Information Collection and Use
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other services to you and prospective members. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. We use non-personally-identifiable information including IP addresses and aggregate user data to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track movement around the site and to gather demographic information about our membership base as a whole.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
More specifically, Salt Spring Media Ltd. collects personal information from users of our various services and may from time to time collect additional personal information in the course of providing such products and services. Salt Spring Media Ltd. uses such personal information as is reasonably required to process your registration for the site in order to be able to provide our services and products to you.
Contact information that you provide to Salt Spring Media Ltd. may be used to contact you in connection with the Site. For example, depending on which services you have subscribed to, you have indicated to Salt Spring Media Ltd., that we may use your contact information to provide periodic notices regarding changes to the Site or regarding new services or products.
This Site allows you to publish personal information about yourself and others. By publishing your personal information on such pages, by email and on our forums, you consent to the publication of such personal information. By publishing personal information about another individual, you represent that you have, where required by applicable privacy laws, obtained the consent of such individuals to publish such information.
Salt Spring Media Ltd. may collect demographic and profile data in connection with the Site and may use such data to tailor each visitor's experience at the Site, showing the user content in which Salt Spring Media Ltd. thinks you might be interested, and displaying the content according to your preferences.
Salt Spring Media Ltd. may use customer information for additional purposes that may be identified at or before the time that the information is collected
Disclosure of Personal Information
Salt Spring Media Ltd. may disclose personal information as follows:
to third party service providers and to affiliated entities in order to carry out work on behalf of Salt Spring Media Ltd.,
- to law enforcement agencies for the purposes of investigating fraud or other offences,
- to legal, financial, insurance, and other advisors or in connection with the sale, reorganization, or management of all or part of its business or operations, and
- as consented to by you from time to time, including to fulfill any other purposes that are identified when the personal information is collected.
Salt Spring Media Ltd. will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with your consent or as required or permitted by law.
Cookies and IP Addresses
The Site contains links and embedded links to other websites. Salt Spring Media Ltd. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please ensure you review the privacy policies of the websites that you visit or services that you use through the Site.
Salt Spring Media Ltd. protects against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal information with security measures appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. However, it is possible that any information transmitted via the Internet may be intercepted by unknown third parties.
Protection of Children On-Line
Salt Spring Media Ltd asks that minors do not submit any personal information to us. Our services are only available to individuals who can form legally binding contracts. Salt Spring Media Ltd. does not intentionally collect or use a child's personal data.
When appropriate, users of the Site are given the opportunity to (i) opt-out of receiving communications from us, (ii) remove their personal information from our records, or (iii) elect to no longer receive services from us. If you wish to opt-out of receiving further communications, please contact Salt Spring Media Ltd.'s privacy officer (the "Privacy Officer") by email using the contact information provided below.