Information Collection and Use

The personal information gathered during the profiling process is used to help evaluate your fit to the opportunity with the (potential) employer. The data gathered are hosted by a third party application provider and will not be shared with anyone except registered users with the (potential) employer or registered consultants working on behalf of the (potential) employer without your express permission.

Periodically, the application provider collects the data on an aggregate basis for the purposes of validating the selection process in the form of a professional report. You will not be personally identified in the professional validation report and the data are managed by trained research professionals who act in accordance with current privacy legislation.

Any personal data collected here will not be shared with any person or organization for any other purpose than stated here.

The directors and managers of the Self Management Group have taken measures to ensure privacy compliance including appropriate training, evaluation of the system and audits. A privacy officer has been designated to deal with complaints.

The data will be maintained in the third party system for a period of not more than five (5) years after which time it will be removed from the active database, de-identified and stored in an offline archival database.


The Self Management Group website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. When leaving our website, be sure to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. Our privacy statement applies solely to information collected on the Self Management Group website.


Self Management Group has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information. We use industry standard procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, such as firewalls, encryption, token authentication, application proxies, monitoring technology, and adaptive analysis of network traffic to track abuse of our network and its data.

Unfortunately, when you submit information about yourself to Self Management Group over the Internet the information may travel over many systems that are not under the control of Self Management Group. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate and typical physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

All employees, contractors and other companies engaged by Self Management Group for work that involves access to personal information are contractually required to keep the information confidential and not to use it in any way other than what is necessary to perform their work for Self Management Group.


A cookie is information that a website transfers to your computer for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are typically used to save a user's password so that the user does not have to re-enter their password each time they visit the same website. In addition, cookies can make the Internet more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular website. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and most websites use them to provide useful features for their members. Most Internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can set your Internet browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do.

Self Management Group may use cookies. In the future, cookies may be used to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our websites. Some of our other partners may use cookies on our website, also but we do not have access to or control over their cookies.

IP Address

An IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. All computer identification on the Internet is conducted with IP addresses, which allow computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Your IP address does not contain your name but does provide additional demographic information.

Self Management Group does not release IP addresses to advertisers or third parties. We use your IP address to help diagnose or detect problems with our server, for security reasons, to conduct system administration and site analysis, and to administer our website. Any demographic information collected from your IP address is separated from your name and email address to protect your privacy.

Notification of Changes to the Privacy Policy

The Self Management Group Privacy Policy may be updated to increase our users' privacy protection or to improve our information practices. If there are changes made in the future, the changes will not affect information already collected. Any changes to the Self Management Group Privacy Policy will be available on this page for members to review.

If you have any questions about the Self Management Group Privacy Policy, the information practices of this website, send your request to:

Self Management Group

155 Rexdale Blvd. Suite 304, Toronto ON, M9W 5Z8, Canada Tel: 416.746.0444 Fax: 416.746.6757
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