Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to you. And it's important to us as well. the Township of Wellington North will not sell, distribute, barter or transfer any of your personally identifiable information to companies, organizations or other parties outside of the Township of Wellington North without your permission.

For more detailed information about how we protect your personal information, how you can contact us with questions about privacy or any other privacy-related concerns, continue reading below.

Protecting Your Privacy

We at the Township of Wellington North recognize and respect the privacy of each visitor to our web site and are committed to protecting your privacy. Our privacy policy is designed to help you to understand the type of personal information we gather and how we collect, use and safeguard it. The policy reflects our commitment to take commercially-reasonable steps to protect the privacy and confidentiality of the personal information you entrust to us. This policy will continuously be assessed and updated to reflect new technologies, business practices and client needs. We reserve the right to alter our privacy policies and will post any alterations to these principles on our web site in a timely manner.

What does this policy cover?

Our privacy policy covers the Township of Wellington North's treatment of your personally identifying information when you visit or when you use any of the Township of Wellington North’s services. Our policy also covers the Township of Wellington North's treatment of any personally identifying information that our business partners share with the Township of Wellington North and to the personally identifying information that the Township of Wellington North shares with its business partners.

What does 'personally identifying information' mean?

'Personally identifying information' is any information which can, by its nature, identify who you are. Examples of this type of information are your name, address, phone number and email address.

What kind of personally identifying information does the Township of Wellington North collect?

The Township of Wellington North collects some personal information from clients and from subscribers to its web content. In addition to name, address (postal and email), telephone number and quote details, we may collect demographics and opinions of subscribers or potential subscribers to our website and form submissions.

How does the Township of Wellington North collect the information?

The Township of Wellington North collects information about readers and online users through product order forms and surveys, contests, over the telephone, through the mail, by email, by fax and through our websites.

How does the Township of Wellington North use the information you obtain?

The Township of Wellington North uses the personal information we collect for three main purposes:
To deliver the products and services you have requested from us; To customize our advertising and editorial content; To contact you (or have an authorized third party contact you) about specials and new products and services. The Township of Wellington North may also use information about subscribers' and online users' interests and preferences as well as feedback we receive from surveys to improve our products and customer service. The Township of Wellington North makes all commercially-reasonable efforts to ensure that information is used responsibly and only for its intended purpose.

What about demographic data that you collect?

The Township of Wellington North may from time to time conduct voluntary surveys of visitors to the site to obtain demographic information about them. Such information may be compiled and shared in an anonymous aggregate form with advertisers and other third parties but no personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals.

When do you disclose my personal information to others?

The Township of Wellington North will only send personally identifiable information about you to other organizations when we have your consent to share the information or: We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested. We need to send the information to organizations who work on behalf of the Township of Wellington North to provide a product or service to you. (Unless we tell you differently and unless you consent, these companies do not have any right to use the personal information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.) We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process. We may disclose personal information to our purchaser or new corporate entity in the event of a sale, merger or substantial restructuring of our business. We will obtain your express consent before using or disclosing your personal information for any purposes not identified in this policy.

What happens to the information I provide when registering for a site mailing list?

Applicants to the Township of Wellington North’s mailing list provides us with a name, password and a working email address. We use this information to set up your account. We do not sell or redistribute the membership list and will not send you email at the address you provide, except if you have subscribed to one of our email products, or for infrequent announcements, or to resolve issues that may arise with your account.

What about the information I post on your public forums?

Depending on the site, the name or email address you register with us will be posted on our message boards and public forums if you post comments there. Remember that the information you post can be publicly viewed. You should exercise caution in deciding what personal information you will share in these public forums. Members are expected to comply with the rules governing the message board but we cannot control third parties' use of information you may choose to provide in this public forum.

What about other sites that are linked to your site?

The sites of advertisers, sponsors and other third-party services may be accessible from the Township of Wellington North's site. These third parties may collect information for their own promotions and offers and may have their own privacy policies. The Township of Wellington North is not responsible for these third-party policies or actions and bear no liability for them.

What other steps should I take to protect my privacy online?

There is always the risk that personal information disclosed online in forum areas or emails may be intercepted, collected and used. The Township of Wellington North is not responsible if that information is intercepted. You transmit information to anyone at your own risk. You should safeguard your passwords from others and take steps to keep your personal information safe.

I have other questions or concerns not answered in this document. How do I contact you?

To access your personal information, inform us of changes you believe need to be made to that information, request that we investigate a concern you have about our personal information practices or obtain further information about this policy, please contact:

Privacy Officer
township@wellington-north.com
Township of Wellington North
Last Updated August 2015