The privacy of your personal information is important to the Nature Investment Hub (NIH), an initiative of The Natural Step Canada and the Smart Prosperity Institute.
We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information in compliance with the mandatory requirements and your rights under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) in Canada.
NIH collects personal information from you when you provide it to us directly. This information may include the following kinds of personal information:
We only collect personal information that is relevant and necessary for the purposes identified in this Policy or as required by law.
Depending on how you use our websites, your interactions with us, and the permissions you give us, NIH may use your personal information to:
We do not use personal information for any other purpose unless we obtain consent or as required by law.
NIH may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:
We do not sell, rent, or trade personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes.
NIH will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information. We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. We store all personal information on secure servers provided by our service providers.
We provide you self-service access to some of your personal information and a manner with which to update it, directly on MailChimp. To access other information not available through these self-service means, or to address any concerns about the handling of personal information, you may contact our Privacy Officer using the contact information provided below.
We may update this Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. The updated Policy will be posted on our websites, and the effective date will be indicated.
You should check these pages occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.