Thank you for taking the time to explore the Lac Ste. Anne County website (“we” or the “County”). This website is designed to provide an engaging and informative user experience to residents; business owners; travellers; regional partners and affiliates; municipal staff and management; the general public; and other interested parties.

The County is strongly committed to respecting the privacy of all individuals using this website (“Site”), and the protection of any personal information which we may collect and which you may choose to share with us. Such personal information will be used in accordance with the disclosures in this Privacy Policy, which is part of and incorporated into the Terms of Use policy of this Site.

Exclusive Disclosures Pertaining to Use of Personal Information

Please note that this Privacy Policy pertains exclusively to information which you provide to us in the course of your use and access of the Site, and does not alter or affect the terms and conditions of any other agreement that you may have or enter into with any County entity for any given product or service. The latter agreement will continue to govern that specific legal relationship with the County.

Your Express Consent to Collection and Use of Information

BY CHOOSING TO PROCEED AND ACCESS THE SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR EXPRESS CONSENT AND AGREEMENT TO THE COLLECTION, TRANSFER, HANDLING, PROCESSING, USE AND STORAGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT OF ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE OBTAINED FROM YOU DURING YOUR VISIT TO OUR SITE, ANY OF WHICH MAY OCCUR BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE CANADA IN JURISDICTIONS WHERE LEGAL PROTECTIONS MAY BE LESS STRINGENT. 

You grant the County, its affiliates, and third-party providers a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free perpetual license to use your personal information for the purposes disclosed herein.

How We May Obtain Your Personal Information

When you visit and use this Site, we may obtain various types of information (such as your name and contact information) from you that (1) you may directly provide to us (by inputting information through various interactive features, filling out registrations, submitting inquiries, completing forms, etc.) or (2) that we will automatically collect during your visit to the site (such as your user identification and password, internet domain or IP address) as part of our normal operation.

How We Will Use Your Information

Your personal information will be stored in our systems for our internal use only. We will use such information to provide you with the requested information, goods, services or materials, for internal research, for marketing and data analysis, to send you updates and news concerning the County and its business partners, and to better assist you with any future requirements.

It is our policy not to disclose, sell or market your personal information to any unaffiliated third party without your prior permission. However, we may transfer or disclose your information to our affiliates, divisions, employees, partners, contractors and suppliers, subject to use only as set forth herein. Please note, however, that your information will not be considered subject to any obligation of confidentiality.

You agree that any ideas, material, or content submitted on or through this Site becomes the sole property of the County, and the County has no obligation of confidentiality, nor are we responsible for any claims of infringement or misappropriation that may result from any submission. We may disclose your information to any person, specifically to any governmental agency, without notice, if we in good faith believe that such is required in order to comply with law, to protect the County interests including this Site, and in response to any emergency situation.

Updated November 10, 2020