At OIART we respect your Internet privacy, and we feel you should know how we use any information you provide to us.

We collect personally identifying information about you only when you specifically and knowingly provide it to us. Personally identifying information that you provide to us will not be made available to third parties without your explicit permission. However, we may make aggregate information available to third parties for advertising and other purposes. Information that personally identifies you will be kept strictly confidential.

Personally identifying information”is information that can be explicitly used to identify and/or contact you as an individual. This includes information like your real name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number and credit card number. Information that cannot be explicitly linked with your “real” identity is not considered personally identifying. Examples of this are favourite or book-marked Web sites, or your browser preferences.

Cookies” are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major Web sites use them to provide customized features for their users.

When you send us email, we will use your name, email address, and phone number only to respond to the concerns you write to us with. Your email and phone number may be shared with appropriate people within OIART to help us respond to your concerns.