Protecting the privacy and personal information of individuals is an important consideration in the way we structure our online and offline activities. When visiting our website there is no requirement to identify yourself.
The WREDC collects non-identifying information from your computer when visiting our websites. This information includes the Internet Protocol (IP) address, type of browser, date and time of visit, and the different webpages visited by you. This information is used strictly for statistical reporting purposes, and to design and improve access to information and services available on our website. This information is not combined with other information or services to determine your browsing habits on websites beyond those operated by us, or to identify you personally.
Cookie technology captures aggregate and not individual information on visitor use patterns. This is a computer code that tracks "traffic" so we can determine how effective our websites are in providing information and services to the public. A cookie contains no information that can identify you personally and the WREDC acquires no knowledge of your browsing path once you leave our website. Apart from providing a performance measure, the data collected by the cookie is otherwise meaningless.
There may be instances where your personal information is required to provide you with information or services. Where your information is required, the amount collected will be limited to the minimum amount and type necessary to provide you with the information or service requested. This information will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected and will not be used to create an individual profile or combined with other information held by the WREDC to create a new database of information.
All contents of the WREDC's online site is Copyright © 2016 the WREDC. All rights reserved.
The WREDC Logo is a registered trademark of the WREDC. Any reproduction of the Logo without the WREDC's expressed permission is prohibited.
Unless specifically authorized by the WREDC, you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, licence, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this website.
For convenience purposes, our online sites may contain links to external websites operated by third-parties. The purpose of providing these external links is for your convenience and to avoid duplicating information that is already being maintained by a source organization elsewhere online.
Links to external websites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the WREDC. The WREDC does not endorse, approve, certify, or control external websites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficiency, timeliness or correctness of the information located on third-party websites. Reference to any third-party product, service, event or publication does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favouring by the WREDC its employees or Board members.
The WREDC's social media accounts, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, serve as a mechanism for disseminating information in a timely manner and enhancing the WREDC's ability to share community news with a wide audience.
Third-party content (including community event information, comments and external links) posted on the WREDC's social media accounts does not necessarily reflect the opinions and position of the WREDC, its employees and/or Board members. The WREDC reserves the right not to post or to delete comments, links and other content that:
Your personal information may be used to provide you with access to the engagement tools within the website and receive your feedback. It may be used to identify engagement opportunities which may be of interest to you arising from your self-identified location, or age, or for us to contact you. Your information will not be used by the WREDC in any other manner other than as noted within this policy.
Yes, the WREDC will use email communications to notify you of engagement campaigns you may be interested in. You may choose to opt out, or unsubscribe from these emails at any time using the unsubscribe link included in each email.
The WREDC will never sell your personal information. The WREDC may be required to disclose your personal information; however we will only ever do so as required by law.
Yes, the WREDC collects non-identifying information including:
The non-identifying information is used for statistical reporting purposes and to understand how site visitors are using the site. This information will be used to guide enhancements to the tools, services and information available on our website. This information will not be combined with any other information or service to determine your browsing habits on other websites, or to identify you personally.
Advice received via this website should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation.
The WREDC and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes to our online sites at any time. The WREDC and/or its respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on this website for any purpose. All such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The WREDC and/or its respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
All matters relating to your access to, or use of, the WREDC's websites shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the Province of Ontario.