As used in this policy, personal information means information that would allow a party to identify you such as, for example, your name, address or location, telephone number or email address.
Privacy policies and data collection and use policies should be human readable, comprehensive, and easy to locate;
Only the minimum amount of information reasonably necessary to provide you with services should be collected and maintained, and only for so long as reasonably needed or required;
Information you provide through our Website, or that we gather as a result of your use of our Website, should not be used for marketing or advertising purposes, nor should it be provided voluntarily (without your permission) to anyone else unless required; and
Unless restricted or prohibited by law, and provided your email address has been collected and retained, you should be notified when circumstances require Smithy Lodge to provide a third party with your personal information.
Personal Information Smithy Lodge Collects
We may collect personal information at several places on the Website, including without limitation:
When you provide us with your personal information such as by sending an email to us or signing up to receive a newsletter or our events listing; when you provide personal information in connection with your participation in any of the forums we make available.
What Smithy Lodge does with Personal Information
Emails and Newsletters. We use the personal information you provide to us when you send us emails or sign up to receive our newsletter or events listing in order to respond to your request - for example, to reply to your email or to send you communications about news and events related to Smithy Lodge.
Disclosures of Personal Information
In general, it is not Smithy Lodge practice to disclose personal information to third parties.
If Smithy Lodge is required to provide a third party with your personal information (whether by subpoena or otherwise), then provided we have collected and retained an email address for you, Smithy Lodge will use reasonable means to notify you promptly of that event, unless prohibited by law or Smithy Lodge is otherwise advised not to notify you on the advice of legal counsel.
Security of Personal Information Collected via the Website;
Smithy Lodge has implemented reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception or processing of personal information that Smithy Lodge stores and controls. However, no website can fully eliminate security risks. Third parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We will post a reasonably prominent notice to the Website if any such security breach occurs.
Data Usage Policy: Non Personal Browsing and Site Usage Information
Our Data Usage Policy covers how we maintain and use information about you that is collected by our Website and server logs.
Non Personal Browsing Information We Collect. When you use the Website, our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) may collect information indirectly and automatically (through, for example, the use of your IP address) about your activities while visiting the Website and information about the browser you are using.
No Linking. We do not intentionally link browsing information or information from our server logs to the personal information you submit to us. We use this information for internal purposes only, such as to help understand how the Website are being used, to improve our Website and the features we provide, and for systems administration purposes. Smithy Lodge may use a third party analytics provider to help us collect and analyze non personal browsing information through operation of our Website for those same purposes; however, we will never use a third party analytics provider to collect or analyze any information.
Reorganization or Spin-Offs
Effective Date: November 28, 2014