The Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC) is committed to protecting the security and privacy of all those who visit our website. To help you understand how we collect and use information gathered on our website, please note the following overview:
Personal Information Provided by Consent
MWC does not collect individual identifiable data from users on our website unless you have chosen to provide it to us either via an electronic form or email. All information is kept strictly confidential. There are a number of ways we collect your information on our website. You provide personal information when:
- Sending an email
- Submitting an online request
- Registering for an event
By using any of these services, you automatically consent to the collection and use of your personal information by MWC, as described in this policy. It is important to note that you may withdraw your consent at any time simply by emailing us. If you do not give consent, or you later withdraw it, you may not be able to receive certain services that rely on the collection and use of personal information.
IP Addresses & Website Traffic
When you visit our website, we collect some basic statistical information that does not identify you as an individual user. This includes the amount of traffic visiting the site, which pages are visited and for how long, which search engines the visitors are using to get to our site, and what ISP they are using. We use the information we collect to improve the quality of our website, enhance or tailor the information we offer, and make your experience on our site as valuable and efficient as possible. None of this information is ever disclosed to third parties. It is kept strictly confidential.
Third Party Links & Websites
From time to time MWC will provide links to third parties as a courtesy to our visitors. They may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We encourage you to review any privacy policies or notices posted by those service providers.
Questions & More Information
For more information on the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), please visit https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/privacy-topics/privacy-laws-in-canada/the-personal-information-protection-and-electronic-documents-act-pipeda/.