Privacy

ASCHA wants your experience using the online housing directory to be a positive one. We respect the privacy of the housing providers posting listings on this site, their clients and those who use this service. We have ensured that there are systems in place for securely managing your Personal Information. We want you to be aware of the information that is collected, how we use and disclose it, what your options are, and how we are safeguarding this information. "Personal Information" is any information in part or in combination that can be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number.

“The Service” is any component, activity, usage or provision available on the Housing Directory.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We collect Personal Information when you:

  • register to use the online directory
  • process any transactions
  • verify ASCHA membership
  • use the directory
  • communicate with us

We also collect anonymous information that allows us to monitor the usage of the site, statistics, cookies, and similar technologies that may include links to the websites of third parties.
By using The Service, submitting a registration or registering as a user, you authorize ASCHA to gather, parse, retain, use, and disclose information to provide the service you have indicated through your online registration, unless we are notified otherwise.

Registration. To post listings on The Service you may need to provide Personal Information, such as your name, company name, email address, and password. You may also provide other optional information.

Using the Service. We collect information you post through the Service. For example, when individuals sign in, post a photograph, or connect with a company listed on the site, the directory will collect the information in such submissions, including any Personal Information.

Making Payments. When you make payment, your financial account information, such as your credit card number, will be collected by our third-party payment processors. We do not collect or store such financial account information, but we may receive information from our payment processor about the payment, such as the date and time of payment.

Social Plug-Ins. The Service may allow you to use social media plug-ins, including posting Youtube videos or hyperlinks. The social media plug-ins collect information about you, such as your IP address, when you use them. The privacy policies of the social media services, and not this Privacy Information, apply to any data collected by the social media plug-ins.

Customer Support. ASCHA may collect Personal Information through your communications with us, or any necessary communications with you related to successful operations of The Service.

Cookies and Similar Technology
ASCHA and our third party service providers, such as advertising networks and analytics service providers, may collect anonymous information automatically through the use of “cookies” and similar technology. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive to collect information about your activities on our Website.
Cookies do not contain any Personal Information. We use cookies to collect and store information for statistical purposes, including browsing and Service usage activity, and to improve the services we provide. For example, if you are a registered user, we will use a cookie to save your settings.. Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies from websites or to remove cookies from your hard drive. If you choose to do this, you may not be able to access or use portions of the Website.

INFORMATION USE
We use Personal Information to:

  • improve The Service
    (we strive to improve the web tool through feedback we receive from you, as well as statistical information collected through cookies)
  • communicate with you
    (we do this through email, and occasionally by phone if email does not yield response)
  • improve customer service
    (we require your information to effectively respond to service requests and support needs)
  • promote businesses and housing providers/services
    (we may occasionally provide the contact information of a service provider or business that can assist you in meeting your needs)
  • process transactions
    (this will not be sold, exchanged, transferred or given to any other company other than for express purpose of The Service)
  • send periodic emails

INFORMATION DISCLOSURES
We may share your information:

  • with third party companies and partners who assist us with the provision of The Service
  • to connect users of The Service;
  • to comply with legal obligations;
  • to protect and defend our rights and property; and
  • with your permission.

We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission. We may share anonymous information for marketing and advertising purposes.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We respect children’s privacy. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect or maintain Personal Information from minors. No part of The Service is directed at children under the age of 18. IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18, DO NOT SUBMIT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION. Children should request the assistance of a parent or guardian if they wish to use The Service. If you learn that your child has provided ASCHA with Personal Information without your consent, you may alert us ascha@ascha.com. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child, information will be removed and the account will be deleted.

INTERNATIONAL
You acknowledge that ASCHA is located in Alberta Canada and, accordingly, your information may be transferred to, processed, and stored in Canada and that the Canadian government, courts or law enforcement may be able to obtain your information through Canadian law.

INFORMATION SECURITY
We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us. We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.
Please note that email is not encrypted and is not considered a secure means of transmitting credit card numbers or other sensitive information. ASCHA will NEVER ask for sensitive information via email.
By using The Service or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Service. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Service or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at ascha@ascha.com.

YOUR CHOICES
You may review, correct, or delete your Personal Information through the Service. If you have registered with us, you will be able to view and modify information contained in your personal profile. You may also contact us to remove any Personal Information from our database.

COMPLIANCE WITH CANADA’S ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION (“CASL”)
You may be asked to provide your Personal Information to opt-in to receive emails from ASCHA or The Service. You can unsubscribe at any time from these commercial electronic messages by using the “unsubscribe link” located in the email, or by contacting us ascha@ascha.com or by mail at RE: Administrative Assistant, 9711 47 Ave. Edmonton, AB T6E 5M7, or by calling us at 780-439-6473.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY AND QUESTIONS
This Policy may be amended, from time to time. If the information here changes, ASCHA will post those changes and revise the “Last Updated” date at the bottom on this page.
If you have questions about this Policy, please contact us at ascha@ascha.com , or by mail, Attn: Information & Administration Coordinator, ASCHA 9711 47 Ave. Edmonton, AB T6E 5M7