Statement of Policy
It is the policy of The Point Tent & Trailer to control the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information in accordance with all requirements set out in the Privacy Act .
The following requirements shall be met by The Point Tent & Trailer unless exempted by the Privacy Act.
Collection of Personal Information
Unless otherwise authorized by the Privacy Act
No personal information shall be collected by The Point Tent & Trailer unless it relates directly to an operating program, event or activity of The Point Tent & Trailer. The Point Tent & Trailer shall, wherever possible, collect personal information that is intended to be used for an administrative purpose directly from the individual to whom it relates except where the individual authorizes otherwise.
Accuracy of Personal Information
The Point Tent & Trailer shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that personal information that is used for an administrative purpose is as accurate and complete as possible.
Disposition of Personal Information
The Point Tent & Trailer shall dispose of personal information under its control in accordance with the regulations and with any directives or guidelines in relation to the disposal of that information and with its corporate retention schedule. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Personal information under the control of The Point Tent & Trailer shall not, without the consent of the individual to whom it relates, be used or disclosed by The Point Tent & Trailer except for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled or for a use consistent with that purpose unless otherwise authorized by the Privacy Act. In certain circumstances personal information subject to the Privacy Act may be used, or disclosed without the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned. Such circumstances include, but are not limited to personal information used or disclosed:
for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled by The Point Tent & Trailer or for a use consistent with that purpose;
for the purpose of complying with a subpoena or warrant issued or order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information or for the purpose of complying with rules of court relating to the production of information;
to an investigative body specified in the regulations for the purpose of enforcing any laws or carrying out a lawful investigation;
to officers or employees of The Point Tent & Trailer for internal audit purpose;
to the Library and Archives of Canada for archival purposes;
where disclosure would clearly benefit the individual to whom the information relates.
Record of Disclosures
The Point Tent & Trailer shall retain a record of any use of personal information contained in a personal information bank or any use or purpose for which that information is disclosed where the use or purpose is not included in the statements of uses in the personal information index and shall attach the record to the personal information.
Personal Information Banks
The Point Tent & Trailer shall include in personal information banks all personal information under its control that
has been used, is being used or is available for use for an administrative purpose; or
is organized or intended to be retrieved by the name of an individual or by an identifying number, symbol or other particular assigned to an individual.
Access to Personal Information
Upon receipt of a written request, The Point Tent & Trailer shall provide a right of access to personal information subject to the Privacy Act to any personal information about the individual requestor contained in a personal information bank; and any other personal information about the individual requestor under the control of a The Point Tent & Trailer with respect to which the individual is able to provide sufficiently specific information on the location of the information as to render it reasonably retrievable.
Individuals who are given access to their personal information may request correction of the personal information where the individual believes there is an error or omission therein;
require that a notation be attached to the information reflecting any correction requested but not made; and
require that any person or body to whom that information has been disclosed for use for an administrative purpose within two years prior to the time a correction is requested or a notation is required under this subsection in respect of that information
be notified of the correction or notation, and
where the disclosure is to a government institution, the institution make the correction or notation on any copy of the information under its control.
Refusal of Access to Personal Information
The Point Tent & Trailer may refuse access to personal information as provided by the Privacy Act where such information, among other circumstances:
is subject to solicitor client privilege
is part of or relates to an investigative record where disclosure could be injurious to the enforcement of a law of Canada or a province or the conduct of investigation.
Where disclosure threatens the safety of individuals.
All The Point Tent & Trailer employees, who collect, maintain and/or use personal information, are responsible for insuring that the collection, use and disclosure of this information is carried out in accordance with this policy and relevant procedures.
Privacy on the Internet
The The POINT Tent & Trailer Resort respects the privacy of its Internet users and will protect that privacy.
The Point Tent & Trailer Resort does not collect information that personally identifies individuals except when individuals provide such specific information on a voluntary basis. There may be occasions where specific personal information is requested before an individual can enter certain sections of The Point Tent & Trailer Resort site. For example, registration is needed to make a reservation or register for an event. This kind of registration helps us to ensure that age requirements & standards are rigorously upheld.
In all such cases, The POIN Tent & Trailer Resort will collect only information that is voluntarily provided by the user and such information will be kept confidential. Individual information provided to the The POINT Tent & Trailer Resort will not be sold or made available to a third party.
The Point Tent & Trailer Resort does reserve the right, however, to perform statistical analyses of user behaviour and characteristics, in order to measure interest in and use of the various sections of its sites so as to improve design and navigation and to gather marketing information. Only aggregated data from these analyses, not individual data, will be used for this purpose.
As well, users should be aware that certain non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the The Point Tent & Trailer Resort through the operation of what are called “cookies”. “Cookies” are small text files that identify an individual computer’s browser entering a web site. They allow the site to track that browser’s movement through the site over several sessions. Through cookies, a web site can recognize repeat users, facilitate the user’s access to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behaviour that will allow content improvements.
If you do not want a cookie placed on your computer by The Point Tent & Trailer Resort, you may disable cookies altogether by modifying the Preferences section of your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser (under Edit/Preferences/Advanced). Note that it is possible that some aspects of The Point Tent & Trailer Resort sites may be unavailable to you if you choose this option.
If you have no problem accepting cookies, but wish to be informed of their appearance, you may turn on a warning prompt by modifying the cookie warning section in Edit/Preferences/Advanced.
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act Corporate Records and Information Management Procedures Corporate Retention Schedules.
The Point Tent & Trailer Resort does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites. Links will open in new window
The Privacy Act is described as:
An Act to extend the present laws of Canada that protect the privacy of individuals and that provide individuals with a right of access to personal information about themselves.
The term personal information is defined as information about an identifiable individual that is recorded in any form with some specific exceptions for the purposes of Access to Information Act requests.