.

Overall, P&WC's limited use of cookies helps P&WC operate a more effective Website by monitoring what's working and what isn't through site traffic analysis. P&WC wants to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information other than the data you choose to share with P&WC.

Periodic Changes

Please note that P&WC reviews its online privacy practices from time to time and those practices are subject to change. Therefore, users should periodically review this page to ensure familiarity with the most current version of our online privacy statement.

Applicable laws

This privacy statement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws of the Province of Quebec and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

Effective Date - October 1, 2008