BC Lymphedema Association (BCLA) is committed to protecting the privacy of the
individuals whose personal information is held by us. Any personal information provided to the BCLA
via this website is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the Freedom
of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
is personal information?
information is recorded information about an identifiable individual. Personal information includes such things as
an individual's name, address, birth date, e-mail address and phone number. When the BCLA collects personal information
we will clearly identify:
purpose for collecting the personal information; and
title, address and telephone number of our Privacy Officer who can answer your
questions about the collection of that information.
kind of information is being collected?
you visit this website to browse, read pages, or download information; we will
gather and store certain information about the visit. The following information is automatically
collected and stored:
Internet Protocol Address and domain name used.
The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier assigned either
to your Internet service provider or directly to your computer. This address can be translated to determine
the domain name of your service provider (e.g. xcompany.com or
type of browser and operating system;
date and time of the visit; and
web pages or services accessed.
collected automatically is used for purposes such as assessing system
performance, improving web services and web site management. The BCLA does not use this data to determine
your identity unless required to do so as part of an internal investigation or
other law enforcement purpose.
collected directly from you
information will only be used by authorized people to fulfil the purpose for
which it was originally collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose
unless you expressly consent otherwise.
The BCLA does not collect personal information about you unless you
voluntarily provide it to use specific online services. Your decision not to participate in
electronic service delivery activities will not impair your ability to browse
the website, read or download any information provided on the
you believe that your personal information is being used for a purpose other
than what was intended, please direct your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
can I access and correct information I submit to a web site?
contact us at email@example.com or
1-866-991-2252 and ask to speak with our Web Administrator to obtain access to
information that you have submitted via this website.
to other sites
should be aware that this website includes links to websites operated by other
agencies, non-profit organizations and private businesses. When you link to another site, this privacy
policy will not apply. However, you may
practices or content of external websites.
registering or otherwise interacting with our website, the BCLA may collect
cookies, which are files sent by a website and stored on your computer. Our sole reason in using these would be to
enable us to tailor our content and services to more effectively meet your
needs. They would not capture your
individual e-mail address.
you have a complaint or concern about your personal information, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org. If your complaint is not resolved to your
satisfaction, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act provides
a mechanism for independent review by contacting the Information and Privacy