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THIS PRIVACY POLICY CONTAINS LEGAL OBLIGATIONS. PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

Last Update: November, 2016

Freestyle Canada is the governing body in Canada for the sport of freestyle skiing. Freestyle Canada’s role is to help develop champions in all freestyle skiing disciplines, in a safe, fun and ethical manner. The Freestyle Canada uses this website (the “Website”) to provide information about freestyle skiing and the Freestyle Canada, to register skiers in the Freestyle Canada and to advise skiers, coaches, volunteers and judges about opportunities in our sport. To take advantage of some of the features of the Website a user will have to provide his or her personal information. Freestyle Canada needs to collect, use and disclose a user’s personal information in order to register him or her with the Freestyle Canada (as an athlete, a volunteer, a member, a coach, an official or a judge). Freestyle Canada also requires personal information from an individual that purchases merchandise through the Website. From time to time, the Freestyle Canada may also run promotions and, in doing so, may require certain additional information form those who wish to participate.

This privacy policy (the “Website Privacy Policy”) describes how the Freestyle Canada collects, protects, uses and discloses personal information that is collected by Freestyle Canada through the Website.

Personal Information

“Personal information” means information about an identifiable individual, other than his or her job title and business contact information. For the purpose of the Website Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means personal information that is collected by Freestyle Canada through the Website in order to operate the Website. See below for a more detailed list of the various reasons why Freestyle Canada collects Personal Information through the Website.
“Personal Information” may include, but is not limited to, your name and email address.

Application of the Website Privacy Policy

The Website Privacy Policy applies to Personal Information collected by Freestyle Canada through the Website. The Website contains links to third party websites (the “Links”) that are not controlled or operated by Freestyle Canada. The Links are maintained by the third parties who have their own website privacy policies and their own terms and conditions of use. This Website Privacy Policy does not apply to any of the Links and Freestyle Canada is not responsible for any Personal Information disclosed by virtue of those Links or for the privacy practices of any operators or sponsors of the Links. To determine how Personal Information will be treated when accessing or using the Links, you must read the website privacy policy, if any, that applies to each of the Links.

Freestyle Canada uses a third party service provider to process Freestyle Canada registration requests made through the Website. If you register with Freestyle Canada through the Website, the Personal Information you provide in order to register will be used by both Freestyle Canada and the third party service provider in order to process the registration and to make you a Freestyle Canada member.

Freestyle Canada also uses a third party service provider to process merchandise purchases through the Website. If you purchase merchandise through the Website, the Personal Information you provide to complete the purchase will be used by both Freestyle Canada and the third party service provider to process the purchase.

This Website Privacy Policy only applies to the Personal Information that Freestyle Canada collects and uses through the operation of the Website. The Personal Information disclosed to the third party service providers referred to above is dealt with in accordance with the privacy policies adopted by each of those service providers. Individuals are encouraged to review the website privacy policies maintained by each of those service providers to understand how their Personal Information will be used by those entities to process requests.

Acceptance of the Privacy Policy and any Revisions to the Privacy Policy

By accessing or using the Website you agree to accept the Website Privacy Policy. If you do not accept the Website Privacy Policy you must not access or use the Website.
Freestyle Canada may, at any time without notice or liability, revise the Website Privacy Policy. You should periodically revisit this posting to review any revisions to the Website Privacy Policy. If any revision is not acceptable to you, you must cease accessing and using the Website. If you continue to access or use the Website after any revisions to the Website Privacy Policy are posted you will be deemed to have accepted those revisions.

Collection of Information

Freestyle Canada collects Personal Information through the Website for the following purposes:

  • to register a user with Freestyle Canada;
  • to respond to inquiries about Freestyle Canada and the Website made through the Website;
  • to troubleshoot problems with the Website and to improve the Website;
  • to enforce the Website Terms and Conditions of Use;
  • to conduct marketing, including promotional activities;
  • to conduct surveys;
  • to process requests to purchase merchandise through the Website; and
  • to take any other action required or permitted by law

Freestyle Canada also collects non-personal information each time users access or use the Website. The non-personal information Freestyle Canada collects includes the user’s URL, IP address, browser and operating system information, and the location (country and province) where the user’s server is located.

Freestyle Canada uses “cookie” technology to track user preferences and activities on the Website. Cookies are small amounts of data that are transferred from Freestyle Canada’s server to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies may store a variety of non-personal information about how you use the Website. If you do not wish to accept cookies, you have the option of blocking or disabling cookies. However, please be aware that you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website if you do block or disable Freestyle Canada’s cookies.

Choice and Opt-Out Options

Freestyle Canada does not collect Personal Information through the Website unless users choose to provide it. If you do not wish to have Freestyle Canada collect your Personal Information through the Website, you can choose not to do the following:

  • become a member of the Freestyle Canada via the Website;
  • purchase merchandise through the Website;
  • report an accident through the Website;
  • provide feedback to the Freestyle Canada through the Website;
  • participate in surveys or promotions.

Use of Personal Information

Freestyle Canada will use the Personal Information it receives through the Website for the various purposes outlined above under “Collection of Information”.
By providing Personal Information through the Website, users acknowledge and agree that Freestyle Canada may use their Personal Information for the purposes set out above.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Freestyle Canada may disclose Personal Information it receives through the Website to third party service providers and other agents if reasonably necessary to further the purpose for which the Personal Information was collected.
Freestyle Canada reserves the right to disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or legal process or otherwise requested by any law enforcement officer or agency acting under colour of law. In addition, Freestyle Canada reserves the right to disclose Personal Information in order to (a) enforce the Website Terms and Conditions of Use; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Freestyle Canada; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the safety or security of the public or users of the products or the Website.
Freestyle Canada does not sell, rent or share its customer lists to third parties for marketing or commercial purposes.

Protection of Personal Information

Freestyle Canada has implemented reasonable physical and technical measures to protect Personal Information obtained through the Website against loss or theft, unauthorized access, use or disclosure. [For example, the Website uses Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”), an industry standard security protocol which encrypts information users enter while using the Website.]

Retention of Personal Information

Freestyle Canada may keep Personal Information it obtains through the Website for so long as is necessary or appropriate to carry out the purpose(s) for which such information was collected or for such longer period as may be required or permitted by applicable laws and regulations.

Accuracy

Freestyle Canada will do its best to ensure that the Personal Information it obtains through the Website is accurate and current.

Questions or Comments

Freestyle Canada welcomes questions or comments about the Website Privacy Policy. Questions or comments should be directed to the Privacy Officer who oversees Freestyle Canada’s compliance with privacy requirements at:

Freestyle Canada
Attention: Privacy Officer
Address: 808 Pacific Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1C2
Phone: 604-714-2233
Fax: 604-714-2232
Email: cevinpl@serrfglyrfxv.pbz

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