Privacy Policy

Effective January 1, 2013

This Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how DAA Canada collects, uses, discloses and otherwise manages the information that you provide to us, and to help you make informed decisions when you use our Website (“Site”). Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using, or submitting information, to this Site. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, then you should NOT use this Site. This Privacy Policy is specifically incorporated into the Terms of Service, which governs your use of the Site.

Information We Collect

When you visit our Site, we collect three types of information:

  • Personal information, through our forms, that you knowingly choose to disclose to us such as your name, mailing address, payment information, and email address. You may provide this information when you register for the program or make requests for information or assistance.
  • Non-personal information including but not limited to browser type, IP address, operating system, the date and time of a visit, the pages visited on this Site, the time spent viewing the Site, and return visits to the Site.
  • We may also collect aggregated information as you and others browse our Site.

Uses Of Information

We may use the information we collect from you:

  • To administer you participation in the program;
  • To respond to your inquires and requests;
  • To operate our Site and improve your experience;
  • To identify or remediate possible threats to the Site’s security;
  • To conduct research about your use of the Site and our services;
  • To optimize and measure the effectiveness of advertising and marketing programs that we use to promote the Site; and,
  • For any other purpose specified at time of collection.

Analytics Services

We use Google Analytics to better understand how visitors interact with our Site. This service provides data including but not limited to data on where visitors came from, what actions they took on our Site, and where visitors went when they left this site. We use this information to improve your experience when visiting our Site. For more information on Google Analytics data collection, click here.

Sharing Information With Third Parties

Through this Site, you are able to exercise choice with respect to the data practices of companies engaged in online interest-based advertising. When you exercise your Choice, we may share some information collected from you or your computer with these companies so that they may honour your requests concerning their online interest-based advertising practices.

We may share your information with Service Providers who perform services on our behalf. Your personal information may be maintained and processed by our third party service providers in the US or other jurisdictions. For information on the way in which our service providers treat your personal information, contact us as set out below.

The DAAC and our service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, U.S., or other law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and to investigate or prevent actual or suspect loss or harm to persons or property.

Safeguards

We have implemented measures in an effort to safeguard the personal information in our custody and control, including only providing access to personal information to employees and authorized service providers who require such information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control.

Links To Third Party Sites

This Site may contain links to other sites operated by Third Parties. We have no control over the information you supply directly to these Sites. We encourage you read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Site.

Access

You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. You may request access, updating and corrections of inaccuracies in the personal information we have in our custody or control by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying your identity when requesting access to or correction of your personal information records.

Changes In Our Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you of any material changes to our Privacy Policy by posting any updated policies on this Webpage. We encourage you to visit this area frequently, to stay informed.

Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: info@daac.ca.