Last Revised: April 25, 2016
1. Your Consent
2. How AMS Collects Personal Information
(a) Direct Collection
You may voluntarily provide your personal information to AMS, including when you subscribe to AMS’ mailing list. In those circumstances, you can choose not to provide certain requested personal information, but then you may not be able to access or use certain features offered by AMS.
(b) Websites, Cookies and Other Technologies
AMS’ website may automatically collect certain non-personal information regarding your use of the website, such as the dates and times you access the website, the browsers, operating systems and devices you use to access the website, the website pages you access, and the referring and exit website pages. AMS may use that non-personal information for various purposes, including to administer and improve the website and AMS’ services.
AMS’ website may also use “cookies” and other similar technologies, such as web beacons, pixel or gif tags, and action tags. Those technologies collect information that assist AMS to improve its services and to provide communications to you. AMS may use information collected through cookies and similar technologies to recognize you as a user of AMS’ website, track your use of the website, offer personalized web page content and information, and otherwise facilitate and improve your website experience. AMS may use web beacons, pixel or gif tags, and action tags to confirm that email messages have been delivered to and opened by you.
You may choose to decline or disable cookies if your web browser permits, but doing so may affect your ability to access or use certain features of AMS’ websites.
3. How AMS Uses Personal Information
AMS uses your personal information for various purposes, including to correspond and provide you with communications, services and information regarding AMS and to develop, deliver, and improve AMS’ services.
4. How AMS Discloses Personal Information
(b) Legal Disclosures
AMS may disclose personal information about you in order to: (1) protect the legal rights, interests, remedies privacy, safety, property, business or operations of AMS or its employees, agents, contractors or the public; (2) protect the safety and security of visitors to our website or other properties; (3) protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes; (4) respond to inquiries or requests from legal authorities; (5) respond to an emergency; (6) comply with the law or legal process; (8) or as otherwise required under all applicable legislation.
(c) Service Providers
In the event AMS transfers or intends to transfer personal information to a service provider outside of Canada, AMS will provide notification at the time of collection of personal information or when the information is transferred. Where personal information is located outside of Canada, it is subject to the laws of that jurisdiction.
5. Retention, Location and Protection of Personal Information
AMS employs reasonable safeguards, including administrative, physical and technical security and safeguarding measures and solutions, appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information in AMS’ possession or under AMS’ control in order to protect the information from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, disposal or similar risks.
6. Deletion of Personal Information
7. Accuracy and Access to Personal Information
AMS will rely on you to ensure that your personal information is as accurate, complete and up to date as necessary for the purposes of the products and services that AMS provides to you. You will promptly notify AMS of any changes to your personal information by using the contact information noted below.
You may request access to your personal information and information about AMS’ collection, use, disclosure, retention and deletion of your personal information by submitting a written request to AMS using the contact information noted below. Subject to applicable exceptions and limitations prescribed by applicable law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information within a reasonable time and you will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of your personal information and to have it amended as appropriate.
8. Non-Personal Information
AMS may create, collect or use personal information to create non-personal information (information that is not about an identifiable individual), and AMS may then use, disclose, transfer and retain the non-personal information for any purpose and in any manner whatsoever.
9. Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed solely by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and applicable federal laws of Canada. Any dispute between AMS and you or any other person arising from, connected with or relating to the Website, this Agreement or any related matters must be resolved before the Courts of the Province of Ontario sitting in the City of Toronto.
10. Other Matters
(b) Users under 18 years of age: AMS does not knowingly collect personal information from or relating to users who are under 18 years of age without the consent of the users’ parent or legal guardian. AMS expects parents to supervise and monitor their children’s disclosure of personal information. Please immediately contact AMS using the contact information noted below if you believe that AMS has unintentionally collected personal information from a user under 18 years of age without the consent of the user’s parent or legal guardian. If AMS learns that it has inadvertently collected the personal information of a user under 18 years of age without appropriate consent, AMS will use reasonable efforts to delete that information from its systems (except to the extent that retention of the personal information is required or permitted by applicable law).
(d) Unsubscribing to Messages: You may unsubscribe from AMS’ commercial electronic messages by using the applicable self-service unsubscribe procedure (for example, by clicking an unsubscribe link in an email) or by contacting AMS using the contact information noted below.