Web and Internet Privacy Policy

This Web and Internet Privacy Policy (Policy) has been adopted by and applies to:

409812 BC Ltd. doing business as:                 DDP Consulting Group (DDP),

                                                                       Dynamic Datacorp People (DDP),

                                                                       International Business Dynamics (IBD),

                                                                       Patient Centered Systems (PCS),

and Associated Companies:                              Canada Robotics Ltd. (CRL),

who are collectively referred to as "We" or "Us" or "Our".

Domain references to:                                     ddp.ca owned by DDP,

                                                                      crl.ca owned by CRL,

are owned by Us, each as an individual domain owner, and are  referred to as "Website(s)"; or "Webpage(s)" or "Our Domain(s)".

Purpose of this Policy

This Policy covers how We treat personal information that We collect and receive via our Website, including information related to your past use of Our Website or of any products and services. General privacy information is available in Our corporate Privacy Policy document.

We respect and uphold an individual's right to privacy and to the protection of his/her personal information. We are committed to ensuring compliance with applicable privacy legislation.

This Policy does not apply to the practices of companies or Websites that We do not own or control, or to people that We do not employ or manage.

Personal Information

Personal information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual or that a person creates and controls for their own use. This information can include an individual's id's, passwords, medical information, family history, opinions or beliefs, as well as facts about, or related to the individual. Exceptions which are not considered personal information include business contact information and other publicly available information, such as names, addresses and telephone numbers as published in telephone directories.

Aggregate information that cannot be associated with a specific individual, such as the number of Website visitors, is not personal information.

You can visit our Website on the Internet without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. We only collect your personal information when you specifically and knowingly provide it to Us on our site.

If you do provide any of the information asked for on this Website, you are expressly consenting to and have knowledge of the collection, use and disclosure of this information, as identified in this Policy.


Cookies are pieces of data that are often created when you visit a website, and which are stored in a cookie folder on your computer. One cookie may be created when you visit this website.

This cookie provides navigation functionality by storing your preferences while you move around the site. This cookie is automatically deleted soon after you leave the site.

The cookie does not contain any personal information about you, and it cannot be used to identify an individual user.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies but this may limit some features such as large font accessibility options.

Website Hosting

We have entered into a contract with pair Networks, Inc., for the hosting and technical support of this site. Personal information is collected on pair Networks managed servers and may be E-mailed to DDP controlled servers. This data may be accessed by pair Networks if required in order to provide technical support or as required by United States law. Please refer to pair Networks policies at www.pair.com/policies/index.html

Non-Identifying Information

We may collect technical information from your computer's Web browser when you visit Our Websites. This information may include the amount of time spent on this Website by a visitor with a unique Internet identifier, the Webpages visited and returned to, the operating system and Web browser used, and the referring Website. These Webpage access logs do not contain any personal information and can only be accessed by Us or pair Networks, Inc. Access log files are used to track visits to Our Website and improve the content and layout of Our Website. There is no attempt to link this Website traffic information to the persons visiting Our Website.

Information Collected

Collection of information on Our Websites is to:

Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention

We do not use or disclose personal information for any purpose other than those for which it was collected, except with consent or as required by law.

When you send us a resume or other information regarding job or career opportunities, identifiable information about you is kept for a minimum of one year in our Resume Database.

Back-ups of Our Resume and E-mail databases occur bi-weekly. Back-up tapes are overwritten every ten cycles with an occasionally archived backup being kept indefinitely in locked facilities.

Accuracy and Access of Information

We rely exclusively on the information provided by our Website users and subscribers, and will not seek independent verification of any of the information supplied. A resume submitter or other subscriber or someone waiting for a response to a request for information is responsible for letting Us know if their E-mail address has changed.

Personal information cannot be viewed or corrected directly by submitters.

Safety of Your Information

Information entered anywhere on our Website is received and subsequently transmitted to the DDP server is unencrypted, using standard Internet protocols (HTTP and SMTP). You should be aware of the inherent risks of information interception when communicating over the Internet. Visit Our Webpage Disclaimer and Terms of Use and E-mail Disclaimer and Terms of Use page for further details. Your E-mail messages to Us are kept secure once they reach us. Software is installed on the DDP server that prevents entry through an outside port.

The server is protected by an Enterprise Firewall that is updated when new patches and fixes are released. All incoming and outgoing E-mail is virus scanned at point of entry/exit to our network. Checking for updates for the anti-virus software is done every three hours.


We take full responsibility for the management and confidentiality of the personal information collected after it has reached Our server. If you have any concerns about this policy, or feel that We are not abiding by this Policy, please write or send an E-mail message to:

Privacy Officer
409812 BC Ltd.
PO Box 28609 RPO WH
Burnaby, BC V5C 6J4

E-mail: security@ddp.ca

We will inform complainants of avenues of recourse. These include Our complaint procedure, regulating bodies and the Privacy Commissioner of BC. We will investigate all complaints received in writing.

We regularly review our information-handling practices to ensure that we are abiding by this Policy. Updates to this Policy will be made should our information handling practices necessarily change.

We reserve the right to amend this Policy at any time and for any reason. A current Policy will always appear on this Webpage.


Current as of July 13, 2004