Who we are
Thank you for visiting West Coast LEAF’s website (the “website”). Our website address is https://www.westcoastleaf.org
What personal information we collect
When you visit the West Coast LEAF website, our web servers automatically collect a limited amount of information essential for the operation and security of our website.
Some of this information (e.g. browser type) does not identify who you are, while other information, such as your Internet domain name or IP address may identify you. The extent of personal identification depends, in large part, on the “naming standards” followed by your Internet Service Provider. You may wish to check with them to inquire about their policies and practices in this regard.
If you sign up to West Coast LEAF’s email list, you will be asked to provide your first and last name, and a valid email address. You can unsubscribe from this list at any time. Your email address will never be shared or traded with another organization.
If you donate, become a member, or purchase event tickets through our website you will be asked to provide your first and last name, a valid email address, and the necessary personal and financial information required to process those transactions. This information is stored securely and will never be shared or traded with another organization.
If you sign a petition, use an email-your-representative tool, or any other digital action on our website, you will be asked to provide your first and last name, a valid email address, and the necessary location information required to complete the action. This information will be stored securely and only shared with partner organizations with your explicit consent.
Some portions of our website may distribute small pieces of information (called “cookies”) to web browsers to assist you when you return to specific areas on the site. If you have concerns about this, you can change your web browser settings to not accept this information or to display warning messages when cookies are enabled.
When you voluntarily send electronic mail to West Coast LEAF or complete an electronic form that includes identifying information about you, we will keep a record of this information so that we can respond to you.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Our website contains links to other web sites and West Coast LEAF is not responsible for the privacy practices of those web sites.
How does West Coast LEAF protect and use the personal information collected?
Collection, use, disclosure, and retention of information must comply with provisions of the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Collected personal information will only be used by authorized West Coast LEAF staff to fulfill the purpose for which it was originally collected or for a use consistent with that purpose.
We do not disclose your information to other public bodies or individuals except as authorized by law. We keep the information only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected.
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