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
in which we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your
will govern the activities 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 with us.
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
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
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.
changes in the manner in which we collect, use or disclose your
personal information. You agree that SIP may, at its sole discretion,
should review the Site on a regular basis for any such changes.
You agree that your continued use of the Site after any revised
How to Contact Us
you would like to review or update any of your personal information
or 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 email@example.com
with “unsubscribe SIPpost in the subject line.