This version is effective as of March 9, 2020.
If we make changes we consider important, we will place a notice on our website.
Our website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website by clicking on a link for a third party website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of that website.
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Personal information means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. In general, under Canadian privacy legislation, personal information does not include business contact information (such as an employee’s name, title, business address, telephone number or email addresses) that is collected, used or disclosed in order to communicate with that person in relation to their employment or profession.
What Information do we collect about you?
We generally limit the information we collect and use to your business contact information and your preferences regarding our communication with you so that we can properly manage our relationship with you.
We may collect the following information about you:
When you visit our website, we also collect:
information about your computer, including your IP address, the type of operating system and browser you use and your computer’s location;
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity: The International Investment Fund Association
Name or title: Corporate Secretary
Postal address: 4th Floor, 11 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4C7
HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU?
We collect this information in a number of different ways, including from individuals who:
HOW WE USE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
We collect information about you for the primary purpose of providing our services, including for the following purposes:
If it is a necessary part of our relationship with you, we may disclose your information to another company. For example, we may pass on your name and address to a courier company to complete a delivery. We will only disclose that information which is necessary to provide our services to you.
IIFA Events and News
We use the contact information of individuals who subscribe for our services by invitation from IIFA representatives. Distribution of our publications and event marketing draws on a contact database of primarily business contacts that may also include individuals.
We may send email communications to individuals in our database to advise of industry developments, distribute our publications or to advise of upcoming IIFA events. Each email contains an opt-out feature and instructions on how to unsubscribe or change your email preferences.
Cookies are data that is placed on your device when you visit a website in order to track use of the site and improve your user experience. IIFA may, from time to time, collect personal information about you and your use of our website with cookies as set out in section 3 above.
If we enter into arrangements with service providers or contractors to store, handle or process personal information on our behalf, such as for processing, storage, software support and office services, we will require such third parties by contract or otherwise to provide privacy protection that is substantially similar while the information is being processed or handled by them.
We obtain consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information where required by applicable privacy legislation. We assume consent to our collection and use of personal information for the purposes for which the information is given when you initiate contact with us or voluntarily provide personal information to us, including by providing your business card to IIFA representatives.
We obtain the oral or electronic consent of individuals who subscribe to our publications or who indicate an interest to IIFA representatives in receiving such materials. As set out under IIFA Events and News above, we provide an opt-out opportunity.
DISCLOSURES OF YOUR INFORMATION
IIFA shares or discloses information we collect about you when necessary for the purposes set out in Section 6 above. When we share personal information, we do so in accordance with applicable law. Below are the parties with whom we may share personal information and why we share it:
We will share personal information when we believe it is required, such as:
We share your personal data within IIFA. Where your data originates inside the European Economic Area (EEA), the transfer of your personal data within IIFA may involve transferring your data outside the EEA, for example, to members or external third parties based outside the EEA.
Whenever we transfer personal data that originates inside the EEA out of the EEA, we implement one of the following mechanisms:
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism we use when transferring your personal data out of the EEA.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent information about you from being used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered, or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your information to those representatives, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need to know.
Our security policies include:
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
HOW LONG WILL IIFA USE INFORMATION ABOUT ME?
IIFA will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal requirements.
When we no longer need personal information, we seek to securely delete or destroy it.
ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
We will give you access to your information upon request, subject to any relevant legal requirements and exemptions.
To maintain appropriate contact information and preferences, we may ask you to update your information from time to time. We encourage you to contact us to correct or amend your personal information if it is inaccurate or requires updating.
If you have any questions about how IIFA manages information about you, please contact us at the contact information set out in Section 4 above.