Official Privacy Statement
FuturePaths is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to the FuturePaths.ca Web site. By creating an account on the FuturePaths.ca Web site, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.
Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in Canada. If you access the FuturePaths.ca Web site from United States, your usage of the site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of the United States to Canada and acknowledgement that Canada governments, courts of law enforcement or regulatory agencies may obtain disclosure of your data through the laws of Canada.
Our sites contain links to other Web sites over which we have no control. FuturePaths.ca is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other Web sites to which you choose to link from the FuturePaths.ca Web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other Web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on the FuturePaths.ca Web site, and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion.
Collection and Retention of Information
In order to provide you the services of FuturePaths.ca, in some areas of our Web sites, FuturePaths.ca requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number credit card number, (if applicable), contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In order to continually enhance your use of FuturePaths.ca and to provide you requested information about FuturePaths.ca third party partners, in other areas, FuturePaths.ca may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your postal code, preferences, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. Examples of areas on the FuturePaths.ca Web site where we collect personal or combined personal and demographic data are pages where you can open a Employer Account, sign up to use a service, enter a contest or purchase a product.
In addition, FuturePaths.ca may indirectly collect information about you when you use certain third party services on our Web site. Such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in additional services offered by our third party partners.
We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by FuturePaths.ca. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used to evaluate different aspects of the FuturePaths.ca Web Site. The information may also be used for site security and law enforcement purposes.
FuturePaths.ca may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email or other communications about particular services.
Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of FuturePaths.ca, such as in online forums or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom FuturePaths.ca has no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of FuturePaths.ca.
Use of Information by FuturePaths.ca
We use the information we gather on the FuturePaths.ca Web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the FuturePaths.ca Web site, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.
We may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from FuturePaths.ca or its affiliated companies or to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the FuturePaths.ca site, such as new FuturePaths.ca opportunities and additional listings which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you.
We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Information to Others
We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of the FuturePaths.ca Web site (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth in the following three subparagraphs.
We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.
We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity, including a governmental entity of Canada, or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of FuturePaths.ca or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.
FuturePaths.ca may also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to its Web site with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they may understand the kinds of visitors that visit FuturePaths.ca's site and how those visitors use the site.
FuturePaths.ca uses "cookies" to help personalize and maximize your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you choose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the FuturePaths.ca Web site.
Use of Web Beacons
FuturePaths.ca Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) that allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information on FuturePaths.ca; they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our Web site usage
Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides.
Updating Your Information
You have the right to demand that your personal information be deleted from FuturePaths.ca. You may review, correct, update or change your account profile information at any time by simply logging into your account, going to your Account Profile, and editing it with the options provided. You may review, delete, correct, update or change your information on FuturePaths.ca at any time by simply logging into your account. You can request that your account be deleted by contacting FuturePaths.ca.
If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from FuturePaths.ca or third parties at the time you registered, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by editing your Account Profile as described above. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by editing your Account Profile.
FuturePaths.ca has implemented reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.
FuturePaths.ca is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement for FuturePaths.ca, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about FuturePaths.ca's Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at notification@FuturePaths.ca.
We welcome your comments concerning this Privacy Statement. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.