Privacy Policy

Protecting personal information and respecting personal privacy are very important to us (HelpingNewcomersWork.ca.). This policy applies to all of our information practices in relation to our Websites (“Our Websites”); our Print and electronic publications (“Our Publications”); and our Email newsletters (“Our Email Newsletters”.)

Our Websites, Our Publications, and Our Email Newsletters may contain links to third-party websites, for whose information practices we are not responsible. When leaving Our Websites, Our Publications, or Our Email Newsletters, please read the privacy policy applicable to the website to which any link is being made.

Personal Information

Personal information will not be collected and stored by us, electronically or otherwise, without your knowledge and consent.

The purpose of collecting personal information is to be expressly stated by us whenever solicited, and is not to be used for purposes other than those stated.

Personal information obtained by us is not to be shared with third parties, unless your consent is obtained beforehand.

Information which we treat as personal includes the following:

Contacting our privacy officer

To review, revise, correct or update any of the personal information we have about you, or for any matters pertaining to privacy of personal information, please contact our privacy officer:

James Shenkman, Privacy Officer

120- 6900 Airport Road

Mississauga, ON

Canada L4V 1E8

Email: privacy@helpingnewcomerswork.ca

Security

We have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information you provide.

Use of cookies

When you visit our websites, we may send you a cookie. The use of cookies is an industry standard and many websites use them. A cookie stores a small data file on your computer. This file enables us to recognize you each time you visit us. Cookies help us in many ways, for example, by helping us to track the amount of traffic to different pages on our websites, improve the quality of our websites, saving your region, to collect non-personal data, to count the number of times you visit our sites; and to gather information on the types of Internet browser and operating systems used. Your cookies will not provide us with any personally identifiable information about you, such as your real name and address.

You may be required to register on Our Websites to gain access to content. After registration, a cookie is created and stored on your computer to (a) maintain access to content and (b) facilitate the use of Our Website through bypass of the sign-in process upon successive visits. Our web security cookies (if you have a web security ID) are not used to collect personal information on Our Website.

Non-personal information collected automatically

Non-personal information is collected from Our Websites in the form of web logs. The web logs are used to analyze anonymous behavior on Our Websites for the purposes of improving our products and services. On occasion, aggregate statistics will be provided to reputable third-party companies, but these statistics will contain no personally identifiable information.

Opting out

You may, at any time, opt out of receiving any of Our Email Newsletters or other emails from us by so indicating at the time that information is being given to us, or thereafter, by following the simple steps stated in any such email from us you may receive.

You may also deny permission or opt out of any previous permission given for us to share your personal information by so indicating at the time that information is being given to us, or by contacting our privacy officer (at the address shown above).

Polls and Surveys

Any responses that you may provide to any online polls or surveys that we conduct and any feedback or questions that you may submit through our Websites, Our Publications, or Our Email Newsletters will remain anonymous, unless you choose explicitly to identify yourself. We may, however, post responses to any such submissions, without identifying you as the submitter.

Accuracy of collected personal information

We shall from time to time on our own initiative, or immediately upon your request, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal information retained by us.

Information that is no longer being used for the reasons stated upon collection is deleted from our databases after five years.

Acceptance of this Privacy Policy and Our Terms of Service

If you do not agree with this privacy policy, please do not use or subscribe to Our Websites, Our Publications or Our Email Newsletters. Accessing, browsing, or otherwise using our sites indicates a visitor’s agreement to all of the provisions set forth in its Terms of Use and in this Privacy Policy.

This policy was last modified on May 31, 2017.

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