Privacy Notice Statement

SAMAHQUAM.ca is committed to protecting a visitor or client's privacy.

We would like to clarify the type of personal information we collect from our site visitors. We use your personal data to provide and improve our website services. By using this service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

COLLECTING AND USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

While accessing SAMAHQUAM.ca, 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 and last name

  • Usage data

USAGE DATA

Usage data is collected automatically when accessing SAMAHQUAM.ca. 
Usage data may include information such as your devices Internet Protocol Address (ie. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those web pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic information.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES AND COOKIES

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on SAMAHQUAM.ca and store certain information to improve and analyze SAMAHQUAM.ca.

Cookies or Browser Cookies: A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies, or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of SAMAHQUAM.ca. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it refuses cookies, SAMAHQUAM.ca may use cookies.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

SAMAHQUAM.ca may use personal data for the following purposes, but is not limited to: 

  • to provide and maintain SAMAHQUAMA.ca, including to monitor the usage of our website,

  • to manage your account. To manage your registration as a user of SAMAHQUAM.ca (such as when you login as a Samahquam member). The personal data you provide can give you access to different functionalities (such as members only pages) that are available to you as a registered user.

  • to contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication (such as push notifications).

  • to provide you with news, special offers and other general information relating to SAMAHQUAM.

  • for other purposes. We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analytics, identifying usage trends, and to evaluate and improve our website services and your experience.

We may share your personal information in the following situations, but not limited to:

  • with your consent. We may disclose your personal information for any purpose with your consent. 

RETENSION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

SAMAHQUAM will retain your personal data only for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in the privacy policy. We will retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

SAMAHQUAM 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 SAMAHQUAM.ca, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL DATA

SAMAHQUAM will take all reasonably necessary to ensure that your information, including your personal data, is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and no transfer of your personal data will take place to an organization or country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.4

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

SAMAHQUAM 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 SAMAHQUAM

  • prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with SAMAHQUAM

  • protect the personal safety of users of SAMAHQUAM.ca 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 one-hundred percent secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

SAMAHQUAM.ca does not address anyone under the age of thirteen (13). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of thirteen. 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 thirteen without verification of parental consent, we will take reasonable steps to remove that information from our servers.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

SAMAHQUAM.ca 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 by email and/or a prominent notice on this page prior to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this page.

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: