Legal Disclaimer

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.

YWCA Yellowknife makes no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of the individuals visiting its website, unless an attempt to damage the website has been detected. The collected information may be used to improve web content and security. However, you maybe subject to the privacy policy of that site, if it does have one. YWCA Yellowknife is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of external websites. Personal information submitted to YWCA Yellowknife by email or various feedback or comment forms is subject to the access and protection provisions of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.