We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, Toronto Curling Association has put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, due to the design of the Internet, no method of transmission over the Internet or mobile device is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be absolutely secure or free from unauthorized access by third parties.
We do not seek to nor knowingly collect or maintain information from those under the age of 18. No part of the Website is structured to attract anyone under 18. By using the Website, you represent that you are not under 18 years of age. If a child has provided us with Personal Information, a parent or guardian of that child may contact us to have the information deleted from our records. To do so, contact Toronto Curling Association through the information provided below. If we become aware that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information without parental consent, we will take steps to remove such information.
How We Collect Your Information
Toronto Curling Association collects certain information from you in order to provide you with the benefits of using the Website.
You may provide us with personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) when you use the Website by explicitly providing this information to us (e.g., by contacting us through the “Contact Us” section on every page and on the contact page or similar means).
Some of our online content, such as advertisements, may be provided by third parties that may collect Automatic Data regarding your online activity. These third parties include, for example, Google Ads and Burst Media. Information collected by third parties is subject to their own privacy policies and Toronto Curling Association is not responsible for their privacy policies, practices or content.
We use this Automatic Data to report aggregated activity on the Website and to better understand the needs of our users so we can make informed decisions regarding the content and design of the Website. We may also use this Automatic Data to personalize your experience on the Website. We may also share Automatic Data with third parties. If you provide us with Personal Information, we may combine and use the Automatic Data with the Personal Information.
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Toronto Curling Association uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies helps Toronto Curling Association provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
How We Use and Share Your Information
We may use and/or disclose your Personal Information for the following reasons:
- to contact you in response to your inquiries, comments and suggestions, or to contact you otherwise when necessary
- for the specific purpose for which it was volunteered
- to track your use of the Website for internal market research
- to improve the Website and the products and services Toronto Curling Association promotes or provides through the Website
- to ask for your participation in brief surveys
- to notify you about updates to the Website or other services
- to be provided to Toronto Curling Association affiliates or third parties in connection with the legitimate business purposes of Toronto Curling Association or the Website, including for external processing of such Personal Information
- to be provided to third parties for the legitimate business purposes of those third parties, including advertising
- to generate aggregate statistical studies
- in connection with an acquisition, merger, restructuring, sale or other transfer involving all or any portion of the business associated with the Website
- to publish in articles, stories, collections and other publications
for other business purposes
Your provision of Personal Information online through the Website or through information collected online on behalf of Toronto Curling Association constitutes your affirmative consent that we may use your Personal Information as described above and that we may contact you by email, fax, and other communications for any of the uses stated above. See the “How to Opt Out of Email Communications” section below for information regarding opting out of email communications.
Controlling your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us. See the “How To Contact Us” section below for more information.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. A small fee will be applicable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Toronto Curling Association. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to Toronto Curling Association.
How to Opt Out of Email Communications
If you provide your email address to Toronto Curling Association, Toronto Curling Association may send you product emails (e.g., e-newsletters) from time to time. If you do not wish to receive the particular product email, you may opt out of future emails regarding that product by following the opt-out instructions in the email.
Opt-out requests are specific to particular products. If, for example, you unsubscribe from one Toronto Curling Association e-newsletter, you may still receive emails from us regarding other products, such as webinars or requests to complete surveys, all relating to Toronto Curling Association. Note that you cannot opt out of receiving required administrative or legal communications.
Opt-out requests will be effective after a reasonable period of time for processing.
In light of Canada’s e-communication laws, we require your consent has of July 1, 2014 to continue sending you this information.
Simply check off the “I agree” box to confirm your consent and you will receive emails and other electronic communications from Toronto Curling Association, including announcements, investment offerings, financial information, news, invitations to events and other items which we think would be of interest to you.
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