Privacy policy

Payments Canada is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement explains our practice with respect to your personal information.

This statement addresses:

  • Your visit to;
  • The information we, Payments Canada, collect from you and the personal information you submit to Payments Canada to access services via our website; How such information is used; and
  • When such information may be shared with third parties

This site does not automatically gather information such as your name or e-mail address from you. This type of personal information is only collected if you supply it voluntarily, such as when you contact us by e-mail, register for a conference, or subscribe to a Payments Canada publication, etc.

Payments Canada will use the information you provide about yourself solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiries or communicating with you for other similar purposes (such as sending you a Payments Canada publication, conference information, or providing you with other information that we believe may be of interest to you). Payments Canada does not sell or rent information from this website. With your consent, we do provide the contact information for conference attendees to exhibitors and sponsors at Payments Canada's conferences, however, you have the option to opt out of such distribution on a go forward basis at anytime by notifying Payments Canada in writing at the email address below.

Payments Canada employs software programs to monitor network traffic to compile data on the number of visits to this site and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. This software receives and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that has contacted our web site; however, Payments Canada makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of the individuals visiting its site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Payments Canada also uses Google Analytics, a service that makes use of a "cookie" that collects anonymous traffic data, to obtain metrics on website traffic and the number of page views. Payments Canada is collecting this information in order to improve our online presence and the usefulness of our website, and will make no attempt to track or collect personally identifiable information of those visiting.

Note: Should you wish to view Payments Canada's site with cookies disabled, you may do so without any significant impact on your browsing experience. Please consult your browser's Help Menu for instructions on setting your browser to detect and reject cookies.

Your personal information will not be used for any purpose other than as stated herein, unless you consent to such other purpose (in which case we will inform you, before you give your consent, of the specific purpose for which the information will be used). If we reasonably believe the disclosure of your information is necessary to provide services to you, including but not limited to where such disclosure is required by law, we may disclose it to a third party but only to the extent necessary.

Payments Canada engages other people to perform certain activities on our behalf, like processing credit card payments and delivering packages. Those people have access to your information to the extent necessary to do their jobs but may not use it for other purposes. When we use other people to market or advertise on behalf of Payments Canada, we require that those companies protect any of your information that we provide to them.

Payments Canada reserves the right to change this policy at any time. You will not receive prior notice of any changes. Amendments will be effective once posted on this website. Your continued use of this website will be deemed your acceptance of any such changes.

Questions regarding this statement can be directed to: