The protection of personal information at Gay Globe


Due to the importance of the confidentiality of personal information, Gay Globe's website is governed by the following principles:
1. In general, the Company's website does not serve as a tool for collecting personal information (name, address, e-mail address or any other information that may identify a person).
 
2. In some cases, however, the Company may ask the user to register and provide their name and certain personal information. The user may refuse to comply with this request; if he agrees, the information he provides will be used primarily for the following purposes:
 
* help the Company to ensure the relevance of its website by adapting the content to the personal needs of the user;
* help the Corporation to evaluate and improve its website by using the information collected to improve the content and interface, and help it to create new services;
* allow the Company, in forums and forums, to ensure compliance with the rules of decorum and the quality of exchanges;
* inform the user of any fact or event that may interest him.
5. If the user agrees to register, Gay Globe will not disclose this personal information to a third party, other than by combining it with information provided by other users, so that it will become it's impossible to identify a particular user. For example, the name and address of the user could not be disclosed, but we could announce that 62% of users of the site live in Montreal.

 
6. The user who prefers not to register nevertheless has access to most of the site. However, he can not access topics that require him to identify himself.

Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
References :
* Personal Information Protection and Documents Act
electronic
* Procedures for managing information and documents
* Records Retention Calendars Definitions:
The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act is defined as follows: An Act to facilitate and promote electronic commerce by protecting the personal information collected, used or disclosed in certain circumstances by providing for the use of electronic means to disclose or record information and transactions and to amend the Evidence Act in Canada, the Statutory Instruments Act and the Law Review Act. For the purposes of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act,
document means any piece of information, whatever its form and medium, including correspondence, note, book, plan, map, drawing, diagram, illustration or graphic, photograph, film, microform, sound recording, video recording or computerized , or any reproduction of these pieces of information;
personal information means any information about an identifiable individual, other than the name and title of an employee of an organization and the address and telephone number of his or her place of employment.
 
1. Statement of Policy
Gay Globe's policy is to manage the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with the standards set out in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. In certain circumstances, personal information may be collected, used or disclosed without the knowledge and consent of the individual. These exceptions include, but are not limited to, personal information collected:
* for legal, medical or security purposes;
* for the detection and prevention of fraud or for the application of the law;
* for journalistic, artistic or literary purposes.
1.1 Requirements
Gay Globe is required to comply with the requirements listed below unless the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act exempts it.
1. Responsibility Gay Globe is responsible for the personal information it manages and must appoint a Personal Information Management Coordinator to ensure compliance with the law by the Company. 2. Determining the Purposes for Collection of Information.The purposes for which personal information is collected must be determined by Gay Globe prior to or at the time of collection.3. Consent.Any person must be informed of, and consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information about them.4. Limiting Collection Gay Globe TV may collect only the personal information necessary for the purposes determined by it.5. Limitation of use, communication and conservation. Personal information must not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected unless the person concerned consents to it or is permitted by law. Personal information should be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the specified purpose.6. Accuracy Personal information must be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as the purpose for which it is intended.7. Safeguards Personal information must be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.8. Transparency Gay Globe must ensure that specific information about its policies and practices regarding the management of personal information is readily available to anyone. 9. Access to Personal Information Gay Globe must inform anyone who requests it of the existence of personal information about it, the use made of it and the fact that it has been disclosed to third parties, and allow him to consult them. It will also be possible to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to make the appropriate corrections. 10. Opportunity to complain about non-compliance Anyone should be able to complain about non-compliance with the principles outlined above by contacting the person (s) responsible for enforcing them in the process. Gay Globe.
1.2 Responsibility
* All employees of the Corporation who collect, retain or use personal information are required to ensure that the collection, use and disclosure of such information is conducted in accordance with this Policy and relevant procedures. * The Secretariat General is responsible for compliance with the law; it must establish procedures, guidelines and timelines for the implementation of this policy. * The Personal Information Management Coordinator is responsible for the Corporation's policies and practices regarding the management of personal information, and c. It is to him or her that complaints and requests for information must be addressed.
2. Application
* For questions regarding the interpretation and application of this policy, contact the Personal Information Management Coordinator.


The standards of the protection of personal information
The privacy provisions are based on CSA International's Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information, which was recognized as a national standard in 1996. This standard defines how organizations can collect, use and disclose information. and the right of individuals to have access to their personal information and to have it corrected if necessary. These principles, subject to certain exceptions, are set out in the Act and Gay Globe's Privacy Policy.
The ten principles set out in the Code are:
Responsibility
An organization is responsible for the personal information it manages and must designate one or more individuals to ensure compliance with the principles set out below.
Determining the Purposes of the Collection of Personal Information
The purposes for which personal information is collected must be determined by the organization before or at the time of collection.
Consent
Everyone must be aware of and consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information, except where inappropriate.
Limiting collection
The organization may collect only the personal information necessary for the identified purposes and must proceed in an honest and lawful manner.
Limitation of use, communication and conservation
Personal information must not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, unless the person concerned agrees or the law requires it. Personal information should only be retained for as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the specified purpose.
Accuracy
Personal information must be as accurate, complete and up-to-date as the purpose for which it is intended.
Security measures
Personal information must be protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information.
Transparency
An organization must ensure that specific information about its policies and practices regarding the management of personal information is readily available to all.
Access to personal information
An organization must inform any person who makes the request of the existence of personal information about it, the use that is made of it and the fact that it was communicated to third parties, and allow him to consult them. It will also be possible to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to make the appropriate corrections.

No personal information about the visitor is stored in our systems or in the cookies themselves. In some cases, a cookie may be used to record certain user preferences in a profile (for example, a city code to immediately display the weather forecast for that city). But under no circumstances will this information be linked to personal information.
You can also consult our Gay Globe privacy policy on this subject.