info@ppdhamilton.org
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is https://ppdhamilton.org
We are part of an international non-profit organization whose primary purposes is the advancement of religion and elimination of prejudice and discrimination based on religious beliefs. Our goal is to foster pride in Pagan identity through education, activism, charity and community.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect only such information as provided through our various contact forms including registration forms when we choose to implement registration in order to provide the best experience to our visitors and those that choose to offer their services through vending, workshops etc

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

We only upload images that are already shared and present on public sites and that are relevant to PPD Hamilton or which have been provided to share on any PPD Hamilton site or facebook page. We assume that the photographer has obtained permission from any person or persons to be photographed and displayed on our website. If a person has not granted their permission to appear in public format, please advise us and we will remove the picture

Contact forms

We provide a number of different contact forms depending on the level of participation or interest you have in PPD Hamilton. This information is retained for the Purpose of PPD Hamilton only and will not be shared unless legally required by court order

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We may choose to implement analytics for the sole purpose of updating our website to provide the most relevant information to our visitors.

Who we share your data with

We will share on the website any information that is relevant to our visitors that have been provided directly by those offering workshops, entertainment, rituals or vending. This may include information such as picture, biographical, name, company name, email or website. In the case of a vendor, we may also share the address or phone number if it is a place of business (rather than a private residence) and we are asked to do so.

We will not share any information other than through the website. We do not share any information we collect with third parties unless required by law with a court order.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Any contact information we obtain is held indefinitely for the purpose of contact regarding PPD Hamilton only. We will not spam you. However if you are a vendor, workshop provider or entertainer we may attempt to contact you to remind you of our event and/or request your participation.

If you wish to be removed from our contact list then we will do so upon receiving such a request

Additional information

How we protect your data

We use a secure website in order to protect what data we have and use whatever tools available to protect your data. We value the privacy of all our participants

What data breach procedures we have in place

We will advise anyone and all of any data breach we are made aware of

What third parties we receive data from

None

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

None

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements