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Privacy Policy


Last revised: July 9, 2021


Welcome to the AndThenIWasFree website (the “Website”), operated by 1314972-2 Canada Not-for-Profit Corporation (collectively, “AndThenIWasFree”). AndThenIWasFree respects the privacy of every person who visits the Website and is committed to protecting it through compliance with this policy.

This policy applies to information AndThenIWasFree collects on this Website, including information you may provide to AndThenIWasFree when you visit the Website and to any information collected in any e-mail, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Website or between you and any AndThenIWasFree e-mail account, including any enquiry forms or registration forms you may complete. This policy also applies when you access AndThenIWasFree’s newsletter and when you interact with the Website or the AndThenIWasFree community via social media or mobile applications that you may download from the Website, which provides dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and the Website.

This policy does not apply to any information collected by AndThenIWasFree offline or through other means, including any other website operated by AndThenIWasFree or any third parties not managed by AndThenIWasFree via the Website. This policy also does not apply to any third party, including third-party applications, content, or advertising that you may link to or access via the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand how your information will be collected, stored, used, or disclosed by AndThenIWasFree. By using the Website, you consent to the storage, use, and sharing of the information collected and received by AndThenIWasFree describe in this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, do not use the Website.

Information Collected

AndThenIWasFree collects several types of information from Website users, including information that may personally identify you, for example, your name, postal code, e-mail address, telephone number, any information you post on the Website or any other information the Website collects that is identified as personal or personally identifiable (“Personal Information”).

Also, AndThenIWasFree may collect information when you use and interact with the Website, including information about you, your internet connection, and the equipment you use to access the Website (collectively, “Website Information”). Website Information may include but is not limited to the type of web browser and operating system you have used to access the Website, your IP address, and information about the content you view on the Website. AndThenIWasFree may use cookies to manage areas of the Website to deliver a better Website experience to users. Website Information may include Personal Information.

How Information is Collected

Personal Information may be collected by AndThenIWasFree through:

  • Information you provide by filling out forms on the Website. This includes Personal Information provided at the time of registering with AndThenIWasFree, posting material on AndThenIWasFree’s website, or through social media or mobile applications. AndThenIWasFree may also ask you for Personal Information when you report a problem on the Website.

  • Records and copies of correspondence, including e-mail addresses when you contact AndThenIWasFree.

  • Responses to surveys that AndThenIWasFree may ask you to complete.

  • Your search queries on the Website.

AndThenIWasFree also collects Website Information automatically as you navigate through the Website.


Use of Information

AndThenIWasFree may use your Personal Information for the following general purposes:

  • To present the Website and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with information about AndThenIWasFree, its services, programs, and events.

  • To gain insight into user demographics, interests, and engagement.

  • To improve the content and functionality of the Website.

  • To respond to your questions and enquiries.

  • To provide you with communications and offers via AndThenIWasFree’s newsletter, if you’ve requested it.

  • In any other way, AndThenIWasFree describes when you provide Personal Information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.


Sharing of Information

AndThenIWasFree may disclose aggregated information about Website users and information that does not identify any Website user without restriction.

AndThenIWasFree may disclose Personal Information collected to contractors, service providers, and other third parties that support AndThenIWasFree’s operations, and to third parties who market their products and services to you if you have consented or not opted out of this sharing of Personal Information. AndThenIWasFree will also disclose Personal Information to fulfill the purpose for which you provide your Personal Information. For example, providing AndThenIWasFree with an e-mail address to register for an event. AndThenIWasFree may also disclose Personal Information for any other purpose disclosed by AndThenIWasFree when you provide the Personal Information or disclose Personal Information with your consent.

AndThenIWasFree may also disclose Personal Information to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including responses to any governmental or regulatory request, and to enforce or apply AndThenIWasFree’s Terms of Use (see Terms & Conditions).


Links to Third-Party Sites

The Website may contain links to other websites not operated or controlled by AndThenIWasFree. These links do not imply that AndThenIWasFree endorses or has reviewed the third-party websites. These websites are not under AndThenIWasFree’s control and AndThenIWasFree is not responsible for their privacy policies or practices. If you provide any Personal Information to a third-party website, AndThenIWasFree recommends that you familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and practices of that third party.

Integration with Social Networking

You have the option of providing information to be published or displayed on the Website or to share content from the Website directly to social networks or mobile applications. This is strictly voluntary, requires direct action from you each time content is shared, and is done at your own risk. If you choose to connect with a social network or mobile applications through the Website, your friends, followers, and subscribers on those social networks or mobile applications may be able to view the content you have chosen to share.

What options do I have?

You may disable AndThenIWasFree’s ability to use cookies by using the cookie controls in your web browser. However, if you do disable cookies, you will not be able to receive some features of the Website’s services.

If you have signed up for AndThenIWasFree’s newsletter, each e-mail enclosing the newsletter will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future news or other communications. You can opt-out at any time.


AndThenIWasFree takes reasonable steps to protect information received, including Personal Information, from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error-free. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Information or other information to AndThenIWasFree. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This policy may change at times without notice to you. Your continued use of the Website after a policy change constitutes your acceptance of the policy changes. It is your obligation to review this policy periodically for updates.


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