Collection of your personal information by Destination Toronto
Destination Toronto routinely collect, compile, and report statistics and information reflecting the use of the Destination Toronto website and information services in order to enhance membership services, advertising services, improve marketing and promotional efforts, analyze Destination Toronto website usage, improve Destination Toronto’s website content and layout, generate aggregate reports on trends, interests and behaviour and enhance service offerings.
(A) Personally Identifiable Information
Destination Toronto reserves the right to share general demographic information with advertisers or potential advertisers; however, profiles of individual users are not shared, unless users expressly request information from our members or request information from our site.
If you are under 18, be sure to obtain your parent’s or guardian’s permission before you send any information about yourself (your name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the Internet. We encourage parents to get involved with their children’s online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.
(B) Information collected by “cookies”
Destination Toronto engages third party information management service providers to help maintain efficient operations. Because such information management service providers may access our systems, such information management service providers may have access to your information. Destination Toronto does not transfer or relinquish ownership of information maintained about you within Destination Toronto systems and databases to such information management service providers but requires these information management service providers to sign confidentiality agreements to keep all confidential information and other proprietary information found in our systems confidential.
We offer free, electronic newsletters, updates and e-mail reminders as a service to our registrants, based upon your voluntary subscription. You will only receive an electronic newsletter if you have requested it (opted-in). We do not share our mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers or partners.
Users participating in Destination Toronto contests may be required to submit varying degrees of personal information, depending upon the nature of the particular contest. The specific information to be collected and how it will be used will be disclosed in the general contest rules and regulations and/or in the referring contest page or newsletter. The names, addresses and photograph or likeness of contest winners may be reproduced on the site or in other advertising materials.
From time to time, Destination Toronto will conduct online surveys for internal purposes or for third parties, to gather general information about users and/or their views. Participation in these surveys is voluntary; no information will be collected except that which is knowingly supplied by the user. Identifying Personal Information will not be shared.
Our forums are not moderated. We depend on participants to conduct themselves within the bounds of community standards. The views and opinions expressed by participants are not endorsed by Destination Toronto, nor is Destination Toronto responsible for them. Users are asked to refrain from the use of profanity or rude language, and to make no personal attacks which could be considered libelous. Advocating violence or criminal behavior, and hatemongering is forbidden. Posting of copyright infringing material is forbidden. Destination Toronto reserves the right to remove any postings which do not meet these defined standards.
Participants grant Destination Toronto the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, modify, translate and distribute any posted material, for any use whatsoever. Users agree to indemnify Destination Toronto against any liability whatsoever caused by material posted by you or used by you. Users agree that Destination Toronto will not be liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever arising from use of, the use by others of or actions taken by Destination Toronto in respect of, the forums. Users agree that use of Toronto Toronto’s forums constitutes agreement to abide by these rules. Registration is required for participation in Destination Toronto discussion boards. The above policies are outlined when a user logs in to participate in a discussion.
These privacy policies refer to areas and services offered by Destination Toronto at the domain (web address) www.DestinationToronto.com. Destination Toronto partner sites may post their own privacy policies. Users are encouraged to take the time to familiarize themselves with the privacy policies of websites outside the Destination Toronto site.