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NRD INFO Privacy Statement

Last updated: July 4, 2014


Privacy Commitment

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) maintains this web site (the “Web Site”) and the information it contains for and on behalf of the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) as a non-commercial public service, for information and educational purposes only. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information when you visit this site to browse for information, make an inquiry, or conduct business with us.

The OSC may modify this Privacy Statement from time to time. The OSC will notify you of any such modifications by posting such modifications on the Web Site, and you agree to be bound by such terms as are in effect at the time you access and use the Web Site. This Privacy Statement was last updated on the date shown above.


Our Personal Information Practices

The OSC, on behalf of the Regulators, will only collect, use, or disclose your information in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Securities Act. We will only collect personal information from you if it is needed to provide you with online services or products that you have requested.


Use of Cookies

When you visit this Web Site, we collect a limited amount of statistical information that does not personally identify you. We may use both session and persistent cookies, which are small files that are created by a Web Site, sent to your browser, and stored on the hard drive of your computer. A session cookie expires after you leave the Web Site whereas a persistent cookie remains until it expires.

Cookies are used to make it more convenient for you to move around the Web Site when you visit that site; for example, they can remember your web viewing preferences such as choice of language or accessibility options. They can also assist us in monitoring traffic patterns so that Web Site content and design can be improved for visitors.

Cookies do not personally identify you but, if you prefer, you are able to visit this Web Site with cookies disabled.


Other Ways to Contact Us

If you prefer not to use this Web Site because of concerns about the disclosure of your information via the Internet, you may still contact us by telephone, fax, regular mail, or in person.


External Sites

This Web Site may link to other web sites that are created and maintained by other public and private sector organizations. Although these links are provided for your information and convenience, you should be aware that the privacy policies and the manner in which these organizations use personal information may differ from the OSC. Therefore, you should refer to the privacy policy or statement that may be contained on such a site.