The Vernon Fish & Game Club is committed to preserving and safeguarding your right to privacy. As part of our commitment, we want you to be aware of our personal information practices. This Private Policy sets out the manner in which we will collect, use, disclose and manage your personal information.
Personal Information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. It may include your name, home or mailing address, personal e-mail address, telephone number and membership number.
WHY DO WE NEED YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We need your personal information in order to allow the Vernon Fish & Game Club to issue you with a membership.
HOW DO WE OBTAIN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information is provided by you when you fill out the membership form.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use your personal information for the following purposes: to identify you, to ensure our records are accurate, to establish and administer your membership, to verify previously given information, to send information to you.
TO WHOM DO WE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information will only be used for stated purposes to assist us in providing the best possible membership service.
Information is collected by the membership director and some of the information is made available to the BC Wildlife Federation.
DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WHEN REQUIRED OR PERMITTED BY LAW
We may be required to provide your personal information in response to a search warrant, court order or other legally valid request.
OBTAINING YOUR CONSENT
At the time of membership application you will be asked to provide certain personal information. You will also be asked to provide your written consent when you give personal information. You are confirming your consent by signing the membership application.
WITHDRAWING YOUR CONSENT
You may withdraw your consent for the use of your personal information by contacting us at any time. Legal and other requirements may prevent you from withdrawing consent and your decision to withdraw personal information may also limit the membership we are able to provide you.
ACCESS TO AND ACCURACY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Upon request, we will provide you with access to your personal information as well as provide you with a list of third parties to whom your personal information was provided. If you wish to change or update your personal information you may do so at any time. Please note that we only alter that personal information required to fulfil the stated purpose.
WHERE IS YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION KEPT?
Your personal information may be kept in electronic or paper format by the Secretary of the Vernon Fish & Game Club.
PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
Policies, guideline and safeguards have been put in place to ensure your personal information is protected.
We are committed to treating you with respect and consideration in all dealings. Misunderstanding or errors may occur regarding matters of privacy. In such circumstances we will act diligently to resolve the problem.
RESOLVING YOUR COMPLAINTS
Should you have a concern or complaint, please contact our Member-At-Large in writing at:
PO Box 596 , Vernon, BC V1T 6M4
ATTN: Member At Large
Website Related Privacy Information
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
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.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where your data is sent
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.