Thank you for visiting IDA Ontario's website 

This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our website and services. By accessing or using idaontario.com, you agree to the terms outlined in this policy. Please read the following information carefully to understand our practices regarding your data and how we treat it. 

User Accounts

When you create a user account on idaontario.com, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and other relevant details required for registration and authentication purposes.

User Data

In order to provide a better user experience, we may collect additional information you voluntarily provide, such as profile information, educational preferences, and communication preferences.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Like many websites, we use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience. Cookies are small data files stored on your device that help us understand your preferences and improve our services. You can modify your browser settings to accept or decline cookies. Please note that certain features of idaontario.com may not function correctly if cookies are disabled.

Data Usage

We use the information collected to operate and maintain your user account and provide access to educational resources. We may use your email address or contact information to send you important updates, announcements, or respond to your inquiries and feedback. Your data may be used for internal research purposes to enhance our services, optimize user experience, and develop new features. Any research or analysis conducted will be in an aggregated and anonymized manner to protect your privacy.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

We may share deidentified, aggregate data in our Annual Report to share participants' use of the website. We may engage reputable third-party service providers to assist us in operating the website and delivering services. These providers are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and are only authorized to use your data for the purposes specified by us. In exceptional circumstances, we may disclose personal information to comply with legal obligations, enforce our Terms of Service, or protect the rights, safety, or property of IDA Ontario, its users, or others.

Data Security

We implement industry-standard security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. Despite our best efforts, no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Third-Party Links

IDA Ontario's website contains links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review their respective privacy policies to understand how your information may be collected, used, and shared.