Privacy Policy

Conservation Halton Website Privacy Statement 

1.0 Conservation Halton Patrons
Within our website, you may be asked to provide personal information about yourself. We will collect this information only when you voluntarily provide it. This information will be strictly confidential. The collection of personal information by Conservation Halton via its website is authorized under Conservation Authorities Act, RSO 1990, c C.27, and will be collected in accordance with Conservation Halton’s Privacy Policy which can be obtained from our Administration Office at the contact information below.

We may collect personal information such as email addresses for registration on our mailing lists or for eligibility in a contest, survey, promotion, advice on future events or special offers. Personal information may be requested for purposes of online purchases or donations to Conservation Halton in our secure website location that uses industry standard encryption technology. The personal information will be used only for the purposes identified. We discourage you from sending any sensitive or personal financial information, such as credit card information, via a regular email.

2.0 Site Traffic Monitoring
When you visit our website, we may collect standard internet log information about how and when you use the webpage. This information may include but, not be limited to, your IP address and location data, weblogs, time, date, browser used, referring web addresses, other communication data, searches conducted, and pages and features used or visited. This information is shared with our website providers to assist in improving our website.

3.0 "Cookies"
To ensure that our website is optimized for ease of use, we or our service providers may use “session cookies” to collect standard information about your use of our site, including your language preferences, your browser type and version, and similar information. This information may include personal information. These cookies are intended to improve your experience of our website, and to provide seamless navigation.

4.0 Nature Conservation & Innovation Strategic Partners
Conservation Halton has launched an initiative, the Nature Conservation & Innovation Strategic Partnership (“NCISP”), as a knowledge sharing and exploration platform focusing on the challenges related to nature conservation and the role advanced technology could play in addressing this challenges, specifically in the areas of Smart Parks, Environmental Monitoring, and Water Quality and Quantity Monitoring (the “Purposes”).

The NCISP brings together specialist technology solutions companies and organizations that focus on nature conservation and the environment to collaborate with Conservation Halton in identifying and implementing appropriate technology solutions for Conservation Halton.

As part of the NCISP program, Conservation Halton may transfer your personal information to third party NCISP partners with whom we have a contractual agreement that includes appropriate privacy standards, where such third parties are assisting us with the Purposes. We ensure that all such NCISP partners that are engaged to perform services on our behalf and are provided with personal information are contractually required to observe the intent of this Privacy Statement and our privacy practices.

In fulfillment of the Purposes, our NCISP partners may be using your personal information in the following activities:

  • Development and operation of a reservation system for park visits for members and non-members, special events, ski and snowboard visits for season and day pass holders and equipment rentals

5.0 Customer Complaints or Concerns
We have developed policies and procedures to respond to individual complaints and questions relating to privacy and the collection of personal customer information. As noted above this will be done in accordance with legislative requirements as implemented through our Privacy Policy. If you have questions or concerns about your personal information, please contact us at:

Conservation Halton
Attn: Privacy Officer
2596 Britannia Road West
Burlington, Ontario
L7P 0G3
phone 905-336-1158
fax 905-336-7014
privacy@hrca.on.ca

We will investigate and attempt to resolve all complaints. We will respond to your inquiry within 30 days of the request. Please be advised that there will be a reasonable cost associated with your request.

We also encourage our patrons to read our terms of use.