Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy lets you know how your personal information is processed and used. We promise that we will take steps to use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy. The following policies are only in effect for the Web pages, newsletters, and opt-in announcement lists owned and operated by the Okanagan Film Commission. The following discloses our Privacy Policy.

What information are you collecting and how are you collecting it?

Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, that serve as that computer's "Internet Protocol" or IP address. When a visitor requests a page from the Okanagan Film Commission, the Web servers automatically recognize that visitor's domain name and IP address. The domain name and IP address reveal nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site.

Our Web servers also collect information about the type of Internet browser you are using, operating system, as well as which of Okanagan Film Commissions Web pages you have accessed.

Our Web servers do not automatically record e-mail addresses of the visitors.

Does the Okanagan Film Commission use cookies?

Yes, the Okanagan Film Commission uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your Internet browser from a Web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are often used to provide you with a customized experience. At no time is any personal information stored within one of our cookies.

Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?

The Okanagan Film Commission will not sell or otherwise provide the information we collect to outside third parties for the purpose of direct or indirect mass email marketing. The Okanagan Film Commission will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Okanagan Film Commission,
  • Identify persons who may be violating the law or the rights of third parties.

What safeguards are in place?

Okanagan Film Commission is obligated to protect your personal information by making reasonable security arrangements against such risks as unauthorized access, use, collection, disclosure or disposal.

What else should I know about my privacy when online?

The Okanagan Film Commission Web site contains many hyperlinks to third party Web sites. The Okanagan Film Commission is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party Web sites or advertisers. The Okanagan Film Commission does not share any of the individual personal information you provide the Okanagan Film Commission with the third parties to which the Okanagan Film Commission links. Please check with those Web sites to determine their privacy policy.

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example through e-mail, discussion lists, or elsewhere - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

Consent To This Agreement

By using the Okanagan Film Commission Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by the Okanagan Film Commission as specified above. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Please send any questions about The Okanagan Film Commission's Privacy Policy to:

Jon Summerland
jsummerland@okanaganfilm.com

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