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We are extremely sensitive to the importance of maintaining the privacy of any personal information you submit to us. The following policy details precisely what information is collected and how it might be used.

In summary: No information you provide us with will ever leave the confines of the Canadian Federation of Poets, unless you authorize us to post information such as your name, poems, bios, etc.

Your email information will never be provided elsewhere.

In detail:
PIPEDA, which is the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act has been established as a form of Human Rights legislation to protect the personal information of individuals.

We may collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web site. We may also collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail or any sign-up mechanisms, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Web page, and is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. With respect to cookies: we do not set any cookies.

We store the information on a secure server on the premises, which is furthe safeguarded by password protection within the contact management system that houses it. We do not keep paper copies of members or subscribers.

With respect to access, only the CFP president, membership coordinator, contest coordinator, staff or directors have access to this information. It is further monitored by a Privacy officer, who authorizes all persons access, and monitors and restricts certain data depending on the type of information needed, and its purpose.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail.

If you supply us with your email or postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by sending us an e-mail. Please provide us with your exact name and address that you originally supplied us with. We will be sure your name is removed from the list.

Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such telephone calls, please let us know by sending us e-mail. Please provide us with your name and phone number. We will be sure your name is removed from the list.

With respect to Ad Servers: we do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by e-mailing us.

With regards to information collected from the Poetry Canada web site, all information is stored in the Canadian Federation of Poets database, and is protected and monitored under this facility, as above.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, please contact us directly and we will correct any non-compliance immediately.

For more information about the act in Canada visit: Protecting your personal information

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