Personally Identifiable Information
Types of personally identifiable information that we may ask of you on the Community of Portal Village site includes the following:
- Mailing Address
- Email Address
- Postal Code
- Phone Number
If you choose to share any personally identifiable information with us, we may store it and use it for marketing research and other marketing purposes, which may include sharing it with other companies in the Community of Portal Village family and our business partners. We will never sell your information to any other third party. Personally identifiable information used for marketing purposes will always be presented as anonymous, aggregate data. No individual will be singled out. Finally, the Community of Portal Village will not send any correspondence to you unless you have explicitly authorized us to do so.
Visitors to our website can request corrections or deletion of their private information.
Please direct any questions or concerns to:
The Community of Portal Village
300 Elgin Street
Port Colborne, ON L3k 6A3
Tel: (905) 834-0322
Fax: (905) 834-9989
From time to time, the Community of Portal Village may sponsor contests or other events, which require the collection, processing and storage of personally identifiable information to be used for the event. The Community of Portal Village may also co-sponsor these events along with other companies, in which case the user’s individual contact and demographic information is likely to be shared with other participating sponsors, who may use this information as they wish. A registrant’s personally identifiable information will not be released to any third-party organization other than named sponsors without the user’s consent. Information used for demographic purposes will be used in an anonymous, aggregate format.
Types of non-personally identifiable information include the following:
- IP Addresses
- Browser Information
- Advertising Information
All anonymous information is used only to measure site activity and to develop ideas for improving our site. So, when you come back to visit us again, we can tailor information to suit your individual preferences. We use anonymous information to customize information for our users and to help us display information in the best format for you. The goal is to save you time and provide you with a more meaningful visit.
IP stands for Internet Protocol. This address is a unique string of numbers that identifies a computer on the Internet. All resources on the Internet must have an IP address.
Browser information includes the URL of the Web page you were just on, the IP address of the computer you are using, your domain type, and your browser version. Browser information is recorded automatically in order to transmit information over the Internet. This will also include the length of time you spend on any given Community of Portal Village Site.
There are times when we will need to provide our advertising partners with reports to help them better understand our audience and provide advertisements that are more likely to be of interest to you. These reports will include information like how many times people have clicked on the advertisement and how many times the advertisement appeared on the Web site. This data is anonymous and in aggregate form.
Cookies are small data files written to your hard drive by some Web sites when you view them in your browser. These data files contain information the site can use to track such things as passwords, lists of pages you’ve visited, and the date when you last looked at a certain page.
Security of your Personably Identifiable information is of prime importance to all of us at the Community of Portal Village. Access to this information is limited and will be utilised according to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Links to Other Web Sites
Our Web site will link to other Web sites and services from time to time. The Community of Portal Village will always attempt to associate with only the most trustworthy partners who share our high standards regarding privacy. Nevertheless, we are not responsible for the content of and privacy practices of any other companies or Web sites.