Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers how the gathers and uses the information on this website. It also covers personal information that provides on this website and our expectations of the site’s users. complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

Your use of this website signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use the site.


There are links from this website to other web sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to this website and not to websites of other companies or organizations to which this site may be linked. Any links to third-party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The does not endorse and is not responsible for, any third-party website to which it links.


Personal Information is information that identifies you as an individual. This may include your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.

Our website provides open access without the need for you to provide us with personal information to use the site. The and its affiliates collect information that its members and website users voluntarily provide to us through contact forms, subscription requests, online purchases, and the like. Therefore, you may be asked to voluntarily provide your personal information when you choose to make a purchase from our website, or if you choose to sign up to receive communications from

We also post the email addresses of our staff, directors, members, and board members on this website. This does not signify the individuals’ consent to receiving commercial electronic messages. Do not send us, our staff, directors, members, or board members commercial electronic messages unless the individual has provided you with their express consent to do so.


Any information that you provide to us through this website may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to this site and/or for future site development. We use Google Analytics and related tools to gather aggregate and general information about this website’s visitors and users.

In addition, we will use the information you provide us to communicate with you as per your request. This may include to send you periodic updates, email newsletters, association publications, and so on. and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials.


With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes, provided notice of this fact is made available online. If you object to such use for any reason, you may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. The uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.


The will not disclose personal information that you provide to it via this
website or any other means other than to an agent of the association except: i) in accordance with the
terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant,
subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case the
association may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian
and/or international regulatory authorities.

Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may, therefore, be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.


As is common with many web site operators, the may use standard technology called “cookies” on this website. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular website. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the site may not function properly if you do so.


We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. The Company applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

The personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at association data centres or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.


If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of the website so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it