YWCA Yellowknife is committed to respecting the privacy of people who visit its website. Therefore, YWCA Yellowknife does not automatically gather personal information like name, phone number or email address. This information can only be obtained when the individual gives it through email on the “contact us” page or through the newsletter signup. All personal information created, held or collected by YWCA Yellowknife is protected by the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This means that at any point of collection you will be asked for consent to collect your information or be advised of the authority for such collection. You will be informed of the purpose for which it is being collected and how to exercise your right of access to that information. YWCA Yellowknife uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or manipulate information, or otherwise cause damage. This software automatically collects the following information:
• Internet Protocol Address (a unique number that identifies to a specific machine that is attached to the Internet);
• date and time of the visit;
• pages and files visited/downloaded; and
• type of operating system and browser used to access the site.