PIPA provides that an individual is deemed to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information about that individual for a particular purpose if the individual willingly provides the information for that purpose, and it is reasonable that a person would willingly provide that information.
Consent may be given in the following ways:
There are certain circumstances where CIA is required or permitted by law, to collect, use and disclose personal information without consent. Such circumstances include, but are not limited to situations where:
CIA will handle all personal information confidentially and will substantiate the legal authority to collect, use and disclose personal information in these circumstances. Furthermore, we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the information we collect is accurate and complete, and secure.
CIA will use personal information to provide services to clients and to administer our business. With an individual’s consent, we may send you information about our other services, or about upcoming events and new programs we may have to offer. An individual may at any time withdraw permission by notifying us, and we will not send any further materials.
It is CIA’s policy not to disclose or sell personal information or business contact information to any third party to enable them to market their products or services.
Personal information will only be disclosed if it is beneficial or necessary to the provision of services to our client. Information may be disclosed to the following sources:
It should further be noted that all of our employees, volunteers and Board members are bound by a strict confidentiality agreement.
2. Protection (Safeguarding information)
We recognize our obligations to protect the confidential information of our clients. We further recognize our obligations to safeguard the personal information we have gathered about our clients and about other individuals during the course of our business. We have therefore made arrangements to secure against the unauthorized collection, use, access, disclosure, modification, copying, disposal or destruction of personal information.
3. Accessing your personal information
Any individual may request access to your personal information by directing a written request to CIA’s privacy officer, as identified below.
CIA will respond to in the time allowed under PIPA. Furthermore, we are permitted by law to charge a reasonable fee for retrieval and copying of personal information; notification of the amount to be communicated prior to us completing the request.
Please note that we may not be able to provide information about you from our records if it contains references to other persons, is subject to legal privilege, contains information proprietary to CIA, is too costly to retrieve, or cannot be disclosed for other legal reasons.
4. Revisions to Personal Information
We will make every reasonable effort to keep our client’s information accurate and up-to-do. If you find any errors in our information about you, please send us the correction in writing by mail or e-mail. We will make appropriate corrections and make sure that such corrections are communicated to anyone we may have misinformed. For information that remains in dispute, we will note down that a correction was requested.
5. Information Regarding Website Practices and Cookies
Cookies are an important part of how the Internet works today, and they allow web servers to recognize your computer’s browser when you return. When you enter our site, a cookie is set on your hard drive so that our site can be easily located by your browser on future visits. Although the information is stored on your hard drive, a cookie can never look at the contents of your hard drive, or deliver information on your hard drive to others. When you visit our site, we may collect and store information about your visit.
We use this data on an aggregate basis to measure and analyze site activity, and on an individual basis to provide information that may be of interest to you. We may use these cookies for marketing and remarketing purposes through third-party ad platforms for our various programs, events, and services. If you wish to opt-out, or have the cookies removed, you can simply delete them from your browsing history. You may choose not to accept cookies by changing your preferences on your browser.
Links to External Sites
6. Additional Communication
E-mail is not a secure confidential method of communicating your confidential and personal information with us. We will not use e-mail to send personal or confidential information unless you expressly consent to this form of communication and accept all the inherent risks associated with this type of communication.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We may review and change our Privacy Statement from time to time in order to update our privacy commitment to you in keeping with current privacy laws.
Contact Information & Resources
If you have any questions with respect to our policies concerning the handling of your personal information, or if you wish to request access to, or correction of, your personal information under our care and control, please contact us:
- Telephone 1-587-689-5500
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Visit our website: https://imperialadvantage.ca/