Privacy Policy

The Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA/ARNC) is committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy. 
Your Personal Information
Personal information like your name, address, phone number and e-mail address is obtained only when voluntarily submitted when you sign up as a member or place an order. We only collect personal information for the purposes of communicating with you.
How we protect your Personal Information
RCNA/ARNC is concerned about the security of your information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Data collected is hosted in secure facilities in Canada. We use industry standard SSL encryption technology when collecting or transferring sensitive data. We use PayPal to process payments; we do not store credit card data on our servers. Your payment information and email is subject to PayPal's privacy policies
How We Share It
The RCNA/ARNC will not trade, sell or share any personal information. By voluntarily supplying us with contact information on the RCNA/ARNC membership application form, in contact through e-mails, or by allowing us to send you RCNA/ARNC E-Bulletins, you are not authorizing us to use this information for any purpose other than what it was intended for.
The only exceptions, unless you advise us otherwise, are: a) if you send us an article or a Letter to the Editor, we will publish your name and membership number, and b) if the contents of an e-mail to the RCNA/ARNC NumisNotes Editor is published, we will reveal your name only unless you authorize us to also publish your e-mail address so people can contact you.
The email address you provide when you become a member may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your membership, your order, or general RCNA/ARNC news. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include an Unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email.  You can also email or to update your email address, or to request that we unsubscribe your email.
Statistical and cookie information
  • Cookies are small data files that are issued to your device when you visit a website and that store information about your use of the website. URL query strings are small amounts of data transmitted as part of a URL (e.g., website address) when you click on a hyperlink or submit a form in an internet browser.
  • We use cookies and other technologies (e.g., URL query strings) to process items in your shopping cart, track membership dues, and to compile aggregate statistical data about website traffic and interactions (see above), allowing us to provide you with a more friendly and secure user experience.
  • Cookies are stored in your device memory either over the long-term (e.g., to retain your currency preferences from visit-to-visit) or as a temporary file which will be cleared from your device memory when you close your internet browser. You may choose to turn off the use of cookies via your internet browser preferences; however, our website, products, and services may no longer function properly if you choose to turn off the use of cookies. You may still place orders over the telephone or by otherwise contacting us.
Third Parties
The RCNA/ARNC also uses interfaces with social media sites such as Facebook, and others. If you choose to “like” or “share” information from this website through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service. If you are a member of a social media site, the interfaces may allow the social media site to connect your visits to this site with other Personal Information.
Google Analytics
We use "Google Analytics" to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (as amended for government websites) and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.
Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the websites. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on that specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.
If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser or using Google Analytics' currently available opt-outs for the web.

Your Rights

Users residing in certain countries, including Canada and European Union member states, are afforded certain rights regarding their personal information. Except where an exception or exemption applies, these rights include your ability to access, correct, and request deletion of your personal information. While these rights are not applicable globally, all users of our products or services can manage and revise their personal information in the "Members Area" on our website or by contacting us. We may request that you provide us with personal information to verify your identity before we can disclose, change, or delete any personal information related to your account.
To modify or delete the personal information you have provided to us, please log in to the "Members Area" and update your information or contact us.
To request an electronic copy of your personal information, please contact us.
To delete your account, please contact us. We may retain certain information as required by law or as necessary for our legitimate business purposes.
Residents of European Union member states have the right to restrict or object to the processing of their personal information under certain circumstances (e.g., to contest the accuracy of the data). They have the right to object to processing of their personal information for direct marketing purposes. To exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
Residents of European Union member states have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (e.g., privacy office) in the country where they live, where they work, or where an alleged infringement took place, if they consider that the processing of their personal information has infringed European Union privacy law.
External Links
Links to third-party web sites from our website are provided solely as a convenience to you. We do not assume responsibility for any of these sites, their content, or their privacy policies. our website does not endorse or make any representations about them or any information, catalog or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the our site, you do so at your own risk.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using our web site, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy. If we update or change this Privacy Policy, the changes will be made on this page. Your continued use of this web site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes

How to Contact Us

To assure that the privacy of everyone is respected and all privacy guidelines and laws are adhered to, the RCNA/ARNC has set up a dedicated e-mail address for privacy issues: Any complaints or questions about the RCNA’s privacy policy should be sent to that address for prompt handling. Should you have questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices, we'd be happy to respond to your inquiries. You may email us at or by direct mail at: 5694 Highway #7 East, Suite 432, Markham ON Canada L3P 1B4.
Updated June 13, 2018.

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