Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 16, 2023 | Version 1.0

Thank you for visiting our Ripples of Care website, which we will refer to as ‘the Site’ going forward. This page explains how we use personal information collected and what the terms and conditions are of use the Site. Please read this policy before using the Site or submitting any personal information. By using the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this policy. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted, and changes will only apply to activities and information on a going forward, not retroactive basis.

You are encouraged to review the policy whenever you visit the Site website to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used. Note: the privacy practices set forth in this privacy policy are for this Site only. If you link to other websites, please review the privacy policies posted at those sites.

Medical Advice

Your health matters! The information, text, videos, images, and other material contained on this Site are for informational purposes only. No material on the Site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider(s) with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition, mental health challenge or treatment protocol before undertaking a new health care regimen. Do not delay seeking professional medical advice or disregard such received advice because of something you have read or seen on this Site.

Personal Information Collection

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We collect personally identifiable information, like names, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by our visitors. The information you provide is only used to fulfill your specific request, unless you give us permission to use it in another manner, for example, to add you to one of our mailing lists.

Ripples, its directors, officers, employees and agents will not be held responsible and disclaim any liability for the loss or unauthorized use of your voluntarily-submitted personal information unless such loss or unauthorized use is directly attributable to gross negligence on the part of such persons. By voluntarily providing your information through our website, you are agreeing to hold Ripple harmless from any and all claims or losses as described above.

Cookies and Tracking Technology

The Site may use cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookie and tracking technology are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the Site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Cookies can also help customize Ripples for visitors. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Distribution of Information

We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails, newsletters and notifications from Ripples allow you to opt out of further messages.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our terms & conditions and/ore privacy policy you may contact us by email at info@gordiehowecares.com or by mail using the details provided below:

Gordie Howe CARES 605, 2303 4 ST SW Calgary, Alberta, T2S 2S7