The Real Property Institute of Canada is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its members, partners, employees, volunteers, and other stakeholders. During the course of our various activities, we gather and use personal information. Any information that is collected will be protected. In addition, RPIC’s use of such information is subject to consent from the user.

1. Introduction

We only collect personal information by fair and lawful means. The information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, contact information, membership and event registration history, and credit card information.

2. Identifying Purposes

We collect, use, and disclose Personal Information to provide you with the product or service you have requested and to offer you additional products and services we believe you might be interested in. In certain circumstances, the purposes for which information is collected may be clear, and consent may be implied, such as where your name, address and payment information is provided as part of the order process. More specifically, we may request your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • Electronic mailings to invite users to register for RPIC events;
  • Electronic mailings to provide information about upcoming events; and
  • Electronic mailings of the RPIC newsletter

3. Consent

Knowledge and consent are required for the collection, use, or disclosure of Personal Information except where required or permitted by law. Providing us with your Personal Information is always your choice. However, your decision not to provide certain information may limit our ability to provide you with our products or services. We will not require you to consent to the collection, use, or disclosure of information as a condition to the supply of a product or service, except as required to be able to supply the product or service.

4. Disclosure

RPIC does not sell, license, trade or rent your personal information to or with third parties for marketing or other purposes.

The RPIC website may offer links to other third party websites such as those of our event sponsors and exhibitors. You should be aware that operators of linked websites may use cookies or other means to collect your personal information. RPIC is not responsible for how any third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information.

5. Safeguarding Customer Information

Personal Information will be protected by security safeguards that are appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information. We take all reasonable precautions to protect your Personal Information from any loss or unauthorized use, access or disclosure.

6. Cookies

We may use cookies to improve our website’s functionality and in some cases, to provide visitors with a customized online experience. Cookies are widely used and most web browsers are configured initially to accept cookies automatically. You may change your Internet browser settings to prevent your computer from accepting cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie so that you may decline its acceptance.

7. Concerns and Questions

You may direct any questions or enquiries with respect to our privacy policy or our practices to [email protected].