Objective & Scope of Policy
For the purposes of this Policy:
“Visitor” means an individual who has requested information from Build Toronto by accessing its website at www.buildtoronto.ca and is also referred to as “you”;
“Build Toronto” is also referred to as “we”, “our” or “us”;
“Personal Information” means any information, recorded in any form, about an identified individual, or an individual whose identity may be inferred or determined from such information.
Build Toronto does not collect any information and/or store it in an online environment, other than the information you submit to receive printed materials from us or to sign up for our e-mail newsletter.
Build Toronto logs HTTP requests to the Build Toronto’s server. These logs record the IP address of site visitors. An IP address is the number automatically assigned to the computer or to the ISP (Internet Service Provider) requesting a URL.
Our logging is passive and we do not use technologies such as “cookies” or “Web bugs” to maintain any information on site visitors. Logged information, also known as clickstream data, is recorded in non-identifiable form and is used by Build Toronto staff or those under contract for Web site system administration. Log files are archived and used for systems analysis, maintenance and site evaluation.
This Policy is in effect as of October 20, 2010. We will review, and may revise our privacy practices and this Policy.
Use & Disclosure
Build Toronto does not share, exchange or lend personal information to any third party except with persons for purposes of administration and to contracted service providers for providing services relating to business and who agree to comply with our policies relating to privacy and confidentiality of information.
We use our electronic newsletter and e-mail for communicating to our stakeholder from whom we have received consent. If you sign up for our e-mail newsletter, please provide only your e-mail address. Each newsletter that is e-mailed to you will display instructions on how to unsubscribe (opt-out) from our mailing list.
Statistics are gathered from the e-mails in order to track the effectiveness of the mailings. This information is only used for our own internal purposes.
Please note that there are circumstances where the use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be justified or permitted, or where we are obliged to disclose information without consent. Such circumstances may include:
- where required by law or by order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental tribunal;
- where we believe, upon reasonable grounds, that it is necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of an identifiable person or group;
- where it is necessary to permit us to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that we may sustain; or
- where the information being disclosed or used is in the public domain.
In situations where we are obliged or permitted to disclose information without consent, we will not disclose more information than is required in the applicable circumstances.
We welcome any comments and suggestions about this site. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.