Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information that is collected when you visit the Entomological Society of Canada (ESC) site. Personally identifiable information is defined as information that can be used to identify you and/or contact you. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that this site does not own or control, or to people that this site does not employ or manage. Your personally identifiable information will be as accurate, complete and updated as necessary for purposes identified. Upon request, you will be informed of existence, use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information.

Information Collection and Use

The site automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address information and the page you requested.

Purpose of Collecting Information

The website collects information to assist in providing a service you have requested.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

ESC does not sell or rent personally identifiable information to other parties.
We will send personally identifiable information about you to other companies, or people, when:
We have your consent to share the information;
We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested;
We need to send the information to companies who work on behalf of us to provide a product or service to you. (These companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.);
We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process.

Children’s Privacy

ESC believes that protecting children’s privacy online is extremely important. We do not specifically collect information about children and believe that children should have their parents’ consent before giving out any personal information.

E-mail Address and Contact Information

When you send ESC an e-mail or when you ask us to respond to you by e-mail, we learn your exact e-mail address and any information you have included. We use your e-mail address to acknowledge your comments and/or reply to your questions; we may store your communication, and our reply, in case we need to correspond further.


We may set and access ESC cookies on your computer. A ESC cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from ESC’s web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Ability to Edit and Delete Your Information

If you would like your information reviewed, edited for accuracy, deleted, or if you have any questions please send an email to


In certain areas this site uses industry-standard Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) encryption to protect data transmissions. SSL encryption is a protocol designed to enable encrypted, authenticated communications across the Internet.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

ESC will amend this policy as required. If any substantial changes are made in how we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our page.

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