Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is committed to safeguarding any identifiable information that you share with us online. Generally, you can browse our website, wastewise.ca (this “Site”), without sharing any personal information. We may collect information on how you use this Site, such as videos viewed or quizzes taken; the frequency and duration of visits, and your source Internet Protocol (“IP”) address.

Please read the following statement to understand how we collect, use, maintain, and disclose your information.

What Information We Collect

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.

COOKIES

A cookie is a data file that certain Web sites write to your computer’s hard drive when you visit such sites. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user identification code, that the site uses to track the pages you have visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. We may collect information from your web sessions by using cookies, to determine, for example, user traffic patterns, and the effectiveness of our navigational structure.

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.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose information about our users when we believe, in good faith, that the disclosure is required by law.

Maintaining Your Information

We take information security issues seriously. Consequently, any personal identifiable information is stored and protected on servers with adequate security measures.

Links To Other Sites

This Site contains links to other Web sites. Please be aware that FVRD is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware that when they leave this Site to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects personal identifiable information.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this Site.

Changes To This Statement

If there are changes or additions to the terms of this Privacy Policy, we will post those changes here prior to implementing the change, as such, FVRD encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy so you are informed on how your information is being protected and used.

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