We Respect Your Privacy

MaRS approaches our communications with you, including on the Internet, with respect for, and commitment to protecting, your privacy rights. This privacy policy (the “Policy”) describes how we collect, protect, use and share information gathered about you, including on our website (the “Site”). We hope that this disclosure will help increase your confidence in how we collect, protect, use and share information including on the Site, and enhance your experience on the Internet. Please note that by visiting MaRS at the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Policy.


MaRS may review this Policy to ensure that it is relevant and remains current with changing laws, regulations and technologies, and reserves the right to change this Policy at any time. Our updated Policy will be posted on the Site, and will be current as of the “Last modified date” set out above. However, while the Policy may change, MaRS will treat your personal information in a manner consistent with the Policy under which it was collected, unless MaRS has your consent to treat it differently.


What is Personal Information

Personal information is any information about an identifiable person.


This policy applies to personal information about individuals and does not apply to the information collected, used or disclosed with respect to corporate or commercial entities. Also, this policy does not impose any limits on our collection, use or disclosure of information exempted under applicable privacy legislation, including business contact information and certain publicly available information.


What Personal Information does MaRS collect and how does MaRS use this Personal Information?

MaRS may collect various information from you, including your first and last name, address, phone number, email address and subject of inquiry (e.g. information requests), preferred means of communication, your interaction with our website, social media sites and mobile applications (including information such as IP addresses, browser type, language, access times, referring website, etc.), and other information you provide to us. MaRS may collect this information in various ways, including through your interaction with the Site and through your communications with MaRS.


To whom does MaRS disclose Personal Information?

MaRS will not disclose such information to other persons, other than as follows:


1. to the extent required for the Identified Purposes, as described to you at the time of collection.


2. to other third parties, such as sponsors and website content partners, but only where and to the extent you give us your permission to do so.


3. as required or permitted by law.


Why does MaRS collect, use and disclose Personal Information?

MaRS collects, uses and discloses your personal information for the following purposes: