Statement and Purpose
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS respects and upholds the individual's right to privacy and protection of his or her personal information. DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS is committed to ensuring compliance by all organizations with all applicable federal and provincial privacy legislation. DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS seeks to ensure that the personal information it holds is treated with the same respect.
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS is accountable for the personal information supplied to us by donors, members, subscribers, clients, employees and volunteers, and by delegates and speakers at educational events such as conferences and workshops attended by DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS or delegates.
Purposes for Collection, Use and Disclosure
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS collects and uses personal information about donors, members, subscribers, clients, employees and volunteers for the following purposes:
Providing advice and information services to donors, members, subscribers, clients, employees and volunteers.
Collating records of activities undertaken by the company.
Organizing educational events.
Reporting to grantors, donors, clients and members
With consent or anonymously, providing information to other similar organizations for the purpose for which it was collected
If you contact DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS to obtain information or advice or to lodge an FOI or privacy complaint, we may ask you to provide the personal information we need to respond to your request. In most cases this information will be recorded anonymously. We keep this information securely and do not pass it to anyone else except with your express consent.
When you join DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, we may collect your name we collect your name, postal address and email address, telephone number, position or title, organization (if any) and area of interest. We also record the date that you joined.
When you subscribe to the DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS information services, we may collect your name, postal address and email address, telephone number, position or title, organization (if any) and area of interest. We also record the date that you joined and related information.
When you use the services or products of DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, we collect your name, postal address and email address, telephone number, position or title, organization (if any) and area of interest. Current clients; please refer to the Confidentiality, Privacy and limitations appendix in your contracts for additional data sharing, privacy and confidentiality terms.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS does not sell, trade, or rent information to third parties without consent. The only circumstance under which personal information may be disclosed to third parties is for the fulfillment of any purposes identified above, or as required by law. If personal information is disclosed to third parties for the fulfillment of any purposes identified above, DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS will ensure that appropriate security undertakings, such as confidentiality clauses in contractual agreements, are employed to protect the transfer and use of personal information.
Consent to Collection, Use, and Disclosure
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS usually seeks express consent when collecting, using, or disclosing your personal information. We may also use information that you have given us to inform you about the same kind of information or services in which you have expressed an interest. For certain purposes, such as arranging educational events we will assume that delegates and speakers consent to our collection, use and disclosure unless they notify us otherwise. You may withdraw consent at any time, subject to contractual or legal restrictions and reasonable notice.
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS collects personal information only for the purposes identified above.
Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS does not use or disclose personal information for any purpose other than those for which it was collected, except with consent or as required by law. Personal information is retained only as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that personal information is as accurate, complete, and current as required for the purposes for which it was collected.
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS protects personal information with appropriate security safeguards. Safeguards include physical, administrative, and electronic security measures.
DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website. Visitors are not required to register or give any personal information in order to use most features of the site. We do not automatically gather any personal information during your visit to the site. Our site uses per session cookies and Google Analytics, which are a commonly used tools to enable web-site administrators to fine tune the site based upon user-activity trends. Our web host and Google provides us with access to global statistics about use of our website, however these are not linked to the identifiers of individual users. If you sign up to receive news or information we retain the information you provide to enable us to contact you to respond to your request. With your consent, this information may be passed to similar organizations for a related purpose. Access
You have the right to access your personal information under the control of DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS. The Organization's Privacy Officer or designate will assist you with your access requests. In certain exceptional situations, DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS may not be able to provide access to certain personal information that it holds about you. If access cannot be provided, DATA & TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS will notify you, at your request in writing, of the reasons for the refusal.