Backyard Camp’s collection and processing of the personal information of users takes place under limited circumstances and at specific times, including during registration for our various personalized e-mail services and participation in various online contests and surveys. The user information collected by Backyard Camp may include both: (i) personal information directly provided by users, such as a user’s name, postal address, e-mail and other personal information collected through online forms, as well as (ii) the automatic collection by cookies, web beacons and other technologies of certain information, such as log information (i.e., your Internet Protocol address) and device information (i.e., device identifiers which may be unique to your device).
Neither Backyard Camp nor its affiliates use personal information for any other purpose than providing and facilitating the provision of Services, improving our operation and Services, providing effective advertising, or as otherwise described to you at the point of collection and pursuant to your consent. Specific examples of these permitted uses include:
Persons aged thirteen (13) or under shall not be permitted to become registered users of this site. Backyard Camp does not intentionally collect, use or disclose personal information of persons under the age of 13 years old except as permitted by applicable law. If we discover that we have collected personal information from a person under the age of 13 years old other than as permitted by applicable law, we will forthwith delete the relevant information.
We will not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer personal information to parties outside of Backyard Camp without your explicit prior consent, except as otherwise set out herein.
We may transfer or disclose personal information as follows:
As you access our Services, certain information may be passively collected by cookies, navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) and third party tracking services, including:
Our Services may use online technologies called “cookies” and “web beacons”, as well as other local storage technologies. This section explains what these technologies are and how they may be used.
Generally speaking, “cookies” are text files that are placed in your device’s browser, and that can be used to help recognize your browser across different web pages, websites and browsing sessions. They are saved, either temporarily or permanently, on your hard drive, leaving a trace of your passage. The information can include such things as the date and time of your last visit, a given answer to an online question, personal information, etc. Cookies can also enhance your web experience by recording your navigation preferences for a given website.
Your browser or device may offer settings related to cookies. For example, you may be able to configure your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of our Services. For more information about whether these settings are available, what they do, and how they work, visit your browser or device’s help material.
Web beacons are small pieces of code placed on web pages, in videos and in emails that can communicate information about your browser and device to a server. Beacons can be used, among other things, to count the users who visit a web page or read an email, or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a user viewing a Web page or email.
We understand that data security is a critical issue for our users and we are committed to safeguarding the personal information in our custody and under our control.
Backyard Camp has implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control. However, please note that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your information and privacy, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to our Services and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction or inadvertent disclosure of your information, or any other disclosures out of our control.
Your online access to some of your information may be protected with a password that you select. We strongly recommend that you select a unique password that is difficult to guess and that you do not disclose your password to anyone. We will never ask you for your password in any unsolicited communication (such as letters, phone calls, or email messages).
Users may opt-out of providing personal information and from receiving information on Backyard Camp updates and new services. The process to opt out of most Backyard Camp email materials may be found in the easy-to-follow unsubscribe directions posted at the bottom of such emails.
We may use de-identified information created by us from your personal information without restriction.
We will retain your information for as long [as your account is active,] as needed to provide you the Services, and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
15 North Park Road
Vaughan, Ontario L4J 0A1