Privacy Policy

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This site has been established by Discover Charlottetown for information purposes only, with respect to the Province of Prince Edward Island to provide its customers information about Charlottetown, and the venues, facilities and services Discover Charlottetown can provide. The information is intended for general use only and nothing on this site constitutes an offer to enter into a legally binding contract.

Privacy Policy

Commitment to Privacy
Protecting the security and privacy of your personal information is important to Discover Charlottetown and to the way we conduct our business in compliance with laws on privacy and data protection in the areas in which we operate. This Privacy Policy will help you understand the nature of the personal information collected by Discover Charlottetown, how the information is used and with whom the information may be shared.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this posting. Please check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will mean you accept those changes.

Information Collected by "cookies"
Like most major websites, we use cookies for some aspects of measurement of use and quality of performance of our site, particularly the way search pages are delivered.

Discover Charlottetown engages third party information management service providers to help maintain efficient operations and improve delivery to the user. Because such information management service providers may access our systems, such information management service providers may have access to your information.

Discover Charlottetown does not transfer or relinquish ownership of information maintained about you within Discover Charlottetown systems and databases to such information management service providers but requires these information management service providers to sign confidentiality agreements to keep all confidential information and other proprietary information found in our systems confidential.

Personally Identifiable Information
Discover Charlottetown reserves the right to share general demographic information with advertisers or potential advertisers; however, profiles of individual users are not shared, unless users expressly request information from our members or request information from our site.

However, by providing personal information to Discover Charlottetown, you acknowledge that you expressly consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information pursuant to this Privacy Policy.

If you are under 18, be sure to obtain your parent's or guardian's permission before you send any information about yourself (your name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the Internet. We encourage parents to get involved with their children's online usage and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.

Use of Personal Information
When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, we use the information for only that purpose (such as to provide the service or information you have requested). For example, you may be asked to give us individual information to receive information. We may store your personal information and comments for future use and reference in order to maintain an appropriate record of our relationship with you. If there are legal requirements relating to the period of time which we must retain your personal information, we will comply with those requirements.

Disclosure of Personal Information
Discover Charlottetown may share any of your personal information with Discover Charlottetown Members or external suppliers, but only to fulfill the purposes of use as described above. Discover Charlottetown will not sell or provide your personal information to any other party, unless you provide us with explicit permission to do so or unless we are compelled by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to law or to legal process served on Discover Charlottetown.

Newsletter
The person subscribing to the Discover Charlottetown Newsletter (the “Newsletter”) agrees to the following:

  1. By filling out the subscription form the reader (you) agree to receive via email and/or other electronic forms of communication a Newsletter from Discover Charlottetown that entails updates, articles, pictures, surveys, links to blogs, social networks and photo galleries periodically.
  2. The subscriber to the Newsletter may view, reproduce or store copies of articles comprising the journal on condition the articles are used only for their personal, non-commercial use. Specific written consent must be given by Discover Charlottetown prior to any commercial use.

Contests
Users participating in any Discover Charlottetown contests may be required to submit varying degrees of personal information, depending upon the nature of the particular contest. The specific information to be collected and how it will be used will be disclosed in the general contest rules and regulations and/or in the referring contest page or newsletter. The names, addresses and photograph or likeness of contest winners may be reproduced on the site or in other advertising materials.

Surveys
From time to time, Discover Charlottetown may conduct online surveys for internal purposes or for third parties, to gather general information about users and/or their views. Participation in these surveys is voluntary; no information will be collected except that which is knowingly supplied by the user. Identifying Personal Information will not be shared.

Forums and Social Media
Our forums are not moderated. We depend on participants to conduct themselves within the bounds of community standards. The views and opinions expressed by participants are not endorsed by Discover Charlottetown, nor is Discover Charlottetown responsible for them. Users are asked to refrain from the use of profanity or rude language, and to make no personal attacks which could be considered libelous. Advocating violence or criminal behavior, and hatemongering is forbidden. Posting of copyright infringing material is forbidden Discover Charlottetown reserves the right to remove any postings which do not meet these defined standards.

Participants grant Discover Charlottetown the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, modify, translate and distribute any posted material, for any use whatsoever. Users agree to indemnify Discover Charlottetown against any liability whatsoever caused by material posted by you or used by you. Users agree that Discover Charlottetown will not be liable for any damages of any kind whatsoever arising from use of, the use by others of or actions taken by Discover Charlottetown in respect of, the forums. Users agree that use of Discover Charlottetown's forums constitutes agreement to abide by these rules. Registration is required for participation in Discover Charlottetown discussion boards. The above policies are outlined when a user logs in to participate in a discussion.

Linked Sites
These privacy policies refer to areas and services offered by Discover Charlottetown at the domain (web address) www.discovercharlottetown.ca. Discover Charlottetown linked sites may post their own privacy policies. Users are encouraged to take the time to familiarize themselves with the privacy policies of websites outside the Discover Charlottetown site.

Questions?
If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or any of Discover Charlottetown’s use of your information, please contact Discover Charlottetown at www.discovercharlottetown.ca/contact-us

Disclaimer

Disclaimer of Endorsement
The information posted on www.discovercharlottetown.ca includes hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. This site provides these links and pointers solely for our users' information and convenience. When users select a link to an outside website, they are leaving www.discovercharlottetown.ca and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website. Discover Charlottetown, which manages DiscoverCharlottetown.ca, does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of information contained on a linked website. Discover Charlottetown does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites and we do not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer. Discover Charlottetown cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website. Discover Charlottetown is not responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites. Discover Charlottetown is not responsible for or liable in any way for commercial transactions which users transact with linked websites.

Liability Disclaimer
The information, software, products, and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or errors, including pricing errors. In particular, Discover Charlottetown, co-branded and/or linked website partners through whom we provide service, the Discover Charlottetown Members, do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the hotel, air, cruise, car and other travel products displayed on this website (including, without limitation, the pricing, photographs, list of hotel amenities, general product descriptions, etc.), much of which information is provided by the respective Members. In addition, Discover Charlottetown expressly reserves the right to correct any errors on our website.

Hotel ratings displayed on this website are intended as only general guidelines, and Discover Charlottetown do not guarantee the accuracy of the ratings. Discover Charlottetown makes no guarantee about the availability of specific products and services. Discover Charlottetown may make improvements and/or changes on this website at any time.

In no event shall Discover Charlottetown, and/or their respective suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use this website (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon opinions appearing on this web site; any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and services obtained through this website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if Discover Charlottetown and/or their respective suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Security

This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

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