Healthy Grains Institute Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets forth the policies of the Healthy Grains Institute (the “Institute,” “we” or “us“) including use of the Institute’s website, (the “Site“). By using the Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.


The Institute does not collect any personally identifiable information about you when you use the Site, except to the extent that you provide such information when communicating with the Institute as described below.

a. Non-Personally Identifiable Information Collected Automatically.

We may monitor your activity on the Site in a manner that does not result in the collection or storage of information that is personally identifiable with you. We may also collect various categories of non-personally identifiable information, including, without limitation, aggregated statistics generated from visitors to the Site (“Users“).

We use “cookies” to help you access and navigate the Site more efficiently and to statistically monitor how many people are using the Site. A cookie is a file stored on the User’s hard drive containing information that allows us to deliver relevant information to you. You may set your browser to notify you of or decline the receipt of cookies; however, certain features of the Site may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable cookies.

b. Emails You Send To The Institute.

When you send an email using the information on the “Contact Us” area of the Site or otherwise, the Institute may retain your email address and the contents of the email you send for record keeping reporting purposes. The Institute may also retain such information in order to facilitate return correspondence with the sender.If you want to keep any such information private or proprietary, do not send such information in an email or otherwise disclose such information to the Institute.

For greater clarity, by providing any personal information in any email request or any interactive activities on the Site, you consent to the Institute’s collection of that information. You may at any time withdraw or change your consent to the Institute’s use or disclosure of your personal information, or request the Institute to delete it, subject to legal and contractual restrictions, in the manner described below.


We may retain advertising and/or public relations agencies to perform certain activities on our behalf. The Institute and its agents will only send email, text or other electronic messages to you if you have requested initiate such correspondence or have otherwise agreed to receive emails, texts or other electronic messages from the Institute. Any electronic communications that you receive from the Institute will identify the Institute as the sender, enable you to contact the Institute directly and provide for a means of unsubscribing from further messages.


We may disclose information to comply with any applicable law, regulation or legal process.


We may provide links to third-party websites. Please be aware that we cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection practices of such websites, which may differ from those of the Institute. We encourage you to review and understand the privacy policies of these websites before providing any information to them.


We maintain a variety of physical, electronic and procedural safeguards designed to protect the Site from unauthorized access. You should be aware that the Institute has no control over the security of other sites on the Internet you might visit or interact with, even when a link may appear to said site from ours.

Any personal information that you provide may be transferred to third party service providers that the Institute uses to assist in managing and processing your personal information. The Institute’s third party service providers are required to use, maintain and disclose your personal information only in accordance with the Institute’s instructions to them and only on the Institute’s behalf.

The personal information that you provide to the Institute may be transferred outside of Canada for processing. The Institute may store personal information on servers located in other jurisdictions, including the United States. Please note that the privacy laws in such jurisdictions differ from Canadian privacy laws and that in some jurisdictions your personal information may be accessed by law enforcement authorities or the courts.

If you would like to obtain more information about the Institute’s policies and practices with respect to the transfer and processing of personal information outside of Canada, please contact the Institute in the manner described below.


The Site is a general audience site and we do not knowingly market to children under the age of 13. If a child under age 13 submits information about himself or herself to us through any part of our Site, and we become aware that the person submitting the information is a child, we will attempt to delete this information as soon as possible. We require that only persons 18 years of age or older use our Site. By using the Site, you hereby represent that you are at least 18 years old.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Institute’s policy and procedures, if you wish to change your consent to the Institute’s use and disclosure of your information, or if you wish to review, update, correct or have the Institute delete your information from files, please contact:
Privacy Officer
Healthy Grains Institute Privacy Policy
c/o 207 Queen’s Quay West
Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7


You may review, update or correct any of your personal information held in Institute’s files and your consents regarding its use and disclosure at any time by contacting the Institute’s Privacy Officer in the manner set out above.


The Institute reserves the right, at any time, to modify this Policy at its sole discretion, and you agree to be bound by any such modifications, which shall be effective immediately upon the Institute posting the revised Policy on the Site. We recommend that you check the Site from time to time to inform yourself of any change in this Policy or any of our other policies.

POSTED: November 27, 2021

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