The Broadbent Institute respects your privacy.
We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals through this website unless it is provided voluntarily and knowingly like on our e-newsletter subscription or donation forms.
Most of the Broadbent Institute resources and publications are available for download free of charge and do not require your personal information to do so.
Any and all personal information you voluntarily provide is protected under the provisions of Canada’s federal privacy legislation.
We do collect non-personal and aggregate information from our site visitors.
We automatically log information about visits to this website in the normal course of establishing and maintaining web connections. Our servers record statistical information such as visitors' IP addresses, time and duration of visit, and web pages visited.
Like most websites, ours uses "cookies" to obtain non-personal information from site visitors (small data files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website). Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. That is up to you to set up.
The Broadbent Institute does not extract personal information in this process, nor do we provide this information to third parties. Cookies allow us to speed up the navigation process and to make the website experience more efficient; they also help us measure the traffic on our website so that we can assess the effectiveness of our education and outreach efforts. If you choose to provide personal information in order to sign up for our e-newsletter or make a donation online, we will only use that information as follows:
Our email updates are a way to share announcements regarding the work and helpful resources of the Broadbent Institute. We may occasionally ask subscribers to consider making a donation to the Broadbent Institute. If you do sign up for our email updates, we will never share or disclose your email address to any third party.
If you make a donation to the Broadbent Institute using our convenient online form, your email address and credit card information will be handled with extreme confidentiality. You will be given the option to permit the sharing of your name and postal address with other carefully-screened organizations. [to be confirmed] The exchanging of postal mailing lists is a common way for groups like the Broadbent Institute to reach new supporters/donors. Your permission will always be required for us to share your name and postal address for that purpose.
Security is paramount
The Broadbent Institute has taken steps to keep all information received from our online visitors as secure as possible against unauthorized access and use. All personal information you provide is stored in a secure database; your credit card information is only used to process your order and is not stored beyond the point at which your payment is approved. All online payments are processed securely and protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL).
Feel free to touch base
Do not hesitate to email the Broadbent Institute at infobroadbentinstituteca if ever you wish to:
- access, correct or add to your personal information that we maintain
- make a complaint regarding the management of your personal information
- be removed from any of our mailing lists or database(s)