The Heart of Georgian Bay is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. This Privacy Statement explains the current information management practices on our website.
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We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or conducting business through electronic channels. The handling of all personal information by the Heart of Georgian Bay is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. When you visit our website, we will not collect personal information.
Cookies are generally used to make it more convenient for users to move around our websites. If you choose, they may be used to ‘remember’ your password and make it easier and faster to log-in to certain sites. These types of cookies need to be stored on your computer’s hard drive.
The use of these tools does not allow us or our analytics service providers to identify individuals.
You can opt-out of analytics activity by setting your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent and block analytics cookies if desired. Please consult your browser’s Help Menu for instructions. Visiting our website with analytics cookies disabled will have no significant impact on your browsing experience.
Google currently offers a free Google Analytics opt-out tool for Internet Explorer (versions 7 and 8), Google Chrome (4.x and higher), and Mozilla Firefox (3.5 and higher).
Thank you for visiting the Heart of Georgian Bay website and reviewing our online Privacy Statement in detail. Respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information in an online environment is a priority for us. These statements supplement this Privacy Statement.
What kind of information is collected when you visit our websites?
When you browse or download information from our website, our servers automatically collect limited amounts of standard information for traffic monitoring and statistical purposes. The information is analyzed for operational trends, performance, and for ways to improve our sites. We cannot identify you from this information.
We collect the following standard types of information:
Our website collects the above noted information to provide visitors with access to information and services available on our websites. Our computer systems use hardware and software to anonymously monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information at our website, disrupt service, or otherwise cause damage. As a general practice, we make no attempt to link this information with the identity of individuals visiting our sites. If an attempt to damage our site has been detected, we can take further actions.
What happens when you send us personal information online?
You may choose to provide us with personal information such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address if you wish to:
When you visit our website, any personal information you provide will be used to respond to your message and/or provide you with the requested service or product. At the time the information is collected, you will be informed of the specific purpose for which it is being collected.
Cookies used by the Heart of Georgian Bay, do not give us access to anything on your hard drive and cannot do anything to your computer
What steps can I take to protect my online activities?
Users are encouraged to learn about protecting their own computers to ensure that their online activities remain private. One place to start for tips on home network security is a Question and Answer sheet produced by the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute – CERT Coordination Center.