Privacy Statement / Legal Notice
Our Privacy Commitment to You
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” places a high priority on the loyalty of our MEMBERS. Respecting your right to privacy is an important part of our excellence commitment. It is our goal is to treat your personal information with the utmost respect. To us, this includes keeping you up-to-date on your rights as our customers and providing you with information on how we use your personal information. Our Privacy Statement outlines our commitment to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” may update this statement from time to time, so please review it periodically.
Why We Collect Personal Information
Personal information is defined as information about an identifiable individual. Publicly available information, such as a public telephone book listing of your name, address and telephone number, is not considered personal information. As an THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” customer, we have some basic information about you in order to provide you with products and services. We understand that some of this information is private, which is why we collect personal information only for the following purposes:
To establish and maintain a responsible commercial relationship with you and to provide you with ongoing service.
To understand your needs and develop and recommend suitable products and services.
To manage and develop our business and operations, including personnel and employment matters.
To meet legal and regulatory requirements.
Sharing Your Personal Information
Personal information that is not publicly available is not sold or rented to any parties outside of THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” without your consent. We do share this information with the companies we select as our business partners, and who supply services to us. However, we require them by contract to honor our privacy principles in the handling of personal information they obtain from us in the course of providing services to us. The information provided to our business partners is used only for that purpose. In certain circumstances in which it is necessary to do so, or where permitted by law, we may disclose your personal information without your consent to the following parties:
the customer or an agent acting on the customer’s behalf, such as Power of Attorney;
a collection agency or party used to determine creditworthiness;
courts, law enforcement agencies or otherwise legally empowered entities;
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” Personal Information Handling Principles
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” has always been, and will continue to be, committed to the privacy of your personal information. In addition to our existing procedures and our adherence to The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) which governs our approach to handling personal information, we have adopted the following privacy principles from the Canadian Standards Association’s Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information:
Principle 1 – Accountability
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” is responsible for the personal information under our control and has designated a Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) as being accountable for THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS’ compliance with the privacy principles.
Principle 2 Identifying Purposes for the collection of personal information
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” will identify the purpose for collecting personal information at or before the time the information is collected.
Principle 3 – Obtaining Consent for the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” requires the knowledge and consent of the customer for the collection, use or disclosure of personal information except where it is impractical or inappropriate to do such as in emergency situations.
Principle 4 – Limiting Collection of Personal Information
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” will limit the collection of personal information to that which is necessary for the purposes identified by the company. THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” will collect personal information by fair and lawful means.
Principle 5 – Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention of Personal Information
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required by law. THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” retains personal information only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
Principle 6 – Accuracy of Personal Information
Personal information will be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
Principle 7 – Security Safeguards
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” will protect personal information by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Principle 8 – Openness
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” will make readily available to customers and employees, specific information about its policies and procedures relating to the management of personal information.
Principle 9 – Customer and Employee Access to Personal Information
Upon request, customers and employees shall be informed of the existence, use and disclosure of his or her personal information and shall be given access to that information. An individual shall be able to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and have it amended as appropriate.
Principle 10 – Challenging Compliance
A customer may address a challenge concerning compliance with the above principles to the Chief Privacy Officer.
What Are Your Choices?
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” would like to have your consent to continue to collect, use and disclose your personal information for the purposes that we have outlined. However, you do have choices.
You can have your name removed from our telephone, mail or e-mail marketing lists. By doing so, you may not be made aware of certain products, services, and promotions offered by THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS”. However, you will continue to be contacted as necessary to service your account, and you will receive marketing information included with your regular account mailings. Please allow us 30 days to complete your request. Some of our promotions may already be in progress when you submit your request, therefore you may be contacted during this time. If at any time you wish to reverse your decision, you may contact us at 1-812-663-2566.
You may refuse to provide personal information to us. You may also withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal, contractual or practical restrictions and reasonable notice. Please know that withdrawing your consent may prevent us from providing you with service and products in certain circumstances.
Your On-line Privacy on our web site
THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” collects some information about the ways you use our web site in order to make our site more interesting and useful to you. You are welcome to browse our web site anonymously at any time, without revealing any personal information. There are a few activities where the collection of personally identifiable information may be necessary. When personally identifiable information is collected, you will know because you will have chosen to provide your information.
When you visit our site, your IP address is collected so that we know where to send the information you are requesting. This IP address does not personally identify you.
This is information that cannot be associated with a specific individual. Our web servers collect some anonymous information automatically when you visit our site. This information may include the pages you visited, what content you downloaded, the type of web browser you were using, and the level of encryption your browser supports. This information is collected on an aggregated basis. No personal information is associated with these statistics. We use this information to determine what type of information is most useful to you so that we can improve our web sites to make it easier for you to access information.
How We Safeguard Your Information
The information you provide to us on our web site is securely maintained and kept confidential. Information is retained in secure facilities, and protected from unauthorized access. We provide technical, administrative, and physical security measures to protect your information against loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure.
The privacy of children is important to us. We encourage parents to review our Privacy Statement. We ask that children do not submit any personal information to us. Our services are intended for individuals who can form legally binding contracts. THE 187th AIRBORNE INFANTRY REGIMENT ASSOCIATION “RAKKASANS” does not use our web site to intentionally collect or use a child’s personal data. As an added protection for children, on any of our commercial web sites or online services directed to children under 13 years of age, we will obtain the permission of a parent or legal guardian before collecting, using or disclosing any personally-identifiable information about a child, e.g., for participation in contests or promotions.
Links to Other Web Sites
If this does not resolve your concern to your satisfaction, contact the Privacy Commission nearest you.