THE TOWN OF CARLETON PLACE MUNICIPAL WEBSITE
In the course of operating The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website, we may collect two types of information about our users: Personal Information and Non-Personal Information.
"Personal Information" is personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, E-mail address, birth date and gender. Personal Information is collected by us when you choose to provide it to us when registering for The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website, such as when you choose to subscribe to a Service, enter a promotion or choose to receive information. In addition, if you choose to contact any of our municipal government representatives, we may keep a record of that correspondence so that we may fully address the subject matter. We may also receive Personal Information from our business partners and other third parties, provided that such third parties confirm to us that you have permitted them to share such information.
Business contact information such as the name, title, business address, E-mail address or telephone number of a business or professional person or an employee of an organization is not considered Personal Information.
"Non-Personal Information" is information of an anonymous nature, such as your Internet Protocol Address (IP Address), the domain you may have used to access a service on The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website, the type and version of browser or operating system you may be using, and the website you may have come from and visit next. Aggregate information, such as demographic statistics of our users (i.e., average age or geographical allocation of our users), number of visitors and average time spent on The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website, is also considered Non-Personal Information.
Non-Personal Information is collected or derived by us in the course of operating the Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website. For example, our web servers may automatically collect Non-Personal Information which is provided through your browser or stored on a cookie or through a web beacon when you choose to visit The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website. Non-Personal Information is used by The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website as described here.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information may be used by us for the following purposes:
(a) providing you with The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website information you have requested from us, including your use of The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website. We may from time to time use your Personal Information to contact you about changes, enhancements or similar notices related to The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website;
(b) if you indicated that you were interested in receiving offers or information from The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website or certain of our selected sponsors or advertisers, The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website may send you E-mail materials and other mailings about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. If at any time you would like to end your subscription to any such E-mail materials, email to this extent to email@example.com;
(c) if you enter a contest or other promotion offered on The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website, we may, under the rules of the promotion, use your name and certain other information to administer the promotion, such as contacting, announcing and promoting the winners of the promotion;
(d) The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website may also use Personal Information if it has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful when investigating a contravention of a federal, provincial or foreign law or in order to protect or defend a legal interest.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will not sell or rent your Personal Information to anyone.
We will only disclose your Personal Information to third parties:
(a) where you have specifically given us your consent to disclose your Personal Information for a designated purpose;
(b) who are acting on our behalf as our agents, suppliers or service providers, solely to enable us to more efficiently provide you with the services from The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website. Such entities act under strict contractual controls, requiring them to maintain the confidentiality of all such Personal Information and to use such information solely for purposes related to the provision of The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website;
(c) as may be set out in the Terms And Conditions applicable to a service on The Town of Carleton Place Municipal Website, to facilitate the provision of such service, such as fulfilling legal requirements;
(d) as required by law, including by an order of any court, institution or body with jurisdiction or authority to compel the production of information, or in order to protect or defend a legal interest;
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(Last Updated on October 5, 2009)