Like most website operators, Forward Thinking collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Forward Thinking’s purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand Forward Thinking’s visitors’ use of its Website. From time to time, Forward Thinking may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its Website.
Forward Thinking also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.ftpsych.ca blog posts. Forward Thinking only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Forward Thinking’s Website choose to interact with Forward Thinking in ways that require Forward Thinking to gather personally-identifying information (collectively and individually, “Personal Information”. The amount and type of information that Forward Thinking gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for our newsletter at https://www.ftpsych.ca to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Forward Thinking discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Forward Thinking’s behalf or to provide services available at Forward Thinking ’s Website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Forward Thinking’s Website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Forward Thinking will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Forward Thinking discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Forward Thinking believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Forward Thinking, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.ftpsych.ca and have supplied your email address, Forward Thinking may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Forward Thinking and our products. We primarily use our newsletter to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Forward Thinking shall take commercially reasonable steps to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Forward Thinking may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Forward Thinking may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Forward Thinking does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Forward Thinking uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.