Privacy Policy

Before using this site, please read this privacy policy carefully.

This Privacy Policy is applicable to the Lymphedema Association of Manitoba Inc. (“LAM”) site and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on this site (“Site”). The LAM is committed to providing a safe website for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.

Acceptance of our privacy policy

Although you are not required to register to access our Site, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Site. By using this Site you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and by submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Site. Your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

Collection and use of personal information

Personal information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, including but not limited to, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number. We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through the Site (for example, through the Donate Now or Contact Us section).

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Sites and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; to create a profile relating to you in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and to display the content according to your preferences; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

The LAM will not disclose personal information that you provide on its Site to any third parties except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order.

Third party links

There may be links from our Site to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Site and not to websites of other companies or organizations to which our Site may be linked. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The LAM does not endorse, and is not responsible the privacy policy that applies to these linked websites.


The LAM, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Site may not function properly if you do so.


You acknowledge that LAM cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of any transmissions to and from the Site and that LAM shall not be held liable for any damages that you or any other person may suffer in connection with such breach of privacy, confidentiality or security.

Policy change

This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice to you. If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site.

Last update of this privacy policy – January 12, 2018