The purpose of this Policy is to inform users of our site of the following:
1. The personal data we will collect;
2. Use of the collected data;
3. Who has access to the data collected;
4. The rights of site users; and
By using our site, users agree that they consent to the conditions set out in this Policy.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and remove them, visit About Cookies.org.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
When someone visits this website, we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to assess such things as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google Tools.
We collect personally identifiable information through forms on our website, but only if you choose to fill in your information and submit it to us. Common uses of this information include: to register you for events, gather your feedback and evaluation of events you attend, allow our staff to set up a membership with our organization and associated access, contact you to respond to your questions, or to allow you to subscribe to an email newsletter. The intent of each web form will be clearly labelled.
The data submitted through these web forms are stored on our web server indefinitely and are also sent to our corporate email address(es). This information will be used for the purposes of providing customer service and for internal quality assurance.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We collect information about you during the checkout process on our website.
While you visit our site, we’ll track:
When you make a purchase from us for a membership or to attend an event, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:
● Send you information about your account and order
● Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
● Process payments and prevent fraud
● Set up your account for our website
● Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
● When you join our organization (or renew your account), we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to ensure you can access the members-only part of the site, the Forums, and registration for events.
Members of our team have access to the information you provide us to assist with customer service. Both our IT support and Administration staff can access:
● Client information like your name, role, email address, billing and location information.
● Completed forms (such as event registration, evaluation, memberships) to analyze the data for future program offerings
We accept payments through Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
We send out email to our membership using a WordPress tool called MailPoet; the data used by MailPoet comes from the information gathered elsewhere on our site via the membership information and registration for events. We only send out emails pertaining to CAMAP business or events or opportunities to participate in MAiD research projects that have been vetted by CAMAP.
You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email we send you, or by emailing us at [email protected].
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Your personal information may be transmitted and/or stored outside of Canada.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We limit the number of people who have access to your personal information to those having a “need to know,” and ensure these people are obliged to respect your confidentiality.
We safeguard access to your digital information using strong passwords and/or encryption technology. We choose server infrastructure from providers that maintain secure, locked premises.
Upon request, we will attempt to delete all information we hold about you. In some cases, copies of deleted information may continue to exist on backup media, but will not be used unless permitted by law.
Using the Internet to collect and process personal data may involve the transmission of data internationally, and across networks not owned or operated by us. Therefore, by accessing our information and services, and/or electronically communicating with us, you acknowledge that we are not responsible for any personal information which is lost, altered, intercepted or stored by a third party without authorization.