This policy relates to Engineers Canada’s privacy practices in connection with our corporate website, www.engineerscanada.ca, and all other websites owned by Engineers Canada (the “Website”). It does not describe information collection practices in relation to other websites, including those linked to or from the Website.
Engineers Canada reserves the right to change this policy without prior notice. Any changes to the policy will become effective upon posting of the revised policy on the Website.
Collection and Use of Information
The Website does not directly collect any personal information unless you voluntarily provide it to Engineers Canada. For example, when you subscribe to our newsletter or send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org, you may provide personal information. If you send an unencrypted email message to Engineers Canada, you should be aware of the inherent risks of interception when communicating with others online.
Information that you provide to Engineers Canada is used solely for the purposes for which it is intended. Such information is not shared with any third party for commercial or other purposes.
When you visit the Website, the server on which the Website is located collects and saves certain aggregate or anonymous information. This information may include the originating IP address, the date and time of your visit, and the web page(s) you visited. Engineers Canada uses the IP addresses of visitors to calculate website usage levels, to help diagnose problems with the Website’s servers, and to administer the Website. If enabled by your web browser, the Website may place “cookies” (simple text files) on your computer to determine your authentication status and assign site access permissions. You may disable the ability of your computer to receive “cookies.”
Engineers Canada will not attempt to identify individual visitors to the Website or associate the technical information referred to above with any individual, unless required to do so by law. The information is used only for statistical and administrative purposes and to assist Engineers Canada in making enhancements to the visitors’ experience with the Website.