What is Personal Information?
Personal Information Collected Through CCH’s Website
A visitor to the Site does not automatically provide CCH with Personal Information. However, the CCH web server may collect and retain certain information related to a computer’s visit to the Site such as the IP address and domain used to access the Site, the type and version of the browser used to access the Site, the date and time of the visit, the page that the Site was entered and exited by; and, the address of any referrer website if the visiting computer was referred to the Site by a search engine or other website.
The Site uses Google Analytics™ to record the IP addresses of computers that connect to the Site. Google Analytics™ uses these addresses to generate geographically related statistics which assist CCH with the administration of the Site. CCH does not attempt to link the IP addresses of the computers that have visited the Site with the identities of individuals. More information regarding Google Analytics™ can be found at http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
The Site also uses “cookies” which are small data files transferred to a user’s hard drive by the web browser when a user visits the Site. A transferred cookie can only be read by the Site when a user returns to the Site. Cookies are used to identify users and track their preferences so that a user’s experience with the Site may be customized accordingly. If a user does not want to have a cookie placed upon their hard drive by the Site, most web browsers allow users to change this preference to disallow cookies; however, note that this could change the functionality of the Site.
Linking to Third-Party Websites
The Site may contain links to third-party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to visitors to the Site and not as an endorsement by CCH of the contents of such third-party sites. CCH disclaims all responsibility for the privacy practices, policies, or other privacy-related matters associated with the third-party websites to which the Site is linked. CCH recommends that visitors who link to third-party websites through the Site thoroughly review the privacy policies of those third-party websites prior to providing personal information.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
CCH collects Personal Information submitted by visitors to the Site through the “contact us” portion of the Site, or when a visitor subscribes to receive a CCH newsletter, or when a visitor emails us directly via support @ criminalcodehelp.ca. This Personal Information is used by CCH to establish or manage its relationship with visitors to the Site, to respond to the queries of visitors to the Site and to facilitate a visitor’s receipt of CCH information. If CCH requires the Personal Information that has been collected for other purposes , it will identify and document any new purposes in accordance with Privacy Legislation and obtain consent from the individual where required.
Protecting Personal Information
CCH takes measures to protect personal information and will not sell or distribute any information it collects from registrants or users to third parties. Only CCH will have access to said information. CCH implements physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. CCH also regularly reviews and updates its security practices to ensure they meet industry standards.
In the event of a data breach that poses a significant risk to individuals, CCH will notify affected individuals and relevant authorities as required by law.
CCH also provides individuals with the right to access, correct, and request deletion of their personal information, as well as the right to withdraw consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. These requests can be made by contacting CCH through the contact information provided on the website.
Users and Registrants
A user may submit personal information to CCH using the "Contact" feature.
A registrant may provide information to CCH when building his or her profile. CCH may use this information to:
- Publish on the registrant's profile.
- Contact the registrant regarding any problems or issues with the registrant's profile.
- Request feedback on CCH's services.
- Request feedback on CCH's website.
- Send you information on CCH's services as the website develops new capabilities.