ICELANDERS OF VICTORIA PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE

LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY - [February 06, 2019]
BEFORE USING OUR SITE, PLEASE READ THIS 'PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE' DOCUMENT CAREFULLY.

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Icelanders of Victoria ("the Organization") and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this website. Icelanders of Victoria is committed to providing a safe web site for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The Organization complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act. This Privacy Policy also complies with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) enacted by the countries of the European Union, and in effect world-wide.

There may be links from our Site to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Site and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Site may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The Organization does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

Although you are not required to register to access our Site, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Site. Your use of our Site signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Site. Your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through our Contact Forms such as your name, phone number and email address in order to provide you with additional information regarding our services or to resolve complaints or concerns.

HOW DOES ICELANDERS OF VICTORIA USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

Before completing and submitting our Contact Forms, please be advised that by indicating that you wish to receive further information with regard to our Organization or the services we provide, this information will only be used for the sole purpose of direct contact with you, and you may revoke your permission at any time and request that your name and contact information be removed from our records.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

The Organization will not disclose personal information that you provide on its Site to any third parties other than to an Organization agent except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event or complaint, in which case the Organization may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.

COOKIES

The Organization, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called "cookies" on its Site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Site may not function properly if you do so.

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

The Organization considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to request information through our Site or information lines.

 

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:
OUR COMMITMENT TO SECURITY

We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. The Organization applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized members or employees on a need-to-know basis.

STORAGE OF INFORMATION

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Organization data centers (in whatever country they may be located), or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.

POLICY CHANGE

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and by submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.