Commitment to Privacy
The IPE Ontario Area and it's sub-branches are committed to providing access to services and information online in a manner that respects and protects your privacy.
This statement applies only to information collected by this web site.
What We Collect
We collect the following types of information about you:
Your login information: Login information is used to determine whether or not you are authorized to access the Members Area of the site.
Personally identifiable information that you provide voluntarily: This includes information such as contact information that allows us to respond to your requests; preferred email or billing address; the information you provide in online web forms (e.g. application forms, registration forms, survey forms, etc.).
This information is used to process your application, your registration, your purchase; respond to your requests, communicate with you, provide you with better service. We may combine this information with information from previous visits to provide you with added convenience in using our e-commerce section of the IPE Ontario Area site.
E-commerce: The information entered on this site, including for example your name and contact information, are collected to process the transaction you are authorizing. We utilize third parties to process this transaction, using only the necessary information needed to securely perform their functions, and they are prohibited from using it for other purposes.
Auto-collected information (web logs - Google Analytics): Our web server automatically recognizes the Internet domain and IP address from which you accessed our web site, the date and time of your visit, and the pages you visited on our site, as well as information automatically forwarded by your browser. This information is used to help us understand aggregate uses of our site, track usage trends, and improve our services. Web logs may also be used for system problem monitoring and maintenance. This information is retained on a temporary basis and then deleted completely from our systems.
Cookies are small text files that many web sites transfer to users' hard drives to enable the site to deliver personalized services or to provide persistent authentication. The information contained in a cookie typically includes information collected automatically by the web server and/or information provided voluntarily by the user. The user controls, via the computer’s operating system, whether cookies will be accepted and, if so, how they will be handled (for example, deleted or saved). Our web site uses cookie technology. If the user blocks cookies, this will negatively affect the functionality of this site.
The IPE Ontario Area and it's sub-branches are committed to ensuring the security of your information. We have put in place reasonable physical, technical, and administrative safeguards designed to prevent unauthorized access to, or use of, the information collected online.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This site may contain links to other web sites not affiliated with the Institute. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of other sites for assurance that their practices safeguard your privacy.
CHANGES TO STATEMENT
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time and will post the changes on this site.