LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY – September 18, 2017



BEFORE USING CHOOSEOURCOMMUNITY.CA, PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.



This Privacy Policy is applicable to Chooseourcommunity.ca and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site. Chooseourcommunity.ca is committed to providing a safe website for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The Company complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.



There may be links from our Site to other websites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Site and not to websites 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. Chooseourcommunity.ca does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.



Although you are not required to register to access our Site, 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, “Write Your MP” forms and the like.



HOW DOES CHOOSEOURCOMMUNITY.CA 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. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in the proposed tax changes issue 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 to send you information about us.

PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS



With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Chooseourcommunity.ca. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use by email request to contact@chooseourcommunity.ca. Chooseourcommunity.ca 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.


DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION



The Company 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.



COOKIES



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

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE



Chooseourcommunity.ca 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.


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. Chooseourcommunity.ca 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 server, 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, 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.