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Last updated on June 30th, 2020

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for dearcanadians.ca (the Project). The Project is created by Together Innovations. By using this website, you are consenting to Together Innovations’ collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy:

In Short:

Together Innovations collects two types of information: content you submit to the Project, and technical information such as your IP address for technical and usage statistics purposes. We will not use any technical information to identify you, but our team and other visitors to the site may identify you using the information you share on the postcard. We will not share or sell your data to a third party or vendor, with the exception of the external services listed below. Please continue reading the following and our Terms of Service.

What information do we gather about you?

We gather two types of information from you: Postcard Information and Website Usage Information.

Postcard Information

The Postcard information is entered by you, on our website. This includes a photograph that you agree you have the copyright to, and a brief message you compose. Optional entry fields include your name, city, and tags. This information will be stored in a database for public display on the site, and will be accessed later to print the postcards and exhibit them. If you choose to enter your email, your email will be kept private and only used to notify you when your card has been approved.

Website Usage Information

We collect certain information regarding your use of dearcanadians.ca, such as your IP address and browser type. We use the information we gather from you for systems administration purposes, abuse prevention, and to track usage, and for the other purposes described in this policy. All information is stored on our secure servers. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to access web usage information beyond what is stated in this Policy.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you block them). We use cookies to protect against threats and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. You may disable cookies through your individual browser options. These cookies are from three sources:

  • dearcanadians.ca
  • Cloudflare
  • Google
  • AddThis and related cookies from social networks such as Facebook

External Services

Google reCaptcha and Google Maps Platform

This website is secured using Google reCaptcha and includes features provided by the Google Maps Platform. By using this site you also accept Google's Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

AddThis

Oracle's AddThis enables you to share your card with social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Please refer to Oracle's AddThis Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Information Protection

This site has reasonable security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.

Changes to this policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. If you have questions or concerns, please email us at [email protected]