Security, Privacy and Legal Policies

Privacy

IQ Management Corporation “IQM” considers your privacy a high priority. This privacy statement explains what information IQM gathers from you through our web site and how we may use it. If you have any questions, please contact our webmaster inquiries@iqmanagement.ca

The only individualized information that IQM obtains about you through our web site is information you voluntarily supply. We will only use that information to fulfill the purpose for which it was supplied to us.

IQM may obtains non-individualized, generic information about your visit to our web site through the use of cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data which are sent by a web site to your web browser and are stored on your computer. Data derived from the cookies is aggregated and used by IQM for statistical tracking purposes. We use this information to understand general traffic patterns on our web site and to gauge and improve the web site’s effectiveness. The data is not used for individual identification and IQM in no way relates your personal information to these traffic pattern statistics.

If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you may configure your web browser to either request your specific acceptance of a cookie or disable cookies entirely. You will still be able to fully navigate our web site if you choose to refuse or disable cookies.

Legal Notice & Terms

Unless otherwise indicated, this Web Site and all information, text, graphics, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, images, sounds, links and all other items and other materials that we publish or otherwise display on the Site (collectively, the “Content”) and all text, HTML code,  scripts, graphics, button images, and the site design (collectively the “look and feel”) are copyrighted works exclusively owned by IQ Management Corporation or otherwise licensed to IQM by third parties who retain copyright ownership and are protected pursuant to Canadian and foreign copyright and trademark laws.

By accessing this Web Site, you agree to the following terms and conditions, which govern this Web Site:

This Web Site and the material on this Web Site may not be modified, copied, distributed, republished, downloaded, uploaded or commercially exploited in any manner without the prior written consent of IQ Management Corporation, except that you are permitted to download a copy of any of the materials on this Web Site on a single computer for personal non-commercial use, provided no copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices are removed. No intellectual property or other rights in or to this Web Site or its contents are transferred to you therein.

The information on this Web Site is provided solely for illustrative purposes and does not create any business, contractual or employment relationship with the reader.  You should consult with IQM or other professional advisors who are familiar with your specific facts and circumstances for professional advice before making any related business or technology decision.

ALL MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. IQ MANAGEMENT CORPORATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEB SITE AND THE RELATED MATERIAL ON THIS WEB SITE. IQM ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO WHETHER THE INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE ON THIS WEB SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETED OR CURRENT.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, IN NO EVENT SHALL IQ MANAGEMENT CORPORATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHER LOSSES OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER, EVEN IF IQ MANAGEMENT CORPORATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEB SITE OR THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE INCLUDING EXTERNALLY DERIVED BLOG POSTS.

The posting of any content or material to this Web Site and the creation of a link from this Web Site to any other Web Site are expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of IQ Management Corporation with exception to the contribution of the Blog posts.

Linked Sites

This site includes links to other sites which are not maintained by IQM. IQM is not responsible for the content or other links within those sites and makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content or accuracy of, opinions expressed in or other links provided by, such other sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites does not imply endorsement by IQM of the sites or any products or services referred to therein unless otherwise specified as a partner to IQM. IQM may terminate a link at any time. The terms of service and privacy policies applicable to such sites may be different from those applicable to this site. If you decide to access any third party site linked to this site, you do so entirely at your own risk and IQM shall have no liability for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such site.

Linking Policy

By linking to any page on this site, you hereby agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions as set forth below.

Except as provided below, IQM prohibits site caching, the use or posting of unauthorized hypertext links to this site therein and the framing of any content available through this site. You may link to this site only via the site’s home page (i.e., www.IQManagement.ca) or a designated gateway page therein. A gateway page is any page that is the first and primary page that serves as a starting point to a significant body of content related to IQM.

Links can be by text-only and may only read “IQM.” Images of the IQM logo can only be used for link purposes and can only be made with the express and formal written permission of IQM. Any requests for such permission or for permission to link to this site in a manner other than as permitted in the preceding paragraph should be addressed to IQM Webmaster for review and consideration.

By linking to this site, you acknowledge and agree that, other than as set forth herein; all rights to the IQM trademarks or service marks used on this site, the content appearing on this site and the design of this site belong to IQM therein.

You must not misrepresent your relationship with IQM or present false or misleading impressions about IQM today or in the future.  No links to an IQM Site may be used in a manner that implies or suggests that IQM approves or endorses you, your website or your goods and services (in all cases, except as IQM may have agreed separately with you in writing as a partner or supplier beforehand).

IQM shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your website, unless otherwise specified. You agree to indemnify and defend IQM against all claims arising out of or based upon your website today and in the future.

No link(s) may appear on any page on your website therein or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights therein.

IQM reserves the right at any time and in its sole-discretion to request that you remove or delete completely all links or any particular link to an IQM Site from your website.

This is not a license, but subject to your compliance with the above terms, IQM agrees to grant you use of the “IQM” name solely for the purpose of establishing a link therein to this site as permitted hereunder. Except for the limited permission to use the “IQM” name as set forth in this paragraph, you may not use any of IQM’ trademarks or service marks for any other purpose without the express written permission of IQM today or in the future. IQM may at any time, in its sole discretion, without cause, withdraw the permission granted herein to use the “IQM” name and your right to link to any pages on an IQM Site as set forth and outlined. In such event upon request, you agree to immediately remove all links to the relevant IQM Site therein and to cease using the “IQM” name for linking purposes immediately. Thereafter, any future links to an IQM Site will require the express written permission of IQM and will be enforceable. IQM reserves the right to amend these linking terms, conditions and details of these terms at any time. By continuing to link to a IQM Site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions therein, as well as other legal terms of use and conditions on the IQM Site, as amended from time to time within these terms and agreements.

Registration, newsletters, and alerts

By signing up for any of our newsletters or alerts, you agree to receive on occasion other correspondence from IQ Management or its agents. This type of information is shared externally only in anonymous, aggregated form for generalized user analysis or to enable third party agents to send e-mails to you on our behalf. You will be contacted by e-mail or otherwise only by IQ Management or it agents.

We ask for your personal or corporate e-mail address at registration. We will send an e-mail to this address to confirm your registration, if you opt in to any of our newsletters or alerts, and if you request that we contact you for any other reason. In addition, we may contact you regarding your account status. If you sign up to receive any of our newsletters, alerts, or surveys, you may on occasion receive other correspondence from IQ Management. Your e-mail address will not be shared with any third party other than an agent therein who has agreed to send e-mails on our behalf.

The Site may also include a feature that enables IQ Management to send links to its content through e-mail at our users’ request. The e-mail address(es) that you supply in connection with this service will be used only to send the requested content. They will not be stored or reused for any purpose.

Revisions

IQ Management Corporation reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting. Use of this Web Site following any such changes shall constitute acceptance of such changes.

Applicable Law

These policies are governed by the laws of Canada, and the Province of Alberta, without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof. If any part of these policies is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of remaining provisions.

Security

IQ Management has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally-identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized IQ Management personnel and third party vendors are provided access to personally-identifiable information, and these employees and vendors are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, IQ Management cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personally-identifiable information.

Transborder hosting and transfer of information

Personally-identifiable information collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to IQ Management offices or personnel, or to third parties, located throughout the world, and the Site may be viewed and hosted by IQ Management or its vendors anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have laws of general applicability regulating the use and transfer of such data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such trans-border transfer and hosting of such information.

As a Canadian company, IQ Management Corporation is focused on meeting specifically Canadian clients’ requirements for data governance and trans-border information sharing. Therefore, the IQM website is hosted in Canada and all web and email servers are located in Canada.

Minors

IQ Management understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy especially in an on-line www environment. The Site is not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger and IQ Management will not intentionally collect, maintain or keep information about anyone under this age.

Consent; changes to privacy policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy therein and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time as we see fit. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy online. This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 29th, 2012.

Contact our Privacy department

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us at IQ Management Corporation, at #109, 616 71st Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta Canada T2H 2R1.