What information do we collect and how is it being used?
Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that computer’s “Internet Protocol” IP address. When a visitor requests a page from any Web site within the Fertility Matters Canada website, our Web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site. We use this information to examine our traffic in aggregate, and to investigate misuse of the Fertility Matters Canada website, its users, or to cooperate with law enforcement.
Fertility Matters Canada collects information from our users when they create their account for this Site, when they request copies of publications, or seek additional information. Some of our Site’s registration, enrollment, account setup and other forms may ask users to give us contact information, unique personal identifiers, financial information, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information.
We sometimes aggregate demographic information, so that we may better understand the user population of our Site, identify subject areas of interest, and determine whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of our visitors. Fertility Matters Canada also may conduct user surveys on the Web, which usually are intended to provide us with information on a number of areas
Any personal information that you provide, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, subject areas of interest, etc., allows Fertility Matters Canada to inform you about updates to the service and to notify you about other products and services offered by Fertility Matters Canada that may be of interest to you. We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available any of that information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf in connection with the Site and have a need to access the information in connection with those services. In addition, Fertility Matters Canada may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to Fertility Matters Canada. Individuals that subscribe to e-mail newsletters are given the opportunity to opt-out of promotions, news, and information at the time of sign up. Our Site also provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the points where we request information.
What are cookies?
We may collect the e-mail addresses at the point of subscription, of users who wish to receive e-mail notification of publications and press releases in identified subject areas of interest, and of those who send us e-mail messages. However, we will not share any e-mail addresses with any third party or send unsolicited e-mail to any of the addresses we collect, except in very limited circumstances as set forth in this policy. Only authorized Fertility Matters Canada personnel are provided access to personally-identifiable information and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, however, Fertility Matters Canada cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally identifiable information.
When you request information from Fertility Matters Canada and supply information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you, you are agreeing to share that information with Fertility Matters Canada, its agents, representatives and affiliates. Fertility Matters Canada may aggregate personally identifiable information and may disclose such information in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.
Compliance with Law
Fertility Matters Canada complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. Fertility Matters Canada may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
(1) Comply with law or comply with legal process served upon us or our agents, representatives and affiliates,
(2) Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Fertility Matters Canada
(3) Protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users or
(4) Identify persons who may be violating the law, the Fertility Matters Canada legal notice and Web site User Agreement, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing the Fertility Matters Canada wesite or its related properties,
(5) Protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of this Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through this Site, we may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities. Fertility Matters Canada would like to keep your personal information accurate. Therefore, Fertility Matters Canada allows you to correct or change personal identifiable information collected by us by replying to any Fertility Matters Canada email.
Fertility Matters Canada uses reasonable precautions to keep the information disclosed to us secure. Fertility Matters Canada reserves the right to transfer all such information in connection with the sale of all or part of Fertility Matters Canada’s capital stock or assets. Furthermore, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive the information. We are not responsible for such third party privacy policies or how they treat information about their users.
International Transfer of Information
Fertility Matters Canada is a Canadian company. In the event Fertility Matters Canada becomes a global concern, information collected on this Site may be transferred from time to time among the GFertility Matters Canada offices located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area, and the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the Site and submitting information on it, you voluntarily consent to such international transfer and hosting of such information.
Links to Other Web Sites
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you’re online.
Fertility Matters Canada understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, particularly in their online interactions. This website is not designed for and does not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and younger.
Use of Fertility Matters Canada Sites
Your access to and use of the Site(s) are subject to certain terms and conditions, which are summarized in our Terms and Conditions of Use.
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