A Very Good Website Inc.
Privacy Policy


A Very Good Website Inc. is a website design and development company, that provides website development, graphic and logo design, corporate branding, and search engine optimization services. "A Very Good Website Inc.", or "Us", or "We", or "Our", or "The Company" refers to the company, A Very Good Website Inc. A Very Good Website Inc. operates in Canada, under the official name "A Very Good Website Inc." and is linked to our official website https://verygoodwebsite.ca.

A Very Good Website Inc. is a registered Corporation in the Country of Canada and in the Province of Ontario. The directors are Wil Costigan (“the developer”) and Sol Angela Kang (“the designer”). For information on our Corporation or our corporate number, please reach out to the first director at [email protected]

The user of the website, and/or client is referred to as "You", in context of this privacy policy. In certain cases, "User" or "Client" or "Your" may be used.

"Project" refers to the ongoing work or completion of a website, graphic design, website maintenance, or SEO project.

This privacy policy applies to all operations within Canada; whenever you use our website (https://verygoodwebsite.ca) – ("herein referred to as The Website, or Website"), or contact us through external channels, such as email, phone, or in person. This privacy policy will describe several aspects of the business.

The Website
Our website uses Google Analytics, which monitors the flow of users through the website, to determine which pages are being visited. Google Analytics also records user data, which includes information such as:

  • Age, Gender
  • Geographic Data (Continent, Country, Province/State, City)
  • Type of Device being used
  • Browser being used
  • Where you visit on the website
  • What you click on
  • Your ISP (E.g. Cogeco Internet, Rogers, etc.)
  • Click-Through statistics (E.g. How many users come from Facebook, etc.)

All your private data that is stored in the Google Analytics interface, can and will only be accessed by the owners, and Google. The information is used for the purpose of marketing, and statistics and will under no circumstances, be distributed to any other third parties.

Google uses the data gathered in Google Analytics to develop targeted advertising, based on your browsing behaviours. A Very Good Website Inc. does not distribute this information to advertisers, however Google AdSense is used on this website.

All forms used on the website, are encrypted (data is scrambled and hidden) and accessed via code for which is contained within the A Very Good Website Inc. server. Your information can and will not be accessed by anyone other than the owners.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics is a free web analytics service provided by Google that tracks and reports on all traffic that passes through your website or app. It also integrates with AdWords, allowing you to review the performance of your online ad campaigns by tracking site visits, conversion rates, and other key metrics.

Google Analytics uses Cookies to store data on the user’s computer, which is then processed into useful information, that can then be accessed in Google Analytics interface.

If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, please use the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Cookies
Cookies are small data files, that are stored on the user’s computer, that are kept for purposes such as: individual website preferences (colour themes, etc.), statistics, or auto-filled forms. If you would not like to use cookies, please review your browser’s (E.g. Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge) instructions on how to disable cookies.

What We Use Your Information For
Your information will be collected, whether it be from the submission of one of our forms (Contact Form, or Request-A-Quote Form), via email, phone or in person. That information will be used for the purposes of contact regarding a requested quote, requested service, or for the purpose of providing additional or supplementary information.

Your information will be kept in a secure file, that will only be accessible by the owners. The information we absolutely require to conduct business is your first name, your email or phone number. All other information you provide us such as the following, will be stored under your official client file, and will not be distributed to any third parties.

  • Last Name
  • Company Name & Information
  • Website Details (or other project details)
  • Private Details (meant to be kept from the public until an official release)

Children Under the Age of 13
Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide any information on this website.

Completed Projects for our Portfolio
Upon the completion of your project (i.e. Website & Graphic Design), we may provide images of your site, and descriptive text, that describe what we did for your project. This is listed under “View Our Work” (https://verygoodwebsite.ca/view-our-work) and will contain a link to your website.

If for any circumstance you do not want your website listed on our view our work section, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know. We would be happy to remove your information, as soon as you inform us.

Ongoing or Completed Projects
We may require access to your hosting service in order to upload your website files, images, or external files to your server. This access includes the username or email, and password to the account.

This specific private information will be kept in a secure file, and will only be accessible by the developer. Upon the completion of a project, assuming you are not requesting ongoing maintenance, your information will be deleted from the client file.

It is recommended upon the completion of a project (assuming no ongoing maintenance), that you change your password regardless of our policy on storing usernames and passwords.

If you would not like to provide the username and password to your hosting service, we are able to email you your website files, for which you may upload yourself. We can provide guidance on how to successfully load the website; however, we are restricted in our abilities, and are not responsible for any mistakes or errors that may occur.

Mailing Policy
A Very Good Website Inc. may respond via email, for which is being used to reply to a request, or to contact for the purpose of marketing. Your email address will not be given to a third party. A Very Good Website Inc. does not have a newsletter or a weekly subscriber email, therefore submitting your email via our website forms, will not result in "spam".

Changes in the Organization
In the event of a change in the organization, such as the addition of a new developer, or new member of management, we may provide access to certain aspects of your client information, only after you are made aware. We will provide an email informing you of the change. If there are any concerns prior to the change, please inform us right away.

Disputes
If you have any complaints regarding our compliance with this privacy policy, please contact us right away and we will investigate and attempt to resolve the issue.

If you would like all your personal information removed from your client file, please do not hesitate to ask. Please note however, we cannot continue operations without access to certain sets of personal information.

Social Media
A Very Good Website Inc. has several social media accounts. All our accounts are listed under @AVGWebsite. If you come across an account that is not under that username, please be aware that is not us, and we are not liable if you provide them with any sensitive information. All our social media has our company logo as the profile picture.

If you "like" our social media accounts, or follow them, your personal profile will not be shared to any third parties or the account information used by anyone other than the company.

Changes in the Privacy Policy
All changes in the privacy policy, will be linked at the top of the policy. Additionally, the created and updated time stamps are provided at the bottom of the policy and can be used as well. The policy may be changed to comply with legal requirements, or if a new module is added to our website.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding this privacy policy, please do not hesitate to contact us, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Email: [email protected]

Created: July 22, 2019
Updated: September 25, 2020
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