The Cowichan River Lodge is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Cowichan River Lodge website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Cowichan River Lodge website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The Cowichan River Lodge collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. The Cowichan River Lodge also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Cowichan River Lodge. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Cowichan River Lodge for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Cowichan River Lodge website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Cowichan River Lodge public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: The Cowichan River Lodge does not read any of your private online communications.
The Cowichan River Lodge encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Cowichan River Lodge so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Cowichan River Lodge is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Cowichan River Lodge and the Cowichan River Lodge family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
The Cowichan River Lodge collects and uses your personal information to operate the Cowichan River Lodge website and deliver the services you have requested. The Cowichan River Lodge also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from the Cowichan River Lodge and its affiliates. The Cowichan River Lodge may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
The Cowichan River Lodge does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Cowichan River Lodge may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, the Cowichan River Lodge may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the Cowichan River Lodge, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Cowichan River Lodge does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
The Cowichan River Lodge keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within the Cowichan River Lodge, in order to determine what the Cowichan River Lodge services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Cowichan River Lodge to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. This data will not be retained longer than required to continue to provide the services described above.
The Cowichan River Lodge websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Cowichan River Lodge or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Cowichan River Lodge; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Cowichan River Lodge, or the public.
The Cowichan River Lodge website uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Cowichan River Lodge pages, or register with the Cowichan River Lodge site or services, a cookie helps the Cowichan River Lodge to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same the Cowichan River Lodge website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the GAIN Group features that you customized.
You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Cowichan River Lodge services or web sites you visit.
Security of your Personal Information
The Cowichan River Lodge secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Cowichan River Lodge secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
The Cowichan River Lodge will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. The Cowichan River Lodge encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Cowichan River Lodge is protecting your information.
The Cowichan River Lodge welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Cowichan River Lodge has not adhered to this Statement, please contact the Cowichan River Lodge at email@example.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.