Terms of use and Privacy Policy

This Terms of Use pertains to The Native Women’s Association of Canada’s (NWAC) National Apprenticeship Program (NAP) (Also referred to as “we” or “our”). By using this website, you agree to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This website is intended for Canadian residents only. The site provides information available about the NAP.

Summary of Our Collection, Use and Disclosure of your Personal Information

You are on a website that will collect, use or disclose personal information that you provide to us. An overview of how we collect, use and disclose your personal information is set out below.

What Personal Information is Collected?

Personal information means any information about an identifiable individual. The type of personal information that we collect from you include:

  • name
  • mailing address
  • personal and professional characteristics
  • email address
  • phone (or mobile number)
  • location
  • internet Protocol (IP) address
  • browsing history on our websites.

When is your Personal Information Collected?

Your personal information is collected when you voluntarily provide it to us (e.g. via registration or feedback forms), when you ask us specific questions, or when you use our websites. In some instances, we may collect your personal information in the course of you using our websites (e.g. your IP address or cookies may provide personal information as explained below).

How is Your Personal Information Used?

We will only collect, use, and disclose your personal information for the specific purposes that are identified to you. We will not use your personal information for the purposes other than those identified, and we will not keep your personal information for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) of collection or as required by law. Personal information that is no longer required to fulfil an identified purpose will be erased, destroyed or made anonymous except as may be provided by law.

Below are the reasons we collect your personal information as it pertains to this particular term of use:

  • To ensure you meet the requirements to register a user account on the website;
  • To collect information on or about the users and visitors to the website for the purpose of producing disaggregated data for the purposes of ameliorating marketing and advertising for the website and reporting requirements to the Government of Canada.

Consent & How to Withdraw your Consent

Whenever you submit personal information to us, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information for the NAP.

In some cases, we may automatically collect your personal information when you use our website. For example, your IP address or cookies contain information that could make you identifiable. In such a case, your use of our website means that you have provided your implied consent to the collection of that personal information.

How is Your Personal Information Shared?

The personal data and uses specified under this term may be shared with third parties engaged in the NAP. All third parties that we have engaged have appropriate safeguards in place to protect your personal information. Consult their websites for further information. Third parties may change over time and a current list is available to you upon request by contacting NWAC referencing these Terms of Use and detailing in what context your personal information was provided. It must be understood that we may not be able to provide certain services without the information collected.

Risk of Harm and other consequences

Should there be a privacy breach relating to the personal information that you provided to us, we will assess whether this breach creates a real risk of significant harm to you. If so, we will notify you and suggest steps to take to reduce to the risk of harm, if possible.

How Do You Access and Update Your Personal Information?

You can access, correct and delete your personal information by contacting us at nap-pna@nwac.ca.

How is Your Personal Information Protected?

NWAC uses a variety of measures to protect the personal information it collects, including physical, organizational and technological measures. Any personal information will be treated by NWAC in accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and applicable privacy laws. No data transmission over the internet or data storage system can be guaranteed as 100% secure. Any transmission is at your own risk.

Cookies & Other Device Identifiers

This site uses cookies and other device identifiers to improve your browsing experience. By using this site without changing your browser settings, you agree to the use of cookies or other device identifiers.