This Privacy Statement is provided by the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic (the “Clinic”) to inform users about features of our website as well as use of information we may collect.
Web Analytics and Cookies
This information is processed by Google Analytics to generate statistics for us about patterns of user visits to the website. This information may be used to measure the use and performance of the website and to improve the experience of visitors to the website. This information will not be used to identify individual users.
When you use this website, we may collect the following information
- Contact information, such as name, address, phone number, fax number and e-mail address.
- Automatic information received and stored whenever you use this website, such as internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, login, e-mail address, password, computer connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system and platform, the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from this website, including date and time, cookie number and pages or information that you viewed or searched for.
The Information may be used to provide you with resources, including to fill your requests for services, to respond to your communications to us, to communicate with you, to customize your use of our website, to administer this website, to diagnose technical problems with this website, to develop and communicate new information, resources and services.
Sharing of Information
We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, such as filling requests, delivering services, sending postal and e-mail, analyzing data, providing marketing and other assistance, and providing client service. These companies and individuals will have access only to the Information that is needed to perform their function. These companies and individuals may not use the Information for other purposes.
We may release the Information when we believe that it is appropriate to comply with the law, to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of use of this website and other agreements and to protect the rights, property or safety of our staff, volunteers, and others who use this website. This includes exchanging the Information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and risk reduction. We will not sell, rent, share or otherwise disclose Information for commercial purposes other than for purposes of proving services to you.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other sites. This Policy Statement only applies to Personal Information that we collect, use and disclose. We are not responsible or liable for the privacy practices of third parties, and we strongly recommend that you review their privacy policies before you disclose Personal Information to them.
Cross-border transfer of information
We may transfer Personal Information to a service provider which is located outside of Canada where privacy laws may offer different levels of protection from those in Canada. Your Personal Information may also be subject to access by and disclosure to the local courts, law enforcement and national security authorities under the applicable foreign legislation.
Advertising on social media and other websites
We may also use social media cookies to identify who are registered users of the following social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. We may create custom audiences by matching users of social media platforms in order to deliver more useful information and content. (See Facebook’s Custom Audiences (https://www.facebook.com/business/a/custom-audiences) for more information.) All data matching takes place using secure one-way hash functions, such that no Personal Information of our users is provided to the social media platforms if the user is not already registered with the social media platform. You may opt out of communications via social media platforms. Note, however, that you cannot opt out retroactively. Note also that the following social media platforms allow their users to opt out of receiving third party communications:
Email and electronic communications
Email is our preferred method of communicating with you and others. Unless you object, we may use unencrypted plain text or HTML-based emails when communicating with you. These emails, and other electronic communications from us, may contain information that is confidential or privileged, unless you instruct us not to send such information electronically. While we make every effort to secure all electronic communications within our control, there are inherent risks involved with exchanging information electronically. For example, third parties may accidentally or deliberately intercept this information. We are unable to accept responsibility or liability for any damages you may suffer as a result of the interception, alteration or misuse of information during electronic exchanges.
By using this website and providing us with Information, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of the Information as specified in this Notice. You represent and warrant that you are lawfully authorized to consent to the collection, use and disclosure of information that you provide us about a third party. You will indemnify and save harmless us for all claims resulting from the collection use and disclosure of information about a third party that you provide us.
We have security measures in place to protect the misuse and unauthorized disclosure of the Information. For example, to protect the security of the Information during transmission, we use software which encrypts the Information. The internet is not a totally secure medium. We do not guarantee that its security measures will always be totally effective.
Information you can access
Upon request, we will give you access to the information collected about you that we have retained. Such requests should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We may change any part of this Privacy Notice at any time. Changes will be effective when the changed Privacy Notice is posted on this website.
In the event of questions about:
- Access to your Personal Information;
- Our collection, use, management or disclosure of Personal Information; or
Please contact us at: L.Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, 224 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, or email: email@example.com