1.0 We will not collect your Personal Information without the following:
1.1 your knowledge and informed consent
1.2 providing you with a clear explanation of what information is being collected and why we are collecting it
2.0 We will not use or disclose your Personal Information unless you have given your permission, except for the following purposes:
2.1 to assess, operate and improve this website and the services provided through it;
2.2 to respond to your requests;
2.3 to keep you informed about our organization, our services or our website;
2.4 if we are required to disclose such Personal Information by any applicable law, regulation or legal process.
3.0 We will not sell, trade or rent your Personal Information to others unless you have given your permission. With your permission, we will only share your Personal Information with carefully chosen, reputable and trustworthy third parties. We will follow the relevant legal requirements and use all reasonable precautions to ensure that only responsible third parties see your Personal Information. We will destroy personal information records as soon as it is reasonable to assume retention is no longer necessary. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or act or omission of third parties who receive the Personal Information.
4.0 We will protect collected Personal Information from loss or theft. Paper files will be secured with physical locks and computer data will be secured behind a firewall.
5.0 Upon your request and verification of your identity, we will provide access to any of your Personal Information that we have collected and will also provide a method for you to submit corrections or updates to your Personal Information.
6.0 Personal information collected from individuals seeking employment with Okanagan Arts Magazine may be retained so that Okanagan Arts Magazine may contact you about other positions that may also be of interest to you.
7.0 In addition to the use of your Personal Information as described above, we may also gather anonymous information that may be used by us or shared with third parties. This is information, which does not identify you, but which may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving our website or the services provided through it.
9.0 If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or about your Personal Information that we have collected, you should contact our office by email so we can investigate and address your inquiry. Please direct any inquiries to Okanagan Arts Magazine Privacy Officer.