Privacy Policy | AWEDA

Privacy Policy

What is Personal Information?

In general terms, personal information can be defined as recorded information about an identifiable individual.

Under the law, personal information may include name, age, weight, height, home address and phone number, race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, medical information, income, purchases and spending habits, marital status, religion and employment information.

Personal information does not include the name, job title, business address, telephone number, or other contact information of an individual at a place of business. 

 

Security Measures

At AWEDA, we are committed to providing our members with exceptional services which involves the collection, use and disclosure of our members’ information; which makes the protection of their personal information one of our highest priorities.  Personal information collected from members are retained in controlled systems and protected from unauthorized access. AWEDA is committed to carrying out strict security measures through responsible information management practices and the information is kept for as long as is reasonable required.

 

Confidentiality

AWEDA assures you that your personal information will not be sold, leased or provided to third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent. Companies hired to provide services on our behalf, are only provided with information they need to carry out their function for AWEDA. Likewise, they are required to keep the information provided confidential, and strictly for business purposes.

 

Types of Information Collected through the Website
While visiting the AWEDA website to browse, read pages and/or download information, we may gather and store certain information about the website visit. This information contains:

The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used – This address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly your computer. This address can be translated to determine:

  • The domain name of your service provider
  • The type of browser and operating system you use
  • The date and time of the website visit; and
  • The  web pages accessed

The information collected is used solely for purposes such as assessing system performance, improving web services, and web site management. AWEDA does not use this data to determine your identity.

 

Controls
You can choose not to receive marketing materials such newsletters or any contact from AWEDA, whether through emails or by telephone.

 

Access to Personal Information
Upon request, you may view your personal records that AWEDA holds.

 

Contact Us
If you wish to make a formal complaint about our privacy practices, you may make it in writing to the below address. Our corporate office will acknowledge receipt of your complaint, and ensure that it is investigated promptly. Our Executive Director, Rosamond Luke, can be reached at either of the following means:

By Mail:
AWEDA
3434 Dutch Village Road,
Upper Level, Suite 100
Halifax, NS B3N 2R8

By Email:
info@aweda.ca

By Phone:
(902) 406 4095