Last modified: May 15, 2020
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1. OUR COMMITMENT
The Women+Power Electricity Society (the “Society” or “We”) respects your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes (a) how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the personal information of our members and non-members (“you”), (b) the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.WomenPower.ca (our “Website”), and (c) our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. “Member” means an individual who has been accepted for membership in the Society or who seeks to become a member of the Society.
4. INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU
We collect and use several types of information from and about you, including:
- Personal information, that we can reasonably use to directly or indirectly identify you, such as your name, emailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, user name or other similar identifier, and any other identifier we may use to contact you online or offline (“personal information”). We provide an opportunity for any member to unsubscribe from our membership list on an ongoing basis by using the unsubscribe mechanism at the bottom of our e-mails or e-mailing to Hello@WomenPower.ca.
- Technical information, including your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, or information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
5. HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
We use different methods to collect our information, including through:
- Direct interactions with you when you provide it to us, for example, by signing up for a membership, by agreeing to mailings or membership at an event, or corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise.
- Automated technologies or interactions, as you navigate through our Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
6. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To present our Website and its contents to you.
- To fulfill the purposes for which you provided the information or that were described when it was collected, or any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To provide you with notices about your membership, including expiration and renewal notices.
- To notify you about changes to our Website.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
7. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, in accordance with applicable law.
- To enforce or apply our terms or use and other agreements.
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Society, our members, or others.
8. TRANSFERRING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may transfer personal information that we collect or that you provide as described in this policy to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our organization (such as analytics and search engine providers that assist us with Website improvement and optimization) and who are contractually obligated to keep personal information confidential, use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them, and to process the personal information with the same standards set out in this policy.
9. DATA SECURITY
The security of your personal information is very important to us. We use physical, electronic, and administrative measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
10. DATA RETENTION
Except as otherwise permitted or required by applicable law or regulation, we will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
11. ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes. By law you have the right to request access to and to correct the personal information that we hold about you.
We request specific information from you to help us (a) confirm your identity, (b) enable your access to the personal information that we hold about you, and (c) make any changes you request to the personal information that we hold about you.
If you would like to access or correct your personal information you may contact our Privacy Officer.
12. WITHDRAWING YOUR CONSENT
Where you have provided your consent to the collection, use, and transfer of your personal information, you may have the legal right to withdraw your consent under certain circumstances. To withdraw your consent, if applicable, contact us.
13. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This website contains links to other websites. The Society is not responsible for the personal information collection, use, retention and disclosure practices of any third parties to which our Website may link. You should consult the privacy policies of any third party(ies) or third party(ies) website prior to providing any personal information to the third party(ies).
14. CONTACT INFORMATION AND CHALLENGING COMPLIANCE
If you are not satisfied with the response you receive, you should contact the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) of Alberta:
Information and Privacy Commissioner
410, 9925 – 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 2J8
Fax (780) 422-5682
15. BREACH REPORTING
In accordance with our privacy obligations, instances of breach will be communicated to impacted individuals as well as to the OIPC of Alberta.