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Edmonton Pediatric IBD Clinic (EPIC) Privacy Policy

Our commitment


EPIC website was created as a resource for our patients as well as those who want to learn more about inflammatory bowel disease. We want to be transparent in regards to the information we collect and the ways it can be used.


Collection of personal information


Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.


We do not collect any of the above without your knowledge. We may only collect information that you have provided to us voluntarily via subscribing to the website updates or by contacting us via email outside of this website.


We do not collect information regarding donations done via the link on this website.  


Use of personal information


If you provide your email address by subscribing to our updates, we will only use it for sharing the updates regarding our clinic and not to contact you directly or offer you any products. We do not ask for your name or any other details about you. You can request to be removed from the subscription list anytime.


If you participate in our contest or reach out to us for a different reason using provided email address, we will use your information to communicate with you. We will not use this information for any other purpose. We will not share any of your personal information on our website. We may share your story or creative work if you give us explicit permission to do so.


We will not share any of the collected information with parties that are not mentioned in this privacy statement, unless required by law.


How do we store and protect our visitors data


Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.


Children’s privacy


EPIC considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under 13 without parental or guardian consent. If a child has provided us with personal information without parental or guardian consent, his or her parent or guardian may contact us for the purpose of deleting this information.   


Website use, Google Analytics and external links


When visiting our website, your IP address may be logged automatically in our web server’s log files, along with the page(s) that you visited. We use this information to calculate website usage levels, to help diagnose problems with the website’s servers, and to administer the website.


EPIC, in common with many websites, may use standard technology called “cookies". 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 Sites may not function properly if you do so.


EPIC uses “Google Analytics” to collect information about the use of its website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service that uses cookies to track information about the use of this website including how often users visit it and what pages they visit.  Google Analytics only collects the IP addresses assigned to you on the date you visit the website. Your name or other identifying information is not captured. Information collected through the use of Google Analytics is not combined with personally identifiable information. Information stored by Google Analytics and its use is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) is stored in Google’s servers in the United States. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit:


Our website contains links to other websites. When you leave our website via a link and enter other sites, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of those. We provide such links solely for your convenience and do not accept any responsibility for the content of such websites.


Updates to this policy


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.


Acceptance of our privacy policy


By using our website, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on this website. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.


How to contact us


If you would like to provide feedback or have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us by email:


Last updated: July 24, 2019

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