Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to Must Do Canada. Must Do Canada has a few fundamental principles:

  • Must Do Canada does not ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (Must Do Canada can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • Must Do Canada does not share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • Must Do Canada does not store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
  • In our blogging products, Must Do Canada aims to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

Below is Must Do Canada’s privacy policy which incorporates these goals:Creative Commons License (Note, Must Do Canada had decided to make this privacy policy available under a Creative Commons Sharealike license, which means you’re more than welcome to steal it and repurpose it for your own use, just make sure to replace references to us with ones to you, and if you want we’d appreciate a link to WordPress.com somewhere on your site. We spent a lot of money and time on the below, and other people shouldn’t need to do the same.)

If you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data please contact our support team.

It is Must Do Canada’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Must Do Canada collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Must Do Canada’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use its website. From time to time, Must Do Canada may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Must Do Canada also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Must Do Canada only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to our websites choose to interact with Must Do Canada in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Must Do Canada gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, Must Do Canada asks visitors who sign up for a blog at WordPress.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Must Do Canada – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Must Do Canada collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Must Do Canada. Must Do Canada does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Must Do Canada may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Must Do Canada may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Must Do Canada does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Must Do Canada discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Must Do Canada’s  behalf or to provide services available at Must Do Canada websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Must Do Canada websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Must Do Canada will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Must Do Canada discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Must Do Canada believe in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Must Do Canada, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Must Do Canada’s website and have supplied your email address, Must Do Canada may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Must Do Canada and our products. Must Do Canada primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so Must Do Canada expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), Must Do Canada reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help Must Do Canada support other users. Must Do Canada takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Must Do Canada uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of our website, and their website access preferences. Must Do Canada’s visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our websites, with the drawback that certain features of our websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of Must Do Canada’s websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Must Do Canada and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Must Do Canada may change our Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Must Do Canada’s sole discretion. Must Do Canada encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a WordPress.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Change log:

Last updated: 06/2013

Contact us if you have questions about accessing or correcting your personal data.

Thank you to the folks at Automattic (makers of the WordPress blog platform) for sharing this Privacy Policy.