• UA Local 853
    Sprinkler & Fire Protection Trade Centre
  • 60 Shields Court, Markham, ON L3R 9T5
  • 905-477-6022 | 1-800-387-7085 (Toll Free)

Privacy/Legal

UA Local 853 Sprinkler Fitters of Ontario recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by users of our web site and email senders and recipients. We have created this policy to be respectful of our users' right to privacy and to guide our relationships with our users.

We collect and maintain non-public personal information in order to:

  • Inform you of service availability;
  • Inform you of industry trends and news;
  • To facilitate normal business transactions.

We do not automatically gather any personal information from you unless you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail or through out Contact Us form.

We do not offer, or allow the selling of, any user-provided information to third parties.

Information is shared with affiliated sister companies and with non-affiliated third parties only when those parties are acting on our behalf, or as required or permitted by law. These companies are legally obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them, and are restricted from using this information for any reason other than what is specified in the agreement.

We offer our users the option to receive information about the UA Local 853, related information and services, newsletters and emails. Users can choose not to receive these communications at any time by informing UA Local 853 by email or phone.

For our internal purposes, we gather date, time, browser type, navigation history and IP addresses of all visitors to our site. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally. We use this information for our internal security audit log, trend analysis and system administration, and to gather broad demographic information about our user base for aggregate use.

We employ physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.

Your information is only maintained in our systems long enough to satisfy our mutual business requirements or to meet any legal obligations.

If you wish to have access or make changes to your personal information you can contact the UA Local 853.

UA Local 853 Social Media Policy

This document contains the policy to be posted publicly on the UA Local 853 member website and each social media website.  All UA Local 853-owned social media accounts should link directly to this policy to lay out expectations for members.

UA Local 853 Social Media Terms of Use

UA Local 853 as it is commonly known, is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems.

This policy applies to UA Local 853 and is intended to explain how UA Local 853 uses social media in support of its mandate and communication needs.  It also outlines UA Local 853's approach to participating in social media. UA Local 853 uses social media to help inform its membership and the public about its activities, programs and services. UA Local 853 will do its best to respond to social media posts mentioning or addressing UA Local 853.

This social media policy is designed to allow all users to share their opinions and ideas. Disagreements and constructive arguments are part of the discussion, however, abusive, intolerant or insulting comments will not be tolerated and will be removed by UA Local 853. By choosing to submit a comment to one of the UA Local 853's online websites or social media websites, you are indicating that you accept our terms of use.

Accordingly, we reserve the right to remove comments that are:

  • racist, hateful, sexist, homophobic, slanderous;
  • insulting or involve questionable conduct in regards to a person;
  • aggressive, rude, coarse, violent, obscene, profane or pornographic in nature;
  • offensive or abusive to an individual or organization;
  • used for advertising or promotional purposes;
  • repetitive or spamming threads;
  • not directly related to the discussion thread.

As a final matter, members and other users should be aware that the names, logos, websites and other publications of the UA Local 853 constitute the intellectual property of the UA Local 853.  UA Local 853 reserve the right to take action to the extent allowable by law to combat the unauthorized use of its intellectual property, including representations or suggestions by an individual that the individual’s views are, or reflect, the views of the UA Local 853, or that an individual’s online or social media website is sanctioned or affiliated in some way with UA Local 853. Violations of this paragraph can be prevented by requesting the authorization of UA Local 853 before using its intellectual property and by making clear in discussions and on personal websites relating to UA Local 853 that you are sharing your personal views and are not speaking on behalf of the UA Local 853.