We are committed to maintaining the security and privacy of the information we collect from the public, our clients and our associates. Our privacy policies are based on MRIA values and compliant with Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). “Personal information” is defined in PIPEDA as information about an identifiable individual, although it does not include the name, business title, business address or telephone number of employees of organizations.Collection of Information
Qatalyst may collect personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the site that you provide voluntarily. This information is collected for the purposes of identifying opportunities for us to work together. For example, if you apply to become an associate, you may provide information on your education, skills, experience, interests, and other background information and add it to your profile (“Profile”). You may edit your Profile by revisiting your profile by using the personalized link and can ask that we delete your Profile at any time.Access to Information
Access to information collected through our web site is restricted to staff working at Qatalyst who require the information for identifying potential projects on which we could work with you, developing project teams, preparing bids and developing an overview of our associate network. Our staff is trained to respect the rules of data integrity and confidentiality.Sharing of Information
The information you provide will not be shared with other parties, including other associate members of the Qatalyst, without your consent. We will not, under any circumstances, share, sell, trade, or otherwise transfer any individual information collected on our site to any third party, without your express permission. Qatalyst will never use email addresses provided to us to send ‘spam’, or unsolicited commercial emails.Text Messaging (SMS)
When texting with Qatalyst, we collect information necessary to provide out text messaging service, including phone numbers and message content. Information is used to deliver and improve our services, comply with legal requirements, and communicate with users. We do not sell or share personal information with third parties for their marketing purposes. We take reasonable measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access. This service is intended for business communication purposes only. Users must not use the service for sending spam, unlawful, or offensive content. The frequency of messages depends on the user's engagement and preferences. Users can opt-out of receiving messages at any time by asking us to stop sending messages.Scope of Policy
There are certain types of information about visitors that is kept by user-logs on the web server. This information includes the pages visited, the IP address of visitors, time spent at the site, etc. This information is used by Qatalyst to improve the site and manage site traffic. No individual identifying information is collected.