Paint for Change

Privacy Policy

By Paint for Change

Please also see the Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct.

Welcome to paintforchange.com ("The Site"). This site is powered by The Citizens Media ("CM"). "CM" provides users a means of accessing and creating on-line resources, including communications tools, online forums, personalized content, and programming through its network of sites (the "Service"). CM, is a service offered by ISOS Media Ltd.

This document sets out the privacy policies and practices for all sites powered by CM, with respect to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information in with connection). By visiting paintforchange.com, you agree that your use of the Site, and any dispute over your privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy may be updated by CM giving reasonable notice of the revised terms (including by email or by posting on the Site), and this Privacy Policy may be supplemented or modified by agreements entered into between CM and an individual from time-to-time.

  1. Personal Information.
    In this Privacy Policy, "Personal Information" means any information about an identifiable individual, as defined under applicable Canadian laws.

  2. Collection and Use of Personal Information.
    CM collects Personal Information from you when you subscribe for services or products, and may from time to time collect additional Personal Information in the course of providing such products and services. CM uses such Personal Information as is reasonably required to process your registration for the Site and to provide services and products to you.

    Contact information that you provide to CM may be used to contact you in connection with the Site. For example, depending on which services you have subscribed to and which privacy preferences you have indicated to CM, we may use your contact information to provide periodic newsletters or to provide notices regarding changes to the Site or regarding new services or products.

    This Site allows you to publish Personal Information about yourself and others, including videos and photos. By publishing your Personal Information on such pages, you consent to the publication of such Personal Information. By publishing Personal Information about another individual, you represent that you have, where required by applicable privacy laws, obtained the consent of such individuals to publish such information.

    CM collects demographic and profile data in connection with the Site and uses such data to tailor each visitor's experience at the Site, showing the user content in which CM thinks you might be interested, and displaying the content according to your preferences.

    CM may use Personal Information for additional purposes that may be identified at or before the time that the information is collected.

  3. Disclosure of Personal Information.
    CM will not use or disclose Personal Information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required or permitted by law. CM may disclose Personal Information as follows:
    1. to third party service providers and to affiliated entities in order to carry out work on behalf of CM;
    2. to law enforcement agencies for the purposes of investigating fraud or other offences;
    3. to legal, financial, insurance, and other advisors or in connection with the sale, reorganization, or management of all or part of its business or operations; and
    4. as consented to by you from time to time, including to fulfill any other purposes that are identified when the Personal Information is collected.


  4. Cookies and IP Addresses.
    CM uses your IP address to help identify you and your subscription, gather broad demographic information about our users, diagnose problems with our systems, and administer the Site. The Site is entitled to use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, according to your preferences, and to save your password so that you are not required to re-enter it while you use the Site.

  5. Links.
    The Site contains links to other websites. CM is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites, including those of CM's advertisers. Please ensure you review the privacy policies of the websites that you visit.

  6. Archiving and Storage.
    All CM postings may be stored in our database, even after deletion from the Site. Our web logs and other records may be stored indefinitely. In addition, search engines and other sites not affiliated with CM may cache or archive postings from CM, and may make such postings available for viewing on their sites. CM assumes no responsibility for Content cached or archived by third parties.

  7. Security.
    CM protects against the loss, misuse, and alteration of Personal Information with security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. However, it is possible that any information transmitted via the Internet may be intercepted by unknown third parties.

  8. Opt-Out.
    When appropriate, users of the Site are given the opportunity to
    1. opt-out of receiving communications from us,
    2. remove their Personal Information from our records, or
    3. elect to no longer receive services from us.
    If you wish to opt-out of receiving further communications, please contact CM's privacy officer (the "Privacy Officer") by email or phone using the contact information provided below.

  9. Corrections of Personal Information.
    You may contact the Privacy Officer to modify or correct any of your Personal Information that is under our control in relationship to use of the Site and Services. You may also direct a written complaint regarding compliance with this Privacy Policy to the Privacy Officer and, within a reasonable time upon receiving the written complaint, the Privacy Officer will conduct an investigation into the matter. Within a reasonable time of concluding the investigation, the Privacy Officer will inform you whether the complaint will be allowed or denied. If the Privacy Officer allows the complaint, CM will take appropriate measure necessary to rectify the source of the complaint.

  10. Contact Us.
    If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, CM's privacy practices in connection with this Site, or CM's collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your Personal Information in connection with this Site, please contact the Privacy Officer as follows: privacy@thecitizensmedia.com.

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