Ambysoft Inc., owner of, appreciates your business and trust. We are a Canada-based company, offering consulting and training services to help organizations improve their ways of working (WoW) and ways of thinking (WoT) about data and data-related issues. We assume that you consent to this privacy policy if you choose to view this web site. This is an informational web site that describes what we do and shares some great ideas that you may want to take advantage of. Regarding your data, we:

    • Collect minimal information, as per your consent, if you choose to comment on an article of blog posting.
    • Use a few common cookies, described below, to improve your user experience.
1. Data Collected

We are Canada-based company. This is a WordPress site that is hosted by Canadian Web Hosting and all data resides in Canada.

Data is collected in the following manner:

    • CommentsWhen you leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
    • Google AnalyticsWe use Google Analytics on our site for anonymous reporting of site usage. So, no personalized data is stored. If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics monitoring your behavior on our website please use this link: Google Analytics Opt-out.
2. Embedded Content

Pages on this site may include embedded content, like YouTube videos, for example. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged-in to that website. The services we use:

    • YouTubeWe use YouTube videos embedded on our site. YouTube has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control. There is no installation of cookies from YouTube and your IP is not sent to a YouTube server until you consent to it. See their privacy policy here: YouTube Privacy Policy.
3. Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Cookies generally exist to make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the help section of your browser.

Cookies for all site visitors:

    • PHPSESSID: To identify your unique session on the website.

Additional cookies for logged-in users:

    • wp-auth: Used by WordPress to authenticate logged-in visitors, password authentication and user verification.
    • wordpress_logged_in_{hash}: Used by WordPress to authenticate logged-in visitors, password authentication and user verification.
    • wordpress_test_cookie Used by WordPress to ensure cookies are working correctly.
    • wp-settings-[UID]: WordPress sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
    • wp-settings-[UID]:WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
4. Who Has Access To Your Data

Our system administrator(s).  

Important: We don’t share your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information like email, name, etc. with the exception of the legal requirements described in Section 9 below.

5. Data Retention

Comment information is retained until the page/post that the comment is associated with is removed from the site.

6. Security Measures

We use the SSL/HTTPS protocol throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so that personal identifiable information is not captured/hijacked by third parties without authorization.

In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately take all needed steps to ensure system integrity, will contact affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed. 

7. Your Data Rights

You may request that we erase any of the personal data we have stored. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your privacy is critically important to us. It is out intent to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal. 

8. Third-Party Websites

Ambysoft Inc. may post links to third party websites on this website. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by Ambysoft Inc., and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.

All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties, unless you explicitly click on them.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to members of this site. Ambysoft Inc. bears no responsibility for the information collected here or by any third-party website. Please review the privacy policy and terms of service for each site you visit through third-party links. 

9. Release of Your Data for Legal Purposes

At times it may become necessary or desirable to Ambysoft Inc., for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.

Any passing on of personal data for legal purposes will only be done in compliance with laws of the country you reside in. 

10. Amendments to this Privacy Policy

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will update this page accordingly and require you to accept the amendments in order to be permitted to continue using our services.