Last updated: February 25, 2022

Your privacy when using carya‘s website is of utmost importance to us. This Privacy Policy describes our policies and procedures on collecting, using, and disclosing your information when you use the Website and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.  

We use your personal data to provide and improve our website and services. By using the carya website, you agree to the collection and use of this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  

Interpretation and Definitions  


The words in which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear singular or plural.  


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:  

Account means a unique account created to access our Service or parts of our Service.  

Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Policy) refers to carya Society of Calgary, 180, 839 – 5 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3C8.  

Country refers to Alberta, Canada.  

Device means any device that can access the Service, such as a computer, a cellphone, or a digital tablet.  

Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.  

Service refers to the Website.  

Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, provide the Service on behalf of the Company, perform services related to the Service, or assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used.  

Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).  

Website refers to carya, accessible from

You (also referred to as “Your”) means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the Company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.  

Collection and Usage of Your Personal Information  

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve Our Service to You.  

Types of Data Collected  
Personal Data 

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:  

  • Email address 
  • First name and last name 
  • Phone number 
  • Cookies and Usage Data 
Usage Data  

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service. Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.  

When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.  

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or access the Service by or through a mobile device.  

Tracking & Cookies Data  

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our Service and store certain information.  

Cookies are small files placed on Your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that Website among its many uses. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not use some portions of our Service.  

Examples of Cookies We use:  
  • Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service. 
  • Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings. 
  • Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes. 
  • Web Beacons: Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity). 

Use of Your Personal Data  

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:  

  • To provide and maintain our Service, including monitoring our Service’s usage. 
  • To notify you about changes to our Service 
  • To provide customer support 
  • To provide You with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services, and events that we offer that are similar to those you have already purchased or inquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information. 
  • To monitor the usage of our Service 
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues 
  • For other purposes: We may use Your Personal Data for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, and evaluating and improving our Service, products, services, marketing, and experience 

We may share Your Personal Data in the following situations:  

  • With Service Providers: We may share Your Personal Data with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You. 
  • With Your Consent: We may disclose Your Personal Data for any other purpose with Your consent. 

Retention of Your Personal Data  

We will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.  

Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or improve the functionality of Our Service. We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods. We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes.   

Transfer of Your Personal Data  

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at The Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those from Your jurisdiction.  

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.  

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place, including the security of Your Personal Data and other personal information.  

Disclosure of Data

Legal Requirements  

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:  

  • To comply with a legal obligation 
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service 
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public 
  • To protect against legal liability 
Security of Data  

The Company takes reasonable measures to ensure that our systems keep Personal Data safe from loss or theft, unauthorized access, use, copying, disclosure, or modification.  

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.   

Service Providers  

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide the Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.   

These third parties have access to Your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on Our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.  


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of Our Service.  

Google Analytics: Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Links to Other Sites  

Our Service may contain links to other sites that we do not operate. If you click a third-party link, You will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.   

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for any third-party sites or services’ content, privacy policies, or practices.  

Children’s Privacy  

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).  

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children. If you are a parent or guardian and know that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we will remove that information from our servers.  

Access to and correction of Personal Information 

You have the right to access and correct inaccuracies in the personal information the Company has about You in our records. To do so, please contact us. 

Privacy Breach 

As soon as the Company becomes aware of a possible infringement of our Privacy Policy, we will take immediate action to contain, investigate and remediate the situation and communicate with affected parties, as required by law and our breach management practice. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy  

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically to reflect changes to our personal information practices. Such changes will be posted on the carya website. 

Contact Us  

To review or update Your personal information or withdraw consent for collecting, using, retaining, or disclosing personal information, please contact us at: 

180, 839 – 5 Avenue SW
Calgary AB  T2P 3C8
Phone: 403-269-9888

Individuals have the right to challenge our compliance with applicable privacy legislation. For any inquiries or comments about this Privacy Policy, contact carya‘s Privacy Officer at 403-269-9888 or by email at 

Further information on privacy in general and on individual rights in regards to personal information is available on the website of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada