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Privacy Policy

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The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation recognizes the importance of privacy to users of its website ( We are committed to offering a website that respects user privacy and adherers to legislative requirements with respect to privacy.

Collection and Use of Personal Information
We may collect, store, and use the name, email address, phone number, and other details of your inquiry or communications you provide us with by filling out a contact or inquiry form on our websites. By submitting the information, you are consenting to our use of this information in accordance with this policy until you revoke your consent in writing.

If we collect personal information as defined by Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“Personal Information”), we do so in accordance with Canadian privacy laws, and ensure that all third parties (such as service providers) who have contact with your user data have promised to comply with those laws as well.

We may use Personal Information to:

  1. administer our programs
  2. respond to your inquiries
  3. communicate with you for the purposes described in the “Use of Cookies & Tracking Technologies” section below
  4. inform you of other services available through the Siminovitch Theatre Foundation
  5. send you surveys regarding current program or new programs that we are considering offering
  6. communicate information and offers to you
  7. understand and analyze our user needs, and preferences

The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation will not sell or rent a user’s personal information obtained through the website to any other organization, and will never willfully disclose any personally specific details to a third party. The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation will give you notice and obtain your consent before using or disclosing your Personal Information for any purpose that is not described in this Policy.

The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation may collect information about your visit to, as described in the “Use of Cookies & Tracking Technologies” section below. By using or accessing our websites, you consent to us collecting and using this information in accordance with this policy.

Use of Cookies & Tracking Technologies
The Siminovitch Prize Foundation uses cookies and other similar tracking technologies to gather information about your visit to, distinguish you from other visitors, and to measure the effectiveness or performance of our websites and advertising.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website in order to remember information about your browsing history or your device when you return to that website.

The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation may collect the following information about your visit to your Internet Protocol (IP) address and the general geographic location associated with your IP address (known as IP geolocation), your network provider, information about your computer or mobile device such as your device model or browser type, the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from www.siminovitchprize.comw, the date, time and duration of your visit, whether you are a first time or returning visitor, content you viewed and searched you’re your mouse scrolls, clicks, keystrokes entered, recorded images such as forms you populated, and your interests and demographics. The Siminovitch Prize Foundation uses third party analytics to create reports and statistics on visits to our websites.

You may disable cookies in your browser settings and clear your cache of previously installed cookies. In addition to disabling cookies, you may also install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, which prevents Google Analytics from collecting information about your website visits.

Retention period of your Personal Information
We’ll not retain your Personal Information longer than necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). How long we retain your Personal Information depends on the type of data and the purpose for which we process your data.

Changes to this Policy
The Siminovitch Theatre Foundation encourages you to periodically review this Policy. The date that this Policy was last updated will appear at the top of the Policy. Your continued use of our website after updated terms are posted will constitute your agreement to the updated terms.

No Liability for Third Parties
We disclaim any and all liability for the acts, omissions, and conduct of any third party. Under no circumstances will we, our employees, officers, directors, agents, licensors, or their respective successors and assigns, be liable to you for any injury, loss, damage, or expense arising in any manner whatsoever from:

  1. the acts, omissions, or conduct of any third party; or
  2. any access, use, reliance upon, or inability to use any third party materials, content, goods, or services located at, or made available at, our websites, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise. The limitations in this section apply even if we knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.

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