PRIVACY POLICY

The Services offered on the ARUCC National Network website include providing information to its members and the community regarding the activities of the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada ('ARUCC'), its members, and the higher education community; the ability for members and the community to donate to the ARUCC National Network project; information on events held, curated, or supported by ARUCC; and the opportunity for the community to share information through blogging about the ARUCC National Network or related topics.

ARUCC through the ARUCC National Network website receives, collects and stores any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile. Payment details are collected by a third party provider on the site, currently Stripe and PayPal.

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the Services;

  • To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  • To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services;  

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations;

  • To provide the community involved in supporting or creating the National Network the opportunity to share helpful information;

  • To process donations for the ARUCC National Network which is owned by ARUCC.

 

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

 

The ARUCC National Network website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides ARUCC with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by ARUCC adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about the ARUCC National Network or ARUCC, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable provincial and national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

 

Cookies:

Our website uses cookies as does Wix. Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser. They are typically used to keep track of the settings users have selected and actions they have taken on a site.

Wix uses cookies for many important reasons, such as:

  • To provide a great experience for visitors and customers to our site.

  • To identify our registered members (users who registered to our site).

  • To monitor and analyze the performance, operation and effectiveness of Wix's platform.

  • To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use. 


The following are the types of cookies that may be used on our site:

  • First-party cookies: Cookies that Wix places on our site. 

  • Third-party cookies: Cookies that are placed and used by third parties. 


Duration:

  • Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when site visitors close their browsers and are not used to collect information from their computers. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

  • Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on a site visitor's hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.


Category:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are the cookies that let our visitors browse through our site. They are also necessary for security reasons. 

  • Functional cookies: These cookies "remember" registered visitors/customers in order to improve their user experience. 

 

You may want to consider adding a third-party tool to receive notifications of cookies by using the HTML App. You can also add the Cookie Alert App. Please keep in mind that the Cookie Alert App only alerts you of cookies placed on their browsers. The following links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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