What is Personal Information?
What Information is Collected by the Canadian Association of Radiologists?
In general, the Canadian Association of Radiologists collects, uses and discloses Personal Information about our members and service providers in order to serve the needs of the Association membership. Specifically, the Canadian Association of Radiologists web site may collect three different types of information:
Personal Information - Certain processes available on this website are used to collect personal information such as “Become a Member,” “Update your profile,” “Register for Conference”, etc. Any personally identifiable data about members or website visitors is stored securely and used only for the purpose for which it is provided.
Browsing Information - Information on how you visit our site may be collected and stored. This information may include the length of your visit, date and time of visit, the pages you looked at, etc. It doesn't include any personal information. This data is used to help us better design our web site.
Passive Information - Portions of our site may use "cookie" technology to better tailor the site to your needs. A cookie is a small file that resides in your temporary folder. It is our policy to use these cookies only for the duration of your Internet Explorer session. The information stored tends to be used for login procedures (if applicable to this site) or to support Browsing Information.
How We Use Your Personal Information
Your information is used for the main purpose of contact data through communication channels such as e-mail, phones, faxes, and standard mail. It provides us with the ability to contact you via different methods of communication. General information may be used for statistical purposes.
The information you provide to CAR – such as your name, address, etc. – allows the CAR to inform you about events and activities and to notify you of issues, events or special offers which may be of interest to you. By becoming a member or by requesting information or registering for events or courses offered by CAR, you are giving CAR permission to contact you by way of the information you provide. Members may chose not to be contacted by CAR by communicating with CAR Member Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613 860-3111, ext. 0.
To Whom do We Provide your Personal Information?
CAR does not disclose personal information without your consent or except as may be permitted or required by law.
How we Protect Your Personal Information?
We secure the data on our systems using methods that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information and recommend that you use security features built into your Internet Browser as well as maintaining the latest updates.
How You Can Update or Remove Your Information?
It is important that the Personal Information held by the Canadian Association of Radiologists about you is accurate and current. We ask that you keep us informed of changes to your Personal Information. You can ask to see the Personal Information we hold about you. In some circumstances you can withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information. However, the withdrawal of your consent may impact on our ability to serve you and to maintain our relationship with you.
If you want to review, verify, correct, or withdraw your Personal Information, please contact our Privacy Officer using the contact information set out below.
Privacy and Our Website
Certain links on this site lead to sites maintained by independent parties over whom the Canadian Association of Radiologists has no control. The Canadian Association of Radiologists makes no representation as to the accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on such sites. The existence of a link does not constitute approval or endorsement by the Canadian Association of Radiologists of the linked web site, which is provided as a convenience only.
The Privacy Officer for the Canadian Association of Radiologists may be reached at:
Director of Communications and Events
310 – 377 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N8