AS OF MARCH 4, 2016
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You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser. If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential non-
informational cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site and other common websites on the internet.
READING OR DOWNLOADING
We only collect and store the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, yahoo.com, if you are connecting from an Yahoo account, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.
We use the information we collect to measure which web pages are most frequently visited. This helps us optimize the user experience for our visitors.
We use “analytical” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the combined number of people visiting our Website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our clients and visitors. Our analytics cookies include Google Analytics. To opt out of Google Analytics, please click here
or to find out more information about the Google Analytics security and privacy principles please click here
We use Remarketing to advertise online and make ads more relevant to the end user. Remarketing cookies will be used by third parties (including Google) to show our ads on websites other than our own.
Both us and third parties (including Google) will also use Remarketing cookies – both first party (such as Google Analytics) and third party (such as DoubleClick
) – to serve more relevant ads to users based on such users’ past visits to our website, whether those users are on our Website or on other websites.
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We do not generally store any personal data that you provided to us in your cookies.
We use ‘session’ cookies which enable you to carry information across pages of our Website and avoid having to reenter information. Session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Website is being used and to improve its structure.
We use ‘persistent’ cookies which are cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer and help us to recognize you as a unique visitor to the Website, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Website to offer you content that match your preferred interests (for example, when you select who you’re browsing for)
On some of our web pages third parties may also set their own cookies (for example when you click social media sharing buttons or view embedded videos hosted on another website). We cannot access the data stored in any such cookies (nor can such third parties access our cookies).
INFORMATION NEEDED TO EXECUTE THE TRANSACTION YOU REQUEST
When we need to collect information from you, we will ask you to voluntarily supply the information we need. For example, if you would like to receive information about admission to CCFA, you may fill out the Contact Form on any of the pages, or in the Admissions section which requests information about your name, address, phone number and email address plus a place write your question, plus questions about how you heard about us (for evaluation of our marketing efforts). We will use your email address only to provide the information you requested, and/or to communicate any new articles that are helpful for your knowledge. If at any time you decide you do not want to receive this information, you may let us know by reply email or use the unsubscribe link to request that we no longer contact you. Providing information to us using any of our online forms is voluntary and the information we collect is used only for the purpose for which the information was collected and is not shared with any other organizations.
SECURING THE TRANSMISSION AND STORAGE OF INFORMATION
When we ask you for personal data on any of our online forms (excluding our Contact Us), the information is transferred over a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) line provided you are using an SSL enabled browser such as Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Internet Explorer. This ensures that your information is encrypted as it travels over the Internet. This secure mode is enabled before any such information is transmitted from your computer. Information received by the Canadian Centre for Addictions is stored on a secure server that resides behind a firewall that blocks access from outside the Data Centres of our internal applications we utilize.
Special rules apply for children who visit our site (below the age of 15). We do not request personal information about children
, such as first and last name or street address and city. If children send email to us, and we have identified that, their online contact information (email address) is not
used to recontact them and is not maintained in a retrievable form.
USE OF INFORMATION
The information you provide us is treated as confidential. Accordingly, this information is subject to our security procedures and strict company policies regarding protection and use of information. This information is only disclose to individuals at the Centre on a needtoknow basis and person(s) authorized by you.
Patient and Alumni information is additionally protected under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), Federal Privacy Act of Canada and under Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42 and also Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) of the United States of America. Canadian Centre for Addictions strictly adheres to each of these laws and regulations.
The laws applicable to personal information vary from country to country. The information we process and store is kept in accordance with the applicable Ontario (provincial), Canadian (federal) and American legal requirements.
ONLINE PROFILE UPDATES AND DONATIONS
If you complete the Profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information is used only to provide you with more targeted content. Your contact information may be used by us to send you further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always optout of receiving future mailings; see the “Opt Out” section below.
EMAILS AND OPTOUT
All personal email is generated from Canadian Centre for Addictions. Canadian Centre for Addictions does not make email addresses available to any Canadian Centre for Addictions affiliate for their use. Our goal is to only send you email information related to our program that will be of value to you. You may at any time request not to receive emails from Canadian Centre for Addictions by replying to any email with your request to optout. Additionally you may send an opt out email to firstname.lastname@example.org
OPTOUT OR CHANGE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
Our site provides users the opportunity to optout of receiving communications from us through a special online form the link to which you may find at the bottom of our news emails. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Canadian Centre for Addictions strictly prohibits the sale or transfer of personal information to anyone outside of our organization. To be absolutely clear, will not disclose your personal information to third parties.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
We link to other websites and other websites link to the Canadian Centre for Addictions website. These links are offered for your convenience. Canadian Centre for Addictions shall not be responsible for the privacy policies of these other sites and any cookies those sites might use.
Creating a text link from your website to the Canadian Centre for Addictions website does not require consent. If you have a link you’d like us to consider adding to our website, please send an email to email@example.com
use the text “Link request.” In the subject line.
LEGAL ISSUES www.canadiancentreforaddictions.org
are based in Canada, as such they are subject to the laws of Canada. Canadian Centre for Addictions will only disclose personal health information without your permission when required by law, or in a good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to Canadian Centre for Addictions clients, staff, contract workers, volunteers, alumni, and property (including this website) or to others or as authorized by federal law including but not limited to medical privacy rules under the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) of Canada and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) of United States of America. Canadian Centre for Addictions PRIVACY
USE OF TEXT AND IMAGES
If you want to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder.
This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at email@example.com
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