Privacy Policy


Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) Privacy Policy

The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) is committed to protecting the privacy of its members, customers and users of its website ( All personal information (information about an identifiable individual) collected by AWCBC, including through the AWCBC website, is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with this policy.


Collection and Protection of Personal Information

Personal information is collected through various pages of the AWCBC website including the following: Contact Us, Request Customized Injury Data and Order Injury and Fatality Publication. As soon as processed, credit card information is destroyed. Personal information is stored securely and used only for the purposes for which it is provided to us.



You may withdraw your consent to our further use of your personal information and to receiving commercial electronic messages. Any such messages sent by AWCBC will include instructions on how to “unsubscribe” from receiving the messages.


AWCBC Website: Electronic Collection, Use of Information

The operating system for the AWCBC website ( may automatically record some general information about your visit, such as:

  • The Internet domain for your Internet service provider;
  • The type of browser (such as “Internet Explorer version x”) you are using;
  • The type of operating system you are using (such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows);
  • The date and time you visit our site and the web pages that you visit on our site.

AWCBC uses this information for statistical analysis, to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

The AWCBC website may use “cookies” that identify you, on the basis of the information above, as a return visitor. A cookie is a piece of data that a website sends to your browser and which is stored on your hard drive. When you come back to visit the AWCBC website, the cookie permits us to tailor your visit according to your individual preferences, based on your previous activity on the site. The goal is to save you time and provide you with a more meaningful visit, and to provide us with a measure of website activity. Your browser may allow you to disable the collection of cookies, or inform you when a cookie is being stored on your hard drive. Altering your settings may however affect the functionality of some features of the website.


Disclosure of Personal Information

AWCBC may disclose personal information where required to do so by law, including to prevent the contravention of a law, an agreement or fraudulent activity. AWCBC may also disclose personal information where required for its operations, including to its bank and insurer.


AWCBC may update this policy from time to time in response to changes in its management of personal information and/or legal requirements. The date on which this policy was last update appears at the bottom of this page. By continuing to provide us with your personal information after an update, we will understand you to have consented to its collection, use and disclosure in accordance with the updated policy.


AWCBC Contact Information 

For more information, please contact AWCBC at Suite 1007, 40 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5J 1T1 or or 416-581-8875 or 1-855-282-9222 (toll free within Canada).


Last updated: June 27, 2014