Privacy Notice

ISACA Toronto Privacy Notice – Your Privacy Rights


This Privacy Notice describes how the ISACA Toronto Chapter (“ISACA Chapter”) collects, uses, shares, and retains personal information (PI) you provide. The Notice is effective as of November 16, 2020.  This Privacy Notice applies only to information collected by ISACA Chapter (‘we” or “us”) at (the “Site”).  It does not apply to information collected or used by ISACA International (“ISACA”) web sites, including (, for the ISACA International Privacy Notice, please visit  This Privacy Notice also does not cover the practices of ISACA Chapter business partners (such as vendors, sponsors, or advertisers), nor does it apply to PI that we collect from or about our employees, consultants, contractors, vendors, sponsors, or advertisers.     


Modifications to this Notice

From time to time, ISACA Chapter may need to update or modify this Privacy Notice, including to address new issues or to reflect changes on our web sites.  To the extent required by law, ISACA Chapter will notify you of material changes to this Privacy Notice, including by posting the most recent version of the Privacy Notice and information about the changes from the previous version on ISACA Chapter’s web site. 


Collection of PI

ISACA Chapter collects and maintains a variety of PI, including: 

  • Name.
  • Job position.
  • Work address.
  • Work phone.
  • Work eMail address.
  • Demographic information such as courses or areas of study in which you may be interested
  • Comments.

ISACA Chapter collects information directly from you through, for example phone, paper and on-line registration forms.

Information is collected and maintained from members, individuals interested in ISACA chapter, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and board members. To the extent that information requested is not required for your participation in a given ISACA Chapter program, you will be told which information is optional.  Should you fail to provide optional information, certain ISACA Chapter programs or features may not be available to you.

ISACA Chapter may also maintain information about you that you do not directly provide, whether it is information received from third parties, such as ISACA International or other business partners who provide exam or other administration services. For example, ISACA Chapter keeps track of ISACA Chapter’s top scorers from each one of the different ISACA designations.


Passive Online Data Collection

ISACA Chapter’s web site is maintained and supported by ISACA International, we encourage you to visit to understand additional considerations on this regard.

On the ISACA Chapter Site, there may be certain third-party advertisers whose advertisements contain cookies that collect data from you.  Some of those cookies may contain tracking mechanisms that observe your behavior across multiple Sites.  ISACA Chapter does not control the use of cookies by advertisers or third parties displaying data on the Site or on the sites you visit using links from the Site.


Use, Sharing and Retention of PI

ISACA Chapter uses PI for the purposes described at the time of collection or as otherwise described to you; to process your requests; to report to others about whether you are certified or not; as permitted by law to provide you with information about ISACA Chapter, our products and services or other products and services in which we believe you may be interested; or for other legitimate ISACA Chapter business purposes, or registering you for event or training programs.  We may also use your PI to tailor your experience at our sites, to compile and display content and information that we think you might be interested in, and to provide you with content according to such preferences. ISACA Chapter also publishes the names, titles, country and business affiliations of officers, committee members and others who have assisted with initiatives or projects. 

ISACA Chapter may share PI with third parties for legitimate business purposes, including for the following reasons or in the following circumstances:

  • To vendors or third-parties who  deliver or provide goods and services or otherwise act on behalf of or at the direction of ISACA Chapter, which third parties include, for example training providers and partners, product-fulfillment companies, third-party event hosts, other third parties who may provide services on web sites that are accessible from links on one of our Site, and credit card companies processing payment;
  • To  ISACA Chapter volunteers and board members;
  • To ISACA International and other ISACA chapters, and if you participate in our “Enterprise Participation Program,” your information will be shared with your organization’s program coordinator;
  • If you are an event attendee, speaker, or sponsor, certain of your information will be included in the event roster, which roster will be publicly disclosed, and may also be shared with third-party event sponsors and exhibitors;
  • To investigate potentially fraudulent or questionable activities;
  • In anticipation of and in the course of an actual or potential sale, reorganization, consolidation, merger, or amalgamation of all or part of our business or operations; and
  • When we believe it is necessary to cooperate with law enforcement or in response to a government request, including if specifically requested or required, as otherwise permitted by law, and for other valid  ISACA Chapter business purposes.

ISACA Chapter also may use your profile information on an aggregate basis – without personal identifiers – to provide third parties with information, such as to help us develop new features and content for the Site, and to provide Sponsors and others with aggregate information about our users and the usage patterns of the Site. 

ISACA Chapter retains PI for as long as necessary for its legitimate business purposes, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law.



ISACA Chapter uses reasonable measures to safeguard sensitive PI, which measures are appropriate to the type of information maintained and follows applicable laws regarding safeguarding any such information under our control.  ISACA International is responsible for the security measures to protect the ISACA Chapter’s web site, we encourage you to visit to understand additional considerations on this regard.


ISACA Chapter cannot guarantee, however, that your information will remain secure.  The Internet by its nature is a public forum, and  ISACA Chapter encourages you to use caution when disclosing information online.  Often, you are in the best situation to protect yourself online.  You are responsible for protecting your username and password from third party access, and for selecting passwords that are secure.


Links to Third-Party Sites

From time to time, ISACA Chapter will provide links to third-party web sites, or advertisements will contain links to third-party sites.  For example, ISACA Chapter may link to a third party who is assisting in or is providing online training services.  These links are provided as a service to you.  These sites are operated by independent entities that have their own privacy policies. ISACA Chapter’s Privacy Notice does not apply to such other sites or to the use that those entities make of your information.  ISACA Chapter has no control over the content displayed on such sites, nor over the measures, if any, that are taken by such sites to protect the privacy of your information. 


Your Privacy Rights Relating to Certain Information Disclosures

If you have an established business relationship with us you may request from us a list of the categories of PI we have disclosed to third parties for those third parties’ marketing purposes, and a list of all third parties to whom we have shared that information. We will include in that list the names and addresses of the third parties who received the information and used it (or who we believe may have used it) for their own marketing purposes. 

To exercise your rights, you may make a request by eMailing us at Indicate in your communication that you are making a privacy inquiry. Responses to requests sent to this email address will be provided within 30 days.


How to Contact ISACA Chapter and Modify Your Information or Preferences

Questions regarding this Privacy Notice should be directed to  If you would like to modify the types of marketing email messages you receive from ISACA Chapter, you may do so by following the instructions within the body of any email message that you receive from us.

To help us keep your personal information up to date, or to request access to the personal information  ISACA Chapter maintains about you, you may contact us at



 ISACA Chapter does not believe its Site is appealing to children, nor are they directed to children under 13.   ISACA Chapter does not knowingly collect PI from persons under the age of 13. If you are a parent of a child under 13, and you believe that your child has provided us with information about him or herself, please contact us at