Hamilton Music Industry Working Committee
Hamilton City of Music Website
(a) What Information is collected?
The MIWC may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users visit our site, register on the site, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on the site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, username and/or an email address. Users may, however, visit our site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.
Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except where it prevents them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
(b) Why is the Information Collected?
The MIWC may collect your personal information in order to enable The MIWC to make general improvements to the Site, ensure that content standards of the Site are rigorously upheld, enable us to contact you and better serve your specific interests. We may also request you to voluntarily provide personal information that is required to access features of our Site.
(c) What We Will and Will Not Do With the Information You Provide
The MIWC uses information generally to compile statistical data, keep in contact with users, improve the content of our Site and provide them with a better interactive experience. The MIWC may use your information specifically for the following purposes: (i) to run and operate our Site; (ii) to notify visitors about updates to our Site; (iii) to identify our visitors’ preferences; (iv) to keep you informed about products and services (both ours and third parties’) in which you have expressed an interest; (v) to run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature; (vi) to contact you as part of a promotion or contest of interest; (vii) to meet legal requirements; (viii) to provide Internet security; and/or (ix) to analyze the collected information to understand how our users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site and (x) to display content on the Site accurately.
How Secure is Your Information?
Any unauthorized use of the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. We have policies and procedures in place to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your information that we collect and maintain. All personal information is stored on secured servers, behind a firewall at a data centre with access to data strictly controlled. Only individuals specifically involved in the analysis and other functions set out herein have access to your personally identifiable information. These individuals have been provided the requisite training on our privacy policies and practices.
3. Third-Party Advertising
When you visit the Site, a third-party advertiser or we may store or recognize some information on your computer in the form of a “cookie” or similar file. “Cookies” are small text files that identify an individual computer’s browser entering the Site. They do not pose a security threat to you. No personal information is stored within the cookies. For example, cookies allow us to track a browser’s movement through the Site over several sessions. Through cookies, the Site can recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor’s
access to and use of the Site and allows the Site to track usage behaviour that will allow content improvement and enable us to tailor our Site to better match your interests and preferences. If you do not want cookies placed on your computer, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Most Internet browsers or other software will allow you to do this. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these
functions. If you reject cookies, functionality of the Site may be severely limited, and you may not be able to take advantage of many of the Site’s best features.
5. Linking to Third-Party Content / Websites
Questions / Concerns?
If you have any concerns about privacy procedures at our Site Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org