Privacy Policy

Last updated: November 23, 2010

Definition: Personal Information means information about an identifiable individual that is recorded in electronic form.

Purpose: The purpose of this Policy is to document the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation AND Work's (CCRW) commitment to respecting the personal privacy of all stakeholders accessing any of its designated websites (hereafter referred to as site or sites).

The websites referred to are www.workink.com and www.ccrw.org AND all WORKink sub domains.

CCRW's Commitment to your Privacy

The purpose of this Policy is to document the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation AND Work's (CCRW) commitment to respecting the personal privacy of all stakeholders entering any of its designated websites (hereafter referred to as site, or sites). The websites referred to are www.workink.com and www.ccrw.org AND all WORKink sub domains.

The CCRW recognizes the importance of protecting all information that may be used to identify or connect directly to you (Personal Information). This Privacy Policy (the Policy) describes the Personal Information refers to information about an identifiable individual that is recorded in electronic form.

This Privacy Policy (the Policy) describes the Personal Information privacy practices relating to any CCRW-owned Site.

By accessing any of the CCRW Sites you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy, AND consenting to the collection, use AND disclosure of your Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.

If you do not agree with this Policy, please exit FROM this Site AND do not disclose any Personal Information through this Site or access any other pages. The CCRW reserves the right to make changes to this Policy without prior notice. If changes are made to this Policy, this Site will be updated to include such changes, AND a notice posted on our homepages for a period of 30 days with a link to the updated Privacy Policy. It is your responsibility to read any such notice AND the new policy statement. If you return to any CCRW Site after a period of more than 30 days, please check this Privacy Policy to confirm that you are aware of the details of the most recent update.

This Policy will have a ""last date updated"" notice so you can ensure that you are familiar with the terms of the most recent Policy. Your continued use of this Site after we post such a notice will constitute your acceptance of any new terms AND their application to your use while accessing this Site. If we wish to use your personal information for purposes other than those to which you have agreed previously, your consent will be obtained.

How Information Is Collected AND Used

Personal Information is collected only if you voluntarily supply your name AND contact information either through:

No personal information shall be collected by the CCRW unless it relates directly to a specific Program, Service or activity.

All personal information collected that is intended for an administrative purpose relating directly to that individual will not be disclosed to any external source unless otherwise authorized by the individual.

Personal Information will not be disclosed to anyone except CCRW staff, AND its immediate stakeholders who will require the information in order to respond to your request. We do not use this information to create personal profiles, nor do we distribute, provide or sell Personal Information voluntarily supplied by Site visitors to any third party.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that are sent out to your browser AND stored on your computer's hard drive when you visit certain websites. Websites can use cookies to recognize repeat users AND to enhance the ongoing access to AND use of the websites.

If you are browsing, a cookie is used to help us measure the number of visits average time spent, page views AND other statistics relating to your use of these Sites. If you are searching, a cookie is used to carry the search request data FROM the request page to the results page. The cookie, by itself, doesn't tell us your email_address address or who you are. If you decide to register with us, we may collect additional information to provide you with an enhanced experience of our Websites AND online services.

Links Database

Please be aware that the operators of any websites in the Links Database may collect information about users when users access to their websites. The CCRW is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose Personal Information, AND recommends that you check the privacy policy of such websites before providing any information about yourself.

We do not distribute, provide, sell, rent or loan any Personal Information collected through this site to any third parties, except as required by law.

Information Tracking

We keep track of use of these Sites, including the number of hits each Site receives AND the web pages that are visited. We collect this information so that we can develop these Sites to meet visitors' needs AND identify appropriate new features, content AND services.

You can visit this site anonymously, AND not disclose any information about yourself. In this case, our Web server may collect the name, address, IP address AND domain you used to access these Sites, the type AND version of browser AND the operating system you are using. This information is used by us to measure the number of visits, average time spent, pages viewed AND other statistics about visitors to these Sites in general. We may also use this information to monitor these Sites' performance for system administration purposes AND to make improvements to the ease of use AND design of these Sites.

Third Parties

We do not make any Personal Information available to third parties.

Security AND Retention Matters

We will use reasonable industry standard technology to keep your Personal Information secure. However, there is no guarantee that data transmission over the Internet can be kept completely secure. Consequently, the CCRW does not represent, warrant or guarantee that Personal Information will be protected against misuse, loss or alteration AND does not accept any responsibility for Personal Information submitted to the CCRW.

Privacy Policy with Respect to Specific Programs AND Services

Divers.I.T.ink

As part of the service that CCRW/WORKink provides, you are able to post your resume on our Sites. Your resume can be accessed by subscribed Employers for the purpose of matching your resume to an open job posting. Recruiters AND Third Parties do not have access to your resume through our Sites.

Some job postings require that you follow a link away FROM our Sites AND apply online. In such cases, you will be providing your resume AND Personal Information directly to the Employer, AND as such will be subject to their Privacy Policy. The CCRW is not responsible for the privacy practices of Employers.

Ask ECO (Employment Counsellor On-line)

As part of the service that CCRW/WORKink provides, you are able to submit questions regarding employment AND disability issues to one of CCRW's employment counselors via email_address. No information disclosed in these emails is distributed to third parties, except with your consent, AND then only with a view to answering your request. The CCRW does not keep a record of your name, location or any disability/employment related information that you submit to us in any other format than your original email_address message. However, the CCRW does keep aggregate statistics such as the number of requests received for monitoring AND evaluation purposes. In some instances, Ask ECO questions will be generalized with all identifying details removed AND posted to one of our Sites as part of a Questions & Answers database.

Ask a Disability Specialist

As part of the service that CCRW/WORKink provides, corporate visitors are able to submit questions regarding employment AND disability issues to one of CCRW's disability specialists via email_address. No information disclosed in these emails is distributed to third parties, except with your consent, AND then only with a view to answering your request. The CCRW does keep aggregate statistics such as the number of requests received for monitoring AND evaluation purposes.

Online Product Sales

You are able to purchase goods AND services FROM the CCRW through the secure WORKink web server. Any information you supply in the course of this transaction (name, address, credit card number) will be kept confidential by the CCRW AND not disclosed to any third party. The CCRW may, FROM time to time, contact you with information that may be of interest to you about CCRW Programs AND Services.

How do you Access AND Update your Personal Information?

Your Personal Information is located on a server situated in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. On Sites WHERE it is possible to do so (e.g. WORKink), you may update your Personal Information using your online Personal Profile. We will, upon request, provide you with access to any Personal Information that we have collected about you through these Sites or by email_address. To gain access to your Personal Information, or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate or out of date, please contact Carole J. Barron, President & CEO at 416 260 3060 x222 (or 1 800 664 0925 x222).

We welcome your feedback. If you have any questions or concerns about our Policy, please contact Carole J. Barron, President & CEO by calling 416 260 3060 x222 or by email_address at: cjbarron@ccrw.org