Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy  
 

Last updated: October 18, 2022

 

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

Interpretation and Definitions  

 

Interpretation  
 

The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.

 

Definitions  
 

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

  * Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.

  * Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to Hamilton Industrial Environmental Association, 270 Sherman Avenue North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 6N4.

  * Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or
    any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.

  * Country refers to: Ontario, Canada

  * Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.

  * Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

  * Service refers to the Website.

  * Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data
    on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or
    individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide
    the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the
    Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.

  * Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the       Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example,
    the duration of a page visit).

  * Website refers to HIEA.org, Hiea.org, hiea.org

  * You mean the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.


Collecting and Using Your Personal Data  
 

Types of Data Collected  
 

Personal Data  
 

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally
identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You.
Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  * Email address

  * First name and last name

  * Address, Province, Postal code, City

  * Usage Data


Usage Data  
 

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service. Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device's unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

 

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.

 

Tracking Technologies and Cookies  
 

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service. The technologies We use may include:

  * Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on Your
    Device. You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate
    when a cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You
    may not be able to use some parts of our Service. Unless you have adjusted
    Your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our Service may use
    Cookies.
 

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on Your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as You close Your web browser. 

We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

  * Necessary / Essential Cookies

    Type: Session Cookies

    Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.

  * Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies
on the Website.

  * Functionality Cookies

    Type: Persistent Cookies

    Administered by: Us

Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use    the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website.

 

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy Policy.

 

Use of Your Personal Data  
 

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.

  * To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

  * For other purposes: We may use Your information for other purposes, such
    as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness
    of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service,
    products, services, marketing and your experience.


We may share Your personal information in the following situations:

  * With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with
    Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to
    contact You.
  * With Members: We may share Your information with Our Members, in
    which case we will require those Members to honour this Privacy Policy.
  * With Your consent: We may disclose Your personal information for any
    other purposes with Your consent.

 

Retention of Your Personal Data  
 

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary
for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your
Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations
(for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable
laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage
Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data
is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our
Service or We are legally obligated to retain this data for a longer time
periods.

 

Delete Your Personal Data  
 

You have the right to delete or request that We assist in deleting the
Personal Data that We have collected about You.

Please note, however, that We may need to retain certain information when we
have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

 

Disclosure of Your Personal Data  
 

Law enforcement  
 

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your
Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by
public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements  
 

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such
action is necessary to:

  * Comply with a legal obligation
  * Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  * Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  * Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  * Protect against legal liability

 

Security of Your Personal Data  
 

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no
method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is
100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect
Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children's Privacy  
 

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly
collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.
If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided
Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have
collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification
of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our
servers.

 

Links to Other Websites  
 

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us.
If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's
site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You
visit.  We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy
policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy  
 

We may update Our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any
changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior
to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top
of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.
Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this
page.

 

Contact Us  
 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

  * By email: info@HIEA.org

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