Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy (In Progress) – May 2018

Who we are

We are Victoria Lesbian Seniors Care Society. Our website address is http://vlscs.ca.

Why do we collect data?

to help spam detection

for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again

for your enjoyment of a personal account on this website. 

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.

What personal data we collect

Cookies

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.

User Accounts

We store personal information provided in a user profile. Users can see, edit, or delete their own personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Contact and other forms

Our forms are sent via email to our Communications Director and relevant board members. Archived copies of emails are kept for approximately 1 year on a computer drive not connected to the internet and in the personal possession of the Communications Director.

Comments made on vlscs.ca

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save 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 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.

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.

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.

Images and Documents uploaded to vlscs.ca

You may want to avoid uploading/sharing images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any data from images with exif. .

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

With whom do we share your data.

VLSCS shares data with no other agency.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

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

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements