Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy governs the collection, use and disclosure of personal information on the RENTERS’ RIGHTS AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION (the “Site”). Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual. This Policy outlines the type of information that the Site’s operator the “RENTERS’ RIGHTS AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION” and its directors, officers, employees and affiliates (collectively, “we” or “us”) gather about the user of this Site (“you” or “your”) while you are using this Site and how we use that information. Please read this Privacy Policy as, by using this Site, you agree that your use of this Site is governed by this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. We will reflect any such modifications to this privacy policy on this Site. Your continued used of this Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, as revised.

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

We collect and store your name, postal code and e-mail address if you voluntarily supply this information to us when you subscribe to our email list. Your email address is stored at the email list server and can only be accessed by those who help manage those lists in order to deliver e-mails to those who signed-up to receive our material. This information is used to provide you with access to Site content, and to allow us to contact you with updates (if you have indicated you would like to receive them) and to let you know about campaigns we may be running. Your postal code allows us to match you to your local riding, so that we can facilitate your contact with your local MPP. As well, we collect and use data contained in log files which include: your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your Internet Service Provider (ISP), the browser you used, the time you visited this Site, and the pages you visited throughout this Site, such collection and use being a standard practice on almost every website. We use this information to better understand how visitors use the Site, and to improve the Site to better meet your needs. The amount of information that is sent by your web browser depends upon the browser and settings you use.

Please refer to the instructions provided by your browser if you want to learn more about what information it sends to websites you visit, or how you may change or restrict this.

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits.

We do not sell your personal information to any third parties. However, we may share information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating this Site, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also disclose your personal information when we believe such release is necessary to comply with the law, enforce this Site’s policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. We reserve the right to transfer personal information collected in the event that we merge with or are acquired by a third party. We may also disclose your personal information for any other purpose permitted by law or to which you consent.

Security Safeguards

The security of the personal information you provide to us is very important to us. As such, we do our best to ensure your information remains secure, and we maintain technical and procedural safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information in question. However, you understand and acknowledge that there are inherent risks of providing information online. As such, by using this Site, you release us of any responsibility for any breach of security.

Third-party links

Please note that any links to third-party websites on this Site are not bound by this Privacy Policy. Any such third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies that may be different from our own. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. As such, if you wish to know more about their privacy policies, please visit their websites and review their privacy policies.

Contact

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, if you would like any changes made to your personal information, or if you would like your personal information deleted, you may contact us at info@rentersassociation.ca.

Interpretation of this Privacy Policy

Any interpretation associated with this Privacy Policy will be made by RENTERS’ RIGHTS AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION. This Privacy Policy includes examples but is not intended to be restricted in its application to such examples; therefore, where the word “including” is used, it shall mean “including without limitation.” 

This Privacy Policy does not create or confer upon any individual any rights, or impose upon RENTERS’ RIGHTS AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION any obligations outside of, or in addition to, any rights or obligations imposed by Canada’s federal and provincial laws.