ES&E Magazine and CANECT are owned and produced by Environmental Science and Engineering Publications (ES&E). Information presented on the CANECT and ES&E websites are collected from a variety of sources presumed to be accurate and complete. ES&E cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information presented. Material shown only conveys information and should not be considered as legal or professional advice.

Privacy Policy

ES&E regards information gathered in the course of producing ES&E Magazine and CANECT as proprietary. We are committed to the following principles:


The President is the designated Privacy Officer for ES&E. He is responsible for ensuring the principles of this policy are adhered to.

Purpose of Data Collection

ES&E collects a very limited amount of information from its subscribers and attendees. This data includes name, title/position, business name and address, telephone and fax numbers, email and website address (where applicable). In addition, we may ask what types of goods or services the subscriber/attendee’s company sells or buys. This information is collected for the following purposes:

  1. To determine if the person supplying the information qualifies for a controlled (free) subscription to ES&E magazine (based upon professional services or industry affiliation).
  2. To help target magazine and course content for the reader/attendee’s benefit.
  3. To advise advertisers and potential advertisers of the type of readers, so that they may include goods and services in their advertisements that are of interest to them.
  4. To advise speakers and exhibitors of the type of CANECT attendees, so that they may target their educational focus to areas that are of interest to them.


ES&E Magazine is also sent on a complimentary basis to individuals in the industry served by the publication, as is information on CANECT. The name and address information for such individuals may be obtained from a variety of sources, including, but not limited to, association membership lists, business directories and tradeshow attendee lists.

If a subscriber indicates that he or she no longer wishes to receive ES&E Magazine, that individual’s mailing information is purged from our active mailing database.

If a person indicates that he or she no longer wishes to receive information on CANECT, that individual’s mailing information is purged from our active mailing database

Limiting Collection

Any additional data that is collected (i.e., payment information) is stored in a secure database with access restricted to authorized personnel only. At no time is information shared, be it personal or company, outside of its original purpose.

Use, Disclosure, Retention

ES&E’s collection of information is limited to that necessary for hard copy and digital magazine subscriptions and promotion of CANECT. All data is kept in accordance with Alliance for Audited Media audit requirements for the duration of three years, or until it is renewed. ES&E also transmits preapproved email messages from third party organizations.

Website Content

The site contains links to third party promotional partners. ES&E is not responsible for these sites, or for any marketing or other use of user information by other third parties.

These third parties include, but are not limited to, organizations that purchase advertising space on the website and CANECT sponsors. Non-personal information about users may be shared with third parties for marketing, advertising or research purposes.

User comments on this website are the property of ES&E and may be reproduced without permission. ES&E does not take responsibility for the accuracy of information provided by other users. Comments should not contain material that may be considered unlawful, obscene, abusive or objectionable. ES&E reserves the right to, but is not obligated to, delete any material that it considers inappropriate.


All data is held in secured offices that have no public access. Computers on which the data is stored are password protected and a firewall prevents unauthorized outside access.

All ES&E staff members are aware of the proprietary nature of our lists and that they must keep them confidential. All staff members have a copy of this privacy policy and are expected to adhere to its provisions at all times.

Individual Access

Any subscriber can update his or her mailing information at any time in writing by either postal service or by email to info@esemag.com.


Our websites, www.esemag.com and www.canect.net include a copy of ES&E’s Privacy Policy. Our Privacy Officer can be reached at 905-727-4666 with any questions or concerns regarding our compliance with the Canadian Federal Privacy Act.