We recognize that visitors to our website may be concerned about the information they provide to us, and how we treat information. The Privacy Statement addresses those concerns. This statement may be changed or updated from time to time. This information applies to our website and does not extend beyond it.
LANGLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES uses its best efforts to respect the privacy of its online visitors. We do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our website.
We do not collect your personal information if you browse or download from our website. Some information, such as your internet domain name or IP address, may identify you. The extent of personal identification depends, in a large part, on the “naming standards” followed by your Internet service provider. You may wish to check their policies and practices in this regard. To the extent that our web server may collect personal information, that information is used only for the operation and security of our website
The personal information we collect via this website may include:
- the content of any electronic forms you submit via this website, requesting us to provide services or information, or take actions;
- information submitted if you participate in an online survey; and
- any messages or comments you submit to us via this Website or to email addresses displayed on this Website, which may include personal information such as name, email address and telephone number.
Email addresses provided via this website will only be used to respond to specific user queries and will not be added to any mailing lists, nor disclosed to any other party without users’ knowledge and consent, unless required by law. Where personal information is collected directly from you on our web pages, a specific privacy notification can be viewed by clicking on the ‘privacy statement’ tag at the bottom of the online form.
Where we collect personal information from you via our website, our privacy disclaimer will indicate which third parties we might share your information with (if any). In addition to providing our services to you and carrying out your requests, we may use or disclose personal information that we collect about you for purposes including the following:
- for the purpose that we have collected the information;
- purposes related to our research, planning, product and service development, security and testing;
- purposes connected with the operation, administration, development or enhancement of this website;
- where we suspect that fraud or unlawful activity has been, is being or may be engaged in; and any other purposes required or authorized by law.
We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control. However, you should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the internet. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us online and individuals do so at their own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification and disclosure. If you are concerned about conveying sensitive material to us over the Internet, you might prefer to contact us by telephone or mail. We will remove personal information from our system where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required and in order to fulfill our obligations under the Public Records Act 1973 (Vic)).
We take additional steps to protect the security of our personal information, such as strong 128-bit encryption. Before using these facilities, you should ensure that you are using a web browser that supports 128-bit encryption. In many web browers, you can confirm that your session is encrypted by the appearance of a locked padlock symbol located in the browser status bar at the foot of the browser.
Links to third party websites on this website are provided solely as a convenience to you. Langley Community Services Society has not reviewed all of these third party websites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these websites or their content. Thus, we do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or material found there, or any results that may be obtained by using them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this website, we recommend that you read the privacy statement of that website to familiarize yourself with its privacy practices.