Maples Academy of Dance understands the importance of keeping your personal information confidential. We are also committed to protecting your personal information in accordance with the terms of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").
Maples Academy of Dance only collects personal information from its students and their families, customers and clients (“clients”) in order to provide and administer its dance classes and programs, and associated services, including, but not limited to administration, dance photography, dance videography, workshops and competitions and costuming (“dance programs”). Maples Academy of Dance shall handle all such personal information provided in accordance with the obligations pursuant to PIPEDA and in accordance with website use requirements as set out below.
If there are any matters that have not been expressly addressed in this Policy, or if (i) an individual requires clarification as to how to implement or interpret this Policy, or (ii) would like to request access to his or her personal information or to amend such information, such concerns should be brought to the attention of the Privacy Officer immediately.
The Privacy Officer can be contacted as follows:
Maples Academy of Dance
40 Mandalay Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 2Z2
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (attention “Privacy Officer” in subject line)
MAPLES ACADEMY OF DANCE ADHERES TO THE FOLLOWING PRINCIPLES:
Identifying Purposes for the Collection of Personal Information
Maples Academy of Dance may collect, use or disclose client personal information in association with the following services, namely:
to provide you with effective dance programs;
to meet certain legal and professional obligations;
to provide you with requested information, newsletters or other subscribed for products or services;
to provide you with information concerning Maples Academy of Dance's services from time to time;
to address any professional regulatory matters including complaints procedures;
associated administrative services including file maintenance and for billing and collection purposes; and
for any other purposes expressly authorized by our clients.
E-mail Communications, Website Use and Privacy
Occasionally, we may send informational, marketing or promotional materials concerning Maples Academy of Dance or of third parties with whom we are involved which we believe may be of interest to you. Visitors may choose to unsubscribe for such emails at any time by simply replying and indicating your intention to unsubscribe. For those persons who continue to receive such communications, we may collect certain information from you. We may collect and store such information and will use this information solely to improve our e-mail communications with our visitors.
Website Usage and Online Communications
Website visitors may choose to provide Maples Academy of Dance with personal information in order to ask a question, subscribe for a product or service, download a newsletter or other publication or to sign up for one of our e-mail distribution lists. We store this information and use of the information submitted by a visitor is restricted to the purpose for which it was provided.
Like many other websites, Maples Academy of Dance's website employs cookie technology to improve your online experience. A cookie is commonly defined as a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie is sent back to the website by the browser to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Information tracked may include information to help us determine the total number of visitors to the Site on an ongoing basis, and the types of Internet browsers and operating systems that our visitors use. Maples Academy of Dance does not use this information for any other purpose and we do not cross-reference this information with any type of personal information that is voluntarily offered elsewhere through our website.
It is always within the discretion of the user to set Internet browsers to not accept cookies. This may however, affect your use of certain features of the website.
Any links provided on the Maples Academy of Dance website are for convenience only and do not represent an endorsement by Maples Academy of Dance. Any use of third party websites is subject to such third party's terms and conditions. Visitors to third party websites should be aware that such third parties may subscribe to different privacy practices than Maples Academy of Dance and Maples Academy of Dance is not liable or responsible for the conduct of any third parties.
Subject to certain legal and contractual exceptions at law, you may amend or withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information. However, should you choose to amend or withdraw your consent, this may affect the services that Maples Academy of Dance is able to provide.
Maples Academy of Dance will only collect, use or disclose such personal information where it has obtained consent from its client, however, there are certain exceptions at law that permit the collection, use or disclosure of personal information without consent. Maples Academy of Dance will engage in such practices where required or permitted to do so by law.
Maples Academy of Dance will only collect that personal information that is actually required in order to provide dance programs or other specified purposes.
Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention of Personal Information
Maples Academy of Dance will share information about its clients amongst members of the organization and staff in order to properly and effectively provide specified dance programs.
In the course of the provision of dance programs, Maples Academy of Dance may disclose certain personal information to third parties, where you have authorized the disclosure or where your consent can be easily inferred.
Should Maples Academy of Dance provide information to third parties for processing, some examples of which are the creation of database or accounting software, we will use contractual means to bind such third parties to our privacy obligations at law.
Accuracy of Personal Information
Maples Academy of Dance has an obligation to ensure that personal information under its control is accurate, complete and up-to-date for the purpose for which it was collected. Should your personal information need to be amended during the course of the provision of dance programs, please make Maples Academy of Dance aware so that your information may be amended accordingly.
Safeguarding Personal Information
Maples Academy of Dance shall take reasonable steps to protect the personal information under its control from unauthorized use, access or disclosure.
Maples Academy of Dance will retain your personal information for a period of seven (7) years.
Openness concerning Maples Academy of Dance Policies and Practices
Access to Information
Individuals may request access to their personal information under the control of Maples Academy of Dance and subject to certain limited exceptions at law, Maples Academy of Dance will generally provide you with access to your personal information.
Should your client file contain personal information about a third party, Maples Academy of Dance will not be permitted to disclose such information to you unless information concerning the third party has been severed from the record.
In responding to your request for access, Maples Academy of Dance will make every reasonable effort to reply to your inquiry within thirty (30) days.
An individual may address any questions or concerns that he or she may have with respect to Maples Academy of Dance's policies or our compliance with our obligations at law by contacting our Privacy Officer.