Effective Date: April 1, 2023

Thank you for visiting Privacy Summit North (the “Event”). Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and retain your personal information when you interact with the Event.

Who We Are

Privacy Summit North is a partnership between EmailKarma Publishing and Newport Thomson. Our objective is to provide a platform for privacy professionals, experts, and enthusiasts to gather, discuss, and share insights on privacy-related topics and trends.

Personal Information We Collect

We may collect personal information from you when you interact with the Event, including but not limited to:

  • Name, email address, phone number, and other contact information.
  • Information provided when registering for the Event, such as job title, organization name, and industry.
  • Information obtained through surveys, questionnaires, or feedback forms.
  • Information collected through your interactions with our website and online platforms, including IP addresses, device information, and usage data.

Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience and gather information about how our website is used. These tools may collect information such as IP addresses, browser type, and operating system. The information collected through cookies is used to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the site, and gather demographic information. By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We use the following tools that may utilize cookies or similar technologies:

  • WordPress: Our website is powered by WordPress, which may use cookies to improve website functionality and user experience.
  • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect anonymous information about website traffic and usage patterns. This information helps us understand how users engage with our website and allows us to make improvements.

You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. Please note that disabling or blocking certain cookies may affect the functionality and user experience of our website.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Articles, videos, or other types of content on our website may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. Embedded content from external sources behaves in the same way as if you visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content. We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of these websites before interacting with their embedded content.

Sharing Your Data with Third Parties

We may share your personal information with select third-party service providers to facilitate the Event and related services. These third-party service providers may include:

  • Ticketing Agents: We may share your personal information with ticketing agents to process your event registration and ticket purchase.
  • Email Vendors: We may share your contact information with email vendors to send you event-related communications and updates.
  • Web Hosting Providers: We may share your personal information with web hosting providers to ensure the security and performance of our website.

We ensure that these third-party service providers have appropriate safeguards in place to protect your personal information and that they only use your information for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Retention of Your Data

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. The retention period may vary depending on the nature of the information and the purpose for which it was collected. Generally, we retain your data for a period of 24 months from your last engagement with us, unless you request an update or deletion of your personal information.

Your Data Privacy Rights under PIPEDA

As a resident of Canada, you have certain rights regarding your personal information under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). These rights include:

  • Access: You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you and to receive a copy of that information, subject to certain legal exceptions. We may require you to provide sufficient information to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.
  • Correction: If you believe that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request that we correct or update it.
  • Withdrawal of Consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of your personal information at any time. However, please note that withdrawing consent may impact our ability to provide you with certain services or access to the Event.
  • Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information from our records, subject to legal obligations and exceptions.
  • Complaints: If you have concerns about our handling of your personal information or believe that we are not complying with privacy laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate regulatory authority.

To exercise any of these rights or if you have any questions or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us using the information provided in Section 9 of this Privacy Policy.

Security Measures

We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We implement administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your personal information.

However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at:

Privacy Summit North
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Address: 4800 Dundas St W #100, Etobicoke, ON M9A 1B1

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our privacy practices or legal obligations. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates. The revised Privacy Policy will be effective as of the updated date indicated at the beginning of the policy.

By continuing to interact with the Event or using our website after any modifications to this Privacy Policy, you acknowledge and agree to be bound by the updated Privacy Policy.

Last updated: April 1, 2023