- This policy covers how Vancouver Island Singles treats personal information that Vancouver Island Singles collects and receives, including information related to your past use of Vancouver Island Singles products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.
- This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Vancouver Island Singles does not own or control, or to people that Vancouver Island Singles does not employ or manage.
Information Collection and Use
- Vancouver Island Singles collects personal information when you register with Vancouver Island Singles, when you use Vancouver Island Singles products or services, when you visit Vancouver Island Singles pages or the pages of certain Vancouver Island Singles partners, and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes. Vancouver Island Singles may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.
- When you register we ask for information such as your name, email address, birth date, gender, zip code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. Once you register with Vancouver Island Singles and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.
- Vancouver Island Singles collects information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of financial products and services that we offer.
- Vancouver Island Singles automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, Vancouver Island Singles cookie information, and the page you request.
- Vancouver Island Singles uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
- Vancouver Island Singles does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Vancouver Island Singles under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help Vancouver Island Singles communicate with you about offers from Vancouver Island Singles and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;
- Vancouver Island Singles displays targeted advertisements based on personal information. Advertisers (including ad serving companies) may assume that people who interact with, view, or click on targeted ads meet the targeting criteria - for example, women ages 18-24 from a particular geographic area.
- Vancouver Island Singles does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
- Vancouver Island Singles advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).
- A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site.
- Vancouver Island Singles may set and access e-Unity Corporation cookies on your computer.
- Vancouver Island Singles lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to Vancouver Island Singles' cookies.
- Vancouver Island Singles may use action tags, single pixel gifs, or web beacons to access Vancouver Island Singles cookies inside and outside our network of web sites and in connection with Vancouver Island Singles products and services.
Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences
- You can edit your Vancouver Island Singles Account Information, including your marketing preferences, at any time.
- New categories of marketing communications may be added to the Marketing Preferences page from time to time. Users who visit this page can opt out of receiving future marketing communications from these new categories or they can unsubscribe by following instructions contained in the messages they receive.
- We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Vancouver Island Singles service, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Vancouver Island Singles Newsletter (BLOG???), that are considered part of your Vancouver Island Singles account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
- You can delete your Vancouver Island Singles account by visiting our Account Deletion page.
Confidentiality and Security
- We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
- We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.
- Your Vancouver Island Singles Account Information is password-protected.
Vancouver Island Singles may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your Vancouver Island Singles account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
Questions and Suggestions
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at:
Vancouver Island Singles
P.O. BOX 785
Errington, B.C., Canada