Purposes for Personal Information Collected
Our Association is focused on providing our membership and partners with quality professional development opportunities, excellent networking events, current information in the field of Total Rewards, as well as Association information. To meet these goals and objectives, the Association will only collect, use and/or disclose personal information (any information, in any form, about an identifiable individual not including information normally found on a business card, such as name, title, company, business address, business telephone or fax number) that is necessary for the following purposes:
Under no circumstances will our Association sell, rent or give permission to use for any purpose the member information to any external parties.
Our Association will assume implied consent by individuals who are completing forms/applications for membership, subscriptions, events or activities to use their personal information for the specific purpose described within the forms/activities. Within the forms/applications, individuals will be asked to provide their preferred means of contact. The GTA Rewards Association may communicate with members regarding Association information and details of upcoming events or activities.
Consent can be withdrawn by contacting the GTA Rewards Association, to ensure that the information is no longer used or disclosed by the Association.
As part of the Association's commitment to privacy, personal information is protected from unauthorized access, unintended disclosures or theft. This protection is provided by security in the computer system, passwords to protect databases; locked filing cabinets and restricted access to offices. Only designated members of the GTA Rewards Association's Leadership Team and delegated individuals have access to this information.
Retaining Personal Information
Personal Information is retained only as long as it is required to achieve the Association's defined purposes detailed in this policy and as required by law.
Requesting Access to Personal Information:
Individuals have a right under PIPEDA to access their personal information held by the Association. They also have a right to know if their personal information has been shared with any third parties. To access personal information about yourself held by the Association, you are required to contact the Association. The Association reserves the right, as permitted by PIPEDA, to charge a reasonable fee for copying the requested information.
Privacy and Our Website
To enhance your browsing experience of the Association's website, cookies (small text files) are sent from our website to your browser and stored on your computer. Cookies also allow the Association to recognize you when you return to our website.
The Association website also logs IP addresses of visitors. This information is used, in aggregate form, to provide statistical measures about usage of the site. This provides the Association with valuable information so that we can assess the content and design of the website and improve the content and visitor's experience in the identified areas.
Our website may contain links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. Examples of these websites maybe for resource materials or training programs. The Association makes an effort to identify organizations with similar privacy policies, the Association is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of these websites and recommends that before providing personal information the individual review their privacy policies.
Concerns about the Association's Privacy Practices