Russ Harvey Consulting - Computer and Internet Services

Site Privacy Policy

Information Collection | Changes | PIPEDA/PIPA Statement

This Privacy Policy was last modified on December 11, 2023.

Russ Harvey/Russ Harvey Consulting ("us", "we", or "our") operates (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

We Respect Privacy

Our policies are designed to respect privacy.

We only collect what information is necessary to fulfill our commitments to you and then only when you have contacted us first.

We have no desire to collect unnecessary information.

Do Not Track

This site does not recognize the Do Not Track signal, but we assume that you don't want to be tracked.

No Google Analytics

To protect visitor privacy this site does not use Google Analytics.

However, if you use the site search function, results are provided by Google.

While we'd prefer to use StartPage or DuckDuckGo as safer alternatives, they don't provide the necessary mechanisms.

Notice to European Site Visitors

This site is aimed primarily at Canadian users but it is available to anyone with an Internet connection world-wide.

This site does NOT practice the sort of widespread collection and retention of personal data that GDPR is designed to address.

  • Russ Harvey Consulting neither collects nor retains site visitor details.
  • This site does not use Google Analytics.
  • All information on this site is freely available without any tracking mechanisms.

External sites linked from this site have their own privacy policies.

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Information Collection and Use

We do not collect personally identifiable information about site visitors nor do we share any such information with third parties.

Respect Our Copyright

While the content on this site is provided freely, this content is protected by copyright. It may not be used without express written permission.

If You Contact Us

We retain the right to respond if you contact us.

If you request help or hire our services, we may collect the necessary information to respond or to perform the service(s) you requested.

Correspondence Records

Our correspondence records are generally limited to the email stored in our email program unless we do business together.

We do not share that information with anyone unless it is required to comply with your requested services.

For example, if you request that we contact a vendor or service on your behalf, we will need to provide the data required to identify you as their customer and our permission to act on your behalf.

We do not maintain any databases or other segregate collections of personal data.

Business Relationships

If we do business together, there will necessarily be more personal information collected in order for us to perform any actions such business with us requires.

Such personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, postal address and phone number ("Personal Information").

Our use of that data is governed by the PIPEDA/PIPA statement on this page.

Client Working Data

Client personal information that is collected in the performance of services is stored in with that client's working data.

Such data may be deleted or destroyed at our discretion when we consider it no longer useful for the purposes which it was collected.

Business Correspondence

We reserve the right to correspond to those we have an existing business relationship. We do not engage in spam or similar “opt-out” marketing practices nor do we respond to such tactics.

We do not currently maintain mailing lists of any kind.

We may pass on information we believe is important to our individual clients or correspond as needed to fulfill our business agreements with them.

Correspondence with Third Parties

We may need to correspond with third parties on your behalf if that is part of the services we are providing to you. This may include corresponding with ISPs or hosting companies or other technical support facilities on your behalf.

In such cases, we will only provide such personal information as is required to accomplish the necessary transactions and it will be subject to the privacy policies of those entities. If you have concerns, you should let us know prior to giving us permission to proceed.

Legal Requirements

We are subject to the laws of Canada and British Columbia.

We will refuse to engage in any activity we perceive to be illegal or immoral.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.

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Changes to this Privacy Policy

Russ Harvey Consulting may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

Changes to Original Agreement

Note: The original Terms and Conditions Agreement was purchased from TermsFeed. We have modified that agreement to reflect the fact that this Site does not collect the sort of information that most sites do (e.g., cookies and Google Analytics).

We have also added privacy suggestions and the PIPEDA/PIPA statement required by Canadian law.

See also the Terms and Conditions ("Agreement") and Cookies Policy for this Site.



Web Privacy Act

Russ Harvey is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information collected on this site in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA) and the British Columbia Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).

Russ Harvey collects information from users through email and physical correspondence, online service sales and by telephone. As the sole owner of the information collected on this website, Russ Harvey will not sell, share or rent this information to others. It will be used solely for Russ Harvey's business purposes.

This website contains links to other sites. Please note that Russ Harvey is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. Russ Harvey encourages users, when leaving his site, to read the privacy policy of every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security and Confidentiality

Every online transaction and contribution on this site occurs through a safe, private and secure system that protects the user's personal information.

From time to time, Russ Harvey may communicate with existing customers via e-mail and/or telephone. If a customer does not wish further communication, he or she is given an opportunity to opt out.

If at any time Russ Harvey decides to use personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, permission will be requested from the user.

Contact Information

Russ Harvey

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 250-592-6619

Privacy Officer: Russ Harvey, owner


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Updated: December 11, 2023