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Privacy Policy

We care about your privacy

The ACPO knows the value of information and understands your concerns about privacy. As a result, we believe that you have the right to know how we collect and use your personal information.

We comply with the privacy principles expressed in the Personal Information Protection (and Electronic Documents) Act (PIPEDA) that have an impact on our activities.

Please read the following privacy policy, which covers in detail the information we collect from you, how we use it to make the site better for you and how we keep this information secure.

The ACPO values your trust and respects your privacy, and is committed to protecting them.

Data protection

We comply fully with recognized principles of data protection, which say that data must be:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed;
  • Processed for limited purposes;
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive;
  • Accurate;
  • Not kept longer than necessary;
  • Processed in accordance with the data subject’s rights;
  • Secure;
  • Not transferred without adequate protection.
 

Cookies

The ACPO does not use cookies (files that store information given by your web server) on its website. Your Internet Protocol (IP) address will not be collected, and thus cannot be linked to your identifiable information.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The ACPO will not sell, share or hire out your personally identifiable information to anyone. It is the sole owner of the information collected on this site and from application forms that it receives.

The ACPO may send personally identifiable information about you to other people when:

  • We need to share the information to provide a service you have requested;
  • We need to send the information to member companies who work on behalf of the ACPO to provide a service to you.

Unless otherwise stated, these companies do not have the right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.

Need or want to change your Information?

Has your e-mail or regular address changed? Send an e-mail, telephone or written note to the ACPO to let us know about any such changes, or if you wish to be taken off our contact list.

We keep your information secure

This website takes every precaution to protect users’ information both on-line and off-line. We will not buy other information, which can be linked to your personally identifiable information that we hold.

Changes to this Privacy policy

The ACPO may amend this policy from time to time to take into account developments in the site and changes to information collected. If we make substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

Should you have any queries regarding the capture, storage and use of personal information by the ACPO, please e-mail us with your question.

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    (Download a PDF version of this document)
    (Updated: 2 February 2011)