Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is extremely important to us at The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (“the ADCC”) and this is why we believe in an active approach to safeguarding your privacy online. You can be assured your confidentiality, security, and individual right to privacy is respected and upheld at all times. This Privacy Policy has been prepared to inform you of our policy and practices concerning the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information.

By providing us with personal information you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy and consent to allow us to collect, use, disclose and dispose of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not provide us with any Personal Information.

Collection and your consent to the disclosure and use of personal information

You consent to the collection of the personal information you send to us such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, or other personal information we may gather through the submission of any of the forms on our Web site. We may use this information for marketing research and other marketing and service-related purposes like sending materials you request or keeping in touch by email. Any personal information you choose to share with us will not be disclosed to anyone outside of the ADCC. We will never exchange or sell your personal information to any other company or third parties.

By submitting a form on our Web site you are giving us permission to collect and disclose to each other all of your personal information for the purposes of responding to your requests.

Retention of Personal Information

We retain this personal information for the period of time required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected and for a period of time thereafter.

Site Traffic Monitoring

While we may collect certain information about visitors to this site, we do not link IP addresses to any personal information associated with the individual visitor. We use this information only to determine how to make future visits to this site more convenient, engaging and productive by collecting anonymous information such as:

  • Your IP address (a unique number assigned to every computer that connects to the Internet)
  • Your domain type (e.g., .ca, .com, .net, .org)
  • Standard information included with every communication sent on the Internet, such as browser type, geographical location, referral URL, operating system, service provider and local time.

We do gather personally-identifiable information when you volunteer to provide it. If you subscribe to our email updates, for example, we’ll ask you to provide things such as your name and email address. If you choose not to disclose such information, we may be unable to provide the information you seek from the ADCC.

Cookies and other Web Technologies

A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and cookies set by the ADCC can only be read by the ADCC. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you will not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Web sites that you visit.


You may receive emails or mailings from the ADCC from time to time. If you are currently on our list and do not wish to receive further information from us, simply tell us by following the “unsubscribe” link contained in any email we send.


Although our site may contain links to other sites, we are not responsible for content, links, or privacy on any of those sites.


The ADCC welcomes your comments regarding our Privacy Policy. If you believe that the ADCC has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email or postal mail and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem. You may review and update or correct the personal information that you provide to us through this site, request it be deleted, or change or withdraw your consent to its use and disclosure, by contacting us as described below:

The Advertising & Design Cub of Canada

401 Richmond Street West, Studio 235
Toronto ON  M5V 3A8

Tel: 416 423 4113
Fax: 416 423 3362

You can also send us an email at: