Canadian Communication Systems Alliance Inc.
Canadian Communication Systems Alliance recognizes the importance of an individual’s right to privacy. We are committed to collecting, using and disclosing personal information in a responsible manner and in accordance with the law. Canadian Communication Systems Alliance will, therefore, comply with the principles set out in the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronics Document Act (PIPEDA) for the protection of your personal information.
Personal versus Non-Personal Information
Why We Collect Personal Information
We collect personal information to identify and maintain contact with, and to provide services for the benefit of, the members of Canadian Communication Systems Alliance. We also collect personal information to comply with legislative and regulatory authorities and requirements.
How We Use Personal Information
Canadian Communication Systems Alliance collects and uses your name, address and other personal information that you have provided:
- To maintain an accurate membership database;
- To notify members of developments in the cable television and communications industry;
- To manage the negotiation, administration and renewal of television signal contracts on behalf of members;
- To represent and act on behalf of members before government and regulatory officials and bodies;
- To arrange group purchasing of equipment and services;
- To manage and operate our single point billing system;
- To comply with any applicable law, regulation or legal process.
Canadian Communication Systems Alliance does not sell, barter, trade, rent, or give away the personal information you provide to us. We will only share your information as necessary in connection with the above purposes, if we are required to by law or if you have expressly authorized us to do so.
Retention of Personal Information
We will keep your personal information only for as long as it is required for the reasons it was collected. The length of time may vary depending on the program, event or nature of the information.
Security of Personal Information
We will take all reasonable precautions to ensure that your personal information is kept safe from loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. All personal information no longer required by us will be disposed of by shredding or electronic deletion, as appropriate.
Access to Your Personal Information
Upon your request, and upon verification of your identity, we will provide access to any of your personal information that we have collected and retained. You may submit corrections or updates to, or express your concerns or complaints about our collection and/or use of your personal information to our Privacy Officer at the coordinates set out below:
Canadian Communication Systems Alliance
447 Gondola Point Road
Cookies and Other Non-Personal Information
We may use non-personal information to calculate overall usage statistics and to better understand our visitors, but not to track any individual user.
Our website may contain links to other websites. The provision of links is for your convenience and does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or approval of these other websites by Canadian Communication Systems Alliance. We have no control over, and thus we assume no responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of these third party websites.
Privacy Commissioner of Canada
112 Kent Street