What personal information we collect
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, such as your name or email address (“Personal Information”). Century Initiative will collect Personal Information when you voluntarily provide it through our Site, or when you provide it to us through other means. For example, we may collect Personal Information when you:
- Contact us through e-mail, telephone, mail; or other correspondence;
- Create a user account;
The Personal Information we may collect includes:
- Your full name;
- Your username and password;
- Postal Code;
- Contact information, such as your e-mail address;
- Any other Personal Information that you voluntarily choose to submit to us.
How Century Initiative uses and discloses personal information
- Respond to your questions or inquiries;
- To create your user profile;
- To send you informational communications that you have agreed to receive;
- To carry out other purposes that are disclosed to you and to which you consent;
- To carry out any other purpose permitted or required by law.
Please note that some areas of our Site, may allow you to upload or publish your own content to a public area of the Site. Such Postings may be associated with your full name, and any Personal Information that you choose to include in your Posting will appear on the Site, and may be viewed by other visitors to the Site. If you choose to include Personal Information in a Posting you post on this Site, you consent to the public disclosure of the Personal Information you choose to post in this manner. If you do not wish to publish your Personal Information in this manner, please do not include it in a Posting you post to a public area of the Site.
We may use information that does not identify you personally in the aggregate for analytical purposes and market research. We may disclose this non-identifiable, aggregate information to other organizations we work with.
We may use external service providers that store or process Personal Information on computers located outside of Canada, including in the United States, whose data protection laws may differ from those in Canada. As a result, the Personal Information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, law enforcement officials and national security authorities in the United States according to their laws. Subject to these laws, we will ensure that appropriate protections are in place to maintain protections on the Information that are equivalent to those that apply in Canada.
We may also disclose your Personal Information to protect our rights, safety or property. Lastly, we may disclose your Personal Information for any other purpose to which you consent.
We may also use your Personal Information to investigate security breaches or cooperate with government authorities pursuant to a legal matter. Personal Information we collect may also be combined with other information you have provided to us.
How we protect personal information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We protect your Personal Information by maintaining physical, organizational and technological safeguards (appropriate to the sensitivity of such Personal Information) and designed to protect against unauthorized use, disclosure or access. Personal Information may only be accessed by persons within our organization, or our third party service providers, who require such access to provide you with the services indicated above. Personal Information we collect is maintained with the source of the information on servers based in Toronto.
We retain Personal Information that we collect only as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or to meet any legal requirements. We have retention standards which meet these requirements. We destroy Personal Information when it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected.
Although we have taken reasonable and prudent measures to protect this Site, computer systems and any Personal Information that it has collected from unauthorized use, access, disclosure, misuse, alteration or destruction, no security measures can provide absolute protection. As a result, while we are committed to protecting your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us.
Access and rectification
You have a right to request access to your Personal Information and to request a correction to it if you believe it is inaccurate. If you have submitted Personal Information to the Century Initiative and would like to have access to it, or if you would like to have it removed or corrected, please contact us using the contact information provided below. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request; however, in some cases we may not be able to allow you to access certain Personal Information in certain circumstances, for example if it contains Personal Information of other persons, or for legal reasons. In such cases, we will provide you with a reasonable explanation of why it is not possible to grant access to your Personal Information.
Children and Parents
Century Initiative does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 13. If a child has already provided us with personal information, his or her parent or guardian may contact us for the purpose of deleting this information.
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How to contact us
- access Personal Information that you have already provided to us so that you can correct or update it, or request that it be deleted;
- request the deletion of Personal Information regarding your minor child; or
You can contact the Century Initiative at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach us by writing to our offices at Century Initiative, 2 St Clair Avenue East, Suite 300, Toronto, ON M4T 2T5.