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Privacy Policy

Respecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information is important to Own the Podium ("OTP"). This website Privacy Policy explains how OTP collects, uses and discloses your personal information on the OTP website (the "Website"). The purpose of this Policy is to make visitors to this Website aware of how OTP protects the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information.


This Website is governed by the laws of the province of Alberta and Canada. By using this Website, you agree that your use of this Website is subject to the jurisdiction of Alberta and Canada. You are responsible for informing yourself of the laws of the jurisdiction and complying with those laws.

What is personal information?

Personal information is information about an identifiable individual, not including business contact information i.e. information that would allow an individual to be contacted at their place of business, or work product information. For example, personal information includes such things as your name, date of birth, personal e-mail address, credit card information and other financial information about you.

What are the purposes for collection, use and disclosure of personal information?

OTP collects, uses and discloses your personal information with your knowledge and consent and only for purposes that we have identified prior to or at the time we collect the information. Some of the purposes for which OTP may collect, use and disclose your personal information on this Website are:

• To facilitate communication with you
• To grant you/enable you to access certain special features or areas of the Website
• To make available to you through the Website certain services
• To permit you to subscribe to an E-mail List to receive updates on the OTP initiative
• To administer the "E-mail-to-a-Friend" function of the Website
• To announce special events
• To advise you of changes to our Website

OTP will not sell, trade, lend or otherwise voluntarily disclose to any third parties any personal information that you have provided to us for any purpose not identified under this Privacy Policy. OTP may share your personal information with third parties to assist us to administer activities on this Website, such as for website administration and maintenance of data processing, to our professional advisors or otherwise for legitimate and reasonable purposes for which we have obtained your prior consent.

In certain circumstances, OTP may disclose your personal information to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information or where we have reasonable grounds to believe the information could be used in the investigation of an unlawful activity, or to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel production of information or to comply with court rules regarding a production of records and information, or to our own legal counsel.

When you provide OTP with your personal information, such as to sign up to receive e-mails about our activities, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information for these purposes in accordance with the principles that are outlined in the Privacy Policy.
If you have given us your consent, you may at any time withdraw your consent upon giving us reasonable notice.

Email List

The Website allows you to provide us with your e-mail address in order that we may send you information and updates about the OTP initiative. In order to administer the E-mail List we will collect your e-mail address, your role in sport and interests.

Links to other sites

This Website contains links to other small websites. When you click on of those links, you are contacting another internet resource. OTP has no responsibility or liability for, or control over those websites, or internet resources or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information. Please refer to the privacy policy and terms of use contained in any linked site you choose to go to, and familiarize yourself with that website's terms and conditions of use.

How do we protect your personal information?

The Website endeavours to maintain appropriate procedural and technological measures and storage facilities to prevent any unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information. We exercise care in the secure transmission of your information, however no transmission of information over the internet is one hundred percent secure. We cannot guarantee that information disclosed through the internet cannot be intercepted by third parties.

Contacting us about your privacy

You may request access to your personal information and information about our collection, use and disclosure of information by contacting us at info@ownthepodium2010.comThis email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it . OTP attempts to keep records as accurate and complete as possible. You can help us maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying us of any changes to your personal information. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you may contact the following address: info@ownthepodium2010.comThis email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it.

This Privacy Policy may be changed from time to time at our sole discretion and without any prior notice. New versions of this Privacy Policy will be posted here. Your continued use of this Website, subsequent to any changes to the Privacy Policy, will signify that you consent to OTP's collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the revised Privacy Policy.

This version has been in effect since October, 2009

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