Privacy & Terms

TERMS OF USE FOR THE LITTER REDUCTION TASK FORCE WEB SITE

The Litter Reduction Task Force ("LRTF") attempts to keep the information on this Internet web site current, accurate and complete but reliance upon any materials on this site shall be at your sole risk. All such information should be verified independently before being used or relied on. The LRTF assumes no responsibility for any damages arising out of the use of this site.

The materials on the LRTF's web site are provided "as is". The LRTF does not make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on this web site or otherwise relating to these materials or on any sites linked to this site. Links or references to other web sites or organizations do not imply endorsement or approval by the LRTF.

By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms of Use. The LRTF reserves the right to change or modify this site at any time without notice.

THE LITTER REDUCTION TASK FORCE WEB PRIVACY STATEMENT

OVERVIEW

Most of the information accessible on the LRTF's website does not require you to identify yourself at all. You may access it anonymously. However, the LRTF does collect personal information about you when you choose to provide it. We endeavour to collect only as much personal information as is absolutely necessary to assist you in conducting business with the LRTF via the website.

Purposes for Which We Collect Personal Information

We collect and retain personal information for the following purposes:

  • To process your requests for services, products or further information
  • To communicate with you regarding services or products that you have requested
  • To identify you if you have a query or concern about the service or product that you have requested
  • To advise you about changes to our web service offerings and of service interruptions
  • To meet legal and regulatory requirements

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

The Litter Reduction Task Force is the sole owner of the information collected on its site. We do not use or retain personal information that you provide to us for any secondary purposes unless we clearly notify you and gain your permission first. We will not sell, share, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any organization or individual outside the LRTF unless we first notify you and ask your permission.

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track clients' movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may occasionally report aggregated demographic information in the form of reports and statistics but this is not linked to any personal information that can be used to identify any individual person.

From time-to-time our site may request information from you via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you have a choice of whether or not to disclose the information requested. Survey information will be used solely for the purposes of monitoring and/or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. If you choose not to participate in surveys, you will still be able to use our site or request services or products from us.

Protection of Personal Information

The Litter Reduction Task Force takes every precaution to protect your personal information on the Internet.

Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to the Litter Reduction Task Force Chair, Susan White. Email, phone and mail addresses can be found under Exceptions below.

If you have any questions or concerns about the security at our website, you can send an email to: wsusan@region.waterloo.on.ca

Exceptions

There may be certain exceptions to the LRTF's Privacy Statement. Any and all exceptions will be CLEARLY identified at the moment that information is being gathered.

For more information, or if you have questions or concerns, please contact the Litter Reduction Task Force Chair, Susan White:

By email at: wsusan@region.waterloo.on.ca

By telephone at: 519-883-5100 ext. 8417 or

By mail at: Waste Management, 925 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON, N2J 3Z4

Notification of Changes to the Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post those changes on the Litter Reduction Task Force's home page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under which circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Links to Other Websites

The LRTF's website contains links to other sites (eg. community links, business links, etc.). Please be aware that the LRTF cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. When you leave our site, we encourage you to read the privacy statement of each and every website that you visit before you provide any personal information. The LRTF's privacy statement applies solely to information collected on the LRTF's website.