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Privacy Policy



At Compton, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers’ personal information. We take all reasonable steps to ensure that this information is safe and secure, including putting in place rigorous policies and procedures to fully comply with all Canadian privacy laws and regulations.


Further information about how Compton collects, uses, and discloses your account and personal information can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions online at www.compton.net/privacy.


Who is responsible for Compton’s Privacy Policy?

Compton’s privacy compliance is overseen by Rogers’ Chief Privacy Officer (CPO). The Rogers CPO has a team that takes responsibility for Compton’s day-to-day compliance with PIPEDA, including the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information.


Why does Compton collect personal information?

Your relationship with Compton means that we collect and use account and personal information about you. This information helps Compton manage our business operations for the following reasons:

  • To deliver you the products and services you have purchased from us, and to bill you and collect payment for those products and services.
  • To understand your needs and make customized information available regarding other products and services offered by Compton and our agents, dealers and related companies, or trusted third parties that may be of interest to you.
  • To provide tailored service to you. For example, we may use account information about to you improve your interactions with us or provide a positive and personalized customer experience.
  • To perform analytics, administer surveys, or request feedback to improve and manage our relationship with you.
  • To ensure Compton’s network is functioning and protect the integrity of our network.
  • To confirm or authenticate your identity and ensure your information is correct and up-to-date.
  • To comply with legal obligations and regulatory requirements.

We will also collect information from third-party credit agencies or Compton’s affiliates, such as Rogers Bank, to manage credit and business risks; collect an outstanding debt; detect, prevent, manage, and investigate fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity.

We may also collect personal and account information about you to evaluate your eligibility for other Compton products and services, and to assist other Compton affiliates, such as Rogers Bank, to assess your eligibility for their products or services.

We may also collect personal information about you for other purposes from time-to-time, or as permitted or required by law. We will always identify any additional purpose prior to or at the time of collection.

How does Compton obtain consent?

Your consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of your account and personal information may be implied or express, through written, oral, electronic or any other method.

The choice to provide Compton with your consent is always yours, however, your decision to withhold such consent may limit our ability to provide you with certain products, services, or offers.

What can Compton do with my account and personal information?

Compton will only use your account and personal information to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. For example, we may use your information in the following ways:

  • To offer you products and services from other Compton affiliates or trusted parties that we think you may find attractive.
  • To allow Compton affiliates, such as Rogers Bank, to directly provide you offers about their products and services.

More details of the reasons Compton will collect personal information about you, and how it may be used or disclosed, is outlined in the full Compton Privacy Policy available online at www.compton.net/privacy.


When will Compton disclose information about me?

Unless we have your express consent or pursuant to a legal power, we will only disclose your personal information to organizations outside the Rogers organization without your consent in the following limited circumstances:

  • To a person who, in our reasonable judgement, is seeking the information as your agent.
  • To another telephone company, when the information is required for the provision of home phone service and disclosure is made confidentially.
  • To a company involved in supplying phone or phone directory-related services.
  • To a service provider or other agent retained by us, such as a credit reporting agency, for account management, the collection of past due bills on your account, or to evaluate your creditworthiness.
  • To a service provider or third party that is performing administrative functions for us to manage our customer accounts.
  • To another organization for fraud prevention, detection or investigation if seeking consent from you would compromise the investigation.
  • To a law enforcement agency whenever we have reasonable grounds to believe that you have knowingly supplied us with false or misleading information or are otherwise involved in unlawful activities.
  • To a public authority or agent of a public authority if it appears that there is imminent danger to life or property which could be avoided or minimized by disclosure of the information.
  • To a public authority or agent of a public authority, for emergency public alerting purposes, if a public authority has determined that there is an imminent or unfolding danger that threatens the life, health or security of an individual and that the danger could be avoided or minimized by disclosure of the information.
  • To a third party who may be interested in buying Compton assets and personal customer must be shared in order to assess the business transaction.

We will disclose information about your credit behaviour to credit reporting agencies or parties collecting outstanding debt.

Your personal and account information may also be shared with Compton affiliates, such as Rogers Bank.

We may also de-identify, aggregate or anonymize information about our customers to identify trends, manage our business, develop statistical information, understand how we are performing, or develop relevant products, services or offers. Such information may also be shared with third parties for other analytical purposes, but will not personally identify any individual and therefore is not subject to our privacy policy.


How long will Compton retain my personal information?

Compton will only retain your personal or account information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or for sufficient time to allow you access to the information if it was used to make a decision about you or your account. Information that is no longer required by us will be destroyed or de-identified.

What if I disagree with the accuracy of my personal information Compton has about me?

Compton ensures that customer information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may ask to review the information we have about you at any time. You can challenge its accuracy and completeness and request amendments, as appropriate, by contacting us in writing.

Where will my personal information be stored?

Account and personal information about our customers may be stored or processed in or outside Canada. The information will be protected with appropriate safeguards, but may be subject to the laws of the jurisdiction where it is held.

How will Compton ensure my personal information is kept safe?

Compton has rigorous security and safeguard processes and procedures to ensure customer information remains safe from theft, loss or unauthorized access.

Rogers’ and delegates are responsible for all customer information in our possession and control, and we ensure that there is a comparable level of protection for information that is processed for us by third parties.


How can I get more information?

Compton’s Privacy Policy is available online at compton.net/privacy. Rogers’ can be contacted if you have any questions, concerns or complaints about how we collect, use, or disclose your personal information.

How can I access my personal information that is retained by Compton?

You can access your personal information retained by us by contacting our CPO by email at or in privacy@ compton.net or in writing at Chief Privacy Officer, COMPTON/ROGERS, PO BOX 73, Port Perry ON L9L 1B5.

How can I get more information about Canada’s privacy laws?

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada oversees Compton, operated by Rogers Communications Canada Inc.) personal information handling practices. If your privacy concerns are not addressed to your satisfaction by Compton or Rogers you may contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada for further guidance:

  • Website: priv.gc.ca/en
  • By Phone: 1 800 282 1376 or 819 994 5444
  • By Fax: 819 994 5424
  • By TTY: 819 994 6591