Effective Date: May 11, 2020
Canada51, The51, The51 Ventures, The Atlantic Women’s Venture Fund
Canada51.ca Website Privacy Notice
Canada51, and all it’s affiliate organizations (the “Company” or “we”) takes privacy and data security seriously. We are committed to transparency in the collection and use of your personal information. The Privacy Notice below describes how we use personal information, and the circumstances under which we may share this information. This Privacy Notice applies to the privacy practices of Company on its Canada51 website located at www.canada51.ca.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
- Social Media:
We may offer you the opportunity to engage with Company or its content on or through third-party social media websites, plug-ins and applications. When you engage with us on or through third-party social media websites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account (e.g., name, username, email address, profile picture) to deliver content or as part of the operation of the website, plug-in or application.
- Marketing Communications:
You may select if you wish to receive email marketing communications with updates and other information regarding Company by providing us with your email.
You can opt out of receiving marketing emails from us using the opt-out or “unsubscribe” instructions provided in the communication. Alternatively, you may us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When you contact us with a comment or question, or while using our chat function, we collect the information you provide such as your username email address, along with additional information that we may need to help us promptly respond to your inquiry. We retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and service offerings. We also use personal information to establish and manage our relationship with you and provide quality service.
Information We Collect Automatically
We and our third party service providers, including [Google Analytics], collect, process, store and analyze information obtained from your browser when you visit our website, including IP address, device identifiers, browser characteristics, operating system details, language preferences, referring URLs, length of visits, and pages viewed. We also use “cookies” or other tools that track, measure and analyze the behaviors and usage patterns of visitors to the website. We use this information to help us understand how visitors engage with the website and to improve our visitors’ experience.
You can obtain additional information on Google Analytics’ collection and processing of data and data privacy and security, including how to learn more about opting out of Google Analytics’ data collection.
Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, this website is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. You can learn more about “Do Not Track” signals here.
Sharing of Personal Information
Except as set forth in this Privacy Notice and as required or permitted by law, we do not sell or share your personal information with third parties without your consent.
When you apply for a work opportunity through Company, the personal information you have chosen to provide us may be shared with third party employers who receive your application. When an employer receives your personal information, it will be subject to the laws of the employer’s jurisdiction.
Your personal information may be transferred (or otherwise made available) to our affiliates and other third parties who provide services on our behalf. We use third parties to host and manage our website. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and are not authorized to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
Your personal information may be maintained and processed by us, our affiliates, potential employers, and other third party service providers in the US or other jurisdictions. In the event that personal information is transferred outside of Canada to the US or other foreign jurisdiction, it will be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction and may be disclosed to or accessed by the courts, law enforcement and governmental authorities in accordance with those laws.
Legal and Compliance
We and our service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to another organization for the purposes of investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of law or detecting, suppressing or preventing fraud, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, US or other law or legal process. Your personal information may also be disclosed where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and to investigate or prevent actual or suspect loss or harm to persons or property.
Sale of Business
Personal information may be provided to third parties in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of Company or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control, including for the purpose of determining whether to proceed or continue with such transaction or business relationship.
Safeguarding and Retention of Personal Information
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures in an effort to safeguard the personal information in our custody and control against theft, loss and unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure. We restrict access to your personal information on a need-to-know basis to employees and authorized service providers who require access to fulfill their job requirements.
We have personal information retention processes designed to retain personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes stated above or to otherwise meet legal requirements.
Third Party Websites
The website may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over, do not review and are not responsible for the privacy policies of or content displayed on such other websites. When you click on such a link, you will leave our service and go to another website. During this process, another entity may collect personal information from you.
Updates to the Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice to reflect changes to our privacy practices. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
Company welcomes your comments and questions regarding this Privacy Notice and the use of your personal information. If you have questions or concerns please contact us at: