PRIVACY POLICY

 

Privacy Policy

Overview

The International Centre has created this privacy statement to disclose our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website, internationalcentre.com and electronic communications. This statement answers the following questions:

  • How is information collected?
  • How is my information used?
  • How is my information secured?
  • What if I'm a minor?
  • How can I access my personal information or unsubscribe/remove data from The International Centre’s database?
  • Who can I ask if I have any additional questions?
     

How is information collected?

You can visit our website as a guest, remaining anonymous by not providing any personal information to us. We do collect some limited information about your visit but none of this information is personally identifiable to you. This information includes: your Internet location (IP address), your Internet entry point (ISP domain name), your software and its configuration used to access this website.

Also, we are provided information, including email addresses, from various partners when you enter into a transaction on their websites.
 

Cookies
The website’s administration area uses session cookies. A cookie is small amount of data, often containing an anonymous unique identifier, sent from our computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. These cookies do not contain personal information and do not compromise your privacy or security. Cookies are used only for the time that you are on the website. When you leave the website they expire and are no longer active. No personal or identifiable information is stored in the cookie.

 

How is my information used?

Personally Non-identifiable Information
Aggregated, personally non-identifiable information collected from The International Centre website is used to:

  • diagnose problems with our systemsidentify and analyze trends
  • track user movement (anonymously) through our websites and electronic communications
  • better administer our online products
  • gather broad demographic information

We share aggregate demographic data with advertisers. This data is not linked to your personal information.

Personally Identifiable Information

Our website uses various forms for gathering information. Registration, survey, and contest forms all require some personal information. These forms may require you to provide:

  • contact information (e.g., name, email address),
  • demographic information (e.g., zip code, age, income level), and
  • interests (eg. type of event)

This information is used to:

  • send information regarding upcoming events
  • send prizes to contest winners,
  • contact you when necessary, and
  • send information about our company or promotional material from our partners.

Registering to Receive Communication/Contest Entries
After we collect personal information that you submit in connection with electing to receive communications or electing to participate in contests, sweepstakes, or other programs (such as discount or rewards programs), offered or sponsored by third parties on the website, we may use such information to send you marketing emails.

The International Centre occasionally runs contests and giveaways. Participation in these contests is completely voluntary; you have the choice of whether or not to disclose information required for contest registration. Information requested may include: contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, and age level). Contact information is used to notify winners and award prizes. Additionally, we sometimes share registration information with participating sponsors and partners. The International Centre is not responsible for the use of such information by these or other parties. By participating in these contests or registering to receive communications, you agree that we may use your information for the above noted purposes.

Personalized Experience
We may use your individual information in a variety of ways on our website and in our electronic communications. These methods may include: sending you emails based on the information you provided or alerting you to particular offerings on our website based on your geographic location or specified interest. When you enter a contest or take some action on our website that requires you to enter personal information, you acknowledge and agree that we may also use your personal information to automatically enter data into the required data fields for that contest or action.

 

How is my information secured?

Physical Security of Equipment Storing Personally Identifiable Information
Access to computer equipment (servers) storing personally identifiable information is restricted to authorized personnel. These personnel have access to this equipment only for administrative purposes. Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the province, state, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction.

Employee Practices Regarding Security of Personally Identifiable Information
Authorized personnel access users' information records for the sole purpose of system maintenance.

What if I'm a minor?

If you are under 18 years of age, you must let your parent or guardian know about this privacy policy and receive their permission before providing us any personal information. If you win a contest that has a prize your parent or guardian must mail us a signed note to the address listed in the contest rules which:

  1. grants you permission to enter, and
  2. tells us they will accept the prize on your behalf.

If your child has provided us with personally identifiable information, you should contact us immediately by sending an email to privacy@internationalcentre.com. We will make all reasonable efforts to delete your child's information from our records.
 

How can I access my personal information or unsubscribe/remove data from The International Centre’s database?

Accessing Personal Information or Opting-out
The International Centre will respond promptly to your requests for access to information. Please forward requests for access to information to info@internationalcentre.com.

The International Centre provides you the opportunity to opt-out from receiving future communications from us. Our marketing emails include a link that you may use to opt-out of receiving future marketing communications at that email address.


Who can I ask if I have any additional questions?

Contact Information
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact:

The International Centre
6900 Airport Road
Suite 120
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada L4V 1E8
Tel: 905.677.6131
Fax: 905.677.3089
Email: info@internationalcentre.com