Last Updated: June 2015.
What Information is collected?
CORUS may collect two types of information: Personal Information and non–Personal Information.
Personal Information is any information about you as an identifiable individual, such as your name, username, address, postal code, telephone number, e-mail address, age, marital status, income level, education level, intentions, preferences and opinions. CORUS only collects Personal Information where it is voluntarily provided by the individual in question.
Non-Personal Information is any information that cannot be associated with you as an identifiable individual, such as aggregated statistical information (such as the average length of time users spend on the Site), or other anonymous information, such as the type of browser that is being used to access the Site.
Why is the Information Collected?
CORUS may collect your Personal Information in order to enable CORUS to make general improvements to the Site, ensure that content standards of the Site are rigorously upheld, enable us to contact you and better serve your specific interests. We may also request you to voluntarily provide Personal Information that is not required to access features of our Site.
What We Will and Will Not Do With the Information You Provide
CORUS uses information generally to compile statistical data, keep in contact with users, improve the content of our Site and provide them with a better interactive experience. CORUS may use your information specifically for the following purposes: (i) to notify visitors about updates to our Site; (ii) to identify our visitors’ preferences; (iii) to keep you informed about products and services (both ours and third parties’) in which you have expressed an interest; (iv) to complete business transactions; (v) to contact you as part of a promotion; (vi) to meet legal requirements; (vii) to provide Internet security; and/or (viii) to analyze the collected information. If you have entered one of CORUS’ contests, CORUS and / or its sponsors may use your Personal Information to administer the contest. If you have one such a contest, CORUS and / or its sponsors may use your Personal Information to notify you, and may publicly identify you as a winner, including publishing your name and city of residence.
In the event of a proposed or actual sale of a substantial portion of our business assets, your Personal Information may be disclosed to potential buyers where necessary to determine whether to proceed with the transaction. Where such a transaction is completed, your Personal Information may be among the transferred assets. In such event, the purchaser will continue to be subject to the confidentiality obligations posted herein.
CORUS works closely with a number of parties who may perform functions on our behalf, including fulfilling orders, providing music streaming services or other third party content, providing promotional materials to our users, sending e-mail, managing, compiling and processing data, processing credit card payments or providing customer service. We do not disclose your Personal Information to these parties except to the extent necessary to enable them to provide the specific services to you. Such parties are also required to use Personal Information only for the purpose for which it was disclosed, to keep it confidential, and to protect it by appropriate security safeguards.
When you visit the Site, a third-party advertiser or we may store or recognize some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” or similar file. “Cookies” are small text files that identify an individual computer’s browser entering the Site. They do not pose a security threat to you. No Personal Information is stored within the cookies. For example, cookies allow us to track a browser’s movement through the Site over several sessions. Through cookies, the Site can recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s access to and use of the Site and to track usage behaviour that will allow content improvement and enable us to tailor our Site to better match your interests and preferences. If you do not want cookies placed on your computer, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Most Internet browsers or other software will allow you to do this. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. If you reject cookies, functionality of the Site may be severely limited, and you may not be able to take advantage of many of the Site’s best features.
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How Secure is Your Information
Any unauthorized use of the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your information that we collect and maintain, including contracts with third parties that may manage the information provided by you. All Personal Information is stored on secured servers, behind a firewall at a data centre with access to data strictly controlled. Only individuals specifically involved in the analysis and other functions set out herein have access to your Personal Information. These individuals have been provided the requisite training on our privacy policies and practices.
Updating / Deleting your Information
CORUS enables our users to update/correct Personal Information previously submitted which the user states is erroneous to the extent such activities will not compromise privacy or security interests. To update or delete your information, please contact us. Please note that it may be impossible to delete a user’s entry totally without some residual information because of backups and records of deletions.
Questions / Concerns?
If you have any concerns about privacy procedures at our Site:
- Email us at:
- Write us at:
Attn: Privacy, CORUS, Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON, M5A 0B5
Please make any communications as complete and descriptive as possible, and we will attempt to respond promptly to your concerns.