How We Use Your Information
We may also use personal information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze Site usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize the Site’s content, layout, and services. These uses improve the Site and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using the Site.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletters, we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe in the email. If you wish to no longer receive our newsletters you may update the settings in your account, follow the instructions located in the email, or you may contact us at [email protected].
What Information Do We Collect?
Our primary purpose in collecting personal information from you is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our service to make your experience safer and easier. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.
In general, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you become a User, we require you to provide various contact and identity information, billing information, and other personal information as indicated on the relevant forms on the Site (which vary, depending on what kind of User you are), and you are no longer anonymous to us. Where possible, on these forms we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional.
In addition, as you use the Site, you can from time to time enter or send to us personal information. As you use the Site you can also from time to time enter personal information about third parties.
You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to become a User or by not using the particular feature of the Site for which the information is being collected.
Some of our pages utilize framing techniques to serve content to from our partners while preserving the look and feel of our site. Please be aware that you are providing your personal information to these third parties and not to www.greenbelt.ca.
We also automatically track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on our Site and store it through log files. We use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from, which URL you next go, your computer browser information, and your IP address.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Greenbelt and our partners (e.g., advertising, marketing and analytics), affiliates, or other service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
Google Adwords and Facebook remarketing services
You can opt out of Google Adwords and Facebook remarketing by visiting the links below:
We collect personal information for the purpose of sending electronic messages including commercial electronic messages. In most cases, we ask individuals to specifically consent to receive these messages in accordance with the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation. Permission may be expressed in writing or be implied and may be given to us verbally, electronically, or through an authorized representative. Individuals may adjust what messages they receive or withdraw entirely from receiving these messages by visiting greenbelt.ca/unsubscribe or by emailing [email protected] please allow up to 10 days for these changes to take effect.
Our Disclosure of Your Information
Correcting and Updating Your Personal Information
You may, on request, have access to any personal information about you that we have by emailing contact us at [email protected] We will correct any errors in personal information that you bring to our attention. Our privacy officer will ensure that we follow the principles of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. He/she will receive and follow up on any inquiries or complaints about how we collect, use, and share personal information. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Additional Policy Information
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
661 Yonge Street, Suite 500
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (416) 960-0001