Privacy Policy

(Last Updated on June 28, 2017)

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (Atlantic Region) (as follows “WISEatlantic,”  “we,” or “our”) operates (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. WISEatlantic is committed to providing our visitors with a website that respects their privacy.


The WISEatlantic website does not gather personal information from you (i.e. name, phone number or email address) unless you provide it voluntarily in an online form or email. WISEatlantic and/or their employees will only use this information for the explicit purpose for which it was given. We will not sell, rent or share your personal information with anyone.


WISEatlantic considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. WISEatlantic may use cookies to help to identify and track visitors, their usage of the Site, and their website access preferences. WISEatlantic visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Site, with the drawback that certain features of the Site may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


WISEatlantic subscribes to Google Analytics which analyses data collected by our web servers about the number of visitors to our website, length of stay, pages visited, referring site (if any), general geographic location and the type of browser used (desktop, mobile and operating system). The information collected informs continuous improvement efforts to better the experience of those who visit us online. WISEatlantic makes no attempt to link the aggregate data collected with personal information of individual visitors.


WISEatlantic does not control any third party website(s) and is therefore not responsible for the content of any linked website(s) or any link contained in any linked website(s). WISEatlantic provides such links only as a convenience, and the inclusion in this website of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation, or verification of the linked website(s) or information contained therein.


Although most changes are likely to be minor, WISEatlantic may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. WISEatlantic encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


By using WISEatlantic’s website, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.