Website Privacy Statement

The Construction Industry Training Network LTD. ("CITN", "we", "us", "our") is committed to preserving and safeguarding your right to privacy. As part of this commitment, we want you to be fully aware of what happens to the personal information we collect through our website (the “Website”). Accordingly, this website privacy statement (the “Website Privacy Statement”) sets out the manner in which we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information gathered through use of this Website.

By using our Website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your data as set out herein.

Collection of Personal Information
We collect information about you when you use our Website. We collect information directly from you such as your contact information, resume, and profile information.

We also automatically collect general information related to your use of our Website, such as the date and time you visit the Website and the pages you visit on the Website. Our servers may also automatically collect information about the type of browser you use and the name of your Internet Service Provider. In addition, we may collect “cookie” information from your browser to identify your computer and provide us with a record of your visits to our Website (Collectively, the foregoing is referred to as “Usage Data”). The technology used to gather “cookie” information is provided by the Internet browser you use, and is stored on your computer. You may set your browser to disable or refuse to accept cookies, although doing so may affect your viewing of certain portions of the Website.

We may also acquire information about you from third parties to further optimize your experience.

Use of Personal Information
Our Website shares and links information between workers, employers, recruiters, CITN and affiliated organizations for the Purpose set out in our Terms of Use. Different users may see different information based on whether they are workers, employers, recruiters, CITN or affiliated organizations.

We use the information we collect about you to deliver the services we offer, respond to you, and optimize our Website. Our services include showing you personalized content and advertising on our Website or other websites with which we have a business relationship. We may use your information to contact you or to provide informational and service-related communications.

We use Usage Data for the purposes of monitoring and improving the use and features of the Website.

We attempt to limit access to your information to other users of our Website. However, information you share may be accessed, used, and stored by others. We cannot guarantee that unauthorized parties will never gain access. We also cannot control how others may use, store or transfer your information. Please do not post private information to our Website.

Disclosure of Personal Information
Except as expressly set out in this Website Privacy Statement, we will not transfer, sell or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to any third party without your prior written consent. Certain personal information may be disclosed to third party contractors solely for the purposes of processing or answering your requests or as required by law. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties that may administer or manage on-line services on our behalf. For example, we may use service providers to authorize and process payments, host our Website, and operate certain of its features. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes. For additional information on our service providers, contact us as set out below.

Third Party Links
The Website may include links to third-party websites. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies which we recommend you read carefully. We have no control over such sites and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations who operate such linked sites may collect, use, disclose or otherwise treat your personal information.

Security of Personal Information
We will maintain your personal information in secure data storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We will maintain the strict confidentiality of all personal information collected, and will only disclose such information on a confidential basis to our employees and third-party contractors of who require such information for the purposes set out above. We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise required by law.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you should be aware that, unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, we do not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration and do not accept any liability for personal information submitted by you, nor for your or third parties’ use or misuse of personal information.

Changes to Website Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Website Privacy Statement, we will post those changes on our Website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.

Access to your Personal Information
You have the right to access, update, and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. To do so, email us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to their personal information records.

Contact
If you would like to withdraw your consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information, or if you would like to access/correct any of your personal information we have in our possession, or if you have any inquiries or comments about this Website Privacy Statement, please contact us at info@trainingnetwork.ca.