DenmanIsland.com is committed to protecting the
privacy of people whose personal information is
held by us through responsible information management
practices. Any personal information provided to
DenmanIsland.com is collected, used and disclosed
in accordance with British Columbia’s Personal
Information Protection Act (PIPA).
What is Personal Information?
Personal information is recorded information about
an identifiable individual. Personal information
includes such things as an individual's name, address,
birth date, e-mail address and phone number. When
we collect your personal information we must identify:
- The purpose for collecting the personal information,
- The legal authority for collecting it, and
- The contact information of our Privacy Officer
who can answer your questions about the collection
of that information.
Information Automatically Collected
If you visit our web site to browse, read pages,
or download information, we will gather and store
certain information about the visit. The following
information is automatically collected and stored:
- The Internet Protocol Address and domain name
used. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical
identifier assigned either to your Internet service
provider or directly to your computer. This address
can be translated to determine the domain name
of your service provider (e.g. aol.com or earthlink.com);
- The type of browser and operating system;
- The date and time of the visit; and
- The web pages or services accessed.
Information collected automatically is used for
purposes such as assessing system performance, improving
web services and web site management. DenmanIsland.com
does not use this data to determine your identity
unless required to do so as part of an internal
investigation or other law enforcement purpose.
Information Collected Directly From You
Personal information is collected, used, disclosed
and retained by our website is done so under the
authority of British Columbia’s Personal
Information Protection Act (PIPA). Personal
information will only be used by authorized staff
to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally
collected or for a use consistent with that purpose
unless you expressly consent otherwise. We do not
disclose your information to other public bodies
or individuals except as authorized by PIPA.
DenmanIsland.com does not collect personal information
about you unless you voluntarily provide it to use
specific online services. However, if you choose
not to provide the information required for online
services you may still be able to access our services
by traditional methods such as personal contact,
fax or mail. Your decision not to participate in
electronic service delivery activities will not
impair your ability to browse the web site and read
the information it contains.
If you believe that your personal information is
being used for a purpose other than what was intended
please direct your inquiries
to our Privacy Officer.
What safeguards are in place?
DenmanIsland.com is obligated to protect your personal
information by making reasonable security arrangements
against such risks as unauthorized access, collection,
use, disclosure or disposal. Security measures have
been integrated into the design, implementation
and day-to-day operating practices as part of our
continuing commitment to the protection of personal
information we hold.
How long is information retained?
The length of retention will vary in relation to
the nature of the service. If DenmanIsland.com uses
your personal information to make a decision that
directly affects you, it must retain that information
for at least one year so that you have a reasonable
opportunity to obtain access to it. Information
collected or created by DenmanIsland.com is maintained
in accordance with PIPA requirements.
How can I access and correct information
I submit to a web site?
You can review any personal information collected
about you by submitting a written information request
to our Privacy Officer.
Links to other web sites
Visitors should be aware our web site may include
links to web sites operated by other private businesses,
government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
When you click a link to visit another site, this
if one exists. DenmanIsland.com is not responsible
for the privacy practices or content of external
Who to contact for more information about
Any questions, concerns or complaints regarding
Officer. If your complaint is not resolved to
your satisfaction the PIPA provides a mechanism
for independent review by contacting the Information
and Privacy Commissioner.
This information is provided as a public service
by DenmanIsland.com, S-3, C-11, Denman Island, British
Columbia, Canada, V0R 1T0.
This web site and all of the information it contains
are provided "as is" without warranty
of any kind, whether express or implied. All implied
warranties, including, without limitation, implied
warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose, and non-infringement, are hereby expressly
Limitation of Liabilities
Under no circumstances will DenmanIsland.com be
liable to any person or business entity for any
direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential,
or other damages based on any use of this Web site
or any other Web site to which this site is linked,
including, without limitation, any lost profits,
business interruption, or loss of programs or information,
even if DenmanIsland.com has been specifically advised
of the possibility of such damages.