okanaganlakebc.ca uses and protects any information that you
submit to okanaganlakebc.ca when you use
okanaganlakebc.ca is committed to ensuring
that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain
information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured
that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Be aware that various submission forms (mostly in the Gossip
section) on okanaganlakebc.ca will post
information you submit to okanaganlakebc.ca
website, and that if you fill out and submit one of these various
submission forms, the information you submit may be posted to
okanaganlakebc.ca for everyone in the world
to view. Some forms on
okanaganlakebc.ca may or may not post information to
okanaganlakebc.ca website. The contact form will only email
okanaganlakebc.ca may change this policy
from time to time by updating this webpage. You should check this
page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any
changes. This policy is effective from January 23, 2010.
What we may collect
We may collect the following information:
What we do with the information you submit to us
okanaganlakebc.ca's promise is to not sell
or abuse anyone's business information, personal or private information, email address,
nor their views or comments.
We will in no way ever sell any information you provide to
okanaganlakebc.ca in any case whatsoever.
We may require information about your business, but only if you do
business with okanaganlakebc.ca.
Business information will only be used for billing and contact
information, or the minimum required in order to do business with okanaganlakebc.ca.
In no way will any information ever be sold or abused by
okanaganlakebc.ca. If you feel your
information has been abused or will be abused in any way, please let
us know by contacting us,
and we will try to rectify the problem the best we can.
If you submit feedback to okanaganlakebc.ca
we may use your feedback to reply to you, plus we may also use your
email address to send you important information about your own local
community in the future.
objective and promise is to:
implement and sustain full trust
of every citizen in every community by being courteous, honest
advise concerned citizens of what is
happening in their own local community, but only if they care to receive
implement best management and
business practices to deliver and sustain ultimate service
keep your personal information private
unless okanaganlakebc.ca is verbally or
otherwise advised by yourself or your business team
- keep your comments private and
okanaganlakebc.ca is verbally or
otherwise advised by yourself or your business team
**Warning** Free Community Advisory
WILL NOT automatically and "without your permission" add your business or
personal email address to
"Community Advisory email list" in order to advise you about
happenings in your own
local Okanagan BC community.
will email community advisories to you if request to be added and we feel they may be of
interest to you, and only if you wish to accept further emails after
the first email.
email list will only be for residents who reside, do business,
vacation, or own property in communities located around Okanagan
Lake BC. You are in no way obligated to accept any emails from
you may unsubscribe at any time by replying
to the email you receive from
Just type "UNSUBSCRIBE" in the subject line of your reply email.
You can rest assured that you will not receive any more email from
after you unsubscribe. Please don't mark
okanaganlakebc.ca email as junk or
spam, as we promise we won't send you any further emails if you
unsubscribe. Many do appreciate the Community advisory
service, and you wouldn't want to ruin it for them.
Internal record keeping.
We may use your
comments and information to improve our services.
We may periodically send promotional email about offers
or other information which we think you may find
interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We may use the information to customise the website according to
We will never ever provide your information to our third party partners
for marketing or promotional purposes.
We will absolutely never ever sell
your business or personal information, and that is
okanaganlakebc.ca's solid promise.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is kept private
and secure. In
order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in
place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to
safeguard and secure the information we collect online as best we
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your
computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the
cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a
particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as
an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your
needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information
about your preferences.
We may use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used.
This would help us analyse data about web page traffic and improve
our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We would only
use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the
data would be removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by
enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do
not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any
information about you, other than the data you choose to share with
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers
automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your
browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent
you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
okanaganlakebc.ca's website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites
of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave
our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that
other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the
protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst
visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy
statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy
statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information and/or comments
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal
information in the following ways:
whenever you are asked to fill
out a form on
okanaganlakebc.ca's website, check to
make sure if the information you submit will be posted to
okanaganlakebc.ca's website first before filling
out the form and before clicking on the submit button.
Most of the comment forms in the "Gossip" section do post your
information and/or comments to okanaganlakebc.ca's
website, so be careful. Look on the comment form, or just
below the form, and there will usually be a link to where your
comment will be posted on okanaganlakebc.ca.
If there is no link to where you are submitting the form to,
then you will be emailing us by clicking the submit button.
- if you have previously agreed to us using your business or
personal information for any purpose, you may change your mind
at any time.
If you believe that any information we are holding about you, or
any information on okanaganlakebc.ca's
website is incorrect, incomplete, and/or you changed your mind about
your comment being posted to okanaganlakebc.ca, please
contact us or write to us
just as soon as possible, using the address below. We will promptly
correct any information found to be incorrect, or remove information
you submitted if you let us
Certain laws or regulations may require that we disclose non-public
personal or private information about you or your company. In those
circumstances, and only if it is a requirement of law, only the
specific information requested by subpoena or court order will be
provided to the requesting party, and only for their use.
This policy may be revised from time to time. You should
periodically review this policy to note any modifications.