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Online Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 5, 2023

The Kingston Resuscitation Institute (“KRI”, “we”, “our” or “us”) understands the importance of protecting the privacy of individuals’ personal information. We have created this Online Privacy Policy (this “Policy”) to demonstrate our commitment to maintaining the privacy of our customers, users and other individuals (“you” or “your”) and to inform you of our practices concerning the collection, use, disclosure, and other processing of personal information.

We do not knowingly collect or maintain personal information provided by children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian.


This Policy explains:

  • what personal information we collect and why we collect it;

  • how we use your personal information;

  • who we share your personal information with; and

  • the choices you have to access and update your personal information.

For the purpose of this Policy, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual.

During the course of our will storage and retrieval services, as well as any other services that we provide on our website (collectively, the “Services”), we may gather and use your personal information through our websites, mobile sites, applications, and tools (collectively, the “Website”). Your personal information may also be obtained directly from you or collected from third parties that have the right to disclose this information to us. 

Please note that KRI reserves the right to update or change this Policy at any time. We will notify you of any amendments to this Policy by updating the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Policy. It is your responsibility to check this Policy from time to time to ensure that you are up to date with any changes. This Policy is incorporated into, and is governed by, our Terms of Use (the “Terms”). The most current version of this Policy will govern KRI’s use of your personal information. By continuing to access the Website after changes are made to this Policy, you agree to be bound by the revised terms.


By: (i) visiting the Website; (ii) using any of its features, (iii) providing us with information; or (iv) purchasing any services, you, in each case, consent to the collection, use, disclosure, and other processing of your personal information as described in this Policy, or for the purposes identified to you at the time you provided your personal information to us.  


You may, subject to legal and contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, at any time withdraw your consent to the collection, use, disclosure and other processing of your personal information. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us as set out in Section 13.  Please note that revoking your consent may result in you not being able to access or utilize the Website.


The types of information that KRI collects include:

a)    Customer Registration Information. If you register for an educational event held by us, you will need to register on the Website. When you register for an account, you will be asked to provide certain information, such as but not limited to: your name, home address, and email address. We may also collect your login credentials for the purpose of the administration of your account.

b)    Payment Information. To use our Services you may need to provide payment information. Your personal information will be processed by our third party payment processor in connection with facilitating payments on the Website. We engage trusted third party payment processors to process your online transactions and we do not collect your credit card or banking information through the Website.

c)    Device and Website Information. When you visit the Website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, Internet service provider, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device (collectively, “Device Information”). Additionally, as you use the Website, we collect information about the individual web pages that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the KRI websites, and information about how you interact with the Website (collectively, “Website Information”). 


KRI collects your personal information using the following methods: 

(a)  Direct Interactions. You may provide your personal information to us when you: (i) request information about our Services; (ii) register for an account on the Website; or (iii) email or otherwise correspond with KRI for any reason.

(b)  Automated Technologies or Interactions. As you interact with the Website, we may automatically collect Device Information and Website Information by using the following technologies:

  • “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about our use of cookies, please see Section 10.

  • “Log files” track actions occurring on the Website, and collects data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

  • “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you visit the Website.


KRI may use your personal information, where applicable, for the following purposes:

(a)  to provide registered users with Services;

(b)  for administration and account management;

(c)  to facilitate communication between you and KRI;

(d)  to authenticate users for security purposes;

(e)  to provide you with an invoice or receipt for Services that you have purchased through the Website;

(f)   to respond to user communications or to send information requested by you;

(g)  to analyze how the Website is being used and to improve its performance and functionality;

(h)  to protect our interests, including establishing, exercising and defending our legal rights and claims;

(i)    to investigate and resolve complaints;

(j)    to prevent fraud, cooperate with law enforcement and regulatory authorities, and to stop other prohibited, illegal, or harmful activities; or

(k)  for any other purpose for which you have provided your consent or as otherwise set forth in this Policy.

You may, at any time, choose to opt-out of receiving communications set out in Section 5(h) by clicking the unsubscribe button that is located at the bottom of each email sent to you by KRI.


KRI may use third party service providers to provide certain services that support the Website and the Services. The services provided by our third party service providers may include, but are not limited to: (i) hosting services; (ii) website development services; (iii) payment processing; (iv) information technology support services; (v) legal services, (vi) marketing services and (vii) analytics services. We may disclose your personal information to such service providers as needed for them to perform these services. To the extent that your personal information is provided to any third party service provider, such service provider will only use or otherwise process your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Policy.


Personal information submitted to us through the Website is kept confidential unless disclosed in accordance with this Policy. We do not sell, rent, or lease to third parties any personal information we collect about you.

Except as set out in this Policy, KRI will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless you expressly consent to such disclosure. Notwithstanding the foregoing, KRI may disclose your personal information:

(a)  when permitted or required by law, such as in response to a subpoena or other legal process;

(b)  to engage in negotiations or execution of any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company;

(c)  to authorized third party service providers in accordance with this Policy;

(d)  to meet legal obligations, including but not limited to regulatory reporting obligations;

(e)  to protect and defend the rights or property of KRI; or

(f)   to prevent physical, financial or other harm, injury or loss.


Subject to applicable laws, you have the right to access the personal information that KRI holds about you. You can request from us information about:

●       the personal information we hold about you;

●       the categories of personal information that KRI holds about you;

●       the purposes of any processing of your personal information;

●       details to whom your personal information has been disclosed or will be disclosed;

●       how long we retain your personal information; and

●       if we did not collect the information directly from you, information about the source. 

You may also request that we update any incomplete or inaccurate information about you. 

You may exercise your rights under this Section 8 by contacting us as set out in Section 13. 


The Website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that KRI is not responsible for the privacy practices of any third party websites. Once you leave the Website, we encourage you to carefully review the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personal information.

For greater certainty, this Policy applies solely to personal information collected, used, disclosed or otherwise processed by us.


We may use cookies on the Website to collect and store certain information in accordance with this Policy. A ‘cookie’ is a small text file sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser. Upon visiting a site that uses cookies, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer or mobile device. The next time you visit that site, your device will remember useful information such as preferences, visited pages, or logging in options.

Cookies are widely used to add functionality to websites, or to ensure they work more efficiently. Our site relies on cookies to optimize the user experience and ensure the Services function properly.

Most web browsers allow some control to restrict or block cookies through the browser settings; however, if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website or Services. For more information about cookies please visit


KRI employs appropriate industry safeguards that are intended to protect our systems against unauthorized use and access to personal information. It is important to remember that no method of transmitting or storing data is completely secure. Mail, voice communications, faxes, and data transmissions over the Internet are all susceptible to possible loss, misrouting, interception, and misuse of the information being communicated or transmitted. You can prevent unauthorized access to your account and personal information by selecting and securing the password properly and limiting access to your computer, mobile device, and browser. You should always log out from your account when you are no longer accessing the Website.

The servers on which your personal information is stored are located in data centers in Canada, the United States of America, Ireland, and Israel. We may use data centers in other locations or engage other third party service providers located outside Canada to process and store your personal information. Please be aware that foreign governments, courts, law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to access your personal information under foreign laws, and such foreign laws may not provide the same level of protection as do the laws in Canada. 


KRI retains personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including as necessary to: (i) provide the Services; (ii) comply with our legal or contractual obligations, policies and procedures; or (iii) resolve future complaints and disputes. When your personal information is no longer required, it will be securely destroyed or deleted.


If you: (i) have any questions or concerns about this Policy; (ii) wish to review or update your personal information in KRI’s possession; or (iii) wish to withdraw consent for the collection, use, disclosure or other processing of your personal information, please contact us at:

Daniel Howes

Privacy Officer

76 Stuart St

Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V6



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