The Information Technology Association of Canada d/b/a/ TECHNATION Canada (“TECHNATION Canada”, “we”, or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy when you use our on-line, telephone or other services (“Services”).
Personal Information refers to any information about an identifiable individual.
TECHNATION Canada collects and processes Personal Information about you in order to:
When you visit our Website, we automatically log your IP address (the unique address which identifies your computer on the internet) which is automatically recognised by our web server. We use IP addresses to help us administer our Website and to collect information for aggregate use. We do not link IP addresses to Personal Information.
We may automatically collect non-personal information associated with you, such as the type of internet browsers you use or the site from which you linked to our Website. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on our Website. We may from time to time supply the owners or operators of third party sites from which it is possible to link to our Website with information relating to the number of users linking to our Website from their sites. This information is not linked to and Personal Information and you cannot be identified from this information.
TECHNATION Canada discloses Personal Information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on TECHNATION Canada’s behalf or to provide the Services, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using the Website, you consent to the transfer of such information.
Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, TECHNATION Canada discloses Personal Information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when TECHNATION Canada believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TECHNATION Canada, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of the Website and have supplied your email address, TECHNATION Canada may occasionally send you an email to solicit your feedback or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with TECHNATION Canada. You may subscribe from receiving promotional emails at any time.
TECHNATION Canada takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of personal information.
Cookies are pieces of information that a web site transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Although they do identify a user’s computer, cookies do not personally identify customers or passwords. Credit card information is not stored in cookies.
Our Website contains links to the sites of third parties. When you visit these sites, we suggest that you read their privacy policies. TECHNATION Canada is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites.
TECHNATION Canada processes and stores its data, including Personal Information, on servers located in [Canada. TECHNATION Canada also transfers data to the third party service providers. By submitting Personal Information or otherwise using the Services, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing of your Personal Information in [Canada]. You acknowledge and agree that your Personal Information may be accessible to law enforcement and governmental agencies in [Canada] under lawful access regimes or court order.
We may from time to time employ third parties to perform tasks on our behalf and we may need to share your Personal Information with them to provide certain services. Unless we tell you differently, such third parties do not have any right to use your Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary for them to provide the tasks and services on our behalf. The third parties we currently engage includes third party companies and individuals employed by us to facilitate the Services.
If you make a purchase through the Website, your credit card and/or billing information will be shared with our third-party payment processor AFFINIPAY.
TECHNATION Canada places a great importance on the security of all information associated with our customers. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of customer data under our control. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to user information. While we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of data will not occur, we use our best efforts to prevent this.
You have the right to access the Personal Information we hold about you in order to verify the Personal Information we have collected in respect to you and to have a general account of our uses of that information. Upon receipt of your written request, we will provide you with a copy of your Personal Information, although in certain limited circumstances, and as permitted under law, we may not be able to make all relevant information available to you, such as where that information also pertains to another user. In such circumstances we will provide reasons for the denial to you upon request. We will endeavor to deal with all requests for access and modifications in a timely manner.
We will make every reasonable effort to keep your Personal Information accurate and up to date, and we will provide you with mechanisms to update, correct, delete or add to your Personal Information as appropriate. As appropriate, this amended Personal Information will be transmitted to those parties to which we are permitted to disclose your information. Having accurate Personal Information about you enables us to give you the best possible service.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you have certain data protection rights. TECHNATION Canada aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information (known as “Personal Data” under the EU General Data Protection Regulation).
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us using the contact information set out below.
In certain circumstances, where we act as data controller, you have the following data protection rights:
Last Updated: August, 2020