Privacy and Confidentiality Policy

 

 

 
 Privacy Notice for the Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons Web Site

 

Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) has created this privacy notice to demonstrate our firm commitment to internet privacy. The following discloses our policies concerning the gathering and sharing of information through this website. In brief, our policies are:

we monitor general trends in the use of our website but do not ever track individual visitors;

we do not collect information concerning individual visitors unless that information is voluntarily disclosed, for example by filling out our online response form;

we do not share the information voluntarily disclosed to us with any other organization;

at any time, users who have signed up for a specific service can have their names removed from the relevant mailing list.

For further information, please see below.

Normal Website Usage
You can visit all portions of the http://www.cps-ecp.ca/ web site without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. The only information we collect from a normal website visit is the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests.

This information is collected on an aggregate basis only. For example, Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) tracks which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole, but we do not track information on which pages an individual visitor might look at during a visit to our site. We do not collect any other information -- such as the name, mailing address, email address, or phone number of the visitor -- without the visitor's knowledge and permission.

All information that we collect is used for internal review only and not shared with third parties. We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
There are instances where Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) requests personally identifiable information, such as name, mailing address, email address, and possibly additional information, to provide you with specific services or correspondence.

The www.cps-ecp.ca website will not post personal contact information for visitors, including their email address, street address and phone numbers, without that individual's consent.

Outside Links
This site contains hypertext links to other sites. Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Security
Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) makes every effort to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information. However, your confidential use of this site cannot be guaranteed by Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS). Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons (CPS) shall not be responsible for any harm that you or any person may suffer as a result of a breach of confidentiality in respect to your use of this site or any information you transmitted to this site

 

Confidentiality Policy

 
 
1.For the purposes of the Confidentiality Policy:

1.For the purposes of the Confidentiality Policy:

(a) “personal information” means information permitting anyone to identify a person, such as the name and address of the person.

(b) “Person concerned” means a person who is a member of CPS-ECP and includes a person who is not a member but who has taken an examination under the supervision of CPS-ECP.

2. CPS-ECP is committed to preserving the confidentiality of the personal information contained in the computer lists of its members and of non-members who have taken an examination under the supervision of CPS-ECP.

3. CPS-ECP will not communicate to a third party, for purposes of commercial or philanthropic solicitation, the personal information contained in its computer lists, without the prior consent of the person concerned.

4. CPS-ECP will communicate without the prior consent of the person concerned, personal information contained in its computer lists in instances where the organization or entity to which the personal information is communicated, will use such information to bring a benefit to the persons concerned and not for purposes of commercial or philanthropic solicitation.

5. In such an instance, CPS-ECP will only communicate the personal information after the organization or entity who requested such a personal information has agreed, by contract with CPS-ECP, not to communicate such personal information to a third party, without the prior consent of CPS-ECP, nor to use it for purposes of commercial or philanthropic solicitation.

6. In any instance where CPS-ECP allows communication of personal information to a third party, it will ensure that such communication will not infringe on the privacy of the person concerned.

7. A person concerned may, at any time, make an express request that personal information concerning himself/herself and contained in CPS computer lists be kept confidential.