Privacy Policy

The Canadian Professional Meat Cutter ’s Association (CPMCA) sincerely respects the privacy of users of this website. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices for usage of this website. This website does not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, or e-mail address. This information is only obtained if you provide it voluntarily, through contacting us via e-mail, or through our online form. Any personal information you do provide is managed according to the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. Personal information directly collected from this site is used only for the purposes of contacting you regarding information directly relating to the CMPCA and is not and will not, in any way, be used or shared by or for third parties. You have a right to have your information removed from our database at any time.

Information collected automatically via the Internet

This site logs http requests to our server. These logs capture computer information, navigation and clickstream data.

Some of the information collected does not identify who you are. Other information, such as your domain name or IP address, may identify you depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. You may wish to ask them about their polices and practices.

While we make no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of individuals, the information captured does identify the following:

  1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our web site;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. Screen resolution of your monitor;
  4. The date and time you access our site;
  5. The pages you visit; and
  6. If you linked to this website from another web site, the address of that web site.

This information is used to help us make our site more useful to our audiences by learning about the number of visitors to our site, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about specific individuals and their visits. Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except website administrative personnel who need the information for legitimate business purposes such as responding to a request.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text information that is sent to your browser when you access a web site. Your browser will return this cookie information to the domain where the cookie originated. While we do not regularly use “cookies” to track how our visitors use the site, when cookies are used, they may be used to help you fill in forms or track your use of the sites. The length of time that the cookie will reside on your machine will depend upon the specific set-up of the particular sites you visit. If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you can refer to the help information in your browser software for information on how to disable cookies. If you wish to delete cookies from your machine, consult your browser ’s help files for instructions on how to do so.

Surveys

From time to time, pop-up surveys may be used by this site in order to collect information regarding to awareness and marketing activities relating to this site. These surveys are anonymous, and users are not required to participate in such surveys. Any and all answers are logged to a server which does not log user identification. This information is used only to improve future marketing and communicative activities related to this site.

Privacy and Links to Other Sites

This web site may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and encourage you to examine each site’s privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of material and information found.

Information Collected in E-mails and Web Forms

If you should choose to provide us with personal information —-as in an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it to us through our website —-we will use that information to respond to your message and to help us get the information you have requested. We do not collect personal information for commercial marketing or distribution to any private organizations. Messages sent via the Internet can be intercepted. If you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the Internet, you can use another method such as fax or regular mail.