All references to 'our', 'us', 'we' or 'company' within this policy and within the opt-in notice are deemed to refer to UIC, its subsidiaries and associates.
UIC values its relationships with you as a client, investor or other member of the public and is committed to the protection of your personal information. As of November 1, 2008, we intend to meet our obligations under private sector privacy laws.
Various provincial, state and federal laws, both in Canada and the United States, govern the collection, use and disclosure by UIC of personal information used for a commercial activity.
We may need to update this privacy statement from time to time. We recommend that you regularly check this page to ensure that you have read the most recent version.
Date last revised: Dec.. 2010
In order to comply with these laws, we will:
Purposes for Collection, Use, and Disclosure
When we collect personal information from our clients, investors and other members of the public, it will be used and disclosed for the following purposes to:
When you voluntarily give us your personal information and we only use or disclose it for the above purposes, you are giving us your implied consent. If we intend to use or disclose your personal information for a purpose other than those above, we will seek your express consent.
You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions, by giving us reasonable notice.
If you have questions about the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, you may contact UIC's privacy officer.
In common with many websites, we use 'cookies' to help us gather the following information from visitors to our site.
Protection of Personal Information
UIC will use reasonable security safeguards to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, use, disclosure, loss, modification or destruction. UIC's employees will continue to follow UIC's long-standing Confidentiality policy as well as other security policies and procedures.
We take security seriously and we take precautions to keep your personal information secure. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us, or information stored on our servers, will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
This site may contain links or references to other Web sites outside of our control. Please be aware that we have no control over these sites and our privacy statement does not apply to these sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements and terms and conditions of linked or referenced sites you enter.