Update: November, 2016
Freestyle Canada is the governing body in Canada for the sport of freestyle skiing. Freestyle Canada’s role is to help develop champions in all freestyle skiing disciplines, in a safe, fun and ethical manner. The Freestyle Canada uses this website (the “Website”) to provide information about freestyle skiing and the Freestyle Canada, to register skiers in the Freestyle Canada and to advise skiers, coaches, volunteers and judges about opportunities in our sport. To take advantage of some of the features of the Website a user will have to provide his or her personal information. Freestyle Canada needs to collect, use and disclose a user’s personal information in order to register him or her with the Freestyle Canada (as an athlete, a volunteer, a member, a coach, an official or a judge). Freestyle Canada also requires personal information from an individual that purchases merchandise through the Website. From time to time, the Freestyle Canada may also run promotions and, in doing so, may require certain additional information form those who wish to participate.
“Personal Information” may include, but is not limited to, your name and email address.
Freestyle Canada uses a third party service provider to process Freestyle Canada registration requests made through the Website. If you register with Freestyle Canada through the Website, the Personal Information you provide in order to register will be used by both Freestyle Canada and the third party service provider in order to process the registration and to make you a Freestyle Canada member.
Freestyle Canada also uses a third party service provider to process merchandise purchases through the Website. If you purchase merchandise through the Website, the Personal Information you provide to complete the purchase will be used by both Freestyle Canada and the third party service provider to process the purchase.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Freestyle Canada collects Personal Information through the Website for the following purposes:
- to register a user with Freestyle Canada;
- to respond to inquiries about Freestyle Canada and the Website made through the Website;
- to troubleshoot problems with the Website and to improve the Website;
- to enforce the Website Terms and Conditions of Use;
- to conduct marketing, including promotional activities;
- to conduct surveys;
- to process requests to purchase merchandise through the Website; and
- to take any other action required or permitted by law
Freestyle Canada also collects non-personal information each time users access or use the Website. The non-personal information Freestyle Canada collects includes the user’s URL, IP address, browser and operating system information, and the location (country and province) where the user’s server is located.
Freestyle Canada uses “cookie” technology to track user preferences and activities on the Website. Cookies are small amounts of data that are transferred from Freestyle Canada’s server to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies may store a variety of non-personal information about how you use the Website. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you have the option of blocking or disabling cookies. However, please be aware that you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website if you do block or disable Freestyle Canada’s cookies.
CHOICE AND OPT-OUT OPTIONS
Freestyle Canada does not collect Personal Information through the Website unless users choose to provide it. If you do not wish to have Freestyle Canada collect your Personal Information through the Website, you can choose not to do the following:
- become a member of the Freestyle Canada via the Website;
- purchase merchandise through the Website;
- report an accident through the Website;
- provide feedback to the Freestyle Canada through the Website;
- participate in surveys or promotions.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Freestyle Canada will use the Personal Information it receives through the Website for the various purposes outlined above under “Collection of Information”.
By providing Personal Information through the Website, users acknowledge and agree that Freestyle Canada may use their Personal Information for the purposes set out above.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Freestyle Canada may disclose Personal Information it receives through the Website to third party service providers and other agents if reasonably necessary to further the purpose for which the Personal Information was collected.
Freestyle Canada reserves the right to disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or legal process or otherwise requested by any law enforcement officer or agency acting under colour of law. In addition, Freestyle Canada reserves the right to disclose Personal Information in order to (a) enforce the Website Terms and Conditions of Use; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Freestyle Canada; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the safety or security of the public or users of the products or the Website.
Freestyle Canada does not sell, rent or share its customer lists to third parties for marketing or commercial purposes.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Freestyle Canada has implemented reasonable physical and technical measures to protect Personal Information obtained through the Website against loss or theft, unauthorized access, use or disclosure. [For example, the Website uses Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”), an industry standard security protocol which encrypts information users enter while using the Website.]
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Freestyle Canada may keep Personal Information it obtains through the Website for so long as is necessary or appropriate to carry out the purpose(s) for which such information was collected or for such longer period as may be required or permitted by applicable laws and regulations.
Freestyle Canada will do its best to ensure that the Personal Information it obtains through the Website is accurate and current.
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