CII Website Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Critical Infrastructure Institute (CII). This privacy policy tells you how we use personal information collected at this site. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you are accepting the practices described in this privacy policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

Note: The privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this website only. If you link to other web sites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

CII 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 CII website and governs data collection and usage.

By using the CII website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, such as adding you to one of our mailing lists.

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

Cookies

The CII website uses "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 CII pages, or register with CII, a cookie helps to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same CII site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the CII 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 services or web sites you visit. This site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology is useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site, and understanding how visitors use the site. Cookies can also help customize the site for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when:

    1.) permitted or required by law; or,

    2.) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or,

    3.) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.



Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and newsletters from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

By e-mail: peter@ci-institute.com

By Phone: 613-236-3333

CII reserves the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted.

Copyright 2011 Critical Infrastructure Institute

 

  1. Terms & Conditions

    Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern the Critical Infrastructure Institute’s relationship with you concerning this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

    The term ‘Critical Infrastructure Institute’ or ‘CII’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is in Ottawa, ON. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

    The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:


    The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
    Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

    This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

    Any trademarks which may be reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

    Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

    From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Cancellation Policy

Course purchases are final once you have received your Enrolment Key. Should you have an emergency that prevents you from completing the selected course, please contact the VP, Critical Infrastructure Institute. Refunds are at the discretion of the CII.