About your Security and Privacy

This security and privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) constitutes a part of the Terms & Conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) of the LOMA Web Site, which governs your use of this Site. The Terms and Conditions, including this Privacy Policy, may be amended by the LOMA at any time by posting the amended terms and Conditions on this Site

Use of  “Cookies”

Cookies are implemented in various parts of the LOMA Site. In most instances, the use of Cookies is discretionary by you, and declining Cookies will usually result only in loss of certain conveniences such as session continuity and re-authentication during current or future sessions. Various types of Persistent and Per-Session (Transient) Cookies may be used with any one service, and their implementations, behaviors, and effects will vary. It is the policy of the LOMA that Cookies do not carry any of your personal information (name, email address, credit card, etc.) nor identification/password-type data that allows access to such personal information on servers which hosts LOMA website. All personal, transaction and security rights are housed on third-party servers which hosts the LOMA website, and follow the policy described in the “Information We Collect From You and How We Use the Information” section above.

Information We Collect From You, How We Use the Information and Opt-out Choices

There are a few areas in the LOMA Web Site where we ask for and collect information about you, including personally identifiable information. Where we do, it is to serve you better, or is necessary to accomplish the service you are requesting. Examples include membership information, which may include name, address, email, telephone number and educational and professional experience information etc.

Information provided to this Site is processed and stored on computers in various countries, not necessarily Canada. Membership information is used both in the LOMA mailing lists and in the LOMA Membership Directory. The mailing lists may be used in connection with informing you about LOMA services, conferences, meetings, and events. You may instruct us to not share information about you in the LOMA mailing lists with third parties by indicating this preference on your membership application when you join the LOMA, on your renewal form when you renew your membership.

Personal Protection of Your Access Rights and Authentication

There is a common registration process that allows you to receive your “LOMA Web Account.” The registration involves the use a unique username and password. See the LOMA Web Account Site for more information on this service.
The username and password will be used to authenticate you when you enter privileged services that are offered by the LOMA. After authentication, the service being requested will be allowed based on your current status in the LOMA, or specific electronic services for which you have signed-up..

Links to Third Parties

This Site may contain links to other sites. LOMA is not responsible for the terms or privacy practices of such other sites and you should read their terms and privacy policy carefully before using them.