Type of website: Portfolio
Effective date: 23rd day of August, 2022
https://drifcan.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada can be contacted at:
The personal data we will collect;
Use of collected data;
Who has access to the data collected;
The rights of Site users; and
By using our Site users agree that they consent to:
Personal Data We Collect
Data Collected Automatically
When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information:
Clicked links; and
Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way
We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:
First and last name; and
This data may be collected using the following methods:
The user may enter their name and email address, in our contact form.
How We Use Personal Data
The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes:
The data is used to determine which parts of the website are most engaging to visitors.
The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes: To allow us to provide them with requested information.
Who We Share Personal Data With
We may share user data with the following third parties:
Google Analytics; and
Google Search Console.
We may share the following user data with third parties:
Links clicked while using the site, browsing patterns, time on site, other data that Google Analytics collects.
We may share user data with third parties for the following purposes:
To provide us with data to better serve our clients by creating more relevant content in a more consumable way.
Third parties will not be able to access user data beyond what is reasonably necessary to achieve the given purpose.
We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases:
If the law requires it;
If it is required for any legal proceeding;
To prove or protect our legal rights; and
To buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company.
If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another Site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.
How Long We Store Personal Data
User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved.
You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
In order to protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee’s termination.
While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.
International Data Transfers
We transfer user personal data to the following countries:
We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 13 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 13 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 13 years of age has provided us with personal data their parent or guardian may contact our privacy officer.
How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected
If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, or if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, please contact our privacy officer here:
A cookie is a small file, stored on a user’s hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user’s browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience.
We use the following types of cookies on our Site:
Analytical cookies allow us to improve the design and functionality of our Site by collecting data on how you access our Site, for example data on the content you access, how long you stay on our Site, etc; and
Third-party cookies are created by a website other than ours. We may use third-party cookies to achieve the following purposes: To monitor browsing patterns.
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, you can contact our privacy officer, Melanie Hibbard, at: