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Privacy Policy

If you have any questions and concerns regarding our privacy policy please contact us at: privacy@semcanada.org or by phone at: 1 (403) 272-6170.

SEM Canada Conference is committed to providing customers, and visitors with a website that respect their privacy. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices for all of SEM Canada Conference website's divisions. The SEM Canada Conference website does not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, or e-mail address. This information is only obtained if you provide it voluntarily, through contacting us or using one of our services, such as the online shopping cart.

1. Information Collected Automatically Via The Internet

The SEM Canada Conference web server logs capture computer information, navigation and click-stream data such as http requests. Some of the information collected does not identify who you are. Other information, such as your domain name or IP address, may identify you depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider.

While we make no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of individuals, the information captured does identify the following; the Internet domain and IP address from which you access our web site, the type of browser and operating system used to access our site, screen resolution of your monitor, the date and time you access our site, the pages you visit within our site, and if you linked to the SEM Canada Conference web site from another web site, the address of that web site. This information is used to help us make our site more useful to our audiences by learning about the number of visitors to our site, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology our visitors use. Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except SEM Canada Conference directors who need the information for legitimate business purposes such as responding to a request.

2. Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text information that is sent to your browser when you access a web site. Your browser will return this cookie information to the domain where the cookie originated. While we do not regularly use cookies to track how our visitors use the site, when cookies are used, they may be used to help you fill in forms or track your use of the sites. The length of time that the cookie will reside on your machine will depend upon the specific set-up of the particular sites you visit. If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you can refer to the help information in your browser software for information on how to disable cookies. If you wish to delete cookies from your machine, consult your browser's help files for instructions on how to do so.

3. Questionnaires, Surveys and Profile Data

From time to time, we offer optional questionnaires and surveys to our users for such purposes as collecting demographic information or assessing users' interests and needs. The use of the information collected will be explained in detail in the survey itself. If we collect personally identifiable information from our users in these questionnaires and surveys, the users will be given notice of how the information will be used prior to their participation in the survey or questionnaire.

4. Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourage you to examine each site's privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of material and information found.

5. Information Collected For SEM Canada Conference Services

When purchasing goods from a SEM Canada Conference Merchants, buyers will be asked to enter billing and shipping information in order to complete their transaction. Some of this information, such as credit card number, is transmitted to third-parties such as processing gateways and VisaNET. SEM Canada Conference trusts in our merchant services provider Helcim Inc. to meet and uphold all PCI security standards required to safely process your online information.

6. Security of Stored Information

SEM Canada Conference is committed to handling your information with high standards of information security. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to personal information only to employees who need to know that information in order to fulfill their job responsibilities. For more information on our security practices, please visit the SEM Canada Conference Security Hub.

Any e-mail or other communication asking you to provide sensitive account information via email, or linking to a website with a URL that does not begin with https://secure.semcanada.org/ or http://www.semcanada.org/ should be treated as unauthorized and suspicious and should be reported to SEM Canada Conference management immediately.