Barrie Uncovered (“us”, “we”, “the Company”, or “our”) operates https://www.barrieuncovered.ca (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the Site.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, gender, age, profile picture and phone number (“Personal Information”).
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
Mobile application & User Accounts
By signing up for a user account, you agree to provide one or more of the following information for us to store on our servers:
- Your full name;
- Your profile picture;
- Your email;
- Your phone number;
- Your gender;
- Your age;
- A list of your favourite articles;
- Your preferences;
- A Facebook or Google identifier
Since you provide your own preferences, we do not use any suggestion algorithm based on your read history nor do we use any automated system based on your behaviour on the application.
In order to be compliant with the new Europe regulations about user data (GDPR), you can destroy your account at any time by going in your Account Settings. Doing so will result in the deletion of all information related to your account from our server.
If you have provided us with your email, we will also be storing your email with our email service provider, MailChimp. We will only be using this service to send you relevant emails such as new content and account updates. If you do not want us to send your email to MailChimp for communication purposes, please use our contact form.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to other sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party sites or services.