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Privacy Statement

Effective Date: April 14, 2023


Table of Contents

  • Introduction

  • Data Protection Officer

  • How we collect and use (process) your personal information

  • Use of the website

  • Cookies and tracking technologies

  • Use of the thirdstream services

  • When and how we share information with third parties

  • Transferring personal data to the U.S.

  • Data Subject rights

  • Security of your information

  • Data storage and retention

  • Questions, concerns, or complaints  



We understand that you are aware of and care about your own personal privacy interests, and we take that seriously. This Privacy Notice describes thirdstream’s policies and practices regarding its collection and use of your personal data, and sets forth your privacy rights. We recognize that information privacy is an ongoing responsibility, and so we will from time to time update this Privacy Notice as we undertake new personal data practices or adopt new privacy policies.


Data Protection Officer

thirdstream is headquartered at 105 - 8 Street South, Lethbridge, AB. T1J 2J4, Canada. thirdstream has appointed an internal data protection officer for you to contact if you have any questions or concerns about thirdstream’s personal data policies or practices. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please direct your query to thirdstream’s data protection officer.  thirdstream’s data protection officer’s name and contact information are as follows: 


Keith Ginter

thirdstream,  105 - 8 Street South, Lethbridge, AB. T1J 2J4, Canada       1 (403) 381-1360


How we collect and use (process) your personal information

thirdstream collects personal information about its website visitors and customers. With a few exceptions, this information is generally limited to:

  • name 

  • job title 

  • employer name 

  • work address 

  • work email 

  • work phone number 

We use this information to provide prospects and customers with services. 

We do not sell personal information to anyone and only share it with third parties who are facilitating the delivery of our services.

From time to time, thirdstream receives personal information about individuals from third parties. Typically, information collected from third parties will include further details on your employer or industry. We may also collect your personal data from a third party website (e.g. LinkedIn) 


Use of the thirdstream Website

As is true of most other websites, thirdstream’s website collects certain information automatically and stores it in log files. The information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the internet, browser type, operating system and other usage information about the use of thirdstream’s website, including a history of the pages you view. We use this information to help us design our site to better suit our users’ needs. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website, analyze trends, track visitor movements, and gather broad demographic information that assists us in identifying visitor preferences.

thirdstream has a legitimate interest in understanding how members, customers and potential customers use its website. This assists thirdstream with providing more relevant products and services, with communicating value to our sponsors and corporate members, and with providing appropriate staffing to meet member and customer needs.


Cookies and tracking technologies

Cookie Notice

At Thirdstream, we use cookies and other similar technologies to enhance your browsing experience on our website and to understand how you interact with our content. This Cookie Notice explains what cookies are, how we use them, and your choices regarding their use.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies and similar technologies for a variety of purposes, including:

  • Analyzing website usage: We use cookies to understand how visitors use our website and to improve its functionality and performance.

  • Personalizing content: We use cookies to personalize the content and ads that you see based on your interests and browsing history.

  • Remembering preferences: We use cookies to remember your preferences, such as language settings, and to make your browsing experience more convenient.

  • Security and authentication: We use cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent activity.


Your choices

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies. You can control the use of cookies on our website by adjusting your browser settings. Please note that disabling cookies may impact your browsing experience on our website.

Third-party cookies

We also use third-party cookies from trusted partners to analyze website usage, personalize content and ads, and for other purposes. These cookies are subject to the privacy policies of these third-party providers, and we encourage you to review their policies before consenting to their use.

Updates to this Cookie Notice

We may update this Cookie Notice from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and we encourage you to review this page periodically for the latest information.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of cookies, please contact us at:



105 - 8 Street South

Lethbridge, AB. T1J 2J4

Phone: 1 (403) 381-1360

Sharing information with third parties

The personal information thirdstream collects from you is stored in one or more databases hosted by third parties located in Canada. These third parties do not use or have access to your personal information for any purpose other than cloud storage and retrieval. On occasion, thirdstream engages third parties to send information to you, including information about our products, services, and events.


We do not otherwise reveal your personal data to non-thirdstream persons or businesses for their independent use unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) it’s in connection with thirdstream-hosted and thirdstream co-sponsored conferences as described above; (3) the information is provided to comply with the law (for example, compelled by law enforcement to comply with a search warrant, subpoena, or court order), enforce an agreement we have with you, or to protect our rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of our employees or others; (4) the information is provided to our agents, vendors or service providers who perform functions on our behalf; (5) to address emergencies or acts of God; or (6) to address disputes, claims, or to persons demonstrating legal authority to act on your behalf. We may also gather aggregated data about our services and website visitors and disclose the results of such aggregated (but not personally identifiable) information to our partners, service providers, advertisers, and/or other third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.


The thirdstream website connects with third party services such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and others. If you choose to share information from the thirdstream website through these services, you should review the privacy policy of that service. If you are a member of a third party service, the aforementioned connections may allow that service to connect your visit to our site to your personal data.


Transferring personal data to the U.S.

thirdstream has its headquarters in Canada. Information we collect about you will be processed in Canada. By using thirdstream’s services, you acknowledge that your personal information will be processed in Canada. Canada has not sought nor received a finding of “adequacy” from the European Union under Article 45 of the GDPR. Pursuant to Article 46 of the GDPR, thirdstream is providing for appropriate safeguards by entering binding, standard data protection clauses, enforceable by data subjects in the EEA and the UK. These clauses have been enhanced based on the guidance of the European Data Protection Board and will be updated when the new draft model clauses are approved.

Depending on the circumstance, thirdstream also collects and transfers to the U.S. personal data with consent; to perform a contract with you; or to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of thirdstream in a manner that does not outweigh your rights and freedoms. thirdstream endeavors to apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data and to use it only consistent with your relationship with thirdstream and the practices described in this Privacy Statement. thirdstream also enters into data processing agreements and model clauses with its vendors whenever feasible and appropriate. Since it was founded, thirdstream has received zero government requests for information.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at


Data Subject rights

This Privacy Notice is intended to provide you with information about what personal data thirdstream collects about you and how it is used. 

If you wish to confirm that thirdstream is processing your personal data, or to have access to the personal data thirdstream may have about you, please contact us.

You may also request information about: the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside thirdstream might have received the data from thirdstream; what the source of the information was (if you didn’t provide it directly to thirdstream); and how long it will be stored. You have a right to correct (rectify) the record of your personal data maintained by thirdstream if it is inaccurate. You may request that thirdstream erase that data or cease processing it, subject to certain exceptions. You may also request that thirdstream cease using your data for direct marketing purposes. In many countries, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how thirdstream processes your personal data. When technically feasible, thirdstream will—at your request—provide your personal data to you.

Reasonable access to your personal data will be provided at no cost. If access cannot be provided within a reasonable time frame, thirdstream will provide you with a date when the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, thirdstream will provide an explanation as to why access has been denied.

For questions or complaints concerning the processing of your personal data, you can email us at Alternatively, if you are located in the European Union, you can also have recourse to the European Data Protection Supervisor or with your nation’s data protection authority.


Data storage and retention

Your personal data is stored by the thirdstream on its servers, and on the servers of the cloud-based database management services the thirdstream engages, located in the Canada. The thirdstream retains service data for the duration of the customer’s business relationship with the thirdstream and for a period of time thereafter, to analyze the data for thirdstream’s own operations, and for historical and archiving purposes associated with thirdstream’s services. thirdstream retains prospect data until such time as it no longer has business value and is purged from thirdstream systems. All personal data that thirdstream controls may be deleted upon verified request from Data Subjects or their authorized agents. For more information on where and how long your personal data is stored, and for more information on your rights of erasure and portability, please contact us at:


Children’s data

We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive information from children.


Questions, concerns or complaints

If you have questions, concerns, complaints, or would like to exercise your rights, please contact us at:


105 - 8 Street South

Lethbridge, AB. T1J 2J4

Phone: 1 (403) 381-1360

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