PRIVACY POLICY

 

GENERAL PRINCIPLES                                        

We respect your privacy. Your personally identifiable information will not be shared or sold to any third parties for any reason.

Your information is used only by Forum for Women Entrepreneurs BC (“FWE”). Any data you volunteer is held strictly confidential.

FWE respects your privacy and have developed this section so you can learn more about information we gather about our visitors and how we use it. FWE does not sell or rent customer information to anyone. For details on how we use the personal information you may provide to us as a client or for information on our privacy policy, please see the following.

AGGREGATE DATA

Aggregate data is grouped data from many people WITHOUT your name or identifying details – may be used for research purposes. FWE uses this information to continually upgrade and refine products and services so as to serve your needs better.

FWE PRIVACY COMMITMENT

At FWE, we are committed to providing our members with exceptional service. As providing this service involves the collection, use and disclosure of some personal information about our members, protecting their personal information is one of our highest priorities. FWE respects your privacy and has developed this section so you can learn more about information we gather about our members and how we use it.

WHAT OUR PRIVACY POLICY COVERS

This Privacy Policy covers FWE’s treatment of personally identifiable information that is collected when you are on the FWE site or when you make a purchase from FWE. We will inform our clients of why and how we collect, use and disclose their personal information, obtain their consent where required, and only handle their personal information in a manner that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.

This page summarizes the principles and practices we will follow in protecting clients’, personal information. Our privacy commitment includes ensuring the accuracy, confidentiality, and security of our clients’ personal information and allowing our clients to request access to, and correction of, their personal information. If you would like to view our complete Personal Information Protection Policy, in compliance with PIPA, please email us at privacy@fwe.ca.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

When you become a FWE member, we ask for your name, your address, your e-mail address, your phone number, your gender and other details about your business.

MEMBERS

Once you become a FWE member, you are not anonymous to us.

When you are a FWE member, we use your personal information in order to provide the service or product you have asked us for, to conduct member surveys in order to enhance the provision of our services, or to provide you with information about FWE products or services that may be of interest to you.

ANONYMOUS WEBSITE ACCESS

While you are visiting our website, FWE also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, FWE cookie information and the page you requested. This information does not personally identify you.

FWE uses cookie information for two general purposes: to customize the content you see and to fulfill your requests for certain services

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

FWE will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.

FWE will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:

We have your consent to share the information;

We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested;

We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of FWE to provide a product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.);

We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; or

We find that your actions on our websites violate any of our usage guideline

COOKIES

When you browse our website, FWE may set and access FWE cookies on your computer.

Advertisers or other companies do not have access to FWE cookies unless it is necessary to fulfill your requests for certain services.

YOUR ABILITY TO EDIT AND DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES

FWE gives you the ability to edit your account information and preferences at any time, including whether you want FWE to contact you about special offers.

You may request deletion of your FWE account by sending an email to privacy@fwe.ca .

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

FWE may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

QUESTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS

If you have questions or suggestions, send an email to privacy@fwe.ca .