PRIVACY POLICY

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The County of Huron (the County) and the Municipality of Huron East (Huron East) are committed to respecting the privacy of individuals who visit our websites and Business/Community Directory (“this Directory”).

This page sets out our privacy policy and describes why and how we collect, use and disclose personal information that you choose to provide to us on our websites. This policy does not apply to anyone who is not under our control or management, such as the operators of other websites that you might link to from our website. Such operators may have their own privacy policies, which might differ from ours. For more information about links to other websites, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Personal information

Personal information is defined as information about any identifiable individual, including his or her name, address, telephone number, email address, age, gender, marital status, personal views, preferences and opinions.

Collection and disclosure of personal information

You are under no obligation to disclose any personal information to the County or Huron East at any time. But if you want to take full advantage of features of this website or Directory such as participating in a survey, applying for a volunteer position or becoming part of a mailing list, you may be asked to provide personal information. The information you choose to give us will enable the County, Huron East and its partner organizations and businesses to provide you with information, assistance and services personalized to your shopping and volunteer preferences and to better tailor our marketing and volunteer initiatives to the individuals who use this site.

If you choose to provide personal information, we will keep track only of the information and preferences that you choose to provide to us. The County or Huron East will keep that information stored securely on the system and will not release it without your consent to any third party other than those member businesses, organizations and/or member categories whom you have indicated.

Any personal information that is provided through this site will only be used for the purposes of sending you relevant publications, newsletters, notices and promotions; for research; for program and web site evaluation and improvement; for volunteer recruitment and management; and for responding to your comments or inquiries. Use of personal information from this site by partner businesses and organizations is restricted to marketing, businesses development and volunteer management and is regulated under the Terms and Conditions. Except for the foregoing, you will not be placed on any mailing lists and none of your personal information will ever be shared, rented, sold or otherwise released to any third party.

Occasionally we may use your personal information to create aggregate summaries of general demographic information for statistical and research purposes. We may share such summaries with providers and potential providers of economic development service in Ontario. However, summaries will never include any personal information that could be used to identify you.

Access to your personal information

You may, at any time, request to view your personal information or tell us to stop using it or retaining it by contacting Huron County Economic Development Services, 57 Napier Street, Goderich, ON N7A 1W2, or shop@huroncounty.ca or call 1-888-524-8394 ext 3. If you tell us to stop using your information, we will immediately honour your instructions and delete your personal information. We may, however, retain a summary of demographic information for research purposes. None of this summarized demographic information will be capable of identifying you.

Questions or complaints

If you have any questions or complaints, please contact Huron County Economic Development Services, 57 Napier Street, Goderich, ON N7A 1W2, or shop@huroncounty.ca or call 1-888-524-8394 ext 3.

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