The Borrowing Cupboard respects your right to privacy. This policy summarizes what personally identifiable information we may collect, and how we might use this information. This policy also describes other important topics relating to your privacy.
The Borrowing Cupboard’s General Policy on Privacy
Recently, fundamental privacy principles and their corresponding obligations have become law throughout Canada.
Personal information is defined as any piece of information, either factual or subjective, about an identifiable individual. Personal Information does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
It is The Borrowing Cupboard’s policy that The Borrowing Cupboard obtain an individual’s consent when a board member, employee, volunteer or website collects, uses or discloses personal information.
The Borrowing Cupboard will also inform its clients of the purpose for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
The Borrowing Cupboard takes care to safeguard all personal information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use or disclosure. The Borrowing Cupboard uses reasonable efforts to ensure that such information is accurate and up to date.
The Borrowing Cupboard respects your right to privacy and is committed to the protection of your personal information. This policy summarizes what personally identifiable information we may collect, how we might use it and to whom we may disclose it to. This policy also describes other important topics relating to your privacy.
The Borrowing Cupboard will only collect personally identifiable information (such as name, address, telephone number, or email address) that you voluntarily provide through our website or email correspondence. We may collect general information (such as the type of browser you use, the files you request, and the domain name and country from which you request information) to improve our website and better meet your needs.
Information automatically gathered from your device
Cookies and similar technologies:
The Borrowing Cupboard website uses “session cookies.” A session cookie does not identify you personally and expires after you close your browser. The Borrowing Cupboard website also uses “persistent cookies.” These cookies do not expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay on your computer until you delete them or they expire. By assigning your computer a unique identifier, we are able to store your previous choices and preferences which can be provided by us automatically, saving you time and effort on future visits. Please note that you will not be able to opt out of receiving certain cookies that are strictly necessary for the delivery of a service requested by you.
Although you are not required to accept cookies when you visit The Borrowing Cupboard website, you may be unable to use all of the functionality of the site if you reject certain cookies.
In addition, your browser may allow you to adjust settings to accept or reject cookies, or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer.
Use and disclosure of information:
Before we collect any personally identifiable information, we will identify the purpose for our collection, use and any possible disclosure of your personal information.
For instance, the information you supply will be used by The Borrowing Cupboard to respond to your inquiry or supply you with requested information on The Borrowing Cupboard services.
The Borrowing Cupboard will seek your consent to use your personal information at the time of collection or in advance. Consent may be expressed in writing, or implied, and in some cases may be provided verbally or electronically. It may also be necessary, if required by law or if pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations, to release your personally identifiable information.
If you have submitted personal information to The Borrowing Cupboard electronically and would like to have it removed or modified, please contact The Borrowing Cupboard by clicking on our contact form or write to:
The Borrowing Cupboard
Kenora, ON P9N 3X5
Children and parents:
The Borrowing Cupboard does not intend to collect personally identifiable information from children under age 13 without permission of the child's parent or legal guardian. Children under the age of 13 should submit personally identifiable information to The Borrowing Cupboard only with the explicit permission of their parent or legal guardian. Where appropriate, The Borrowing Cupboard will instruct children not to submit personal information. If your child has submitted personal information and you would like to request that such information be removed, you may do so as indicated above and The Borrowing Cupboard will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request.
Other important information:
The The Borrowing Cupboard web site may contain links to other sites. The Borrowing Cupboard does not endorse or otherwise accept responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those sites.