The Internet is an amazing tool. It has the power to change the way we live, and we're starting to see that potential today. With only a few mouse-clicks, you can follow the news, look up facts, buy goods and services, and communicate with others from around the world. It's important to the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society - Alberta Chapter (CHES AB) to help our users and guests to retain their privacy when they take advantage of all the Internet has to offer.

We believe your business is no one else's. Your privacy is important to you, and to us. So we'll protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, CHES AB follows different principles in accordance with world-wide practices for customer privacy and data protection.

  • We won’t sell or give away your name, mail address, phone number, email address, credit card number or any other information to anyone.
  • We’ll use state-of-the-art security measures to protect your information from unauthorized users, when available & cost effective.

NOTICE

We may ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you or verify you. Generally this information is requested when you create a User on our sites and or purchase a ticket on the site, or when you download free software, enter a contest, order e-mail newsletters or join a limited-access premium site. We use your Personal Information for four primary purposes:

  • To make the site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once.
  • To help you quickly find software, services or information.
  • To help us create content most relevant to you.
  • To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from CHES AB.

CONSENT

If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use most of this website, but you will not be able to access areas that require registration.

If you decide to register, you will be required to input the kinds of information you want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, or by changing your notification settings. If you do not want us to communicate with you about other offers regarding CHES AB's products, programs, events, or services by e-mail, postal mail, or telephone, you may email us to remove your information.

SECURITY

CHES AB has taken strong measures to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored. We take strong precautions to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

We use reputable and secure services for your e-commerce transactions while purchasing tickets (eg: Stripe).

Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States of America or any other country where CHES AB's, its servers, subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.

You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your user name and password, so do not share these with others.

 

ENFORCEMENT

If for some reason you believe CHES AB has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. Be certain the words Privacy Policy are in the Subject line.

COOKIES

 

CUSTOMER PROFILES

As mentioned above, every registered customer has a unique personal profile. Each profile is assigned a unique personal identification number, which helps us ensure that only you can access your profile.

When you register, we create your profile, assign a personal identification number, then send this personal identification number back to your hard drive in the form of a cookie, which is a very small bit of code. This code is uniquely yours. It is your passport to seamless travel across CHES AB, allowing you to browse the areas of CHES AB's sites that may be restricted to registered users, and visit the premium areas of our sites without having to fill out registration forms with information you've already provided. Unlike some sites we do not create cookies to spy or gather personal information on you.

What we do with the information you share

When you join us, you provide us with your contact information, including your name and email address. We use this information to assign you login credentials, send you updates about your account (you can change notification settings in your profile control panel), allow you to use the community services, and announcements about new and exciting services that we offer. When you order from us, we may direct you to a secure Payal and or Stripe Connect portal. This portal may ask for your credit card number and billing address. This information is provided to PayPal and Stripe and not CHES AB and may be used only to bill you for the product(s) you order at that time and / or deliver the services to you.

CHES AB, may ask you for your billing address to verify validity of ticket purchaser, help protect against fraud, and offer a more seamless, integrated user experience.

Upon creating a paid event we may ask you for a pay pal address and or stripe connect. This will be an address we can send you the money owed.

When registering for an event you will be giving your registered name and e-mail address to the event creator. The e-mail is required to send you your ticket. The event creator may create some of their one fields that may be required to purchase a ticket. CHES AB has limited control on what an Event Contributor may require. The information required will, however, be noted when you enter the information for your ticket(s).

We may occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

CHES AB will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CHES AB or the site(s); (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CHES AB and its family of Web sites, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of CHES AB, its Web sites, or the public.

Subject to change without notice.

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