Your privacy on the Internet is very important to us, and we feel you should know how we use the information you provide to us. This statement applies solely to information collected at APOG's website.

APOG offers links to other websites. When you click on links to other websites, we encourage you to read their privacy policies. Their standards may differ from ours. APOG is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of the websites to which it may link.

Part I. Information Collection

APOG collects statistical information on visits to specific pages and the frequency of these visits. This information is analyzed to help us develop content that responds to the interests of our site visitors. We also note the type and version of browsers that are used to ensure that our site is technically accessible and geographical location to determine the level of interest in the association.

Name, email address and business contact information is collected and stored in a searchable online directory allowing members of APOG to get in touch with each other easily thereby facilitating communications.

Part II. Information Usage

The information collected by APOG will be used to verify the identity of visitors who have access to restricted applications and allow you to access appropriate/authorized areas. It also allows us to understand your needs, and provide ongoing services and support. This is part of our system to protect the confidentiality and security of our data.

If we intend to use or disclose your information in ways other than those described to you at the time of collection, we will ensure that you are informed and that consent is obtained beforehand.

Should APOG require the services of third parties to handle your information, we will require them to adhere to our Non-Disclosure Agreement that will keep your information confidential. These third parties will be given only the information necessary for performing their information-handling services.

Our website offers message boards. Please be advised that information posted in these venues becomes public knowledge however it is only available to members of APOG.

Part III. Access to Information

Users are responsible for accessing and updating their own personal information and contacting us if unable to correct any inaccuracies they may find by emailing the APOG National Office or calling (613) 730-4192 x 268. Your personal information may be accessed and updated at any time by clicking on the “My Profile” link after you logon.

Part IV. Data Storage and Security

Information you provide when using apog.ca (such as registration details, contact information and e-mail address) is stored securely. APOG does not disclose, give or sell any personal information about visitors to our site.

APOG protects user information by restricting access to personal details through password protection. We also protect any and all forms of documentation made available to us from an author by adding a disclaimer, preventing downloads, and disabling the save feature.