Last update: May 2019
Ontario Trucking Association (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://www.ontruck.org. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, address, email address, telephone number, age and gender (“Personal Information”).
Personal Information collected is used for event registrations, training, advertising and communications.
We may also log identifiable information including IP addresses, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the Site. This data is used to manage the Site, track usage and improve the Site services. This identifiable information may also be shared with third parties to provide more relevant services and notices to users and to provide you with access to related products and/or services through our members. User IP addresses may be recorded for security and monitoring purposes
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that is important to the association’s lobby efforts. We will provide you with the option to choose not to receive e-mails of this type, while still receiving e-mails relevant to your specific participation in our programs and receipt of our services.
Access to Your Personal Information Held by Us
We are committed to honest and open communication and will make your Personal Information available to you upon request. At your request, we will provide you with details of all of your Personal Information in our possession, what it is being used for, and to whom it has been disclosed. In some limited cases, we may be unable to access or provide some specific information. We will provide you with a reasonable rationale for any inability to release information.
You may send us a written request requiring that your Personal Information be deleted from our databases, or you may request that your Personal Information be updated or corrected to rectify any inaccuracies.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
All electronic payments are handled through PayPal and Authorize.net payment gateways. All information submitted to the card processor are confidential and OTA does not store any paper confidential information in its location or electronically in its system.
The Ontario Trucking Association is a certified merchant under the ControlScan program.
Retention and Safeguarding your Personal Information
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as it is required to fulfill our obligations to you as our customer. We will take all necessary and reasonable measures to safeguard that information from any unauthorized access. We use industry-standard encryption technology and advanced firewall systems to deter unwanted intruders.
As even the most sophisticated systems can be vulnerable, our policy is to delete information on our system that would benefit anyone other than you and us. As such, no credit card information is stored in any of our databases, thereby eliminating the possibility of improper or unauthorized access to your credit card information from our databases.
Disclosure of Personal Information