World Online Community Inc. is committed to providing our staff, members, and
visitors with web sites that respect their privacy. This page summarizes the
World Online Community Inc. web sites do not automatically gather any
personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, or e-mail
address. This information is only obtained if you provide it voluntarily,
through contacting us via e-mail, or through an online form. World Online Community Inc. is
based in Alberta, Canada, therefore any personal
information you do provide is managed according to the Alberta Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. This means that, at the
point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is
being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected, and that you
have a right of access to the collected information. Some World Online Community Inc.
web sites may collect more information than is described here and
will have additional privacy policies. Where applicable, please be sure to
read these privacy policies.
Information collected automatically via the Internet
World Online Community Inc. logs http requests to our server. These logs
capture computer information, navigation and clickstream data.
Some of the information collected does not identify who you are. Other
information, such as your domain name or IP address, may identify you
depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service
provider. You may wish to ask them about their polices and practices.
While we make no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of
individuals, the information captured does identify the following:
1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our web site;
2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
3. Screen resolution of your monitor;
4. The date and time you access our site;
5. The pages you visit; and
6. If you linked to the World Online Community Inc. web site from another web
site, the address of that web site. This information is used to help us make
our site more useful to our audiences by learning about the number of
visitors to our site, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of
technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about
specific individuals and their visits. Visitor information is not disclosed
to anyone except World Online Community Inc. personnel who need the information
for legitimate business purposes such as responding to a request.
A cookie is a small piece of text information that is sent to your browser
when you access a web site. Your browser will return this cookie information
to the domain where the cookie originated. Some of our sites use
"cookies" to track how our visitors use the site, and when cookies are used,
they may be used to help you fill in forms or track your use of the sites.
a randomly generated string before being able to perform some action. This prevents
automated scripts from running and ensures that a real person is performing the action.
The length of time that the cookie will reside on your machine will depend
upon the specific set-up of the particular sites you visit. If you are
your browser software for information on how to disable cookies. If you wish
to delete cookies from your machine, consult your browser’s help files for
instructions on how to do so.
Cookies Used on Some Sites
A number of World Online Community Inc. websites use dynamically driven content.
These pages use session cookies to define the parameters of the site and pages you are visiting.
These cookies do not gather or submit any information on users visiting the site.
For site security purposes, the World Online Community Inc. employs software
programs to monitor network traffic that identifies unauthorized attempts to
upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for
authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to
identify individual users or their usage habits.
Privacy and Links to Other Sites
World Online Community Inc. web sites may contain links to other sites. We are not
responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other web sites and
your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of
material and information found.
Information Collected in E-mails and Web Forms
If you should choose to provide us with personal information--as in an
e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it to us through our
website--we will use that information to respond to your message and to help
us get the information you have requested. World Online Community Inc. does not
collect personal information for commercial marketing or distribution to any
private organizations. Messages sent via the Internet can be intercepted. If
you are concerned about sending your personal information to us via the
Internet, you can use another method such as fax or regular mail.
Transactions Where Information Enters a System of Records
Where personal information is provided that enters a system of records, it
is collected in compliance with section 33 (c) of the Alberta Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. World Online Community Inc.
collects, creates and maintains information for the purposes of admission,
registration and other activities directly related to its website services.
Information collected is only kept for the length of time
necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected.