Why We Do What We Do

Smog, a combination of smoke and other atmospheric pollutants used to be a common thing to experience just a decade ago.  According to a CBC article, in 2015 we had ZERO smog days, compared to 53 just a few years earlier.  Whether you can see it or not, smog can irritate your eyes nose and throat, and can even worsen existing heart and lung problems. This can be more prominent in the elderly and active children.

Toronto City Skyline with atmospheric smog

Even though Canada has experienced a growth in population over the last few years, and the economy has been demanding more production and delivery of goods, services and housing, mostly coming from the energy of fossil fuels. Canada has still managed to keep air pollutant numbers down. This has been achieved by implementing new regulations, improvements in vehicles and the adoption of more environmentally sustainable practices by consumers.

Seeing this drastic drop in the number of smog days is just one of the many reasons we do what we do here at Sentinel Solar. No matter how big or small, the effect we are having on the environment is a positive one. This is evident after reading this article. And, although we at Sentinel are just a small piece of the puzzle that is the entire renewable energy industry, we are helping to make a difference for not only our own lives, but for those who will follow. At a higher level, as previously stated, implementation of new regulations like that of the new federal carbon tax should instill in people that pollution has a cost and encourage them to work towards a cleaner, more sustainable future. We have seen an increase in the adoption of renewable energy and electric vehicles among Canadians and people worldwide, we can only expect to see more positive results at a global level moving forward.

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This Privacy Policy is applicable to Sentinel Solar Corporation and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site. Sentinel Solar is committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. Sentinel Solar complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

There may be links from our site to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our site and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our site may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. Sentinel Solar does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

Although you are not required to register to access our website you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our site. Your use of our site signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our site. Your continued use of the site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, contact forms and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, or to resolve complaints or concerns.

HOW DOES COMPANY USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our site; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS

With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by the Company provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. Sentinel Solar uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

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Sentinel Solar will not disclose personal information that you provide on its site to any third parties other than to a Company agent except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case the Company may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.

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Sentinel Solar, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called "cookies" on its site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the site may not function properly if you do so.

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

Sentinel Solar considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our site or help-seeking information lines.

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:

Our Commitment to Security. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. Sentinel Solar applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

STORAGE OF INFORMATION:

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Sentinel Solar, or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.

POLICY CHANGE:

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY:

By using this Site or any other Sentinel Solar Site or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.