This policy was last modified on October 1, 2021.
Generally speaking, you can browse the website without sharing any personal information. However, should you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, submit a form, or download information material, you may be asked to voluntarily submit personal information. We may also collect information on how you use this site, such as resources browsed, searched and downloaded; the frequency and duration of visits, and your source Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.
What Information We Collect
Personally Identifiable Information
This is information that may be used to identify you as an individual, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address, or telephone number. We may collect this information in a number of ways on this Site, including, but not limited to, the online forms, the newsletter form, as well as the comments form and email messages.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
This is information that does not by itself identify a specific individual. We may collect this information in a number of ways on this Site, including, but not limited to, how you use this Site, such as resources browsed, searched and downloaded, the frequency and duration of visits, and your source IP address.
Like many other Web sites, WasteLess Society makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies are small bits of information the website sends to your browser. They can be kept in the browser memory for temporary use or stored to a cookies file on your hard drive. The cookie cannot be read by a website other than the one that set the cookie. A cookie can also not read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
Most Web site browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to display a warning before accepting a cookie, or to refuse all cookies. You don’t need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through many parts of this Site, however, you may have to accept the receipt of cookies to access some Resources on this Site.
How We Use Your Information
If you choose to provide WasteLess Society with your personal information, where appropriate, we may use this information to contact you. We use the personal information collected during the use of this Site to personalize web content where applicable. We may also use your information to send you direct marketing information or contact you for market research. We will also use the information to contact you when you initiate a task on this Site, such as recovering a password. We may periodically send email for sales, marketing, and administrative purposes.
We will periodically send you email when you are subscribed to our customer notification list for latest updates and news. We may disclose information about our users when we believe, in good faith, that the disclosure is required by law.
Sharing Your Information
In cases where we need to disclose web usage reports to others, your personal information will remain anonymous. We do not disclose, sell, exchange nor trade your personal identifiable information to commercial mailing lists.
Protecting Your Information
We take information security issues seriously. Consequently, any personal identifiable information is stored and protected on servers with adequate security measures. We will cease all communication and use of personal identifiable information upon your request. Your privileges for access to the resources on this Site may then be suspended.
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