This General Corporate Privacy Policy (“Policy”) governs the collection of Personal Information by Movita Communications Inc. (“Movita”, “us” or “we”). This Policy also covers the site For the purposes of this Policy, we consider “Personal Information” to mean information, recorded in any form, about an identifiable individual, or an individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from the information, but does not include the individual’s business title or business contact information (i.e., business phone number, business address). Your privacy is important to us. This policy is designed in compliance with all applicable privacy legislation and is intended to conform with “best practices” as outlined by Provincial and Federal Privacy Commissioners. This Policy, in conjunction with Movita’s related policies and practices, is designed to explain what Personal Information Movita collects, uses and discloses. This privacy policy also explains how an individual's Personal Information is maintained and secured from inappropriate use or disclosure. This Policy is an integral part of our operations, website and the services offered to you and cannot, in any way, be separated from the subscription, usage or transaction process. If you are an employee of Movita, in addition to this Policy, a specific policy for employees also applies to you, which we can provide to you upon request.


Our Privacy Policy is designed to comply with applicable privacy legislation in Canada. It incorporates the following 10 principles:

1.                  Accountability

2.                  Identifying Purpose

3.                  Consent

4.                  Limiting Collection

5.                  Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention

6.                  Accuracy of Personal Information

7.                  Safeguarding Personal Information

8.                  Openness

9.                  Access to Personal Information

10.              Challenging Compliance




Your provision of Personal Information to Movita means that you agree and consent to Movita collecting, using and disclosing your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with these terms, do not provide any Personal Information to Movita. 


Subject to the limitations outlined below, you may, at any time, withdraw the consent given by notifying Movita in writing of such withdrawal.  

Certain Personal Information is required to be collected, used and disclosed by Movita in the course of its relationship with you.  Any withdrawal of consent may affect certain aspects of your relationship with Movita, including your no longer being eligible for certain benefits, goods and services provided by Movita, its affiliates or third parties to the extent the Personal Information affected by the withdrawal of your consent was necessary to provide such benefits, goods or services.

Further, certain Personal Information is collected, used and disclosed by Movita as a result of legal, contractual, regulatory or other requirements, and your general ability to withdraw or refuse to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information by Movita does not imply or confer upon you the right to withdraw or refuse your consent where to do so would interfere with such legal, contractual, regulatory or other requirements.

Movita collects, uses and discloses Personal Information about individuals participating in, or impacted by, Movita’s business activities, including its development and production activities. 

Personal information will be collected, to the extent possible, directly from the individual concerned.




Movita utilizes the services of third parties in its operations.  Movita will share Personal Information with such third parties where they require such information to permit Movita to conduct its activities. Personal Information will only be provided to such organizations if they agree to use such information solely for the purposes of providing services to Movita, and under the instruction of Movita and, with respect to that information, to act in a manner consistent with the relevant principles articulated in this Policy.

Movita will also collect, use and disclose Personal Information directly or indirectly through third parties.  In such circumstances, Movita takes reasonable measures to ensure that the Personal Information collected, used or disclosed, is done so in compliance with the terms of this Policy.

There are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified, permitted, or required without consent. Such circumstances may include:

           where required by law or by order of a court, administrative agency or other governmental tribunal;

           where Movita believes, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group;

           where it is necessary to permit Movita to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that it may sustain; and

           where the information is public.


Where obliged, permitted, or required to disclose information without consent, Movita will not disclose more information than is reasonably required under the circumstances. Movita shares aggregated demographic information with its partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information. Movita does not sell, rent or loan Personal Information to third parties.


When browsing our website, you are not required to provide any Personal Information unless and until you choose to make a purchase or sign up for one of our e-mail newsletters or other services, as described below. We do not knowingly permit the site to be used by any person under the age of eighteen and we do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children (meaning those younger than thirteen years of age). A valid credit card is required to make a purchase on our site.

You may visit our website to access Movita-related information, without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information. The only data we collect and store during normal website usage is typical web server log data. Examples of this type of data are: the name of your internet service provider, the site that referred you to us, any pages you request, and the time and date of those requests etc. We do not collect any unique information about you (such as your name, email address, etc.) except when you specifically and knowingly provide such information.

We use this information to generate statistics and measure site activity to benefit the website users. This same information may be shared with third parties in order to provide these services or to analyze, store, or aggregate the information. It may also be shared with other third parties, working with us to improve our products and services, or this website.




The website,, may occasionally offer site visitors an opportunity to participate in a survey, contest or sweepstakes. Information collected by for any such survey, contest or sweepstakes will be subject to the same protection as Personal Information Movita and generally collects from individuals.




At, we often receive testimonials and comments from users who have had positive experiences with Movita and our website. We occasionally publish such content.






When you become a member of Movita and/or, you will be asked to provide your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, a unique login name, password, and password validation. This information is collected on the registration form for several reasons including: (1) personal identification; (2) to inform you about work and volunteer opportunities; (3) to allow us to contact you for customer/user service, if necessary; (4) to customize the content of our site to meet your specific needs; (5) to make improvements to; and (6) for other consistent purposes. In addition, your e-mail address is collected to send you an e-mail message confirming your new member registration. As a member you will occasionally receive updates from us about special offers, new services, and other noteworthy news items. However, you may always decline to receive e-mail messages. Please see our Opt Out policy described below



In order to purchase services through our site, you must provide us with certain Personal Information such as your name, telephone number, email address, credit card number, expiration date, and your credit card billing address. We may also ask you for other Personal Information, if necessary. We require this information so that we can process, fulfill and confirm your purchase and keep you informed of each transaction's status. For your convenience, we make certain information about your purchase available to you or other persons authorized by you to receive such information. For example, if you forgot your login name or password, you or another person authorized by you may retrieve that information from us after providing information sufficient in our eyes to confirm your identity or that such other person is authorized by you to receive that information.




Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your computer tied to information about you. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once you close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following the Web browser help file directions.


Our website,,  uses cookies in several ways. We use cookies to allow you to login without having to type your login name each time. Instead, only your password is needed to access the system. We also use cookies to track usage of the Guest path and to serve advertisements through our advertising networks. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. If you reject the cookie, you may still use our website. The only drawback to this is that you may be limited in what you can access or view in certain areas of our website. Persistent cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our website.


Some of our business partners use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising. This Policy covers the use of cookies by only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Like most standard website servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, diagnose problems with our servers and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


Please be aware that we have links on our site that may collect personally identifiable information about you. This privacy policy does not cover the information practices or policies of such websites.



The users of our website are given the opportunity to opt-out of having their Personal Information used for purposes not directly related to our site or other operations at the point where we ask for information. For example, our volunteer registration form has an opt-out mechanism so individuals who register with us, but don't want any marketing material, can keep their e-mail address off of our lists.


Users of our site are always notified when their Personal Information is being collected by any outside parties, in order for our users to make an informed choice as to whether or not they should proceed with services that require an outside party.



This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Movita, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.



Movita endeavours to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of Personal Information.

Movita further protects Personal Information by restricting access to it to those employees and others (individuals and organizations providing services to Movita) that it determines need to know such information in order that Movita may carry out its business.  Movita has a policy under which employee misuse of Personal Information is treated as a serious offence for which disciplinary action may be taken.



If a user's Personal Information (such as postal code, phone, e-mail or postal address) changes or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate the user's Personal Information. Members can change their Personal Information on the member profile page of our website. Members and users can also e-mail a Customer Service Representative or contact us by telephone or postal mail using the contact information below. 



If we intend to use any Personal Information in a manner different than what is stated at the time of data collection, we will notify you via email and give you the opportunity to opt-out. When Personal Information that has been collected is to be used for a purpose not previously identified, the new purpose will be identified to you prior to use. This Policy was produced and posted in July 2010.




If an individual has questions with respect to Movita’s Policy or practices, or with the result of their request to access or correct their Personal Information, they should address their questions, in writing, to the Privacy Officer.  The Privacy Officer will then endeavour to answer such questions, report back to the individual and advise them of any steps taken to address any issues raised by the individual. If the individual is unsatisfied with the response, they may be entitled to make a written complaint to the Federal or Provincial Privacy Commissioner (where applicable).

Movita’s Privacy Officer is: Michelle Hamelin

You may also contact Movita by using one of the following methods:

Mailing address:  38 Auriga Drive, Suite 200, Ottawa, ON K2E 8A5
Local phone: 1.613.366.1097