Privacy Notice

West Face Capital Inc. (“West Face”) has established policies and procedures to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in a manner that balances an individual client’s right to privacy with the need of West Face to collect, use or disclose personal information for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances, in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations (“Privacy Laws”). This Privacy Notice addresses the privacy and related issues associated with the use of this website.

West Face adheres to the following 10 principles:

  1. Accountability. West Face is responsible for individual client personal information under its control and has designated a Privacy Officer who is generally accountable within the organization for assisting West Face in being compliant with this policy and applicable Privacy Laws.
  2. Identifying Purposes. West Face shall identify the purposes for which it collects individual client personal information at or before the time of collection, and in any case, prior to use or disclosure of the personal information for the identified purposes.
  3. Consent. The knowledge and consent of an individual client are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information, except where the collection, use or disclosure of such information without such knowledge and consent is permitted by law or a recognized authority. In appropriate circumstances, consent may be implied.
  4. Limiting collection. West Face shall limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes that it has identified. Such information shall be collected by fair and lawful means.
  5. Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention. Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for purposes other than the identified purposes, except with the consent of the individual client or as otherwise permitted by law. Personal information shall be retained as required under applicable law.
  6. Accuracy. West Face shall keep the personal information as accurate, complete, and up-to-date as is necessary for the identified purposes.
  7. Safeguards. West Face shall adopt security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information to protect such personal information.
  8. Openness. West Face shall make readily available to individual clients specific information about its policies and procedures, and other policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.
  9. Individual Access. Upon written request, West Face shall inform an individual client of the existence, use, and disclosure of his or her personal information, will provide such individual client with access to that information, and will permit the individual client to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the personal information.
  10. Compliance Inquiries. An individual client shall be able to address a concern regarding West Face’s compliance with the principles expressed here to the Privacy Officer.
    Privacy Officer
    West Face Capital Inc.
    77 Bloor Street West, Suite 600
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5S 1M2

Collection of Information

When you provide us with your email address when making a general inquiry through this website, we learn your exact e-mail address as well as any other information you may have included in your message. While we may use your e-mail address or other contact information you provide to respond to your inquiries, questions and/or other requests, we do not make your e-mail address or other contact information known to anyone outside of West Face.

We assume that an individual has consented to our reasonable collection and use of personal information consistent with the purposes for which the information as given, when the individual initiates contact with us, or voluntarily provides personal information to us, including through the general inquiries form on this website.

Keep in mind that information sent via e-mail or through this website is generally unencrypted. Do not send us sensitive or confidential information through this website or by e-mail.

Technical Notes

  • Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard-drive when you visit certain websites in order to “track” your visit to a website. We may, from time to time, collect non-personal information about you and your use of this website through the use of cookies to enhance your user experience. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If those circumstances, note that some parts of this website may not function properly.
  • We may collect non-personal identification information about your whenever your interact with this website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to this website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.