Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy – British Columbia Society of Rheumatology (BCSR)

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) governs how all private sector organizations in Canada handle personal information. Personal information is defined as information that can identify an individual (such as a name, personal phone number, or email address) and information about an identifiable individual. Professional information such as names, job titles, or business contact information is not considered to be personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The most current version of the online privacy policy can be found at and shall be considered the policy in effect. The BCSR reserves the right to modify this online privacy policy at any time and without providing personal notice.

Collection of Personal Information

The BCSR website does not collect any personal information from visitors.

We may collect anonymous and aggregated website analytics data for the sole purpose of understanding how visitors
interact with our website so that we can improve its content and user experience.


The BCSR may use standard technology called “cookies” on this website. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your web browser; however, this may compromise functionality in some areas of the website.