Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

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Preamble respects your privacy and treats the information you provide to us in a way that secures your privacy. We offer this Privacy Policy to explain to you how we treat personal information.


About is the website for the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP), the  professional association of psychiatrists in Canada working to help children, youth and their families reach their optimal potential for mental and emotional well-being.


Privacy Practices is primarily a reference site and does not require visitors to provide us with any information in order to access our services and information. However, we do collect and use some information in the process of providing our services. does not attempt to track or record any information connecting you personally with your IP address or other online identification.


In addition, were you to contact, we would have any information you provide us in that communication (such as, for example, your email address were you to send us an email). Any information you choose to provide us in individual communications will only be used to respond to those communications. Any individual communications you choose to send us will not be retained, and we will take reasonable steps to delete such communications within a reasonable period of time. collects additional information from membership in a members only section of the site. This information can include name, address, contact number, and e-mail address and is collected on a secure site. uses that information only for the purposes for which we collected it. We do not share this information with any external third party. may transfer personal information in our possession to third parties where required to do so by law. Other than as mentioned here, does not disclose any of the information we collect to external parties.


Note to International Users


This site is hosted in Canada and is intended for and directed to users in Canada. You should be aware that this website is governed by Canadian law, and that any information you transfer to is subject to Canadian laws.


Changes and Updates to Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. Changes will be posted here, and we ask that you check this Policy regularly. If you have questions about this policy, you can direct them to


Special thanks to


This document was adapted with permission from whose policy outline was created by the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Internet Clinic (CIPPIC) at the University of Ottawa.


Last revised April 1, 2013.

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