The Canadian Institute of Natural and Integrative Medicine (“CINIM”, “we”, “us” or “our”) takes steps to meet privacy principles and requirements with
to use our website and other individuals we deal with (“you” or “your”) about how we collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information. Personal
information is information about an identifiable individual, as described under applicable privacy legislation. This statement applies to our collection,
use and disclosure of personal information in Canada. This statement does not apply to information about our employees or to information that is not
Personal Information We Collect
CINIM and its agents and representatives collect personal information in a number of circumstances in the course of operating its website/mobile app
regarding BreathingRoom™ and its associated materials and resources (collectively the "Website"). We only collect personal information about you after you
have provided us with your consent to collect that information. By voluntarily providing this information to us, you consent to the collection and use of
Personal information we collect includes:
· technical details of a user's computer or access device, location of access, and time and date of Website access;
· your User Name, age, country, province/state, occupation, organization and gender; and
· the email address you choose to provide, which is stored in a separate location from other account information you have submitted;
· such other information we may collect with your consent or as permitted or required by law.
We normally collect personal information directly from you. However, we may collect personal information about you from such other persons or entities with
your consent, or as otherwise permitted or authorized by law. We will inform you either before or at the time of collecting your personal information of
the purposes for which we are collecting that information. The only time we do not provide this notification is when you volunteer your personal
information for an obvious purpose (for example, if you provide biographical information in response to a study).
Use of Personal Information
CINIM generally uses personal information we have collected for the following purposes:
· creating, administering, and managing Users' Website membership accounts;
· performing research and analysis to improve our programs, services and technologies;
· displaying content customized to meet the interests and preference of its Users;
· operating interactive areas of the Website, such as online resources;
· communicating information about program related issues, such as notifications or reminders, to Users;
· maintaining business records for reasonable periods, and generally managing and administering our business including defending and bringing legal
· meeting legal, regulatory, insurance, security and processing requirements; and
otherwise with consent or as permitted or required by law .
CINIM uses personal information it has collected about you only for the purposes for which the information was originally collected, except with your
consent or as otherwise permitted or authorized by law.
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
CINIM may disclose the personal information it has collected to its affiliates (including those outside of Canada) for internal audit, management, billing
or administrative purposes including defending and bringing legal actions. In addition, personal information may be disclosed as set out below.
. CINIM may transfer your personal information to outside agents or service providers (including affiliates of CINIM acting in this capacity) that perform
services on our behalf, e.g. statistical analysis, information technology and/or data hosting or processing services or similar services, or otherwise to
service providers may be located outside of Canada. Reasonable measures we may take to protect your personal information while processed or handled by
these service providers are subject to legal requirements in Canada and the United States and other foreign countries applicable to our affiliates, agents
and service providers, for example lawful requirements to disclose personal information to government authorities in those countries. In such a situation,
the personal information may be subject to the laws of the applicable jurisdiction and may be accessible by courts, law enforcement and national security
authorities of that jurisdiction. If you wish to access written information about our policies and practices with respect to service providers outside
outside Canada, please contact our Privacy Officer.
Legal, Regulatory, Etc
. CINIM may disclose your personal information as necessary to meet legal, regulatory, insurance, audit, and security requirements, and as otherwise with
your consent or as permitted or required by law.
. As noted above, CINIM collects Users' personal information in connection with the Website and a User's access of the Website may result in the disclosure
of his or her personal information, such as through the use of "cookies".
CINIM uses "cookies" to enable users to sign in to the Website and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a small text file that is placed
on your hard drive. Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The information that
cookies collect includes the date and time of your visit, your registration information, session identification number and your navigational history and
Cookies offer you many conveniences, including eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline
cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of our sites and services that depend on
cookies but you will be able to perform basic navigation through the site.
Links on this site may lead to other websites that are maintained by organizations other than CINIM. We are not responsible for, nor can we ensure, the
data collection practices and privacy policies of these other websites. We urge you to read the privacy and security policies of any external sites you may
Consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information may be given in various ways. Consent can be expressed (for example, orally,
electronically or on a form you may sign describing the intended uses and disclosures of personal information) or implied (for example, when you provide
information necessary for a service you have requested). You may provide your consent in some circumstances where notice has been provided to you about our
intentions with respect to your personal information and you have not withdrawn your consent for an identified purpose, such as by using an "opt out"
option provided, if any. Consent may be given by your authorized representative (such as a legal guardian or a person having a power of attorney). By
providing us with personal information, we will assume that you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information for the purposes
You may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of personal information at any time, subject to contractual and legal restrictions and
reasonable notice. Note that if you withdraw your consent to certain uses of your personal information, we may no longer be able to provide certain of our
products or services. Note also that where we have provided or are providing services to you, your consent will be valid for so long as necessary to fulfil
uses and disclosures (for example, but not limited to, maintaining reasonable business and transaction records, disclosures to Canadian and foreign
government entities as required to comply with laws).
CINIM collects, uses and discloses your personal information with your consent, except as permitted or required by law. We may be required or permitted
under statute or regulation to collect, use or disclose personal information without your consent, for example to comply with a court order, to comply with
local or federal regulations or a legally permitted inquiry by a government agency, or to collect a debt owed to us.
Reasonable Security Arrangements
We make every reasonable effort to ensure that personal information is accurate and complete. We rely on you to notify us if there is a change to your
personal information that may affect your relationship with our organization. If you are aware of an error in your personal information, please let us know
and we will correct it on request wherever possible. In some cases we may ask for a written request for correction.
We protect personal information in a manner appropriate for the sensitivity of the information. We make every reasonable effort to prevent any loss,
misuse, disclosure or modification of personal information, as well as any unauthorized access to personal information. We use industry-standard management
practices, technologies and security to protect the integrity, safety and security of our client's data in both physical and electronic form, and utilize
only hosting partners who do the same.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information using physical, electronic or procedural security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of
the information in our custody or control, which may include safeguards to protect against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure,
copying, use or modification. Authorized employees, agents and affiliates of CINIM who require access to your personal information in order to fulfil their
job requirements will have access to your personal information.
We use appropriate security measures when destroying personal information, including shredding paper records and permanently deleting electronic records.
We retain personal information only as long as is reasonable to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected or for legal or business
Personal Information Access and Correction Requests
If you have provided personal information to us, you may make a request for access and/or correction to that personal information by writing to our Privacy
Officer. You must provide sufficient time to allow us to identify the information you are seeking.
If you have provided personal information to us, you may also request information about our use of that personal information and any disclosure of that
information to persons outside our organization. You may also request a correction of an error or omission in your personal information.
We will respond to such requests within the applicable time period pursuant to applicable privacy laws, unless an extension is granted. We may charge you a
reasonable fee to provide information, but not to make a correction. We will advise you of any fees that may apply before beginning to process any request
you may make.
Your right to access or correct personal information is subject to applicable legal restrictions. We may take reasonable steps to verify your identity
before granting access or making corrections.
Questions and Complaints
If you have a question or concern about any collection, use or disclosure of personal information by CINIM, or about a request for access to collected
personal information, please contact our Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
you are concerned about how your personal information is used, you should contact us as described above to obtain a current copy of this statement. We urge
CoreHealth collects non-personal information from CoreHealth website users including pages accessed and viewed, date and time accessed, and whether a search was performed in order to get to the website. We can use this information to analyse how the website is being used and to determine how to improve it.
CoreHealth collects personal information when you register as a user. This information can include name, address, email, date birth, phone, activity level, and other data items as defined by CoreHealth.
CoreHealth uses your personal information to contact you, and as required by law from the personal information you provide to us. We may combine this information in a form that does not specifically identify you (collectively, "Aggregate Data"). You agree to allow us to disclose and publish Aggregate Data on an Aggregate Basis (as defined below) to any party through any means, including without limitation through press releases, advertising or similar communications. "Aggregate Basis" means that we combine parts of your Customer Information collected through the Site that do not contain your identifying information with other information from any number of other users/visitors to the Site for any given period of time in a manner that is not intended to disclose any personally identifiable information about individual users, even if it is possible for some to guess what individuals may have been involved.
Except for data stored with Affiliates or as determined by contract, all CoreHealth website data is stored on servers located within Canada.
CoreHealth or our Affiliates may provide links to other websites, software or resources. We do not have control over how these other parties manage personal information.
Due to changes in business, technology and unforeseen situations, CoreHealth has the right to change this Policy without prior notice or liability. Any changes will be posted online or can be requested by contacting the CoreHealth Privacy Officer.
Until you have terminated your permission to use your personal information in writing to CoreHealth Privacy Officer, CoreHealth may disclose information about you as described in this Policy as amended from time to time.