Why does Manitoba First Fund Collect Personal Information?
- To administer, plan, and manage the relationship with and to communicate with individuals;
- To provide individuals with requested information and/or services;
- To better understand how Manitoba First Fund may improve its services, to develop and conduct its business and operations, and for other internal business purposes;
- To provide individuals with information on current and future services or other developments with respect to Manitoba First Fund (in accordance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – see below); and
- To comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements or to protect Manitoba First Fund’s legal rights and property; (collectively, the “Authorized Purposes”).
How does Manitoba First Fund Collect Personal Information?
Manitoba First Fund only collects personal information about an individual with the individual’s knowledge and consent. Generally, this means that Manitoba First Fund collects personal information directly from the individual to whom it relates, whether via Manitoba First Fund’s website, e-mail, telephone, fax, or in person. Occasionally, Manitoba First Fund may collect personal information from third party sources, but only with the knowledge and consent of the individual or where otherwise authorized by law.
Visitors to Manitoba First Fund’s website should also be aware that anonymous technical information may be collected by Manitoba First Fund as a result of a visit to Manitoba First Fund’s website. For example, this information may include the visitor’s IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. Manitoba First Fund uses this anonymous technical information for purposes such as diagnosing problems with Manitoba First Fund’s servers, improving the operation and content of Manitoba First Fund’s websites and compiling aggregate and statistical information.
Manitoba First Fund will not attempt to link or match such anonymous technical information with any personally-identifiable information unless Manitoba First Fund has an individual’s consent, Manitoba First Fund (or its service providers) have detected or reasonably suspect any unlawful use of Manitoba First Fund’s services or a security breach, or Manitoba First Fund has a legal duty or right to do so.
Manitoba First Fund may use “cookies” on its website. “Cookies” are small text files placed on computers that can collect and store a variety of information. Permanent cookies are stored indefinitely on a user’s hard drive unless manually deleted, while temporary cookies are automatically deleted from the user’s browser upon logging out of a website. Web browsers typically allow users to disable permanent and/or temporary cookies.
Manitoba First Fund uses Google Analytics. There is more information about how Google collects, uses, and processes data at the following link: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
Please note that Manitoba First Fund’s website contains links to other websites. Manitoba First Fund is not responsible for the privacy practices used or followed by other websites. You are encouraged to be aware of when you leave Manitoba First Fund’s website, and to read the privacy statements of each and every website you may visit that may collect personal information from you.
When Does Manitoba First Fund Use or Disclose Personal Information?
Manitoba First Fund only uses or discloses personal information as reasonably required to facilitate the Authorized Purposes listed above.
In some cases, Manitoba First Fund may share personal information with third party service providers performing functions on Manitoba First Fund’s behalf, including, for example, vendors that provide information technology services or provide analytics or assessment services.
Manitoba First Fund does not otherwise use or disclose personal information unless Manitoba First Fund has an individual’s consent, Manitoba First Fund has a good faith belief that disclosure of the information is necessary to protect the rights or property of Manitoba First Fund, or Manitoba First Fund has a legal duty or right to do so.
Manitoba First Fund does not rent, sell or trade customer lists or other personal information.
Consent - Is There a Choice?
Individuals provide their consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by Manitoba First Fund when they provide their information to Manitoba First Fund or use its services.
Individuals can deny or withdraw their consent to Manitoba First Fund’s collection, use and disclosure of their personal information at any time upon reasonable notice, subject to any legal or contractual requirements. However, if consent is denied or withdrawn, Manitoba First Fund may not be able to provide certain services.
How Does Manitoba First Fund Protect The Security of Personal Information?
Manitoba First Fund has in place reasonable policies, procedures and safeguards (including physical, technological and organizational measures) designed to protect the security of personal information under its control.
The protection of personal information is of paramount concern to Manitoba First Fund, and Manitoba First Fund is prepared to take appropriate and timely steps in the event of any incidents involving personal information in accordance with applicable privacy laws.
Manitoba First Fund makes every reasonable effort to ensure that personal information is accurate and complete. This may involve requesting further information or updates from individuals. Manitoba First Fund relies on individuals to notify Manitoba First Fund if there is a change to their personal information that may affect their relationship with Manitoba First Fund.
Manitoba First Fund retains personal information only as long as is reasonable to fulfill the purposes for which the information was collected, or for legal or business purposes.
Does Manitoba First Fund Provide Access To Personal Information?
Manitoba First Fund will provide individuals with access to the personal information Manitoba First Fund holds about them in accordance with applicable laws. Manitoba First Fund reserves the right to require that any request for access to personal information be made in writing. Generally, there is no cost for such access. However, Manitoba First Fund reserves the right to charge such costs on a case by case basis in accordance with applicable laws. The individual will be notified in advance if charges apply.
Manitoba First Fund will correct or amend the personal information in its files where it can be shown that the information is incorrect or incomplete.
Storage and Processing
Manitoba First Fund will store the personal information on its internal servers and/or with its services providers.
Manitoba First Fund’s service providers may store and/or process personal information outside of Canada (including in the United States of America). When information is stored or processed outside of Canada, it may be subject to the laws of and be accessible by legal authorities in such other jurisdictions. Manitoba First Fund has taken appropriate technical, organizational, and legal steps to secure this information.
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