CIC Website (“Site”). This Policy describes the types of personal information we collect on the Site, how
that information may be used, with whom we it may be shared, and the rights and choices that may be
Manually Provided Information
You may manually provide personal information, such as your name, company name, address, phone
number, and email address on the CIC Site. This information may be provided to register to receive
news, alerts, and publications from CIC. You may also be able to provide comments to CIC blogs, whic
adds personal comments to the personal information described previously. Also, our Contact form has
fields in which you may provide personal information and also questions and/or comments.
This Manually Provided information that you provide on our Site may be used for internal purposes,
including site administration, market research, and data analytics. Additionally, the information
collected may be used to protect us against and prevent fraud, claims and other liabilities and to comply
with or enforce applicable legal requirements, and our policies and terms. Similarly, it may be used to
protect, exercise, or defend our legal rights, or when we are required to do so by a law that applies to
Automatically Collected Information
Certain information is collected automatically when you visit our Site. This information includes how
many users visit our Site and the pages accessed. This information is used so we can optimize the use of
our Site for our visitors. We collect this information through various means such as “cookies,” “webbeacons” and IP addresses.
Analytics may be used to create statistical reports. These reports would provide visitor counts, page
clicks, and geographic regions for our visitors. This may include your IP address, the website from which
you visited us, the type of device you used and your search query that led you to the Site. Traffic
information on our Site is accessed only by authorized personnel. We do not use any of this information
to directly identify visitors and we do not share it with third parties. We process personal information
for these purposes because we have a legitimate interest in understanding how our Site is used. Our Site
is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers.
CIC does not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose personal information submitted by site visitors
pursuant to legal process, (ii) in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other
government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical
harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all
or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable
efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information you have provided through this
How Personal Information is Protected
CIC maintains administrative, technical and physical safeguards for the Site designed to protect against
loss, misuse or unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the personal information wecollect through our Site.
CIC will keep your personal information for the time period necessary to achieve the purposes outlined
requirements under applicable law.
Subject to applicable law, Site visitors have the right to request access to and rectification of the
personal information we maintain, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal
information, or to object to that processing on grounds relating to your particular situation.
In addition, you may have the right to request that your personal information be deleted in certain
circumstances provided by applicable law. Subject to applicable law, where technically feasible, upon
written request and verifiable identification, we will provide you with a copy of your personal
information in a structured and commonly used format. Please contact CIC to exercise these rights. You
may lodge a complaint with a data protection authority if you are not satisfied with our response.
If you have any questions about our information practices, please contact us by email at