Personal identification information
We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals through the website unless this information is provided voluntarily and knowingly (such as via our social media links, posting a comment, subscribing to our email updates or sending us an email).
Any and all personal information that you voluntarily provide is protected under the provisions of Canada’s federal privacy legislation.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal and aggregate information from our site visitors. We may automatically log information about visits to this website in the normal course of establishing and maintaining web connections. Our host servers may record statistical information such as visitors’ IP addresses, time and duration of visit, and web pages visited.
Web browser cookies
Like many (perhaps most) websites, we may use “cookies” to obtain non-personal information from our online visitors. Cookies are small data files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit a website. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but can be configured not to accept them or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
HI does not extract personal information in this process, nor do we provide this information to third parties. Cookies allow us to speed up the navigation process and to make the website experience more efficient; they also help us measure the traffic on our website so that we can assess the effectiveness of our education and outreach efforts.
Links to other websites
From time to time, our websites may include links to other organizations’ websites. These other organizations may have their own privacy policies. We are not responsible or liable for how these linked sites operate or how they may treat your personal information. These sites are separate and independent from us and we have no control over them.
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Last updated December 13, 2013