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This Privacy Policy pertains to Orca Communities ("Orca Communities" or "the Company") and outlines our approach to gathering and utilizing information on our website and associated platforms (collectively, "Sites"). We are dedicated to ensuring the safety and privacy of all visitors, and this Privacy Policy serves as an expression of our unwavering commitment to safeguarding your privacy. Orca Communities operates in compliance with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations, including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

Please note that our Sites may contain links to external websites operated by other entities. This Privacy Policy exclusively applies to our Sites and does not extend to websites of other companies or organizations linked to our Sites. You are advised to review the privacy policy of any linked site and, if necessary, seek clarification from the operator of the linked site regarding their privacy policy. These links to third-party websites are provided for convenience and informational purposes only. Orca Communities does not endorse or take responsibility for these linked websites.

1. Collection of Personal Information

Personal Information refers to data that identifies you as an individual, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number.

While you are not obliged to register to access our Sites, you may be requested to provide personal information in specific sections of our Sites. Your use of our Sites signifies your acknowledgment and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please discontinue using our Sites. Continued use of our Sites indicates your acceptance of these terms, including any updates.

2. Use of Information Gathered About Online Visitors

Before sharing any personal information, please be aware that information collected on our Sites may be employed in aggregate for research and development purposes related to our Sites, future site enhancements, and, with your consent, to send you promotional materials. Specifically, we may use the information we gather about you for the following purposes:

  • To monitor interest in our range of products.

  • To customize our Sites' content according to your preferences by tracking patterns of page views.

  • To create a user profile for personalized content recommendations.

  • To send you information about our company and promotional materials about our products, along with details of any available offers.

3. Promotional and Informational Offers

With the permission of online visitors, information submitted during registration or submission may be employed for marketing and promotional purposes by Orca Communities, provided that notice of this usage is made available online. If a visitor objects to such usage for any reason, they may prevent it by either requesting it via email or modifying the provided registration information. Orca Communities takes reasonable measures to maintain the security of visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and wish to modify it or opt out, please contact us as described below.

4. Disclosure of Information

Orca Communities will not disclose the personal information you provide on its Sites to third parties, except:

i) In accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

ii) To comply with legal requirements such as laws, regulations, warrants, subpoenas, or court orders.

iii) When reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case the Company may be required to disclose such information to regulatory authorities, including but not limited to Canadian and/or international bodies. Please note that such disclosures may involve storing or processing personal information outside of Canada, potentially subjecting it to different privacy laws than those in Canada, including laws that mandate the disclosure of personal information to government authorities under different circumstances.

5. Cookies

Orca Communities, like many other website operators, may employ standard technology known as "cookies" on its Sites. Cookies are small data files downloaded to your computer when you visit a specific website. You have the option to disable cookies by adjusting your browser settings; however, some areas of our Sites may not function correctly if you choose to do so.

6. Protection of Children Online

Orca Communities places a high priority on safeguarding children's privacy, especially online. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children, nor do we permit them to become registered users or request information through our Sites or help-seeking information lines.

7. Additional Terms for Specific Websites

The following additional information pertains to our Sites that require registration. Generally, providing personal information is not a mandatory requirement for using our Sites unless necessary to provide a requested product or service. However, some of our Sites are restricted to specific individuals, such as healthcare professionals or our prescription drug patients, and we may require these individuals to register by providing certain information.

8. Protection of Information: Our Commitment to Security

Orca Communities has implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to protect against unauthorized access, maintain data security, and ensure the proper use of information collected online. Our security measures are tailored to the sensitivity of the information, including retaining information in secure facilities and granting access to personal information only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

9. Storage of Information

Personal information shared with us is stored on our database servers at Company data centers (located in any country) or hosted by third parties that have entered into agreements with us requiring them to adhere to our Privacy Policy.

10. Policy Changes

If we modify our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site, ensuring that you are informed about the information we collect, how we use it, and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

11. Acceptance of Our Privacy Policy

By utilizing this Site or any other Orca Communities Site or interactive banner ads, you express your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, agreeing to adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you acknowledge that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

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