Society of Internet Professionals (“SIP”) is committed to preserving
and safeguarding your right to privacy. As part of this commitment,
we want you to be fully aware of our personal information management
we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information.
of SIP including the SIP website at www.sipgroup.org (the “Site”).
Collection of Personal Information
collect the personal information you submit to us, including, but not
limited to, your e-mail address, mailing address, telephone phone number
and other information submitted to us in connection with your application
for membership of SIP, your submission of resumes or job postings for
the Careers section of our Site, your application for certification
as a Certified Member of SIP (“CMSIP”) and any other correspondence
automatically collect general information related to your use of our
Site, such as the date and time you visited the Site, the domain name
through which you gained access to our Site, and the pages you visited
on the Site. In addition, we may collect “cookie” information from your
browser to identify your computer and provide us with a record of your
visits to our Site. The technology used to gather “cookie” information
is provided by the Internet browser you use, and may be turned off by
using your browser preference buttons.
of Personal Information
information that we collect is collected as part of our general practice
in order to identify demographic information relative to users who access
our site, assessing the number of users accessing various sections of
our Site, helping us determine what content is working for us and/or
are of interest to our visitors, determining technical design features
and specifications and helping us assess systems performance.We also use such information in statistical form to assist us
in tailoring our programs to be more useful to visitors.
also collect and store the information provided and use it only for
purposes of responding to you, informing you about upcoming activities,
addressing the issues that you may have raised or for purposes related
to the reason why the information was provided by you – e.g., the information
provided for the job posting will only be used in connection with the
Careers section of the Site. We will also use the membership information
in creating a print directory for distribution at trade conventions
(you may indicate upon the submission of your membership application,
or anytime thereafter, your preference not to have your name/membership
profile published). Further, the membership information will be accessible
for searching by visitors to the Site.
The personal information you submit
to the SIP in connection with the CMSIP application is used to determine
whether to grant you the CMSIP certification (or the renewal of the
CMSIP certification), to administer the CMSIP licensing arrangements
and to allow SIP to formulate an accurate profile of our body of CMSIP
licensees. The profiling information will be used by SIP in an aggregated
and anonymous form to document general trends in internet industry professionals
as well as to promote the CMSIP certification.
of Personal Information
We will maintain the strict confidentiality
of all personal information collected. We will not sell, transfer or
otherwise disclose any of your personal information to any third party
without your knowledge and consent.Your name and company name will not be mentioned in general profile
data published or otherwise disclosed by SIP.
SIP will only disclose your personal
information to officers and volunteers of SIP who require such information
for the purposes set out above, to companies who act as our agents in
providing our services to you and who agree to use it only for that
purpose, or as otherwise required by law.
We understand that your privacy and
the security of your personal information are important to you and,
accordingly, uses secure servers to protect your personal information.
Nevertheless, no transmission on the Internet is guaranteed to be absolutely
secure and, therefore, SIP does not represent or warrant for the complete
security of the information provided to SIP and/or its service providers
through the Site. You understand that you are providing this information
to SIP at your own risk.
We will endeavour to maintain your personal information in secure data
storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains
necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise
required by law.
in the manner in which we collect, use or disclose your personal information.
shall be posted on the Site. You should review the Site on a regular
basis for any such changes. You agree that your continued use of the
How to Contact Us
you would like to review or update any of your personal information
our Site, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to us at:
120 Carlton Street, Suite 305, Toronto, ON M5A 4K2 CANADA
If you would like to unsubscribe from
our mailing list of SIP activities, please send an e-mail to info@
sipgroup.org with “unsubscribe SIPpost in the subject line.