We may from time to time revise this Policy to reflect changes in our procedures regarding personal information related to this Website and post the revised version of the Policy on this Website. Upon posting, the revised Policy will come into effect.
Personal information means information about an identifiable individual. This does not include information of an aggregate or anonymous nature where a specific individual or individuals cannot be identified, nor does it include business contact information used to contact an individual in their capacity as an employee or official of an organization.
By accessing this Website you confirm your consent to the contents of this Policy. If you do not agree with the contents of this Policy, or to our collection, use or disclosure of personal information as described in this Policy, then you may not access this Website.
Privacy and this Website
You should be aware that most web servers do collect some information about visitors, such as the browser software and version you are using, your operating system, and your “IP” or Internet address, which may identify your Internet Service Provider, or general geographic area or location.
Like most websites, we place small bits of data called cookies onto your computer or device. Cookies are small data files that websites save to your computer’s hard disk or to your browser’s cache or memory. Cookies help your browser navigate our Website but the cookies themselves cannot collect any information or other files stored on your computer or device. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer or device. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer or device and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose to decline cookies, you will still be able to visit our Website but some of the functions may not work correctly or at all.
Online Behavioral Advertising
The Maple Leaf Institute uses remarketing to serve adds to people who have previously visited this Website in an attempt to persuade them to return to this Website to drive ongoing engagement with the Maple Leaf Institute and our campaign content. On some pages of our site, we may allow third party advertising partners to set web tracking tools to collect anonymous, non-personally identifiable information regarding your activities on those pages, such as your IP address, page(s) visited, time of day, and similar information. We may also share such information we have collected with third party advertising partners, who may use this information (and similar information collected from other websites) for the purposes of delivering future targeted advertisements to you when you visit other sites within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “online behavioural advertising”.
You may opt out of targeted ads at: http://youradchoices.ca/ and/or by visiting the DoubleClick opt-out page at: https://adssettings.google.com/
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
The Maple Leaf Institute does not collect any personal information about you other than that which is specifically and knowingly provided by you, and any such personal information you provide will be used by the Maple Leaf Institute with your consent for purposes communicated to you at or before you provide your consent, and not transferred to any third party without your consent. The Maple Leaf Institute reserves the right to vary the provisions of this Policy when obtaining consent for specific uses or disclosures of personal information. Those variations will be communicated at or before the time consent is obtained.
It is our policy to collect, use and disclose personal information only with consent, but we reserve our right to do so without consent where required to or permitted to by law, such as, for example, in course of an investigation or in relation to a legal proceeding. We do not sell your personal information to any third party.
While we make reasonable efforts to maintain the security of personal information in our custody or control, please be advised that the Internet and email are inherently insecure media, and we accept no liability for the security or privacy of personal information in transit over the Internet.
Purpose of Collecting Personal Information
With your consent, the Maple Leaf Institute may collect, use and disclose your personal information for one or more of the following purposes:
- to send you information on news, insights, information, technology, advancements, events, campaigns and related communications through our newsletters and digital communications.
- to collect and maintain information, data and statistics relating to the number of visits to the site, dates and pages visited, preferences, referring website addresses, types of browsers used and domain name or Internet protocol address of the originator. This information is kept strictly confidential by The Maple Leaf Institute and is used for internal purposes only. Please refer to the information in this section regarding cookies and advertising.
- To send you surveys and collect the information received to present aggregated, anonymized results to the Maple Leaf Institute members and/or the public.
- To use the information, data, survey results and statistics for the purposes of delivering future targeted information and campaigns to you.
Unsolicited or Voluntary Personal Information
If you choose to voluntarily submit personal information to us by email, online forms or other means, we will consider that you have done so with your consent for purposes reasonably related to your providing the information. If reasonable to do so, or if you request ongoing provision of information, after our initial response, we may communicate further with you with information that may be useful, but we will include instructions on how to terminate receiving such further information. We may share your personal information with our employees or contractors if reasonable to do so, having regard to the purposes for which you have provided us with your information.
It is important that any information you provide to us is up to date and accurate so, if you have provided personal information to us, we request that you keep us informed of any changes to your personal information.
Please note that our Website may contain links to other websites which are provided as a convenience for visitors to our website only. Any third-party websites will have their own privacy policies and practices, and we cannot be responsible for such third parties or their websites.
For further information with respect to our privacy practices, or with respect to inquiries concerning personal information about you in our custody or control, or to obtain access to your personal information, or to update or correct your information, or if you have any concerns relating to the privacy or confidentiality of this Website, please contact us at email@example.com.
If you remain dissatisfied after the Maple Leaf Institute has reviewed and responded to your inquiry, question, or concern, or have other concerns or questions, you have the right at any time to contact the applicable the Information and/or Privacy Commissioner.
TERMS AND DISCLAIMER:
This Website (“Website”) and all the data, information, publications, designs, graphics, infographics, maps, charts, photographs, images, user interfaces, applications, computer software, computer code, audio, video, documents, records, trademarks, logos, icons, names, trade names, presentations, reports, text, materials, and works of any kind (whether subject to copyright or not) contained in or accessible through the Website (“Content”) is owned, operated and made available by the Maple Leaf Institute Calgary, Alberta, Canada and its licensors, providers, suppliers, authors, contributors and affiliates.
The Content does not contain or provide business, financial, technical, or legal advice. The website is not available or to be used where prohibited by law.
Alberta Law Exclusively Applies
In any action or proceeding related to this Website, the Content, your use thereof or, subject to the provisions of any other agreement between you and the Maple Leaf Institute, your other dealings with the Maple Leaf Institute, you irrevocably consent, submit and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Alberta, or the Federal Court of Canada for matters falling under exclusively federal jurisdiction, sitting at Calgary, without regard to the conflicts of laws provisions of such courts,
Grant of License
In all cases the foregoing grant of license is and will be further conditional upon your agreement as follows: (i) you will not modify, edit, crop, alter, distort or mutilate the Content, (ii) you will ensure that any display, copying or use of the Content maintains the completeness and accuracy of the Content, (iii) you will ensure that all proprietary marks, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark notices, and statements of authorship, source or attribution, are not removed, deleted, altered or obscured, (iv) you will ensure that the Maple Leaf Institute or any other stated source of Content is and remains identified as the source; (v) you will not state or represent, expressly or impliedly, that any use, display, reproduction, development, creation or authorship of the Content is, or has been in affiliation with the Maple Leaf Institute or with the endorsement or approval of the Maple Leaf Institute and (vi) you will not use or display any of the Content in connection with, or in association with, any information, statement or other representation that may reasonably be considered disparaging or negatively describing or depicting the Maple Leaf Institute or its licensors, providers, suppliers, authors, contributors and affiliates.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS
THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED AND MADE AVAILABLE STRICTLY ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” AND AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND FOR THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT. WHILE THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE MAKES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ENSURE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND TIMELINESS OF THE CONTENT, THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, HOWSOEVER CAUSED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE CONTENT MAY NOT BE THE MOST CURRENT OR ACCURATE SOURCE OF INFORMATION, AND YOU USE THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
IN NO EVENT WILL THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE OR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS, PROVIDERS, AUTHORS, CONTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, OR AFFILIATES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ADVISORS, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS, CLAIM, SUIT, COST OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER AND HOWSOEVER ARISING, WHETHER FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, AGGRAVATED, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CLAIM OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, ECONOMIC LOSS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, INTERRUPTION OF ACTIVITIES, FAILURE TO REALIZE EXPECTED REVENUE OR SAVINGS, OR LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE, OR ANY INTERPRETATION, RELIANCE UPON OR OTHER USE, WHETHER AUTHORIZED OR UNAUTHORIZED, OF THE CONTENT, OR ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WHATSOEVER WILL THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE, OR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS, PROVIDERS, AUTHORS, CONTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, OR AFFILIATES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ADVISORS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY PERSON CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY CLAIM IN EXCESS OF TEN ($10.00) DOLLARS IN CANADIAN CURRENCY.
THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION, WHETHER ARISING IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND NEGLIGENT MISSTATEMENT), CONTRACT, PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY.
IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE AND PERMITTED USE OF THE CONTENT, AND THE GRANT OF LICENSE FROM THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE SET FORTH ABOVE, YOU UNDERTAKE AND AGREE TO FOREVER INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE, AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ADVISORS, AND AGENTS FROM ANY CLAIM, SUIT, COST OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, OR RELIANCE THEREON IN TAKING OR REFRAINING FROM ANY DECISION OR COURSE OF ACTION, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH RELIANCE WAS PERMITTED BY THE MAPLE LEAF INSTITUTE.
Unless otherwise stated, all the Content and any information thereon, including the selection and arrangement of the elements comprising the Website and the Content, are copyright © the Maple Leaf Institute, or its licensors, providers, suppliers, authors, contributors and affiliates, all rights reserved. The Maple Leaf Institute and associated logos and designs are trademarks and the exclusive property of The Maple Leaf Institute, all rights reserved. The trademarks of third parties, if any, appear with any required licenses.
Portions of the Content may not be owned by the Maple Leaf Institute but are made available under license by third parties. You will in all cases comply with the requirements of all third-party licensors.
Internet Communications and Email
The Internet is not a secure medium and data in transit or housed on computers is subject to possible interception, loss, corruption, alteration, unauthorized distribution or publication, or hacking or malicious human actions, for all of which the Maple Leaf Institute assumes no liability. You use the Internet, email, the Website and the Content entirely and exclusively at your own risk.
Any unprotected email or other communication over the Internet is not confidential, is subject to possible interception or loss, and is also subject to possible alteration. The Maple Leaf Institute will not be responsible for, nor be liable to you or anyone else, for any damages in connection with any Internet communication with the Maple Leaf Institute, nor for any email sent by you to the Maple Leaf Institute, nor any email or other electronic communication sent by the Maple Leaf Institute to you at your request or in response to information received from you.
Informational Purposes Only
The Maple Leaf Institute is a not-for-profit corporation. The Content and all materials contained on, or available through the Website is for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute an offering in securities in any jurisdiction, or investment, business, operational, technical or financial advice, and should not be used for the purpose of making investment, business, operation, technical or financial decisions, or for taking, or refraining from taking, any course of action of any kind.
Third Party Links and Endorsements
From time to time, the Maple Leaf Institute may post certain links on the Website or in the Content that lead to websites or online resources maintained by third parties over which the Maple Leaf Institute has no control. The Maple Leaf Institute accepts no obligation to post or maintain any such links, there may be no such links at any given time, and links may be added, removed or changed at any time without notice, and without liability to you. If the Maple Leaf Institute does provide such links, they will be deemed to have been provided solely as a convenience for users of the Website and the Content, and do not constitute an endorsement or approval by the Maple Leaf Institute of the content of such third-parties or their websites, or their information, advice, opinions, products, or services. Your use of such links is and shall be entirely at your own risk.
Links to this Website may also be provided from other sites either known or unknown to the Maple Leaf Institute, and access to any other website linked to this Website is also entirely at your own risk. The Maple Leaf Institute makes no representations, warranties, conditions or guarantees regarding, and disclaims all liability and responsibility for, the privacy practices, content or accuracy of content on, or available through, all such third-party websites.
Contacting Us and Receiving Information
The Maple Leaf Institute requests that you provide us with only such personal information as you reasonably should disclose in order to permit the Maple Leaf Institute to provide you with information, respond to you, consider your queries or consider you for employment. The Maple Leaf Institute accepts no liability for any failure to receive your information, or for any loss of, or damage to information in transit to the Maple Leaf Institute or received by us. Any personal information you provide is considered by the Maple Leaf Institute to have been provided with your consent, permitting us to collect, use and disclose such personal information for reasonable purposes related to your contacting the Maple Leaf Institute or receiving information from the Maple Leaf Institute.