Labourers’ International Union of North America, Local 1059 (“Local 1059”) is committed to protecting its members and website users privacy. 

The following Privacy Policy governs data collection and usage on Local 1059’s website. By using the Local 1059 website and/or submitting forms or applications through the Local 1059 website, the user consents to the following: 

Collection of Personal Information

Local 1059 may collect unique and identifiable personal information through its website or application forms. Information that may be requested includes a users first and last name, residential street number and address, electronic mail address, telephone number, cellular phone number, social insurance number, driver’s licence number, and date of birth. The information requested is dependent upon the particular application selected by the user.

Local 1059 may also collect non-identifiable information including postal code, City, Province, gender, union membership status, and drivers licence designation, if any.

Use of Personal Information

No information will be collected without a users express consent. The information collected by Local 1059 through its website is used as part of its membership application process and other related application processes. Local 1059 may use some of the information provided to contact its members to conduct research, request feedback, provide support, solicit engagement in events or activities, or disseminate information to its membership.

Local 1059 does not sell, rent, lease or otherwise disclose its users information to third parties for any purpose. Local 1059 may contact its users on behalf of external business partners to provide opportunities for services but in such circumstances, identifiable information will not be sold, rented or leased to the third party. All such third parties are prohibited from using a users personal information except for the express purpose of offering or delivering their services. All third parties are absolutely required to maintain all information confidential.

Local 1059 will only disclose personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in good faith believe the action is necessary to comply with legal process served on Local 1059; to protect and defend the rights or property of Local 1059; and to protect, in urgent circumstances, the personal safety of a user or users of Local 1059 website or the public.

Other Websites

This Policy covers the Local 1059 website and forms or applications that are the property of Local 1059 on the website. It does not cover any link to third-party websites. Local 1059 is not responsible for any website, including the information said website may collect and encourages users to review the applicable privacy policies on each website. 

Cookies and Web Analytics

The Local 1059 website utilizes sessional and persistent cookies. The use of cookies does not allow Local 1059 to identify individuals.

Sessional cookies are stored in a user’s browser history and are only available during an active session. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer and expire two years from last visit to the website. Information in cookies may be used for purpose of web analytics to remember a user’s interaction on the website.

The Local 1059 website uses Google Analytics, a third party service provider, to understand and optimize visitor usage. Web analytics collect, analyze, measure and report certain data that pertains to Local 1059. The data collected includes a users originating IP address, date and time of a visit/request, type of browser used, and the page(s) visited. 

A user may adjust their browser setting to reject cookies; however, this may affect the user’s interactions with the website.

Personal Information Protection Measures 

A user’s personal information is secure within Local 1059, its website partner RhinoActive Inc., and web hosting provider WPEngine. There are comprehensive security controls against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, duplication, or disclosure of personal information. 

Local 1059, RhinoActive Inc., and WPEngine are committed to protecting personal information by using appropriate safeguards and are responsible for maintaining confidentiality and security of all information to which a user grants access.

Changes to this Policy

Local 1059 may, from time to time, amend this Privacy Policy without notice. It is encouraged that users periodically review this Policy to learn about Local 1059 is collecting, using and protecting personal information.