Terms and Conditions

Arctic Arts Summit’s websites automatically collect non-personally identifiable information from you when you visit them. This includes:

  • click stream data,
  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address and
  • information collected using cookies

The Arctic Arts Summit aggregates this information about your visit with those of other visitors. We also use this aggregate information for research and analytical purposes to better understand how people are using our website. You are not personally identified in any way. This information helps us provide you with:

  • a continually improving and enhanced online experience
  • ease and speed of navigation to help you find the services and information you need

Clickstream Analytics

This is the process of collecting, analyzing, and reporting aggregate data about which web pages are visited and in what order.

This helps us provide you with a continually improving and enhanced online experience, including the ease and speed of navigation to help you find the services and information you need.

Internet Protocol (IP) address

This is the address used to connect your computer to access the Internet and may be used to investigate unauthorized attempts to access, alter or delete data, the spreading of viruses and other illegal intrusions to the websites.

Online Analytics

Online analytics is the collection, analysis, measurement and reporting of data about web traffic and user visits for purposes of understanding and optimizing Web usage:

  1. to better meet the needs of website visitors
  2. to assist in delivering effective online services

The Arctic Arts Summit uses Google Analytics and log file analysis to improve its websites. Prior to being stored on the service provider’s servers, your IP address is de-personalized. The Arctic Arts Summit has activated the Google Analytics anonymization feature to prevent the storage of full IP address information.


A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a website and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer’s memory. We may employ cookie technology to help you move faster through our websites. We may employ cookie technology to estimate our total audience size and traffic and to help us improve our websites’ experience by measuring which site areas are of greatest interest to users. You can turn off the ability to receive any of these cookies by adjusting the browser in your computer, but you should note that if you do so, this may materially affect the functionality of the websites and the information you can access through them. 

If you wish to find out more about cookies, or how to refuse cookies, please visit the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website at allaboutcookies.org

We collect anonymous data when you visit most pages on our sites. Your visit may automatically provide us with data that is not linked to your personal information, such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times, and referring website addresses. Some parts of the sites use embedded pixel or JavaScript technologies to facilitate your use of the websites and to track general traffic. We use your anonymous data to obtain general statistics regarding the use of the websites and specific web pages and to evaluate how our visitors use and navigate our websites on an aggregate basis. We do not link your anonymous data with personal data.

Management of Personal Information

See the Arctic Arts Summit’s Privacy Notice.

Ads and Cookies

We may use Google Analytics, Google AdWords Conversion tracker, and other Google services that place cookies on a browser across the websites. These cookies help us increase the websites’ effectiveness for our visitors. These cookies are set and read by Google. You can opt out of Google tracking.

We may use AdWords remarketing to market our sites across the websites. We place a cookie on a browser, and then a 3rd party (Google) reads these cookies and may serve an ad on a 3rd party site. You may opt out of this ad serving on Google’s opt out page. If you are concerned about 3rd party cookies served by networks, you should also visit the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.


Remarketing is powerful ads used to serve ads across the content network to people who previously visited our websites. This is done by using cookies.

Contacting the Webmaster

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with our websites, you can contact: [email protected] 

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing provides convenient, on-demand access to shared resources, including data storage space, networks, and specialized corporate and personal applications.

The Arctic Arts Summit is using a foreign‐based online storage site with bank-grade security and stored information that will be subject to foreign laws, which may be different than Canadian law and may be accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities. The Arctic Arts Summit uses cloud services that are “ISO/IEC 27018 Code of practice for protection of personally identifiable information (PII) in public clouds” certified.

The Arctic Arts Summit may use this service to communicate or collaborate with you. The Arctic Arts Summit will only use the personal information necessary to redirect information to you (for example, your name and email address).

Use of Social Media

The Arctic Arts Summit’s use of social media serves as an extension of its presence on the web. In cases where services are provided by organizations outside of the Arctic Arts Summit, such as social media platforms, search or mobile applications, IP addresses may be recorded by the third-party service provider.

Social media account(s) are public and are not hosted on the Arctic Art Summit servers. Users who choose to interact with us via social media should read the terms of service and privacy policies (click on the icons to the right to view) of these third-party service providers and those of any applications you use to access them.

Personal information that you provide to the Arctic Arts Summit via social media account(s) is collected pursuant to the Arctic Arts Summit’s enabling statute. This information is collected to capture conversations (e.g. questions and answers, comments, “likes”, retweets) between you and the Arctic Arts Summit. It may be used to respond to inquiries, or for statistical, evaluation and reporting purposes. Comments posted that violate Canadian law will be deleted and disclosed to law enforcement authorities. Comments that violate our Net Etiquette policy will also be deleted. The personal information is included in Personal Information Bank Standard Classes of Records PRN 939 (Communications).