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Privacy Policy

The Ganaraska Freewheelers website exists for personal and non-commercial use of members and allows access to the general public. The Club is committed to protecting the privacy of its Members and complies with federally regulated privacy law – Personal Informaton Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

By reading this policy, visitors have agreed to policies and are responsible to check from time to time as the policy can change.

What information do we collect?

  • Our website automatically collects visitor and usage statistics such as number of visits, pages visited, length of time spent on specific pages.
  • We collect personal information from members via registration forms.
  • Comments on website pages are displayed to the general public.

What information do we NOT collect?

  • We do not collect personal information for Insurance purposes; as of 2013 membership year, members register for insurance directly with the Ontario Cycling Association from whom you can request its privacy policy.
  • We do not collect information for third parties with whom our site links; however, once you are on their sites, they may collect information for purposes other than ours. We encourage you to read their privacy statements.
  • We do not collect information from minors (under 18) without consent of their guardian or parent.

To whom do we distribute the information and for what purposes?

  • Our member directory contains limited contact information to facilitate the communication of ride details.  All members have access to this password-protected page on our site. We caution members to safeguard the password and this information.
  • We may need to share information with legal authorities if required to comply with a judicial proceeding, a court order or a legal process.

To whom do we NOT distribute the information?

  • We do not sell or provide member information to advertisers who wish to sell a product.

What can you do to ensure your privacy is protected and our Club is compliant with privacy legislation?

  • You can decline to provide your contact information on our password-protected member directory.
  • At any time, you can request a review of information on file with us to ensure accuracy.
  • You can request that your information be removed from our database.
  • You can let our Executive know if you believe our privacy policy has been violated or if you would like to suggest improvements.

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