CRIM respects the privacy of your personal information and is committed to protecting it and using it solely for the purpose for which it was collected.
Application and Scope
When using ClimateData.ca (the “Website”), you may provide us with personal information. The term “personal information” is defined as “any information which relates to a natural person and allows that person to be identified.”
Why We Collect Information
The information is collected and used notably for the following purposes:
• Send you data requested through the analysis page;
• Provide support following a request through the Feedback page;
• Communicate with you after you contacted us.
The information is only used for the purpose that it was collected.
What Information We Collect and How is it Stored
Depending on your use of the Website, CRIM may collect, hold and use the information that you knowingly choose to disclose and enter on any of the Website’s forms or that you otherwise give to CRIM, such as your name, your email address, your organization, your phone number and your IP address.
Any information collected is stored on servers located in Canada and owned by CRIM.
The information is stored only for the time required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or as required by law. After such time, any information provided will be deleted.
How the Information is Communicated
CRIM never discloses any personal information that it may collect to anyone outside of CRIM without the person’s consent, except if required or permitted by law.
Relevant personnel may access information, when it is required to fulfill the purpose for which the information was collected.
All information is stored on servers with high-security safeguards, protected against misuse and access by unauthorized individuals. CRIM endeavours to maintain appropriate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its office and information storage facilities. Any information is only made available to individuals (employees or agents) who require access to such information to carry out their responsibilities.
While CRIM takes reasonable means to protect your privacy, please be aware that no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure and thus CRIM cannot guarantee the absolute security of that information during the transmission or storage on its systems. CRIM cannot warrant or represent that your information will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.
Hyperlinks and Third Parties
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
General Information and How to Exercise Your Rights
Should you have any questions concerning our policy on the protection of personal information, the access to personal information, or the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, or if you need to know how to lodge a complaint, update or delete your personal information, please contact our privacy officer in the following manner:
Address: 405 Ogilvy Avenue, Suite 101, Montréal, Quebec H3N 1M3
We will do our best to treat your request promptly. Please note that we may sometimes deny your request under relevant laws.
Last update: May 27, 2019