Privacy Statement

IPMS Ottawa is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the IPMS Ottawa Web Site and governs data collection and usage. By using the IPMS Ottawa Web Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

The IPMS Ottawa Web Site may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. IPMS Ottawa may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal/ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

The IPMS Ottawa Web Site may also collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. If collected, this information may be used by IPMS Ottawa for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the IPMS Ottawa Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally-identifiable information or personally sensitive data through IPMS Ottawa public message boards or discussion forums, that information may be collected and used by others.

IPMS Ottawa encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from IPMS Ottawa so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use, and share your information. IPMS Ottawa is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the IPMS Ottawa group of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

The IPMS Ottawa Web Site may collect and use your personal information to operate the IPMS Ottawa Web Site and/to deliver the services you have requested. IPMS Ottawa may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinions.

IPMS Ottawa does not sell, rent or lease its IPMS customer lists to third parties.

IPMS Ottawa keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within IPMS Ottawa, in order to determine what IPMS Ottawa services and/or pages on its group of Web sites are the most popular.

IPMS Ottawa Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on IPMS Ottawa or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of IPMS Ottawa; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of IPMS Ottawa, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The IPMS Ottawa Web Site may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize IPMS Ottawa pages, or register with IPMS Ottawa Web Site or services, a cookie helps IPMS Ottawa to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information. When you return to the same IPMS Ottawa Web Site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the IPMS Ottawa features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the IPMS Ottawa services or Web sites you visit.

Changes to this Statement

IPMS Ottawa reserves the right to update this Statement of Privacy.

Contact Information

IPMS Ottawa welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that IPMS Ottawa has not adhered to this Statement, please contact IPMS Ottawa at