Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. The Centre for e-Democracy is committed to respecting your privacy through the protection of your personal information.

The objective of this policy is to promote responsible and transparent personal information management practices for this website in a manner consistent with the provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada). If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this policy, please exit from this website and do not disclose any personal information through this website.

Our policy for collecting, using, disclosing and protecting your personal information is as follows:

We collect and use your personal information provided through this website to administer our business and only for the purposes for which you provided it to us. We do not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties.

You may withdraw your consent at any time, provided that a reasonable notice of withdrawal of consent is provided to us and the withdrawal is in writing.

We maintain physical, electronic and organizational safeguards to protect your personal information. We continually review our policies and practices and monitor our computer networks to ensure the protection of your personal information.

Our site may use cookies to track general user trends and patterns. A cookie is a small piece of information that a website stores on your computer. Cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Cookies are retrieved automatically whenever you return and some of their contents are stored in log files that are then used to generate periodic statistical reports. These reports help us to evaluate and improve our website by tracking global indicators such as the total number of visitors, total pages viewed, most popular documents retrieved, etc. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to alert you when one is being sent. For additional information on cookies, see the Help instructions on your browser.

We may also collect other information that, alone, cannot be used to identify users through this website, such as anonymous survey responses, IP addresses, Internet tags and navigational data.

Our site may contain links to other sites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all websites you visit.

If you wish to withdraw your consent, request access to or correct your personal information, or have any questions about the Centre for e-Democracy’s privacy policy, please contact us at

This privacy policy is subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to check this policy for changes and updates.