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PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: March 1, 2024

This Privacy Policy describes the ways in which Personal Information about individuals (“Users”) who use this website (the “Website” and/or “Service”) may be collected, stored, and used by Fusion MD and its partner, Society for Continuing Professional Health Education (SCOPE) Canada (collectively, “we,” “our,” or “us”). By using this Website, or by otherwise providing us with Personal Information (as defined below), you are consenting to our collection, use, and disclosure of this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, or our practices with regard to your personal information, please contact us using the information provided below.

If you do not agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information in this way, please do not use the Website or provide us with Personal Information. Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what we do with the information we collect.

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Information Collection and Use

As you browse the Website, it collects a log file, the IP address of User’s computer, and other standard tracking data we use to evaluate Website traffic and usage patterns. Such information is aggregated with tracking data from all Website users. We may use the information to personalize the Website according to User’s preferences and to evaluate products and services we may offer to Users in the future.

Some portions of this Website may require you to give us personally identifiable information, such as your name, job title, company, physical mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone and fax numbers (“Personal Information”). If you complete online forms or engage with the Website in ways that require personal information, such as purchasing a SCOPE Canada membership through a payment processing platform (e.g., PayPal), any information provided in such communications may be collected as Personal Information. This Personal Information is used solely for the purpose of facilitating the service you requested, such as purchasing a membership, and communicating with you regarding the event details and updates.

 

 

Contact Information for Privacy Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices regarding your personal information, please contact us at:

  • Email: compliance@fusionmdnetwork.com

  • Mailing Address: Compliance – Fusion MD Medical Science Network Inc.388 rue St-Jacques, suite 900, Montréal, QC, H2Y 1S1

We encourage you to reach out with any questions or concerns regarding your personal information and our privacy practices.

 

Information Sharing

We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

We may process or share your data that we hold based on the following legal basis:

Legal Obligations
We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).

More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations: Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third-party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Services, which will enable them to collect data on our behalf about how you interact with our Services over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, pages or features, and better understand online activity. Unless described in this notice, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

Business Partners
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products or services.

Other Users
When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, contributions or other content to the Services) or otherwise interact with public areas of the services, such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly available outside the Services in perpetuity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our Services, and view your profile.

We only share information with the following categories of third-party services.

If we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us at compliance@fusionmdnetwork.com.

 

Cloud computing Services

Data Backup and Security
Google Drive Backup and Microsoft 365

Web and Mobile Analytics
Google Analytics

PayPal

Retention of Personal Information

Your Personal Information is processed and kept for no more than 5 years

 

Requesting Access and Withdrawing Consent

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time or request access to and/or correct the Personal Information that we have on file about you, subject to any legal restrictions. To revoke consent or request access, please email us at compliance@fusionmdnetwork.com.

You understand that your Personal Information already collected and/or disclosed before you revoked consent will be retained. If you chose not to consent, or if you revoke your consent at a later time, we will no longer be able to provide you with services through the Website that rely on the use of your Personal Information.

Cookies

A 'cookie' is a bit of data sent by a website through the browser to the computer of the User visiting the website and enables the website to return the results the browser expects. We use temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to the Website are smooth and customized for the User. Such cookies allow us to provide a User's browser with information tailored to the User’s role and/or assigned tasks and needs. We also use permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a User’s computer after the User leaves the Website.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent the Website from functioning properly and you may not be able to fully use all of the Website’s features and information.

Notification of Changes

We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Website. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. As of the effective date listed at the top of this policy, no previous versions of this policy will be in effect.

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