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Privacy Policy

Before using our site, please read this privacy policy:

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Canadian Network Operators Consortium (“CNOC”) and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this website and our other sites (collectively “Sites”). CNOC is committed to providing safe web sites and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. CNOC complies with applicable Canadian privacy laws and regulations.

There may be links from our Sites to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Sites and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Sites 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. CNOC does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

Although you are not generally required to register to access our Sites, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Sites. Your use of our Sites 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 Sites. Your continued use of the Sites 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 but does not include business contact information.

We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.

How Does CNOC Use Information Gathered About its Visitors?

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Sites may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of services and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and services we may have available from time to time.

Promotional and Informational Offers

With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by CNOC provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. CNOC uses all reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

Disclosure of Information

CNOC will not disclose personal information that you provide on its Sites to any third parties other than to a CNOC 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/side effect, in which case CNOC 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

CNOC, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Sites. 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 Sites may not function properly if you do so.

Additional Terms for Certain Websites

The following additional information applies to our Sites that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Sites, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. However, in the event our Sites are restricted to certain individuals such as members we may require these individuals to register upon entry by providing us with certain information.

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. CNOC 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 employees on a need-to-know basis.

Storage of Information:

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at 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 or any other CNOC Site or interactive banner ads, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

Contact
For additional information regarding this policy please email CNOC at info@cnoc.ca or call (416) 613-2662.

LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY – [2018-09-12]