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Privacy Policy

General Privacy Policy

Personal information gathered by FAR is kept in confidence. FAR’s personnel are authorized to access personal information based only on their need to deal with the information for the reason(s) for which it was obtained. Safeguards are in place to ensure that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. FAR also takes measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent it being lost or destroyed. FAR provides content and services to users through its website located at www.farcanada.org (the “Site”) (collectively, such services, including any new features, and the Site, are referred to as the “Services”). By using the Services, you consent to FAR’s collection and use of personal data as outlined herein.

Privacy Practices

FAR has a firm commitment to internet privacy. When you visit the Site, FAR collects the name of your internet service provider, the browser and type of machine you are using, the website that referred you to FAR, the pages you request and the date and time you request them.

How FAR Uses the Information

FAR uses this information to measure Site activity in order to improve the quality of the Site for its visitors and provide a valuable digital platform for the advancing of FAR’s programs and activities.

Cookies

Like most websites, FAR may place a “cookie,” or small file, in the browser files of a visitor’s computer. FAR uses cookies to save information you give FAR so that you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit the Site. This allows FAR to personalize the site and facilitate the ease of use of the Site for its visitors.

Links

You should be aware that when you are on the Site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond FAR’s control, because there are linked to other sites outside of the Site. These other sites may collect data or solicit personal information.

Security

FAR makes every effort to insure the secure collection and transmission of sensitive user information using industry accepted data collection and encryption methodologies. FAR does not sell or otherwise disclose user information outside the organization.

Signing Up as a Member

If you sign up as a member, you will receive our newsletters and occasional notices. You may opt out at any time via the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each e-mail FAR sends to you.

Updating the Privacy Policy

FAR regularly reviews its privacy policy and practices for its various activities. FAR reserves the right to change its privacy policy as necessary to support its activities Check this webpage on an on-going basis for information on FAR’s up-to-date privacy practices.

Contact Information

Questions, concerns or complaints relating to FAR’s Privacy Policy or the treatment of personal information should be sent by e-mail to info@farcanada.org.