This statement describes how we collect information from you or about you, why we collect this information, how we will use or disclose this information and how you can update or delete personally identifiable information collected about you from our records.
Automated Data Collection
The operating system for the CDAA website (www.cdaa.ca) may automatically record some general information about your visit, such as:
- The Internet domain for your Internet service provider, such as “company.com” or “service.ca” and the IP address of the computer accessing the website, such as “ppp-55”
- The type of browser (such as “Netscape version x” or “Internet Explorer version x”) you are using
- The type of operating system you are using (such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows)
- The date and time you visit our site and the web pages that you visit on our site, along with the address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked to us from another website
- If you are logged into this site, your user name will be recorded along with the date and time of your visit, which pages you viewed, etc.
We will disclose this information in aggregate only to third parties such as sponsors, clients or advertisers and/or use it for auditing purposes. CDAA uses this information for statistical analysis, to help us make our site more useful to visitors.
The CDAA website may use “cookies” that identify you as a return visitor. A cookie is a piece of data that a website can send to your browser for storage on your hard drive. This data is useful to tailor information to suit your preferences when you visit CDAA’s website again. The goal is to save you time, provide you with a more meaningful visit and to measure website activity. Most browsers allow you to disable cookie collection if you wish, or inform you when a cookie is being stored on your hard drive.
E-mail Communications, Newsletters and Related Services
In accordance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), to stop receiving e-mail communications, e-mail your request to unsubscribe to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information for E-commerce Transactions
Some areas of the web site may allow you to conduct e-commerce transactions. In connection with these transactions, we securely collect data necessary to complete the transaction that is furnished by you. This information may be furnished to a third party under contractual privacy obligations to CDAA, such as a financial institution, in order to facilitate the transaction.
We use general traffic, site usage, and length of stay information in reports to advertisers and firms with which we have a business relationship. This sort of information is shared only on an aggregated basis and does not personally identify you.
We do not permit registration by, nor do we collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know to be under the age of 18.
Changing or Deleting Information
CDAA would be pleased to inform you of the existence, use and disclosure of personally identifying information and provide you with access to that personal information, within 30 days of a receipt of a written request by fax or mail to CDAA. To request a change or delete information that has previously been provided to CDAA, request in writing — by mail ONLY — to CDAA at 1150 – 45 O’Connor Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 1A4 with the details of your request.
Our privacy policies apply only to your use of this web site (www.cdaa.ca). The web site contains links to other sites, including sites that may indicate a special relationship with us. While we do not disclose personably identifiable information to those operating these linked sites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. You should read the privacy policies of each site you visit to determine what information that site may be collecting about you.
Changes to Our Privacy Policies
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CDAA’s practices, please contact CDAA by regular mail, by e-mail using the contact information listed below.
Suite 200, 440 Laurier Avenue West,
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7X6
613-521-5495 ext. 100 / 1-800-345-5137