This Privacy Notice applies to personal information that Canadian Regulatory Technology Association (“the CRTA”), 340 Ontario Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 2V7, collects through this website (www.canadianregtech.ca) and our mobile apps. Below are highlights of our personal information handling practices.
Privacy Notice Highlights
Information We Collect
We collect your information from the following sources:
(a) information you give us when you fill out forms, such as during online purchases, online inquiries and surveys.
(b) information from other sources, such as affiliates of our company from which you have purchased goods and services and companies that help us to update our records (see below for links for more information on our affiliates and service providers); and
(c) information that we collect automatically when you visit our website, such as information about your browser settings, IP address and other information collected through cookies.
Why We Collect and Use Your Information
(a) We are a non-profit organization but from time to time we may engage in commercial transactions such as sales related to educational materials and events. We use your information to provide services to our members, partners and to external parties and to manage our business operations. For example, we use your information to answer your inquiries, authenticate you when you sign into online services, prevent loss and fraud, and analyze our business operations and website performance.
(b) We use your information for marketing and promotional purposes, including with our promotional partners.
(c) We combine all the information we collect other than information relating to your browsing history in order to understand your interests better and to analyze customer trends.
When We Share Your Information
We use third parties to assist us in our operations, including our direct advertising and marketing services. We only share personal information necessary for the provider to provide the CRTA with a service. These service providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with us and other legal restrictions that prohibit their use of personal information for any other purpose other than to assist us with our website or business.
(a) When you shop online with us or one of our affiliates and you create an account, we will create an account profile for you. Your experience on our website may be customized based on your browsing history.
(b) We use email to communicate with members. If you would like to opt out of receiving emails, please notify us and we will remove you from the distribution list or use the unsubscribe option.
(c) You may also close your account if you want to withdraw your consent from our further use of your information. We may, however, retain information about your previous transactions for audit purposes, to ensure the integrity of our data and to fulfill legal requirements.
How to Contact Us
If you have a privacy question or concern, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The CRTA reserves the right to change this Policy and will give notice of these changes on the CRTA website and/or by email.