Canada Powered by Women community is provided by Canada Powered by Women of 3200, 605 – 5 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 3H5 (“Canada Powered by Women” "we" or "us") and made available through technology developed and managed by Chaordix, Inc. of 400 3rd Avenue SW, Suite 3700, Calgary AB T2P 4H2, Canada ("Chaordix").

We take your privacy very seriously. This policy (together with our Terms of Use, Cookie Policy and any other documents referred to therein or herein) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Canada Powered by Women respects your privacy

The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. We process personal data collected during your visit to Canada Powered by Women community solely in compliance with applicable laws and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data protection and information security are part of our corporate policy.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data is only stored when voluntarily given by you for a determined purpose, for example, in the context of joining the Canada Powered by Women community or adding information to your Canada Powered by Women community profile, interacting on Canada Powered by Women community discussions and forums (including posts, answers, votes and comments), or in completing Canada Powered by Women community surveys. This is not an exhaustive list of examples, but merely illustrative of the situations in which we may collect and store your personal data.

When using services available on the Canada Powered by Women community, we may collect certain personal data, including, without limitation, your name, salutation, email address, age, gender, country of residence or password for your profile. Again, this is not an exhaustive list of examples, but merely illustrative of the types of personal data we may collect and store.

Automatic Collection and processing of data

When you visit the Canada Powered by Women community, the following data may also be collected automatically: IP addresses, the website from which you visit us (referrer), browser used, language, and access time. Information relating to the pages you view within the Canada Powered by Women community and on Chaordix’s sites and other actions you take while visiting the same may also be collected. In addition, we may also use technologies to determine whether you've opened an e-mail or clicked on a link contained in an e-mail.

The insights gained enable us and Chaordix to further optimize our websites, and tailor them even better to our visitors’ needs.

Logging in through social media services

If you log into the Canada Powered by Women community with a social media service, the social media service may place a cookie on your computer or device. The social media services’ use of information, including through any cookies they place, and which may be generated by using the social media platform’s sign-in service, will be governed by the social media services’ privacy policy, cookie policy and your social media account settings. If you do not want your information shared in this way, do not connect your social media service account with your Canada Powered by Women community account. For greater certainty, we do not share any information with social media services in connection with your use of and access to the Canada Powered by Women community however social media services may be aware of certain platform usage by you through your log-in via their service.

Collection of data from third parties

In addition to the sources described above, we may receive information about you from third-party sources, which we may combine with other information we receive from or about you. For example, we may receive information about you from a social media site if you connect to the Canada Powered by Women community through that site or its services.

Use of first party and third-party web analytics tools

In some instances, we use 1st party and 3rd party tools to monitor site analytics and user behaviour.

Cookies are used for metrics to enable website use to be analyzed. Canada Powered by Women uses them to improve data quality, support marketing initiatives and improve the user experience. For more information on how we use cookies, please see the Canada Powered by Women community cookie policy by clicking here: [https://canadapoweredbywomen.chaordix.com/cookies].

Only authorized persons have access to this data.

Use of personal data and purpose specification

The purpose of the Canada Powered by Women community is to gather feedback and input from you about various topics and products. Your input and feedback will help us enhance service delivery for our members and strengthen the Canada Powered by Women community.

Canada Powered by Women, or an approved service provider engaged by Canada Powered by Women, may use your personal data for the purpose of:

  • improve the Canada Powered by Women community and Canada Powered by Women products, services, websites, marketing and processes
  • technical administration of the Canada Powered by Women community
  • personalizing your experience on the Canada Powered by Women community
  • tailoring our interactions with you
  • customer service
  • product, engagement and user surveys
  • communicating with you
  • marketing and other purposes subject always to compliance with applicable laws
  • compliance with legal requirements

and only in the scope necessary for this purpose.

Affiliate and third-party sharing

We may disclose your personal data to any of our parent companies, subsidiary companies or affiliates.

In some cases, we may use suppliers or service providers (including, without limitation, Chaordix Inc.) located in the U.S., Canada or other countries to collect, use, analyze, and otherwise process data on our behalf.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties:

  • if we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • if Canada Powered by Women or substantially all its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; or
  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation, or to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or to protect our rights, property, or safety, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud prevention and credit risk reduction.

Except as described above or otherwise stated in this privacy statement, your individual, identifiable, personal data will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent.

Right to information and to the correction, deletion and blocking of data

Please address any questions on data protection or applications for the correction, blocking or deletion of your personal data directly to the contact persons specified in the Canada Powered by Women community’s legal notice.

User Content

Any content you post, such as pictures, information, opinions, or any other type of personal data that you make available to other participants in the Canada Powered by Women community is not subject to this statement.

Rather, such content is subject to the Terms of Use of the Canada Powered by Women community, and any additional guidelines and privacy information provided in relation to their use. Please refer to them to better understand your, our, Chaordix’s and other parties' rights and obligations about such content. You should be aware that the content you post on any such social computing platforms may be made broadly available to others inside and outside Canada Powered by Women.

Social sharing and other interactions with social media

For information on logging in to the Canada Powered by Women community using a social media platform, see “Logging in through social media services” above.

The Canada Powered by Women community may use social media sharing buttons (“sharing buttons”) from social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Reddit and Twitter. The sharing buttons are identified with the respective social media logo or the respective suffix.

If you visit a page on the Canada Powered by Women community that contains such sharing buttons, you may choose to click on these sharing buttons to share information with the respective social network.

We have no influence on the data that the applicable social network may collect based on clicking a sharing button. However, if you do not click on the respective sharing buttons no personal data will be collected and stored.

If you click on a sharing button, you establish the connection to the respective social network and declare your consent to the transmission of data to it. So long as you are logged into the social network, it can associate the visit to any page with the plugin on the Canada Powered by Women community with your social network account. If you press the respective sharing button, the corresponding information may be transmitted directly to the social network by your browser and stored there.

If you do not want a social network to collect data about you via their social media sharing buttons on the Canada Powered by Women community, do not click the applicable social media sharing button. Social networks may set cookies as well unless you have disabled the acceptance and storage of cookies in your browser settings (see the Canada Powered by Women community Cookie Policy for more information).

For information about the scope and purpose of data collection, the further processing and use of the data by these social media companies and other third-party services, and your rights and the settings you can configure to protect your privacy, please refer to their data protection notices and/or cookie policies.

International Data Transfer

Canada Powered by Women may transfer your personal data to any worldwide affiliates when processing data. We may also transfer your data to a third-party sub processor located outside your country of origin subject to the terms of this privacy statement. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Policy.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect or use any personal data from online visitors under the age of thirteen. We do not knowingly allow visitors under the age of thirteen to participate in any promotions or contests made available on the Canada Powered by Women community from time to time.

Use of external links

The Canada Powered by Women community may contain links to third-party websites operated by providers that are not associated with Canada Powered by Women or Chaordix in partnership with Canada Powered by Women. After you click the link, we no longer have any influence over the collection, storage, or processing of any personal data transmitted by clicking the link (such as the IP address or URL of the page that contains the link), as the behavior of third parties is, by nature, beyond our control. Therefore, neither Canada Powered by Women nor Chaordix in partnership with Canada Powered by Women are responsible for the processing of personal data by third parties via such third-party websites.

Security

We intend to protect your personal data and to maintain its accuracy. Canada Powered by Women and Chaordix in partnership with Canada Powered by Women implement reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored in, Canada, the USA, and other destinations. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the USA who work for us or for one of our suppliers or service providers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy statement.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your data, Canada Powered by Women takes security precautions to ensure that your data we have under our control is protected against tampering, loss, destruction, access by unauthorized persons, or unauthorized disclosure.

Advertising

When you provide us with personal data, we may use it to inform you about our products and services (assuming you have provided us with consent) and, where applicable, to include you in surveys about them. If you no longer wish to receive email advertising from Canada Powered by Women, you can revoke your consent at any time by emailing us at hello@canadapoweredbywomen.ca or going to your Profile Settings and appropriately updating your preferences.

Commercial Electronic Marketing List; Canada Powered by Women community Notifications

At the time you sign up for the Canada Powered by Women community you may choose to receive our Canada Powered by Women community email newsletter, which may include commercial electronic marketing from Canada Powered by Women. If you do not provide consent to receive the Canada Powered by Women community email newsletter at the time you sign up, you may still opt to receive it by updating your email preferences in your Canada Powered by Women community profile. If you do not wish to receive the Canada Powered by Women community email newsletter, you can revoke your consent at any time by going to your Profile Settings and appropriately updating your preferences.

Canada Powered by Women community can provide you notifications for community activity, activity relating to your posts or activity related to other posts. If you do not wish to receive these notifications, you can go to your Profile Settings and appropriately update your preferences.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Due to the constantly changing nature of our business, we reserve the right to change, update or modify this privacy statement at any time at our sole discretion, and will post any new privacy statement here. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Canada Powered by Women community. Use of information that we gather now will be subject to the privacy statement in effect at the time of use. By using or navigating around the website or utilizing any of the services we provide here, you acknowledge that you have read and understand and agree to be bound by this privacy statement. If you do not agree to be so bound, do not remain on the website. You are responsible for checking the Canada Powered by Women community frequently to keep apprised of recent changes.


The effective date of this privacy statement is September 10th, 2021. Last modified: September 10th, 2021.

Contact

To obtain more information or to submit suggestions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our Privacy Policy Administrator at the contact information below.

If you have a question about this Privacy Policy or our handling of your information, contact us online or at:

Canada Powered by Women

3200, 605 – 5 Ave SW Calgary, AB T2P 3H5

If you have a question, comment or suggestion about the technology of the Canada Powered by Women community, you can contact Chaordix at support@chaordix.com.

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