The SoftwareDevelopment.ca web site is provided as a public service for the advancement of software development. This document outlines the policies governing the operation and management of this web site with respect to personal information.
The SoftwareDevelopment.ca web site collects only that personal information which is necessary for its operation, for the purpose(s) for which it was collected, or for a use consistent with that purpose. We retain the information only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected. And we do not disclose your information to any public bodies, individuals, or other entities, except as authorized by law.
When you visit the SoftwareDevelopment.ca web site, our web server(s) automatically collect a limited amount of information essential for the operation and security of our web site. Some of this information (e.g., browser type) does not identify who you are, while other information, such as your Internet domain name or IP address, may identify you. The extent of personal information depends, in large part, on the "naming standards" followed by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). You may wish to check with them to inquire about their policies and practices in this regard.
As you browse the SoftwareDevelopment.ca web site, information is automatically collected (on an aggregate basis) and used to generate site statistics. For example, some browsers (or versions of) expose information regarding your web browsing behaviour or pattern, such as the referring site or last site visited. We may use such information to fix broken links.
Some portions of the SoftwareDevelopment.ca web site may distribute small pieces of information (called "cookies") to web browsers to assist you when you return to specific areas on the site. If you have concerns about this, you can change your web browser settings to either not accept this information or display warning messages.
When you voluntarily send electronic mail to us or complete an electronic form that includes identifying information about you, we will keep a record of this information so that we can respond to you. We will not send unsolicited e-mail messages that could legitimately be considered as spam. Nor will we sell, contribute, or exchange such information with affiliates or mailing lists (including services, providers, and compilers), without your express permission or specific request to do so.
This policy does not apply to personal information disclosed through public records (e.g., gazettes, court records, etc).
Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy
SoftwareDevelopment.CA, its principals, associates, employees, and contractors make no assurances that any unsolicited ideas and materials will be treated as proprietary or confidential, or will not be acted upon.
To avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes, please DO NOT send any of the following to us:
These notes are provided for informational purposes: