Your privacy is very important to us. We also understand that privacy is very important to you. This Privacy Statement details for you how we protect and use information that is gathered through the Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton)'s web site, Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton) forums and any certified affiliates. This Privacy Statement applies to any other Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton) web sites, but does not apply to web sites not affiliated with Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton) or third-party web sites. We strongly encourage and recommend that you should review the privacy statement posted on other web sites when you visit them. This web site and this Privacy Statement are intended solely for a Canadian audience.
This Privacy Statement was last revised on September 15th, 2011. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason and without notice. Significant changes to the Privacy Statement are discussed below in the Section called "Changes to the Privacy Statement." We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the web site.
The information we receive, and how we use it, depends on what you do when visiting our web site. Our website does collect non-personal information (information that is not identifiable to you personally) differently than your personal information.
WHAT IS NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Non-personal information is information that is collected through this web site that does not identify you as an individual person, where you live, age, gender or race. It may include information such as the following:
If you visit our web site to read or download information, such as information about a service or about one of our products, we may collect certain non-personal information about you. This information is collected from your computer's web browser: If you only read or download information on our web site, we do not collect or learn your name, e-mail address, home address, or other personal information about you. Our site may place a text file called a cookie in the browser files of your computer when you visit. The cookie may be stored on your computer's hard drive. The information that we collect using cookies is non-personal information.
You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our web site may not work properly for you if you do so. We will not allow third parties to place cookies on our web site nor will our site distribute any third party cookies or cookies that would harm or damage any user/computer (host or client).
WHAT DOES "Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton)" DO WITH NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Because non-personal information cannot identify you or be tied to you in any way, there are no restrictions on the ways that we can use or share non-personal information. We are always looking for ways to better serve you and improve this web site. We will use non-personal information from you to help us make this web site more useful to visitors. We also will use non-personal information for other business purposes. For example, we may use non-personal information or aggregate de-identified personal information to:
WE DO NOT sell or distribute any information non-personal or otherwise outside of this site, the site administration and or management at Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton)
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Personal information is information collected through this web site that we can use to specifically identify you*, such as your:
In some places on this web site you have the choice to send us personal information about yourself. For example, you may fill out a registration form, a survey, profile information for social networking or an e-mail form. Registration on our forums require the input of personal information for identification purposes only.
You also may choose to allow us to personalize your visits to the web site, in which case we will ask you for certain personal information to make your visits to our web site more helpful to you. When this information is combined with the non-personal information that we collect through cookies, we will be able to tell that you have visited our web site before and can personalize your access to our web site, for example, by telling you about new features that may be of interest to you or by language translation support.
*Important Note: Please note that WE DO NOT collect ANY personal information unless you as the site visitor/user specify us to do so or supply it yourself. At present our site does NOT collect ANY personal information from you by any means without your express approval or input.
The only place on our website where personal information can be displayed is on the social networking part of our site which provides our members and users with a profile account.
HOW DOES "Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton)" KEEP/STORE AND USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We may keep and use personal information we collect from you through this web site to provide you with access to this web site. In addition, we may keep and use your personal information:
DOES "Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton)" EVER SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
Absolutely NOT!, NEVER. Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton), under any circumstance, will never share your personal information collected from this web site with any related or unrelated third party without your permission, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Statement.
We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition.
We may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation. We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting web site visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior which is harmful to other visitors (or illegal).
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to:
Please note: In addition to the ways that we may keep, disclose, and use information described in this Privacy Statement, we also may keep, disclose, and use personally identifiable information that you give us through this web site in ways that we believe are consistent with the CRTC (Canada), directions, regulations, and laws under jurisdiction of Canada.
OUR IS THE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED
All personal information is protected by polymorphic 1024 bit encryption and is housed on servers behind a multitude of software and hardware firewalls. The information on the hard drives is then encrypted again to prevent hackers from retrieving any personal information. All servers have redundant security backups and are rotated on an undisclosed cycle to prevent hacking or security breaches. We DO NOT store ANY credit card or financial information on ANY of our servers. Any and all financial transactions are handled through PayPal® International and no financial or credit card information is accessible by any of our staff. The only financial information that is accessible are tracking numbers, confirmation numbers, invoice, registration and transaction references. Banking and credit card information is NOT accessed.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE PRIVACY STATEMENT CHANGES?
If we decide to make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, we will post a notice on the homepage of our web site for a period of time after the change is made. Significant changes are also described below.
Recent revisions to the Privacy Statement:
Our Privacy Statement was significantly expanded on March 20, 2012.
WHAT ABOUT PRIVACY ON OTHER WEB SITES?
This web site may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton) and it's domain provider Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton), and some may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others. This Privacy Statement does not apply to any other web sites but those only by Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton). We are not responsible for the performance of web sites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this web site we strongly recommend that you review each web site's privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.
DOES "Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton)" EVER COMMUNICATE DIRECTLY WITH VISITORS TO THIS WEB SITE?
We may contact you periodically by e-mail, mail or telephone to provide information regarding programs, products, services and content that may be of interest to you. In addition, some of the features on this web site allow you to communicate with us using an online form. If your communication requests a response from us, we will send you a response via e-mail. The e-mail response or confirmation may include your personal information, including personal information about your email your name, address, etc. We cannot guarantee that our e-mails to you will be secure from unauthorized interception.
ARE THERE SPECIAL RULES ABOUT CHILDREN'S PRIVACY?
DEFINITELY!. We care about protecting the online privacy of children. We will not intentionally or unintentionally collect any personal information (such as a child's name or e-mail address) from children under the age of 18. If you think that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, please contact us immediately. Any and all information will removed from our databases if such information is found to be present. As well we do place restrictions on some parts of our site that do have age restrictions in place.
Our social networking portion of our site does provide the ability for profile management and creation. As such the Youth For Christ Canada (Youth Unlimited Edmonton) holds shall not be held liable in the event a minor has unlawfully accessed our website. We expected the parents of any child that does access our site to be responsible to monitor their child's activity while on our site. If in the event that compromising information has been found, that information will be removed.
WHAT ABOUT WEB SITE SECURITY?
As stated before, All personal information is protected by polymorphic 1024 bit encryption and is also cycled with a 128 bit metamorphic encryption protocol and is housed on servers behind a multitude of software and hardware firewalls. The information on the hard drives is then encrypted again to prevent hackers from retrieving any personal information. All servers have redundant security backups and are rotated on an undisclosed cycle to prevent hacking or security breaches.We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send via e-mail, post messaging or sms.