As a website that is intended to foster dialogue, discussion, and ideas about the workings of urban systems, the forces acting upon those systems, and alternatives and possibilities facing urban systems, The Vancouver Urbanarium Society ("VUS") will, from time to time, be required to collect your personal information.
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is defined broadly in the Personal Information Protection Act, SBC 2003, c. 63 as "information about an identifiable individual" ("Personal Information").
When and Why VUS Collects Personal Information?
The VUS will only collect and retain your Personal Information for such period as is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the Personal Information was originally collected. Once that Personal Information is no longer required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, it will be destroyed. The VUS may store or process your personal information.
Personal Information will be collected and used by the VUS when you choose to take certain actions through the website, including:
- subscribing to newsletters;
- asking to be added to a mailing list to receive information about events;
- submitting information to be added to the calendar of events; and or
- registering for a design competition, event, or discussion.
In these instances, VUS will ask for your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, practice information, and other similar information necessary to register or subscribe you to specific service.
Protecting Personal Information
In order to protect the confidentiality of your Personal Information VUS employs security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of Personal Information. Given that security and privacy risks cannot be eliminated the VUS cannot guarantee the security of your information.
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Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information
The VUS will, upon its receipt of your written request, provide you with a statement detailing the contents of the personal information we may hold about you and will provide you with the information as to how that information has been used or disclosed by the VUS. If you indicate that our records are inaccurate, we will amend that information upon receipt of your request that VUS do so.
Any and all inquiries with respect to this policy should be directed to the VUS' privacy officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.